Market & Technology News

Alternative Networks buys ControlCircle

Business communications service provider Alternative Networks, has acquired ControlCircle, UK-based provider of managed hosting and cloud-based services to enterprises and on-line businesses.

Overload, laws are blocks to retail big data

A new survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit commissioned by Indian IT giant Wipro Ltd finds that nearly all respondents’ businesses have seen a positive economic return

Adaptive reveals global expansion

Adaptive Planning, specialist in cloud-based business analytics solutions, announced during its recent Worldwide Partner Summit a global expansion and rising revenue driven by its channel partners.

Imtech sells back stake in Turkish firm

Imtech has concluded a review in Turkey and announced it plans to sell back its 80% shareholding in a Turkey-based engineering company AE Arma-Elektropanç as it its profile is no longer in line with Imtech’s market strategy, it says.

SAP in transition

SAP's Q4 and full year showed a changing business. The EMEA region saw high single-digit growth with non-IFRS software and cloud subscription revenue increasing 9% at constant currencies.

Cisco warns of security skills shortage

The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report finds that not only is there a worldwide shortage of nearly a million skilled security professionals, but threats designed to take advantage of users’ trust have reached startling levels.

IP video surveillance market keeps growing

The IP video surveillance and VSaaS market is expected to reach $57.3bn (€42.1bn) by 2020, according to the newest study by consultancy Allied Market Research (AMR).

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.