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Archive: 2011-04


 Thursday, 28th April 2011, 16:46:13

Worldwide PC market growth could lead to further ecommerce success

Worldwide PC market growth could lead to further ecommerce success

Canalys has found that that the world PC market grew by seven per cent in the first quarter.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 28th April 2011, 16:45:23

Online spending on Prince William items increases 12,000%, eBay says

Online spending on Prince William items increases 12,000%, eBay says

Prince William item sales have increased by twelve thousand per cent on eBay.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 28th April 2011, 16:44:25

SaaS adoption becoming 'huge' as companies outsource IT

SaaS adoption becoming 'huge' as companies outsource IT

Cloud hosting services could become more widely used as SaaS adoption increases.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 27th April 2011, 15:26:28

Quarter of Shanghai white collar workers shop online, research finds

Quarter of Shanghai white collar workers shop online, research finds

Shanghai is only behind the UK in the percentage of spending online.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 27th April 2011, 15:25:41

Canadian couple buy Kate Middleton domain name

Canadian couple buy Kate Middleton domain name

A couple from Canada have purchased a domain name relating to Kate Middleton.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 27th April 2011, 15:24:31

Dedicated server providers could benefit as firms look for IT professionals with people skills

Dedicated server providers could benefit as firms look for IT professionals with people skills

An IT recruitment expert believes companies are looking for people with communication skills now.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 26th April 2011, 15:16:38

Ecommerce spending surges in Q1 of this year, says IMRG Capgemini index

Ecommerce spending surges in Q1 of this year, says IMRG Capgemini index

Brits spent more than five billion pounds last month online according to new figures.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 26th April 2011, 15:15:48

Further protection required for cloud hosting services, expert says

Further protection required for cloud hosting services, expert says

Legislation should be introduced in the near future on cloud services according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 26th April 2011, 15:14:55

Social media becoming more widely accepted in businesses, expert says

Social media becoming more widely accepted in businesses, expert says

Businesses are beginning to accept use of Facebook according to an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 21st April 2011, 15:27:05

VMware reports 33% revenue growth for Q1

VMware reports 33% revenue growth for Q1

Revenues for virtualisation group VMware increased by 33 per cent in the first quarter.

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Thursday, 21st April 2011, 15:25:44

Outlook strong for on demand application use, survey reveals

Outlook strong for on demand application use, survey reveals

Majority of CEOs and CFOs questioned by Sand Hill believe that cloud will be come increasingly used this year.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 21st April 2011, 15:25:00

China's ecommerce market has become 'formidable force'

China's ecommerce market has become 'formidable force'

A new report predicts that ecommerce in China will continue to grow in the next five years.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 20th April 2011, 15:19:13

Cloud hosting services double for IBM in the first quarter

Cloud hosting services double for IBM in the first quarter

IBM has announced that it expects cloud hosting services to continue to grow this year.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 20th April 2011, 15:17:20

Microsoft COO says company is investing heavily in cloud hosting services

Microsoft COO says company is investing heavily in cloud hosting services

Microsoft will expand its Office 365 suite to include Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online in the future.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 20th April 2011, 15:16:40

Ecommerce jobs will be created in Ireland as Gilt Groupe expands

Ecommerce jobs will be created in Ireland as Gilt Groupe expands

The Gilt Groupe will create new ecommerce jobs in Ireland over the next year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 19th April 2011, 15:13:27

Two thirds of firms have security fears of cloud computing, says survey

Two thirds of firms have security fears of cloud computing, says survey

There is still huge potential with cloud computing according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 19th April 2011, 15:12:16

UK ecommerce websites continuing to find success, report says

UK ecommerce websites continuing to find success, report says

Actinic has found that ecommerce sales are continuing to grow.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 19th April 2011, 15:11:24

Twitter provides flexible and cost-effective methods of reaching audiences, expert says

Twitter provides flexible and cost-effective methods of reaching audiences, expert says

Tim Gibbon believes that businesses should look at using Twitter because it is a cost effective way of reaching audiences.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 18th April 2011, 15:18:23

Forum calls for EU's latest ecommerce laws to be amended

Forum calls for EU's latest ecommerce laws to be amended

Ecommerce laws could hinder small companies according to the Forum of Private Business.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 18th April 2011, 15:17:31

