Analysis

Amazon enters file-sharing services storm

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

14 Jul 2014

Dropbox open for business

Dropbox seeks cash, eyes enterprise

Box fundraising begs cloud earnings question

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

09 Jul 2014

Shopping for better big-data backup

Symantec withdraws from cloud backup

Security, network management top IoT concerns

Internet of Things

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

04 Jul 2014

Vendors must get vertical or miss $5tn IoT opportunity

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

'New style of IT' at HP is an opportunity

Is everything old new again at HP? Larry Walsh reports

12 Jun 2014

An antidote to ransomware

Backup could play an important role as ransomware risk rises, says Larry Walsh

09 Jun 2014

Cloud over moribund videoconferencing sales

If next-gen workers want video where are the global sales?

03 Jun 2014

Chinese whispers louder in security word war

Shot at Cisco is latest salvo in global infosec war, notes Chris Gonsalves

29 May 2014

The internet is not broken

Let us keep things that way, says Chris Gonsalves

27 May 2014

Will Surface Pro 3 end WinTel hegemony?

New 'laptop replacement' could position Microsoft in direct competition with OEM partners

22 May 2014

Get used to vendor consolidation

Acquisitions in the OEM space are set to continue so the channel must adapt. Larry Walsh outlines the scene.

19 May 2014

ScanSource shows partners a 3D opportunity

Distributors Ingram and ScanSource have outlined the IT channel opportunity for so-called 3D printers

13 May 2014

How desire for success ruins businesses

Organisations too comfortable with their "natural" drives may get counter-productive results, Chris Gonsalves discovers

06 May 2014

VARs and value from distributor services

Westcon is only the latest distributor to bulk up on services but what about the rest of the supply chain, asks Larry Walsh

28 Apr 2014

Disruptive forces in good health

Chris Gonsalves asks who could be the Amazon of healthcare IT

11 Apr 2014

Get ready for the new technology buyer

The sweet spot for the reseller is moving but can the VAR keep up?

09 Apr 2014

Life in the old dog yet?

As Windows XP reaches the end of its life, Hannah Breeze investigates why some organisations just will not - or cannot - let go of the 13-year-old operating system

07 Apr 2014

Google flu trends and the future of Big Data

Accurate analysis of large amounts of data is more difficult to achieve than many think, notes Chris Gonsalves

31 Mar 2014

Office for iPad a potential partner bonanza

Reviews suggest new tablet offering is "best chance of driving adoption"

28 Mar 2014

Digital omnivores reveal multi-platform power

A US survey suggests a direction for future mobile and telecoms opportunities. Chris Gonsalves reports

27 Mar 2014

Watch for calls to break up Symantec

Symantec synergies are under the microscope, notes Larry Walsh

25 Mar 2014

Oracle Diamond status for HP bad for channel

Oracle and HP may have been pals before top partner award but the channel still stands to lose

18 Mar 2014

Partners poised to fill Big Data skills gap

IBM survey reveals change in the market that providers should act on

13 Mar 2014

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