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What’s caused the current supply chain disruption?

by Brian Dunleavy, Commercial Director, Viadex We are all aware of the supply chain shortages that are affecting the IT industry currently and I wanted to share some findings that highlight 3 areas that will have an impact across multiple industries:- Electronic components demand:- Overall demand for semiconductors of all types — from basic microcontrollers and…

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Is the world shrinking, or is it expanding?

Technology transcends geography by Steve Pearson, VP – Global Partner Services, Viadex Silver linings Well, what a crisis of readjustment we’ve all been through over the past 18 months. Every part of every economy everywhere has been hit. It all came so fast too. From the early rumblings of a virus that many, including me,…

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Fortune favours the well-resourced

by Brian Dunleavy, Commercial Director, Viadex The new norm in global deployments By the middle of 2020, the world had been shaken to its core. The future was looking bleak as businesses closed, workers furloughed and economies faltered in the face of restrictions and lockdowns. For midmarket businesses, reassessing and recalibrating plans they may have…

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Getting naked and avoiding zombies

Time seems to be accelerating, even during the monotonous cycle of lockdown my weeks just fly by, which obviously means I’m having fun! The year has without a doubt gotten off to a fast start, and the vaccination program in the UK is giving us all hope of a return to normal just in time…

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To 2021…and beyond!

Hello everyone, There is no doubt 2020 will be memorialized as a very challenging and difficult year for everyone for countless reasons. I am getting more phone calls now from American Airlines wanting to know where I am and when I will be back, than I used to get from my mom wanting to know…

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How to be a great customer and get exactly what you want

We’ve all seen the comedy skit, with the stereotypical scene of a British couple sitting at a restaurant having received their food, complaining to one another about the overcooked veg, or the undercooked steak. The waiter arrives all smiles and asks, “Is everything ok with your meal?” the grumbling stops, smiles appear and they both…

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Brexit – A new dawn for Britain

by Dino Cooper, CEO, Viadex Following 3 years of Brexit, the day has finally arrived! About time too! This was not a day for smugness or celebration in victory, it was not a day for resentment and regret or anger at our departure. It was a day to look forward to our collective future, to…

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Brexit – We will survive!

by Dino Cooper, CEO, Viadex   Is it just me, or is it getting harder and harder to distinguish fact from fiction? I can’t stand spin, I can’t stand politics, and I can’t stand Brexit! I just want it to be over, I am at a point now that I don’t care how, but when.…

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2000 things any mid-market business needs to know about global growth

by Brian Dunleavy, Commercial Director, Viadex

New frontiers The desire to grow, expand, explore and extend the boundaries of what we do is one of mankind’s fundamental driving forces. This is why Romans walked out on the glorious Italian climate and great ice cream to take over great swathes of far less climatically-blessed countries.…

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