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Microsoft launches its first wearable device

Microsoft has officially entered the wearables market with the unveiling of its watch-like device – known officially as ‘Microsoft Band’.The unoriginally named Band will retail for £135 ($199) and will focus heavily on fitness, reporting the likes of ... [Published Microscope - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

QA supports Tech Partnership Fund

Training provider QA has announced its support for the recently launched Tech Partnership Training Fund by providing training courses identified as key business-growth areas.The IT skills shortage and its impact on the future economy is widely recognised ... [Published Microscope - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

MFP sales drive growth in printer hardware market

Data published today by Context shows a return to growth in unit sales of printer hardware with a year-on-year increase of +3% in Q3 2014 in Western Europe.The European IT market research company found steady positive performance of laser MFPs and increasing ... [Published Microscope - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Big Data Azure services launched at TechEd

The second day of Microsoft’s TechEd is all about Big Data, with the announcement of three newAzure services.Joseph Sirosh, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of machine learning said:“Today, I am excited to announce three new services: Azure Stream ... [Published Microscope - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Continuum heads into Europe with new sales director

Services solutions firm Continuum, has appointed a European sales director, as it announcedexpansion into Europe with a new headquarters in the Thames Valley.“We are excited about our expansion into Europe and even more excited about Paul Balkwellleading ... [Published Microscope - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Privacy is finally becoming important to internet users

Digital services such as Facebook and Google are founded on the scraping of personal data; give the people something they can’t live without and then mine their profile or search data for profit. As draconian as it sounds, it is a sound business model ... [Published Microscope - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Emphasis on cloud and mobile at TechEd

Today is the first official day of Microsoft’s TechEd Europe, held this year in Barcelona, and the company has already announced new cloud services, mobility solutions, API’s, tools and partner solutions.The day started with the keynote from Jason Zander, ... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tenders invited to replace BECTA framework by March 2015

The government bid to replace the BECTA framework for educational IT procurement has taken a step forward this week as tender documents are made available to suppliers.Working with the Department for Education (DfE) and Education Funding Agency (EFA), ... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
Entities: Becta, Broadband, Supplier
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

McAfee gives its partner programme a new lick of paint

McAfee is giving its partner programme a makeover, in an attempt to streamline some of the complexities surrounding its portfolio.Come January, the Security Alliance Partner Program will be no more, and in its place will be the Intel Security Partner ... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Big Blue brings Big Data analytics portfolio to IBM Cloud

IBM has announced that its entire portfolio of analytics solutions will be available via its cloud platform marketplace.Big Data tools such as Cognos Business Intelligence, SPSS predictive analytics platforms and the recently announced Watson Analytics ... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

it's time to split

It must be quite confusing if you’re employed at a big vendor which has announced its intention to split up the business, like HP or Symantec for example. One day you’re busy extolling the virtues of being big, bragging about scale, breadth, coverage ... [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ruckus Wireless looks for deeper vertical reach

Ruckus Wireless is aiming to grow its vertical market footprint and could extend the number of resellers it works with to try and tap into a growing need for wi-fi.Ruckus has seen hospitality and education embrace wi-fi in order to provide a better service ... [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]

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"We have a good partner base that serves us very well and is growing the business. We are always looking for good partners in key verticals" said Ruckus channel manager Bryan Hall
"Our team carried the momentum of fiscal 2014 into our new fiscal year as they leveraged continued revenue growth into another year-over-year increase in EPS,” commented Avnet CEO Rick Hamada."
Baroness Neville-Rolfe said that PIPCU has already proved itself in the first year of operation: "This extra support for the unit will help them to build on this impressive record in the fight against intellectual property crime, which costs the UK at least £ 1.3bn a year in lost profits and taxes."
"People are trusting the brand and the products, technology and solutions and we are seeing phenomenal growth even in the current market conditions" he said

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QA supports Tech Partnership Fund [Published Microscope - 21 hours ago]
Continuum heads into Europe with new sales dire... [Published Microscope - Oct 29 2014]
New Big Data Azure services launched at TechEd [Published Microscope - Oct 29 2014]
Privacy is finally becoming important to intern... [Published Microscope - Oct 29 2014]
Emphasis on cloud and mobile at TechEd [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
Big Blue brings Big Data analytics portfolio to... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
Tenders invited to replace BECTA framework by M... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
McAfee gives its partner programme a new lick o... [Published Microscope - Oct 28 2014]
Tech Data wins distribution rights for Nexus 9 [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]
Ruckus Wireless looks for deeper vertical reach [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]
Avnet hit by fall in EMEA component sales [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]
Maintel extends managed services capabilities t... [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]
it's time to split [Published Microscope - Oct 27 2014]
Apogee bolsters MPS reach with PDS acquisition [Published Microscope - Oct 24 2014]
Microsoft showing cloud growth [Published Microscope - Oct 24 2014]
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Cyber security's "Doomsday Warning" [Published Microscope - Oct 23 2014]
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