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Collaboration and the state of the supply chain

Dominik Birgelen, CEO at oneclick, discusses why collaboration in the supply chain is essential for minimising uncertainty between businesses and their suppliers. As more sectors begin to deploy high-performing tech to drive collaboration and efficiency, it seems the current state of the supply chain is not living up to the …

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Is the public internet good enough to support cloud services?

Emily Nerland, Channel Director EMEA at network and cloud platform Masergy looks at how leveraging public internet can be within the best interest of many businesses. Businesses have been using public internet as a cost-saving measure for decades, but as operations have started moving to cloud-based strategies, the money saved …

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The uberisation of retail

Jeff Manning, EVP of Worldwide Sales at Cybera, looks at how retailers are thriving and surviving in an era when digital disruption has become the norm. Digital transformation is impacting every industry in radical ways. Today’s customers now acquire products and consume services in multiple channels and nowhere is this …

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Combating the threat of accidental insider data leakage

andrea babbs vipre safesend

While most corporates have invested in protecting against the outside threat of cybercrime, Andrea Babbs, UK General Manager at VIPRE SafeSend, looks at why they should also be addressing the risk of breaches from insider threats. Cybercrime has rapidly become the world’s fastest growing form of criminal activity, and is …

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The channel’s 2020 vision: From edge computing and malicious tech to closing the skills gap

As we enter 2020, PCR speaks to experts from various parts of the tech and IT channel to find out some of the biggest trends expected to hit the industry, the businesses that work within it, and the end users. IOT, 5G AND EDGE COMPUTING “To date, much of the …

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Scaling connectivity with data-over-sound

Joe Todd, Head of Engineering at Chirp, explains how data-over-sound technology can provide seamless connectivity between devices. Building a scalable connectivity network is becoming ever more vital for businesses and consumers alike, with the relentless uptake of smart and IoT devices creating a higher demand for frictionless connectivity anywhere, at …

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Smart tech as a visual proposition

Rod Slater, Head of Smart Tech & IoT at Exertis

Rod Slater, Head of Smart Tech & IoT at Exertis, looks at the near future of the smart tech market and how products are becoming more accessible to consumers. The smart tech revolution is here, as consumer electronic manufacturers gain a more coherent understanding of how their smart tech products …

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Dealer Discussion: What plans do you have for your business in 2020?

In our latest Dealer Discussion, Tech For Techs asks its retailer, reseller and service provider members whether they are planning to expand their offerings, become more specialised or introduce new service in 2020. CAROLINE HOWELL – PUTERTUTOR COMPUTER SERVICES “My aim for 2020 is that I want my business to …

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Addressing the talent shortfall in technology

Anthony Webb, Vice President EMEA at A10 Networks, looks at how the modern talent pool is changing, and why building and nurturing talent is a vital part of creating a resilient industry. Regardless of Brexit, it seems certain that the shortage of talent in the UK’s technology industry is set …

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Why a happy, healthy workforce is good for business

Nick Foster, HR Director at Exertis, discusses the benefits of promoting positive mental health and why the wellbeing of the distributor’s employees is at the top of its agenda. The importance of mental wellbeing both in and out of the workplace is rightly gaining more attention. The Department of Health …

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