Industry News

Bechtle reports surge in Q1 profit

Bechtle AG's preliminary figures show that the group earned over €20m before taxes in the first quarter of 2014, an increase of approximately 45% over the previous year (€14.1 m).

UNIT4 names new Head of Sales

UNIT4 Business Software has appointed James Bouch as its new Head of Public Sector Sales. He will be responsible for a public sector sales team across the UK.

Microsoft recognises IMC AG

Provider of e-learning content solutions IMC AG has announced it has earned Microsoft’s Gold Application Development competency. This means the company has joined Microsoft’s top one percent of partner ecosystem, it says.

Ingram Micro costs jump

Ingram Micro shares have tumbled after it revealed rising costs in Q1. It still says it expects sales to grow in low-to-mid single digits in the quarter ending June and the year ending December.

ALSO Q1 shows slight growth

Europe's third largest distributor, ALSO Group, has reported “sustainable and profitable growth” in Q1 with sales up 1.6% yr/yr, slightly behind market growth.

Crealogix expands into Asia

Swiss Crealogix Group, a specialist in digital banking software solutions, has announced its plans for international expansion with setting up new subsidiaries in London and Singapore.

Netwrix up in EMEA

Netwrix, provider of auditing solutions for systems and applications across IT infrastructure, has announced its record results for Q1 2014 with an overall 19% growth year-on-year.