September 2011 | Archive by Month | MicroscopeUK | Page 7

September 2011

  • CEO's embrace social media but lack strategy

    Though some employees are still denied access to social media sites in their workplace due to security and productivity concerns, but despite that clampdown CEOS do appreciate the importance of soc...

  • FAST kicks off piracy education campaign across Wales

    The Federation Against Software Theft has set its sights on cracking software piracy in Wales through an education campaign that is being targeted at Trading Standards. The 'Software - Stay Legal'...

  • GFI launches reseller expansion plans with Sigma deal

    GFI software has announced a partnership deal with Sigma Software Distribution as part of its strategy to increase the number of multi solution reseller partners considerably in the next year, writ...

  • Intel boss looks to mobile future

    Intel has given the clearest signal yet that it believes a large part of the future lies in mobile technology after outlining plans to work with Google and develop products for the next wave of net...

  • To expense or not to expense

    According to expense management firm Concur, around 20 per cent of small firms don't really know what they're paying staff in expenses. Further, they also aren't sure of how to claim tax relief on ...

  • Imago turnover bolstered by strong VC demand

    Strong demand for video conferencing has helped bolster turnover for audio visual distributor Imago Group, writes Linda Endersby. Imago reported that its most recent financial results show growth ...

  • Document management moves beyond the back office

    With the extension of compliance regulations and the need for faster and more precise customer communication the role of document management is stepping out of the back office shadows. Traditional...

  • Government to ask Google to do more to fight piracy

    The UK government is to call on search engines such as Google, advertisers and credit card companies to join the fight against online software piracy. These organisations should take reasonable st...

  • Tech Entrepreneurs Week - how you could win fifty grand for your start up

    Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is to be the head of the Head of Jury in December's Tech Entrepreneurs Week. He's giving a speech too. But that's not why I'll be on the edge of my seat. I won...

  • Brand Protection top priority when protecting payment data

    Protecting brand and revenues are the drivers pushing retailers towards embracing the credit card data compliance requirements, writes Linda Endersby. According to the Payment Security Practices a...

  • HP extends Autonomy bid timetable

    The deadline for acceptances of HP's bid for Autonomy is being extended after the first closing day passed yesterday without coming to a conclusion. There are doubts that anyone is likely to bette...

  • Software and services sector remains confident

    The software and services (SITS) sector remains confident that the next 12 months are going to be a positive in both profits and staff expansion, reports Linda Endersby. According to the latest su...

  • The Apprentice

    The Government has announced a package of measures that cut red tape for employers that may helpget more apprentices into the workplace, Under the measures, employers that contract directly wit...

  • VMWorld Europe award fame beckons

    The channel quite rightly revels in awards, they show the world just how good the quality is out there in reseller land, so for those with a virtualisation expertise now is the time to dust down th...

  • FAST reveals depressing user attitude to software piracy

    Users might have been encouraged to whistleblow on software piracy at work but are unlikely to speak out because they are unaware that there is specific legislation on the statute books to protect ...

  • Tech Data expands software design muscle with Man and Machine buy

    Consolidation in the channel continues with Tech Data picking up distribution assets from Man and Machine to give it a greater penetration of the design software market. Man and Machine, which is ...

  • In-depth: The channel goes on Tour

    The channel is full of people with passions as deep as their respect for technology with the focus this week falling on those that share an interest in road cycling.

  • HP takes wraps off enterprise security division

    Hewlett-Packard has formed a security division in order to ensure it is offering the best product, advice and protection to enterprise customers that continue to struggle in the face of growing thr...

  • IT recruitment remains steady

    McGregor Boyall, specialist financial services recruiter, has published its latest IT recruitment report showing that hiring requirements are still significantly down on 2010, writes Linda Endersby...

  • HP's Autonomy deal keeps M&A activity going

    Mergers and acquisitions watcher Regent has reported a significant number of deals last month with the HP billion dollar move for Autonomy taking the lion's share of the headlines, writes Linda End...