Posted on Jun 21 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Mid-market companies are bucking the UK trend for lower IT budgets, claims Node4, despite lack of confidence in the UK’s economic prospects. Its report, Mid-market IT priorities 2017, reveals that 77% of decision-makers in companies with a turnover of £15m to £800m expect to see an IT budget increase in 2017: 35% are looking forward to a rise of 5-10%, with a further 22% anticipating an increase...

IT resellers and distributors need to adapt their business models to take into account the greater influence that non-IT executives, such as marketing and sales professionals, are having on technology evaluations and purchases, warns technology association CompTIA in a new report, “Considering the New IT Buyer”. More than one quarter (27%) said that final decisions on technology purchases...

Posted on Jun 19 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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TCL Communication has launched a new BlackBerry smartphone under a brand licensing agreement. The BlackBerry KEYone combines a touch display with a physical keyboard that gives users more space for typing than a typical 5.5-inch all-touch smartphone. There is also a fingerprint sensor built directly into the keyboard spacebar, for added functionality and security. The device comes pre-loaded with DTEK...

Posted on Jun 18 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Logitech has introduced BRIO, the world’s first 4K webcam. Ideal for business and home-office users, streamers, YouTubers, vloggers and anyone else looking for a premium, high quality webcam, BRIO features Logitech RightLight 3 with HDR for great camera performance in all lighting conditions; 4K ultra HD video quality; 5X zoom; and support for Windows Hello and other secure infrared-based facial...

Posted on Jun 17 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Nimans says Panasonic’s new NSX communications platform opens up new ‘enterprise size’ opportunities for resellers. Comprising the KXNSX2000 and KX-NSX1000 business communication servers, the NSX series is a dedicated Mid-market/Enterprise solution for up to 2,000 users that seamlessly connects up to 32 sites. Features include remote management from a main site, smart desk extension sharing,...

Posted on Jun 16 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Vivitek has announced a new range of interactive Flat Panel Displays (iFPDs) in four screen sizes from 65 to 98 inches. Featuring LED backlit technology, the Ultra HD 4K screens deliver outstanding detail, a bright picture, long life and lower energy costs. An anti-glare surface improves screen visibility in high ambient light environments. With 20-point touch capabilities (10 writing) and the Vivitek...

Posted on Jun 15 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Yealink’s T46G SFB and T48G SFB phones have been certified by Microsoft for use on its Skype for Business Online Service platform. Offered as part of the Office 365 productivity suite, the new platform offers cloud PBX and PSTN conferencing functionality accessed via add-on licences. Both the T46G SFB and T48G SFB are designed to serve the executive and professional sectors, offering dual-port Gigabit...

Posted on Jun 13 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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NEC has made two laser-based additions to its PA Series of LCD projectors. The PA803UL and PA653UL models have a filter-free design, eliminating one of the biggest operational overheads of installed projectors. Other key features and benefits include high lumen output (8,000lm from the PA803UL and 6,500lm from the PA653UL); flexible installation options, with 360 degree positioning support in any direction;...

Unveiled at ISE 2017, the WiCS-2100 is designed to facilitate collaboration in any environment. As with all wePresent products, it supports most major platforms for computers and mobile devices, including enhanced compatibility with Apple AirPlay and integrated Google Chromecast support. The hardware’s user interface allows previews of connected devices by a moderator before they’re displayed and...

Posted on Jun 11 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Audeara headphones are the world’s first full fidelity headphones with an in-built hearing test to protect users’ ears. The first time the headphones are worn, the user undertakes a hearing test with the help of the Audeara app. The results are then used to adjust the sound signal for each ear. The result of the audiogram is saved and the user can update their hearing profile by re-testing anytime....