Desktop PCs

  • 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.

  • February 13, 2012 13 Feb'12

    Former Dell Europe boss takes role at Santok

    The former head of Dell Europe has popped up at Santok Enterprises to run the firm's mobile devices operation. Mark Ormerod has been vice president and general manager at Dell Europe and also enjoyed a spell before that as group managing director at...

  • February 13, 2012 13 Feb'12

    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, the supply chain will remain constrained and prices will remain high for at least two more quarters, according to market analysts IHS.

  • February 13, 2012 13 Feb'12

    Kemp plans for UK expansion after VC backing

    Load-balancing specialists Kemp are planning to use some of the proceeds of venture capital backing to increase its foothold and levels of channel support in the UK.

  • February 10, 2012 10 Feb'12

    VIP vertical push continues with corporate VAR team

    VIP Computers has set up a corporate reseller team to increase the amount of business it can get through the top VARs as part of its ongoing push into specific vertical markets.

  • February 10, 2012 10 Feb'12

    Fujitsu embarks on VDI VAR recruitment drive

    Fujitsu is ramping up its exposure to the virtualised desktop (VDI) market and is on the prowl for specialist virtualisation partners to make its dreams come true.

  • February 10, 2012 10 Feb'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 10 February 2012

    RM asleep at the wheel during education spending crisis RM has admitted that it was caught napping during the slowdown and failed to fully appreciate the scale of the crisis thanks to the mitigating effect of the cancelled BSF programme.

  • February 09, 2012 09 Feb'12

    Context predicts emergence of two-tier tablet market

    The tablet market is splitting into two tiers with high-end and luxury brands at one end of the spectrum and mainstream offerings at the other.

  • February 09, 2012 09 Feb'12

    Lenovo numbers show share taking strategy is delivering

    Lenovo's strategy of protecting its market share and attacking that commanded by rivals appears to be paying off as the vendor reported growth in its third quarter.

  • February 09, 2012 09 Feb'12

    Potts handed channel reins at IBM

    IBM has shuffled its UK channel management pack as the former partner head Jacqueline Davey heads to Europe to move into a strategic sales leadership role.

  • February 09, 2012 09 Feb'12

    Intellect calls on better use of IT to drive economic recovery

    Dropping productivity across the UK threatens to undermine any chances of economic recovery unless a coherent strategy is established to exploit IT.

  • February 08, 2012 08 Feb'12

    Desktop management vendors poised to challenge PC market

    Desktop management and VDI strategies are proving a hot topic for the industry in the opening months of the year, with multiple solutions jostling for position as the migration to Windows 7 gathers pace and the PC market flounders.

  • February 08, 2012 08 Feb'12

    Redstor highlights channel for driving growth

    Cloud services specialist Redstor has revealed that 80% of its revenues are now being driven through the channel and revenues in hosted backup and storage are growing.

  • February 07, 2012 07 Feb'12

    PC vendors face uphill struggle in UK

    Gartner research director Ranjit Atwal has warned that PC vendors face an "uphill struggle" to regain the interest of consumers in the UK, saying that the introduction of ultra-books was "desperately needed" to give the market a shot in the arm ...