June 2012 | Archive by Month | MicroscopeUK | Page 5

June 2012

  • Ricoh turns to Midwich to handle projector line

    Ricoh has signed up Midwich on an exclusive basis to carry its projector range, including its latest short throw product. Midwich will have access to the full range of products from the entry leve...

  • Fujitsu hires cloud channel boss for midmarket push

    Fujitsu has lit the blue touchpaper under its channel cloud proposition, announcing a sepecific cloud accreditation for midmarket and vertically-focused partners, and appointing former Intact Softw...

  • IP theft is not a topic that is done and dusted

    What makes a company unique and gives it its competitive edge is its intellectual property (IP). And that IP, whether you're the UK Space Agency, a pharmaceutical research lab or a start-up with a ...

  • Kaspersky discovers Flame and Stuxnet are connected

    As it digs deeper into the evolution of the Flame security threat Kaspersky Lab has discovered it is linked with the other high profile nation-state backed-attack Stuxnet. The security vendor has d...

  • Europarts deal to boost EET UK exposure

    Danish components distie EET has acquired French competitor Europarts for an undisclosed sum as it seeks to build out a wider pan-EMEA business outside its Nordic home. "This acquisition manif...

  • CIF calls for best practice amid growing din of cloud pitches

    The popularity of the cloud is attracting plenty of fresh entrants to the market but leaving customers struggling to find clarity in the din of pitches being sounded out by suppliers. In its role ...

  • New appointment to oversee Six Degrees acquisitions

    Six Degrees has appointed former PacketExchange COO Mike Ing to the newly-created role of group business operations director with a brief to oversee the integration of its recent acquisitions, amon...

  • Fagan rejoins C2000 after being handed Maverick role

    Computer 2000 has recruited an old staffer to head up its audio visual TDMaverick business bringing Simon Fagan back on board. Fagan has been spending the last three-and-a-half years as European g...

  • MicroScope's top stories, week ending 8 June 2012

    Android may falter if Microsoft, Apple strategies pay off Analyst house IDC has suggested that the Android smartphone and tablet operating system's marketshareis on the verge of peaking this year, ...

  • Rebuilding the UK economy on IT

    The current recession has caused the greatest damage to the UK economy for over 100 years, writes Stephen Kelly, CEO of Micro Focus.

  • Comstor takes next step up Cisco training ladder

    Specialist network distie Comstor has taken another step along the road to becoming a true Cisco master after being designated a Cisco Authorised Business Acceleration Learning Partner (BALP). The ...

  • Kurmi sizes up UK UC channels

    Unified comms software vendor Kurmi Softwareis to begin selling its UC provisioning and management tools into the UK and will be looking to target partners of key networking vendors such as Avaya, ...

  • IDC sees virtualisation uptake hurting EMEA server sales

    After booking another quarter of sequential declines in the EMEA server market, analyst house IDC is ploughing a similar furrow to its rivals Gartner, saying that there could be more trouble ahead....

  • Data breach victims likely to lose customers

    Varonis Systems says a recent report highlights the fact that people are less likely to deal with an organisation where their data has been lost due to a breach, writes Linda Endersby. The report f...

  • Face-to-face communication still crucial for channel success

    With improvements in technology and social media, communication in business has been transformed, writes Linda Endersby.But recent research reported by the Wall Street Journal states that 90% of co...

  • Video: as simple as a phone call?

    Video continues to rise in popularity, but will it ever achieve the ubiquity of the traditional voice call? As Avaya closes its acquisition ofRadvision, Simon Culmer looks at the opportunities that...

  • In-depth: BI breaks free of its binary chains

    The emergence of semantic and content analysis tools allows organisations to mine the meaning of word-based information and turn their mountains of unstructured data into a strategic business asset...

  • Five minute interview: Saul Matthews, Micron

    MicroScope puts its famed Five Minute Interview questions to Saul Matthews from Micron, which has just signed a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro. Tell us what you do for a living.I am the w...

  • Android may falter if Microsoft, Apple strategies pay off

    Analyst house IDC has suggested that the Android smartphone and tablet operating system's marketshareis on the verge of peaking this year, andwill begin to decline. In its latest quarterly research...

  • Trustmarque to deploy Splunk

    Infrastructure and software solutions VAR Trustmarque, has signed a reseller agreement with Splunkoperational intelligence software provider Splunk to augment its data services proposition, writes ...