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  • Enterprise software market set for low growth

    The prospects for the enterprise software market remained delicately poised this year with growth expected but only by a whisker. The latest analysis of the enterprise software market from TechMarketView forecasts a 3% growth rate in the market, but... 

  • Microsoft warns lower PC sales will hit Windows division

    Microsoft has warned that lower PC shipments, which it blames on the hard disc drive shortage sparked by the Thailand floods, is going to be felt in its Q2 results. The vendor has warned that revenues in its Windows division will be lower than expec... 

  • Cloud adoption of business intelligence tools lagging

    The hype and the rush to provide cloud functionality might have led some resellers selling business intelligence to believe that this was the year the technology shifted to delivery via hosted platforms. But the portion of the BI market that will be... 

  • Hilton gets managing director promotion at Rise

    Cloud specialist Rise has promoted Alex Hilton to the role of managing director after a successful stint building business at the infrastructure player over the last year and a half. Hilton has masterminded an expansion in partner recruitment and be... 

  • FAST backs Microsoft action against Comet

    The move by Microsoft to sue Comet for selling counterfeit copies of Windows Vista and Xp has been given the backing of intellectual property rights campaigner the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST). The shock announcement yesterday that legal... 

  • Green Hat suits Big Blue

    Yesterday's acquisition of software quality and testing solutions provider Green Hat by IBM has been received as a complementary play to Big Blue's existing application lifecycle management toolkit by analysts. IBM forked out an undisclosed sum for L... 

  • Microsoft starts legal proceedings against counterfeiting Comet

    Microsoft has started legal proceedings against retail giant Comet accusing the chain store of creating and selling more than 94,000 counterfeit copies of Windows Vista and XP. The vendor discovered that Comet was producing the counterfeits in a fac... 

  • K3 makes it a trio of acquisitions with Retail Systems Group buy

    K3 seems intent on getting caught up in the rush to buy Christmas presents splashing out for its own chunk of high street expertise in the form of Retail Systems Group, just a week after it picked up a chunk of Maxima. The acquisition of the ERP spe... 

  • SAM pitched as the answer for those risking software problems

    Software Asset Management (SAM) specialists have highlighted the latest company caught out by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) as a reason more companies should take advantage of tools that will keep them on the right side of the law. Slick Seat... 

  • Unite workers strike at Steria

    Unite members at IT services company Steria working on a Capita account have have voted to walk out tomorrow in a dispute over pay. The disagreement is over the refusal by the company to offer a pay rise for 2010, which should have been paid this Ap...