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The 5 IT security audit questions you need to know the answers to

Many organisations are failing to provide answers to fairly simple questions asked by external IT auditors, according to new research from Netwrix. The firm’s CEO and co-founder, Michael Fimin, believes that companies are focusing their efforts more on creating the illusion of compliance rather than actually fulfilling the requirements. “Such …

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Hybrid cloud solutions set to dominate in the near future

New research from Redcentric and Vanson Bourne reveal that most businesses see their ultimate cloud destination as a hybrid model. 200 senior IT managers in medium and large UK organisations were surveyed, with 63 per cent saying that they expect to use a mix of selective cloud services in the …

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Apple and Cisco create ?fast lane? to help iOS enterprise users boost productivity

Apple and Cisco are partnering to create a ‘fast lane’ for iOS business users by optimising Cisco networks for iOS devices and apps. The partnership will see iPhone integration with Cisco enterprise environments and provide unique collaboration on iPhone and iPad. “iOS is the world’s best mobile platform, and nearly …

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Andy Bass to lead Lenovo?s SMB and Channel business

Lenovo has appointed industry veteran Andy Bass as director of SMB and Channel for the UK and Ireland. Bass has 25 years of experience in the industry, working in both distribution and at leading hardware vendors, including Toshiba. At Lenovo, he will be responsible for driving sales of Lenovo PC, …

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How important do you think your IT department is?

With a large majority of today’s businesses using computers, printers, phone systems and various other bits of office tech, it’s easy to see the importance of a company’s IT department. In its latest annual IT Pro Value survey, SolarWinds asked IT pro how valued they feel by the businesses they …

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CompTIA launches Dream IT careers initiative

CompTIA has announced the details of Dream IT – it’s UK career-boosting initiative. Dream IT will consist of a library of resources, as well as speaker presentations and networking events. With the aim of connecting 10,000 people in IT careers, the initiative will feature at CompTIA’s 2015 EMEA Member & …

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Global server market grows as PC and tablet shipments expect to shrink

In this brand new roundup IT Channel Expert will be bringing you details of the state of the global IT and tech market each month. During August IDC has reported that worldwide server market revenues grew 6.1 per cent in Q2, which the firm says was bolstered by strong demand …

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?Too many businesses are taking big security risks when it comes to BYOD?

A new study reveals that 87 per cent of businesses feel that employees using their personal devices for work is making security more challenging, yet many do not consider these challenges as high priority security concerns. The research, conducted by F-Secure, found that only 29 per cent of the 1780 …

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Symantec: We?re securing more than 1bn IoT devices

With Gartner’s prediction that there will be 25 billion IoT devices by 2020, Symantec has announced that it is leading the effort to protect users from hacks against their always-on devices. The firm says it is securing more than one billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices right now, including everything …

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Watch: Westcoast?s top tips for selling to schools

Distributor Westcoast has revealed how tech is being used in the education sector and what resellers need to do to build up lasting relationships with schools and universities. Phil Bell, head of major accounts at Westcoast, spoke to our sister publication, PCR, about the evolving education market and discusses how …

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