July 2010

  • MicroScope top stories, week ending 2 July

    The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days: Equanet restructure leads to exit of senior staff As part of the ongoing transformation programme to align the busi...

  • Emerson Electric victorious in Chloride bidding battle

    Emerson appears to have won its two year battle to buy UK UPS vendor Chloride after rival bidder ABB today decided not to up its offer. An initial offer made in May 2008 was rejected by Chloride m...

  • Fujitsu to sell professional services via mid-market dealers

    Fujitsu is opening up server and storage consolidation services to mid market resellers that there previously aimed at large corporate and central Government customers. The Server Consolidation As...

  • Business Links bite the dust as the cuts continue

    It was with not a great deal of surprise but a sense of dismay that the news of the axing of Business Links floated across the desk. This network of support centres not only helped establish busin...

  • SAP looks to take reseller numbers back into three figures

    SAP is looking to expand its channel numbers back past 100 after going through a rationalisation process that saw it shed 50 partners at the end of the last quarter. Having reduced its reseller nu...

  • Citrix agrees to stump up millions to settle with tax man

    Citrix could take a hit of up to $15m in its second quarter earnings after the software player came to an agreement with tax authorities in the US. The settlement in principle has been made betwee...

  • Dell KACE sets out indirect ambitions

    Systems management specialist KACE has set its sights on extending its reseller base following on from its acquisition by Dell with a channel refresh waiting in the wings. With a large chunk of it...

  • Gartner cuts IT spending forecast after Euro slide

    Gartner has downgraded its forecast for global IT spending due the slide of the Euro against the US dollar and public sector austerity measures. The market watcher initially predicted growth of 5....