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Timico appoints Kevin Linsell as Chief Technology Officer

Timico has drafted in Kevin Linsell as CTO reporting to CEO Ben Marnham.

The appointment forms part of a management team restructure following a £50 million investment by Lyceum Capital earlier this year.

PSU lines up alongside Gloucester Rugby as Official Communications Partner

Cheltenham-based PSU Technology Group has formed new partnership with Gloucester Rugby as its Official Communications Partner, and will provide the club's telecoms and mobiles at reduced rates, controlled costs while offering its dedicated in-house support.

Graeme Watt to replace Martin Hellawell as Softcat chief exec'

Softcat has appointed channel veteran Graeme Watt as its new chief executive as of 1st April 2018.

Watt is currently senior vice president for EMEA, advanced and specialist solutions, at Tech Data, a position he has held since March 2017.

He was appointed to that Tech Data role when Avnet's Technology Solutions business was acquired by Tech Data in early 2017.

plan.com brings in new tariffs and bolt-ons

plan.com has introduced a series of new business tariffs and packages, including increased data options and Data Boosts, which allow users to add more data to their allowances, as well as new international calling and texting bolt-ons.

Arrow pins down Siebert acquisition in Scotland

Arrow has widened its footprint in Scotland with the acquisition of Siebert Industries which traded as Siebert Telecom Solutions.

Founded in 1990, Siebert is a provider of hosted, fixed and mobile telephony solutions alongside data connectivity.

Hotel sector called on to provide free Wi-Fi

Resellers addressing the UK hotel sector should be urging customers to deliver free Wi-Fi to guests.

That's the conclusion of a report conducted by wireless solutions provider Zyxel which found that nearly a fifth (18%) of UK hotels - the highest in Europe - are still limiting or charging guests for Wi-Fi access.

Daisy's Resilient over new mobile regulations

Resilient plc and Daisy Group have announced a distribution agreement to help resellers address growing market demand for business mobile call recording solutions to comply with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Online interaction is key says new survey

Almost 80% of consumers believe businesses should provide a way for customers to engage with them online, according to a new survey by Enghouse Interactive.

When the same question was asked in 2014, only 29% of those polled said this was important, demonstrating how attitudes have changed over the past three years.

Identity management firms join forces to meet demand

IDaaS specialist iWelcome has announced a strategic partnership with Identity Methods to help extend its UK footprint.

TalkTalk Business extends geographical reach of Ethernet price reductions

Following an investment of over £600m TalkTalk Business has extended its Ethernet price reductions in the channel beyond London to other metropolitan cities.  

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