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  • January 03, 2013 03 Jan'13

    Distribution identifies mobility opportunity

    The year ahead should see plenty of opportunities around mobility on the security, management and networking fronts according to distributors planning for the next twelve months

  • January 03, 2013 03 Jan'13

    Gartner: global ICT spend up 4.2% in 2013

    Gartner has predicted that global ICT spending will grow by 4.2% to reach $3.7tn (£2.3tn) during 2013, up from its previous forecast of 3.8%

  • December 13, 2012 13 Dec'12

    Micro-P raids Azlan for network, comms talent

    Micro-P has appointed Azlan’s HP Networking business manager Gavin O’Shea as its new general manager of networking and communications

  • December 13, 2012 13 Dec'12

    UK leads the way in mobile adoption, reports Ofcom

    The UK is leading the way in its use of mobile devices and shopping online according to the a 17 country survey from Ofcom

  • December 10, 2012 10 Dec'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 7 December 2012

    Our regular look back at some of the most widely read channel news stories from the past seven days

  • December 07, 2012 07 Dec'12

    Salesforce UK enterprise sales boss heads into channel

    Former Salesforce.com UK and Ireland enterprise sales SVP Alistair Wildman has popped up at Salesforce platinum partner Tquila in the role of CEO

  • December 06, 2012 06 Dec'12

    Daisy to offer one Vodafone partner £15k grant

    Daisy Distribution, is to offer a £15,000 grant to the Vodafone reseller that “demonstrates the most commitment” to promoting the provider to its end-user customers

  • November 14, 2012 14 Nov'12

    Cisco CEO: Europe not yet at rock bottom

    Cisco CEO John Chambers has told analysts that the European market has a way to go before it begins to turn around, after regional revenues in the first quarter of Cisco’s fiscal 2013 declined by 10%

  • November 01, 2012 01 Nov'12

    X2 Computing focuses on pre-sales

    X2 Computing, a provider of bespoke mobile computing technologies, has appointed David Cull as pre-sales technical consultant from Box Technologies

  • October 31, 2012 31 Oct'12

    Sales up but loss widens at ShoreTel

    Unified communications specialist ShoreTel has published its latest quarterlies and revealed that while its sales continue to grow at a steady lick, its balance sheet is still clouded by GAAP net losses

  • October 22, 2012 22 Oct'12

    ZTE in call for reseller, distributor partners

    Chinese telecoms, networking and mobility specialist ZTE Corporation announced its arrival in the UK channel at London’s IP Expo 2012 event last week, sounding a rallying cry for new VAR and distributor partners

  • October 22, 2012 22 Oct'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 19 October 2012

    Our regular look back at the most popular ICT channel news stories from the past week

  • October 10, 2012 10 Oct'12

    Reading base first phase of Huawei UK investment

    Huawei may be facing renewed attacks on several fronts over its links to the Chinese state but its investment in the UK market is continuing apace, with the announcement of a major new head office development in the Thames Valley

  • October 05, 2012 05 Oct'12

    Ctrack looks to channel to drive growth

    Vehicle tracking technology specialist Ctrack has decided that the time is right to build a channel proposition to get resellers to start selling its products

  • September 28, 2012 28 Sep'12

    RIM losses narrow in transformative second quarter

    Floundering BlackBerry smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) has posted a substantially lower year-on-year loss for the three months to 1 September and claimed it is beginning to steady the ship

  • September 27, 2012 27 Sep'12

    'Picky' strategy pays off for Nimans

    Comms distributor Nimans has said that its decision to be a bit more picky in terms of the business it accepts – turning away opportunities that delivered inadequate or no margins – has paid off

  • September 18, 2012 18 Sep'12

    Du Toit reunites with former boss at Azzurri

    Managed communications services provider Azzurri has named channel veteran David Du Toit as its new operations director to soup up the firm’s internal processes and boost service quality and value to end-users

  • September 11, 2012 11 Sep'12

    Bramwell hired to spearhead Ingram mobile push

    Matt Bramwell has been taken on by Ingram Micro to run its mobile business with a brief to expand and grow market share

  • September 11, 2012 11 Sep'12

    Reseller LDD takes leap into telecoms world

    HP, Cisco and VMware partner LDD Group has launched a new wholesale telecoms division as it seeks to diversify its offering into end-to-end solutions provision.

  • September 11, 2012 11 Sep'12

    Huawei set to pump £1.2bn into UK economy

    Ren Zhengfei, the CEO of expansive Chinese networking kit builder Huawei, is set to announce the creation of 700 new jobs in the UK

  • September 06, 2012 06 Sep'12

    Centrify signs Cohort to target Apple users

    Security and compliance solutions provider Centrify has signed VAD Cohort to market its DirectControl for Mac and Mobile product suites.

