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  • There was a piece by Nick Booth in MicroScope this week taking a slightly askance perspective of ‘zero trust’ and what it really means. It’s good to see a piece that takes a different approach and walks a line between being entertaining and informative. Let’s face it, at times, our...
    25th February 2022
  • A recent article in CRN warned IT resellers that they will face exile from public sector deals unless they make a net zero plan. It's a good piece and it echoes a recurring theme in discussions amongst channel companies at the moment. The view within the channel now is it...
    22nd February 2022
  • I have just read Billy Connolly’s autobiography, Windswept and Interesting. It’s an enjoyable read and I’d certainly recommend it if you’re a fan. One of the devices The Big Yin uses in the book is to ‘bullet-point’ his rules for life. In one such list, he advises readers to: ‘Say...
    18th February 2022
  • Today we are unveiling our new-look website – see http://channelstar.co.uk/. When you go to this page, you’ll be able to scroll down and see a summary of and links to the six top stories from key channel media websites, such as CRN, Technology Reseller, MicroScope, UC Today, PCR and more....
    16th February 2022
  • It’s happened quite a few times to me over the years. A client will email me with a link to a story about one of their rivals and words to the effect of: ‘Why are they getting all this publicity when we are doing a much better job than they...
    14th January 2022
  • The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has been much the same for channel media as it has for everyone else. It’s meant staying away from the office and the close contract with colleagues, which can be a real drawback for journalists, as they are constantly exchanging information and contacts across...
    7th December 2021
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