Analysis

Westcon deal underlines cloud distributor value

A single cloud floating in a clear blue sky

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

09 Sep 2014

Cloud Distribution shoots to fourth in Tech Track 100

Crooks buying resellers to defraud distributors

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

'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

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