• October 26, 2009 26 Oct'09

    Recession sends IT pros back to school

    A massive proportionof IT professionals are considering studying for new qualifications during the currentrecession to improve theirchances in the job market. According to research from the ITJob Board, 83% of IT professionals are thinking about ...  Continue Reading

  • October 26, 2009 26 Oct'09

    Five minute interview: Adam Spurr, Outsourcery

    MicroScope puts its questions to Adam Spurr, sales director at Outsourcery What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? You reap what you sow. My dad told me that when I was 10. What is the best book you have ever read? The Da ...  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    EMC and Dell ending resale partnership

    EMCand Dell are winding up their eight-year reseller partnership on the back of the latter's recent acquisition of EqualLogic. Dell has been reselling EMC's volume storage CLARiiON line since 2001 in a relationship originally predicted to last ...  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Tiltman to leave C2000

    Computer 2000 credit and customer services director Nick Tiltman is leaving the company to set up a consultancy practise, after more than 17 years at the distributor.  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Dell hits distribution snag

    Dell has admitted that setting up a pan-European distribution network for volume PCs and servers has proved more complicated than it initially anticipated.  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    Comstor widens 'try before you buy' WAAS pilot

    Comstor and Cisco are opening the jointly developed ‘try before you buy’ Wide Area Application Services programme to more resellers in the UK after a positive response to the pilot. Businesses are sweating their assets and have put plans to ...  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2009 22 Oct'09

    Citrix license revenues dip in Q3

    As the ships steady in the wake of the recession the latest to provide an indication that the damage has been contained and the future prospects should be brighter has been Citrix.  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2009 22 Oct'09

    Windows 7 needs to target XP users

    Expectations around Windows 7 remain high fueled by the optimistic views of analysts but the latest high profile launch from Microsoft has its work cut out persuading existing users of XP they should upgrade.  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2009 22 Oct'09

    Signs from EU not positive for Oracle and Sun

    The temperature in relationships between the EC and Sun and Oracle is hitting fresh lows as the European body indicates that not enough has been done to calm competition concerns.  Continue Reading

  • October 21, 2009 21 Oct'09

    Lexmark to shed 825 jobs to counter economic woes

    Lexmark will axe 825 jobs worldwide as part of a cost cutting exercise and has decided to take a proportion of the resulting restructuring charge on the nose in the third quarter, causing profits to drop steeply. The printer firm made $10m for the ...  Continue Reading