Business Intelligence Tools and Services

  • May 25, 2012 25 May'12

    Dell looks to integrate Wyse resellers into PartnerDirect

    Having wrapped up the acquisition of Wyse Dell has made integrating resellers from the thin client specialist into its own channel programme a priority.

  • May 24, 2012 24 May'12

    FAST takes anti-piracy education to London police

    The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) is pitching up in the capital next month with the aim of educating law enforcement specialists about the need to prevent software piracy.

  • May 24, 2012 24 May'12

    HP slashes staff, restructures as profits plunge 31%

    HP has announced plans to ditch 27,000 jobs, or 8% of its workforce, and will embark on a radical restructuring programme in a bid to cut costs of between $3bn to $3.5bn (£1.9bn to £2.2bn) over the next two years.

  • May 24, 2012 24 May'12

    Mike Lynch leaves HP as Autonomy sales fall flat

    Autonomy boss Mike Lynch, who joined the company last year when his business was acquired for $10.2bn, is among the more high profile names heading for the exit after HP announced plans to slash 27,000 jobs over the next two years.

  • May 23, 2012 23 May'12

    Michael Dell pins Windows 8 hopes on consumer upgrades

    Michael Dell has spoken of his hopes for the upcoming launch of Microsoft Windows 8, saying that although enterprise buyers were still in the process of upgrading to Windows 7 and would tend to hold off, there were early signs of a massive refresh ...

  • May 23, 2012 23 May'12

    InTechnology extends health expertise

    InTechnology has boosted its credentials as a supplier to the heath sector after acquiring and investing in a tele health and software firm. The cloud specialist has picked up United Tele health and taken a substantial stake in software producer ...

  • May 17, 2012 17 May'12

    Mindjet makes UK channel appointment

    Collaboration software specialist Mindjet has recruited four new channel managers in its UK, Northern Europe and Emerging Markets region after reporting a 19% increase in core European markets in 2011 with the Netherlands and Nordics representing ...

  • May 15, 2012 15 May'12

    Software piracy costing the UK £1.2bn

    The amount of money being lost to software piracy has reached £1.2bn in the UK with a quarter of users admitting to being on the wrong side of the law.

  • May 11, 2012 11 May'12

    HP and Avnet team up to ease cloud deployment process

    HP and Avnet have given partners a sneak peek at a server, software and services bundle called Cloud-in-a-Box, a new solution designed to ease the software development and testing process for end-users.

  • May 09, 2012 09 May'12

    Cloud Distribution to expand Vyatta UK presence

    Cloud Distribution has announced a new partnership with Vyatta, vendor of software-based networking for virtual and cloud environments.

  • May 04, 2012 04 May'12

    Column: Losing count of the Oracle court cases

    I wonder if, like me, you have lost count of the high profile court cases Oracle is embroiled in. The case with Google concerning Java and Android that is currently hogging the headlines is easy to remember and there's also the one with HP over ...

  • May 04, 2012 04 May'12

    Oracle looks for $777m from SAP in retrial

    The spat between SAP and Oracle over the damages that should be paid after the code-stealing of German software giant's Tomorrow Now division continues to rumble on.

  • May 03, 2012 03 May'12

    Virtualisation spending rising on back of VDI demand

    The demand for virtualisation has started to head back to the levels enjoyed in 2010 as customers start to roll out desktop projects. For the first time in the best part of two years the market in Q2 showed a 5.4% increase in those IT ...

  • May 03, 2012 03 May'12

    Awareness growing but software license education still needed

    An increasing number of customers are starting to accept that their software licensing is a mess and they need to use tools to ensure they are on top of their affairs but the channel still needs to educate the vast number about the need to be ...

  • May 02, 2012 02 May'12

    Opinion: SAM - The service provider's gold mine

    Software Asset Management (SAM) needs an informed reseller supporting the technology to ensure that the customer gets the best out of it, according to Sean Robinson, director of License Dashboard.