Posted on May 2 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Beta is strengthening its Enterprise Technology sales, service and solutions proposition, with two new appointments. Miguel Castro, with 13 years experience of the IT industry, has joined as Head of Solutions Architecture to provide technical and implementation support to MSPs and VARs, from project inception to final delivery. Chris Moore has joined as Head of Sales for Beta’s newly opened Northern...

Posted on May 2 2017 - 10:05am by Editorial Content
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Almost two thirds of SMEs plan to significantly change their IT infrastructure to accommodate unified communications (UC), claims Jabra. In a survey by the headset company, 40% of SMEs said they plan to add UC capabilities to their existing voice telecom infrastructure in the next two years. An additional 20% plan to replace traditional systems with full UC systems. Jabra says having the right UC...

Midwich, the trade-only distributor of AV and document solutions products, has announced a new partnership with Fujitsu under which its Document Solutions Team will manage the full range of Fujitsu document scanners, plus associated software and service offerings. Matt Smith, Product Manager at Midwich, said: “The drive for digital transformation is shaping the future of document solutions, spanning...

Posted on Apr 30 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Nick Howells from the Nimans Dealer Sales team bit off more than he could chew on Red Nose Day, but still managed to raise £50 for Comic Relief. Attempting to eat his full height of 5 foot, 5 inches in Subway sandwiches, he threw in the towel after 20 minutes, just one foot short of his target. ...

IT industry executives are looking forward to growth of 4.1% in 2017 as businesses continue with their digital transformation and build on investment they have already made in cloud, mobility, data and connectivity. This is one of the key findings from CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2017 report, which also highlights the 12 trends that it believes will impact the IT industry in 2017. These are: TECHNOLOGY 1...

BullGuard, a leader in consumer security for PCs, tablets, smartphones and the smart home, has announced a partnership agreement for VIP UK to distribute the company’s range of products including BullGuard Premium Protection, Internet Security, Antivirus, Identity Protection and Mobile Security. Steve Hicks, BullGuard Head of Global Sales, said: “This is an exciting partnership. VIP UK is a leading...

Despite greater spending on cyber security, the number of IT security executives in large firms who have experienced a security breach continues to rise. More than two thirds (68%) of the 1,100 senior IT security executives surveyed for the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report (produced in association with 451 Research) say they have experienced a security breach at some point, with 26% suffering one in...

StarWind has appointed Hammer to distribute its simplified software-defined storage stack, hyperconverged and storage appliances for SMBs, remote offices/branch offices and low- to-mid-tier enterprises. The partnership is EMEA-wide, and is the first time Hammer has taken on hyperconverged technology optimised for the SMB market. It is the exclusive StarWind distributor in the UK, Ireland, Germany,...

Posted on Apr 28 2017 - 10:05am by Editorial Content
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Less than one third (29%) of consumers believe that businesses are doing enough to protect their data and more than half (58%) expect their personal details to be stolen at some point in the future, reveals the 2016 Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty report from Gemalto. Two thirds of the 9,000 consumers surveyed say it’s unlikely they would do business with an organisation responsible for exposing...

Posted on Apr 27 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Nimans is encouraging resellers to take advantage of free accessories being offered by Sennheiser for some of its popular headsets. The distributor says offers of a free standard bottom cable with any wired desk phone headset or free handset lifters, cables and chargers for DW or D 10 sales give resellers an opportunity to increase margins or pass on the savings to customers. ...