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Archive: 2011-05


 Tuesday, 31st May 2011, 15:21:56

Facebook not looking to advertise through mobiles, report says

Facebook not looking to advertise through mobiles, report says

Social networking website Facebook is not looking to advertise through mobile platforms.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 31st May 2011, 15:21:04

Poor mobile broadband hampering m-commerce spending, report finds

Poor mobile broadband hampering m-commerce spending, report finds

The mobile commerce sector will be worth £19 billion by 2021 according to a new report.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 31st May 2011, 15:20:05

IBM unveils new cloud hosting services platform for businesses

IBM unveils new cloud hosting services platform for businesses

Around 30 per cent savings could be made by using new platform.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Friday, 27th May 2011, 15:20:25

Companies could take advantage of Olympics as marketing space auction begins

Companies could take advantage of Olympics as marketing space auction begins

Auctions for digital space will begin shortly.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 27th May 2011, 15:19:27

SMBs increasing their adoption of cloud hosting services in Australia, report says

SMBs increasing their adoption of cloud hosting services in Australia, report says

Cloud hosting services look likely to become more widely adopted in Australia.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 27th May 2011, 15:18:47

Firms could require cloud hosting services following volcanic eruption

Firms could require cloud hosting services following volcanic eruption

An expert believes that companies could turn to cloud services to help during the volcanic eruption .

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 26th May 2011, 15:25:19

UK firms given 12 months to comply with cookie regulations

UK firms given 12 months to comply with cookie regulations

The government has delayed new rules surrounding cookies on websites.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Thursday, 26th May 2011, 15:24:29

Consumerisation could lead to more firms using anti-virus software

Consumerisation could lead to more firms using anti-virus software

More devices used by workers are leading to greater security threats.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Thursday, 26th May 2011, 15:24:00

Domain name registrations increase in first quarter

Domain name registrations increase in first quarter

Domain name registrations are on the rise according to new research.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 25th May 2011, 15:11:23

Benefits of cloud hosting services are 'well established'

Benefits of cloud hosting services are 'well established'

Benefits of cloud computing are well established according to an industry expert.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 25th May 2011, 15:10:24

Ecommerce sites through mobile platforms can help deliver 'high quality user experience'

Ecommerce sites through mobile platforms can help deliver 'high quality user experience'

An expert has said that restaurants should target smartphone users.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 25th May 2011, 15:09:52

Cloud services could be used as government introduces new carbon reduction targets

Cloud services could be used as government introduces new carbon reduction targets

Businesses could reduce their energy use by using cloud services.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 24th May 2011, 15:24:48

Domain name hosting changes will give businesses a chance to have 'regulated slice of internet'

Domain name hosting changes will give businesses a chance to have 'regulated slice of internet'

Businesses will be able to have their own piece of internet real estate when domain name regulations change.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 24th May 2011, 15:24:04

Businesses looking at widening cloud hosting service use, report finds

Businesses looking at widening cloud hosting service use, report finds

Nearly half of companies are looking to increase their use of cloud hosting services according to a new report.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 24th May 2011, 15:23:35

Ecommerce websites see further boost as sales figures grow

Ecommerce websites see further boost as sales figures grow

New figures reveal that online spending increased 19 per cent in April.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 23rd May 2011, 15:28:55

Majority of firms can accommodate an aspect of flexible working, expert says

Majority of firms can accommodate an aspect of flexible working, expert says

Cloud services could be used to ensure that employees can have flexible working.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 23rd May 2011, 15:28:08

'Very early' to measure social media affect on productivity

'Very early' to measure social media affect on productivity

Expert believes that businesses are beginning to encourage their employees to use social media.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 23rd May 2011, 15:27:06

Firms could use social media as consumers become 'increasingly inter-connected'

Firms could use social media as consumers become 'increasingly inter-connected'

Shoppers are increasingly using online product reviews before purchasing.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 20th May 2011, 15:20:03

SMBs could market through email as research shows viewing increase

SMBs could market through email as research shows viewing increase

Businesses should look at using email to market following research published by Return Path.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 20th May 2011, 15:19:07

Ecommerce use could widen as superfast broadband is set to grow

Ecommerce use could widen as superfast broadband is set to grow

More people and businesses could use ecommerce websites as high speed internet widens .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 20th May 2011, 15:18:22

