GDPR in the channel
On 25 May 2018, tough new data protection rules will kick in across the EU as the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live.
GDPR is being touted as both a chance for resellers to cement their trusted adviser status with customers, and a potential headache for the IT supplier community. This hub, which CRN has launched in partnership with SolarWinds MSP, is designed to act as a focal point for all the channel-relevant developments around the topic in the run-up to GDPR's arrival next May.
End-point security vendor announces recruitment drive to boost its UK reseller ranks
A third of MSPs are not even adhering to a compliance framework for GDPR, CRN and Channelnomics Europe research has found. We ask MSPs what steps they've taken towards GDPR compliance ahead of the May deadline
Over 20 per cent of small businesses in the UK are "not aware" of GDPR, analyst claims
CRN and sister publication Channelnomics Europe have conducted video Q&As with IT suppliers across Europe to find how they are preparing for incoming regulation
Tired of hearing about GDPR? It's only just getting started. We asked seven execs at resellers and distributors across Europe how they are cutting through the scaremongering
GDPR is being hailed as 'data protection on steroids', but the majority of IT suppliers questioned in a recent CRN/SolarWinds MSP study believe rule flouters will not be punished
Resellers, MSPs and consultancies questioned in a CRN/SolarWinds MSP study express ambivalence over what impact GDPR will have on their sales ledgers
Seven per cent of UK, German, French, Italian and Dutch IT suppliers say they have got their houses in order ahead of 25 May 2018
CRN and SolarWinds MSP study into how GDPR will impact resellers and MSPs across Europe is now out in German, French, Dutch and Italian
Survey of resellers and MSPs finds impending data legislation to be the most disruptive channel issue between now and 2020
With the backing of SolarWinds MSP, CRN has conducted research into what resellers and MSPs in five European countries really think about GDPR and what it will mean for their businesses and their customers
Bob Tarzey, director and analyst at Quocirca, explains how firms in the channel should be approaching the incoming data protection rules
IDC says GDPR will fuel $3.7bn in extra IT security sales for vendors and the channel by 2020, with the UK generating over $1bn of that
Does GDPR represent a chance for resellers to build sales and cement their trusted advisor status, or will it merely benefit 'blood-sucking lawyers'? Four resellers and MSPs came together at the recent CRN European Channel Leadership Forum to discuss...
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Every day our inboxes are inundated with research telling us end users are ill prepared for GDPR, but channel firms also have work ahead of them to ensure they don't fall foul of the new data protection rules, says Doug Woodburn
New Data Protection Bill welcomed by tech community, but analyst argues that the government is wrong to present it as a UK law when it is merely GDPR by another name
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Justin Harling says channel firms need to be more careful when selling solutions ahead of GDPR's implementation
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