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Insight Articles & Related Content: 2017 Archive

UK organisations struggling to meet transforming customer expectations

New research commissioned by Insight UK and conducted by independent research company Censuswide, has found UK organisations face an unprecedented challenge in delivering quality customer services. The findings reveal 90% of organisational leaders face challenges in delivering in this area, but encouragingly 81% of respondents say they would be increasing their investment in improving customer experience next year.

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Insight UK receives Cisco Partner Award for Marketing Innovation Partner of the Year

Last week at Cisco’s annual partner conference in Dallas, Texas, Insight was honored with Marketing Innovation Partner of the Year for its innovation, leadership and best practice as a Cisco business partner across the UK.

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Insight Enterprises, Inc. the Q3 2017 Earnings Release

“We are very pleased with our execution globally in the first nine months of 2017. Our strategy and related solutions areas focus on helping clients efficiently manage their IT assets today and transform their business for tomorrow,” stated Ken Lamneck.

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Insight UK announces Marketplace Partner Agreement with Perfect Ward

Angela Single, Client Director Healthcare, Insight: “We are extremely excited to be able to offer Perfect Ward to our clients across the health and the public sectors. Perfect Ward came to our attention through the recommendation of our clients and, as always, we have responded quickly to our client’s needs. We think it is an excellent addition to our product portfolio and can save time and money, while improving quality”.

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Insight acquires Dutch Cloud Service Provider Caase.com

Insight EMEA, which has operations in 12 subsidiaries in Europe, has acquired Dutch cloud service provider Caase.com, in a move that strengthens its ability to deliver intelligent cloud solutions to its clients in the Netherlands, with a view to expand into the wider European region in the near future.

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Top three technologies that could revolutionise healthcare

"Incorporating technology into the healthcare industry can lead to better practices and lower bills," according to Darren Hedley, Sales Director-Public Sector, Insight UK

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Students urged to apply for pioneering Cyber Schools Programme

Insight HR Director, Angela Hughes, speaks about a cyber security initiative is rolled out to schools, "Technology is always changing, and it is not enough to teach our children to be digital-savvy. We need to cultivate the desire to learn every day, and prepare the next generation to be flexible as new technologies emerge."

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New UK data protection law to offer more control to users

Lal Hussain, Director IT Applications at Insight UK, thinks that "It is almost impossible for average person to be able to know which organisations hold their personal data"

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Comment on new data protection bill from Insight UK

The details of a new data protection bill that will transfer the European Union’s current General Data Protection Regulation into UK law has been announced. Lal Hussain, Director IT Applications at Insight UK, responded to the news

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Insight UK comment - Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

Lee Nolan, Solutions Director for Insight UK, offers his views on what organisations should take away from Cisco's latest cybersecurity report

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Insight Feature in 2017 Fortune 500 List

Insight, a leading provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™, announced that it continues to improve its position on the Fortune 500 list at No. 473. Insight has moved up 20 spots on the list since 2015. The growing Insight family, with the additions of Boston-based BlueMetal, Minneapolis-based Datalink and Sydney, Australia-based Ignia, together offers a powerful portfolio of capabilities and expertise to the marketplace that truly delivers intelligent technology solutions to their clients.

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IoT, M2M and DDoS to dominate digital future – Cisco report

Cisco has today painted a picture of the digital future – a landscape which is set to see an explosion in internet traffic, IoT, M2M connections and DDoS attacks in the next five years. Insight Solution Sales Director, Lee Nolan, shares his views on this.

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Five ways SMEs can dodge the threat of cyber criminals

Rob Ashworth, SMB director at Insight UK, discusses why small businesses need to take proactive steps to protect their assets from cyber criminals.

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Insight release record Q1 Earnings Report

Insight has reported a record first quarter result for 2017, resulting in an increase of the full 2017 year guidance. Insight now expects its business to deliver sales growth of 15% to 18% compared to 2016. “In the first quarter, our team delivered double digit organic sales and gross profit growth across our largely fixed expense base which drove Adjusted earnings from operations up more than 100% year over year. Through new client wins and new projects with existing clients in the first quarter, we gained market share in the data center and software categories while holding our own with devices,” stated Ken Lamneck, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Investors lose £42bn due to cyber breaches, report finds - comment from Insight

Following today’s news that cyber breaches are costing investors £42billion and PLCs £120 million, Alex Guillen-Estudillo, Go-to-Market marketing manager, Insight UK, comments: "Today’s news will hopefully be the wake-up call businesses need to bring cybersecurity to the top of the boardroom agenda. Recent advances in technology mean that businesses now have access to a wealth of data and with that comes a risk they cannot ignore. CGI’s research proves that taking a backseat approach not only affects a business’s reputation, but it has potentially crippling financial consequences if they do incur a data breach."

