Posted on Oct 7 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Jet Tec launches Kodak photo paper range

The printer cartridge remanufacturer has expanded its product portfolio with a complementary range of Kodak photo paper. This takes their range to almost 800 products with further inkjet and toner products planned for launch in the coming months. The new range of Kodak photo paper complements the company’s inkjet cartridge offering and will be available in a range of sizes as well as specialist...

Posted on Oct 6 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Purpose Software expands team

Purpose Software has appointed Ian Melrose as Business Development Consultant. Melrose, who was formerly Head of Professional Services at CityDocs, will be responsible for developing business relationships with new and existing customers, delivering additional technical support and providing expert input into the company’s ongoing product development roadmap. www.purposesoftware.co.uk ...

Posted on Oct 3 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Abseil for Autism

In May, Simon Chapman, Managing Director of Kent-based Temple Knight took part in the Abseil for Autism challenge, organised by the National Autistic Society. Chapman abseiled 230 feet down the side of 50 Bank Street, Canary Wharf clocking up £970 [£1,123 including gift aid] in sponsorship. He’s now planning to do a sky dive next year to raise further funds for the charity. www.templeknight.co.uk ...

Posted on Oct 1 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Integra rebrands

Dealer buying group Integra has refreshed its corporate identity and rebranded as Integra Business Solutions Ltd. The move, designed to emphasise its commitment to remaining ahead of the game in a dynamically changing industry. comes on the back of the repurchase of the business in October 2015 and announcement of a new co-operative model. The company has also refreshed the logos for its marketing...

Posted on Sep 26 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on 60 seconds with… Philip Bond,Managing Director, Vision PLC

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? We are currently seeing some good opportunities coming from our corporate and public sector accounts and this is having a positive impact on our performance as we look to grow year-on-year. Service margins were being impacted earlier this fical year. However, we have worked to address this with more effective management and supply chain....

Posted on Sep 26 2016 - 8:05am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on New MFP launches

Toshiba TEC and Canon have just launched new MFP ranges. With both launches, the OEMs are bringing new capabilities to dealers. Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5500 series offers significant improvements in reducing the cost to serve for partners, which is sure to go down well with the channel, who may potentially be facing price increases because of Brexit. And, according to Toshiba’s Chris Mills,...

Posted on Sep 25 2016 - 8:05am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Sponsor and speaker line-up announced

The Managed Services and Hosting Summit has announced its early sponsor and speaker line-up. Under the theme of ‘The Digital Dividend – The Role of Managed Services in a Digital World’, this year’s event which takes place at 155 Bishopsgate, London on 21 September will examine the rapid changes taking place currently in the industry and among IT customers. LOGICnow (now part of SolarWinds MSP) and Schneider Electric have been confirmed as Platinumlevel sponsors; Autotask, Ingram Micro and Kaseya as Gold; ConnectWise, Exponential-E,...

Posted on Sep 25 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Why the GDPR is here to stay – probably

Peter Galdies, Development Director at DQM GRC, gives six reasons why UK businesses must still heed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Whilst the decision by the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has implications for the legislative framework for privacy in the UK, these implications are unlikely to signifiantly affect the need for organisations to adopt the General...

Posted on Sep 24 2016 - 1:05pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on CTS Toner Supplies implement electronic trading

ECi Software Solutions has completed a series of opXML links for CTS Toner Supplies, giving users of the Horizon and Progress business management systems a further choice of trading partners. This latest technology relationship with CTS Toner Supplies allows Horizon and Progress dealers to send orders and receive invoices electronically, as well as make real-time stock enquiries and receive terms files via email or FTP, further streamlining order processing routines and taking additional costs out of their business. ECi Managing Director...

Posted on Sep 24 2016 - 9:05am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Viadex partners with NaviSite to fuel worldwide growth

UK-based global IT infrastructure specialist Viadex has joined NaviSite’s growing European channel partner programme. Viadex has partnered with NaviSite to deploy its NaviCloud platform and colocation services to deliver hybrid cloud solutions as part of its value added offerings. NaviSite’s flexible, scalable system enables the VAR to adapt its business model to offer a range of new utilisation-billed cloud services, in addition to delivering traditional CapEx funded projects, an essential component of the companies’ ambitious global...