Short takes on this week's Tech Data news
Quicksilva tool aids NHS data spine preparations
Quicksilva has launched a product designed to help health service organisations affected by the National Programme for IT in the NHS. Spine-in-a-Box allows users to check that their applications will work with the NHS data spine by providing an environment that mimics the NHS spine responses, allowing risk-free testing.
Handheld device maker Symbol is to discontinue two devices based on Palm OS. The decision was made in response to European Union environmental regulations and a growing demand from users for Windows Mobile devices.
Seagate develops hard drive encryption
Hard drive manufacturer Seagate has developed hardware encryption technology to help users protect corporate and personal information. Seagate Drivetrust Technology allows users to secure and manage private data using passwords.
Business Objects plans enhancements in 2007
Business Objects is to release an enhanced version of its business intelligence application Business Objects XI Release 2 in the second half of next year.