October 2008 | Archive by Month | MicroscopeUK | Page 4

October 2008

  • SEC probes Jobs heart attack

    US financial regulators are said to be investigating the possibility that last week’s report that Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack was an attempt to manipulate Apple’s stock price for financi...

  • SAP shares slide following gloomy prelim statement

    Warnings from SAP that its business took a hit in the third quarter sent the vendors shares plummeting and indicated that most of the confidence that had been washing around the high-end of the sof...

  • British Chambers of Commerce calls for confidence

    The British Chambers of Commerce, which earlier this summer reported that things were looking tough, has issued its latest quarterly survey indicating that recession has arrived for its members.

  • Cash injection prompts AMD split

    AMD looks set to become a design house after using an investment of up to $8.4bn from the government of Abu Dhabi, acting through the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), to spin out its ...

  • British Chambers of Commerce warns of recession and calls for more government action to help SMEs

    The British Chambers of Commerce, which earlier this summer reported that things were looking tough, has issued its latest quarterly survey indicating that recession has arrived for its members.

  • SAP shares slide after gloomy Q3 preliminary statement

    Warnings from SAP that its business took a hit in the third quarter sent the vendors shares plummeting and indicated that most of the confidence that had been washing around the high-end of the sof...

  • FSC turns to train to avoid air freight

    In a move that could set an example to other vendors Fujitsu Siemens Computers has completed its first shipment from China to Germany by train. The vendor has switched to rail because it is a gree...

  • DataCore expolits LeftHand uncertianty

    Virtualisation player DataCore has lined up a programme to wooLeftHand Networks’ resellers with software discounts and rebates in a bid to unsettlethe rival’s channel following the proposed acquisi...

  • Fujitsu Siemens turns to train to avoid air freight

    In a move that could set an example to other vendors Fujitsu Siemens Computers has completed its first shipment from China to Germany by train.

  • DataCore exploits LeftHand channel uncertainty

    Virtualisation player DataCore has lined up a programme to woo LeftHand Networks' resellers with software discounts and rebates in a bid to unsettle the rival's channel following the proposed acqui...

  • 2e2 completes acquisition of Netstore

    Integrator 2e2 has today finalised the acquisition of security and managed services provider Netstore for £57m. The completion of the deal, tabled in the summer,will add around £50m to ...

  • Corel warns of tougher times to come

    Corel has joined the lengthening list of vendors displaying caution about the rest of the year. The software vendor was able to announce higher profits for its third fiscal quarter ended 31 August...

  • IBM increases focus on SME security tools

    IBM has introduced software which it claims can help mid-sized companies combat external and internal web security threats and help them to comply with mandatory regulations.

  • Corel profits up but indications of tougher quarter to come

    Corel has joined the lengthening list of vendors displaying caution about the rest of the year.

  • Energy costs growing at a worrying speed

    Businesses are fighting an uphill battle to contain and reduce power consumption in data centres. Figures from IDC reveal the amount of energy they require is "climbing at a worrying speed" and ro...

  • BSA announces settlements and files a court order

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has continued to keep thepressure on those failing to use legal software after announcing a handful oflsuccessful cases in its fight against unlicensed products...

  • Logitech signs Enta as OEM distributor

    Enta Technologies has become an OEM distributor for Logitechhandling the range of peripherals including keyboard and mice. Jon Atherton, vice president at Enta Technology, said that the addition o...

  • Financing still on the table for the channel

    Microsoft used its partner event yesterday to stress the importance of its financial offering with David Mitchell, senior vice president of IT research at Ovum, pointing out that deals using financ...

  • BSA announces settlements and files court order as part of on-going fight to protect IP rights

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has continued to keep the pressure on those failing to use legal software after announcing a handful of successful cases in its fight against unlicensed products.

  • Veeam arrives in UK looking to build two tier channel

    Virtualisation management specialist Veeam Software has pitched up in the UK with plans to appoint a distributor and build a channel.