November 2009

  • In depth: Confess your tax sins

    HM Revenue & Customs will be running a tax amnesty this autumn to encourage individuals and companies with unpaid taxes to confess their offences in exchange for a small penalty. Many people m...

  • Avaya connects global partner community

    Avaya has launched afresh global channel programme - Connect - designed to streamline itsexisting channel structure and, it claims, drive profitability andgrowth for comms VARs and system integrato...

  • Cisco hails recovery with solid Q1 results

    Cisco CEO John Chambers is certain the economic recovery is a reality after hailing the highest sequential gains for Q1 revenues and profits in five years.

  • Public sector still taking too long to pay suppliers

    Resellers are facing a "payment postcode lottery" in the public sector with some local councils settling invoices quickly and others taking more than 30 days, a study by the Forum for Private Busin...

  • Fujitsu UK staff to strike this month

    More than 720 staff at Fujitsu Services will stage a three day walk-out later this month in protest over planned job cuts and changes to pay and pensions, the first ever national strike at a UK IT ...

  • Getting the best deal from rent reviews

    Rent is usually one of the biggest costs for a business, and for a number of years landlords have had the upper hand as commercial rents have risen ever higher.

  • Intel faces anti-trust charges from State of New York

    After a twenty-two month investigation into Intel's trading practices, the State of New York has decided to bring anti-trust charges against Intel. The suit charges that Intel violated state and fe...

  • WatchGuard talks of Q3 growth

    WatchGuard has revealed that the third quarter was a healthy one on terms of both profits and revenues underlining the continued stability in the security sector.

  • M86 acquires Finjan to bolster enterprise credentials

    Web and messaging security specialist M86 Security has acquired Finjan to bolster its enterprise credentials and SaaS operations. Under the terms of the undisclosed deal M86 will immediately merge ...

  • Government in broadband time warp

    Westminster has once again come under fire for being trapped “in a time warp” over its plans for a 2Mbps universal broadband service. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) said the government’s...

  • Cisco hits back at Tandberg doubters

    Cisco chief strategy officer Ned Hooper has responded to a group of Tandberg shareholders who are holding out for a better offer from the vendor.

  • Fujitsu staff vote to strike

    Fujitsu UK workers have voted to strike over planned job cuts and changes to pensions and pay with Unite union reps at the company meeting today to decide what action to take. An industrial actio...

  • Worms rise as enterprise security threat

    Worms remain a serious problem for users along with rogue security software as users try to battle it out against the threats that litter the web.

  • EMC mulls over expanding UK distribution

    EMC is reviewing the UK channel to ascertain if it needs to appoint a third distribution partner to concentrate on SME and specialist technologies. Currently Magirus and Avnet Technology Solution...

  • Comstor picks up Cisco blade contract

    Cisco has signed Comstor as the first distributor of its Unified Computing System (UCS), the blade server-based integrated data centre system that has put rivals in a tizzy and precipitated a strat...