November 2010 | Archive by Month | MicroscopeUK | Page 12

November 2010

  • 365 iT buys Fox IT

    Basingstoke-based reseller 365 iT has notched up its fifth acquisition in four years by snapping up small service management and governance specialist Fox IT. Founded in 2005, 365 iT employs 120 s...

  • Serco backs down in bid to pass on government cuts

    Up until this point most of the large government suppliers have towed the line and signed memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the government, but Serco has taken a different line looking to pass...

  • Fortinet may be next buy for Big Blue

    Fresh from theclosure of its acquisition of Blade Network Technologies at the end of last week, IBM's eyes are turning to pastures new, according to reports. Big Blue is now understood to be in adv...

  • IBM puts cloud under services wing

    IBM has repositioned its approach to selling cloud computing, putting sales of the technology under the umbrella of its services division. Big Blue is also recognising user fears around a wholesale...

  • ANS bags NetApp expertise with Alpha buy

    ANS Group has forked out £4.85m to acquire fellow London and Manchester-based data storage and netork solution specialist Alpha Business Computers. The deal, funded by ANS' cash reserves, wi...

  • Perhaps we can learn something from the 1950s

    A few weeks ago, some of you may have noticed a bunch of faux-vintage print advertisements for modern-day social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype. The posters were created by a Brazilia...

  • Here comes Pinocchio

    According to a recent survey of over 1200 peopleby recruitment website HireScores, many lie in interviews to get the job. Whilst there are harmless white lies and dirty deceitful black lies, which ...

  • Five minute interview: Alex Teh, Vigil Software

    MicroScope puts its questions to Alex Teh, commercial director of Vigil Software What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? The best advice I received came from one of the fou...