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  • PEER1 gets NetBenefit

    Web-hosting specialist PEER1 Hosting, has signed an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares in the capital of NetBenefit (UK) Limited, for £25m in cash, writes Linda Endersby. NetBenefit, a division of London-based Group NBT Limited,... 

  • Column: Honestly, you treat this cloud like a hotel!

    Having been wrongly convicted as a spammer, I'm a bit nervous about the whole issue of automated business. (My email IP address is still on Trend Micro's blacklist, but service provider Strato says it's not their fault. 

  • Nutanix commences Euro channel blitz with SDG signing

    'SAN-free' datacentre specialist Nutanix has fetched up on European shores, announcing its first UK partners in the shape of distie SDG and solutions provider Kelway, as well as appointing former EMC andVMware operatives Alan Campbell as EMEA sales d... 

  • Ellison will take to Twitter to reveal cloud suite

    Oracle watchers will have to start following Larry Ellison's twitter stream to get an insight into what direction the vendor is going in as the CEO of the software giant plans to use his account to reveal its cloud strategy. Ellison has revealed tha... 

  • ThinkGrid launches 'commitment-free' silver option

    ThinkGrid is widening its channel programme introducing more support for those resellers that are struggling to find the resources to get themselves trained to sell cloud technology. The vendor has embraced the channel in the past year providing mar... 

  • Flexibility the motivation for SME cloud adoption

    Cloud computing with its promises of greater flexibility and cost s avings is becoming increasingly attractive to SMEs with a significant number planning to start using the technology in the near future. With cloud becoming a larger small business i... 

  • MicroScope's top stories, week ending 25 May 2012

    Dell confirms UK jobs on the line Dell hassaid that it will look to make a series of limited job cuts in the UK as it bids to operate "as effectively as possible". The PC builder claimed this ongoing quest for operational efficiency require... 

  • Column: Your forecast is cloud, with massive outbreaks of crime

    The crime scene is the fastest growing sector of IT and it's never been easier to start a spamming service. Better still, nobody does anything about it. 

  • SAP bolsters cloud capabilities with Ariba acquisition

    SAP has moved to bolster its cloud credentials with the purchase of Ariba for £2.73bn in a deal that has been seen as an attempt to improve its position in the market by buying talent with knowledge of the hosted world. The acquisition comes j... 

  • Intrinsic appoints new CEO as market heads for the cloud

    Insider Jarvis has been appointed CEO at networking reseller Intrinsic Technology as its market shifts to the cloud offering new opportunities for growth, writes Linda Endersby. Intrinsic has built solid expertise in networking and unified communicat...