MicroScope's top stories, week ending 8 June 2012

Android may falter if Microsoft, Apple strategies pay off.

Android may falter if Microsoft, Apple strategies pay off

Analyst house IDC has suggested that the Android smartphone and tablet operating system's marketshare is on the verge of peaking this year, and will begin to decline.

In its latest quarterly research on the state of the mobile phone market, IDC said that Android would maintain its commanding leadership for at least the next five years.

Dell ups Premier Partner sales targets

Dell Premier Partners will be expected to do $1.5m (£967,964) worth of business with the vendor if they want to remain at the highest PartnerDirect level beyond 31 January 2013.

Microsoft trims back volume licensing price changes

Microsoft has revealed the volume licensing price changes that come into force next month are not going to be as high as originally feared.

Trustmarque to deploy Splunk

Infrastructure and software solutions VAR Trustmarque, has signed an agreement with software provider Splunk to augment its data services proposition.

ShoreTel orders up Pattie to run distribution

UC vendor ShoreTel named a trio of ex-Avaya execs to its regional leadership team, among them former UK reseller boss Darren Pattie, who joins to head up EMEA distribution.

Veeam ready to pass on leads from free Backup

UK legal sector ripe for cyber-attack, warn experts

Coraid appointment to target EMEA growth

Brighton hospital trust slammed by ICO

Ingram gets Crucial and Lexar brands

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