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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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AVer introduces CAM340+ huddle room USB camera

AVer has introduced the CAM340+ portable, high-quality HD intelligent camera. The new device allows users to communicate from anywhere and connects to a computer via a single USB cable, promising a “superior video communication experience”. With a versatile monitor mount, which can accommodate displays up to 4cm thick, easy-to-carry size, …

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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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Reimagining the modern working style

Bianca Nesgaard, Vice President of Global Marketing, Enterprise Solutions at Sennheiser, looks at how technology is evolving to support modern workplaces. Over the past two decades we have seen an evolution of our workspaces. The traditional office layout of cubicles and private offices has become a relic of the past …

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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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The channel opportunities of PC lifecycle management

Nick Offin, Head of Sales, Marketing and Operations at dynabook Northern Europe, looks at how lifecycle management of the device fleet is becoming even more important, and what revenue opportunities this opens up for resellers. Organisations today are continually looking to mobilise their workforces and equip employees with secure and …

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In My Team: BT Shop

BT Shop – the retail arm of BT – discusses the growth of its smart home offerings and how it has used extensive customer feedback to recommend the perfect products for any connect home setup. Can you tell us a bit about BT Shop’s history and what it specialises in? …

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5G in retail: buzzword or opportunity?

Kevin Murray, Managing Director of Greenlight Commerce, reveals what the retail industry can expect to see from the 5G revolution. 5G is the latest advancement in the technology industry, promising to bring improvements in connectivity and completely revolutionise business processes. With the majority of the main carriers in the UK …

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