Posted on Sep 2 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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PrintIT Reseller spoke to Siddhartha (Sid) Bhattacharya, VP of Global Marketing for the Kodak Alaris Information Management division about the launch of its IN2 ecosystem and the company’s transition from a hardware company to a software and services-led business Companies like Kodak Alaris face many of the same challenges as printer manufacturers with whom they are linked by a shared dependence...

Posted on Aug 31 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Toru Maki named PFU President and CEO

  Toru Maki has been appointed as the new President and CEO of PFU (EMEA) Ltd. Toru Maki’s dedicated aim is to further expand PFU’s position as the number one provider of document capture solutions in EMEA. The company wants to achieve this by not only growing the hardware business but also putting a strong focus on the PaperStream and ScanSnap software and on professional services. www.pfu.fujitsu.com/en/ ...

Posted on Aug 31 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on MPower UPS strengthens UK sales team

MPower UPS, has announced the appointment of Chris Kitiris as Area Sales Manager to help introduce its recently launched UPS system, CumulusPower, to the UK Market. Kitiris has a degree in electronic engineering and many years’ experience in electronic field services. He joins MPower UPS from PPS Power Ltd and has also held senior roles at Data Centre Response Ltd and Uninterruptible Power Supplies...

Posted on Aug 30 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions appoints new UK CEO

Jean-Michel Boyer has been appointed as the new CEO for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions in the UK. Boyer succeeds Tristan Watkins who was recently promoted to Programme Manager of the BNP Paribas North America Growth Plan, a joint initiative with Bank of the West to significantly expand the Group’s equipment finance business in the US and Canada over the next three years. Boyer has worked with...

Posted on Aug 30 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Key hires for Exertis

Exertis has boosted the team at its print centre of excellence in Norfolk with two new appointments, to take advantage of the growth in its large format business. Matthew Jeffrey joins as LFP Business Manager and will own the commercial responsibilities of the Epson LFP business including vendor and customer engagement. Rebecca Lawrence has been appointed as Epson LFP Account Manager taking ownership...

Posted on Aug 29 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
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The European IT market has surged in the first quarter, says the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC), looking at the sales through distribution in the first three months of 2017. “On a 13-week trend basis, the European market is now growing faster than that of the US,” Tim Curran, CEO GTDC said at the annual GTDC European Summit held in Vienna. “Virtually every country is showing growth....

Posted on Aug 29 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Cyberattacks on UK businesses increase

The number of cyberattacks targeting UK-based businesses increased by more than half in the second quarter of 2017, according to a new report from Beaming, the business ISP. Firms were, on average, subjected to almost 65,000 internet-borne cyberattacks each in the three months to June, an increase of 52 per cent on the first quarter of 2017. While two thirds (68 per cent) of attacks hitting corporate...

Posted on Aug 28 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Canon Europe takes Young People Programme to next level

Following a number of successful activities to engage young people across Europe on visual storytelling, Canon Europe’s Young People Programme has entered a new stage. This will involve offering a series of interactive workshops to young students in which they will be encouraged to take photos or videos of subjects that relate to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and express...

Posted on Aug 28 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Spicers reduces dollar based product pricing

Spicers is providing price stability on dollar based products for its customers right through Q3, irrespective of the £ v $ exchange rate during this period. Jeff Whiteway, SPOT’s Group CEO said: “Our policy on pricing for dollar priced products has been transparent and consistent with regular updates to our partner dealers during the last 12 months of exchange rate uncertainty. Our latest hedge...

Posted on Aug 27 2017 - 3:30pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on MSPs still in the dark when it comes to Cloud

Jason Angleos, MD of Sales Strategy & Transformation at Accenture Strategy, has recently claimed that partner programmes are not keeping up with Cloud innovation. “That’s mostly true. The majority of partner programmes aren’t adapting to the needs of partners and their customers,” said Chris Piggott, Technical Director & Co-Founder of Synextra. He added that Synextra’s...