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Archive: 2011-02


 Monday, 28th February 2011, 14:16:36

SEO techniques could change as Google amends algorithms

SEO techniques could change as Google amends algorithms

Search engine optimisation could change after Google amends its rankings system.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 28th February 2011, 14:15:48

Google could be about to expand video streaming service, report says

Google could be about to expand video streaming service, report says

Google could be about to expand YouTube to include films.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Monday, 28th February 2011, 14:14:55

Firms without virtualisation at risk of being left behind, says expert

Firms without virtualisation at risk of being left behind, says expert

Businesses that have not introduced virtualisation are at serious risk of being left behind an expert has said.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 25th February 2011, 16:40:28

Localised SEO should be considered by businesses, expert advises

Localised SEO should be considered by businesses, expert advises

Businesses could begin looking at localised SEO as Google could change the way it works.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 25th February 2011, 16:39:37

Three-quarters of SMEs do not use cloud computing, survey reveals

Three-quarters of SMEs do not use cloud computing, survey reveals

Only a quarter of companies receive the benefits of cloud computing as 73 per cent have not adopted the technology.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 25th February 2011, 16:00:04

Companies advised to choose .com domain names over .net

Companies advised to choose .com domain names over .net

Choosing a .com domain name can be safer in the long run..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 17:01:38

Cloud computing set to be widely used in the property companies sector, Rics says

Cloud computing set to be widely used in the property companies sector, Rics says

More housing firms will use cloud computing over the next few years in an attempt to reduce costs.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 16:52:52

Anti-spam could be needed after survey finds a third of incoming emails are not work-related

Anti-spam could be needed after survey finds a third of incoming emails are not work-related

A third of incoming emails at work are not related to the job according to a new survey.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 16:51:59

72% of firms to increase online marketing budgets in next 12 months, survey finds

72% of firms to increase online marketing budgets in next 12 months, survey finds

Online marketing budgets are set to increase over the next year.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 16:34:59

Efficient managed hosting can lead to cost savings

Efficient managed hosting can lead to cost savings

Providers of managed hosting services that cut the energy consumption of their datacentres could pass on savings to their customers..

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 16:32:55

Desktop virtualisation growing in popularity

Desktop virtualisation growing in popularity

More firms are virtualising employees desktop environments..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 16:30:37

Small firms urged to find right managed web hosting solution

Small firms urged to find right managed web hosting solution

It is important that businesses research the various web hosting options available to them..

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Thursday, 24th February 2011, 16:28:42

Different paths open to firms switching blog domain names

Different paths open to firms switching blog domain names

Small companies switching blog domain names have several option open to them..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 23rd February 2011, 16:47:22

CRM expected to top business software spending increases in 2011, Gartner says

CRM expected to top business software spending increases in 2011, Gartner says

CRM software will see the biggest increase over the coming 12 months says Gartner.

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Wednesday, 23rd February 2011, 16:46:04

Sex.com entered into Guinness Book of Records as world's most expensive domain name

Sex.com entered into Guinness Book of Records as world's most expensive domain name

Sex dot com has officially been recognised as the most expensive domain name in the world.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 23rd February 2011, 16:44:42

Cloud computing could create 300,000 UK jobs by 2015, report says

Cloud computing could create 300,000 UK jobs by 2015, report says

The second part of the 2011 Cloud Dividend report by EMC has found that 300000 new jobs could be created in the UK by 2015.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 22nd February 2011, 14:05:14

Google News involvement could help firms with SEO, expert says

Google News involvement could help firms with SEO, expert says

Businesses looking to improve their SEO should try and get unique news content onto their website.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 22nd February 2011, 14:04:29

Taiwan could be major player in ecommerce sector, expert says

Taiwan could be major player in ecommerce sector, expert says

A business leader has predicted that Taiwan will become a major ecommerce player in the coming years.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 22nd February 2011, 14:03:48

Cloud computing in schools would be a 'great step forward'

Cloud computing in schools would be a 'great step forward'

AN ICT expert has said that adoption of cloud computing in schools would be a great step forward for education.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 21st February 2011, 16:49:41

Waitrose spends £10m on ecommerce site upgrade

Waitrose spends £10m on ecommerce site upgrade

The supermarket group hopes to lure more customers to its internet site with a revamp.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 21st February 2011, 16:48:57