Small firms can boost brand loyalty with customer interaction, expert says

Small firms can boost brand loyalty with customer interaction, expert says

Ecommerce sites are a good way of boosting brand loyalty.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 19th May 2011, 15:13:48

VMware unveils new Horizon App Manager to help with app control

VMware unveils new Horizon App Manager to help with app control

VMware has introduced a new app manager to give greater control and visibility.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 19th May 2011, 15:13:03

Amazon purchases .co domain names

Amazon purchases .co domain names

Online retailer Amazon has purchased a number of new domain names.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 19th May 2011, 15:12:22

Managed hosting could follow as data centre downtime proves costly

Managed hosting could follow as data centre downtime proves costly

New research shows that managed hosting may be ideal with the cost of data centre downtime proving costly.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 18th May 2011, 15:11:21

Nearly two-thirds of firms looking to introduce cloud services in next five years, report says

Nearly two-thirds of firms looking to introduce cloud services in next five years, report says

Cloud hosting services could be used by 60 per cent of companies in the next five years.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 18th May 2011, 15:10:32

Ecommerce sites could be use as retailers facing tough conditions 'for quite some time'

Ecommerce sites could be use as retailers facing tough conditions 'for quite some time'

The British Retail Consortium believes that retailers face tough conditions for quite some time.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 18th May 2011, 15:09:44

Firms 'see a lot of opportunity' from cloud computing, says expert

Firms 'see a lot of opportunity' from cloud computing, says expert

Companies could move non critical business information into the cloud first.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 17th May 2011, 15:11:42

Cost of .xxx domain name registration announced in new report

Cost of .xxx domain name registration announced in new report

Domain names will cost upwards of six hundred and fifty dollars according to a new report.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 17th May 2011, 15:10:52

Small firms could use anti-virus as malware use is 'certainly on the rise'

Small firms could use anti-virus as malware use is 'certainly on the rise'

Malware problems are on the increase according to an expert.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Tuesday, 17th May 2011, 15:09:58

Small firms can increase online presence to boost visibility, expert says

Small firms can increase online presence to boost visibility, expert says

An industry expert says that online presence can help with customer support.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 16th May 2011, 15:04:11

New government targets on carbon emissions could see boost for cloud hosting services

New government targets on carbon emissions could see boost for cloud hosting services

More companies could look at using cloud hosting services after the government announced stronger targets for carbon emissions.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 16th May 2011, 15:03:30

Domain name rules could change as Kenya hosts international conference

Domain name rules could change as Kenya hosts international conference

Industry experts are expect to discuss intellectual property rights in the Nairobi event.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Monday, 16th May 2011, 15:02:58

Wal-Mart strengthens ecommerce presence with purchase Yihaodian

Wal-Mart strengthens ecommerce presence with purchase Yihaodian

Wal-Mart has increased its ecommerce spending power with the purchase of Yihnaodian.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 13th May 2011, 15:16:14

Cloud hosting services could be required as absenteeism costs UK £17 bn per year

Cloud hosting services could be required as absenteeism costs UK £17 bn per year

Absenteeism in the workplace could lead to more use of cloud hosting services.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 13th May 2011, 15:15:07

Cloud hosting services could change as new code for data sharing comes in

Cloud hosting services could change as new code for data sharing comes in

Cloud services could change as new code for data comes into force.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 13th May 2011, 15:14:31

Firms should 'encourage social media activity', expert says

Firms should 'encourage social media activity', expert says

Companies should be aiming to encourage social media says an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 12th May 2011, 15:13:14

Businesses preparing for domain name registration

Businesses preparing for domain name registration

Businesses are about to apply for shortened domain names according to an expert.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 12th May 2011, 15:12:17

'Faster innovation' in businesses as a result of cloud computing

'Faster innovation' in businesses as a result of cloud computing

A Microsoft expert says that cloud hosting is leading to a faster innovation in businesses.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 12th May 2011, 15:11:05

Marketing experts struggling for ROI on social media, report says

Marketing experts struggling for ROI on social media, report says

New research by Fairfax shows that marketers are struggling for a return on investment through social media.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 11th May 2011, 14:58:35

South Korea aims to be leader in cloud hosting services by 2015, report says

South Korea aims to be leader in cloud hosting services by 2015, report says

South Korea hopes to be a leading country in cloud hosting over the next few years .

