August 2011

  • Bytes back on acquisition trail with Security Partnerships buy

    Bytes Technology Group, the parentcompany of Bytes SoftwareServices,has hit the acquisition trailfollowing a lengthy hiatusafter picking up managed security servicesspecialist Security Partnerships...

  • In-depth: Holiday questions and answers

    After a long hard winter the holiday season is finally upon us. Paid time off from work may mean a dream vacation for some, for others, the opportunity to catch up with friends, family or the garde...

  • Businesses must stick to ASA's rules

    Making claims about a product or service is nothing new, nor is the making of misleading claims. And as if to prove the point, it's worth highlighting that TalkTalk has had a complaint upheld again...

  • TouchstoneNAV slams lack of MS Dynamics support skills

    A perceived lack of channel support around installations of Microsoft Dynamics NAV has led Microsoft partner TouchstoneNAV to launch a new lifeboat service for customers who feel their partner is n...

  • ProcServe to trial SME procurement tool

    Amid the current controversy surrounding last week's Public Advisory Select Committee report on UK government IT, eProcurement specialist ProcServe has announced it has been chosen to host the Gove...

  • Suffolk's appointment at Huawei sends the right message

    The appointment of former government CIO John Suffolk to managethecyber security strategy at Chinese comms and networking vendor Huawei is to be applauded as another step in the right direction for...

  • Former UK CIO John Suffolk lands top security job at Huawei

    Former government CIO John Suffolk is to join Chinese networking and comms vendor in October in the role of global cyber security officer. In a post on his blog Suffolk, who stepped down from the h...

  • The evolving lifecycle of the vendor distie relationship

    Murray Pearce, sales director at Vigil Software, looks at the changing role of distribution in the overallchannel relationship. Ahost of varied opinions on the role of the distributor have been voi...

  • Chesterfield returns to Panda channel team

    Cloud security specialist Panda Security has reappointed Paul Chesterfield as its newest channel account manager to take charge of building relations with key reseller accounts in the UK. Chesterfi...

  • Smartphone investment priority for UK SMBs, says Netgear

    Tablets and smartphones will form the backbone of strategic IT investments among British SMBs during the next 12 months, according to a new surcey of business owners and IT managers conducted by SM...

  • Cloud firms unite to nurture sector start-ups

    Cloud accountancy software specialist Liquid Accounts has teamed up with @UK PLC, an online green marketplace and company formation agent, to launch a business start-up package designed to get pote...

  • Gigaset - a hands free phone without the earache.

    I don't know about you, but I hate wearing headsets and those ghastly ear things. There must be a nice way to be handsfree. Gigaset has justreleased the latest handsfree home phone, the Gigaset L41...

  • Elegant answers - how to funk up your business phone

    There's one marketing agency I know of whose offices are like a library, normally. But, when a client visits, the old codger running the agency puts gangster rap on the sound system, in an attempt ...

  • Review series: HP Officejet Pro 8000

    HP has a big opportunity in the low cost colour printer market. It wants to promote the use of inkjet printers in small business, while not hurting sales of its low-end colour lasers. The HP Office...

  • Late payment help? Yes? No? Maybe?

    The Government has announced some new measures that may or may not help businesses in their never-ending quest to beat the problem of being paid late. The measures only seem to be aimed at Governme...