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Archive: 2011-03


 Thursday, 31st March 2011, 15:41:44

IBM opens new cloud computing centre in Singapore

IBM opens new cloud computing centre in Singapore

IBM has opened a new multi-million pound cloud computing centre to help firms with cloud services.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 31st March 2011, 15:40:34

Businesses beginning to embrace social media as a way of advertising, says expert

Businesses beginning to embrace social media as a way of advertising, says expert

Advertisers and businesses are beginning to embrace social media as a platform for advertising says expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 30th March 2011, 15:20:57

Domain name auction for pad.com to take place

Domain name auction for pad.com to take place

A domain name auction is now underway after the owners of dot pad decided to sell up.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 30th March 2011, 15:20:06

Ecommerce websites making it easier for people to compare prices, says expert

Ecommerce websites making it easier for people to compare prices, says expert

An awful lot of high street names now have an online presence according to one expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 29th March 2011, 16:18:02

Online marketing to grow by 12.8% across UK next year, survey says

Online marketing to grow by 12.8% across UK next year, survey says

Online advertising budgets will grow in the coming year according to a new report.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 29th March 2011, 16:03:24

Identifying customers by email addresses to have successful ecommerce site, expert says

Identifying customers by email addresses to have successful ecommerce site, expert says

Garreth Bloor believes that identifying customers by their email addresses will help make a successful ecommerce site.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 29th March 2011, 16:02:49

More than a third of SMBs to pay for cloud services in next three years, survey says

More than a third of SMBs to pay for cloud services in next three years, survey says

More than a third of SMBs are to pay for cloud computing in the next three years according to Microsoft.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 28th March 2011, 15:16:25

Facebook introduces real-time advertising to help marketers

Facebook introduces real-time advertising to help marketers

Companies could turn to social networking site Facebook to help with marketing.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 28th March 2011, 15:14:33

Ecommerce shopping greener than making visit to the shop, says retailer

Ecommerce shopping greener than making visit to the shop, says retailer

Ecommerce shopping greener than making visit to the shop, says retailer.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 28th March 2011, 15:13:51

Firewalls could be required as security firm warns of cybercriminal activity

Firewalls could be required as security firm warns of cybercriminal activity

A security firm is warning that businesses could be at risk as cybercriminals target social networking websites.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Friday, 25th March 2011, 16:56:19

Ecommerce site usage could increase as broadband subscriber number rises

Ecommerce site usage could increase as broadband subscriber number rises

Broadband subscriber numbers have increased according to new research.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 25th March 2011, 16:55:27

Companies have still not figured out how to market through social media, expert says

Companies have still not figured out how to market through social media, expert says

Businesses have not yet mastered how to use social media properly according to an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 25th March 2011, 16:54:44

'Switched-on' candidates turning to social media to get job vacancies

'Switched-on' candidates turning to social media to get job vacancies

Companies could look at advertising job vacancies through social media as this is where more people are turning to says an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 24th March 2011, 16:33:16

Microsoft launches cloud-based product Windows InTune

Microsoft launches cloud-based product Windows InTune

Microsoft has launched a new cloud based product called Windows InTune.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Thursday, 24th March 2011, 16:32:31

Ecommerce website success relies on personalisation, expert says

Ecommerce website success relies on personalisation, expert says

Personalisation is crucial to a successful ecommerce website according to an expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 24th March 2011, 16:31:45

Play.com suffers security problems with customer information

Play.com suffers security problems with customer information

A firewall could be used by play dot com after a security breach.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Wednesday, 23rd March 2011, 16:40:00

Companies at 'edge of computing era of unprecedented flexability'

Companies at 'edge of computing era of unprecedented flexability'

Cloud services are leaving technology on the edge of unprecedented flexability according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 23rd March 2011, 16:39:13

Mobile ecommerce to continue growing in popularity, report says

Mobile ecommerce to continue growing in popularity, report says

A new report by Oracle shows that 48 per cent of consumers now use mobile devices to research products.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 23rd March 2011, 16:38:37

Airlines to introduce boarding passes on mobiles more as people increase use of devices

Airlines to introduce boarding passes on mobiles more as people increase use of devices

As well as improving ecommerce websites airlines will introduce mobile boarding passes according to a new report.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 22nd March 2011, 16:46:09

Ecommerce retailers must have 'visibility' from postal carriers

Ecommerce retailers must have 'visibility' from postal carriers

Businesses with an ecommerce site must have visibility from postal carriers according to an expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 22nd March 2011, 16:45:28

