• December 02, 2011 02 Dec'11

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 02 December 2011

    A week when cloud predictions again came to the fore and thanks to the Chancellor George Osborne and his Autumn Statement thoughts also turned to the state of the economy. As public sector workers took to the streets to march against planned changes...  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    Security always seems to start with education

    Back in the days when all that really mattered was plugging your firewall in and switching your anti virus on there were still plenty of people who could not be bothered to protect themselves. That left resellers often embroiled in the task of ...  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    McAfee acquires NitroSecurity to bolster enterprise offerings

    McAfee has acquired NitroSecurity, which specialises in security and information management, to bolster its enterprise product line sealing a relationship with the firm that stretches back more than three years. The privately-held NitroSecurity has...  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    Cloud and consumerisation to dominate the tech landscape

    The next few years are going to be dominated by increased consumerisation and a greater move towards the cloud posing problems for IT administrators and outsourcing specialists alike as greater technology flexibility continues to be the main demand ...  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    Mimecast turns fire on mobile world

    Cloud email archiving, continuity and security vendor Mimecasthas turned its attention to the thorny problem of remote and mobile email access, and has extended its mobile services proposition to the iPhone for the first time. Its new app will give ...  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    Vodafone acquires UC consultancy Bluefish

    Vodafone's Global Enterprise unithas acquired Reading-based ICT consultancy Bluefish Communications for £3.14m to build up its professional services business. Bluefish will form the basis ofr a new UCC practice within the Global Enterprise ...  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2011 01 Dec'11

    HP boss outlines ambitions for software revenue growth

    Hewlett-Packard's CEO has indicated it plans to ramp up the revenues it brings in from the software side of its business. Meg Whitman has been quoted in a German newspaper outlining an ambition to grow the current $5bn it gets from software sales ...  Continue Reading