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Light at the end of the tunnel for EMEA server market


Server revenue grew annually in Q2 for the first time in more than two years, Gartner claims

27 Aug 2014

Cisco switches top for services providers


Infonetics Research analysis reveals how carriers choose edge routers and Ethernet switches

26 Aug 2014

Cisco to cut up to 6,000 jobs after FY14 declines

Cisco UK boss labels grey crackdown a high priority

Channel to cash in on soaring security spend

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Spending on information security to near $77bn next year

22 Aug 2014

Unified comms sales up 31 per cent from last year

Revenues rise as PBX market struggles linger in first six months of 2014

22 Aug 2014

Software-defined networking market set to rocket

IDC expects the market to be worth $8bn by 2018

21 Aug 2014

OEM ink cartridge and tank sales up eight per cent in Q2

Western Europe figures saw convincing year-on-year growth, says Context analysis

19 Aug 2014

Consumer 3D printing years from mainstream adoption - Gartner

Traction among enterprise and medical segments will build more rapidly, market watcher says in first ever 3D printer Hype Cycle

19 Aug 2014

Android and iOS tighten smartphone stranglehold

Windows Phone and other marginal players can't get a look in, according to latest IDC data

18 Aug 2014

Forrester predicts global IT spend to hit $2.2tn in 2014

Non-euro economies will see stronger growth than their eurozone counterparts, analyst predicts

18 Aug 2014

UK desktop displays up 18 per cent in Q2

Shipments strong across Western Europe in June quarter

15 Aug 2014

Apprentice bonanza

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

14 Aug 2014

Report: North-South IT divide needs addressing

A study by think tank Policy Exchange claims the incessant 'brain drain' from the north means large swathes of the UK fail to benefit from thriving tech sector

14 Aug 2014

Recession has been 'positive' for IT industry

Research released by recruiter claims one in five IT employees questioned believe changes implemented during the downturn have benefitted their careers

14 Aug 2014

London is hub for technology thieves in the UK

Figures obtained through an FOI request by comms firm ViaSat, show London is THE place to have your tech kit nicked

12 Aug 2014

UK leads charge for rebounding print market

UK overtakes France to become western Europe's second-biggest hardcopy market

12 Aug 2014

Brits lavished over £1bn on firewalls last year

IT security spending rose eight per cent in 2013 as end users moved to shore up their defences, report finds

12 Aug 2014

Cash for quadrants? Gartner sued on 'pay-for-play' claims

Analyst dismisses as 'without merit' allegations from NetScout that its research favours those who spend big sums on consultancy

11 Aug 2014

A tale of two channels for IT

Current trends are changing both consumer and business tech-buying behaviours, notes Dominic Ashford

11 Aug 2014

Demand for IT staff accelerates in July

Monthly figures suggest job recovery is continuing to strengthen

08 Aug 2014

45-year-olds less tech savvy than six-year-olds - Ofcom

New report also reveals one tenth of workers send work emails in bed

07 Aug 2014

Enterprises yet to get to grips with mobile - Oracle report

Mobility becoming ubiquitous but companies are still struggle to adapt, vendor research suggests

06 Aug 2014

Projectors continue to gain in Q2

Global market estimated at double-digit growth

06 Aug 2014

AWS finally facing competition on cloud - analyst

IBM and Microsoft starting to give Amazon a run for its money following stellar growth in Q2, according to Synergy Research

04 Aug 2014

Operational intelligence as a value-add

Bob Tarzey outlines two sales opportunities for resellers around business insight

30 Jul 2014

‘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


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