Industry News

Fewer servers sold, but prices higher

There were fewer servers in EMEA in Q1 this year than last year, but the price was higher. HP remains top dog, with IBM and Dell falling back.

Partners split over new products

Germany’s Raynet GmbH and Flexera Software LLC have dissolved their partnership for the sale and support of Flexera products by Raynet. Existing contracts will be honoured until their terms conclude.

More jobs in Ireland

US-based specialist in enterprise cloud applications for HR and finance sector Workday has announced its expansion plans that would see 200 new jobs in Ireland over the next three years.

Europe lags US in cloud

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, on the future of cloud computing has found adoption at different speeds in the US and Europe

High end storage loses to cloud

A 25% drop in high-end storage spending meant that external disk storage and total disk storage sales respectively fell 5.2% and 6.9% yr/yr in Q1, says IDC. IBM was a big loser, probably to cloud storage as the high end of the market dropped.

Deutsche Telekom closes acquisition in Central Europe

Deutsche Telekom has announced it has completed the acquisition of GTS Central Europe, provider of telecommunications services in the CEE. The full integration is expected to be completed in October with legal unity scheduled for January, 2015.

EU data plans lack enforcement ideas

Companies based outside Europe must meet Europe's data protection rules, EU ministers have agreed, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the region.