June 2011 | Archive by Month | MicroscopeUK | Page 4

June 2011

  • Five minute interviews

    Find out a little more about what makes some of your favourite channel folk tick with our probing interviews. Where else can you find out what little temptations managing directors simply cannot re...

  • Heads roll with strike

    Unless you've been living in the cloud recently you cannot have failed to note that 750,000 public workers, including teachers, have called what is in effect a general strike for 30 June over the i...

  • European enterprise software market faces 'strong headwind'

    The enterprise software market in western Europe is sailing into a "strong headwind" in the second half of 2011, according to preliminary figures released today by Gartner. According to ...

  • Sysec plans for security services growth

    Security specialist Sysec has outlined its ambitions to expand its managed services business after hiring an ex-Computer Associates staffer to run that operation. The reseller has made John Maden ...

  • intY appoints Baskerville to build out channel

    SaaS, cloud and UC specialist intY has appointed former Vizioncore EMEA boss Roger Baskerville to run its sales and marketing ops as well as naming comms industry veterans Phil Male and Mike Read t...

  • Zenprise pledges 100% SLA on cloud mobile security package

    American mobile device management software outfit Zenprise has launched what it claims is the industry's first cloud-based mobile security and device management solution, dubbed Zencloud, and pledg...

  • Is autism more common in areas of high IT employment?

    A fascinating study from the University of Cambridge appears to suggest that the rate of autism among children could be much higher in areas that have a strong focus on the IT industry

  • NHS could use cloud computing to deliver patient records to criminals more efficiently

    As the NHS takes its first step to storing patient information in the Cloud, many people are asking: can we trust the cloud? More importantly, given its past record, can we trust the NHS? The C...

  • OKI creates distribution management post

    OKI has created a post to manage its distribution and etailer partnerships as part of an ongoing process of changing its channel management team. Simon Tetlow has been appointed head of ecommerce ...

  • Quake impact on IT industry may linger into 2012, says Gartner

    Although the impact of the 11 March earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, Japan, has not impacted the electronics manufacturing industry as much as was initially feared, there may still be some residua...

  • Pensions Regulator Rules

    The Pensions Regulator has said that it has begun to help educate employers about what they must do to comply with the automatic enrolment reforms that take effect in October 2012. In case you...

  • Vasco reckons it's right for e-commerce security

    Most of the world's ecommerce shops need certifying, says SSL merchant Vasco - and we're the right people to do it. Authentication specialist Vasco is launching into the SSL and EV SSL markets acro...

  • Laissez-faire cloud policy could store up trouble

    Organisations rushing to adopt cloud solutions without a clear plan for ensuring their business needs are met could be storing up trouble for later on, according to new research from Easynet Global...

  • The right approach still delivering public sector orders

    There is still money to be made in the public sector for the channel as long as they go in with the right approach recognising that the traditional sales pitches will no longer work. Under the curr...

  • Channel 4 invites technology experts to pitch for business

    Channel 4 is looking new ideas for using technology to save electricity, for a new programme being made in association with E.ON. They want you to go to their websiteand submit your product ideas/s...

  • Imperva to make stock market debut

    Data security specialist Imperva has filed a registration statement with the US SEC for a proposed $75mIPO of common stock, to be managed by JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank. Citing IDC estimates that t...

  • VIP adds Apple to its product basket

    VIP has announced that following increasing demand from customers it has moved into selling Apple products for the first time in its history. The distributor, with a reputation in the components sp...

  • Five minute interview: Niall Anderson, Avaya

    MicroScope puts its questions to Niall Anderson, regional channel director, UK and Ireland, Avaya

  • Fit for a Queen

    As if we haven't been overrun with extra bank holidays in 2011, the Government has announced that there will be an extra bank holiday in 2012 to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. By moving the...

  • Opinion: Taking a fresh look at UC

    Joe Mayhew, CTO at Calyx Managed Services With the new financial year only a few months in, we are seeing mid-sized firms battling in an uncertain economy to streamline operations to make further e...