Market & Technology News

ITE Awards - extra seven days for entries

The European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2014 have had a number of requests from organisations seeking to submit entries for more time to complete them.

EU presses Google for answers

The European Union wants Google to come up with more concessions within weeks if it is to avoid formal charges in an investigation into alleged anti-competitive behaviour. EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia (pictured) says he is still waiting to receive Google's response.

New cloud hosting facility in Europe

Israel-based software solutions provider NICE Systems has announced the opening of its new cloud hosting facility in Europe.

Microsoft names 25 global cloud providers

Microsoft has named companies in the Cloud OS Network, a worldwide consortium of more than 25 cloud service providers delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform: Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack.

Microsoft names 25 global cloud providers

Microsoft has named companies in the Cloud OS Network, a worldwide consortium of more than 25 cloud service providers delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform: Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack.

Oracle shows rapid switch to cloud

Oracle's software license/cloud subscription sales which drive future services revenue fell 1% yr/yr in FQ2 to $2.4bn, down from FQ1's 4% growth.

Europe is biggest m2m market

The Machine-to-Machine market may be finally taking off, says new research. This seems to be as much due to its own momentum and scale as M2M is claimed to be enjoying swift growth of roughly 30% in volume and over 10% in revenue, with the market to reach €40bn in 2017.

Xyratex sales down 30%

Xyratex, the storage technology which supplies many OEMs saw a fall of 30% in sales compared to last year, mainly due to the end of a deal with NetApp.

High UK data centre pricing set to stay

UK pricing is among the highest in Europe and is significantly higher than in the other largest markets including Germany, France & the Netherlands says TCL (Tariff Consultancy Ltd).

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