Cloud services providing 'evolving IT outsourcing model' for businesses

Cloud services providing 'evolving IT outsourcing model' for businesses

Businesses are being given the opportunity to use an evolving IT outsourcing model.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 22nd March 2011, 16:44:43

Flexible working rights could require firms to use cloud services

Flexible working rights could require firms to use cloud services

Maggie Berry believes that quality part time work could follow the introduction of flexible working.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 21st March 2011, 16:47:09

Anti-virus could be used as expert warns of cybercriminal activity

Anti-virus could be used as expert warns of cybercriminal activity

Security expert Dan Nadir has warned that cybercriminals are continuing to target websites.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Monday, 21st March 2011, 16:46:18

Ecommerce sales set to grow by 14% in US this year, says eMarketer

Ecommerce sales set to grow by 14% in US this year, says eMarketer

A research group predicts that three quarters of the US online population will be making purchases over the internet by 2015.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 21st March 2011, 16:45:39

ICANN approves plans for .xxx domain name

ICANN approves plans for .xxx domain name

ICANN has approved plans for a dot xxx domain name.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 18th March 2011, 17:26:59

Waitrose expects its ecommerce operations to be worth £100m in future

Waitrose expects its ecommerce operations to be worth £100m in future

The upmarket grocer hopes to earn £100 million from its online delivery service within 18 months..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 18th March 2011, 17:25:48

ICANN expected to approve .xxx domain names

ICANN expected to approve .xxx domain names

The registry for internet names is expected to this week approve the .xxx domain name suffix..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 17th March 2011, 17:26:30

Server virtualisation market maturing

Server virtualisation market maturing

More money is being spent on server virtualisation..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 17th March 2011, 17:25:14

Virtualisation can aid companies' green performance

Virtualisation can aid companies' green performance

Virtualisation could help companies become more green..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 17th March 2011, 17:22:20

UK has £10bn ecommerce bill for January and February

UK has £10bn ecommerce bill for January and February

Brits spent £4.9 billion online in February..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 16th March 2011, 16:09:25

Debenhams enjoying strong ecommerce performance

Debenhams enjoying strong ecommerce performance

Ecommerce sales rose by 82 per cent for Debenhams in the six months to February 26th..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 16th March 2011, 15:55:59

Desktop virtualisation could increase with tablet sales

Desktop virtualisation could increase with tablet sales

Virtualisation software could become more important as consumers bring tablets into the workplace..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 16th March 2011, 15:53:57

London 2012 organisers run into ecommerce difficulties

London 2012 organisers run into ecommerce difficulties

A number of fans have been left unable to buy tickets for the 2012 Olympic Games..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 15th March 2011, 16:49:14

Managed hosting services to be transformed by data centre changes?

Managed hosting services to be transformed by data centre changes?

The way that data centres are designed and operated will likely change over the next five years..

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 15th March 2011, 16:43:19

.com remains 'king' of domain names

.com remains 'king' of domain names

More domain names will soon be available, but .com is likely to remain the choice pick..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 14th March 2011, 15:49:04

eBay invests in ecommerce specialist

eBay invests in ecommerce specialist

The online auction house has bought a large stake in an ecommerce technology company..

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 14th March 2011, 15:46:02

Firms urged caution over generic top-level domains

Firms urged caution over generic top-level domains

Companies have been urged to be cautious over generic top-level domains..

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 14th March 2011, 15:43:42

Virtualisation a 'panacea' for IT industry

Virtualisation a 'panacea' for IT industry

One IT expert has highlighted virtualisation as a "panacea" that can heal all sectors of the IT industry..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 11th March 2011, 17:18:29

VMware View launched on iPad

VMware View launched on iPad

The client allows business users to access virtual desktops through the device..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 10th March 2011, 17:13:28

Dot TV domain name auction takes place as popularity rises

Dot TV domain name auction takes place as popularity rises

Dot TV domain names auction takes place online.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 10th March 2011, 17:12:22

Ecommerce website popularity causing pre-Christmas spending rise

Ecommerce website popularity causing pre-Christmas spending rise

High spending in November shows popularity rise for internet spending, according to report.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 10th March 2011, 17:11:40

Cloud services will be a 'transformational force' in European software market in 2011

Cloud services will be a 'transformational force' in European software market in 2011

IDC predicts that cloud computing will be a core issue over the coming year.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 9th March 2011, 16:43:41

Cloud hosting services used to cut costs at Royal Mail

Cloud hosting services used to cut costs at Royal Mail

Royal Mail is looking to cut costs through cloud computing.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 9th March 2011, 16:41:19

