Industry News

Ex-Cisco-er joins Seagate

Seagate has announced that Jamie Lerner, former VP and General Manager of the Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group at Cisco, has now joined Seagate as President, Cloud Systems and Solutions.

Globo expands Ingram Micro deal

UK-listed Greek security software firm Globo says it will now provide its complete portfolio of GO!Enterprise products to the significant Large Enterprise market, and also offer solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in the United States and Canada through Ingram Micro.

Mimecast certifies first 100 in cloud channel

Mimecast, supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, says that around 100 firms, 25% of its UK channel, have been recognised as ‘Mimecast Certified Technical Specialists’ after completing training in managing cloud migration projects.

EU defends Google deal

EU antitrust commissioner Joaquin Almunia has defended a deal with Google following criticism from rivals and others, saying there had been no gentlemen's agreement to close the case.

Exclusive on way to €0.5bn this year

Privately-backed Exclusive Networks says it will do €0.5bn in sales this year, putting it on course for its planned €1bn by 2017. It says it managed €328.3m in 2013, which was boosted by its acquisitions.

UNIT4 posts lower net profit in 2013

UNIT4, a Dutch cloud software group, has posted at the end of 2013 a decline of 37% in net profit which stood at €14.8m against €23.5m in the same period a year ago.

Swedish firm expands in North America

Polystar, a Sweden-based specialist in network analytics, monitoring and test solutions, has announced its expansion plans and new offices opening.

Westcon partners with AltiGen Communications

Value-add distie (VAD) Westcon Group has announced its new distribution agreement with AltiGen Communications to strengthen the expansion of its unified communications portfolio.

Russian search giant amasses cash pile

Russian search giant Yandex had a good year and has also reported growth in advertising and mobile usage. Revenues in Q4 were RUR 12.1bn ($369.3m)

Tintri opens EMEA support centre in Ireland

Storage specialist Tintri has chosen Cork in Ireland for a location of its new EMEA technical support centre which is expected to boost the company’s European growth, it says.