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Avnet UK boss: We are capturing emerging players

Miriam Murphy Avnet

Avnet UK boss: We are capturing emerging players

Nearly a year into the job, Miriam Murphy explains how the distribution giant is reaping the rewards of its strategy change

Big Ben photo by UK Parliament

Government axes XP for good

Extended-support agreement will not be renewed

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Amazon hints at move to pay UK tax

UK, German, Spanish and Italian sales to be recorded in each country

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Capita snaps up HP VAR

Pervasive Networks to join Capita's Technology Solutions division

Houses of Parliament

Government opens up on Ark partnership

Cabinet Office describes new hosting service as an 'exception to the Cloud First policy'

Apple designer Jonathan Ive

Apple makes British exec Jony Ive top dog for design

Apple promotes 'driving force' of Apple products Jony Ive to chief design officer

Bad news for Android good news for BlackBerry

Good times, bad times

Who has been top of the pops and who has hit a bum note over the last fortnight?

Houses of Parliament

Microsoft accused of threatening UK MPs with R&D closures

Vendor says it has 'nothing to share' after former government adviser makes allegations

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Reseller caught in HP-Autonomy saga speaks out

MicroTech warns the channel to beware of vendors as it files lawsuit against HP

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Glove is in the air: CRN Fight Night winners

CRN Fight Night was another roaring success. See who won their fights on the night

European Union map

Tech chiefs weigh in on possible UK exit from EU

Sage and Salesforce leaders claim the UK is better off in the union but urge reform

A cloud in the shape of a G

Cloud of suspicion: Why don't councils use G-Cloud?

Only about a quarter of local authorities plan to use G-Cloud next year, CRN research has found. Hannah Breeze finds out why

Three businesspeople meet and shake hands

Centrify eyes EMEA channel push with new boss

New EMEA channel director Matt Pearson described as 'safe pair of hands' by the vendor

Annabel Berry

Sapphire gets polished by new MD

Annabel Berry takes helm of Darlington-based Check Point and Trustwave partner

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'Soft' UK public sector spend drags HP down in Q2

Tech giant flags up channel inventory issues in its printing division

In-depth
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Meeting halfway

As we approach the midway point of 2015, we caught up with half a dozen UK reseller bosses to talk Commons majorities, cold calling, cloud computing and currency fluctuations

Thumbs down

Oracle picked as enterprises' least favourite software vendor

IDC and Flexera Software survey asks end users what they really think of their software vendors

Tom Corrigan - sales director UK - Avnet

Ditch the digital duct tape

Tom Corrigan, sales director of Avnet Technology Solutions UK, explains why the channel is perfectly positioned to take advantage of new modular hyper-converged systems

Hadrians Wall

Scotch missed?

The Scottish market has historically been underserved by the IT channel, but while it may not have the huge revenue potential of other regions, it should not be dismissed, writes Jack Gilbert

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Events
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CRN Channel Conference - Mobility

Location: London, UK

The CRN Channel Conference on Mobility is an unmissable opportunity to network with your peers and learn about their mobility strategies.

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CRN Sales & Marketing Awards 2015

Location: London, UK

The CRN Sales & Marketing Awards will recognise and reward the achievements of those responsible for pushing the UK IT Channel to the next level – the sales and marketing teams that sit at the heart of many successful channel businesses.

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CRN Darts Night 2015

Location: London, UK

Working with Modus Sports Management, the world’s leading professional darts events & management company, CRN will produce an unforgettable night of networking, entertainment and fierce competition which will undoubtedly become one of the stand-out fixtures in the industry’s calendar.

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