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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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Life in the Channel: Acer’s Nick Walter

The tech brand’s Head of Commercial and Education talks about his team’s core focus, how Acer encourages diversity in the workplace, and its pursuit to make a positive impact on our society and environment. Tell us about your career in the industry and your current role at Acer. I have …

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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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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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78% of UK ecommerce platforms are not fully prepared for Brexit

According to a new report from Greenlight Commerce, UK businesses are struggling to prepare their ecommerce platforms for Britain’s departure from the European Union. The study, which questioned 200 UK-based ecommerce decision-makers from Business-to-Business (B2B) and Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) brands, found that 78% of decision makers don’t believe their organisation’s ecommerce …

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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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