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
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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,...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 10:23am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on In the business of security

ABC Managed Business Solutions is on a growth trajectory. Managing Director Steve Burgess, explains how the managed services provider is gaining traction with new customers by leading with security The traditional print market is in decline, margins are tight, channel vendors are competing on price and the MPS offer has to some extent become commoditised. All of this means that forward-thinking resellers...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Spectra Logic releases annual data storage report

Digital Data Storage Outlook 2018, the company’s third annual data storage industry report provides insights into the trends, technology and pricing shaping the data storage industry today and into the future. Highlights include: Spectra estimates a high growth rate for solid-state storage through 2020, followed by steady growth at a lower percentage from 2021-2026; By 2020, the disk industry will...

Posted on Aug 14 2018 - 9:54am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on One-to-one with Jason Cort

Six months on from Inspire Expo, PrintIT Reseller caught up with Jason Cort, Director of Product Planning and Marketing at Sharp Europe PrintIT Reseller (PITR): At the beginning of this year Sharp announced it was aggressively investing in new areas of technology such as AIoT and high-res (8K) display technology. What progress has been made in bringing new solutions to market over the past six months? Jason...

Posted on Aug 13 2018 - 4:00pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on A case of when and not if

Four in 10 UK CEOs believe becoming a victim of a cyber-attack is now a case of ‘when’ and not ‘if’ for their organisation, according to a KPMG survey of CEOs from some of Britain’s biggest businesses. The study also found that UK business leaders believe that a strong cyber security strategy is critical to engender trust with key stakeholders, with 74% agreeing that cyber security is an...