Industry News

Danish group may spin off IT department

Danish pharmaceuticals company Novo Nordisk has asked its IT subsidiary NNIT to investigate the possibility of a separate listing of the business on the Copenhagen stock exchange, Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen, it says.

EU presses Google for answers

The European Union wants Google to come up with more concessions within weeks if it is to avoid formal charges in an investigation into alleged anti-competitive behaviour. EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia (pictured) says he is still waiting to receive Google's response.

Channels in 2014

The uncertainty about its future direction which was such a feature of channel discussions last year is continuing. It is not just technology directions that seem uncertain, but the whole model of supply. The questions are being raised not just by traditional resellers, either, who have seen the prospect of major change for some years now.

New cloud hosting facility in Europe

Israel-based software solutions provider NICE Systems has announced the opening of its new cloud hosting facility in Europe.

Open Source BI available on Azure

Jaspersoft's business intelligence suite is now available on Windows Azure. It claims this is  the first open source BI offering to be introduced to that platform. Developers can embed Jaspersoft’s flexible, cost-effective BI offering inside applications and processes built.

Clockwork chooses Jaspersoft

Clockwork, a specialist in predictive analytics solutions for Enterprise Asset Management is using Jaspersoft to accelerate the delivery of its predictive analytics platform.