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January 2012

  • Check Point secures record quarter

    Internet security firm Check Point today announced record financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending 31 December 2011, with total revenue for the year at $1.24bn (£812m)rep...

  • SAP lines up best ever quarter

    Software giant SAP has booked its strongest ever full-year and fourth quarter results in its 40-year history. In its preliminary results - full financials will drop on 25 January - SAP said it saw ...

  • C2000 launches McAfee partner initiative

    McAfee and Computer 2000 havelaunched anew initiative, SMB Connect Programme, to give resellers the opportunity to work towards McAfee's SMB specialization without making major time commitment, wri...

  • Wick Hill scales Silver Peak

    Wick Hill plans to increase its exposure to the "big data" sector with the appointment of datacentre WAN optimisation specialist Silver Peak Systems in its home and European markets. &quo...

  • The shifting channel landscape

    This comment piece, by Alan Hartwell, UK vice president of technologysolutions and channels, will examine how the changing economic landscape is affecting vendor and partner relationships. With th...

  • Riverbed open to talks with Expand channel

    Following its acquisition of the defunct Expand Networks's IP last week, Riverbed has said it will be putting in place options for partners and is open to discussions with resellers over their futu...

  • Think security as computer equipment becomes criminal target

    If you are unlucky enough to have a break-in then prepare yourself for the disappearance of your tablet, laptop, smart phone and ipod.

  • FAST brings legal experts together to keep IP protection on agenda

    The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) is aiming to keep the pressure on the government and those influencing the intectual property protection debate through an event designed to bring toget...

  • Computerlinks brings EfficientIP to UK shores

    Computerlinks is to expand its continental distribution relationship with DNS, DHCP and IP management - together known as DDI - specialist EfficientIP into the UK in an attempt to help resellers gr...

  • Tech M&A activity bounces back after poor start to Q4

    The tech mergers and acquisition market across Europe stabilised last month bouncing back after a drop in deals over the autumn. According to the latest research from Regent the end of the year saw...

  • D-Link restructure will provide resellers with more focus

    D-Link is expecting a restructure to enable it to provide resellers with greater focus and support as it seperates its wide portfolio and bolsters the business-to-business operations. The vendor ha...

  • Five minute interview: Adam Winkelmann, Emulex

    This week,we subjectAdam Winkelmann, vice president of international operations at converged networking vendor Emulex to our Five Minute Interview. Tell us what you do for a living?I am responsible...

  • Security VAR GSS bags Royal Warrant

    MTI security unit Global Secure Systems has become the latest channel firm to be awarded a Royal Warrant, joining a list of companies that already includes Azzurri and TSG. Only three royals, the ...

  • Column: What's the problem with Booth babes?

    Browsing Twitter the other day I was astonished to see so many people attacking me. The phrase Booth Babes was even trending! At first I assumed it was one of those dreadful men

  • Axonex first to bag Cisco ISE badge in UK

    Cisco partner Axonex has become the first UK reseller to be awarded the Authorised Technology Partner (ATP) accreditation for Cisco's Identity Services Engine technology. The Gloucestershire-based...

  • ShoreTel urges comms channel to think bigger

    ShoreTel EMEA boss Adrian Hipkiss hasset the unified comms vendor's sights on further expansion into the large enterprise sector and a ramping up of its virtualisation capabilities in 2012. With 30...

  • Insight gets Brother education gig

    Print specialist Brother has selected Insight as a commodity print partner to sell and support its products in the further and highereducation market under the National Educational Printer Agreemen...

  • Economy on the brink as output drops and confidence slumps

    The UK economy is on the brink of another recession with both manufacturing and services suffering falls in output and business confidence slumping. According to the latest monthly BDO business tr...

  • Trustmarque slips into something more comfortable

    Yorkshire-based Trustmarque is moving into new headquarters after its old digs became too overcrowded. It said the move to new premises would allow it to continue its expansion while offering more ...

  • Enterprise software market set for low growth

    The prospects for the enterprise software market remained delicately poised this year with growth expected but only by a whisker. The latest analysis of the enterprise software market from TechMar...