Business Intelligence Tools and Services

  • May 01, 2012 01 May'12

    ACS guzzles Microsoft, Cisco partner Fabric Technologies

    Software and services provider ACS has bought City of London-based Microsoft Gold Partner and managed services provider Fabric Technologies Ltd for £4.6m.

  • May 01, 2012 01 May'12

    Microsoft volume licensing changes will cause price hikes

    Microsoft has revealed the impact of the changes its volume licensing programme will have on prices with UK partners facing the prospect of double-digit rises.

  • April 30, 2012 30 Apr'12

    M-hance launches first graduate recruitment scheme

    Microsoft software house m-hance has teamed up with specialist recruiters Discovery Graduates to launch its first graduate recruitment scheme.

  • April 30, 2012 30 Apr'12

    Advanced advances on mobile BI market

    Business application and services provider Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) is moving into the competitive hardware market with the launch of a solution set that will couple a new mobile BI package with handsets, tablet devices and airtime ...

  • April 25, 2012 25 Apr'12

    Drop in rich license sales hit Symantec

    Weaker than expected licenses sales were highlighted as a concern by Symantec as it provided preliminary results for its fourth fiscal quarter.

  • April 25, 2012 25 Apr'12

    Cloud business delivering stellar growth for SAP

    Some in the channel continue to believe that cloud is hype but those working at SAP can thank demand for services in that area for boosting the bottom line.

  • April 24, 2012 24 Apr'12

    Ipswitch acquisition beefs up app management capabilities

    IT management software vendor Ipswitch has picked up web app specialist iOpus Software for an undisclosed sum. The firm, which will become part of Ipswitch's Network Management Division, focuses on cloud-based web application performance testing and...

  • April 23, 2012 23 Apr'12

    ReadSoft reads out SME channel ambitions

    Back office automation software vendor ReadSoft is making a move on the SME market after unveiling a new online version of its product designed to be sold as a SaaS application in the cloud.

  • April 20, 2012 20 Apr'12

    Sage midmarket boss Greg Ford heads to Version One

    Software vendor Version One has poached ex-Sage midmarket boss to be its new managing director after Julian Buck announced he was stepping down from the role.

  • April 20, 2012 20 Apr'12

    Xbox dip takes shine off Microsoft performance

    The core parts of Microsoft's operations delivered the numbers for the vendor which saw the performance of its entertainment division, powered by the Xbox, tumble in its third fiscal quarter.

  • April 18, 2012 18 Apr'12

    BSA anti-piracy campaign hits Reading

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) attempts to educate customers about the need to pay for the software is pitching up in Reading.

  • April 17, 2012 17 Apr'12

    Mobile projects failing to get user support

    With more firms planning to invest in mobile projects to enable staff to work on the move it's becoming clearer what attributes customers are looking for in potential suppliers.

  • April 16, 2012 16 Apr'12

    Software resellers named to Pro5 public sector framework

    A grand total of 12 resellers have been named to the Pro5 public sector buying consortium's new software and associated services framework, which covers over 200 local authorities and public sector organisations across the country, with two firms, ...

  • April 16, 2012 16 Apr'12

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 13 April 2012

    Kelway gets LAR status with BSS buy Kelway has added Microsoft Large Account Reseller status to its credentials after acquiring Ireland's major (LAR) BSS. BSS, with operations in both Belfast and Dublin, is one of the largest LARs in Ireland expands...

  • April 13, 2012 13 Apr'12

    Microsoft's Gordon Frazer swaps UK MD role for Chinese post

    Long-standing Microsoft UK managing director Gordon Frazer is packing his bags and heading for China to take up the post of regional COO, following a reshuffle at the software vendor's Greater China Region operation, which covers China, Hong Kong ...