If there’s one king you don’t want to mess with it has to be ‘King’ Macbeth. On the 24th of May, our System Integrator Business Manager James will be stepping into CRN fight night 2018 to unleash his newly found boxing skills on his unsuspecting opponent!
Mobile technology, as well as the likes of Big Data and autonomous logistics, is becoming more commonplace in the supply chain. From the warehouse to the shop floor, it allows for real-time updates from staff and more accurate insights into performance levels. One area where it still needs further implementation, however, is in that all-important area of logistics; the last mile.
You may have heard the news about Westcoast’s newest tool, Canvas, which brings ready-to-go marketing to your virtual doorstep, while letting you add your own logo and details along the way. We’ve said it’s simple and really easy to use, and we’re ready to tell you just how easy — all in the space of this one article
As marketers in the IT channel, it can be a challenge to find collateral that you can use or repurpose when you go out to customers or exhibit at events. We’re fortunate to have close relationships with many of the resellers that we serve, and we know that creating collateral from scratch can be expensive and time-consuming.
During the course of the last few months, businesses throughout the country have been discovering that their offices are not fit for purpose. While they can cope pretty well with fair-weather scenarios, add a bit of extreme weather into the mix, and it all starts to unravel..
These might just be the most secure out of the box laptops that we’ve ever used. Back in February, HP announced the new EliteBook 800 G5 range. The good news is that these have been released today.
Big Data is a word currently on the tip of many a distributors’ tongue. Not limited to the supply chain industry, it is nonetheless a new tech that seemingly has almost unrestricted benefits for those of us in the business.
With the snow long melted and spring flowers popping up all over the place, Storm Emma feels like a distant memory, but there’s little doubt that a huge number of businesses will still be feeling its effects when tallying up their monthly accounts.
At Westcoast there’s one annual event that’s been around since long before we started at Westcoast, but will endure long after we’ve left. It’s as inevitable as Christmas, Strictly and bad weather in summer. It’s the Westcoast Accessories brochure.
It’s not easy being an SMB. Huge competitive rivalry in the IT sector means that you need to make a lot of well-tuned noise to stand out from the crowd, and this can be tricky. Through working with resellers of all sizes and skill levels, we’ve been able to identify some of the common issues that they face when carrying out marketing activities. Let’s get straight to it...
As you know, here at Westcoast our primary driving force is making life a little easier for our resellers and their clients. Consequently, when a new piece of software specifically created to streamline and simplify the onboarding of a popular – and in some cases, essential – platform comes along, we like to shout about it.
After a brief lull while we worked on some super-exciting updates, Westcoast MS Mix is back at full throttle. So, we thought that we’d write a few words to tell you all about it.
If you’re a regular visitor to the Westcoast pages – and we sincerely hope that you are – you may remember that in 2016 we launched one of our most exciting promotions: The Big Pitch.
Paper is, in many ways, an annoyance. There’s always some of it stashed away in your desk — old contracts, business cards and the like that you’re just a bit too afraid to throw away. And of course it’s not particularly good for the environment either. Here’s the most topical point though: paper is going to cause even more headaches when the GDPR comes into force.
With the crazy weather that’s been going around lately and the simple fact that there are more cars on the roads than ever before, it’s no surprise that dashcams are becoming more popular. If your customers are asking your advice on buying a dashcam, or if you’re looking to start selling them and don’t know where to start, this deep-dive is just for you.
Some vendors like to draw out their releases, trickling out a product ever so slowly before going radio silent until the product refresh a year later. These vendors aren’t like CHERRY. Maybe they should be.
You might have already seen our first blog on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (though if you haven’t now’s the perfect time to take a look). From the first part, it should now be crystal clear that organisations are legally going to have to do a whole lot more than perhaps they’re used to doing.
You’ve heard of the GDPR. I’m not even going to open with a ‘Chances are you’ve heard of the GDPR’ — because, you have most definitely, unequivocally, irrefutably heard of the GDPR. But it’s perfectly fine to not know what it means, at least at this stage anyway
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union.
2017; the year that will almost certainly go down as the year of the Internet of Things. Products such as the Google Home, Amazon Alexa and Nest home security devices offered an unparalleled ease of use and took the connected and automated home to the next level