November 2009

  • HP warns of printer supply woes until end of year

    Hewlett-Packard has cautioned that printer availability may continue to be tight until the start of January but that it should have freed up by the time a concerted refresh kicks in next year. The...

  • BSA doubles rewards for London whistle blowers

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has doubled the reward to those staff that are prepared to blow the whistle on their employers using unlicensed software.

  • Tech Data cautious on spending outlook

    IT spending continues to improve according to Tech Data but it is not yet confident that the recession is over. The broad line giant has filed third quarter sales for the period ended 31 October ...

  • HP warns of printer supply woes until the end of the year

    Hewlett-Packard has cautioned that printer availability may continue to be tight until the start of January but that it should have freed up by the time a concerted refresh kicks in next year.

  • Web the security threat platform of choice

    Hackers are still exploiting old vulnerabilities and basic errors to get access to sensitive data with the web the main route of attacks this year. In a review of 2009 Joona Airamo, chief informat...

  • Azlan grabs Walker for server and storage team

    Azlan has staged a dawn raid to bolster its server and storage team with Mark Walker due to join the distributor from next year to manage the unit along with an expected slew of vendor signings. I...

  • Computerlinks adds Web 2.0 protection

    Security distributor Computerlinks has added dynamic content protection vendor Optenet to its line-up. Optenet specialises in cloud-based web-filtering, anti-spam,anti-virus, email and web securit...

  • Ciena picks up Nortel units

    Network infrastructure vendor Ciena has won the auction for Nortel's optical networking and carrier Ethernet business with a bid of $769m (£463m). Earlier on Monday competing bidder Nokia Si...

  • IT sector shows improvement as financial strength returns

    The financial state of the IT sector continued to improve with a drop in insolvencies last month accompanied by signs that financial strength to ride out the remaining months of the recession is al...

  • RM builds on Building Schools initiative

    International expansion and maturing Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contracts helped education specialist RM boost sales by more than 20% in fiscal 2009. Preliminary financials for the twe...

  • Nokia Siemens bows out of latest Nortel auction

    Acquisitive Nokia Siemens Networks has been pipped to the post again in the latest Nortel rummage sale after a marathon three day auction for its optical networking and carrier Ethernet business.

  • Missing link for storage evolution

    If you think of the world of storage as a jigsaw, then the role played by the LSI MegaRAID SAS/SATA is a crucial one.

  • Investing in the economic recovery

    Currently attempting to realign itself to serve the business market, Gateway division product business manager, Kevin O'Donoghue, explains the company's strategy.

  • Eye-candy laptop offers sexy specs for gamers

    A few years ago the idea of a laptop targeted at the gaming community might have caused a few smirks.

  • Adobe CS4 is set to pack a punch

    The current excitement, certainly in the graphics design market, is around the arrival of Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4).

  • Which? picks Avaya for call centre upgrade

    Consumer champion Which? is to revamp the technology that supports its customer services operations, replacing an Alcatel system with an Avaya telephony platform with integrated voice recording fro...

  • Meru picks Westcon for UK distie contract

    Wireless LAN hotshot Meru Networks has jumped into bed with Westcon to provide value-added distribution services in the UK. Meru, which works with Westcon in other theatres and also has relationsh...

  • EU gives Oracle extra time to justify Sun merger

    The EU has pushed back its deadline for reviewing the Sun merger after granting a request from Oracle to provide more time to provide a counter argument to concerns over competition.

  • Dell sees incoming PC refresh

    Dell's CEO claims demand for PCs is starting to trickle down from enterprise customers again but the launch of Windows 7 has nothing to do with it.

  • Ingram Micro unveils SAM strategy

    Ingram Micro has taken the covers off a Software Asset Management(SAM) strategy backed by Microsoft designed to place resellers in the position to certify user software licenses.