• December 08, 2009 08 Dec'09

    SecureWorks acquires dns

    Security managed services specialist dns has been acquired by SecureWorks providing the US vendor with a UK presence on both sides of the border. In the last decade dns has established offices in London and Edinburgh and built up a customer base ...  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2009 08 Dec'09

    Kaspersky Labs sets out SME market ambitions

    Russian security firm KasperskyLab aims to become a major security supplier to small, medium and largebusiness by 2014. At a briefing in Moscow,the firm's executives outlined a six-year plan for an aggressive roll out ofsecurity products and ...  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2009 08 Dec'09

    Netbook sales grow across Europe

    Netbook sales continue to climb across Europe fuelled by attractive price points and subsidised offerings from mobile operators.  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2009 08 Dec'09

    Kavanagh criticises HP as it adds HDS to line-up

    Kavanagh has said that HP's over crowded reseller market and growth limiting policies influenced its decision to end its exclusive 13 year relationship with the vendor and add Hitachi Data Systems to its portfolio. The Bracknell-based systems ...  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2009 08 Dec'09

    SSD - the real winner against HDD?

    The solid-state drive (SSD) has big shoes to fill. Its reputation as the technology frontrunner set to replace hard disk drives (HDD) means it faces a public downfall if its promises are not delivered.  Continue Reading

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Five minute interview: John Campbell, QlikTech UK

    MicroScope puts its questions to John Campbell, alliance director at QlikTech UK What is the best book you have ever read? Anything by my favourite author, Frederick Forsyth. I’ve read all his books – I love the description, detail, and the ...  Continue Reading

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Packaged cloud apps overpriced and lack choice

    Software as a service (SaaS) might be being held back from wider adoption because of the price tag, with users put off by the costs of hosted applications. In a blog post Michael Maoz, research vice-president and distinguished analyst at Gartner ...  Continue Reading

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Amazon swiftly kicks shop talk into touch

    Amazon has moved to quash reports that it is considering opening retail outlets in the UK to back-up a click and collect strategy. Reports in the Sunday Times yesterday indicated that the online retail giant, which is increasingly selling software...  Continue Reading

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    In depth: Sustainable technology solutions

    In April next year, the British government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme comes into effect and with it a minefield of fines and other penalties for companies that fail in their responsibilities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ...  Continue Reading

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Daisy hit by loss but remains hungry for acquisitions

    Highly acquisitive Daisy Group has posted a loss in its nine-month interim results but indicated that it will continue to expand. Over the course of its current financial year, which ends 31 March, Daisy has carried out a reverse takeover of the ...  Continue Reading