Features

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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PCR’s LATEST ISSUE: SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER OUT NOW!

PCR’s bumper joint September/October issue is out now and is jam packed with some fantastic top exec Q&A’s, features and industry opinions. Don’t miss our ‘Diversity’ focus with interesting insight from CompTIA’s Nancy Hammervik in our Big Interview special. Also if you haven’t already seen our Top 25 Women in …

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Top Tech Trends 2021 Retail Analysis: How to get involved in PCR’s December/January 2021 issue

The next issue of PCR, which hits desks at the beginning of January, will include a look at top tech trends for 2021, which we will cover in our retail analysis. Please tell us what your predictions are and how you see the tech channel shaping up? Are you working …

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How has COVID-19 impacted the way the channel collaborates?

Richard Eglon, Marketing Director of Agilitas discusses how the channel has coped this year since the Coronavirus pandemic took hold. The coronavirus pandemic has led to disruption across all aspects of the economy. The IT channel industry, in particular, has had to evolve at an unexpected rate and develop new …

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