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May 2011

  • Why are Cisco VoIP phones so hackable?

    Here'sBjoern Rupp, the CEO of GSMK Cryptophone, explaining why Cisco VoIP phones are such a profitable target for the law breaking community. Modern VoIP phones are specialised computers that j...

  • Symantec inks $390m deal to acquire Clearwell Systems

    Symantec is to buy privately held eDiscovery firm Clearwell Systems for $390m, writes Warwick Ashford. The acquisition of Clearwell Systems will bring together eDiscovery, archiving and backup to ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility - how to conserve water in the company showers

    If you don't provide showers for your bike riding members of staff, they're likely to kick up a stink when they're in work. In more ways than one! But all that water consumption will play havoc wit...

  • Zeus code leak should spark channel security action

    The widespread availability of the Zeus Trojan source code is a challenge and an opportunity that security resellers need to take advantage of. Earlier this month the source code for one of the wo...

  • McAfee channel boss turns up at LifeSize

    McAfee's European channel boss Georges Millethas jumped ship to Logitech's HD video comms unit LifeSize Communications, where he will take up the post of EMEA channels and alliance director. Millet...

  • Epilepsy Society and Citrix launch Android app

    A Citrix employee has created an app that could aid the recovery of epilepsy sufferers and raise awareness among the public.

  • HP Inkjet information

    Print professional colour documents for up to 50% less cost per page than lasers Cost-per-page (CPP) claims are based on the majority of colour laser all-in-ones less than €400 excluding VAT, as of...

  • Psion gets in on remarketing action

    Mobile computing specialist Psion is to launch a partner-only auction website designed to make sourcing hard to find parts and components, as well as discontinued legacy devices, a less onerous tas...

  • Despite changes NHS still presenting channel opportunities

    resellers focusing on the health market should find even greater opportunities as the government starts to get to grips with NHS reforms. Although the immediate future of the NHS still hangs in th...

  • MicroScope's top stories, week ending 20 May 2011

    HP CEO memo sparks early results release Hewlett-Packard took the unusual step of releasing its financial results a day early after the contents of an internal memo from its CEO were leaked. Leo Ap...

  • Five minute interview: Lorna Riddle, Digium

    This week, MicroScope puts its questions to Lorna Riddle, European sales manager at Digium What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom?The best advice given to me by my Mother has...

  • No favourites here

    It's reasonably well known that pregnant employees are protected, but how far can that protection go? In Eversheds v De Belin, the Employment Appeals Tribunal said that the protection does not exte...

  • HDS injects tech specialisations into VAR programme

    Hitachi Data Systems has unveiled a major revamp of its TrueNorth Partner Programme designed to grow marketing opportunity, flexibility, expertise and growth potential for its partners. The centrep...

  • TalkTalk making progress on restructuring programme

    In its first set of annual results since it demerged from the Carphone Warehouse, TalkTalk has posted revenues of £1.76bn, up 4.6 per cent on fiscal 2010, and statutory pre-tax profit of &pou...

  • Virgin Media Business launches co-location datacentre service

    Virgin Media Business has launched a co-location service in partnership with datacentre operator ICM to offer regional datacentres around the UK. The datacentres will be in Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingh...

  • Growth fund unlikely to deliver for majority of channel

    The impact of the government's business growth fund is expected to be minimal on smaller resellers as most would prefer to stick with traditional methods of getting access to finance. Measures out...

  • Nortel wins promotion to Premier League

    As the venerable comms and networking giant that was Nortel fades into memory, it's heartening to know that its name liveson ...after a fashion... So congratulations then, to Nortel FC of Monkstown...

  • Attachmate plans business as usual for Novell channel

    Novell's new owner Attachmate has parachuted in a new executive team and quickly moved to underscore its commitment to the EMEA channel post-acquisition.

  • Cloud threat to traditional 'lift and shift' business process sales

    Resellers selling business process services will have to make a move towards the cloud or face seeing their traditional business being squeezed by more flexible competitors. The warning that chang...

  • 2e2 cuts back borrowing on strong Morse profits

    ICT services provider 2e2 has reduced the level of its bank borrowing on the back of profits contributed by Morse, which it acquired last year. Unveiling full-year results to the end of December 20...