.xxx suffixes go live on the internet having been added to root servers

.xxx suffixes go live on the internet having been added to root servers

Dot xxx domain names are now live on the internet after being approved earlier this year.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 18th April 2011, 15:16:48

SMBs should turn to Twitter for marketing as it will be 'hard to shift'

SMBs should turn to Twitter for marketing as it will be 'hard to shift'

A digital agency expert believes that Twitter will be hard to shift as the leading microblogging site.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 15th April 2011, 15:12:34

'More remote and more virtual' ways of working could see boost to cloud hosting services

'More remote and more virtual' ways of working could see boost to cloud hosting services

A business futurologist believes that it is no surprise to see more people working virtually.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 15th April 2011, 15:11:33

South African firms turning to cloud hosting services, report finds

South African firms turning to cloud hosting services, report finds

A new report from Microsoft has shown that small South African companies are turning to cloud hosting services.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 15th April 2011, 15:10:11

Clothing ecommerce has doubled over the last five years, research says

Clothing ecommerce has doubled over the last five years, research says

Mintel has found that ecommerce clothing sales have doubled over the last five years.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 14th April 2011, 15:08:59

Businesses should ensure their firewall is up-to-date as people are 'being tricked' by URL attacks

Businesses should ensure their firewall is up-to-date as people are 'being tricked' by URL attacks

A security expert has said that people are being tricked by shortened URL addresses.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Thursday, 14th April 2011, 15:08:00

Microsoft launches preview to Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft launches preview to Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft has unveiled a preview to its new Internet Explorer 10 web browser only a month after the full release of IE9.

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Thursday, 14th April 2011, 15:07:03

Firms realising it is cheaper to use cloud services, expert says

Firms realising it is cheaper to use cloud services, expert says

It is cheaper to use cloud hosting than pay for IT staff to maintain servers according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 13th April 2011, 16:51:31

Video streaming could be used as figures reveal boost in online viewing figures

Video streaming could be used as figures reveal boost in online viewing figures

comScore has found that 174 million internet users watched online videos in the US last month.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Wednesday, 13th April 2011, 16:50:24

Survey reveals Italy could be ideal target audience for ecommerce sites

Survey reveals Italy could be ideal target audience for ecommerce sites

Nielsen's survey finds that Italians are involved in multi channel shopping.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 13th April 2011, 16:48:42

Online customer service is important for businesses with ecommerce sites, expert says

Online customer service is important for businesses with ecommerce sites, expert says

Ecommerce websites need to be successful in three areas according to an expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 16:00:00

Agility - and not cost savings - is driving cloud growth, study finds

Agility - and not cost savings - is driving cloud growth, study finds

A new study has shown that agility is a key driver to cloud hosting uptake.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 16:00:00

IBM announces new measures to help boost cloud adoption

IBM announces new measures to help boost cloud adoption

Technology firm IBM has introduced new pricing structures to its services.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 14:53:32

Twitter introduces new dashboard feature to further aid marketers

Twitter introduces new dashboard feature to further aid marketers

Social networking website Twitter has made another change to help online marketers.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 14:52:29

Tesco launches ecommerce site for second-hand cars

Tesco launches ecommerce site for second-hand cars

Retailer Tesco now has a website for people looking for used cars.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 14:50:54

SMEs could turn to managed hosting as companies 'overwhelmed' in battle to be sustainable

SMEs could turn to managed hosting as companies 'overwhelmed' in battle to be sustainable

Companies are struggling to be sustainable according to a leading professor.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 12th April 2011, 14:50:04

Cloud computing a top priority for CIOs in Australia and New Zealand, Gartner finds

Cloud computing a top priority for CIOs in Australia and New Zealand, Gartner finds

Cloud hosting services and mobile technologies are the top priorities for CIOs in Australia and New Zealand this year.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 11th April 2011, 15:44:28

Augmented reality technology will 'definitely grow' in the future

Augmented reality technology will 'definitely grow' in the future

Online marketing methods could turn to smartphones as augmented reality moves a step closer.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 11th April 2011, 15:43:20

Domain name disputes up 24 per cent, figures reveal

Domain name disputes up 24 per cent, figures reveal

The National Arbitration Forum has revealed that domain name disputes increased by 24 per cent in 2010.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 11th April 2011, 15:42:00

Visa Europe to invest 100 million euros in ecommerce payment methods

Visa Europe to invest 100 million euros in ecommerce payment methods

Payment firm Visa Europe has announced that it will invest further in payment methods in the coming years.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 8th April 2011, 15:08:59

Social CRM is being affected by social media, according to expert

Social CRM is being affected by social media, according to expert

Companies are changing their customer relationship management systems because of the influence of social media.