Cloud computing is 'one of the key technology trends of recent decades'

Cloud computing is 'one of the key technology trends of recent decades'

Cost savings and energy efficiency are among the main benefits of cloud computing according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 21st February 2011, 16:48:14

Domain names have value like commercial real estate, expert says

Domain names have value like commercial real estate, expert says

Domain names have an inherent value according to an expert.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 21st February 2011, 08:37:10

Web hosting solutions 'ideal for new startups'

Web hosting solutions 'ideal for new startups'

Managed hosting can help small firms contain the costs of their websites..

categories:  |  Web Host Industry  |  


 Monday, 21st February 2011, 08:35:34

VMware shows off mobile virtualization for Android

VMware shows off mobile virtualization for Android

Android phones will soon be able to run VMware..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 18th February 2011, 18:38:38

UK ecommerce revenues reach £5.1bn in January

UK ecommerce revenues reach £5.1bn in January

Ecommerce revenue for January 2011 stood at £5.1 billion..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 17th February 2011, 19:48:43

Virtualisation 'can solve cloud security issues'

Virtualisation 'can solve cloud security issues'

Security fears concerning cloud computing could be alleviated through virtualised approaches..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 17th February 2011, 19:46:10

Managed hosting on the rise in business process management

Managed hosting on the rise in business process management

BPM is being transformed by cloud-based platforms and services..

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 16th February 2011, 17:55:31

Brands must fight to protect their ecommerce

Brands must fight to protect their ecommerce

Ecommerce must be protect by brands from piracy and counterfeiting..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 15th February 2011, 17:25:18

Morrisons looking to break into ecommerce with Kiddicare.com auction

Morrisons looking to break into ecommerce with Kiddicare.com auction

Morrisons is preparing to launch its own ecommerce offering..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 15th February 2011, 17:23:02

dot-co domain names to be big export for Columbia

dot-co domain names to be big export for Columbia

Columbia hopes .co domain names will be an international hit..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 15th February 2011, 17:21:23

Groupon switches domain names for Australia

Groupon switches domain names for Australia

Groupon is switching domain names for Australia..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 14th February 2011, 17:03:31

CADNA warns on new domain names

CADNA warns on new domain names

The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse has questioned ICANN's decision to open up top-level domains..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 14th February 2011, 17:02:35

Record companies working with mobile operators to boost ecommerce

Record companies working with mobile operators to boost ecommerce

Mobile operators and record companies are working together in an attempt to boost ecommerce revenues in the face of piracy..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 11th February 2011, 16:53:28

PayPal's market share increases to 18% as more people use ecommerce

PayPal's market share increases to 18% as more people use ecommerce

More people are spending online after PayPal announced sales of more than three billion dollars in 2010.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 11th February 2011, 16:52:18

Cloud computing could be used after law firms urged to turn to electronic working

Cloud computing could be used after law firms urged to turn to electronic working

Cloud computing may be one of the introductions to law firms after the Law Society said that electronic working is a part of the future.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 11th February 2011, 16:51:17

Companies willing to spend big money on search engine optimisation, expert says

Companies willing to spend big money on search engine optimisation, expert says

Businesses are putting large amounts of money into search engine optimisation an expert has said.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 10th February 2011, 13:53:47

Domain name sales grew by 12% last year, report finds

Domain name sales grew by 12% last year, report finds

Sedo has found that domain name sales grew by 12 per cent in 2010.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 10th February 2011, 13:52:30

IT professionals must be educated in how to be savvy during business change, expert says

IT professionals must be educated in how to be savvy during business change, expert says

Cloud computing adoption is set to be the future for businesses according to an expert .

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 10th February 2011, 13:51:05

Higher education establishments should look at IT department as 'key player'

Higher education establishments should look at IT department as 'key player'

An analyst at Ovum has said that tuition fee rises will see universities using their IT department to reduce costs.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 9th February 2011, 15:47:58

Social networking websites 'need to evolve' to maintain interest

Social networking websites 'need to evolve' to maintain interest

Twitter and other social networks must frequently develop new features to ensure people stay connected according to an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 9th February 2011, 15:46:47

Public cloud computing revenues set to rise by 2014, IDC says

Public cloud computing revenues set to rise by 2014, IDC says

Healthcare in particular will increase its use of public cloud computing according to the IDC.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 9th February 2011, 15:45:56

