Indian security supplier Quick heal is putting the fear of Kali into the security industry with its 50 percent margins.
Now it seems that the Pune-based security vendor is wooing North American partners with a scheme called Quick Rewards which is a loyalty programme that has no limit on rewards. more»
Oracle has confirmed that its copyright infringement case against software support services company Rimini Street and the smaller rival’s Chief Executive Seth Ravin will go to trial in September.
Oracle wants more than $200 million in damages and an injunction on Rimini’s current business model. more»
Fabless chipmaker AMD lowered its revenue estimate for its second second quarter saying the demand for personal computers was weaker than expected.
The company also cut its adjusted gross margin forecast for the quarter ended June 27.
The company has been shifting focus to gaming consoles and low-power servers but progress has been slower than anyone expected. more»
Huawei’s UK and Ireland chief security officer told its UK and Ireland partner summit that it had no secrets from anyone.
David Francis admitted some partners’ customers might not be sure about the red flag outside Huawei’s headquarters but they should have confidence in the security of Huawei product and services. more»
Analyst Raymond James has created a flap over his idea that now is the perfect time for HP to buy EMC.
James believes an acquisition deal between HP and EMC is a “distinct possibility” as HP inches closer to its company split date in November. more»
It is starting to look like a whole clutch of NHS IT projects are about to turn into embarrassing turkeys and gobble their way to the Treasury to look for more cash or be carved up before Christmas.
The increasingly expensive GP Extraction Service IT system has been deemed “not fit for purpose” by the government’s spending watchdog. more»
US spies’ favourite target Cisco wants to buy the cloud security company OpenDNS for $635 million.
Cisco was one of the outfit’s investors in a $35 million round in May, 2014.
The $635 million will be paid in cash and assumed equity awards, plus retention based incentives for OpenDNS, according to information supplied by Cisco. more»
A huge falling out between Orange and the Israeli mobile phone operator Partner Communications has resulted in the French telco withdrawing its licensing from the outfit.
Israel protested to France after Orange’s Chief Executive, Stephane Richard, said earlier this month he would terminate the licensing arrangement with Partner “tomorrow morning” if the contracts allowed. more»
Amazon.com is extending its business loan program for small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China.
Until now, the e-retailer has offered the service only in the United States and Japan.
Now, according to the head of Amazon Marketplace, Peter Faricy, Amazon Lending, founded in 2012, now plans to offer short-term working capital loans in other countries where it operates a third-party, seller-run marketplace business,. more»
The Divination Department at Juniper Research has been chewing its laurel leaves and breathing in the vapours to give an oracle that predicts carriers will put more than four times the mobile data traffic onto Wi-Fi networks by 2019.
Mobile carriers will offload nearly 60 percent of mobile data traffic to Wi-Fi networks over the next four years. more»
Box seems to be signing deals like crazy – first with Redmond and now with Big Blue.
The pair have a cunning plan to cross IBM content management, Watson analytics and IBM Verse and Connections social collaboration tools. Box has a deal with Microsoft over Office 365 for the desktop, Office on iOS and Outlook. more»
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) appears to have found itself in the middle of a blazing row after being accused by several hardware review sites of being biased against the press. That is, the press it doesn’t like too much.
AMD introduced its Fury product last week to a blaze of publicity but it wasn’t long before different hardware sites said no samples were to be had for love or, even, apparently money. more»
France’s largest telecoms outfit, Orange will continue to play a leading role in creating pan-European networks through acquisitions.
Chief executive Stephane Richard told the Financial Times that a number of smaller former state monopoly “incumbents” — including KPN , Telecom Italia and Belgacom were vulnerable if Europe were able to create a single digital market. more»
The troubled Oracle outfit has just told its channel partners that it is extending its cloud offerings in a bid to improve its bottom line and see off competition from Amazon.
Executive Chairman Larry Ellison said in a webcast that he wanted to compete with Amazon.com on price. more»
Connected cars are a key area for resellers as drivers are demanding that their cars have internet functions.
Cognizant Global Head of Innovation, Manufacturing & Logistics Satyavolu Prasad told the Dutch magazine Channel Web that linking technology vehicles, through ‘smart’ devices and the changing lifestyle of consumers has changed the driving experience. more»