MicroScope's top stories, week ending 10 February 2012


MicroScope's top stories, week ending 10 February 2012

Alex Scroxton

RM asleep at the wheel during education spending crisis

RM has admitted that it was caught napping during the slowdown and failed to fully appreciate the scale of the crisis thanks to the mitigating effect of the cancelled BSF programme.

The education provider blamed an "unsuccessful international expansion programme and a lack of innovation" after swinging to a pre-tax loss of £23.4m.

Resellers making services migration from tough hardware market

Increasing price pressure and slow demand from customers are forcing dealers to look for alternative sources of income.

InTechnology disputes Gartner datacentre advice

Hosted services provider InTechnology has disputed claims made by Gartner last year that it is cheaper for end-users to build their own datacentres rather than outsource them.

PC vendors face uphill struggle in UK

Gartner has warned that PC vendors face an "uphill struggle" to regain the interest of consumers in the UK, saying the introduction of ultrabooks may give the market a shot in the arm.

DiData first to wear worldwide Cisco telepresence badge

Network and IT services provider Dimension Data has become the first company to be awarded Cisco's TelePresence Video Master Global ATP certification.

Hacker blackmails Symantec in attempt to get hands on $50K

Desktop management vendors poised to challenge PC market

Cisco reveals details of business revamp at Cisco Live Europe

CA Technologies hires de Rojas to run UK operation

McAfee brings Allen over the pond to run UK

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