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Insight Partner Forum

Insight Partner Forum

Insight held its annual Partner Forum at the Hilton Syon Park in Middlesex on the 31st of January, . The event provided a great opportunity for resellers and vendors to connect early in the year. Vendors always appreciate it when key resellers hold these updates,...
Smart assistants rule at CES 2017

Smart assistants rule at CES 2017

CES is over for another year and after sifting through the reviews its clear that one piece of tech took the crown for most talked about product – Amazon’s Alexa AI assistant. Interestingly, the buzz around Alexa all came from third-party usage, as Amazon did not have...
News from across the pond

News from across the pond

CES is set to kick off 2017 with a bang as it celebrates its 50th anniversary in Las Vegas tomorrow. The conference, which is the world’s largest meeting of tech innovators and enthusiasts, has gained a huge reputation over the years due to the number of reveals and...
A global language

A global language

As an agency that represents technology vendors looking to break into a range of markets in the UK and Ireland, we know how important it is to be able to communicate effectively. Almost half of the world’s population speak one of only 10 languages as their native...
What do EU think?

What do EU think?

The amount of column inches spent on Brexit means most Brits know the opinion of every political commentator going when it comes to the decision to leave the EU. But as a company that often helps European businesses establish their technology brand within Britain,...
Black Friday

Black Friday

It’s the time of year again where we see products piled high in shopping trolleys and websites crashing under the traffic – that’s right, Black Friday! But is there really such a thing as a sale in IT? With Black Friday occurring on the same day each year, resellers...
AV Awards

AV Awards

The 18th annual AV Awards somehow managed to cram a full 27 awards into one evening this year. For such a huge black tie event, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel and attended by 1,200 people, it was a shame that some of the prestige of winning an award was diluted....
Misco End User Expo

Misco End User Expo

A few weeks ago we headed to Wembley for the Misco Expo 2016. It’s one of the few major end user events from IT companies in the UK, the other being Insight. With 70 top industry manufacturers attending and plenty of buzz around the event, Misco Expo has always been a...
The consolidation craze

The consolidation craze

The world of technology distribution is rapidly consolidating. In many ways, this is a reflection of what is happening to a lot of legacy technology vendors – just look at Dell’s massive $67b acquisition of EMC. The most recent acquisition, Tech Data’s $2.6b deal for...
IFA Berlin

IFA Berlin

Consumer electronics show IFA has always been a platform for some of the biggest launches over the last few years, and the 2016 edition didn’t disappoint. Axente was on the ground in Berlin, and now we’ve had some time to chew over what we saw at the event here are a...