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Read PCR’s Education Special online now!

PCR’s July 2019 issue has hit desks. This Education Special features the latest hardware and software in the educational sector as well as commentary and opinions from industry experts. In this issue: – The Big Interview: Acer’s UK Country Manager Craig Booth talks about the company’s gaming, thin and light, …

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E-commerce platform Mercarto boasts seven-figure revenues in first year

New e-commerce platform Mercarto announces seven-figure revenues in its first year of trading. Designed to allow budding entrepreneurs to set up an “end-to-end e-commerce store in minutes with no cost or risk”, Mercarto connects sellers and suppliers through its marketplace, providing a full suite of e-commerce tools including a store …

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Brother UK and Midwich celebrate 35 years in partnership

Print vendor Brother UK and distributor Midwich are celebrating 35 years in partnership following a strong 12 months, which saw hardware sales increase substantially year-on-year. Brother UK was the first trade-only print vendor to partner with Midwich and is now its largest print provider by revenue. Last year, the distributor …

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Swivel Secure partners with Northamber

Swivel Secure has partnered with Northamber to offer multi-factor authentication as part of the distributor’s portfolio of products and solutions. With over 5,500 reseller accounts, Northamber is supported by specialists to help provide “complete IT solutions whilst minimising the delivery, administration costs and inconveniences of dealing with multiple distributors”. Swivel …

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90% of resellers believe they can benefit from technical services, reveals Tech Data

Tech Data has highlighted technical account management services as one of the key areas in which resellers would welcome added assistance and resources from their trusted distributor partner. “Nine out of ten customers (90%) surveyed as part of the Tech Data Advance feedback process identified the availability of aligned technical …

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UKFast donates £50k to homeless charity

UKFast has donated £50,000 to Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham’s homeless charity, A Bed Every Night, through the UKFast Community and Education Trust. The charity ensures there is a bed available for every person sleeping on the streets, regardless of the weather. The donation boosts the cause following the successful …

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QBS to distribute Webroot and Bitdefender

QBS Technology Group has announced distribution agreements with Webroot and Bitdefender. The company will be supporting each in “deepening channel relationships and expanding their reach across the network of software resellers, MSPs, system integrators and retailers aligned with the QBS Technology Group”. Dave Stevinson, CEO of QBS Technology Group, commented: …

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Surge in malicious Microsoft Office documents detected

WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security Report shows a massive 62% increase in overall malware detections in Q1 2019 compared to the previous quarter. The report also found that cyber criminals are leveraging a wide array of varied attack techniques, including malicious Microsoft Office documents, Mac malware and web application …

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Game gives Sports Direct green light on £52m takeover

Game Digital has agreed to the proposed £52 million take over from retail tycoon Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct. It seems Game has somewhat begrudgingly accepted the offer after struggling to cope struggling in the marketplace. In a statement to the stock market, Game admitted that it had “little choice but …

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Dynabook enhances dynaEdge smart glasses capabilities

Dynabook Europe (formerly Toshiba Client Solutions Europe), has announced new enhanced capabilities to its dynaEdge assisted reality smart glasses with the launch of the Vision DE Suite 3.0. New capabilities include hands-free task flow, task flow creation, task flow assignment and task flow reporting, all designed to improve efficiency, quality …

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