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.
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.
Chinese giant Huawei has announced an opening of its new R&D centre in the UK, in Bristol.
Accenture is buying PureApps, a UK-based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) provider.
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.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, on the future of cloud computing has found adoption at different speeds in the US and Europe
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.
IT distie Tech Data has announced an expansion of its strategic alliance with Extreme Networks.
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.
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.