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Heady Q3 for interactive displays and whiteboards

An IWB by Smart Technologies

Quarterly sales round-up shows a boost in market where some sub-segments are often thought near saturation

20 Nov 2014

Annual interactive whiteboard sales up six per cent to £75m

Good news for interactive panels in first half

CRN Top VARs 2014

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Find out the identity of the UK's 100 biggest resellers and lots more besides in our annual report

17 Nov 2014

Virtual client computing to be $1bn market in EMEA by 2018

Latest research from IDC predicts the market will be driven by centralised virtual desktop category

11 Nov 2014

New VAT rules a headache for comms and retail suppliers

KPMG survey among UK businesses reveals some are considering cutting the number of countries they sell to as price hike warnings are issued

10 Nov 2014

‘Zombies’ skewing insolvency stats

Latest figures from insolvency specialist R3 show that the number of firms opting to be removed from Companies House – known as zombies - is increasing

10 Nov 2014

Cisco rolls out three IoT specialisations

Networking giant unveils trio of new partner badges as IDC pegs IoT as $3tn market by 2020

10 Nov 2014

Windows XP market share ‘crash' exposed as red herring

NetMarketShare admits apparent plunge in XP's usage in October merely down to changes in its Chinese data network

05 Nov 2014

IT still seen as unfulfilling career - poll

Only five per cent of general population believe IT would be most fulfilling career, according to report

03 Nov 2014

Public cloud services spending to boom says IDC

Latest report from analyst predicts public cloud services spending to reach $127bn in 2018

03 Nov 2014

Back-to-school push sees tablet market flourish

Global tablet industry grows by 11.5 per cent, says IDC

31 Oct 2014

Businesses are losing cyber crime fight say auditors

Report from big six audit firms finds there is a 'growing gap' between businesses and cyber crime

30 Oct 2014

Oracle's Java program most exposed in UK

Adobe Reader and Apple iTunes among other most exposed programs according to Secunia report

29 Oct 2014

UK beats Western Europe average in Q3 printer sales

New Context figures see UK hold its own - although some countries fared much better

29 Oct 2014

Analyst rains on Gartner's 3D-printing parade

CCS Insight report anticipates 3D printing to grow at a much slower pace than Gartner forecast yesterday

28 Oct 2014

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

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

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

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

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