• January 18, 2011 18 Jan'11

    Ecommerce revenues rise but so do fraud fears

    Ecommerce specialists have expressed fears that their fraud budgets are remaining stagnant in the face of inctreasing attempts by criminals to short change them. According to the latest research from CyberSource, a Visa company, 59% of etailers ...  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2011 18 Jan'11

    Norris sticks to his guns

    Back in 2002, on the occasion of MicroScope's 20th anniversary, Computacenter CEO Mike Norris said: "I've got a great job that I still enjoy doing and get well paid for it...I look forward to being a valuable contributor to your 30th ...  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2011 18 Jan'11

    Mobile ringtone advertising sounds like a nightmare

    The world of Minority Report is moving closer... New research from the industry soothsayers at Juniper Researchsuggests that the ringback tone advertising market is set to increase in value to $780m per annum by 2015. Ringback tone advertising is a ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    Resellers lack coherent cloud plan

    The vast majority of resellers have stilled not yet developed a cloud offering for customers. According to a survey from security distributor ComputerLinks around 64% of resellers are still not selling cloud services. The survey also showed that 22%...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    Apple boss Steve Jobs to take medical leave

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs is to temporarilystep back from the day-to-day running of the company for medical reasons, handing over control to COO Tim Cook. In an emailcirculated amongApple employees, Jobs said: "At my request, the board of directors ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    IT's war, then again, maybe it's not

    Surprise, surprise, a report by the OECD into cyber security threats has recommended the media, suppliers and everyone in the IT security ecosystem should tone down the rhetoric. Professor Peter Sommer of the London School of Economics, who ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    Aastra targets Microsoft, HP Networking channels

    Comms vendor Aastra will be leaning on new distribution partner Westcoast to target Microsoft and HPresellers looking to branch out into telecoms sales, according to UK and Ireland managing director Alan Reeve. The PBXspecialist was selected last ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    Ingram Micro picks up Anomalous contract

    Ingram Micro has added another networking firm to its expanding comms portfolio in the shape of cloud networking software developer Anomalous Networks. The Canadian start-up, which has been going since 2009, offers a cloud-based network management ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    Security attacks could create 'perfect storm'

    With nation state led cyber attacks becoming a feature of the security landscape the OECD has warned that combined with a natural disaster hackers could exploit a perfect storm to wreak chaos. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    Claims for Coldstore savings have enormous Veracity

    The Veracity Coldstore. It's the Carlos Tevez of storage. It's not exactly pretty, but you're not buying it for its image rights. You want it because it'll give you a fabulous return on your investment. Gooaallllll! UK company Veracity has ...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    A spoonful of Baggs

    Have you too have been left idle on a Wednesday night since The Apprentice finished? If, like me, you've been itching for morepearls of wisdomfrom our favourite contestantoff last year's show, one Stuart Baggs, then itch no more, for help is at hand...  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2011 17 Jan'11

    National Minimum Wage and travelling

    New regulations from 1 January 2011 are going to affect how employers pay those who are close to the National Minimum Wage. A good number of temporary workers are paid at or just above the National Minimum Wage and of these, a number receive ...  Continue Reading

  • January 14, 2011 14 Jan'11

    Public sector voices challenges of moving to the Cloud

    Public sector organisations' migration to cloud-based services is being held up bybudget cuts, lingering doubts over data security and complex application environments. This was according to a Trustmarque roundtable that gathered talking heads from...  Continue Reading