October 2011

  • Increase your sales by offering customers HP's lowest TCO proposition

    Lowest Total Cost of Ownership As HP's lowest Total Cost of Ownership proposition, recommending HP Officejet Pro to your customers will enhance your role as a trusted advisor. Small business custo...

  • Lillywhite promoted to run Integralis UK

    Integralis has shuffled its senior management team appointing a fresh managing director six months after the previous incumbent was promoted up to a Group board position. The IT security specialist...

  • Steve Jobs loses battle with cancer

    Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56 just a couple of months after he stepped down from running Apple. The former CEO of the Mac maker had been struggling with health problems for the last few year...

  • Revised shortage occupation list

    The Migration Advisory Committee has advised the Government that the Shortage Occupation List should be revised to restrict migrants from outside the European Economic Area to a smaller proportion ...

  • Intrinsic beefs up Scottish office

    Intrinsic Technology is moving its Scottish office into new premises in Glasgow after bursting the seams of its old base. The Avaya, Cisco and HP reseller has bagged a number of significant contrac...

  • Why can't some VARs get support from their partners?

    Whenever you chair a round table between an IT vendor and its channel partners, the same issues are raised time and again. Whatever happened to the co-op funding you promised us? Why are we always ...

  • Cardholder not present fraud drops as criminals turn to other scams

    The tide is turning in the fight against cardholder not present fraud, which has cost the channel millions over the last few years, with the amount of money lost as a result of that kind of fraud d...

  • Oracle OpenWorld not so open to Salesforce.com CEO

    Doesn't look like Oracle's OpenWorld event in San Francisco is all that open after all. What else are we to think of the bizarre story that Salesforce.com CEO Mark Benioff has had his keynote speec...

  • Salesforce.com boss dropped from Oracle conference line-up

    Conferences have the ability to cause public embarrassment as the Home Secretary found out yesterday at the Conservative party shindig in Manchester, and now the spotlight will fall on Oracle's Ope...

  • Big Blue lifeboat sets sail in Oracle channel

    IBM has launched a migration programme aimed at Oracle customers it believes have been the victims of a series of price rises across its software and hardware portfolio. Big Blue claims clients can...

  • Samsung moves to block Apple iPhone 4S plans in Europe

    The legal spat between Apple and Samsung continues to deepen with the iPhone 4S, unveiled last night, now the target in the ongoing row between the two vendors about patents. Apple disappointed ma...

  • Leaked Cisco memo predicts bleak HP channel future

    In an internal memo leaked to US channel press, Cisco has slammed its rival HP, saying that the possible removal of its PC business from the equation will hobble its rival's ability to compete effe...

  • BSA takes anti-piracy campaign to Nottingham

    The Business Software Alliance is heading to Nottingham in the next stage of its ongoing campaign to educate firms and stamp out piracy and the use of unlicensed software in the UK. The software l...

  • TalkTalk Business buys comms reseller Greystone

    TalkTalk Business has picked up Cheshire-based business comms reseller and partnerGreystone Telecom for an undisclosed sum. The family-owned company, which provides comms and network servicesto bot...

  • HP insider to run Networking business

    A little over four months since Marius Haas moved on to pastures new, HP hasnamed Bethany Mayer to the post of senior vice president and general manager of HP Networking. Mayer's appointment is lit...

  • Be Smart

    Many employees are given smartphones by their employers. But have those employers stopped to write a policy on how these devices should be used? According to Spring Technology, an IT Recruitment fi...

  • Fujitsu staff call off strike as talks spark breakthrough

    Unite workers at Fujitsu have suspended strike action after a breakthrough in last minute discussions with the services giant. A walkout had been planned for today with workers planning to take the...

  • Exclusive - the IP hone 5 operators in the UK revealed

    Which companies are best at tweaking IP performance? Watch this space as we reveal the quintet of the best companies at fine tuning Internet Protocol - dubbed the IP hone 5.

  • Avaya buys technology partner Sipera

    Avaya has acquired unified comms security firm and tech partner Sipera to add extra muscle to its Aura unified comms platform. The deal will see Sipera's enterprise-class Session Border Control tec...

  • App store model to transform channel by 2015

    Analyst firm Canalys has used its Channels Forum in Barcelona to urge resellers to look beyond cloud computing, saying the growth of enterprise app stores represents "the true transformational...