• March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Rich list shows the money comes from software

    The computer industry can be a fairly profitable place -just ask Bill Gates and Larry Ellison - for those at the top of the software tree. Gates and Ellison both feature in the top ten of the latest Forbes rich list with the former boss at Microsoft...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Educational resellers urged to look beyond IWBs and projectors

    Education specialist Turning Technologies has started a channel recruitment drive to encourage those selling whiteboards and projectors to extend the portfolio of products they offer schools and colleges. The firm, which has set up in the UK ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Progress plans to rejuvenate channel

    Progress Software has promised to rejuvenate its channel relationships as it looks to re-engage with the developer community. The business intelligence specialist changed its UK management last summer and a few months on has revealed that it is ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Magirus handed 'build-to-order' Cisco blade badge

    Magirus has notched up another Cisco UCS certification, enabling the distie to build UCS B-Series solutions to order, building on its existing configuration badge. The award means Magirus will be able to build B-Seriesservers from the chassis ...  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    iPad 3 will widen Apple tablet lead, says Ovum

    With the launch of Apple's iPad 3, Ovum analysts have said that although 2012 will see increasing competition in the tablet market, the new iteration of the iPad will cement Apple's market-leading position through to the end of the year at least. ...  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    Credit card fraud drops as industry fights back

    Credit card fraud numbers have revealed a drop in that type of crime with resellers being praised for their vigilence in fighting criminals. Although the latest figures from the banking and card payments industry show that credit, debit card and ...  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    Channel Telecom resellers to get anti-bankruptcy cover

    Business comms provider Channel Telecom is introducing a new service to protect its resellers from being smacked with a hefty bill if their customers go to the wall. The premium-free insurance policy, which is being offered subject to terms and ...  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    SME credit dominates pre-Budget agenda

    The issue of SME credit is already starting to dominate the political agenda even before the Budget sets out the details of plans to help ease the flow of funds to smaller businesses. Business Secretary Vince Cable has revealed that he believes not ...  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    Trustwave acquires M86 Security to widen portfolio

    Consolidation in the security industry continues to be a feature of the market with M86 Security, which itself has expanded through acquisition in the poast, being picked up by Trustwave. The terms of the deal were not disclosed but is expected to ...  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2012 07 Mar'12

    Security the VAR's answer to service provider cloud dominance?

    Cryptocard CEO Neil Hollister responds to our recent column, 'Being rational about resellers in the cloud' and suggests that security services could be the means by which resellers can take on the big service provider players. In his February column...  Continue Reading