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Read PCR’s diversity special online now!

Within this month’s mag you’ll find our 2019 Top 25 Women in Tech list. As is always the case with this popular feature, I received lots of excellent entries. It was hard cutting the list down to just 25, and I really wish we could showcase everyone who took the …

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PCR Awards 2020: How to win in the Distribution Category

Entries for the 2020 PCR Awards are well underway, but do you know what it takes to win in the Distribution Category of next year’s awards? Taking place at The Brewery, London on Wednesday 4th March, the awards will celebrate the retailers, resellers, distributors, channel service providers and vendors that have …

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Epson cites ‘sustainability’ as driving force behind 56% market share increase

As Epson continues its drive to shift the business market away from laser printers in favour of more sustainable business inkjet printing, the company has achieved a 56% market share increase between 2015 and 2019, according to IDC data. This growth positions Epson with 29% total market share across western …

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Cybera and Apex aim to accelerate time-to-profit for retailers

Cybera has partnered with Apex Supply Chain Technologies to deliver a new global solution designed to help “streamline the digital transformation of the retail space”. Cybera says the partnership delivers a clear path to the transformation of digital commerce at the network edge, bringing additional options to the growing ecosystem …

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Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google has acquired San Francisco-based fitness tracker brand Fitbit for $2.1 billion (£1.6 billion). The deal is Google’s biggest consumer purchase since it paid $3 billion for smart home brand Nest five years ago. With the coming together of two large technology companies, unsurprisingly, the deal has received instant scrutiny. …

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Softcat to provide UK public sector with enhanced network services

IT infrastructure provider Softcat has successfully landed a place as a supplier for the Network Services 2 framework (RM3808). Created by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) on behalf of the UK public sector, the framework will deliver networking, local area connectivity, data access, conferencing, telephony and unified communications services for …

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Distributor Titan Data Solutions celebrates first birthday

Titan Data Solutions is celebrating its first birthday. Formed this time last year, Titan was created by four individuals with over 50 years experience in the data storage industry. It came to market with a proposition based around a small group of niche vendors, with the intention of providing solutions …

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Giacom launches Cloud Server

UK reseller-only Cloud Services Provider (CSP) Giacom has  announced the launch of its newest product, Cloud Server. Powered by Azure, Cloud Server is a simple out-of-the-box replacement for an on-premises end of life server. The cloud services market has grown rapidly over recent years and is projected to grow exponentially …

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LGfL and the National Cyber Security Centre call for more cyber security training in schools

Edtech charity LGfL is highlighting the need for more cyber security training in schools, following the publication of its Cyber Security Schools Audit. Working in partnership with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ, 430 schools across the UK were surveyed to gain a better understanding of future technology and …

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Crowdfunding Corner: SuperMini portable charger, AIKEA AI home camera, POWERUP 4.0 paper airplane, Philips PicoPix Max projector

With so much talent in the channel, it can be difficult to sift out the freshest gear and potential tech giants of tomorrow. Stay ahead of the curve with PCR’s Crowdfunding Corner. SuperMini 10,000mAh portable charger (pictured above) Zendure has created what it’s calling the world’s smallest and lightest 10,000mAh …

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