Next Wednesday Europe's ISVs will aim to get their questions answered by the leading names in the business. The final agenda has now been published at www.isvconvention.com/agenda.html. As well as top speakers from Gartner, HP, Oracle, Microsoft and IBM.
eg solutions, back office optimisation software specialist, has announced significant changes to its board and posted a net loss of £1.27m (€1.5m) for the year ended in January, 2014, against £0,3m (€0.35m) in prior year.
The quarterly security appliance market in 2013 in the EMEA region posted a 0.4% q/q decline, according to a consultancy International Data Corporation (IDC).
Tech Data Europe has announced a new partnership with SquareTrade, a mobile industry protection plan company, to address mobile device protection solutions market in Europe.
EMEA server revenues reached $12.4 billion for the full calendar year 2013, which shows a moderate annual decline of 5.3%. The decline in unit terms was less significant at 2.7%, with over 2.2 million server units shipped in 2013.
Polish IT distie ABC Data has posted an almost two-fold year-on-year increase in net profits in 2013 and the company saw faster than market growth across all geographies and product segments, it says.
Logicalis had brought on board Richard Aston who previously served as Head of Solutions and Architecture at Fujitsu.
Giant German integrator Bechtle is now in what it calls a "close alliance" with PC Connection in the US. This gives it the ability to support US clients in Europe, and adding further partners is also being looked at.
Frnech integrator Atos has signed a five year infrastructure services programme with the UK's Kelway; it is estimated to be worth £150m over the five years and will deliver desktop infrastructure and datacentre hardware services in the UK and Ireland.
The giant distributor wants to try the US collaborative partner model in Europe and is starting with the UK.