Market & Technology News

HP, Foxconn work on service provider servers

After seeing a rising percentage of specialist servers starting to appear in analysts' research on server sales, HP and Foxconn are working on a joint venture deal to create their own class of cloud-optimised servers for service providers.

Extreme Networks names UK partner

Network infrastructure specialist Extreme Networks has appointed a managed services specialist Networks First as its first partner in the UK.

Riverbed up after good channel, Europe results

Riverbed Technology's Q1 showed sales up 8% yr/yr, driven by good channel and European performance. The network optimisation and app performance company showed total GAAP revenue for Q114 was $265m up 8% compared to the first quarter of 2013, as data centres look for maximum performance.

Network cables boost shows European trend

Cables and associated items distributor Anixter has reported a slight sales increase to $1.52bn for Q1, it says. Despite the negative weather impact in the months of January and February and excluding the impact of copper pricing and foreign exchange, organic sales increased by 3.8%:

TIBCO buys Jaspersoft

TIBCO Software has bought Jaspersoft Corporation, effective immediately. Jaspersoft is now a product group within TIBCO and the name will continue in this form.

Telekom Austria stokes up European plans

Telekom Austria has bought almost half the spectrum on offer in a Slovenian auction for €64m. Its Slovenian unit, Si.mobil, plans to cover half the Slovenian population with fourth-generation LTE technology for faster internet by the end of the year.

US SaaS provider buys French specialist

US-based Intralinks, provider of content management and collaborations solutions, has announced an acquisition of French security and digital rights management (DRM) technology specialist docTrackr.