MicroScope's top stories, week ending 10 September 2010
The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days.
Better Capital acquires Calyx debts
Last Friday private equity firm Better Capital acquired the bank debts for Calyx Group from Anglo Irish Bank and placed the services-based networking reseller into administration.
SCC acquires Kavanagh
Bracknell-based integrator Kavanagh was sold to SCC for an undisclosed sum with managing director Rob Campbell standing down immediately.
HP files lawsuit against Hurd, Oracle responds aggressively
Following the news that Oracle had hird ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd, HP has filed a lawsuit in California for breach of contract.
Calyx administrators proclaim business as usual
A statement put out on behalf of networking integrator Calyx claimed the business will run "as normal" with no redundancies made while the administrators seek a buyer.
Euler inflicts first credit insurance cut on public sector player
Euler Hermes is viewing resellers dependent on the public purse with caution and has already taken the knife to one mid-sized business that is heavily focused on the government space.
Best of the blogs
This week, Network Noise reported on the progress of a new broadband installation and found that while the connection was good, there was a problem with the supplied equipment.
Meanwhile Reseller Radar asked what will become of the DSGi reseller business after the firm rebranded as Dixons Retail, and Quicke off the Mark explored some of the key trends in remote working.