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Get ready for the new technology buyer

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

09 Apr 2014

Getting into the spirit of business

IT outages biggest business worry: survey

Life in the old dog yet?

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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

Revealed: Top 20 councils in XP hall of shame

Exclusive: Most local councils will be running XP after D-day

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

Me, sir! Please, sir!

Bets are being laid on who will win the schoolyard scuffle that's brewing in the UK education sector between Microsoft and Google

24 Feb 2014

Raising the CRM bar: Two different approaches

Chris Gonsalves says this week's Microsoft and Shoretel moves in the space show promise

20 Feb 2014

Start me up

As this country's highest profile IT entrepreneur casts doubt on the UK's ability to cultivate an industry giant, we ask what it takes to make a great technology business

14 Feb 2014

IBM to partners: Transform or get left behind

Big Blue has a challenge in not only transforming its business but also influencing its business partners to invest, says Larry Walsh

13 Feb 2014

Nadella reaction: Upbeat with a touch of meh

Chris Gonsalves rounds up responses to the news Satya Nadella will take the reins in Redmond

05 Feb 2014

Lenovo buying spree shows true ambitions

Larry Walsh examines the game as played by the Chinese vendor that this week made several big announcements

31 Jan 2014

The fridge said what?

An Internet of Things hack has put appliances on the attack. Chris Gonsalves reports

21 Jan 2014

Vendors officially deny NSA spying collusion

Where might the channel stand after claims that many vendors have been targeted by NSA hacks? Chris Gonsalves reports

07 Jan 2014

HP again swipes at the Wintel model

Are the days of the Windows with Intel inside coming to an end? Larry Walsh scopes out the situation

16 Dec 2013

Technology trends to watch in 2014

3D printing, big data and social technology among those set for big things in the channel next year

12 Dec 2013

‘Tis the season for cheer with IBM, Bechtle deal

The latest European Commission reseller-vendor win underlines the value of partnership. Chris Gonsalves reports

11 Dec 2013

Ponemon: SMBs fail at security

Chris Gonsalves says smaller firms appear to be in denial about data breaches and the attack risk – suggesting the channel should be worried

29 Nov 2013

For beer and cheer

Fujitsu Forum 2013 found much to shout about despite an increasingly complex market. Fleur Doidge reports from Munich

18 Nov 2013

Xerox infuses managed print with intelligence

Larry Walsh examines the latest vendor move to shore up shrinking print margins

12 Nov 2013

Cisco Insieme plans are application-centric

Software-defined networking takes new turn with latest big buy, vendor says

07 Nov 2013

BlackBerry to world: Trust us

Canadian vendor claims to be solid but the losses have long told another story

17 Oct 2013

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