MicroScope's top stories, week ending 22 April 2011

Micro Focus CEO walks after a year in the job Nigel Clifford, CEO at UK software player Micro Focus, has been given the heave-ho after just 12 months in the hot seat.

Micro Focus CEO walks after a year in the job

Nigel Clifford, CEO at UK software player Micro Focus, has been given the heave-ho after just 12 months in the hotseat.

Non-executive chairman Kevin Loosemore will take over the running of the company in a new role as executive chairman.

Systemax splits with director over whistleblowing charges

Systemax has forced long serving director Gilbert Fiorentino to stand down following an investigation into whistleblower allegations.

Perkins exiting C2000 to head up Sage small biz unit

Computer 2000 country manager Lee Perkins is preparing to cross the fence into vendor land to head up Sage's small business unit from July.

Computacenter UK product sales floored by gov budget cuts

Government austerity measures took a toll on Computacenter's (CC) UK numbers as product sales fell by double digits in the calendar year to date.

Tablet sales start to eat into laptop, desktop demand

Tablet sales are already being made at the expense of laptop and desktops and the rate of cannibalisation is expected to grow, says YouGov.

Pacey launches credit management consultancy

Barracuda makes lemonade after partner data breach

Skilled IT workers head abroad in hunt for better pay

TSG acquires Sage and Microsoft CRM partner Concentrix

SAP bosses set out determination to remain independent



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