Bit on the side?


Since its inception in 2008 Bitcoin has taken off in the global economy but is the virtual currency going to become legal tender for the channel? Jack Gilbert investigates

22 Sep 2014

Bit on the side: The UK e-tailers embracing Bitcoin

Michael Dell tweets news of Bitcoin server deal

'Aye' to an undivided UK

Red sky and Scottish piper

After the Scotland referendum a positive pathway must be mapped out for Alba and its businesses. Fleur Doidge reports

22 Sep 2014

Scottish 'No' vote a curate's egg for UK channel

The Scottish IT industry vote – yes or no?

The Scottish IT industry vote – yes or no?

A hand putting a voting slip into a box adorned with the Scottish flag denoting the Scottish independence referendum

Scotland goes to the polling booths tomorrow, but which way might the IT channel vote and why?

17 Sep 2014

HP draws up contingency plans for possible Scotland split

£30m Traffic Scotland IT deal given green light

Spin cycle

Channel companies have been told over and over that SSD is gaining on spinning disk. Has the wheel turned?

09 Sep 2014

Are you smarter than a six-year-old?

Hannah Breeze investigates what impact a generation of tech-savvy youngsters will have on the channel's future

08 Sep 2014

Licence to crusade

Software EULAs and aggressive audits have put customers on the back foot, but a new body is battling for the end user.

05 Sep 2014

Top ten UK vendors revealed

CRN is finally able to reveal the vendors that made the top ten in our 2014 Vendor Report. They may come as a surprise.

13 Aug 2014

Cream of the crop in Cornwall and Devon

Beyond the ice cream, fudge and cream teas, the South-West can be an IT hub with incomparable lifestyle benefits

13 Aug 2014

A Commonwealth of opportunity

Cisco claims the recent Glasgow Games proved that IT networking is more pervasive than ever. Doug Woodburn finds out why

11 Aug 2014

Fair weather friends

Channel, vendor and customer must see eye to eye to get the best results – but what happens when something goes wrong?

01 Aug 2014

Having a bubble?

With the UK's foremost tech stocks enduring a big decline in recent months, is there any danger of recreating the boom and bust of the turn of the century?

28 Jul 2014

Cyber insurance: Channel friend or foe?

Should resellers be embracing cyber liability insurance or treating the phenomenon with suspicion as it threatens to go mainstream?

24 Jul 2014

Broadband 2030 target could rise, industry says

Channel providers respond to FSB report criticising UK broadband plans

15 Jul 2014

Lost in the fog

Is fog computing just another marketing buzz phrase or a legitimate trend for the channel to follow?

14 Jul 2014

Dive in for rich reward at the SMAs

CRN’s third annual Sales and Marketing Awards went swimmingly for attendees and winners alike

11 Jul 2014

Smaller but not unnoticed

Some firms may not think they are at risk from hackers; VARs must teach them otherwise

30 Jun 2014

Don't miss out on your chance to shine

There are just a few weeks to go until the Channel Awards entry deadline of 18 July, so we have decided to republish our top 10 tips for entry, writes Sara Yirrell

27 Jun 2014

Be the future not the furniture

VMware’s vForum 2014 emphasised a need for IT to help drive customers’ businesses forwards. Fleur Doidge reports

23 Jun 2014

Shopping for better big-data backup

Asigra has hung out a neon shingle to attract more customers to its recovery pricing.

13 Jun 2014

Taking the Michael? Dell's pro-channel rhetoric under fire

Michael Dell insists the channel is now 'Dell-normal' but some UK partners are yet to be convinced the rhetoric has filtered down to front-line staff

05 Jun 2014

Enterprise IT: Into a digital age

The next phase of business IT has begun and it will be all about ‘digital’ – but what does that mean exactly?

02 Jun 2014

Black and Blue

CRN's 2014 Fight Night event was not for the faint-hearted, writes Sara Yirrell

30 May 2014

Bend but don't break

Flexible working rules will extend to all employees next month. Fleur Doidge asks how the channel can deal with this challenge internally

23 May 2014

No panic required

Are users over-concerned about mobility deployments? Experts at Channel Conference agree that individual needs must be examined in detail

21 May 2014

Countering a universal threat

Public and private sectors may work together increasingly in future using the latest converged technologies in a bid to combat terrorism, Fleur Doidge finds

19 May 2014


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