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  • Computacenter underwrites IT cost savings in VDC sales push

    Computacenter (CC) is trying to convince hard pressed CIOs to deploy its Virtual Data Centre by underwriting the IT cost savings. The services-based reseller has thrown its weight behind NetApp's FlexPod, a storage infrastructure that integrates wit... 

  • Serco acquires Lawrence Dallaglio, contact centre firm

    Outsourcing and BPO giant Serco has put down £55.9m - including £16.4m of debt repayment - toacquire contact centre services provider The Listening Company. The public sector ICT specialist, which has its fingers in a multitude of other p... 

  • Data centre outsourcing on the rise after recession

    After a rough twelve months for the market, data centre specialist Sentrum has noted increased willingness among UK IT buyers to start outsourcing at least some of their data centre requirements. In a new report investigating business attitudes to ou... 

  • Computacenter files solid 2010 financials

    Computacenter (CC) released a solid set of 2010 financials this morning that were underpinned by corporate customers replacing ageing infrastructure kit and a steady growth in services. The services-based reseller group made an operating profit of &p... 

  • Business services sector set for growth

    Resellers offering professional business services appear to be in a better place than firms that concentrate on the consumer market. The CBI's latest survey of the services sector reveals a full year of decline in the consumer space but growth and op... 

  • Resellers urged to deal with more service queries online

    Resellers are being encouraged to provide more help for their customers online via their websites and through social media platforms. Research conducted by Salesforce.com has highlighted not just high levels of customer dissatisfaction with service ... 

  • Computacenter stumps up £17.6m for Top Info

    Computacenter (CC) has bulked up its French operation after splashing out €21m (£17.6m) on reseller Top Info SAS. London-based giant CC made no secret of plans to use its stockpile of cash to bankroll M&A activity in 2011 but deals were exp... 

  • Phoenix IT Group staff defections to Concorde continues

    Concorde Informatics Technology Group (CITG) has hired Servo's client director Matthew Wood to head up business development, adding to the growing band of defectors that have exited businesses owned by Phoenix IT Group. Former ICM founder Barry Rober... 

  • Insight hires former HP exec to head up services push

    Insight has named former HP Vistorm exec Steve Browell as director of services to renew its efforts in the market ahead of launching tools to migrate and manage customers in their transition to the cloud. A former business development director at HP'... 

  • HP offers cut down EDS services to mid-market partners

    HP is drawing down the first line of services from its acquisition of EDS with the launch of Critical Advantage Services (CAS), to take channel partners beyond pure break fix and into areas including managed applications. The US tech monster is tryi...