• January 05, 2011 05 Jan'11

    Is Extreme Networks the unsung hero of the applications revolution?

    Here's Tina Green, who earns billions every year as the big name at retail giant Arcadia. That bloke next to her is her husband, Philip. Philip Green was on TV recently, being interviewed about his multi billion pound retail empire. He was treated ...  Continue Reading

  • January 05, 2011 05 Jan'11

    Griffin jettisons VoIP services unit

    Business internet services provider Griffin has sold off the VoIP assets that it acquired when it bought Fused Group last October. Griffinrescued DSL and leased line specialist Fused from administration in a pre-pack deal, but its hosted VoIP ...  Continue Reading

  • January 05, 2011 05 Jan'11

    Signature legislation changes on European horizon

    We're a long way from wax seals and a simple 'x' on a piece of paper to prove authenticity of a document. Even so, the European Union is planning to change the E-Signatures Directive this year so that businesses will be encouraged to use electronic ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Thinking positive

    It only took about ten minutes before it felt like the Christmas break had never happened and normal service was resumed. Most people who went back to work today will have felt the same and look out across the train and tube carriages and at the ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Alcatel-Lucent makes an epic PR cock-up

    Just occasionally, a PR cock-up comes around that has journalists goggling at their screens in disbelief.  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Dell keeps acquisition spree going with SecureWorks buy

    The new year is just a few days old but already the acquisitions have begun, with Dell announcing plans to buy SecureWorks. The Texas-based PC giant spent $876m buying Compellent Technologies last month and is looking to follow that up with a ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Bandwidth and uptime top corporate network concerns

    Keeping netyworks ticking over and maintaining uptime and availability will remain the biggest concerns for corporate customers during 2011, according to research conducted on behalf of Ipswitch's Network Management Division. A survey of 100,000 ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Cloud tipped as main growth area

    Cloud is being tipped as one of the major growth areas this year as vendors try to place their bets of where the growth in the channel will be coming from. With 2011 likely to remain a tough trading environment the prospects of sales around cloud ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Daisy rebrands distribution units for New Year

    Acquisitive networking and comms provider Daisy Group has formally rebranded its distribution units, Anglia Telecom and Fone Logistics, as Daisy Distributionfollowing a lengthy integration process. The unit, which be run out of the former Anglia ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Tech industry gets gongs in New Year Honours list

    Alongside well-known names such as singerAnnie Lennox and actor Bert Kwuok, the IT sector was handed a few gongs in the 2011 New Year Honours list. Among the 900 recipients lining up outside Buckingham Palace will be the chairman of outsourcing and ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    VAT rise kicks in to add to the high street challenge

    The chancellor George Osborne has described the VAT rise as a permanent structural tax countering those hopes that, given the ongoing tough economic environment, the government might reconsider the changes introduced today. VAT has risen by 2.5% to ...  Continue Reading

  • January 04, 2011 04 Jan'11

    Some say he's the Stig (others call him Ben)

    The highly publicised case that the BBC brought last year to keep the identity of the Stig secret is another illustration as to why contracts need to be carefully written. As we all now know, Ben Collins has been identified as being the Stig ...  Continue Reading