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Lessons from consumer marketing

Freespee's Carl Holmquist

Carl Holmquist looks at consumer marketing and how to best keep customers coming back

17 Sep 2014

Why are data stores ending up online?

Consumers take longer to buy in etail world

The real value of social media

IBM's Jon Mell

Jon Mell outlines how to properly engage with social networking platforms to derive true business benefit

16 Sep 2014

IBM shares mobility, analytics strategy insights

Real fun starts for Lenovo in IBM x86 sale

Simple ways to ensure success as an MSP

Mike Cullen N-able

Managed services provision is primarily about customer requirements and customisation, says Mike Cullen

15 Sep 2014

Yorkshire's Razorblue expands on back of managed services

Scotland set to splash up to £100m on managed services

Microsoft rebrand points up fusty Windows image

Larry Walsh draws some conclusions from the varied reception of recent Microsoft OSes

12 Sep 2014

Launch of iPhone 6 shows data hunger won't abate

Duncan Higgins says mobile phones are the main means of communication in many small businesses

11 Sep 2014

Tear up the textbook and go web scale

Jason Dance urges resellers and enterprises to consider the advantages of web-scale technology

10 Sep 2014

Remote access and best practice

Unique logins and two-factor authentication remain critical, says Stuart Facey

08 Sep 2014

Take back the cloud opportunity

It is time for the channel to step up and reiterate its value in a cloudier world, notes Paul Heywood

05 Sep 2014

Star exposure no joke for cloud providers

Celebrity photo leaks point a lesson for a range services suppliers, says Mike Jackson

04 Sep 2014

Death of a cloud services provider

Once-promising global company Zenith Infotech will close its doors in October, notes Larry Walsh

03 Sep 2014

SaaS and the opportunity for export

Mark Armstrong gives some tips to those considering global SaaS expansion

02 Sep 2014

No ordinary Energetic Bear boo-boo

Energetic Bear offers VARs a lesson applicable to all enterprise security, says Tobie Kottman

01 Sep 2014

Datacentre cost calculations critical

Too many services providers assess their datacentre cost base in a slipshod manner, warns Zahl Limbuwala

29 Aug 2014

Calculating the analytics equation

Can your customer afford big data at the price of a relational database, asks Matthew Napleton

28 Aug 2014

Channel value plays out in Oracle-Oregon lawsuit

A US lawsuit underlines the real worth of the IT channel, says Larry Walsh

27 Aug 2014

Network virtualisation essential to meet demand

Software-defined networking and network function virtualisation are key as data consumption expands, says Jay Perrett

26 Aug 2014

Tear down department silos

CIOs need to think horizontally to ensure success, says Neil Cross

22 Aug 2014

Tech growth not dependent on clusters

Steven Forrest notes that mobile comms means more companies can take advantage of regional cost advantages

21 Aug 2014

Training beyond the boot camp

Darren Briscoe asks if IT boot camps in fact offer effective training for IT professionals

20 Aug 2014

Real fun starts for Lenovo in IBM x86 sale

Clearing the deal was the start of a longer row to hoe in servers at the vendor, notes Larry Walsh

19 Aug 2014

Advancing threat landscape should attract clever VARs

Sophisticated cyberattacks have become a truly golden opportunity for resellers, says Dan Sibille

18 Aug 2014

Rare bedfellows spell real opportunity

The IT channel may learn from a proposed sex industry and feminist partnership, suggests Chris Gonsalves

15 Aug 2014

Putting the tech in biotech

Albie Attias shines a light for the channel on the role of IT in genomic medicine

14 Aug 2014

We do not need so much mobile control

Barry Scott reckons there is less need for full, mandated, mobile device management

13 Aug 2014

Who will stop the rain?

The long hot summer may be over for now so a question may soon reemerge on everyone's lips, suggests Calum MacLeod

12 Aug 2014

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