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Friday, 8th April 2011, 15:04:29

Small companies 'likely to see the advantages' of cloud services

Small companies 'likely to see the advantages' of cloud services

Larger companies are concerned about how cloud will mix with their complex on site infrastructures according to an expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 8th April 2011, 15:02:39

Social CRM will be 'runaway success' over next year, expert says

Social CRM will be 'runaway success' over next year, expert says

A media innovations director believes that social CRM will be a "runaway success" over the next year..

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Thursday, 7th April 2011, 14:49:45

EU domain name registrations double over five years, report says

EU domain name registrations double over five years, report says

Registrations for dot eu domain names have doubled in the last five years.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 7th April 2011, 14:48:47

Cloud hosting services 'poised for strong growth', report says

Cloud hosting services 'poised for strong growth', report says

IaaS will grow by nearly three times in the next three years according to a new report.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 7th April 2011, 14:47:49

SMBs must ensure security packages are up-to-date, says expert

SMBs must ensure security packages are up-to-date, says expert

Businesses must ensure that their security packages are up to date an expert has said.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 14:59:55

Online marketing could change as Twitter unveils plans for Facebook-style pages

Online marketing could change as Twitter unveils plans for Facebook-style pages

Twitter is looking to create Facebook styled pages to help generate more advertising.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 14:59:05

Lakeland launches new ecommerce site

Lakeland launches new ecommerce site

UK kitchenware company Lakeland has unveiled a new and improved ecommerce site.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 6th April 2011, 14:58:32

Cloud services on the cusp of 'explosive growth', expert says

Cloud services on the cusp of 'explosive growth', expert says

Cloud hosting services are about to go to through rapid transformation according to the IEEE.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 17:15:22

100 oldest .com domain name registrations list released

100 oldest .com domain name registrations list released

A list revealing the 100 oldest dot com domain name registrations has been released.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 17:10:41

Ecommerce boom has 'heightened the importance' of reliable web hosting

Ecommerce boom has 'heightened the importance' of reliable web hosting

Reliable web hosting is now more important because of the increase in online sales according to an industry commentator.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 5th April 2011, 17:06:49

Manufacturing sector turning to cloud hosting services, report finds

Manufacturing sector turning to cloud hosting services, report finds

The manufacturing industry is increasing its use of cloud computing according to a new survey.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 4th April 2011, 17:10:05

Azerbaijan domain name registrations rise 36 per cent in March, report says

Azerbaijan domain name registrations rise 36 per cent in March, report says

An Azerbaijan website claims domain name registations increased by 36 per cent last month.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 4th April 2011, 17:07:17

Fashion label Miu Miu to launch ecommerce site across 17 countries

Fashion label Miu Miu to launch ecommerce site across 17 countries

Miu Miu will launch online sites in 17 countries later this week.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 4th April 2011, 17:06:12

Anti-virus could be required as expert warns that people are not protecting themselves enough

Anti-virus could be required as expert warns that people are not protecting themselves enough

The majority of people are not worried about internet secrity until they become a victim an expert has said.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Friday, 1st April 2011, 16:49:00

Domino's Pizza announces strong ecommerce sales for Q1

Domino's Pizza announces strong ecommerce sales for Q1

Online orders have been strong according to the pizza chain.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 1st April 2011, 16:48:15

Royal wedding-themed domain names now on sale

Royal wedding-themed domain names now on sale

Royal wedding domain names are now on sale at eBay dot com as people look to cash in on the big day.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 1st April 2011, 16:46:48

Cloud computing set to be introduced by UK government

Cloud computing set to be introduced by UK government

The government is set to introduce cloud computing to respond to changing operational needs.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


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