In this issue:
Bulletin: What’s new in printers and printing
People: A round-up of new hires
Cloud: Harnessing hybrid cloud models
Labels: Brother UK launches managed label service
Managed IT Comtec’s expansion creates job opportunities
Interview with: Mark Davitt, HP Inc
Acquisitions: Asolvi acquires perform IT
Aura: reimagining future workspaces
PrintIT Awards 2021: Announcing the 2021 edition
Sponsor Profile HP Inc. is headline sponsor of PrintIT Awards 2021
VOX POP: Feedback from the 2020 PrintIT Award winners
View from the Channel: Barry Matthew, CEO, Ethos
60 seconds with… Kerrie Spalding, General Manager Print & Supplies, Ingram Micro
Here at Kingswood Media, we’re all geared up and excited to get the 2021 edition of the PrintIT Awards well underway. We’re delighted to share the news that HP Inc. has signed up as Headline sponsor. On page 28, Mark Davitt, Channel Printing Solutions Manager, explains why the vendor is backing the industry’s first dedicated awards.
Entries for the 2021 awards open on Tuesday May 4, we are keen to encourage as many people as possible to enter this year. You’ve got to be in in to win it – so to set the scene we asked some of the recipients of the first ever PrintIT Awards to share their thoughts on what it means to win (page 42).
In other news, Alpesh Unalkat, CEO at Aura – a brand born in the pandemic with a value proposition focused on next- generation workspaces – talks about how COVID-19 has accelerated the workspace-of-the-future discussion (page 34). And Tony Milford, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Asolvi expands on the company’s strategy and what the acquisition of perform IT will mean for the UK channel (page 30).
In this issue, Jon Arnold, VP of Sales, EMEA at RealWear, Inc., picks the work tools he uses every day and couldn’t do his job without (page 18). This month’s Q&A is with Barry Matthew, CEO, Ethos and PITR spent 60 seconds with Kerrie Spalding, General Manager Print & Supplies, Ingram Micro.
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