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Firms opt for pay-per-use licensing to avoid waste

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Survey confirms a move away from the long-held preference for perpetual licences in favour of subscription models

22 Oct 2014

HP tightens grip on rebounding EMEA PC market

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Regional shipments grow 11 per cent in Q3 but market leader HP grows even faster

17 Oct 2014

Samsung spending surge to boost semiconductor market

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Gartner predicts global semiconductor capital spending to rise by 11.4 per cent year on year

16 Oct 2014

Datacentre disruption to hit channel margins

Gartner research into coming datacentre market disruption suggests areas of concern for partners

15 Oct 2014

Tech firms across Europe ripe for buyouts

Merger market poll suggests deal-making is expected to rise this year - in IT firms especially

13 Oct 2014

Palo Alto fixes issues identified by NSS Labs

Next-generation-firewall vendor thanks testing house for its assistance in applying fix just days after questioning its objectivity and accuracy

10 Oct 2014

EMEA PC market grows for three straight quarters

Windows XP effect underpins 9.6 per cent rise in shipments in Q3

09 Oct 2014

Cisco leads way in video infrastructure software market

Total revenue for the market in the last four quarters was $5.6bn according to Synergy Research Group

08 Oct 2014

IT managers ill prepared for new EU data regulation

New research by Kroll Ontrack and Blancco suggests three out of five organisations have not taken measures for compliance with GDPR

07 Oct 2014

UK keeps up with rising Europe PC volumes in Q3

Volumes see pleasing growth rates partly due to XP migration

29 Sep 2014

Google+ views outpacing Facebook in retail sector

Context study claims Google+ will overtake YouTube next year in number of views

23 Sep 2014

Dixons Carphone rescues some Phones 4U staff

All 800 concession-shop employees to be offered roles at Currys PC World

17 Sep 2014

UK public sector IT spending to suffer 'very slow growth'

Southern Europe to bear the brunt of spending pinch, IDC report suggests

16 Sep 2014

Microsoft sets the date to unveil the future of Windows

Microsoft expected to hold business-focused Windows 9 event in San Francisco on 30 September

16 Sep 2014

Wearables sales to explode, predicts analyst

Juniper Research claims market will expand threefold in next two years

15 Sep 2014

Firms urged to crack down on mobile app security

More than 75 per cent of mobile apps will fail basic security tests by 2015, says Gartner

15 Sep 2014

Small business confidence up and rising

Survey suggests record optimism at the smaller end of the market

15 Sep 2014

Internet of Things to see security services soar

Gartner predicts there will be 26 billion connected "things" by 2020 - many of which will need securing in a corporate setting

12 Sep 2014

Global datacentre market set for distrust and disruption

Snowden effect, cloud to fragment global datacentre provision in just two years

11 Sep 2014

Wearables sales to triple despite user uncertainty

Juniper says sales of smartwatches and specs will surge, but adds note of caution

09 Sep 2014

Sexism is alive and well in tech apparently

New survey claims 'more than one in three' women IT staff have witness or experienced sexism

09 Sep 2014

Are you smarter than a six-year-old?

Hannah Breeze investigates what impact a generation of tech-savvy youngsters will have on the channel's future

08 Sep 2014

NSA scandal tarnishes UK cloud industry

One in 10 businesses have changed cloud providers in the wake of the snooping revelations

08 Sep 2014

Screen until you like it

Sales of desktop monitors look positive as the market eyes Ultra HD for future improvement, reports Lachlan Welsh

08 Sep 2014

Context: Apple must blow industry away with iWatch

Analyst warns of uncertain future for the firm if its latest product launches do not hit the spot

05 Sep 2014

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