Technology Distributors are Primed for Growth in 2018

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 7, 2018 9:20:13 AM / by Alastair Pearson posted in Channel, Cloud, Security, Mobile, Platform, trends

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ICT distributors are optimistic about the year ahead and are forging inroads into new technology markets via updated services and solutions.


A recent survey-based report by the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) reveals that distributors are optimistic about the year ahead, and are forging inroads into new technology markets via updated services and solutions.

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Gartner’s Trending Topics

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 19, 2017 12:12:04 PM / by Tristan Penver posted in Cloud, Security, Digitalization, Data, Mobile, Analytics

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Gartner is one of the world's most respected technology research companies, and is at the forefront of predictions and trends happening across the global business environment.

So it's interesting to note that on their homepage they have a list of 'Trending Topics'; with Gartner being at the forefront of tech research, it's natural to assume that these are some of the hottest topics in the business and technology industry at the moment.

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WannaCry and ChannelCenter's Security Vendor Integrations, Bitdefender and Kaspersky

[fa icon='calendar'] May 16, 2017 3:50:08 PM / by Matthew Renaud posted in Security, Ransomware, Bitdefender, Kaspersky

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The recent WannaCry ransomware sent the world into a panic, starting on Friday 12 May 2017 and infecting more than 230 000 computers in 150 countries, with the software demanding ransom payments in bitcoin in 28 languages.

Thanks to web security researcher 'MalwareTech' finding a kill switch and registering a website that was mentioned in the code of the ransomware, the spread of infection slowed and has subsequently been brought under control, as Microsoft rushed to patch an existing security vulnerability as well.

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Cybersecurity, One of the Channel's Hottest Sectors

[fa icon='calendar'] May 3, 2017 5:10:28 PM / by Derek Wayne posted in Channel, Security

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Cybersecurity has played an increasingly important role in the IT landscape in recent years, and has become a constant theme in the lives of both individuals and businesses. Due to technology changing at an astounding rate, threats are evolving rapidly too – with cybercriminals finding new and creative ways to exploit users and technology all the time.

Whereas only a few years ago, security was a fringe issue with not much strategic business importance, it is now viewed as a central part of business strategy due to the massive potential damage which data breaches can incur on a business’ operations and reputation.

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