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CompTIA Discusses Mobile Enterprise

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CompTIA Discusses Mobile Enterprise

Is enterprise ready to embrace mobile? IT professional and company association CompTIA recently asked this question at the annual EMEA Member Conference, with a session discussing the growing (in both size and importance) role of mobile devices in enterprise.

After all, 90% of the 1 billion internet-enabled devices sold in Europe are mobile devices.

Starting off the session was GfK group director and market researcher Carl West, who says the traditional PC business has reached saturation point-- Continue reading...

CE Show with 900,000 Visitors

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CE Show with 900,000 Visitors

No, we didn't misplace a "0." We tend to be self-centered and just don't look outside the usual suspects.

So where is this giant of a show? Tokyo? Beijing? Shanghai?

None of these above, the records were broken once again at Sitex  2010, as more than 900,000 people visited the four-day show at the Singapore Expo and splurged some $52 million on gadgets and gizmos. Among the more popular items were tablet computers, Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation systems and digital cameras.

Now SITEX Continue reading...

5 Tech Trends to Watch, Says CEA

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5 Tech Trends to Watch, Says CEA

This year's edition of CEA's Tech Trends to Watch names technology and privacy, the future of video distribution & consumption, mobile broadband/4G, green technology and the future of apps.

CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro says the report offers crucial insight into a rapidly changing industry. The highlighted trends are the ones impacting the marketplace, he continues.

The report includes a special section dedicated to the question "Are we changing technology to suit our needs, or is technology Continue reading...

GITEX Hosts ICT Business Minds

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GITEX Hosts ICT Business Minds

For the first time in its 30 years GITEX will host a Global Leaders Summit, taking place GITEX Technology Week's opening day.

This year's summit's theme is "Inspiring Innovation and Collaboration".

Announced speakers include Rajeev Asija, Executive VP of HCL, Ali Faramawy Microsoft International VP, Bhaskar Gorti from Oracle and Randi Zuckerberg, official Facebook spokesperson and and Market Development Director.

Microsoft OEM Division VP Steve Guggenheimer will present an invitation-only keynote, Continue reading...

Show Board Insists CeBIT On a Growth Trajectory

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Show Board Insists CeBIT On a Growth Trajectory

The show we love to hate says it is on a growth trajectory. Deutsche Messe AG managing board member Ernst Raue thanks CeBIT's increased efficiency (referring to their efforts to help exhibitors target customers even more precisely, creating new business).

Raue wants you to know a large number of market leaders have already confirmed their presence at the show. Some are even planning an increase in stand size. The market has been concerned in the past about CeBIT's dwindling ranks. CeBIT dropped Continue reading...

RESELLER PARK Open for Dealers at IFA

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RESELLER PARK Open for Dealers at IFA

The 50th IFA is set to be the biggest and successful event to date, says Messe Berlin. That’s also echoed by the organiser of the official Reseller Park at IFA, Jan Nintemann, MD of Global Fairs TT.

His turnkey trade-only platform now covers 1600 sq. metres of floor space, hosting 40 exhibitors including some exclusive brands.

Reseller Park is known as an affordable and less taxing way for vendors and distributors to participate at IFA as his company organizes all paperwork and provides support-- in Continue reading...

CeBIT Announces 2011 Concept

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CeBIT Announces 2011 Concept

More than 4150 companies from 68 countries exhibited at CeBIT 2010 and average daily attendance at the show was up 3% year on year. The trade visitor ratio remained unchanged at more than 80%.

CeBIT’s enhanced event concept for 2011 revolves around four user-centric pillars:

  • CeBIT pro will address professional users
  • CeBIT gov will target government and the public sector
  • CeBIT lab will be home to international research institutions and universities
  • CeBIT life will cater to prosumers and Continue reading...

London to Host Europe's Largest Retail Event

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London to Host Europe's Largest Retail Event

RetailVision Europe will bring together Europe's leading retailers, e-tailers and distributors for this year's most important retail-focused buying event...and it's in London for the first time in 15 years.

To be held on 10-12 May 2010 at the Sofitel London Heathrow, Show Director Nick Cabrera (show in photo) says more than 180 have registered to attend.

GfK's Dr. Rudolf Aunkofer will present What's Selling & What's Not referencing GFK's recent report on The IT Market 2010. And our own Editor-in-Chief, Continue reading...

Dansk Computer Center Wins Broker Award

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Dansk Computer Center. Director Kent Jeppesen

2009: Broker of the Year

At the annual European Broker Meeting, a jury of peers voted for Dansk Computer Center. Director Kent Jeppesen (shown in Photo) accepted the award.

Second Place was Eurosimm from UK and third for Xeptor from the Netherlands. The attendees met in Prague to discuss further business and partnerships.

Go EMB

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