MicroScope's Top Stories, week ending 29 June 2012

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CA Technologies dragged into RBS computer glitch woes

The fallout from the RBS Natwest computer glitch could be rather difficult for CA Technologies, which has been fingered as the supplier of the software at the source of the problems.

RBS is considering legal action against the vendor for a technical problem that has affected millions of customers and could result in many compensation claims.

Cisco and Citrix partners to get joint programme

Cisco and Citrix have lifted the lid on a new channel venture designed to address demand for reseller skills around enterprise mobility and desktop virtualisation services.

Oracle victorious in grey-trading legal battle

The Supreme Court has ruled that Oracle has the right to be first to market Sun server hardware in the European Economic Area before third-party remarketers, overturning a previous judgment in favour of UK-based importer M-Tech.

Comstor plants flag in Cisco NetApp FlexPod environment

Cisco-specialist Comstor has revealed it is to sell Cisco and NetApp's FlexPod datacentre architecture in EMEA after being handed distribution rights to the converged networking, server and storage solution.

BSA catches web firm out using illegal software

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has made another strike in the ongoing battle against unlicensed software settling with a digital marketing agency that was exposed after an audit.

Bidding war breaks out for Quest Software

Security and software spending on the rise

Private cloud spending set for impressive growth

Avnet freshens up Microsoft partner programme

Cloud guide launched to help cut out the cowboys



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