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SMBs heads are firmly in the cloud while AI is seen as the future

A report that looks at the current state of IT in key areas such as cloud, security and GDPR, and at what emerging technologies might have the most influence in the future, has found that while UK firms have embraced the cloud, many are still lacking when it comes to security measures. Artificial intelligence is […]

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Study by Lenovo reveals impact of tech on human values

Over a third (38%) believe current technology is making people more open-minded and tolerant by allowing us to see the lives of people across the world 35% think technology is making us more understanding whilst 32% believe it makes us more charitable 66% of people believe Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to increase understanding […]

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Businesses still struggling to GDPR compliant – but see added benefits when they do

Many companies are still struggling to be compliant with GDPR, according to the Capgemini Research Institute. A report from the firm says that only 28% have successfully achieved compliance so far, but of those that have complied, 81% say GDPR has had a positive impact on their reputation and brand image. The report, entitled Championing […]

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Have cloud hardware sales reached their zenith?

Sales of hardware for cloud infrastructure declined by around 10% in Q2, according to IDC. This was, it noted, amid a wider slow -down in overall spending, but all the same, it begs the question of whether investment in public cloud systems is slowing down due to a slower pace of adoption. IDC reported that […]

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INDUSTRY NEWS – April/May 2019

Solid commercial sales lift PC market Commercial sales of ‘traditional’ PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) in the EMEA region saw healthy growth of 6.0% year-on-year in Q1 of 2019, according to IDC. Sales of both notebooks and desktops were up. Consumer sales, meanwhile, fell 12.6% and the overall market was down by -2.7%, although this […]

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INDUSTRY NEWS – December 2018

Windows 10 refresh and mobility adoption will promote increased mid-market PC renewals The death of the PC is a long way off according to IDC, which is predicting that demand for commercial PCs (desktops, notebooks, workstations, tablets and detachables), will remain healthy into 2019 and expects the mid-market in particular to ramp-up. Read more Marriot […]

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INDUSTRY NEWS – October 2018

Datto unveils swathe of innovations to improve efficiency and service delivery Datto has announced a series of enhancements and innovations that will deliver major efficiency improvements for MSPs. Managed services continue on growth curve The Managed Services sector continues to grow at about 35% a year, according to Gartner research quoted at the recent UK […]

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