Luxoft, the giant Ukrainian-Russian software developer is answering questions online to reassure its clients that its business operations are stable and business is proceeding as usual. It says the actions in the Crimea are hundreds of miles away from its operations in Odessa, Dnipro and Kiev.
Claranet has bought Grita, a specialist provider of hosting services to the healthcare sector in France, and a supplier accredited with the French Ministry of Health’s HADS (Hébergeur Agrée de Données de Santé) certification for the hosting of private medical data.
Orsyp, IT operations management solutions provider, has appointed Eurotech Computer Services to resell its WAN optimisation control and network performance management solutions (Steamcore) in the UK and Ireland.
Distributor Westcon is now part of the Juniper Authorized Education Partner Network (JNAEP) Juniper in Spain. Westcon already has similar deals in otherparts of Europe.
Orchestration and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) specialist Ospero has appointed Tom Kelly, an ex-Logicalis UK Managing Director, as its new chairman with immediate effect, it says.
Perforce Software, version management solutions specialist, is advancing an expansion of its channel and looking actively for new partners in Europe.
With enterprise server sales under pressure and the cheap white-label servers used by data centres gaining more ground, IDC estimates global server revenue fell 4.4% Y/Y in Q4, a decline steeper than Q3's 3.7%.
European cloud services platform operator Interoute has launched its sixth European Virtual Data Centre (VDC) zone in Milan, in Italy.
Distributor Ingram Micro wants to cut costs by managing its core support centrally, while reducing its logistics centres.
EMC is using Avnet Technology Solutions to distribute its products in Belgium and Luxembourg building on an existing deal in the Netherlands.