cloud computing

Avnet outlines its cloud approach to business

Major distributor Avnet said it held a SolutionsPath briefing for its customers at its Bracknell HQ, and partnered with IDC to outline its strategy. David Bradshaw, research manager at IDC EMEA, outlined the research company’s view on how the cloud will affect the IT market at the Avnet seminar. Bradshaw believes that the market for

MSPs need to re-assess cloud disaster recovery plans or lose money

Managed Service Providers have been warned to be more careful with disaster recovery plans, or risk being blamed and losing out to rivals. According to a white paper written by IT expert Richard Tubb, along with cloud provider Doyenz, a lack of testing is leaving MSPs vulnerable to loss of backed up data. Off site

Security is a problem for Cloud resellers

While there is huge pressure to come up with cloud based products, European suppliers have a few security problems to over come before trying to sell the idea to big enterprises. Companies looking at the Cloud all list security about their data remaining the top of the worry list. This is a bigger problem for

Citrix offers up easy to use Windows service optimised for mobile users

Citrix has introduced a new cloud service for providing hosted Windows apps and desktops, hoping to make life easier for providers and offering a better experience for end users. With the release of the Cloud Provider Pack, Citrix Service Providers (CSPs) will soon be able to cheaply and easily run ‘Windows as a Service’ hosting

There’s still Value in the Channel, Intel MD says

Graham Palmer, MD of Intel UK

Semiconductor giant Intel remains at the centre of the IT business – one senior executive at the corporation quipped to us a few years back that “the sun never sets on the Intel empire”. That’s pretty much true. Intel has a global reach, is consistently profitable and with over 100,000 employees exercises very considerable influence