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Dell seals lips on predicted UK layoff impact

Taking an axe to budgets

Twenty to 30 per cent staff reduction predicted globally although sales volumes may be rising

10 Jan 2014

Dell turns to channel to help showcase its tin

Dell to pay direct sales staff for working with partners

Oracle to boost software-defined networking offer

Virtualisation capabilities expanded in latest US acquisition plan

07 Jan 2014

US reseller implicated in Autonomy allegations

Serious fraud allegations by HP draw partners into the net

06 Jan 2014

Logicalis acquires Jersey cloud provider iConsult

Global VAR expands Channel Islands footprint in managed services and hosting

14 Oct 2013

Cloud provider Iomart buys BTL backup for £23m

Seven-year-old Leeds DR firm swallowed by growth from Glasgow

01 Oct 2013

Aorta Cloud set to bail out US cloud firm

London cloud provider swoops on troubled Nirvanix touting care for US customers

20 Sep 2013

Comms providers on the brink of decline

Evolution must happen if they are to deliver value in increasingly complex telecoms landscape, study says

18 Sep 2013

Huawei moving further into IT space

Consolidation is inevitable, says the Chinese vendor -- and it intends to keep a piece of the action

16 Sep 2013

Healthcare IT specialist Ascribe sold for £57.5m

Vertical market consultancy and software provider swallowed by larger vendor

13 Sep 2013

King of the private equity castle

Arrow's Project Castle purchase of Computerlinks saw private equity firm Equistone make a tidy profit, finds Doug Woodburn

10 Sep 2013

Kaseya third managed services vendor to sell

This week, the provider joined a stream of MSP acquisitions. Larry Walsh reports

26 Jun 2013

Ofcom decision on BT Wholesale margins 'flawed': Gamma

Regulator decides not to fine BT despite industry complaint dating back to 2008

24 Jun 2013

Avnet stays on services hunt with latest buy

Global distributor feathers its nest with US systems integrator, boosting services

13 Jun 2013

Five thoughts on the N-able acquisition

Larry Walsh critiques the trumpeted effect on the channel of the SolarWinds purchase

24 May 2013

Should Michael Dell leave the firm he founded?

Larry Walsh examines the Icahn alternative plan for Dell’s future and what it means for the channel

14 May 2013

Touchline Video bought by Imago after 12 years

VAD billed as Europe's largest video communications firm expands further

08 May 2013

Dell deal reminds me of Icarus

Investors could get burnt if they try to fly high in this developing Dell situation, warns Victor Basta

26 Apr 2013

Altodigital concludes double Fusion buy in Bristol

Print reseller makes sister Fusion companies 22nd and 23rd acquisitions

26 Apr 2013

Steljes sheds staff in latest lay-offs

Further headcount reduction at distributor as tougher times continue

23 Apr 2013

UK still in front for management buyouts despite decline

Overall value of acquisitions in Europe declines quarter on quarter

02 Apr 2013

BlackBerries for the picking

What could it mean if Lenovo or another vendor really were to buy the troubled BlackBerry marque? Larry Walsh speculates

13 Mar 2013

Moving from volume to value at Dell

An EMEA view of Dell's privatisation from IDC. By Giorgio Nebuloni, with Daniel Bizo, Karine Paoli, Mette Ahorlu, Arnaud Gagneux, and Thomas Meyer

07 Feb 2013

Rivals take shots at $24bn Dell deal

HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo all rushed to comment on their own position in the wake of the Dell buyback announcement, notes Chris Gonsalves

06 Feb 2013

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