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SPONSORED BLOG - ESET and channel support

04 Nov 2013 The ESET philosophy is that the end-user is buying peace of mind...protection for their IT systems and a path to a less stressful,...

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Blogging on a prayer

23 Oct 2013 Australian bride-to-be Branka Delic recently started an internet campaign in an attempt to get her idol Jon Bon Jovi (there’s...

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Computer 2000 rebrand no laughing matter

08 Oct 2013 Despite it being arguably the UK's best-known distribution brand, the name Computer 2000 has been a comic gift for the comperes...

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Dave the dealer blog

A right twit

07 Oct 2013 As the Barking and Dagenham area’s foremost new technology evangelist, I take pains to ensure I’m down wiv da kidz when...

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Dave the dealer blog

Stare-way to hell

23 Sep 2013 As a no-nonsense east-ender who’s spent 30 years as a particularly hard-nosed business negotiator, I’m none too easily...

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CRN IT Buyers Guide explained...

11 Sep 2013 Now I'm not someone who enjoys seeing themself on screen - so if you relish the thought of me cringing - please do watch...

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How to annoy journalists

09 Sep 2013 A while ago I wrote a blog post on how PR firms really need to do their research when it comes to dealing with journalists....

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Amazon EC2 outages - lessons not learned

02 Sep 2013 Recently Amazon's hosting service, EC2, went down for several hours causing customers such as Airbnb, Instagram, Netflix...

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View from the channel

Cut the cybercrime FUD

28 Aug 2013 Cybercrime is not a myth, it is a significant abuse that impacts us all, but the reality is that we rarely know how much...

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Don't shoot me!

27 Aug 2013 So that time is here at last. The Channel Awards shortlist has been released and can be found here. We had a record number...

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Dave the dealer blog

Makeup as you go along

19 Aug 2013 Bogey and Bacall, mashed tatties and liquor, and Leytonstone FC and heroic FA Cup runs are all things I find go together...

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G-Cloud will boost public sector services

02 Aug 2013 In an era of austerity and budget cuts, it is small wonder that G-Cloud, and its potential to deliver a range of benefits...

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Going underground

31 Jul 2013 I'm not going to be around that much in August. There I said it. Sadly I'm not taking an extended holiday, although a...

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Turns out Apple may need resellers after all

24 Jul 2013 Editor’s note: As part of our special editorial partnership, CRN is publishing this recent article from Channelnomics in...

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Talking teddies

24 Jul 2013 I'm not sure why I was sent a press release about a talking teddy bear, but there you go. Having seen the film Ted for...

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What have I missed?

22 Jul 2013 Going on holiday is always a double-edged sword. While there is no doubt about it - taking time away from the office and...

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Acer pushed me to my limit!

08 Jul 2013 Up until now the only vendor events I've been on have been the kind where you fly to a nice location, stay in a plush hotel,...

Dave the dealer
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Man of steal

02 Jul 2013 I had the pleasure of attending the recent CRN Sales and Marketing Awards at a swanky west London hotel, but was shocked...

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Can the channel help me reach my target?

18 Jun 2013 OK people. I admit it. This is a shameless attempt to get sponsorship money out of as many of you generous people as...

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Dave the dealer blog

Language problem

18 Jun 2013 Regular reader(s) will know that I'm a man who values plain speaking and a clear and concise approach to the English language,...

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Apprentice bonanza

With more A-level students than ever before opting not to go to university - the channel has some rich pickings

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Softcat's a channel success story, but where next?

Would IPO be right long-term option for VAR as it nears £500m sales barrier, asks CRN's Doug Woodburn?