MicroScope's top stories, week ending 23 September 2011


MicroScope's top stories, week ending 23 September 2011

Alex Scroxton

Fujitsu staff to stage 24-hour walk-out

Fujitsu staff in Crewe and Manchester are staging a 24 walk out on Monday in a strike over victimisation of Union representatives.

Unite members at the IT services firm voted to take strike action after a union rep was made redundant, sparking a debate about deliberate targeting of union staff.

Ingram takes wraps off Channel Transformation Alliance

Ingram Micro has taken the wraps off an alliance tasked with promoting and furthering the spread of cloud and managed services in the channel.

Avnet hires former Computacenter man to grow overseas

Avnet has hired former Computacenter and Bell Microproducts man Henry Godwin to help grow its operations in the Middle East and Africa.

Nokia shakes up distribution strategy

Nokia has taken the wraps off a distribution revamp that sees it settle on three partners and unveil a channel network.

BYOD and XP end-of-life drive desktop virtualisation

As Microsoft winds down XP support, and increasing number of employees own and rely on mobile devices, firms are ramping up their desktop virtualisation strategies.

Citrix brings in former HP Networking boss to run Europe

Government told 'go cloud or die' by Salesforce head

Westcoast to launch reseller unified comms package

Apple dominates booming tablet market

RIM tablets fail to fly as low demand hits numbers

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