Desktop PCs

  • February 27, 2012 27 Feb'12

    ZyXEL resellers in school iPad giveaway

    Broadband networking vendor ZyXEL is to offer education customers free iPad 2 tablets for every six NWA5160 access points bought alongside one of its NXC5200 Wi-Fi controllers. The NXC5200 is able to support up to 240 APs, reckons ZyXEL, meaning ...

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    Epson expecting channel expansion

    Epson is looking for greater channel engagement as it promotes its product portfolio and managed print services programme to resellers.

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    Apple boss considering dividend payments

    Apple has given ground to major shareholders agreeing that it will give them more influence over board appointments in the future.

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 24 February 2012

    Channel players named to G-Cloud supplier framework a host of industry players learned last weekend that they have been selected to provide cloud services to the public sector under Westminster's long-awaited G-Cloud framework.

  • February 23, 2012 23 Feb'12

    Whitman positive on channel PSG outlook

    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has spoken positively of its channel partners relative to its business and consumer client business, PSG, despite the unit booking a major revenue decline during the last three months.

  • February 23, 2012 23 Feb'12

    Whitman brands HP 'too complex, too slow' as profits slump

    Hewlett-Packard chief exec Meg Whitman has pledged to shake-up the vendor's business model to its very core, saying the firm had become "too complex and too slow".

  • February 22, 2012 22 Feb'12

    Dell results indicate PC market is still struggling

    The PC market has still not exited the recession if Dell's latest set of results are a barometer of the fortunes of the hardware sector. Not only did the numbers for the fourth quarter fail to impress Wall Street but the vendor warned that sales ...

  • February 17, 2012 17 Feb'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 17 February 2012

    No relief for hard disk prices in 2012, says IHS In spite of a ramp up of hard disk drive (HDD) production in recent weeks.

  • February 16, 2012 16 Feb'12

    Insight closes year with flat Euro sales, profits strengthen

    Insight has reported flat sales from its EMEA business in the final quarter of 2011 with the region contributing $369.4m to the company coffers, up 1% compared to the fourth quarter of 2010, 2% when excluding foreign currency fluctuations.

  • February 16, 2012 16 Feb'12

    Dutch distie fetches up in Milton Keynes

    Dutch distributor Xeptor has opened its first UK office in Milton Keynes as part of a major international growth drive.

  • February 15, 2012 15 Feb'12

    Bullish Acer edges back into profit

    Acer CEO JT Wang has hailed a "turnaround" quarter after posting a small post-tax profit of NT $75m (£1.61m) in the final quarter of 2011.

  • February 15, 2012 15 Feb'12

    Lexmark embraces print solutions model

    Lexmark is ditching its three year old ValuePrint channel programme and replacing it with a solutions-focused set-up dubbed Business Solutions Dealer, which it claims will be have a tighter fit with its "high-value approach".

  • February 15, 2012 15 Feb'12

    Lanway rounds up channel talent

    Dell, HP and Microsoft partner Lanway has made a series of appointments across the business to boost its client-facing expertise and support.

  • February 15, 2012 15 Feb'12

    Lenovo sets out channel targets for 2012

    In the wake of positive financial results reported earlier in February, Lenovo has set out its channel targets for the coming year, having signed more than 1,000 resellers in Western Europe - 100 of those in the UK - since launching a new partner ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    Early March tipped as launch date for iPad 3

    Those resellers wondering if this first quarter was going to have any significant product launches put down in the calendar might want to circle 7 March as the likely unveiling of the iPad 3.