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Webhelp buys Dutch company

The Webhelp Group, operator of contact centres across Europe, has expressed its interest in buying a Dutch customer experience management firm SNT.

Misys buys eastern European banking specialist

Financial software company Misys has bought eastern European IND Group, a specialist in digital channels, based in Hungary. It adds consumer-oriented solutions to Misys' core banking capabilities.

European IT & Software Excellence Awards finalists

The finalists for the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2014 - the leading pan-European awards for ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators and their vendor and distributor partners.

Cisco expects 11-fold increase in mobile data traffic

Global mobile data traffic is expected to grow nearly 11-fold within the next four years driven by an increase in both number of mobile users and mobile connections, faster mobile speeds and a growth in mobile video, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast.

Interoute opens first data centre in Spain

Operator of Europe’s cloud services platform Interoute Communications has opened its first distributed data centre in Madrid, Spain, which will contribute a part of its pan-European network.

Alcatel-Lucent back in profit

Alcatel-Lucent made a net profit of €134m in Q4, a rebound from a loss of €1.56bn a year earlier, when the company took over a €1bn in impairment and restructuring charges. Revenue dropped 4.1% to €3.93bn, below forecasts of €4.18bn.

Egnyte expands into Europe

Enterprise File Sharing platform provider Egnyte has announced its expansion plans into Europe and in the US.

EU claims unique Google concessions

The EU says it has won concessions from Google over its search engine tools which go beyond any other regulatory deal, especially those in the US.

M2M grows fast, driven by mobile

Juniper Research says Machine to Machine (M2M)) service revenues will reach $20bn globally in 2015, as players across the M2M industry focus on simplifying the process of rolling it out for the end-user.