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PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Plantronics

PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Plantronics

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We speak to Plantronics' UK and Ireland consumer lead Ian Stevenson ahead of the vendor's appearance at PCR Boot Camp 2014. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 14th 2014 at 10:13AM
PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Turtle Beach

PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Turtle Beach

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Turtle Beach's European Business Development Manager Wayne Friday tells PCR what its presenting at Boot Camp and what's next for the headset specialist.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:37AM
Ingram Micro interview - 'We're not a sleeping giant'

Ingram Micro interview - 'We're not a sleeping giant'

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It’s been one year since Brent McCarty took the reins at Ingram Micro UK, and while it’s bucking the trend in desktops and notebooks, he’s also determined to change some ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:00AM
VIP interview - 'we want more market share'

VIP interview - 'we want more market share'

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It’s a busy 2014 for distributor VIP Computers – it’s launching an apprenticeship scheme and getting into the wearable tech market. Dominic Sacco asks director Rich Marsden about what’s next, ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 9th 2014 at 9:00AM

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PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Entatech

PCR Boot Camp 2014 Partner Spotlight: Entatech

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Marketing manager Kate Fuller runs through what the distributor will be showing off at PCR Boot Camp this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 10:28AM
INTERVIEW: Cherry UK MD Michael Groom

INTERVIEW: Cherry UK MD Michael Groom

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How did Cherry go from being founded in a basement and making switches to being purchased by a firm with a background in zeppelins and an €18bn turnover?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 6th 2014 at 9:00AM
PayPal rival PayStand launches, accepts Bitcoin

PayPal rival PayStand launches, accepts Bitcoin

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A new payment service called PayStand has launched in the US. We chatted to CEO Jeremy Almond about the company’s plans for the UK and the possibility of accepting our ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 12:01PM
INTERVIEW: Shane Hilden, Smithie UK

INTERVIEW: Shane Hilden, Smithie UK

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He’s gone from working in a garage and having his stock stolen to growing a £22m distribution business, which is projected to reach £27m next year...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2014 at 6:00PM

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Synaxon Member Profile: PrimoIT

Synaxon Member Profile: PrimoIT

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MD of education and corporate IT specialist Mick Sloan talks about supplying 95% of the UK’s universities...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 10:00AM
Store of the Month: Computerize

Store of the Month: Computerize

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Iain Canning tells PCR how the PlayStation 3’s ‘yellow light of death’ has boosted his business and why he has painted the front of his store to look like the ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM
Eugene Kaspersky: 'Our mission is to save the world'

Eugene Kaspersky: 'Our mission is to save the world'

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PCR sits down with CEO and chairman Eugene Kaspersky to discuss the evolving anti-virus sector...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 18th 2014 at 10:00PM
In The Hot Seat: Marta Janus, Kaspersky security researcher

In The Hot Seat: Marta Janus, Kaspersky security researcher

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Marta Janus, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, is put in the quick-fire hot seat this month...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 16th 2014 at 10:00AM

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INTERVIEW: Mark Aevermann, senior manager, product marketing, Nvidia

INTERVIEW: Mark Aevermann, senior manager, product marketing, Nvidia

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Following the launch of Nvidia's new line of 800M notebook GPUs, PCR caught up with Mark Aevermann, senior manager for product marketing at the firm, to see how an ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2014 at 4:00PM
'Home automation will soon become the norm,' says IBM Master Inventor

'Home automation will soon become the norm,' says IBM Master Inventor

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Renowned British technology engineer Andy Stanford-Clark has told PCR that home automation is set to become ubiquitous in the near future.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2014 at 10:27AM
Synology: 'Every home will have a NAS in five years'

Synology: 'Every home will have a NAS in five years'

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Networking specialist Synology says that every home will have a NAS storage product in as little as the next five years.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 5th 2014 at 10:00PM
In The Hot Seat: Mike Chen, Synology UK

In The Hot Seat: Mike Chen, Synology UK

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We chat to Synology’s UK MD about his love of Apple products and the future for wearable tech.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 9:00PM

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Store of the month: Computer Wizard

Store of the month: Computer Wizard

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Geraint Whitely from the St. Albans-based IT retailer tells Laura Barnes how he went from £80, a camp bed and a pile of junk 15 years ago to two successful ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 2nd 2014 at 2:00PM
Ebuyer.com interview: 'We want to be the go-to point for electronics'

Ebuyer.com interview: 'We want to be the go-to point for electronics'

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It’s one of the UK’s biggest online electrical retailers with four million registered customers, and now Ebuyer.com is considering opening stores on the High Street. Dominic Sacco asks MD Stuart ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
'We find new vendors overlooked by mainstream distribution'

'We find new vendors overlooked by mainstream distribution'

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We ask PXS Distribution’s UK sales director Robert Hall about offering a set price regardless of volume, the software specialist’s expansion into consumer electronics, its new online reseller portal and ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 28th 2014 at 9:00AM
Signs of life: Avnet Embedded on growing digital signage market and end of XP support

Signs of life: Avnet Embedded on growing digital signage market and end of XP support

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Avnet Embedded’s digital signage offering is growing strong, and it has seen the market for embedded software boom over the past decade.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 27th 2014 at 8:00PM