• September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    HP emerges victorious in 3Par bidding war

    The protracted bidding war between Hewlett-Packard and Dell over storage vendor 3Par has concluded this afternoon after Dell bowed out of the bidding process, saying it had "ended its discussions regarding a potential acquisition".  Continue Reading

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    Oracle ordered to pay costs in grey trading case

    Following last week's Court of Appeal judgment in favour of reseller M-Tech, which was accused of importing greySun Microsystems hardware, Sun owner Oracle has now been ordered to repay costs of £85,000.  Continue Reading

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    IT jobs market still in doldrums

    The IT jobs market remains stuck in the doldrums, according to annual figures from recruitment specialists at Hays, with the dip in public sector sales unlikely to help matters.  Continue Reading

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    European firms cough up £6.5m in software piracy costs

    European businesses caught using unlicensed software have had to splash out £6.5m in the first half of this year as they settle with the Business Software Alliance (BSA) and buy the required licenses to get legal.  Continue Reading

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    DSGi sales up but B2B reseller biz finds life tough

    DSG International had a comparatively rosy start to the year with sales fuelled by rising demand for televisions prior to the World Cup and early exclusive rights to the iPad but it confirmed that the B2B market remained challenging.  Continue Reading

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    Outsourcery, Nokia launch OCS scheme

    Hosted IT services, UC specialist and Microsoft Gold partner Outsourcery has hooked up with Nokia through its in Partnership programme to push sales of the mobile version of Microsoft OCS.  Continue Reading

  • September 02, 2010 02 Sep'10

    Sage signs up Westcoast

    Westcoast has been signed up by Sage as its fourth UK distributor selling the software vendor's products from next Monday. The distributor is being given the chance to sell boxed product into retailers, licenses and support to the reseller community...  Continue Reading