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Life in the Channel: TP-Link’s Lino Notaro

The Wi-Fi networking brand’s Retail Sales Director talks about how its new routers are supporting gamers, what it was like to win a PCR Award, and how TP-Link is handling the current working from home situation. Tell us a bit about your current role at TP-Link. I’m currently sales director …

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Top 5 Tech: HANNspree’s Martin Kent on the tech that has shaped his life

Martin Kent, Territory Manager at HANNspree UK, walks us through five pieces of technology that have shaped his personal and working life. ZOOM Move over Skype! A new way of communicating with friends, family and work colleagues has rocketed up the application charts. I have only recently embraced the benefits …

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Top 5 Tech: Dynabook’s Nick Offin on the tech that has shaped his life

Nick Offin, head of sales, marketing and operations at dynabook Northern Europe, takes us on a journey through the tech that’s shaped his life. COLOUR TV I tell my children “you have never had it so good” with today’s entertainment viewing choices. Hundreds of channels, streaming, video on demand, Sky, …

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Life in the Channel: QBS Technology’s Dave Stevinson

dave stevinson of QBS distribution

Dave Stevinson, the Group CEO of specialist distribution firm QBS Technology Group, discusses the company’s passion for software and what he thinks the future of distribution will look like. QBS started in May 2017, you now have revenues approaching £100m. Tell us about that journey. QBS was conceived to scale …

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Life in the Channel: 3stepIT’s Jason Skidmore

3stepIT’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jason Skidmore, discusses the company’s focus on sustainability in the technology sector and its plans to dominate the European space. Tell us a bit about your experience in the channel and your current role at 3stepIT? I have been chief commercial officer at 3stepIT since 2018, …

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Top 5 Tech: Snowflake’s Simon Field on the tech that’s shaped his life

Simon Field, CTO of cloud data platform Snowflake, reveals the tech that has shaped his life, from the BBC Model B computer to today’s wearable technology. BBC MODEL B COMPUTER One of the earliest pieces of technology that I remember having an impact on me was the BBC Model B …

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Top 5 Tech: Noblechairs’ Steven Levitt on the tech that’s shaped his life

Steven Levitt, Business Development Manager at luxury gaming chair brand noblechairs, reveals five pieces of technology that have forged his personal and work-life experiences. INTERNET Pshhhkkkkkrrrrkakingkakingkakingtshchchchchchchcch*beep*beep*beep* – that’s the sound of dial-up. I am sure everyone can agree with me on this one, the internet is a weird and wonderful …

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Life in the Channel: OnBuy’s Cas Paton

The Managing Director of the UK online marketplace discusses its unique approach to sellers and OnBuy’s plans for the year ahead. First off, tell us a bit about your background working in the channel and how OnBuy came about? I’ve been involved in ecommerce since I was 14, working as …

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Giacom CEO Mike Wardell on the distributor’s cloud vision

Boasting to be the UK’s fastest-growing reseller-only cloud services provider, Giacom has an impressive roster of vendors on the books, including Microsoft, Acronis and Bitdefender. With a promise to “support you throughout your journey”, the distributor has a strong focus on putting its customers first. Having won a number of …

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Top 5 Tech: Lenovo’s Andrew Line

Andrew Line, Head of Consumer PC, Tablet & Visuals at Lenovo UK&I, discusses five pieces of tech that have shaped his life, from his love of music to the latest smart home technology. ITUNES AND THE IPOD CLASSIC I was at uni when the iPod Classic was first shown to …

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