Posted on Oct 12 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Fog computing is a growing trend. Barry Maidment, IT Sales Manager for Rittal South, explains what it is and why more and more businesses are embracing it Cloud computing offers processing power and storage capabilities that few organisations can match, and for a relatively low cost. Indeed, there are those who believe that one day all our computing will reside in the cloud. However, there is a pressing...

Zoho, a provider of online productivity tools and SaaS applications for businesses, has launched a new application suite. Zoho One brings together more than 70 sales, marketing, accounting, HR and productivity and collaboration applications in one integrated suite that can be used to run an entire business. Zoho One is available from £1 per day, per employee. www.zoho.com ...

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has appointed Mike Quinn as its new Head of Technology Solutions (TS), taking over from Russ Pettifer. Quinn previously held the position of head of risk at the company. Commenting on his new role, Quinn said: “As businesses realise the sustainable and cost-effective benefits of financing hardware and software rather than outright purchase, IT equipment funding solutions...

NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched SolutionsPLUSMORE, a web-based incentive programme to run alongside its established SolutionsPLUS channel partner programme. A dedicated website will give channel partners details of different target levels, their progress towards those targets and the rewards available to them. Helen Sheldrake, Channel Sales Manager at NEC Display Solutions, said: “We are...

Posted on Oct 10 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Arcserve acquires Zetta Arcserve, LLC, a provider of data protection solutions, has acquired enterprise-cloud disaster recovery provider Zetta. Mike Crest, CEO of Arcserve, said: “The acquisition of Zetta advances our cloud solution with technology, data centres and expertise that places Arcserve at the forefront of the backup and recovery industry.” www.arcserve.com ...

Sharp has strengthened its visual solutions business with the appointment of Birgit Jackson (formerly Sommerer) as its first ever Commercial Director for Visual Solutions. In her new role, Jackson will be responsible for developing Sharp’s product line-up for European sales regions. She joins Sharp from NEC where she worked for almost nine years, rising to Head of the Product Management Team. www.sharp.eu ...

Venturer has brought a new range of RCA Android tablets to the UK market. Part of Alco Electronics, RCA is the third largest tablet brand in the US. The first two RCA tablets to be launched, the Mercury 7L Quad Core 7-inch and Saturn 10 Pro 2-in-1 Quad Core 10.1-inch, are available in ASDA stores and online. www.venturer.com ...

Posted on Oct 8 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK) has acquired Midshire Business Systems Ltd and Midshire Business Systems (Northern) Ltd, together known as Midshire. The acquisition of the technology reseller based in Birmingham, Stockport and Cardiff will give SBSUK a presence in Wales and will strengthen its ability to sell its growing portfolio of Business Solutions to the commercial and public sector. Sharp’s...

Posted on Oct 8 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Apple accreditation for Centerprise Centerprise International has been accredited as an Apple Authorised Reseller. The relationship will enable the Basingstoke-based IT solutions provider to satisfy the growing number of businesses and public sector organisations that have a preference for Apple hardware, including iPhones, iPads and Macs. www.centerprise.co.uk ITEC backs Cornish Pirates Cornish...

Dixons Carphone is building a national network of tech support specialists in more than a thousand Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse stores across the UK. Bringing together the Geek Squad and Knowhow brands, Team Knowhow comprises more than 7,000 trained experts, all ready to deliver, install, support, upgrade and repair everything from white goods to mobiles and laptops. The network will enable...