Cloud service company Databarracks said it has introduced a reseller network called the deProgramme.
What does this mean? According to Phil Gunning, channel manager at the company, channel players have been “victims of complexity. The point of any channel partnership for both parties is to reach more customers.”
He hit out at labels and jargon. more»
Distribution giant Avnet UK said it has partnered with international law firm Simmons and Simmons to hold a seminar on the impact of IT in the finance sector.
The aim of the event, dubbed FinancialPath University, is to educate its business partners about delivering IT to this sector. more»
The Daisy Group said it has set a date for an industry summit with ubiquity as its topic.
Dubbed #DaisyWired2014, and to be held at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire on the 7th of May, the event will have as guests and speakers John Cridland, director general of the CBI, futurologist Tom Cheesewright and senior Daisy executives Nathan Marke and Matthew Riley. more»
Daisy Distribution is teaming up with BlackBerry by offering a partner incentive.
Daisy’s registered partners need to accumulate points – earned by selling Blackberry10s or BES10.2 CALs.
If partners tip up at its Evolving Solutions event, they’ll get a £50 voucher which can be used to close the fist sale. more»
The first UK Cloud awards are to be sponsored by Ingram Micro UK.
The awards have been created by the Cloud Industry Forum in conjunction with techUK and Cloud Pro.
The jamboree is set to take place in February 2014, giving gongs to vendors, customers and individuals notable for pushing the edge of the cloud industry. more»
Demand for cloud based services is so great that data centres will find it hard to cope in the future.
That’s according to Christian Belady, Microsoft’s general manager of datacentres, who will highlight several problems at the Data Centre Dynamics Converged conference in London that kicks off on the 20th of November at the Excel conference centre. more»
A market research company believes that by 2016 as many as 28 percent of UK datacentres will be outsourced.
DCD Intelligence said that companies now believe that outsourcing mission critical IT to a colocation provider is a viable alternative to having their own datacentre. more»
Daisy Distribution has named the two winners of a spiff it was offering on Blackberry products.
Dave Webster and Stuart Mico, who together own Midland Communications, will fly out to the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix, and win five star accommodation for four nights, three day hospitality race access as well as Golden Circle entry to the post race concert. more»
Hardware giant Dell claimed its two top channel tiers, PartnerDirect, and Premier and Preferred, grew by 29 percent in the last year.
Michael Dell, the founder of the company, told attendees that there are now 1,174 Premier and Preferred level partners in EMEA. more»
Last week, TechEye visited IEF 2013 in Dublin to hear what the semiconductor industry had to say for itself. Here’s the roundup:
Imagination Technologies’ Tony King-Smith said the future really relies not on the humble CPU but industry and engine cooperation for the System on Chip. more»
Open cloud provider Rackspace has introduced an on demand, e-learning training course with a view to bringing about wider adoption of OpenStack technologies.
Customers will be able to register for courses that promise to teach ways to use and deploy OpenStack powered cloud. more»
Software and services company Macro 4 is hosting an open day for the UK’s IBM mainframe users to discuss plans for the next generation of users.
The open day will be held on 26 September, 2013, for mainframe customers looking to plan strategies around the next generation of mainframe development and support staff. more»
Open source profiteer Red Hat has announced dates for the fifth Red Hat Europe EMEA Partner Conference in Madrid this year.
The event will run from 29 September to 2 October 2013 and will open with keynotes from top executive veep in sales and services, Arun Oberoi, and CTO Brian Stevens. more»
Ingram Micro has opened its doors to 350 channel partners from across the globe.
The distie has hosted what it claimed is its first International Solutions Partner Invitational in Hollywood.
The event, which began on 8 May and runs until today saw partners fly in from North America and Latin America, as well as Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. more»
Businesses are investing in unified communications to help increase productivity and reduce costs. However, many aren’t embracing their return on investment in this technology, according to Steljes.
Coincidentally the distie has has now decided to show off the recently announced SMART Room System, a turnkey hardware system designed by SMART Technologies to bring Microsoft Lync into the meeting room at this year’s UC Expo at London Olympia on 5-6 March. more»