Systems integrator (SI) Computacenter has taken fire in a growing bust-up over open source software at Bristol City Council, which MPs have been told proves the government's open source ICT strategy is unworkable.
In a letter to MPs sitting on the Public Administration Select Committee, open source supplier Sirius Corporation said Bristol City Council had ditched its latest effort on the advice of its supplier Computacenter.
Atos Origin has announced plans to offer cloud testing services to customers introducing a framework that will provide the assurances that hesitant users have been looking for.
Calyx has said its acquisitions of parts of Touchstone and Trinity will form the base for a wider buy-and-build strategy of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP) specialists for its software unit, Calyx Software Ltd.
HP Networking has appointed Cisco's European strategic private sector accounts head Nick Watson as its new EMEA vice president, replacing Carlos Sartorius, who is taking up a worldwide position.
Calyx owners Better Capital have stumped up £6m to acquire two strategic, bolt-on companies in the first stage of a planned buy-and-build strategy.