Industry News

No slowdown for enterprise app activations

The quarterly survey of mobility security by Good Technology shows growth for Android, coming growth for Windows and further work needed on getting applications to work together.

Westcon signs new partner in EMEA

Value-added distie Westcon Group has announced a new distribution partnership with a wireless solutions specialist Spectralink Corporation.

Luxoft finds fixed price deals in demand

With growing success in the development of software for use in the automative industry, and expansion in the US, UK and Germany, Luxoft is increasing its original revenue guidance. It now expects to reach at least $486.0m, an increase of at least 22.0% year over year, compared to a previous target of $478.0m.

Arrow signs SimpliVity in EMEA

Arrow has announced it has signed a Pan-EMEA distribution deal with SimpliVity which will see Arrow deliver its solutions to resellers and customers across the region.

3D printing specialist launches operations in Europe

US-based desktop 3D printing solutions specialist MakerBot has announced its international expansion into Europe with a launch of its European subsidiary MakerBot Europe which will manage a network of its resellers across the Central and Eastern Europe.

Avaya/BT in channel deal

BT and Avaya have done a five-year deal which will see BT Wholesale deliver Avaya’s Unified Communications and Contact Centre applications as a cloud service to midmarket and enterprise customers via the indirect channel.

Atos ties up Bull deal

Atos and Bull have together announced the completion of the tender offer launched by Atos for all the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Bull.

Rackspace cites price competition in cloud

Rackspace says it expects Q3 revenue of $454m-$461m, largely above consensus, but in the face of intense cloud infrastructure (IaaS) price competition, adjusted EBITDA margin fell to 32.1% in Q2 from 33.2% and 32.8% a year ago.