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Bob Tarzey outlines two sales opportunities for resellers around business insight

30 Jul 2014

OCF draws big data sword in fight against infectious diseases

IBM branches out into big data-based BBQ sauce

‘Bullish' UK tech sector grows faster than the economy


KPMG report claims almost half of tech firms plan to boost headcount in coming 12 months

30 Jul 2014

EMEA outsourcing market goes into overdrive

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Value of deals up by nearly a third in first half of 2014, with UK contributing more than a quarter of total

29 Jul 2014

Channel cashes in on public sector outsourcing boom

Analyst: UK leads Europe in public sector outsourcing

Market licks lips for enterprise wireless LAN boom

Market watcher predicts 70 per cent growth over next five years

28 Jul 2014

UK economy returns to pre-recession levels

But government warned not to get too complacent

25 Jul 2014

IDC: Apple and Samsung's tablet stranglehold under threat

Smaller vendors taking the tablet world by storm, eating into tablet giants' share, analyst claims

25 Jul 2014

3D printer market on even faster growth path

Analyst Futuresource Consulting estimates global market will be worth $7.5bn by 2018 as technology becomes more mainstream

23 Jul 2014

Home Office wastes £347m on botched IT scheme

Immigration Case Work programme delivered 'significantly less than planned' before it was scrapped

22 Jul 2014

SDN not eating into comms hardware market

Infonetics report finds virtualisation and SDN are not ringing the death knell for PBXs and routers

22 Jul 2014

Government on the hunt for £700m datacentre partner

Cabinet Office seeks IT partner to create massive datacentre for ‘top secret' and ‘official' data

18 Jul 2014

Cloud hardware spend exceeds $4bn in EMEA

Annual spend in user value terms up 19 per cent year on year, forecast says

17 Jul 2014

Multi-factor authentication set to be a $10bn market by 2020

Analyst predicts juicy growth ahead for 2FA, 3FA, 4FA and 5FA techniques

16 Jul 2014

Rehabil-IT-ation: Inside the prison that's patching up old PCs

Hannah Breeze meets the inmates involved in a new PC refurbishment scheme designed to boost prisoners' employment prospects and reduce reoffending rates

16 Jul 2014

Good Times/Bad Times

We round up who's on track and who's on a road to nowhere in the IT industry this week

14 Jul 2014

Consumers take longer to buy in etail world

Modern technology appears to make buying slower, not quicker

14 Jul 2014

Lenovo pulling away from HP in race for PC crown

Gartner and IDC figures both show Chinese giant beginning to pull away from chasing pack following double-digit growth in Q2

10 Jul 2014

UK businesses less distressed than usual

R3 Business Distress measure reports record lows as businesses grow

08 Jul 2014

Cloud market soars as prices shrink

IDC claims battle for market share to hot up in coming years

08 Jul 2014

IT staff in strong demand as pay packets soar

KPMG warns employers that cash isn't everything when it comes to retaining top talent

07 Jul 2014

Channel cashes in on public sector outsourcing boom

Computacenter and Capita among winners of largest contracts in increasingly lucrative public sector market

07 Jul 2014

Back from the dead: PCs to grow again in 2015

Sales of desktops, notebooks and ultramobiles will return to growth next year following relative recovery in 2014, says Gartner

07 Jul 2014

Windows Server 2003 support axe to drive cloud boom

Cloud Industry Forum predicts 90 per cent of all UK businesses will be using cloud by the end of next year

03 Jul 2014

Report: UK schools swallowing more tablets

British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) reveals that tablet PC adoption is continuing to rise in schools across the UK

01 Jul 2014

Western Europe sales set the toner

Branded cartridge prices are rising, says Context

30 Jun 2014

Gartner revises global IT spend forecast

Although spending is set to increase, analyst revises figure down slightly due to reduction in growth expectations for 2014

30 Jun 2014


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