UNIT4, a Dutch cloud software group, has posted at the end of 2013 a decline of 37% in net profit which stood at €14.8m against €23.5m in the same period a year ago.
Polystar, a Sweden-based specialist in network analytics, monitoring and test solutions, has announced its expansion plans and new offices opening.
Value-add distie (VAD) Westcon Group has announced its new distribution agreement with AltiGen Communications to strengthen the expansion of its unified communications portfolio.
Russian search giant Yandex had a good year and has also reported growth in advertising and mobile usage. Revenues in Q4 were RUR 12.1bn ($369.3m)
Storage specialist Tintri has chosen Cork in Ireland for a location of its new EMEA technical support centre which is expected to boost the company’s European growth, it says.
ShoreTel has announced it has entered into a new channel partnership in the UK with Calyx to support the sales of its on-premise unified communications portfolio including business phone systems, contact centres and mobile UC applications.
The independent software vendors in Europe are having a busy time; our sister site ISVEuropa has been reporting on some great growth stories across Europe, from booming m2m connections to expansion-minded software companies moving outside core territories.
McAfee is giving MSPs and other channels the chance to sell hardware as a service, and has widened its channel portfolio as it says 2014 is a key time for the momentum building up in the market.
Tech Data has brought Andy Gass back from Europe to run the UK operation. He will become Managing Director UK and Ireland, after spending the past two years fulfilling the role of SVP, South and West Europe.
Europe may be a couple of years behind the US in terms of adoption of managed services, but just as happened across the Atlantic, the change could come at quite a rate, says Intermedia EMEA MD Ed Macnair.