April 2010

  • Fines for losing data come into force

    The threat of £50,000 fines for losing data becomes a reality today as the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) gets the powers to go after those businesses that are careless with customer ...

  • Sugar asked to help set up credit adjudication service

    Enterprise champion Lord Alan Sugar has been called on by the government to get directly involved in its efforts to improve the flow of credit to SMEs. Sugar (pictured) has been actively working w...

  • F5 defines consistent partner experience

    Application delivery specialist F5 Networks has introduced a new EMEA partner programme and sought to quell uncertainty surrounding the future of its distribution channel. The new UNITY program...

  • Comtek gets Labour MP backing for scrapping VAT on IT repair

    IT repair specialist Comtek is leading the campaign to get the government to scrap VAT on fixing technology products and has unveiled backing from a Labour MP for its efforts. The company clearly ...

  • Micro Focus ends seven month search for CEO

    UK software player Micro Focus has ended its hunt for a CEO announcing a replacement for Stephen Kelly seven months after he left the vendor. Since Kelly shocked the channel by announcing his dep...

  • RIM closes fiscal 2010 on a high

    Research In Motion (RIM), maker of the Blackberry mobile handset, has posted fourth quarter and full-year earnings for the period ending 27 February and despite intensifying competition has claimed...

  • Phone as well as web needed to seal deals

    A lack of integration between phone and web is undermining some reseller's chances of providing a good service to customers. With most of the emphasis going into web activities firms have overlook...

  • Marketing can be child's play says Laptops Direct

    Laptops Direct has hit upon a creative way to cut labour costs during the recession and market its products more effectively by employing babies to create a family atmosphere and boost sales in its...