• May 30, 2012 30 May'12

    Medion could have bright future in UK, says Lenovo

    One year on from its acquisition of German national PC champion Medion, expansive Lenovo has suggested that the brand - which it bought with the express intention of bulking up its consumer-facing business as it seeks to become the largest global PC...  Continue Reading

  • May 29, 2012 29 May'12

    Economic conditions and skill shortages threaten MSPs

    Tough economic conditions coupled with skills shortages threaten to hold back the market and development of managed service providers (MSPs). The warning that the financial climate is stunting more investment in managed services has been sounded in...  Continue Reading

  • May 29, 2012 29 May'12

    Avnet adds social media to reseller services

    Avnet has taken the wraps off a social media tool designed to help resellers keep their customers informed about the main developments in the vendor community. The distributor's socialondemand from purechannelapps enables messages from vendors to ...  Continue Reading

  • May 29, 2012 29 May'12

    Casio hires former Maverick staffer to drive channel sales

    Casio has appointed a former Maverick staffer Oli Davies to drive its channel sales of its projectors across Southern England. Davies, who as well as a spell at Maverick also has some time at Sanyo on his CV, will be tasked in his role as business ...  Continue Reading

  • May 29, 2012 29 May'12

    Flexibility the motivation for SME cloud adoption

    Cloud computing with its promises of greater flexibility and cost s avings is becoming increasingly attractive to SMEs with a significant number planning to start using the technology in the near future. With cloud becoming a larger small business ...  Continue Reading

  • May 29, 2012 29 May'12

    Flame poses challenge to anti virus status quo

    The reaction of the security industry to the discovery of the Flame threat, which appears to be the most complex attack launched so far in the ongoing cyber war, has been to call for resellers to sell customers greater layered defences. The ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2012 28 May'12

    Kaspersky raises alarm over Flame threat

    Kaspersky has raised the alarm over what could be one of the most dangerous malicious programmes yet discovered. The vendor came across the malware after being called on by the International Telecommunication Union to investigate what was happening...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2012 28 May'12

    Equanet sales head Holt heads to Lanway

    Storage and network solutions provider Lanway has appointed former Equanet head of southern sales, David Holt, to run its own sales organisation. The arrival of Holt, who previously managed the corporate sales division at Insight, marks another step...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2012 28 May'12

    Those sticking with XP warned of costs consequences

    Microsoft has warned that those users that stick with Windows XP after support runs out face spiralling costs looking after a PC estate running its old operating system. The vendor has commissioned IDC to produce a white paper to sum up the risks ...  Continue Reading

  • May 28, 2012 28 May'12

    Software AG looks for channel to drive vertical expansion

    Business process management (BPM) specialist Software AG has revealed plans to put more focus on the UK and to recruit partners with vertical expertise. The software player with a strong reputation in the business process and operation ...  Continue Reading