September 2009

  • Contact centres demonstrating more value

    Systems and network integrator Dimension Data has revealed we may be on the “cusp” of a massive change in the contact centre environment,according to findings in its latest Global Contact Centre Be...

  • HP warns datacentre budgets will take time to return

    Those expecting a return to pre-recessionary ordering patterns from data centre customers might have to wait slightly longer than they were expecting.

  • Trustmarque shows Scottish commitment and services ambitions

    The old adage about locals buying locally is proving to be the case with Trustmarque's office North of the Border.

  • Wick Hill picks up C-Media Kaspersky business

    Security distributor Wick Hill has acquired the Kaspersky Lab business from fellow distie C-Media.

  • Avaya victorious after lengthy Nortel auction

    Avaya has emerged victorious from the protracted bidding process for Nortel's enterprise unit, walking away with the prize after forking out $900m with an additional pool of $15m for employee reten...

  • HP and Canon MFP alliance could create channel conflict

    Hewlett-Packard and Canon have joined forces to market current and future MFPs in a move that is destined to throw up some channel conflict.

  • Analysis: Future Orange for channel

    Last week's merger of Britain's third and fourth largest mobile phone networks, Orange and T-Mobile, has raised eyebrows across the industry. The merger creates a 50:50 joint venture. It is expecte...

  • Secret admirer chats up Redstone

    Comms integrator Redstone has received a preliminary approach from a potential buyer that could result in an offer being made for "all or parts of the group". Redstone announced the appro...

  • Ingram Micro loses UK boss before he starts job

    Ingram Micro is again on the hunt for a UK managing director after its designated choice Pablo Suarez opted instead to stay in the US and take up alternative employment outside the firm.

  • Morse 2009 financials show improvements

    Morse's turnaround plan is slowly paying off as it emerged the fiscal 2009 accounts have returned to the black. At the same time, the consultancy and reseller has confirmed that it is to sell off ...

  • Ruckus Wireless looks to expansion and improved support

    Ruckus Wireless is expanding its research and development facilities and aiming to improve its support for its resellers after gaining $12m in its latest round of venture capital funding.

  • BT pushes super-fast broadband in retail store format

    BT is attempting to ramp up awareness of advanced super-fast broadband technologies such as fibre-based connectivity, its BT Vision TV service and other home and business-related applications with ...

  • Juniper and Nokia Siemens finalise JV deal

    Juniper Networks and Nokia Siemens Networks are putting the finishing touches to a new Carrier Ethernet joint venture after receiving regulatory approval to push ahead with the scheme.

  • Micro Focus CEO steps down

    British software company Micro Focus, which recently dominated headlines encouraging politicians to do more to support the UK technology industry, has announced that its CEO is departing.

  • Software-based deduplication brings new options to SME market

    Data deduplication has been a hot topic in the storage world for the past year or so, and with good reason. Any technology with the power to tame the relentless growth of user data is bound to get ...

  • Power management focus moves to desktop

    The focus for power management is moving from the data centre to the desktop as resellers become aware of the opportunity to save customers costs. Traditionally great efforts have been made to try...

  • WAN specialists tackle London web outage

    A key pitch in WAN optimisation sales of late is the ability to work remotely, connecting to the office via a VPN over a home broadband connection. However, those relying on BT Broadband for access...

  • Fortinet reconfigures channel management to aid vertical market push

    Security specialist Fortinet has put responsibility across EMEA for channels under one head also coordinating marketing and renewals with the aim of strengthening the ability to target vertical mar...

  • Orange and T-Mobile plan network merger

    The third and fourth largest mobility providers in the UK, Orange and T-Mobile, plan to merge their networks in a 50:50 joint venture that will create Britain's biggest mobile network. If a deal is...

  • Insight seeks new CEO as Fennessey leaves

    Insight Enterprises is looking for a new CEO after confirming that Rich Fennessy has left the firm.