Industry News

Huawei opens EMEA credit/risk centre

Huawei has opened a Global Finance Centre of Excellence in the city of London. It will become the overall financial risk assessment and control centre for the IT giant.

Ex-Logica head to run Logicalis

Logicalis Group, IT solutions and managed services specialist, has appointed ex-CEO of Logica UK Gary Bullard as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Perforce teams up with Bechtle

Perforce Software has entered into a reseller agreement with German IT e-commerce provider Bechtle and under the terms of this deal

HP may brand Sharp copiers

HP is reported to be working on a copier OEM deal with Sharp which will see HP's branding of the Sharp copiers.

Managed Services growth continues

The role of Managed Service Providers (MSP) has increased significantly over recent years as companies look to maximise capital expenditure and get better value from item IT spend. With growth rates forecast to continue at 11.3% per year the IT managed services sector remains one of the strongest growth rates in IT & Telecoms.

VoIP and IMS equipment market bounces back

Bucking the typically soft 3rd quarter, the global service provider VoIP and IMS equipment market totaled $974 million in 3Q13, up 4% sequentially, and up 52% from the year-ago quarter.

European IT R&D lags US

Europe is lagging the US in software R&D, but there may be some rising stars among small EU companies.

A10 Networks signs new distie in Ireland and Scotland

A10 Networks has signed a distribution deal with value-added distie Espion. Under the terms of this deal, Espion will act as A10 Networks’ distributor of its application delivery controllers in Irish and Scottish markets.