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Context: 3D printer market has first shaky quarter

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Context: 3D printer market has first shaky quarter

Analyst’s latest figures reveal growth is weaker in the second quarter than in the previous four quarters

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Cloud Distribution jumps into OEM world with hyperserV

VAD launches its own hyperconverged product targeted at the SME space

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One more time

Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of the channel. But why do some not stop at one start-up and keep coming back for more?

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CensorNet scores extra funding to support partners

Private equity house Talis Capital leads £2m funding round

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Cloud security vendor Okta in European push

Start-up vendor sees the UK and Europe as central to its expansion as it reportedly eyes IPO

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Time ticking on SME broadband voucher scheme

Government urges SMEs to claim £3,000 broadband grants before £40m budget runs dry

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HP creates 3D print unit and reshuffles execs pre-split

IT giant also mulling sale of its TippingPoint network security unit ahead of split, according to report

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Channel Awards 2015 shortlist - OUT NOW!

This year's competition was extremely tough so it is a real achievement making the cut - congratulations!

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Exclusive Group smashes sales target

Acquisitive distributor posts first-half revenues of €370m, shattering expectations by 10 per cent

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Exertis joins Kaspersky VAD line-up

Kaspersky says it has chosen Exertis UK for its 'unrivalled' reseller community

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VCE draws on EMC to 'enrich' distributors

VCE copies primary investor EMC's programme to hand distributors rebates

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Entanet joins calls for Openreach-BT split

ISP says a division would force Openreach to offer improved services to BT competitors

Intel previews 6th gen skylake chips

Intel hails computing 'turning point' with Skylake launch

Sixth-generation Core processors to support broad range of devices

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Google introduces revamped logo

Tech company says new logo reflects its multiplatform capabilities

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Pulsant boss pledges more M&A after Spinnaker Red buy

Mark Howling tells CRN he expects to continue acquiring at least one firm a year following purchase of cloud migration specialist

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Imperfect 10: What's behind Windows 10's slow start?

Context figures show just 150 machines pre-installed with Windows 10 were sold through European disties in its first week

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Saints or sinners?

Oracle customers who scan its code to find vulnerabilities were branded ‘sinners' by an Oracle executive. But should the vendor be encouraging the practice, asks Doug Woodburn?

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Government is delivering on SME-friendly rhetoric

Public sector is finally matching rhetoric when it comes to SME access to contracts, according to Innopsis' Ian Fishwick

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A different league?

Replacing John Chambers was always going to be an uphill task for Cisco, and as Chuck Robbins kicks off a new era partners reflect on what they want from the incoming leader, reports Jack Gilbert

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