• September 12, 2011 12 Sep'11

    Small firms are relieved

    Recently issued figures from the Government have shown that a good number of small businesses are benefitting from Small Business Rate Relief that was doubled last October and which continues until September 2012. Apparently some 330,000 businesses ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    BSA compliance campaign settles on the North East

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has launched a campaign encouraging software licensing compliance in the North East of England as part of its ongoing determination to spread the message about being on the right side of the law across the UK. ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Sage launches developer certfication

    Sage has unveiled a certification process to speed up the validation of developers products that aim to extend the functionality and add value to its accounting products. The decision to introduce a certified solution programme, which is available ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Microsoft scrambles to restore Office 365 services

    More questions will be being asked today over the reliability of Microsoft's cloud service Office 365 after the vendor's hosted software suffered an outage last night. One of the biggest fears most users have around the cloud, along with security, ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Omnisense geopositions everything - can pinpoint a randy cow with military precision

    It's one of the tragedies of the modern technological age. Each new invention is ruined by somebody trying to turn it into a marketing tool. There are other ways of monetizing scientific breakthroughs. What's wrong with good old fashioned porn? ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Redstone cuts deliver bottom line savings

    The cost reduction programme at Redstone is having a positive impact with the firm making a sizable reduction in its pre-tax losses and operating expenses. The networking solutions specialist's report for its last financial year, ended 31 March, ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    MicroScope's top stories week ending 9 September

    Having seen vendor's dominate the headlines in the top five over the last couple of weeks thanks largely to what has been going on with the strategic review at Hewlett-Packard it was a reseller story that grabbed the most attention this week. BT ...  Continue Reading

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Mind the gap

    For the first time since records began it appears that female junior executives are earning as much as their male counterparts. According to a recent (annual) salary survey from the Chartered Management Institute, although progress has been ...  Continue Reading

  • September 08, 2011 08 Sep'11

    2X takes low-cost virtualisation proposition to Citrix VARs

    Desktop and application virtualisationvendor 2X Software plans to lure Citrix Silver Partners to its table with the promise of a lower-cost, easier-to-install brokerage software option. The firm claims to have already doubled its UK and northern ...  Continue Reading

  • September 08, 2011 08 Sep'11

    Meru buys Brit security outfit Identity Networks

    Wireless LAN vendor Meru Networks has acquired Manchester-based security specialist Identity Networks for an undisclosed sum. Identity specialises in providing secure guest and device access management technology, which will now form part of Meru's ...  Continue Reading