• October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    Ballmer takes bonus hit for iPad and Kin failures

    The failure to produce an iPad beater and the damp squib of the teenager targeted Kin phone have hit Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in the pocket losing the executive half of his bonus.Ballmer will have to settle for just $670,000, which is half of ...  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    Arc Technology becomes Exclusive in rebrand

    Security distributor Arc Technologies is undergoing a name change and setting out a fresh direction for the business following its re-branding as Exclusive Networks Limited. The Exclusive Group, which runs a pan-European distribution operation, ...  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    Trustmarque to build mini-framework for NHS Trusts

    In the aftermath of the government's decision not to renew an NHS Enterprise Wide Agreement with Novell, reseller partner Trustmarque is building regional frameworks to pull together the purchasing power of the local Trusts. The Department for ...  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    Come on, Leo, do the right thing

    Dear Leo, So, you're back in the game. Seven months after a vote of no confidence ended your briefreign at SAP? That strikes me as odd, but then the manner of Mark Hurd's departure was less than orthodox as well, I guess, and he's found work ...  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 1 October 2010

    The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days. Redstone restructure begins with closure of BSF division Redstoneannounced the closure ofits loss-making ie4 (RIE) subsidiary, which operated in the ill-fated Building ...  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    MicroScope's top stories, September 2010

    A look back at the top 10 most read stories on MicroScope.co.uk for the month of September. Better Capital acquires Calyx debts, calls in the administrators The fate of network services reseller Calyx was the major story of the month. At the ...  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    HP names former SAP boss Apotheker as CEO

    HP has made former SAP boss Leo Apotheker its CEO and president just seven months after the board at the German software maker issued him with a vote of no confidence. The move underscores a new intent for HP, a company with a history steeped in ...  Continue Reading