• February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Is it just me...

    Tongue firmly in cheek for this one, but is it just me or do you get the feeling that Friday's just aren't quite what they used to be? The fun seems to have gone. The day reminds me of that moment you climb a hill or mountain and think the summit ...  Continue Reading

  • February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Ingram Micro reveals progress in the cloud

    Ingram Micro is "actively" assembling a cloud portfolio in EMEA to stake its claim early in the development of the market. The distributor, which last night reported a 12% rise in Q4 sales to $9.88bn and a 7.4% rise in profits $115m, sent...  Continue Reading

  • February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Government suffers major setback in BSF cuts programme

    The government has lost its court case defending its decision to axe building schools for the future (BSF) projects in six local authorities. The BSF programme was cut in July 2010 by Michael Gove, the education secretary, scrapping 700 of the ...  Continue Reading

  • February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Chess Telecom backs off voice provision to BT

    Buy-and-build comms reseller Chess Telecom will now offer voice services to its customers through BT Wholesale after inking amulti-million pound deal with the telco. The dealmeansthe voice requirements of Chess' customer base will in future be ...  Continue Reading

  • February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Vendors urged to be more transparent over software audits

    In the face of increasing software audits vendors have been advised to establish formal programmes to avoid damaging relationships with customers. The amount of activity by vendors keen to catch any lost revenue as a result of unlicensed or pirate ...  Continue Reading

  • February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Microsoft and Nokia. A coalition of the losers?

    The deal between Nokia and Microsoft to make Windows Phone 7 the primary operating system for the mobile phone maker's products is opportune for both businesses, writes Billy MacInnes. As we have seen, Nokia's Symbian OS has been struggling in the ...  Continue Reading

  • February 11, 2011 11 Feb'11

    Nokia, Microsoft deal 'will disrupt' mobile market

    As predicted this week, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop this morning made up with his old boss Steve Ballmer and announced a technology partnership between Microsoft and the struggling Finnish mobility vendor, with the two saying they would "disrupt&...  Continue Reading