Opinion

Nice works if you can get it

MendIT's Steve Ackers

Being nicer to customers through support can take your IT business a long way, notes Steve Ackers

25 Nov 2014

The art and the arena

Lanway refocuses for profit growth

Do move quickly on MS16-068 patch

Tenable Network Security's Gavin Millard

This week's Microsoft MS16-068 security patch requires immediate action to protect customers, says Gavin Millard

21 Nov 2014

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NTT Com Security worried by data security ‘indifference’

Is social value enough for work Facebook?

Concrete Group's Tristan Rogers

Tristan Rogers comments on the rumours Facebook is about to release a work-focused version

20 Nov 2014

Facebook tweaks enterprise offering ahead of launch

Apple and Facebook to fund egg-freezing for female staff

Get out of list hell with sales intel

Salespeople waste far too much time on preparatory research, according to Henry Schuck

18 Nov 2014

What's in store for resellers in 2015

Philippe Fosse highlights hybrid cloud in his key predictions for next year

14 Nov 2014

Take up those audiovisual opportunities

The IT channel has the whip hand as applications converge on IP networks, promises Carl Hayesmore

13 Nov 2014

Buying business IT and communications today

Andrew Dickinson skewers the state of modern reseller businesses trying to cut costs

12 Nov 2014

Act on the business hotel threat

Richard Cassidy reacts to news that business travellers have been tracked via hotel WiFi

11 Nov 2014

Cashing in on multi-touch multi-user

For Paolo Pedrazzoli there's a channel opportunity in multi-touch technology

10 Nov 2014

Time for a proper mobile coverage consultation

Antony Walker says three weeks is not long enough to consult on coverage issues that hamper businesses

06 Nov 2014

Holiday pay rule leaves questions unanswered

Major costs to businesses are likely following new employment tribunal ruling, says John Allan

05 Nov 2014

Channel can benefit from wearables trend

James Kershaw looks beyond the hype around Google Glass and Apple Watch to assess the real opportunity

04 Nov 2014

DMARCation of the email cyber threat

Do you know about DMARC? Patrick Peterson thinks your customers should implement it

03 Nov 2014

Appliance-based backup has had its day

Chris Schin explains the limitations of hardware-based backup and recovery in a cloudy world

31 Oct 2014

Time to step up on IoT as vendors miss mark

Larry Walsh says the channel must help SMBs, and MSPs, to gain from Internet of Things (IoT)

30 Oct 2014

Ten tips for big data analytics success

Organisations are only analysing a fraction of their data and could be missing out, according to Dean Dickinson

29 Oct 2014

Wearables to copy BYOD adoption pattern

Stephen Demianyk says the clock is already ticking on the wearables opportunity

28 Oct 2014

What are you going to do about DevOps?

Dale Vile says it is all about turning the next big thing into channel opportunities

27 Oct 2014

Apple Pay, Twitter Buy and enterprise data

Mike Ni asks whether we are ready for next-generation payment platforms that might straddle the B2B and B2C divide

24 Oct 2014

Bad USBs are bad for customers

Egemen Tas asks whether the current level of trust in USB-supported peripherals is misplaced

23 Oct 2014

Netflix versus Blockbuster redux

Many cloud players are really only offering hosting services and may not survive, argues Julian Painter

22 Oct 2014

Automate all field services support

Cloud expands the opportunity for services support efficiencies, argues Dave Hart

21 Oct 2014

Live streaming is the Twitter of video

Video and its related services are easy add-ons for the channel, claims Andrew Rothery

20 Oct 2014

Apple, iPads and the education market

Mike Fisher comments on the future path of Apple against the context of its iPad update

17 Oct 2014

Vendor software audits attend on complexity

Don’t be blindsided by software vendors amid the rise of hybrid IT, says Martin Prendergast

15 Oct 2014

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