Market & Technology News

EMEA data centres in growth race

The total amount invested in data centre outsourcing solutions in Europe will significantly increase over the next three years, according to ‘Data Centre Key Trends, Emerging EMEA', a newly released report by DCD Intelligence.

More vendor M&A as PBX declines

The global enterprise PBX market, including TDM, hybrid, and pure IP-totaled $7.4bn in 2013, down 9% from 2012, and down 9% from the year-ago 4th quarter.

EU defends Google deal

EU antitrust commissioner Joaquin Almunia has defended a deal with Google following criticism from rivals and others, saying there had been no gentlemen's agreement to close the case.

UNIT4 posts lower net profit in 2013

UNIT4, a Dutch cloud software group, has posted at the end of 2013 a decline of 37% in net profit which stood at €14.8m against €23.5m in the same period a year ago.

Swedish firm expands in North America

Polystar, a Sweden-based specialist in network analytics, monitoring and test solutions, has announced its expansion plans and new offices opening.

Tintri opens EMEA support centre in Ireland

Storage specialist Tintri has chosen Cork in Ireland for a location of its new EMEA technical support centre which is expected to boost the company’s European growth, it says.

Kaseya posts strong results in 2013

Specialist in IT systems management software Kaseya has announced a strong performance as it closed 2013. The results have been driven by increased SaaS adoption, new customer acquisition and recent management changes, it says.

Telenor relies on Nordic market

Telenor Group's Q4 saw reported revenues of NOK 28bn (€3.3bn), showing organic revenue growth of 1%. EBITDA before other items was NOK 8.99bn (€1.1bn) and the EBITDA margin was 32.6%.

Claranet buys Portuguese managed hosting business

Claranet is buying Portuguese managed hosting and applications provider Echiron, as part of its continued expansion into Europe. It says this makes it the largest cloud services provider to the mid-market in the region.