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Appliance-based backup has had its day

Zetta's Chris Schin

Chris Schin explains the limitations of hardware-based backup and recovery in a cloudy world

31 Oct 2014

Shopping for better big-data backup

Symantec withdraws from cloud backup

Time to step up on IoT as vendors miss mark

Larry Walsh

Larry Walsh says the channel must help SMBs, and MSPs, to gain from Internet of Things (IoT)

30 Oct 2014

Cisco IoT fixer Davra launches UK push after funding boost

Inter-fridge IoT communication not required

Is it time to take Microsoft off the distress list?

Larry Walsh asks if Microsoft's recent Q1 results show the firm is on the up - at least in the consumer space

27 Oct 2014

Channel needs yet more change: Insight boss

Businesses still see IT and the channel as a cost centre, warns leading reseller

23 Oct 2014

Netflix versus Blockbuster redux

Many cloud players are really only offering hosting services and may not survive, argues Julian Painter

22 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

Automate all field services support

Cloud expands the opportunity for services support efficiencies, argues Dave Hart

21 Oct 2014

Live streaming is the Twitter of video

Video and its related services are easy add-ons for the channel, claims Andrew Rothery

20 Oct 2014

Security and cloud sales suffering post-Snowden

The need to protect data is putting European organisations off cloud, according to attendees at a major security conference

17 Oct 2014

Datacentre disruption to hit channel margins

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

15 Oct 2014

Vendor software audits attend on complexity

Don’t be blindsided by software vendors amid the rise of hybrid IT, says Martin Prendergast

15 Oct 2014

Dell 'all over' SDN, CEO tells conference

Michael Dell tells delegates of his firm's love for SDN and end-to-end offerings. Jessica Meek reports

14 Oct 2014

Compare the markets dot com

Channel companies on the lookout for opportunities further afield may do well to consider the Continent.

13 Oct 2014

Multiple device management key for enterprise IP

This week's IPExpo has a heavy focus on solving business technology and process issues in a hybrid, diverse IT environment

08 Oct 2014

University opts for greener Logicalis datacentre

Cost-saving datacentre facility refresh begins for Nottingham Trent University

07 Oct 2014

Reshaping the channel funnel

Selling services means adapting – perhaps radically – to the way customers now engage with potential IT investments. Fleur Doidge reports

07 Oct 2014

Software-defined silo elimination

IBM is aiming to tackle data storage with a new model, says Jessica Meek

07 Oct 2014

Interoute buys Vtesse, eyes further expansion

Cloud services platform will be rolled out over England, Scotland and Wales

02 Oct 2014

Cloud engagement targeted by VMware ISV plan

Last week saw VMware launch a new channel programme targeting ISVs. Michele Pepe explains

30 Sep 2014

Inter-fridge IoT communication not required

Never mind the marketing buzzphrases, go and sell the benefits to businesses, says vendor

26 Sep 2014

Public cloud industry heading for banking-style bailout - Canalys

Cash-haemorrhaging public cloud players 'too big to fail', industry warned at Canalys EMEA Channels Forum

26 Sep 2014

Making sense of a workspace war

Which technology will win the battle for user desktops? Simon Townsend gives a view on how VARs can benefit

24 Sep 2014

Office 365 not on par pre- and post- sales

Microsoft admits weaknesses in its flagship cloud offering for the channel at Ingram Micro conference

24 Sep 2014

ViewSonic takes on Dell, HP in VDI market

SMBs and corporates target of new monitor range incorporating integrated thin, zero and smart clients

23 Sep 2014


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