Many in the channel have been rubbing their hands with anticipation at news of what the Rudd Government has dubbed a Digital Education Revolution. Neat slogans aside, new funding of $1.2 billion over five years is being earmarked for technology in education to target a growing need and desire for IT coming from the institutions themselves as well as from the business and wider worlds.
Botnets, spam, malware, phishing - the list of security threats continues to get longer and more alarming. ARN spoke to a range of security experts and came up with the 10 biggest security threats looming in 2008. We also asked vendors and analysts for advice on how the channel can help their customers deal with these issues.
The buzz around unified communications (UC) keeps getting louder. Already, more than half of some providers' customers are flagging interest in UC - and actual deployments are multiplying as endpoint software vendors join the fray.
Better document management and concern for the environment are seeing printing evolving in the enterprise - and printing solutions and channel approaches to customers must evolve with it. ARN discovers what the vendors are up to in the drive towards Print 2.0.
Mobile solutions have come a long way, yet this diverse, exciting sector remains a confusing market. Mobility was once scorned as pie-in-the-sky but now resellers who don't keep up with mobility in the business IT environment may never really fly.
In the following case studies, ARN examines a range of successful implementations which suggest the potential scope of this rapidly expanding market.
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