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  • Trams signs up to Windows interoperability body

    Apple partner Trams has signed up to become a UK member ofthe Enterprise Device Alliance, a US-based body that represents companies committed to deploying, integrating and managing Apple hardware in Microsoft Windows environments. The EDAspecialises ... 

  • Datatec despairs of UK economy

    Datatec, the South Africa-based group behind Westcon and Logicalis, has reported a solid end to its fiscal 2012 which closed on 29 February, but once again has bemoaned a challenging economic environment in the UK, revealing that the bulk of its grow... 

  • Column: Innovation can be a tall order for a PC vendor

    There was an interesting (if throwaway) comment by Gartner research director Ranjit Atwal last week when he was reflecting on how the PC industry would fare in 2012, writes Billy MacInnes. On the back of figures that showed shipments in Western Europ... 

  • MicroScope's top stories, week ending 11 May 2012

    Cisco bosses round on Huawei Cisco's top brass have again shown they have Huawei on their minds, talking extensively about the competition and in particular their response to the growth of their Chinese rival on a conference call marking the end of C... 

  • Becalmed PC market awaits wind of Windows 8, says Gartner

    A sense of calmseems to havedescended on theembattled PC market in western Europe, according to Gartner's latest market stats, as buyers take a "wait and see" approach to their purchasing patterns ahead of the arrival of Windows 8-based PCs... 

  • In-depth: Many servers need better balancing

    Leigh Bradford looks at why the growth in the server market is fuelling the drive for load balancing among small and medium-sized enterprises - and why this is good news for those operating in the channel. Advances in technology have a habit of creat... 

  • Network specialist NHR calls for new approach to end-of-life kit

    Network maintenance and refurbished Ciscokit specialist Network Hardware Resale (NHR)has called for the channel to consider new approaches to dealing with end-of-life andpre-owned kit, saying that vendors need to begin to adapt their business models ... 

  • In-depth: Dress servers up for sales success

    To succeed in an evolving server market resellers must package up hardware and services to sell a complete solution. Amro Gebreel reports. The days when a reseller could just pitch up and sell hardware are a distant memory for most, with the server m... 

  • MicroScope's top stories, week ending 4 May 2012

    Microsoft volume licensing changes will cause price hikes Microsoft has revealed the impact of the changes its volume licensing programme will have on prices, with UK partners facing the prospect of double-digit rises. The vendor announced back in Fe... 

  • In-depth: What does the server market hold in store for 2012?

    2011 was a brisk year for server revenues, but the floods in Thailand and other issues brought final quarter figures down - so what lies in store for the market this year, asks Billy MacInnes The global server market looks like a pretty good place to...