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Northamber is running a webinar on Software-Defined Storage, how to sell it and how it will help your customers. Taking place on Thursday 16th November at 4pm, the webinar will introduce Supermicro’s Total Storage Solution. Supermicro has partnered with Nexenta to create a fully integrated new storage appliance to dramatically reduces operations and storage costs for enterprise and cloud workloads. Join...

Posted on Oct 26 2017 - 12:09pm by Tayla Ansell
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Devices have simultaneously slimmed down, risen in performance, and gotten cheaper. And this means that designers are given more flexibility in choice of tech, and that they can finally use workstations that look as appealing as the content that’s being created on them. Take the HP ZBook 15u G4. This is a laptop that singles itself out as a supremely powerful device with an economic price point...

Posted on Oct 24 2017 - 2:55pm by Tayla Ansell
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Freecom Tough Drive Portable HDDs now come with hardware encryption for added protection Data security is about keeping data safe. Many individuals, small business and major companies rely heavily on their computer systems on a daily basis. But what happens if the data on these computer systems is damaged, lost or stolen? Could your customers afford to lose important files or, worse still, their client,...

VP Certification and Skills, at CompTIA, the global IT trade association What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? In the UK, I’d say it’s Apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are an excellent way to bridge the skills gap and we know that there’s not enough skilled IT professionals to fill growing industry demand, so getting out the message that companies can take someone who...

Posted on Oct 16 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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New report highlights gap between business perceptions and the customer experience A new report from Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute highlights a positive correlation between investment in digital customer experience initiatives and the satisfaction of customers and their willingness to spend more. Based on an international survey of more than 3,300 consumers and 450 company executives,...

Posted on Oct 16 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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New supplier finder and certification scheme rewards IT providers that really do put their customers first Eight out of 10 consumers are willing to pay more for a better customer experience (see opposite), but with everyone claiming to be the best for customer service, how are end users meant identify those who pay it more than just lip service, and how can providers who really do go the extra mile...

Tayla Ansell suggests six reasons why your customers should consider upgrading their office monitors. 1. Productivity A larger screen makes it easier to view and work on multiple sources at once, improving productivity. Launched earlier this year, NEC’s EX341R 34-inch curved desktop monitor is ideal for financial trading floors and other industries where staff must efficiently handle and analyse...

How might new MiFID II legislation affect telecoms provision in the finance sector? Dave Millett of independent telecoms brokerage Equinox considers the options of affected firms The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) regulates firms that provide services linked to ‘financial instruments’, including IFAs and mortgage brokers, credit institutions, corporate finance companies, investment...

Posted on Oct 14 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Easy mobile integration and enterprise-class mobile device management make Samsung Hosted an ideal solution for today’s flexible working culture The UK workforce is changing rapidly. Driven by the expectations of employees and customers, by the desire to cut costs and by the need to raise productivity, public and private sector organisations of all sizes have adopted flexible and mobile working...

Posted on Oct 12 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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Rackspace has announced the appointment of Louis Alterman as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He will report to Joe Eazor, Rackspace’s newly appointed CEO. Prior to joining Rackspace, Alterman served as CFO of EarthLink, an internet pioneer that successfully transitioned into cloud networking. www.rackspace.com ...