• January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Datatec on track in face of economic turmoil

    Westcon and Logicalis parent Datatec has turned in another strong performance during the four months to the end of December 2011 in the face of poor economic data, sovereign debt issues in Europe and weakening markets.  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Zycko to distribute power saving Verdiem solutions

    Zycko has struck a deal to distribute IT energy management and efficiency specialist Verdiem, which it claims will allow resellers to help customers further optimise IT estates by managing the power state of devices and offering energy savings, ...  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Storage network global certification launched

    CompTIA Storage and storage industry body SNIA have teamed up to introduce a new credential for IT professionals working in data storage, writes Linda Endersby.  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Column: Drowning in a tide of tabloid trivia

    The channel keeps showing up in the tabloid press for all the wrong reasons, argues Billy MacInnes. If there's one thing that gets the goat of people in the IT industry, it's the lack of recognition.  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Dixons' Christmas not complete disaster

    Despite presiding over yet another drop in both underlying and like-for-like sales during the 12 weeks to 7 January, Dixons Retail chief John Browett has been given a resounding thumbs up by shareholders.  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    The year of the innovator

    Cisco UK and Ireland CTO Ian Foddering explores the findings of the firm's recent TechWatch 2012 report, and argues for new approaches to IT strategy and training. Many IT decision makers have 2012 pegged as a year in which technology can deliver a ...  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Interactive Ideas joins Bitdefender distribution network

    Security specialist Bit defender has signed up distie Interactive Ideas to work closely with independent system builders, VARS and MSPs and deliver cost-effective solutions regardless of customer location, writes Linda Endersby.  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Juniper gives VARs Vegas bonanza

    Juniper Networks has added a plethora of new channel tools and resources to its channel programme at its reseller conference, which is being held this week in Las Vegas.  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2012 17 Jan'12

    Channel boss in Mail on Sunday sting

    Transputec boss Rickie Sehgal has spoken of his embarrassment after falling victim to a Mail on Sunday sting in which an undercover reporter posed as a businessman seeking access to senior Conservative party politicians, including PM David Cameron.  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2012 17 Jan'12

    Wick Hill lifeboat launched in Expand channel

    The saga of what is to become of Expand Networks customers and partners in the wake of last week's technology and IP acquisition by Riverbed has taken another twist as distie Wick Hill, along with competitor CDG, mounted a rescue mission in the ...  Continue Reading