• May 11, 2012 11 May'12

    HP and Avnet team up to ease cloud deployment process

    HP and Avnet have given partners a sneak peek at a server, software and services bundle called Cloud-in-a-Box, a new solution designed to ease the software development and testing process for end-users. The bundle is to be released later in the year...  Continue Reading

  • May 11, 2012 11 May'12

    Wi-Fi provider iPass stalks mobile device management experts

    Wi-Fi networking services and enterprise mobility provider iPass is on the hunt for reseller partners with competencies around mobile device management to help it get deeper into customers trying to exploit remote working and consumerisation. IPass ...  Continue Reading

  • May 11, 2012 11 May'12

    Dixons trading year ends on positive note

    Dixons Retail has published trading results for the 16, 28 and 52 weeks ending 28 April 2012, showing sales down but better than expected, writes Linda Endersby. Although total group sales were down 3% over the year the period had a positive end ...  Continue Reading

  • May 11, 2012 11 May'12

    Regulatory pressures reveal poor risk management controls

    A recent survey shows that in times of increasing regulatory pressures only a third of businesses think they have robust processes in place to manage governance risk and compliance (GRC), writes Linda Endersby. The survey, by Software AG, provider ...  Continue Reading

  • May 11, 2012 11 May'12

    Redstone and Webscreen launch ISP DDoS service

    Network and cloud solutionsprovider Redstone, together with new partner,Webscreen Technology, has launched a new DDoS protections service, safeguarding customers from the danger of distributed denial-of-service attacks, writes Linda Endersby. John ...  Continue Reading

  • May 10, 2012 10 May'12

    Westcon Group to distribute VASCO in UK

    Distributor Westcon Group has expanded its continental agreement with VASCO Data Security to include the UK, writes Linda Endersby. Products such as VASCO's DIGIPASS will now be available to reseller partners across the country. These customer ...  Continue Reading

  • May 10, 2012 10 May'12

    Becalmed PC market awaits wind of Windows 8, says Gartner

    A sense of calmseems to havedescended on theembattled PC market in western Europe, according to Gartner's latest market stats, as buyers take a "wait and see" approach to their purchasing patterns ahead of the arrival of Windows 8-based ...  Continue Reading

  • May 10, 2012 10 May'12

    Android apps and smartphones are top hacker targets

    Android applications have become a major focus for hackers helping make the UK one of the countries with the highest rates of smartphone malware. The Q1 2012 E-Threat Landscape Report from Bitdefender has charted a hike in activity around ...  Continue Reading

  • May 10, 2012 10 May'12

    BT profits up but revenue down

    BT has announced £2.4bn in pre tax profits for the year ending 31st March but seen a fall in revenue of a couple of percent, writes Linda Endersby. A one off tax credit and interest from the pension fund boosted the pre-tax profits, up 16% on...  Continue Reading

  • May 10, 2012 10 May'12

    Mozy backs up reseller programme with online portal

    Data protection provider Mozy, has taken the wraps off first online portal for resellers in the UK just days after it kicked off its channel programme, writes Linda Endersby. Following the launch of it UK reseller programme at the start of the ...  Continue Reading