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Survey: IT budgets to remain flat in 2016

While firms under-invest in security, end-of-life will drive hardware and software investment in 2016

Mayflex makes Big Switch

Mayflex to distribute portfolio from SDN specialist

Distie turns OEM with launch of “hyperconverged” appliance

Cloud Distribution looking for channel partners to punt hyperserV

Latest Advice

Hyper-V: A quick guide for the channel

Will Garside

What is Microsoft Hyper-V, how does it compare to VMware and what are the opportunities for virtualisation in 2014?

Part 1: 2013 Networking and Infrastructure predictions

Will Garside

What do the industry experts believe will be critical in the networking and infrastructure space 2013?

Part 2: 2013 IT Security Predictions

Will Garside

The arrival of new devices, BYOD, cloud and virtualisation may bring a wave of fresh security threats in 2013

Latest Opinion

Battle of the giants: HP vs IBM vs Cisco

Will Garside

Will Garside compares the vendors' product roadmaps, and their partnering potential

Capacity management: new opportunity in the application economy

Robert Limbrey

How right-sizing computing environments can become a new market differentiator for MSPs

Linux Containers: A new IaaS opportunity?

Richard Davies

Do Docker containers offer the channel a quick route to DRaaS?

Latest Reviews

AMD Richland review

Mike Jennings

AMD’s Richland is a modest improvement on last year’s chips and remains the best choice for building PCs on a budget

Intel Haswell review

Darien Graham-Smith

An all-new processor architecture brings upgrades across the board, with beefed-up graphics and numerous power-saving optimisations