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End of the beginning for everything as a service

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Providers that do not diversify their business model to include "as a service" in 2015 may become obsolete, warns Jessica Meek

19 Jan 2015

And now… billing as a service

Cohort offers resellers a fix of "Speed as a Service"

Where will channel growth come from in 2015?

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Fleur Doidge asks industry watchers and channel insiders where businesses will focus this year

09 Jan 2015

Gartner: Mobile devices to become users' go-to platform

Firms have 'no choice' but to pursue IoT - Gartner

Fighting the good fight with data

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US veterans' organisation enlists IBM's Watson to fight post-traumatic stress disorder with big data

17 Dec 2014

Capita lures Logicalis duo in bid to beef up IBM unit

IBM inks deal with app player Docker

Top VARs 2014 - channel chiefs on the state of the industry

A quartet of industry execs debate the channel's top trends

15 Dec 2014

Dot com days are here again

The global M&As market is booming once more, notes Chris Gonsalves

20 Nov 2014

Managing cloud services security with OpenDNS

Enhanced security settings are on offer to MSPs. Jessica Meek reports

10 Nov 2014

Cloud used in more than 90 per cent of firms - CompTIA

Cloud is now key in business IT, but the road to full adoption is not without obstacles

04 Nov 2014

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

Software-defined silo elimination

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

07 Oct 2014

Palo Alto Traps volatility in endpoint protection

Vendor switch suggests future for the security channel less reliant on antivirus. By Larry Walsh

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

Cisco lights up security space with new offerings

Next-generation offerings and incentives rolled out by networking giant

23 Sep 2014

Westcon deal underlines cloud distributor value

Distributors are continuing to play a relevant role in the brave new world of cloud, writes Michele Pepe

09 Sep 2014

IBM shares mobility, analytics strategy insights

A new report targets a gap that must close to achieve true transformation

03 Sep 2014

Cisco, SimpliVity in hyperconverged infrastructure deal

Vendor cooperation offers advantage to the right technology resellers and providers

01 Sep 2014

BYOD benefit dampened by US court

Could a US ruling suggest a path to greater services opportunities?

28 Aug 2014

Will bitcoins become channel currency?

Dell has been trading servers with Bitcoin and resellers might do the same, suggests Larry Walsh

21 Aug 2014

Citrix looks ahead to pinpoint further megatrends

Part two of a review by Michele Pepe of Citrix' Technology Landscape report

11 Aug 2014

A peek into a blue-sky Citrix crystal ball

Divesting oneself of the datacentre will make for a joyous future -- or so Citrix seems to suggest. Michele Pepe reports.

08 Aug 2014

Amazon enters file-sharing services storm

New front declared in the cloud-based backup and storage wars

14 Jul 2014

Box fundraising begs cloud earnings question

Should cloud providers be alarmed by the typical lag between spend and revenue?

09 Jul 2014

Security, network management top IoT concerns

Survey of perspectives on the expansion of internet-connected devices confirms security fears. Chris Gonsalves reports

04 Jul 2014

Maintenance as key to IBM-Lenovo server deal

Larry Walsh explains the effect of current security fears and leaks on the announced deal

27 Jun 2014

Wave of Amazon apps to juice BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry platform to benefit from long-delayed application access

20 Jun 2014

Can Salesforce work the wearables?

Chris Gonsalves delves deeper into the issue of B2B-appropriate wearable devices

16 Jun 2014

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