• August 10, 2010 10 Aug'10

    Next HP boss must signal networking commitment

    The news of Mark Hurd's resignation from the hotseat at Hewlett-Packard will continue to ripple through the industry this week, and is already causing concern among some network watchers.  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    Skype files for IPO

    By Billy MacInnes High-profile VoIP service Skype has filed for an initial public offering as it seeks to strengthen revenues in four different areas going forward, including increasing its adoption among business users. The plan to ...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    Nowhere for Dell to hide from poor Q2 performance in UK - Gartner

    By Paul Kunert The gradual recovery in the UK PC arena has clearly bypassed the one-time market dominator Dell as sales across all segments collapsed in the second quarter. Overall, more than 2.8 million units were shipped in the three months, up ...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    Can you tell what it is yet? A journalist's lament

    It's a sad yet inevitable fact of life in this sort of game that a lot of the same old stories come around again and again. Take the good old technology partnership, a stalwart in these parts; two vendors, both alike in dignity, in fairMaidenhead ...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    Azlan Avaya push to be lead by ex-Opal man

    Azlan has revealed itself as the latest distributor to take on Avaya's full line-up in the UK, and is adding formerOpal distribution head and Avaya SMB boss Graham Bunting as Avaya Business Leader. Bunting joined Opal in March of this year, where he...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    IT workers want proft sharing schemes

    Over 50% of British IT workers believe their productivity would be enhanced if they were given the option to share in profits or take ownership stakes in their company's. An annual survey of workplace attitudes conductedby Kelly Services quizzed ...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    RM Academy deal a sign of the times

    It is a sign of leaner times in the public sector that education IT supplier RM this morning issued a statement to detail its win of a (2.5m British pounds) project at Landau Forte Academy in Staffordshire. The Academy system will become vital to ...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    UK banks seek to deflect complaints over business loans

    By Billy MacInnes The UK's big six banks have established a taskforce to look at the issue of providing finance to businesses even though they continue to claim companies have become less willing to seek loans. The chairman of HSBC, Stephen Green,...  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    Former soft porn actress implicated in Hurd's downfall

    A former soft-core porn actress and reality game show contestant has been identified as the one-time marketing contractor at HP whose relationship with CEO Mark Hurd led to his downfall.  Continue Reading

  • August 09, 2010 09 Aug'10

    WatchGuard CEO highlights need for total UTM speed stats

    WatchGuard has raised the gauntlet to its UTM rivals by promoting its tactic of detailing the performance of the entire unit with all the functions switched on. The typical way of promoting a UTM is to focus on firewall performance but to gloss ...  Continue Reading