  • August 23, 2012 23 Aug'12

    BYOD offers data roaming opportunity for channel

    iPass has published a Mobile Workforce Report, saying Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in the workplace is creating a generation of productive workaholics.

  • August 17, 2012 17 Aug'12

    Avaya financial boss out as losses mount

    Avaya has replaced its CFO Anthony Massetti, with JDS Uniphase financial bod and one-time Cisco man Dave Vellequette in the latest of a series of leadership changes at the communications firm.

  • August 15, 2012 15 Aug'12

    Loss clouds ShoreTel figures

    Unified comms and cloud vendor ShoreTel has ended its financial year on a high with sales up but posted yet another quarterly net loss.

  • August 14, 2012 14 Aug'12

    Second quarter of decline for mobile market

    The global mobile phone market saw its second consecutive quarter of decline as feature phone sales continued to ebb away and smartphone demand faltered slightly.

  • August 10, 2012 10 Aug'12

    Android draws away from mobile OS field

    Google’s Android operating system has increased its dominance over rival mobile platforms and now commands more than 68% of the total market.

  • July 30, 2012 30 Jul'12

    Vodafone ousts Cable & Wireless management

    Vodafone is to replace a swathe of top execs at Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW), with chief exec Gavin Darby and CFO Ian Gibson among those on the way out.

  • July 18, 2012 18 Jul'12

    Wick Hill signs mobile management player Zenprise

    Wick Hill has added to its portfolio after signing Zenprise which provides a mobile management solution

  • July 13, 2012 13 Jul'12

    Phoenix on prowl for new sales teams as pipeline swells

    Phoenix IT sales director John Hall has revealed the restructuring of the company is beginning to have a positive effect on its sales pipeline.

  • July 12, 2012 12 Jul'12

    Tech Data takes complete control of Brightstar

    Tech Data has made the move to buy the 50% stake in joint venture mobility partner Brightstar

  • July 12, 2012 12 Jul'12

    Murphx bosses head for the exit as Daisy earn-out period ends

    Former Murphx managing director Carl Churchill and management team Richard Jay, Ben Murphy and Nicki Jay have decided to leave Daisy Group following expiry of a management earn-out.

  • July 08, 2012 08 Jul'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 6 July 2012

    Our weekly round-up of the top 10 most read stories here on MicroScope.co.uk

  • July 02, 2012 02 Jul'12

    BrightPoint mobility business worth $840m to Ingram Micro

    Ingram Micro has made good on plans to bulk up through acquiring other distribution businesses after forking out $840m (£536m) to buy wireless device solutions and services specialist BrightPoint.

  • July 02, 2012 02 Jul'12

    Avnet makes cuts in the North

    Avnet Technology Solutions is set to close its Leeds office as it consolidates its Northern operations and has announced that Paul Cook is stepping down from his general sales role.

  • June 29, 2012 29 Jun'12

    RIM battered as BlackBerry strategy crumbles

    Research In Motion's smartphone strategy lies in tatters today after the firm conceded its BlackBerry 10 operating system will be delayed to at least the first quarter of calendar 2013.

  • June 26, 2012 26 Jun'12

    Resellers to give Daisy partner programme the once-over

    Daisy Group partners have been invited to kick the tyres of the firm's indirect partner programme at its 'Evolve' relaunch event to be held this week in the Midlands.

  • June 26, 2012 26 Jun'12

    Cisco and Citrix partners to get joint programme

    Cisco and Citrix have lifted the lid on a new channel venture designed to address demand for reseller skills around enterprise mobility and desktop virtualisation services.

  • June 21, 2012 21 Jun'12

    Daisy losses narrow as sales bloom, considers dividend

    Daisy Group has cut its annual operating losses from £15.8m to £13.1m for the 12 months to the end of March, and sales at the b2b comms specialist have risen by 30% to £348.6m, with EBITDA also up to £56.3m.

  • June 19, 2012 19 Jun'12

    Motorola Solutions devours Psion in £129m deal

    Former personal organiser guru Psion has been swallowed up by Motorola Solutions for £129m, or around 88p per share by way of a recommended cash offer, effectively bringing to an end a 32 year industry pedigree.

  • June 19, 2012 19 Jun'12

    Channel names handed gongs in Queen's list

    Forget Gary Barlow and Kate Winslet, the real stars of the Queen's Birthday Honours were closer to home indicating that if you do good works then there are still rewards there for people connected with the computer and telco industry.

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