July 2009

  • Disaster recovery plans failing to cover virtualised data

    Disaster recovery has climbed up the agenda in customer boardrooms but a more needs to be done to ensure that customers are taking the safety of their data more seriously.

  • BSG offloads hardware business unit to BT

    The infrastructure reseller arm of Business Systems Group has been transferred to BT Engage IT by new parent Advanced Computer Software, freeing up £1.1m in annual operating expenses. The &p...

  • Mid-market requires channel hand holding over BI

    Mid-market customers still fear the complexity and expense of business intelligence and have to be hand-held through the sale by resellers.

  • Mobile operators start tug-of-war over T-Mobile

    After Vodafone emerged as a potential bidder for T-Mobile's UK operation earlier in the week, a bidding war now looks set to break out as reports emerge claiming Spanish outfit Telefonica has weigh...

  • Freedom4 confirms Daisy and Vialtus acquisitions

    Freedom4 has conditionally agreed to acquire telecoms reseller Daisy Communications and web hosting and network services provider Vialtus ahead of a proposed share placing on AIM to raise £83...

  • Euler to cut SCC credit in line with trade levels

    Euler Hermes is planning to cut the level of credit insurance provided to SCC's suppliers by 30% as it continues to downgrade exposure to the IT sector. The largest underwriter in the UK channel, ...

  • Former Novell boss de Rojas turns up at McAfee

    Former Novell country manager Jacqueline de Rojas has taken over running the UK for McAfee. As Novell boss she was widely credited with spearheading a reform of the channel model at the vendor so ...

  • IBM warns mid-sized companies against neglecting data

    Mid-sized companies are taking a dangerously lax attitude to managing and mining their data leaving them unable to take fully informed decisions about future strategy.

  • Northamber signs up Wasp

    Northamber is to distribute Wasp's range of bar code scanners, printers, software and accessories from today.