MicroScope's top stories, week ending 26 November 2010
The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days:
Computacenter MD Walsh: why I resigned
Outgoing Computacenter managing director Simon Walsh told MicroScope he tendered his resignation after weighing up the short to medium term prospects for getting the role as CEO and
Nortel falls out with VoIP unit buyer
Nortel has fell out with Genband over the purchase price of its carrier VoIP and applications solutions (CVAS) unit, claiming Genband was trying to reduce the price.
Novell sold to Attachmate for $2.2bn
Services software and NetIQ-owner vendor Attachmate splurged a total of $2.2bn in cash or $6.10 per share (£1.37bn) to acquire workload management software vendor Novell and its SUSE brand.
HP CEO to raise salaries and R&D in post-Hurd era
HP's CEO Leo Apotheker is trying to re-engage with employees in the workforce that became disillusioned under the leadership of his predecessor by committing to raise salaries in the current financial year.
Best of the Blogs
This week, Network Noise raised an inquisitive eyebrow as Apprentice reject Alex Epstein strolled straight into a top flight job ... with his old employer, and IT in Context considered the strange forces that led top comms firm Cable & Wireless to consult a 'psychic' medium.
Meanwhile, Reseller Radar reported on the latest chapter in the Great Oracle HP Spat of 2010, the BusinessMan warned against taking the law into your own hands, and Quicke off the Mark tried to grab a pre-Christmas bargain on Amazon.