Industry News

Alcatel-Lucent encouraged by Q3

Alcatel-Lucent's Q3 net loss narrowed to €200m from €316m a year earlier and came in better than analyst expectations of €274m.

Market ready for near-field apps

The initial near-field communications (NFC) mass-market applications are likely to build on existing communications infrastructure and user behaviour, says a new study.

Irish HQ for compliance biz

EtQ, a Quality, Compliance, and Environmental Health and Safety Management Software company is putting its EMEA Headquarters in Limerick, Ireland, creating 30 new jobs.

Addnode Group buys Finnish cad expert

The acquisition of CAD-Expert Oy’s operations strengthens the business of Addnode Groups subsidiary Cad-Q in the Finnish market. CAD-Expert Oy develops and supplies software for computer-aided design and related consulting and training services.

Proact buys Estonian business

Proact IT Group AB has bought a business line from Elion Ettevõtted AS which specialises in IT infrastructure solutions from Oracle, Hitachi Data systems, Quantum and Symantec.

Microsoft CEO in Serbia for talks

The IT industry in Serbia outgrows the rest of the local economy by nearly 200%, it says as Microsoft confirms its commitment to the region.

Signs of recovery in mobile networks

ABI Research finds the overall Mobile Core Network equipment market shows a modest improvement for infrastructure vendors, as the demand for 4G mobile broadband is largely offset by continuing declines in legacy technologies.

Danish video manager buys US training firm

Denmark-based Milestone Systems, specialist in open platform IP video management software (VMS), is purchasing all outstanding shares of the US-based surveillance training, certification and consulting company Connex International.

Evry adds another Nordic card business

EVRY ASA has agreed to purchase all the shares in TAG Systems Finland OY, which is a card personalisation company in Finland and the Baltic States.