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 11th May 2011, 14:57:11

Microsoft has 'enormous opportunity' following $8.5bn Skype buy

Microsoft has 'enormous opportunity' following $8.5bn Skype buy

IT giant Microsoft has bought VoIP platform Skype.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Wednesday, 11th May 2011, 14:56:42

US ecommerce spending rises 13% in Q1

US ecommerce spending rises 13% in Q1

US online spending has increased in the first quarter of this year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 10th May 2011, 15:20:10

BMW moves into ecommerce market in bid to drive sales

BMW moves into ecommerce market in bid to drive sales

BMW now has a page on eBay where it will sell parts and accessories.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 10th May 2011, 15:19:23

Businesses 'losing the rights to valuable online real estate' if they fail in domain name registration

Businesses 'losing the rights to valuable online real estate' if they fail in domain name registration

Companies could lose money if they fail to renew their domain name.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 10th May 2011, 15:18:35

Ecommerce spending could rise as interest in superfast broadband grows

Ecommerce spending could rise as interest in superfast broadband grows

More people are becoming interested in high speed broadband according to an industry expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 9th May 2011, 15:18:30

Video streaming services successful for YouTube as site attracts 72m hits for royal wedding

Video streaming services successful for YouTube as site attracts 72m hits for royal wedding

YouTube was busy for the royal wedding as 72 million people used the platform to watch a live stream.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Monday, 9th May 2011, 15:17:43

Firms looking for audience boost should focus on Facebook, study suggests

Firms looking for audience boost should focus on Facebook, study suggests

Facebook is now one a critical player in news sharing according to a new report.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 9th May 2011, 15:16:41

Technology, not training, is the key to better IT security, expert says

Technology, not training, is the key to better IT security, expert says

An IT expert believes that technology is the key to better IT security.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Friday, 6th May 2011, 12:32:43

Web hosting can help companies 'attract potential new customers'

Web hosting can help companies 'attract potential new customers'

Companies should look at using web hosting according to an expert.

categories:  |  Web Host Industry  |  


 Friday, 6th May 2011, 12:31:56

Cloud hosting services used by Royal Mail Group to improve employee collaboration

Cloud hosting services used by Royal Mail Group to improve employee collaboration

The Royal Mail Group is using Microsoft cloud hosting services to help reduce costs.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 6th May 2011, 12:31:02

Nominet to introduce new security levels to .uk domain names

Nominet to introduce new security levels to .uk domain names

Nominet has announced it will be improving levels of security on domain names.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Thursday, 5th May 2011, 15:09:03

Security not a big issue for companies look at cloud, report says

Security not a big issue for companies look at cloud, report says

A new report has revealed that security is not a critical issue for companies.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 5th May 2011, 15:07:54

Video streaming services could rise as research reveals DVD decline

Video streaming services could rise as research reveals DVD decline

DVD sales drop could see more companies get video streaming services.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Thursday, 5th May 2011, 15:05:54

Businesses maximising energy savings in new data centres, expert says

Businesses maximising energy savings in new data centres, expert says

More companies are looking for ways to reduce their outgoings with data centre savings.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 4th May 2011, 15:13:39

Domain name represents 'important success factor' in building a website

Domain name represents 'important success factor' in building a website

An expert has said that domain names are important when launching consumer web services.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 4th May 2011, 15:12:49

Bing joins forces with RIM in a move that could change search engines

Bing joins forces with RIM in a move that could change search engines

RIM joins forces with Microsoft in deal that will see Bing become the default search engine on BlackBerry phones.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 4th May 2011, 15:11:57

Microsoft announces quarterly revenue increases of 13%

Microsoft announces quarterly revenue increases of 13%

Third quarter revenues increased by 13 per cent according to Microsoft.

categories:  |  Partner News  |  


 Tuesday, 3rd May 2011, 15:15:07

Apple could make move into cloud hosting after domain name purchase

Apple could make move into cloud hosting after domain name purchase

Apple is reported to have purchased a cloud related domain name.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Tuesday, 3rd May 2011, 15:13:52

Multi-layer security could help firms protect information, expert says

Multi-layer security could help firms protect information, expert says

Businesses should look at using multi layer security to help protect against threats according to one expert.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Tuesday, 3rd May 2011, 15:13:07

SMBs and marketing gurus becoming more IT savvy, expert says

SMBs and marketing gurus becoming more IT savvy, expert says

Small and medium-sized businesses are becoming more aware of new technologies according to an expert.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


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