• February 08, 2010 08 Feb'10

    Daisy buys Managed Communications for £6m

    Acquisitive voice and data services provider Daisy Group has stumped up £6.3m in cash for Notts-based Managed Communications Ltd in its first buy of the new year. Daisy has undertaken to pay £4.65m on completion with a further £...  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2010 07 Feb'10

    SAP CEO Apotheker resigns

    SAP chief executive Leo Apotheker has stepped down following a vote of no confidence from the board. The German software maker confirmed in a statement he had left by mutual consent after it decided not to renew his contract that expired in December...  Continue Reading

  • February 05, 2010 05 Feb'10

    Insolvencies slow in Q4 as recession eases

    The number of insolvencies fell in the last quarter with those directly connected with the computer sector showing signs of resilience in the recession. According to the latest figures from The Insolvency Service in general the number of ...  Continue Reading

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    SME sector look to clouds as pay-as-you-go is embraced

    The SME sector has started to embrace cloud computing with the perception of renting IT one that is sinking into the mainstream. According to a Microsoft global study of the small business arena the sector remained upbeat with the majority coming ...  Continue Reading

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Kavanagh restructure results in redundancies

    Kavanagh has made a little more than 10% of its workforce redundant with the cuts coming from its strategic consulting business. Along with the majority of businesses that operate in the enterprise market, Kavanagh had a tough 2009 and split its ...  Continue Reading

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Dealers could benefit from carbon confusion

    Carbon management and green IT is pushing its way back up the agenda as the tentative economic recovery kicks in. But according to research carried out by Cisco and green technology advocates Greenbang business efforts to reduce their carbon ...  Continue Reading

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Vodafone data revenues top a billion

    The growing take-up of smartphone devices saw Vodafone's data revenues top £1bn - up 17% year-on-year - for the first time during the quarter ended 31 December 2009. Vodafone now claims in excess of 30 million smartphone subscribers in Europe...  Continue Reading

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Magirus lands Cisco data centre distribution contract

    Magirus has been appointed by Cisco as its first data centre distributor in Europe after landing the contract after undergoing an extensive tender process.  Continue Reading

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Arrow Electronics sales and profits up in Q4

    Large scale projects in the enterprise arena continue to face delays but momentum is building in the worldwide IT components market, according to Arrow Electronics. The distributor has posted Q4 profits of $63m compared to a year ago when it filed...  Continue Reading

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Cisco heralds economic recovery as profits surge

    Cisco boss John Chambers has heralded "the second phase of the economic recovery" as he lifted the lid on the networking bellwether's second quarter results on Wednesday evening. The vendor said it saw a recovery in enterprise ...  Continue Reading

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Global IT spending recovery won't fully bounce back until 2011

    The lingering impact of the recession will peg back the recovery in global IT spending to just 3% as credit and demand remain limited commodities. According to IDC the recovery over the next eleven months will not reach the levels of spending ...  Continue Reading

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Anti-piracy bill backer to step down from Commons

    The on-going march by the government towards introducing the digital economy bill cracking down on piracy faces yet another complication with one of the ministers charged with driving the legialsation through announcing plans to step down. Sion ...  Continue Reading

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    TSG acquires Croft Technology

    Acquisitive Sage house Technology Services Group has acquired fellow Tyneside-based firm Croft Technology for an undisclosed sum and is planning to make additional purchases. This is the twenty third acquisition made by TSG since ex-Sage boss ...  Continue Reading