• September 22, 2011 22 Sep'11

    Micro Focus trading ahead of expectations

    The consequences of taking down the for sale signs appear to have been positive for Micro Focus with the UK software specialist beating its own trading expectations. The firm holds its AGM today with the Group executive chairman Kevin Loosemore ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2011 22 Sep'11

    Sabio Network arm teams up with Gamma

    Contact centre and UC reseller Sabio has hooked up with IP telephony services provider Gamma Telecom to integrate its SIP trunking services with Avaya telephony platforms. The duo say this will provide customers with a fully integrated enterprise ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2011 22 Sep'11

    BT says it DID deliver a £12bn IT system to the NHS. But they were out

    The ill-fated £11.4 billion National Programme for IT, set up in 2002, is to be "urgently dismantled" following criticism that it is not value for taxpayers' money. After an official review, the "one size fits all" ...  Continue Reading

  • September 22, 2011 22 Sep'11

    Sleeping with the enemy?

    It's dangerous territory but a recent survey from Staffbay, a jobs website, found that a good number of respondents were happy to (try to) sleep their way to the top. Not surprisingly, men came out as indicating that 30 per cent would undertake this...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2011 21 Sep'11

    Is Gmail a bad advert for cloud computing?

    I'm constantly amazed as the omnipotent power of marketing in IT. Mumbo jumbo really has conquered the world. If you repeat a lie often enough, people will inevitably start to believe it and pass it on. You wanna get a solar panel, they'll say. I ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2011 21 Sep'11

    Westcoast to launch reseller unified comms package

    Westcoast has announced the imminent launch of a VARunified communications (UC)offering tying together some of its key comms and networking vendor partners. The Lync-centric platform, to be unveiled to the channel in early October, will bring ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2011 21 Sep'11

    BT offers £15 grand kickstart for small businesses

    BT is launching a new leasing scheme through its BT Local Business arm, offering start-ups up to £15,000 worth of ICT kit to get them off the ground. The telco intends for the plan, which will be open to anyfirmtrading for under three years, ...  Continue Reading