Aging Channel Facing Recruitment Crisis

40 percent of the channel workforce is set to retire in the next ten years. Who will replace them? A report by IT industry association CompTIA estimates that 40 percent the channel workforce is set to retire within the next decade – and that 75.....»»

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Dell EMC Launches Hub For Cloud Service Providers

Dell EMC unveils Cloud Ecosystem Hub to enable cloud transformation Dell EMC and Intel have announced a new web-based Cloud Ecosystem Hub, to connect EMEA Cloud Service Providers and end users and help their marketing efforts regarding Dell EMC.....»»

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MongoDB Expands OEM Partner Programme for ISVs

Database software vendor updates programme to enable ISVs to embed MongoDB in their products Open source database platform MongoDB has expanded its OEM Partner Programme to make it easier for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to e.....»»

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Commercial Notebook Sales Grow Amid Falling PC Sales

Notebooks deliver boost to commercial sector; Windows 10 adoption continues to rise Volume sales of PCs (desktops, notebooks and workstations) through Western Europe’s largest distributors continued to be affected by a soft consumer performance.....»»

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IT Department Still Gatekeeper in Tech Purchasing Decisions

IT pros have more influence on major infrastructure purchases than business decision-makers, says survey Despite IT purchasing decisions moving from the basement to the boardroom in recent years, the IT department still takes a primary role in th.....»»

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Lenovo appoints Marco Andresen as EMEA COO & VP channel

Lenovo announces replacement for Francois Bornibus Marco Andresen is set to join Lenovo on April 1 as its new EMEA COO & VP of Channels. The appointment follows news that current COO Francois Bornibus will take the reins as EMEA president on the.....»»

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Inoapps First UK Partner to Receive New Oracle MSP Status

Inoapps to provide professional and managed services to Oracle IaaS and PaaS customers Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps has been named by Oracle the the first UK partner with IaaS specialisation to join its new Global Managed Service Provider (MSP.....»»

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Carbon Black Recruits HPE Channel Director

Miles Rippon joins antivirus vendor to grow market share in region Endpoint security vendor Carbon Black has appointed HPE channel exec Miles Rippon to head its EMEA channel activity. Rippon will serve as Carbon Black’s EMEA channel director. U.....»»

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Wireless ISP Luminet Ups Search for Channel Partners

ISP turns focus to channel as it rolls out partner programme UK ISP Luminet is on the hunt for new London-based service provider partners following the rollout last year of its channel programme. Last July Luminet, which offers organisations inte.....»»

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Cybersecurity Skills Gap Means Opportunity for Channel

Palo Alto’s EMEA channel chief says savvy MSPs already investing in security operations centres The channel can capitalise on the continued shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals by building their own managed cybersecurity practices, a.....»»

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IT Channel Failing to Market Itself to Women

IT channel also needs to improve working culture for women or risk losing top talent The external perception of the IT channel must change if it is to attract more women. That’s according to Grace O’Rourke Veitch, VP channels for EMEA at RES.....»»

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Security Vulnerabilities “Rampant” In UK Firms

New Cyren research says up to 85 percent of firms have experienced a breach in last 12 months Security problems are rampant among UK organisations, with 75 percent reporting a breach or infection in the last 12 months. This figures rises to 85 pe.....»»

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Avast Adds Northamber To UK Distribution Line-Up

Avast announces Northamber as new UK distribution partner, post AVG acquisition Avast has signed a third UK distributor with a new agreement for Northamber to distribute its AVG Business by Avast portfolio of products. Avast acquired fellow Czech.....»»

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Datto launches Global Partner Programme to UK MSPs

Backup and recovery vendor Datto unveils new channel programme as part of plans to target UK MSPs Datto has announced the UK launch of its new Global Partner Programme. The programme structure benchmarks partners by monthly recurring revenue in f.....»»

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Veeam Launches Professional Services-Led Programme

Veeam launches Veeam Accredited Service Partner (VASP) programme for exclusive group Veeam Software has today announced the launch of the Veeam Accredited Service Partner (VASP) programme for an exclusive set of partners delivering “sophisticat.....»»

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UK Cloud Adoption Hits a High

Cloud adoption rate reaches 88 percent, finds new research, but hybrid approach will dominate The latest research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) reveals that the overall cloud adoption rate in the UK now stands at 88 percent, with 67 percent.....»»

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Lenovo Names Francois Bornibus New President EMEA

Bornibus takes over from Luca Rossi, and will look to lead market capture across all segments The vendor’s former EMEA president, Eric Cador, left the company in May 2016, and the responsibility was passed over to Luca Rossi. Currently VP and C.....»»

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Sabio Invest in Customer Analytics with Rapport Acquisition

Sabio strengthens customer engagement analytics portfolio with acquisition of Rapport insight and analysis business Customer contact technology specialist Sabio has acquired Rapport, a specialist provider of SaaS customer experience analysis solu.....»»

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AV Distributor Maverick Triples LFD Range

AV distributor Maverick focuses on LFD business with £1.5m stock investment and key hires AV distributor Maverick has tripled its LFD (large format display) range by adding Sharp, Acer, Viewsonic and LG Compro to its portfolio, joining their exi.....»»

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GDPR: Both A Threat And An Opportunity For The Channel

What challenges does GDPR bring to the channel? On the May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) will replace the current Data Protection Directive, demanding a huge cultural and operational change to the way businesses op.....»»

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