December 2011

  • Research: Volatility breeds innovation and efficiency

    With a climate of volatility this year, it's surprising to see that the trend in the IT market is fairly predictable. For 9 months we have observed growth in Storage, Software, Webbooks and Headsets.

  • Goom confirmed as UK managing director at Dimension Data

    Dimension Data has shuffled its senior management team unveiling a fresh face in the managing director chair as well as the solutions and sales director positions. The firm has looked internally f...

  • In-depth: A Statement sticking to plan A

    The Chancellor delivered the 2011 Autumn Statement on 29 November. In the Statement he has kept to the course on which he set out last year, with no adjustment to current overall spending and borro...

  • MicroScope's top stories, week ending 02 December 2011

    A week when cloud predictions again came to the fore and thanks to the Chancellor George Osborne and his Autumn Statement thoughts also turned to the state of the economy. As public sector workers ...

  • Security always seems to start with education

    Back in the days when all that really mattered was plugging your firewall in and switching your anti virus on there were still plenty of people who could not be bothered to protect themselves. Tha...

  • McAfee acquires NitroSecurity to bolster enterprise offerings

    McAfee has acquired NitroSecurity, which specialises in security and information management, to bolster its enterprise product line sealing a relationship with the firm that stretches back more tha...

  • Cloud and consumerisation to dominate the tech landscape

    The next few years are going to be dominated by increased consumerisation and a greater move towards the cloud posing problems for IT administrators and outsourcing specialists alike as greater tec...

  • Mimecast turns fire on mobile world

    Cloud email archiving, continuity and security vendor Mimecasthas turned its attention to the thorny problem of remote and mobile email access, and has extended its mobile services proposition to t...

  • Vodafone acquires UC consultancy Bluefish

    Vodafone's Global Enterprise unithas acquired Reading-based ICT consultancy Bluefish Communications for £3.14m to build up its professional services business. Bluefish will form the basis ofr...

  • HP boss outlines ambitions for software revenue growth

    Hewlett-Packard's CEO has indicated it plans to ramp up the revenues it brings in from the software side of its business. Meg Whitman has been quoted in a German newspaper outlining an ambition to...