November 2008

  • Dell to freeze European recruitment

    Dell has become the latest victim of the downturn, confirming today that it is freezing recruitment and offering its workforce voluntary unpaid leave in EMEA as part of efforts to slash costs.

  • Acer delivers Q3 profits and bullish outlook

    Acer delivered a profit in the third quarter and gave retailers reason to cheer if its bullish forecasts for the final trading period of 2008 are to be believed.

  • Forrester boss says industry fitter than last recession

    Amid all the doom and gloom Forrester has offered up a glimmer of hope to the channel by predicting that the length of the recession and impact on spending will pale in comparison to the years foll...

  • Comstor slips Linksys kit into SMB line-up

    Westcon-owned Cisco house Comstor has announced it is now handling the Linksys by Cisco Connected Office portfolio as part of its Cisco-SMB oriented product set. Comstor resellers will now be able ...

  • Tiscali could fall to BSkyB

    Stock in Anglo-Italian internet provider Tiscali was temporarily suspended today after reports that the long-running saga over its future was close to resolution sent its shares soaring.

  • Fujitsu buys Siemens stakes in joint venture

    Fujitsu has bought Siemens' 50% stake in the joint venture for €450m in a deal that should bring more stability to the PC vendor but has seen CEO Bernd Bischoff resign for personal reasons. The fi...