November 2007

  • Dow joins Dell

    Dell has broken its silence on the appointment of Andy Dow as the first channel director for the UK and Ireland in more than a decade and welcomed him into the fold. The channel veteran was expe...

  • Dell iSCSI buy validates technology

    by Simon Quicke ISCSI vendors have seized on Dell’s purchase of Equalogic as a sign that the technology is now validated. Leonard Iventosch, vice-president of worldwide channel sales at NetApp, to...

  • Gateway to peace of mind

    Although there are numerous arguments in the security world about exactly what defines the gateway, with remote working now widening the routes into data, there is no argument that dismisses the ne...

  • Remote backup

    The need for remote management is only going to increase, with larger numbers of people opting to take advantage of flexible working. Those who are at home, in a branch office of a multinational, o...

  • Enhanced clocking-off system

    Keeping track of staff that are coming and going, and charging by the hour for their work can be a nightmare for even the most organised managers. In these days when trust is all too often abused, ...

  • BSA stings Glasgow firm

    The first Glaswegian scalp in the month-long campaign running in the city against anti-piracy has produced another payout for the Business Software Alliance (BSA).

  • Data loss boon to resellers

    Security and storage specialists have been handed a gift with the high-profile data loss by HMRC causing panic among child benefit recipients and putting information management firmly in the spotli...

  • Painless updates

    26 November 2007 There are increasing numbers of customers that are going home after a hard working day wondering whether or not they have done the right thing with their data. In an era when heads...

  • Squeeze on server sales

    For years the x86 server market has been the reliable cash cow of the reseller business. Over a three-year cycle most resellers could bank on their clients replacing one set of working servers with...

  • Google galley slaves awash with ideas

    Bermuda has to be one of the very few sun-soaked islands to pass a law about the minimum length for skirts. I'm not sure if this is out of a profoundly felt moral sense, or whether it's so that opp...

  • Looks good inside and out

    If the look and design of technology is something that matters to your customers then the Sony Vaio XVGNSZ61VN is going to get some welcome attention. The reason why it is a head-turner is because...

  • Public sector shuts out small firms

    by Billy MacInnes Many small businesses are being shut out of Government contracts because of the cost and complexity of a tendering process which favours larger companies. The Forum of Private B...

  • Dell challenges EMC

    by Chris Mellor Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Dell have jointly upset the small business storage applecart — HDS by raising the bar, Dell by buying its way in big time. That’s right: staid old H...

  • Web 2.0 spectre flags fraud risk

    The outbreak of phishing attacks on MySpace has put social networking sites firmly on the security radar.

  • Dell to woo resellers

    Assembling a channel team was always going to be relatively straightforward for Dell but now Andy Dow, its recently appointed channel director for the UK and Ireland, has the tough job of convincin...

  • Brick to head up HP ProCurve in the UK

    Hewlett-Packard is believed to be close to naminga new UK country manager for its ProCurve networking division with Darryl Brick expected to take up the reins early next month. Currently, he is HP...