Marketing will become 'tailored to the individual' in the future, expert says

Marketing will become 'tailored to the individual' in the future, expert says

Marketing techniques are currently targeted at a group rather than an individual he added.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 9th March 2011, 16:40:36

SEO will 'easily pay for itself' if done well, says expert

SEO will 'easily pay for itself' if done well, says expert

The expense of SEO is not important according to one industry commentator.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 8th March 2011, 16:39:18

Australian domain name registrations hit 2 million

Australian domain name registrations hit 2 million

The number of dot au domain names registered hit two million last month.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 8th March 2011, 16:38:35

'Two-way dialogue' offered by social networking websites

'Two-way dialogue' offered by social networking websites

An expert believes that businesses will be turning to social networks to market their products.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 8th March 2011, 16:37:21

Ecommerce boost for Expedia as Middle East set for online holiday bookings surge

Ecommerce boost for Expedia as Middle East set for online holiday bookings surge

Expedia expects more people to make bookings online in the Middle East over the coming few years.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 7th March 2011, 16:43:27

Plumbword unveils new ecommerce site to help sell products

Plumbword unveils new ecommerce site to help sell products

Plumbworld has launched a new ecommerce site from which customers to purchase its products.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 7th March 2011, 16:42:47

Social CRM will be widely used as executives see its importance, says expert

Social CRM will be widely used as executives see its importance, says expert

Social CRM is set to become more widely used expert says.

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Monday, 7th March 2011, 16:42:17

Cloud computing will go 'hand-in-hand' with traditional technology, expert says

Cloud computing will go 'hand-in-hand' with traditional technology, expert says

An IT expert believes cloud services will become more widely used in the next three to five years.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 4th March 2011, 16:55:43

Domain registration commences in Qatar as country unveils registry office

Domain registration commences in Qatar as country unveils registry office

Domain names in Qatar will be available to all internet users in August after the country unveiled its registry company.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 4th March 2011, 16:42:46

Social media can help build customer trust, Institute says

Social media can help build customer trust, Institute says

Businesses should use social media as it builds customer trust and loyalty.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 4th March 2011, 16:42:13

Spending on cloud services and SaaS set to increase by 112% between 2010 and 2014, says report

Spending on cloud services and SaaS set to increase by 112% between 2010 and 2014, says report

In-Stat has found that SaaS spending will increase by 112 per cent between 2010 and 2014.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 3rd March 2011, 14:56:41

'Agile' cloud services can help companies become smarter, says expert

'Agile' cloud services can help companies become smarter, says expert

Cloud computing can help companies create new opportunities.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 3rd March 2011, 14:55:00

Wal-Mart and Suning target ecommerce success in China

Wal-Mart and Suning target ecommerce success in China

Home appliance firm Suning is opening new storage centres to help cope with demand.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 3rd March 2011, 14:53:59

Cloud hosting will 'continue to see the use of virtualisation advance'

Cloud hosting will 'continue to see the use of virtualisation advance'

Expert claims that virtualisation actually dates back to the 1960s .

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 2nd March 2011, 16:20:34

IBM introduces new technology to improve cloud hosting services

IBM introduces new technology to improve cloud hosting services

IBM unveils four new software products to improve cloud computing speed.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Wednesday, 2nd March 2011, 16:18:58

Google dominates paid US search engine revenues market, new figures show

Google dominates paid US search engine revenues market, new figures show

Businesses should look to Google for paid advertising to further market their services.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 2nd March 2011, 16:17:48

Domain registrations increase six per cent in 2011, report reveals

Domain registrations increase six per cent in 2011, report reveals

VeriSign has revealed that more than 205 million domain names were registered in the last 12 months.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 1st March 2011, 16:48:00

Cloud hosting set to be a 'mega-trend' in the coming years, says an expert

Cloud hosting set to be a 'mega-trend' in the coming years, says an expert

Firms will increase their use of cloud hosting over the coming years according to an organisation.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 1st March 2011, 16:32:08

Ecommerce figures rose 18 per cent across Europe in 2010, new research shows

Ecommerce figures rose 18 per cent across Europe in 2010, new research shows

Forrester Research figures found that ecommerce numbers rose 18 per cent across Europe in 2010.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 1st March 2011, 16:30:55

Managed hosting on the rise as worldwide server market revenues increase

Managed hosting on the rise as worldwide server market revenues increase

The IDC has released new figures on the server market and revenues increased in the final quarter of last year.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


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