Industry News

Data centre budgets rise again

Data centre capacity continues to rise. Digital Realty's 2014 survey of trends across Europe canvassed data centre decision makers in the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Ireland.

Fujitsu RunMyProcess expands presence in Europe

Fujitsu RunMyProcess, provider of platform as a service (PaaS) for business application development, has announced an expansion of its presence in Europe with an opening of a new office in London.

Telecom Italia supports SEP

Telecom Italia has announced it has supported the ‘Startup Europe Partnership’ (SEP) as a Corporate Member.

Fujitsu UK names new head

Fujitsu has appointed Michael Keegan as new Head of its business in the UK and Ireland. He will replace Duncan Tait who has been promoted to Head of EMEA, Corporate Senior Vice President.

Finnish entrepreneur joins Tieto

Tieto has appointed Taneli Tikka to lead its Industrial Internet business which is perceived as a one of the key growth areas for the company, it says.

International expansion drives Polish distie up

Polish IT distie ACTION has posted a y/y growth in both revenues and net income for Q1 2014 driven partly by its recent expansion of international business across Europe, it says.

Tablets move up-market

Tablet sales are moving up-market, with modem connections becoming more popular and prices rising.

Europe returns to positive for Cisco

Cisco sees "continued stabilisation" across Europe with order strength in the UK up 7%, Germany up 5%, and northern Europe as a whole up 4%. It has just reported Q3 FY '14, where it says it “executed well as we managed through the transitions in our business and markets, resulting in our financial performance above our expectations”.