You’re invited to attend a free training session on either 20th April or 18th May at Microsoft’s Thames Valley Park. With 44% of SMB IT Managers planning on moving to Server 2016 within the next two years, you need to make sure that you are ahead of the game with the new Microsoft O/S and Disaster Recovery software. Northamber are running two free partner training sessions at Microsoft Thames Valley...

New research from IDC predicts that in the B2B space, the 2-in-1 PC market will be eight times larger by 2020. Convertibles, ultra-slims and detachable devices will continue to expand and see 19.1% growth in 2017 year-on-year in Western Europe said IDC. While convertibles will be the smallest in volume, they are catching up fast with 31.3% YoY growth. Traditional PCs and tablet sales will total 76.4...

Posted on Apr 18 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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A confluence of skills shortages, worsening threats and disproportionate spending habits is leaving organisations increasingly vulnerable to data breaches, malware, phishing and a variety of other information security problems, a study from Trustwave and Osterman Research shows. Only 8% of IT security decision makers and influencers surveyed believe 75% or more of their staff have the specialised skills...

Posted on Apr 18 2017 - 3:00pm by Tayla Ansell
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The HP EliteBook x360 is the company’s most impressive convertible yet, combining the best of the Spectre, Folio and Elite designs. If there is a challenge in reviewing a notebook like the HP EliteBook x360, it’s coming up with sufficient superlatives to describe one of the most stunning convertibles to emerge from any vendor R&D department yet. It is billed as ‘the world’s thinnest business...

Posted on Apr 18 2017 - 2:43pm by Tayla Ansell
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HP OFFICEJET 7740 Reimagined for small business to deliver lightning fast, two-sided printing that helps save time and money, the HP Officejet Pro 7740 packs in a lot of functionality at a reasonable price. Adding high impact, versatile, wide-format printing to the repertoire of any office, it prints, copies and scans in standout colour on sizes up to A3, for bold documents and impressive client presentations...

The following is an interview hosted by James Goulding Editor of Technology Reseller with Phil Jones MBE, Managing Director Brother UK ...

Posted on Apr 17 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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So, the Jones family has recently made the leap and moved someone called ‘Alexa’ into the home. She’s not a new tenant or long lost relative, but the voice of the Amazon dot and echo devices. I had been pondering buying an echo for some time, when a conversation in the office finally galvanised me into action. I ordered an Amazon dot, on the dot, to see what all the fuss was about. Unboxing...

Posted on Apr 17 2017 - 10:05am by Editorial Content
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The market for privacy filters is booming. Dave Williams, 3M Business Manager, UK Electronics Market, explains why this is good news for IT resellers Let’s start with some questions: where are you reading this article?; can anyone view it over your shoulder?; and, while this article is obviously not sensitive data, what if it was? Or, for a different viewpoint, have you ever been in a situation...

Posted on Apr 16 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Against a backdrop of growing demand for workers with IT skills, UKFast, Cisco and the Open University have joined forces to help schools and colleges deliver digital skills training. Manchester cloud frm UKFast is bringing Cisco Net Academy, already used by 9,500 schools worldwide, to schools in the north of England. So far, 73 have signed up for face-to-face training with technical experts from UKFast,...

Posted on Apr 15 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Job postings for technology positions in the UK increased by 10% last year. Analysis by CompTIA shows that in 2016 there were more than 1.3 million IT job postings, equating to more than one in 10 of all UK jobs advertised. The size of the UK technology workforce has grown by more than 100,000 since 2012. Graham Hunter, VP Certifications, Europe and Middle East at CompTIA, said: “Businesses in the...