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Market expansion for super-stealthy smartphones

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Security for mobile devices is an expanding market, according to analyst research

28 Oct 2014

Antill now steering mobile cloud provider Sipcom

Bad USBs are bad for customers

Survey reveals widespread mistrust of the cloud

Seven in 10 businesses don’t trust the cloud to obey data protection laws, according to research by Ponemon

17 Sep 2014

Organisations are 'getting off the fence' on big data

Latest report from Gartner says seven in 10 firms are investing or plan to invest in big data

17 Sep 2014

SDN player Tallac launches European push with UK digs

Former HP Networking exec Clive Hallam to lead transatlantic foray

26 Aug 2014

Unified comms sales up 31 per cent from last year

Revenues rise as PBX market struggles linger in first six months of 2014

22 Aug 2014

TalkTalk Business outage under control: engineer update

Business customers and partners affected by broadband speed and connectivity problems all morning

19 Aug 2014

Chess adds mobile to channel grab bag

Telecoms firm launches expanded partner scheme following Avenir Telecom

08 Aug 2014

SDN not eating into comms hardware market

Infonetics report finds virtualisation and SDN are not ringing the death knell for PBXs and routers

22 Jul 2014

'More headroom' for M&A as Daisy sales stall and losses widen

Comms firm posts flat revenue and increased operating loss but claims it is beating a path to more consolidation

17 Jun 2014

Alternative Networks on track to reduce debt

Trading update to the London Stock Exchange says "good progress" is being made

10 Apr 2014

New Networks First MD Mulvaney eyes security expansion

Former finance chief takes reins with fellow co-founder Titmus moving to chairman role

03 Apr 2014

Cisco retires Silver tier in major partner programme shake-up

Vendor also places more emphasis on front-end rebates on a busy day of channel changes at Las Vegas summit

26 Mar 2014

ShoreTel CEO: We have three-year window to get market lead

Don Joos talks us through his plan to invert annuity-capital revenue split

20 Mar 2014

Westcon to distribute AltiGen comms kit

Potential expansion for Microsoft Lync implementations

19 Feb 2014

Cisco to cut 4,000 jobs despite impressive Q4 numbers

John Chambers points to erratic economic upturn and flabby middle-management structure

15 Aug 2013

Mitel turns up contact centre heat with prairieFyre buy

Move driven by desire to cater for partners building out datacentre practices

17 Jun 2013

Avaya VARs told to go after mid-market to beat margin crunch

EMEA channel boss wants resellers selling across the vendor's portfolio as comms and networking space comes under price pressure

17 Jun 2013

Logicalis plots growth path after sales reorg

New UK boss Mark Starkey clues us in on three-year plan to double profits after creating vendor-led sales force

12 Jun 2013

Cisco brass: We still love hardware

SDN alone is not the future and the switch market will not commoditise any time soon, say top execs

06 Jun 2013

New Extreme EMEA partner chief to woo channel

Paula Nuth wants consultative partners prepared to commit to the vendor

06 Jun 2013

Cisco to fix two-tier sales booking delays

Vendor’s partner boss to eradicate need for booking neutrality scheme by investing heavily in back-office system

05 Jun 2013

Cisco pledges to give VARs $1bn in mid-market leads

Vendor to double investment as part of plan to increase market share

05 Jun 2013

Cisco aims to be world’s top IT firm amid 'brutal consolidation'

Bullish John Chambers has strong words for rivals past and present as he pledges to step up M&A on day one of global channel get-together

04 Jun 2013


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