Ecommerce could rise after report says mobile money users set to double by 2013

Ecommerce could rise after report says mobile money users set to double by 2013

People may have better access to their finances after Juniper Research found that the number of worldwide mobile money users is set to double.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 8th February 2011, 16:04:31

IBM provides managed hosting for Scottish council in new data centre

IBM provides managed hosting for Scottish council in new data centre

IBM has constructed a new data centre in Scotland to host a council's computing infrastructure.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Tuesday, 8th February 2011, 16:03:15

'Potential lucrative territories' await firms during domain name introduction

'Potential lucrative territories' await firms during domain name introduction

New domain name suffixes will be introduced in the coming year and could provide firms with new addresses.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 8th February 2011, 16:02:14

HEFCE sets aside £12.5 million for cloud computing introduction

HEFCE sets aside £12.5 million for cloud computing introduction

Cloud computing could be used by universities after money was set aside for its use.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 7th February 2011, 13:54:53

CRM programs could help companies struggling to match in-store customer experience

CRM programs could help companies struggling to match in-store customer experience

A panel of leading retailers has concluded that businesses must improve their customer service in 2011.

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Monday, 7th February 2011, 13:54:00

Ecommerce spending rises in final quarter of 2010

Ecommerce spending rises in final quarter of 2010

Online spending again increased in the final quarter of last year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 7th February 2011, 13:52:37

Microsoft's newest launch will 'increase the portability of communication tools'

Microsoft's newest launch will 'increase the portability of communication tools'

An IT expert believes that Microsoft Lync 2010 will help companies use devices in new locations.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Friday, 4th February 2011, 16:49:57

IANA about to release final seven batches of Domain Names as IPv4 runs out

IANA about to release final seven batches of Domain Names as IPv4 runs out

The number of domain names on the current internet protocol system is running.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 4th February 2011, 14:45:43

Companies warned to ignore spam emails that ask for financial information

Companies warned to ignore spam emails that ask for financial information

Firms are being told to avoid giving out financial information through email.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Friday, 4th February 2011, 14:44:05

Firms using cloud could be rising as wireless LAN networks set to grow larger

Firms using cloud could be rising as wireless LAN networks set to grow larger

A report has predicted that wireless LAN networks are set to increase in the next four years.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 4th February 2011, 14:39:46

Cloud computing a 'top technology priority' for firms of all sizes

Cloud computing a 'top technology priority' for firms of all sizes

The use of cloud computing will be a top technology priority over the coming year according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 3rd February 2011, 16:49:00

M&S achieves the best marks in mobile ecommerce site survey

M&S achieves the best marks in mobile ecommerce site survey

Marks and Spencer has been voted as the best mobile ecommerce website in a customer satisfaction report.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 3rd February 2011, 16:47:05

Ignoring spam messages is the best way to reduce their significance, expert says

Ignoring spam messages is the best way to reduce their significance, expert says

An expert says that there will not be a market for spam messages if people ignore them.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Wednesday, 2nd February 2011, 16:49:28

Cloud adoption now a necessity rather than an option, says IT commentator

Cloud adoption now a necessity rather than an option, says IT commentator

Companies are adopting cloud computing as a necessity says an IT expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 2nd February 2011, 16:48:35

Cloud computing benefits now 'widely recognised'

Cloud computing benefits now 'widely recognised'

Cloud computing benefits for companies are now widely recognised according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 2nd February 2011, 16:47:54

SEO has not changed with Google Instant introduction, expert says

SEO has not changed with Google Instant introduction, expert says

The same rules apply with search engine optimisation since the introduction of Google Instant an expert has said.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 1st February 2011, 16:10:59

Halfords' website goes down after domain name renewal problem

Halfords' website goes down after domain name renewal problem

The website of UK bikes retailer Halfords went down for 24 hours because of a domain name renewal problem.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 1st February 2011, 16:10:11

IBM launches cloud computing centre in Canada

IBM launches cloud computing centre in Canada

Computing firm IBM has unveiled a new cloud computing centre in Canada to help businesses host information and programs off site.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Tuesday, 1st February 2011, 16:09:41

Mobile marketing to be used by the majority of firms in 2011, survey finds

Mobile marketing to be used by the majority of firms in 2011, survey finds

Around 75 per cent of companies will increase their spending on mobile technology in 2011.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


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