Industry News

Network cables boost shows European trend

Cables and associated items distributor Anixter has reported a slight sales increase to $1.52bn for Q1, it says. Despite the negative weather impact in the months of January and February and excluding the impact of copper pricing and foreign exchange, organic sales increased by 3.8%:

TIBCO buys Jaspersoft

TIBCO Software has bought Jaspersoft Corporation, effective immediately. Jaspersoft is now a product group within TIBCO and the name will continue in this form.

Telekom Austria stokes up European plans

Telekom Austria has bought almost half the spectrum on offer in a Slovenian auction for €64m. Its Slovenian unit, Si.mobil, plans to cover half the Slovenian population with fourth-generation LTE technology for faster internet by the end of the year.

Steria not interested in Atos offer

Steria has issued a statement in which the company has clarified that it has no intends to enter into discussions with Atos and is no longer interested in its offer.

Tintri revamps channel programme

Tintri has announced an expansion of its channel partner programme as well as it will offer new tools to support partners, it says.

Alert Logic expands into EMEA

US-based provider of security-as-a-service solutions for the cloud Alert Logic has announced plans of international expansion into the EMEA region as it sees a growing potential in security and compliance solutions market in Europe.

US SaaS provider buys French specialist

US-based Intralinks, provider of content management and collaborations solutions, has announced an acquisition of French security and digital rights management (DRM) technology specialist docTrackr.

Milestone results driven by channel partners

Danish open platform IP video surveillance software specialist Milestone Systems has announced a 28% y/y growth in revenues in 2013 thanks to a positive development across all geographies along with an improved efficiency of its channel partners.

Tieto continues move to services

Nordic integrator Tieto reports a strong quarter with continued profitability improvement as well as "encouraging growth" in IT services in its interim report published on 25 April.