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Data lakes could swamp organisations with unusable info

Misunderstanding of Data Lakes is causing a number of risks to be overlooked or underplayed byvendors eager to align the emerging concept to Big Data opportunities.According to Gartner there is little alignment between vendors about what comprises a data ... [Published Microscope - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

The flexible meaning of BYOD

In common with many other commentators, I’ve written quite a bit about BYOD (or should that be COPE?) over the past few months. Anyway, I’m not entirely convinced it will ever work properly because I can’t see employers allowing employees to really bring ... [Published Microscope - Jul 28 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

K3 snaps up Retail Technology to extend market reach

has extended its reach into the retail market after spending £0.61m to acquire EPOS specialist Retail Technology.Retail Technology provides Microsoft Dynamics based EPOS systems to smaller merchants and provides K3 with a greater reach at the end of the ... [Published Microscope - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

SCC increases Oracle focus

On the back of some major recognition from Oracle that it is a key partner and some contractwins SCC has established a practice to increase support even further for the vendor.SCC' s awards cabinet has been filling upwith Oracle awards, with UK, European ... [Published Microscope - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

NetApp celebrates Tour success

NetApp's involvement with professional road cycling delivered a top ten finish for the cyclingteam it backs in its first ever appearance at the Tour de France .NetApp has supported cycling for several years and had riders at the Tour of Britain and t ... [Published Microscope - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

ISVs must move with the times

Back in June 2013, Bloor Research director Philip Howard summarising some of the main points arising from his company’s recent survey of the independent software vendor (ISV) market.“Perhaps the most interesting statistic was that 75% of ISVs were still ... [Published Microscope - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

CCL hits out at Oracle charges

The has hit out at a patch from Oracle which includes a new feature costing $23,000 for each SPARC processor it is installed on and which is turned on automatically by default. Oracle is as the ‘the most comprehensive patch set’ for its database while ... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

PC refresh and mobility demand bolster Ingram

Mobility growth and the PC refresh sparked by the move away from Windows XP helped Ingram Micro in its second quarter as the distributorindicated the market continues to improve.European revenues were driven by mobility, networking and PC sales andworldwide ... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

ICO hits booking agent with £150,000 fine for data breach

Essential Travel, a booking agent for airport car parking and travel insurance has been slappedwith a £150,000 fine by the Information Commissioner’s Office ( ICO ) following a serious breach of its systems in which over1,100,000 credit and debit card ... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

NetSuite breaks $100m recurring revenue barrier

Cloud financial services specialist NetSuite has boasted of landing some customers from rivals and having broken through the $100m recurring revenue barrier for the first time in a quarter.The vendor reported second quarter revenues of $131.8m, a 30% ... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

AWS costs hit Amazon bottom line

The cloud platform price war between the main players in the market is taking its toll with Amazon Web Services indicating that it saw a revenue decline in its latest set of financial results.Second quarter results from Amazon made grim reading for investors ... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Confusion in the cloud

The IT industry is awash with jargon and acronyms – BYOD, CYOD, COPE, PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, … the list goes on. And now we have Fog Computing.Depending on who you talk to Fog Computing is either the next big thing or it’s nothing new. Looking back on my 20 ... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]

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"K3's focus is on driving organic growth and this acquisition, which will be immediately earnings enhancing, is a strategic infill for us in the smaller systems EPOS market. It will be readily integrated with our existing operations which serve this area of the retail sector" said David Bolton, chief executive of
"We are continually renewing our efforts across the business between our sales and services"
"The concept assumes that users recognize or understand the contextual bias of how data is"
"These three weeks in France are the crowning glory of five years of team history. The result"

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K3 snaps up Retail Technology to extend market ... [Published Microscope - 16 hours ago]
SCC increases Oracle focus [Published Microscope - 17 hours ago]
Data lakes could swamp organisations with unusa... [Published Microscope - 17 hours ago]
NetApp celebrates Tour success [Published Microscope - 17 hours ago]
ISVs must move with the times [Published Microscope - Jul 28 2014]
The flexible meaning of BYOD [Published Microscope - Jul 28 2014]
PC refresh and mobility demand bolster Ingram [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
ICO hits booking agent with £150,000 fine for d... [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
Confusion in the cloud [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
CCL hits out at Oracle charges [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
NetSuite breaks $100m recurring revenue barrier [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
AWS costs hit Amazon bottom line [Published Microscope - Jul 25 2014]
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