• December 08, 2008 08 Dec'08

    Flexible enclosure keeps servers cool

    Server enclosures have changed in the past couple of years, driven not just by the demand for products with greater accessibility but also by a requirement for increased flexibility, as users gain the confidence to open up their server and upgrade ...  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2008 08 Dec'08

    KBOX enables easy server control

    There is a growing market for slivers of tin that slip into a server case and offer greater management functionality.  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2008 08 Dec'08

    Making the most of legacy systems

    The widening credit crunch and fear of recession have led to a drop in confidence among IT buyers. New projects are being delayed or sliced into smaller pieces that are easier to pass through the purchasing and financial departments.  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2008 08 Dec'08

    SSD – the real winner against HDD?

    The solid-state drive (SSD) has big shoes to fill. Its reputation as the technology frontrunner set to replace hard disk drives (HDD) means it faces a public downfall if its promises are not delivered. They can, and will, be compared against each ...  Continue Reading

  • December 05, 2008 05 Dec'08

    RoHS directive changes will impact resellers

    Draft changes to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directives published this week by the European Commission will put added responsibility on the reseller community to ensure that the kit they sell is compliant.  Continue Reading

  • December 04, 2008 04 Dec'08

    eBuyer has credit limits halved

    eBuyer has downplayed the impact that a reduction in credit insurance will have on its business after both Euler Hermes and Atradius slashed limits on the company by 50% following the disclosure of its preliminary results to them.  Continue Reading

  • December 04, 2008 04 Dec'08

    No job cuts at Cisco, vows Chambers

    Speaking at a Credit Suisse Technology conference in the States, Cisco CEO John Chambers has said that in spite of an ongoing hiring freeze there will be no job cuts at Cisco for the foreseeable future.  Continue Reading

  • December 03, 2008 03 Dec'08

    Microsoft LAR changes due in January

    Microsoft has halved the number of hoops that LARs must jump through to hit rebates targets under changes that will see partners earn less on volume licensing deals particularly in the public sector but more from higher value apps.  Continue Reading

  • December 03, 2008 03 Dec'08

    HDS helps dealers justify storage spend

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has given resellers access to its in-house Storage Economics analytical methodology in the hope of easing the sales process and enabling end-user IT managers and CIOs to justify spending during the recession.  Continue Reading

  • December 03, 2008 03 Dec'08

    Flexible working features in Queen's speech

    Increased legislation around flexible working is expected to feature in the Queen's Speech at the state opening of parliament later today.  Continue Reading