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February 2010

  • Kaspersky extends deal registration across reseller base

    Security specialist Kaspersky Lab has extended deal registration benefits across its entire channel base to protect the business discovered by its smaller partners. The vendor has reacted to the d...

  • Netgear reverses year-on-year losses

    Networking vendor Netgear is heading back to profitability after posting GAAP net income of $7.9m (£5.04m) for the three months ending on 31 December 2009, up from a GAAP net loss of $7.3m at...

  • FAST views government IT cuts as chance to promote SAM

    The government plans to save billions of pounds through the more efficient use of IT have been seen as an opportunity to put software asset management into practice. The pledges made by the Labour...

  • Acer Q4 profits and sales up

    Acer has reported a double digit rebound in fourth quarter net profits with operating income climbing to an all time high, indicating thatone of the toughest recessions on record is drawing to an e...

  • WStore founder and boss Price departs

    WStore UK managing director Tony Price has quietly bid farewell to the business he founded after eleven years in charge. His departure was not unexpected after WStore was acquired last summer by ...

  • Mobile data traffic set to grow 39-fold by 2014

    Cisco has provided further evidence that smartphone technology will become a dominant force in the data industry after revealing the results of its Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Foreca...

  • NetSuite takes potshot at SAP following CEO exit

    SAP's senior management must have been expecting it but the move by rivals to exploit the current uncertainty stemming from the surprise departure of the CEO Leo Apotheker has started. Leading the...

  • How to succeed in Managed Services

    MicroScope, in association with Kaseya, will be holding a complimentary seminar at the exceptional Sofitel London St James hotel on the 18 March. We'd like to invite you to attend this industry ev...

  • Dell abandoning broadline distie strategy

    Dell appears to have abandoned the idea of luring broadline distributors with a pan-European contract in favour of appointing country specific nationals and specialists. In spring last year Dell us...

  • Cisco and Tandberg show off video roadmap

    Cisco and Tandberg have outlined further details of their technology roadmap prior to formal regulatory approval, which is expected sometime during the first half of calendar 2010. The two compani...

  • ACEs 2009: A night to remember

    A look back at 2009's Aces Some photos to remind you of a wonderful evening of winning, fun and entertainment. We look forward to seeing you at this year's event in May. -1) { var key = parms[i]....

  • Five minute interview: Cliff Fox, SICL

    MicroScope puts its questions to Cliff Fox, managing director at systems integrator SICL What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? Best advice: "Look right, look left, l...

  • Analysis: Learning from Hasso the priority for SAP co-CEOs

    One of the challenges for any vendor having lost its CEO in surprising circumstances is to come out into the daylight to explain what happened and just where things go from here. So it's no surpri...

  • Trend Micro moves SME security into cloud to boost margins

    Trend Micro is emphasising the cheaper installation and services costs as it launches a hosted version of its Worry Free SME targeted security product. Resellers will be able to reduce the cost of...

  • Dell EqualLogic adds CMS Peripherals to UK channel

    Dell has finally spoken out about its appointment of CMS Peripherals and the plans to take its EqualLogic storage range to a wider community of resellers. Last week it emerged that CMS had starte...

  • SAP looks to rebuild trust and win back users after CEO change

    SAP's co-founder and chairman of the supervisory board has talked of the need to quickly restore trust following the surprise departure yesterday of CEO Leo Apotheker. In a conference call Hasso P...

  • BT jumps the gun on Cameron broadband pledge

    BT has jumped the gun on the Conservative party's broadband election pledge after revealing it is now in talks with the comms regulator, Ofcom, to open up its underground duct network to allow riva...

  • Education budgets on track for fiscal 2010 says RM

    RM says it has made "good progress" across all three of its business divisions in the seasonally weaker first half of fiscal 2010 and remains confident that education budgets will hold st...

  • Five minute interview: David Blackman, Acronis

    MicroScope puts its questions to David Blackman, general manager, northern Europe, at Acronis What is the best/worst advice you have received and from whom? Best: you will never go wrong taking ...

  • Pressure growing to give cloud attacks more legal penalities

    The pressure could be mounting to redraw the legal penalties for hacking into a cloud system with the current consequences for targeting hosted data not reflecting the potential damage caused by su...