Posted on Aug 19 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Ultratec launches third party maintenance division

UltraSupport Services will expand the company’s offering beyond data erasure, physical data destruction services and bespoke recycling solutions, into the adjacent area of third party maintenance services. The division will focus exclusively on servicing the IT channel market and will provide nationwide engineering coverage. CEO Ian Turnbull, said: “The establishment of the UltraSupport Services...

Posted on Aug 18 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Opportunity to capitalise on UC markets

Exertis is now carrying the full range of Mitel’s unified communications and collaboration solutions (UCC), providing a new procurement route for resellers enhanced by a range of value-added services. Head of Commercial – Enterprise, Gareth Bray said: “Mitel is the number one supplier of business communications systems in Europe, providing a comprehensive range of on premise solutions to meet...

Posted on Aug 17 2018 - 3:00pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Tech Data strengthens software services offering

Tech Data has announced an enhanced range of software asset management services, developed in collaboration with Softline Solutions, a provider of software asset management and license management services. The two companies have developed a tailored offering for managed service providers (MSPs) enabling improved accuracy and efficiency in their monthly consumption reporting and related processes, such...

Posted on Aug 17 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Lyreco concludes supplier performance assessment

The Lyreco Group’s 2017 assessment is marked by an ever-more rigorous methodology. The group has widened its scoring to include competitiveness and sustainability performance. The first is based on a supplier’s ability to offer the best commercial conditions with the same quality, and the second on the provider’s position on CSR strategy, organisation and practices. The winners of the Best Supplier...

Posted on Aug 16 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Amazon Business launches in Italy and Spain

Amazon Business continues to expand globally and is now available in the US (Amazon.com), United Kingdom (Amazon. co.uk), Germany (Amazon.de), France (Amazon.fr), Italy (Amazon.it), Spain (Amazon.es), India (Amazon.in) and Japan (Amazon.co.jp). Companies of all sizes with establishments in those countries now have the opportunity to purchase business supplies in their local language and receive local...

Posted on Aug 15 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Printer hardware sales through distribution flat

Sales of printer hardware through distributors in Western Europe during early Q2 were flat year-on-year. This improvement follows a steady decline in printer hardware sales over the last four quarters according to the latest distribution data published by IT market intelligence company CONTEXT. Inkjet MFPs which account for almost 60% of all imaging sales in the region, were up by +4% during early...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 11:44am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on 60 seconds with… James Pittick, Director of B2B Indirect Sales, Canon UK

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? Internally we have implemented a major transformational change, enabling us to better serve our partners and customers. Externally, the continual advancement of digital technologies and the ever-increasing mass of digital information and data presents us all with some challenges, but more importantly, real opportunity. Where do you see...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 11:29am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Bridging the age gap

New survey reveals senior managers are finding it harder to understand the next-generation workforce, which is making it difficult to assess and guide attitudes to security and privacy at the office In a bid to measure what managers think of the next-generation workforce’s approach to security and to compare it to real-world attitudes and practices, Centrify working with UK survey group Censuswide,...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 10:50am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Prevention is better than cure

NTT Security’s Risk:Value 2018 Report reveals companies still don’t have a firm grip on information security issues Working with research agency Vanson Bourne, NTT Security interviewed 1,800 global business decision makers to understand their cybersecurity stance. The study found that respondents are still making the same mistakes, failing to make any progress in crucial areas such as cybersecurity...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 10:35am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on View from the channel

Janet Bowden, Founder and Director, Woodbank Office Solutions Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: I get asked this a lot, in the past some account managers have been so fixated about security and document management. Yes, it’s a priority, in terms of their IT infrastructure but that’s something completely different from our side of things. Customers are more interested in reliability,...