February 2008

  • HP weighing up possiblity of extending 0% financing offer

    Hewlett-Packard has indicated that it is in the process of evaluating the success of its zero financing on PCs, servers and storage before extending the offer across other products.

  • HP weighing up possibility of extending 0% financing

    24 February 2008 Hewlett-Packard has indicated that it is in the process of evaluating the success of its zero financing on PCs, servers and storage before extending the offer across other produ...

  • Apple runs reseller out of town

    The decision by Apple to open a store in Glasgow has sealed the fate of the consumer operation a few streets away run by Scottish Mac reseller Scotsys. The decision to close the store came just a f...

  • Economy to boost virtualisation

    Magirus has extended its trading relationship with FalconStor from mainland Europe to the UK and believes the uncertain economic climate could increase storage virtualisation adoption as companies ...

  • Flexible wireless access

    As we come to the end of the deep box that held a number of products from Level1, it is time to look at the PoE AP Access Point. The 108Mbps wireless box can support bridge, client and repeater m...

  • Connecting to a diverse market

    by Christopher Walton Once upon a time the channel for mobile communications was an entirely separate industry from the IT channel. The data market knew what it did — servers, software licences an...

  • Intelligent laptop case

    Computer bags have almost reached the point where they are the universal choice for anyone not wanting a sports bag or a handbag. The reason is no doubt the increasing ownership of laptops, but a...

  • Runaway capacity headache

    by Paul Kunert The continued growth of storage installations in mid-sized organisations is a time bomb set to explode in the near future unless businesses consolidate infrastructures to drive effi...

  • Virtual meetings from the desktop

    If you were to stick your finger in the air to judge which way the wind was blowing on major technologies, you could guarantee it was heading for videoconferencing. Videoconferencing no longer inv...

  • Leading the way through Web 2.0

    No longer the sole preserve of savvy teenagers, Web 2.0 can now offer genuine business benefits, but how can the channel help customers to understand its potential and make it work for them? Danny ...

  • UK skills gap could cost billions

    The skills crisis in the industry could cost the UK economy billions if more people cannot be found to fill the gaps. The warning comes from e-skills UK, which monitors the skills situation in the...

  • Flash solid state disks open opportunity for fast margins

    Up until now flash memory was for thumb drives and trying to speed up slow notebooks suffering Vista bloat, which has been unsuccessful.

  • Free mobile calls everywhere you go

    Sometimes a piece of technology arrives in the office but gets slightly lost in all the noise about the end of the year.

  • Remote management made easy

    As workforces spread to operate from various office locations and their own homes, the question of support becomes critical.

  • Acer and Lenovo shuffle management deck

    PC manufacturers Acer and Lenovo are preparing significant changes to senior management in the UK.