• March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    Recession provides chance for skills gap to narrow

    The recession appears to have given the skills gap in the IT industry a chance to close up with the number of trained candidates outstripping the vacancies available. The skills crisis has been an on-going problem for the computer industry.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    Network ignored in IT decision-making

    Over 30% of IT managers, buyers and CIOs are failing to consider the impact of new technology on their networks before buying, even though 74% claim the network is central to their IT strategy, according to new research from Computacenter. ...  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    Sunbelt Software aims to build AV share

    A strategy of building a consumer business alongside cracking the enterprise market is the approach being taken by Sunbelt Software which is looking to take market share from rival anti-virus vendors. The security market has managed to come through...  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    BroadSoft files for $103m IPO

    IP-software developer BroadSoft has become the latest networking sector firm to express an interest in floating on the stock market, giving further impetus to the growing recovery seen in the market. The Maryland-based firm's $103.5m filing follows...  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    SAP bosses pitch up in US with talk of innovation

    The fresh management team at SAP have turned up in Silicon Valley following on the back of an appearance at CeBIT talking of the need to revitalise the company. The Co-CEO's Bill McDermott (pictured) and Jim Hagemann Snabe, who replaced former boss...  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Buying Solutions shelves £1bn voice and data framework

    Buying Solutions hasshelved plans fora public sector voice and data contract worth as much as £1bn to suppliers,becauseit was deemed to be out of synch with the Government's recently published ICT strategy. Earlier this year the CIO Council ...  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    BT Engage IT sharpens the axe for more job cuts

    Afresh round of redundancies at BT Engage IT has seen sales director Nick Wiltshire and commercial director Allan Mulliner leave the firm along with 12 sales account managers. This takes the total headcount reduction close to 150 positions since ...  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Colt enhances VAR services proposition

    Business communications provider Colt has added additional bandwidth and self-monitoring options to its SME voice and internet access bundle, VoIP Access, and updated its partner programme to deliver training, support and reward options to its VAR ...  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Blue Coat takes first steps into virtualisation world

    WAN optimisation vendor Blue Coat is taking its first steps into the virtualisation arena and hopes to cosy up to VMware resellers through its distribution partnership with Arrow. The firm has just launched a line-up of virtual WAN optimisation ...  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    Security market shows strength through the recession

    The security market has remained one of the most robust in the face of the worst recession for sixty years maintaining growth when other sectors experienced deep cuts in their rates of expansion. According to the latest research of the worldwide ...  Continue Reading