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Data breaches strip tens of millions off UK firms’ market value, study shows

Security experts say the fact that data breaches at FTSE 100 firms cost on average £120m in market value should be a wake-up call for boards to ensure they have an adequate cyber security strategy. Cyber-attacks on top UK companies are leading to losses of 1.8% of share price or £120m on average, according to a study on the effects of data breaches on share prices. This has doubled in the past 18 months, according to the report released by global advisory firm Oxford Economics and IT and business process services firm CGI

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Brenda Hudson on Cybersecurity

Brenda Hudson, Vice President of Inside Sales at Insight provides security tips for SMBs, such as best practices for employees and leveraging cloud offerings in the trending post "5 Ways Big Corporations Protect Their Data That Small Businesses Should Copy" by Rob Starr.

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x Guillen is "Busting the Myths Around the Cloud"

With more than 90% of businesses using cloud technology in some way or another, it would be right to say that it has quickly entered the mainstream as businesses realise its benefits. However, for many organisations implementing it is no easy ride and for those not using it, the prospect of cloud can be daunting. Their hesitations are threefold; firstly it takes a lot of time investment to educate decision makers in the business on why they should use their resources on investing in new infrastructure when legacy systems ‘do the job’.

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Alex Guillen on Deloitte report into UK outsourcing

Insight's Alex Guillen says its comms that's key following Deloitte's report on UK outsourcing

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Insight's Alex Guillen reacts to Deloitte report that 'One-in-three UK companies affected by outsourcers failures in past three years'

Alex Guillen says comms is the backbone to any partnership, after report that UK businesses are failed by contractors

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Business Guide to Cloud Backup

Cloud-based backup is a no-brainer, but sometimes you need more ammo than that to convince the higher ups. David Mayer, vice president of product management software, Insight, a global IT solutions provider, give us his point of view.

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UK post-Brexit Digital Strategy criticised by cyber-security industry

The UK government's new Digital Strategy, which ministers say has been developed in consultation with the tech industry to carry Britain through to the other side of Brexit, has been criticised by some within the security industry for a lack of concrete details when it comes to cyber-security.

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Channel Welcomes Government’s UK Tech Plans

Key channel firms have reacted positively to the Government’s plans to offer more than four million free digital skills training opportunities to millions of people, charities and businesses by 2020. As part of its UK Digital Strategy, the Government says it will create five international technology hubs in emerging markets to provide British business with a “global competitive edge”.

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Government Digital Strategy puts skills at top of the agenda

The Government Digital Strategy was launched today, putting connectivity, digital skills, and improving businesses with technology at the top of the agenda. The publication of the strategy follows the Government Transformation Strategy which was launched last month, in which digital technology was one of its areas of focus.

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Cisco: By 2021 more people will have smartphones than running water

A report from Cisco predicts that by 2021 there will be 5.5 billion people using smartphones and only to 5.3 billion with access to running water. The report is the 11th annual Mobile Visual Networking Index forecast (VNI) and predicts the rapid growth of mobile and IoT uses between 2016 and 2021.

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5G deployments will address burgeoning data demand, says Cisco

Major 5G mobile networking deployments will almost certainly be rolling out by the end of the decade, as carriers come under pressure to address the ever-increasing need for speed, low latency and dynamic provisioning capabilities to support growing user demand for data traffic and innovative services.

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Emma de Sousa, vice president and managing director at Insight UK & Ireland talks to PCR about delivering solutions and services to its customers.

How did Insight get started? Like many great technology companies, Insight was actually started in a garage. It began as Hard Drives International in 1988, founded by Tim and Eric Crown, using the advance from a credit card. Since then it has grown into a global organisation. in 1995 it IPO’d and today it is a Fortune 500 company with more than 5,400 teammates across the globe.

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Insight appoints new EMEA Vice President, Human Resources

Insight has today announced its appointment of Stefan Tonnon, Vice President, Human Resources, EMEA.

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Insight Named a Dell EMC Titanium Black Channel Partner

Insight (Nasdaq: NSIT), a leading provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™ to organisations of all sizes, has been named a Dell EMC Titanium Black Partner.

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Partner Panel - Do VARs need their own IP to survive?

Our channel big hitters discuss the role intellectual property has to play in the modern channel Welcome to the fifth edition of the Channelnomics Europe Partner Panel. This time, the panel has offered its thoughts on whether VARs need to develop their own intellectual property to thrive in the current market and, if so, what sort of offerings should they be developing.

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