Industry News

Workday names new EMEA head

Workday, human resources and finance cloud applications specialit, has appointed Chano Fernandez as its new EMEA President.

Citrix awards Softcat

Citrix has awarded Softcat the Citrix Service Provider (CSP) Partner Programme Distributor Award for its excellence in the overall desktop as a service (DaaS) approach.

Intel's PC chips sales recover

After dropping 3% Y/Y in Q3, Intel's PC CPU division sales (62% of revenue) were flat Y/Y in Q4. However, the division's operating profit rose 20% to $3.4bn.

HCL and CSC announce partnership

India-based global IT services provider HCL Technologies and IT service integrator CSC have announced a partnership deal to strengthen transition of the businesses from legacy technologies to the cloud.

CipherCloud buys SaaS specialist

CipherCloud, cloud information protection specialist, has announced it has bought CloudUp Networks, a privately held provider of SaaS application security, which complements its market strategy to secure data in the cloud, it says.

Ukrainian SoftServe expands into Western Europe

Ukraine-based provider of offshore software development, testing and consulting outsourcing services SoftServe has announced it is now expanding into Western Europe, with the opening of its new office in London and two more facilities in Hamburg and Amsterdam to better serve and support its customers throughout Europe.

Cisco warns of security skills shortage

The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report finds that not only is there a worldwide shortage of nearly a million skilled security professionals, but threats designed to take advantage of users’ trust have reached startling levels.

ASBIS signs SanDisk

IT Distributor ASBIS has entered into partnership with SanDisk, flash storage solutions provider.

IP video surveillance market keeps growing

The IP video surveillance and VSaaS market is expected to reach $57.3bn (€42.1bn) by 2020, according to the newest study by consultancy Allied Market Research (AMR).