Features

The ‘new normal’ of home working

Thorsten Kurpjuhn, European Market Development Manager at Zyxel advises how resellers and MSPs can support businesses and their networks for remote workers during the coronavirus restrictions  With much of the world in various stages of lockdown and office working restrictions in place due to the ever-growing impact of the Coronavirus, …

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Raising the shield against the risks of smart tech

With the continually growing number of smart devices being connected to the network, end point security needs to be much more carefully considered as Dave Waterson, CEO, SentryBay explains. The prevalence of smart tech being used in businesses is growing exponentially. Internet of Things endpoints have been projected by Gartner …

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Creating the home security matrix

Simon Buckingham, Brand & Marketing Manager, EZVIZ UK discusses the impact IoT has had on home security and the array of offerings now available as part of an integrated home automation infrastructure. In an ever changing world, it sometimes calls for ever evolving products and services. More than ever products …

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A new lease of life

Many businesses are turning to the second life IT equipment market to maintain and upgrade their existing IT infrastructure for up to ten years, just as many consumers are freely buying secondhand and refurbished tech as a way of cost effectively owning the latest and more up to date devices. …

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Transformative thinking

It’s the 21st century but still in many instances the issues of racial and sexual inequality persist. 2020 has been a year of great change and has seen the uprising of ‘Black lives matter’ campaigners stand up and fight for equality and equal representation and this may just be the …

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Creating a culture of diversity

PCR talks to Nancy Hammervik, EVP, industry relations at CompTIA about why diversity in the channel is so important in creating a work place of inclusion The tech industry is predominantly white and male, which has historically made it challenging for underrepresented minorities to gain a foothold in leadership. But …

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Refined practices and continued focus will reinforce cybersecurity landscape in 2020, New CompTIA report finds

Organisations are building confidence that their cybersecurity practices are headed in the right direction, aided by advanced technologies, more detailed processes, comprehensive education and specialised skills, new research from CompTIA finds. Eight in 10 organisations surveyed for CompTIA’s State of Cybersecurity 2020 report said their cybersecurity practices are improving. At the same …

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WatchGuard adds endpoint security specialisation option to channel programme

Following WatchGuard Technologies acquisition of Panda Security all new and existing partners will now have access to the full service offering of both companies via WatchGuard’s worldwide network of authorised distributors. Panda products are now available individually and through Passport, WatchGuard’s bundle of user-centric security services.  “Opening this cross-sell opportunity …

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School’s in for autumn!

As September welcomes in the new academic term, Gekko’s managing director, Daniel Todaro discusses a new approach to attracting ‘Back to school’ customers The back to school market was worth £1.7bn last year, according to GlobalData and it is a very lucrative time for brands that target children and parents …

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Rise of the Touchscreen

  Martin Kent, territory manager, HANNspree UK explores the rise in demand for touch technology and how this has become second nature to the human machine interface. Touch technology has come such a long way since its conception back in the 1960’s. But it hasn’t been an easy journey. It …

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