Industry News

UNIT4 names Partner of the Year

UNIT4 Business Software, the UK subsidiary of UNIT4, has announced the independent project management and solution implementation consultancy Williams Woodward as its Services Partner of the Year due to its contribution to a delivery of UNIT4 Agresso ERP solutions.

European ISV event attracts top speakers

With fundamental shifts currently impacting the marketplace, many Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) are reviewing their position in the market and the optimum strategies for future development.

Tech Data grabs top Ingram Micro exec

Tech Data Europe has named a senior exec from rival Ingram Micro, Johan Vandenbussche, to the new position of senior vice president, Operations.

Econocom predicts more integrator consolidation

Belgium-based integrator Econocom's board met to agree accounts and promised a better year ahead, with an annual turnover in excess of €2.0bn and an operating profit of more than € 100 million, a slight increase on a comparable basis.

Mirantis expands in Europe

OpenStack software solutions specialist Mirantis has announced its expansion plans across Europe with a new office in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands.

Ukrainian software house reassures clients

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 adds French healthcare specialist

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 signs Eurotech in UK and Ireland

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.

Westcon Afina adds Juniper training in Spain

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.

Ex-Logicalis UK head joins IaaS specialist

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.