• November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    Social networker Zuckerberg top draw in IT industry

    A survey by our sister ICT sector recruitment site CW jobs has revealed the true power of social networks, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) topping a poll of IT personalities who have most inspired people to work in the industry.  Continue Reading

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    HP to snub Oracle Siebel CRM and move 40k staff to Salesforce?

    HP is reportedly dumping Oracle Siebel's CRM system and penning a deal with Salesforce for 35,000 to 40,000 seats as a precursor to potentially moving wholesale to the new system.  Continue Reading

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    Ex-Westcon boss Shakespeare pops up at Norbain

    IP video and CCTV distributor Norbain has appointed former Westcon EMEA executive vice president Barry Shakespeare as its new managing director to replace chief executive Alun John, who has been managing the firm pending the appointment.  Continue Reading

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    Magirus pledges to drive down Cisco UCS lead times

    Cisco distributor Magirus has claimed it can now bring lead times on Cisco's B-Series Unified Compute blades down to just five days after being certified as the first Cisco UCS B-Series Authorised Configurator in Europe.  Continue Reading

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    SAP to pay Oracle $1.3bn in copyright case

    Oracle might not have got the $4bn to $5bn Larry Ellison (pictured) argued it was due from SAP for copyright infringement, but it has been given the highest awarded payout awarded by a court for a case of this kind at $1.3bn.  Continue Reading

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    Protect and survive

    People are litigious, no more so than in times of crisis when things have a habit of going pear shaped. Directors of companies are particularly in the firing line as shareholders and the authorities seek to examine the detail when something - a ...  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    UK printer market declines in Q3, survey reveals

    Customer interest in managed print services and the fragility of the economy conspired to force down UK printer shipments in Q3. Figures by channel analyst Context revealed that while the market in Western Europe grew 6.5% buoyed by France and ...  Continue Reading