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Archive: 2010-12


 Friday, 31st December 2010, 11:45:10

Ecommerce spending reaches new heights in the US over Christmas period

Ecommerce spending reaches new heights in the US over Christmas period

Spending up to boxing day continued to rise in the US as more people turned to internet shopping.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 30th December 2010, 13:28:20

Businesses can use cloud computing if they go with someone they 'trust'

Businesses can use cloud computing if they go with someone they 'trust'

Though many firms are putt put off cloud computing because they do not understand it they can take advantage if they go with somebody they trust.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 29th December 2010, 12:45:54

Online spending in the clothing industry set for a boost in coming year, says expert

Online spending in the clothing industry set for a boost in coming year, says expert

The director of information at IMRG believes that online spending in the clothing sector is set to surge in 2011 .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 24th December 2010, 11:04:39

HMV looks to change ecommerce site to include trading of pre-owned games

HMV looks to change ecommerce site to include trading of pre-owned games

Video games retailer HMV will look to make changes to its ecommerce site by introducing the trading of pre owned games.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 24th December 2010, 11:03:10

Managed hosting and outsourcing services could reduce uni debt, says Policy Exchange

Managed hosting and outsourcing services could reduce uni debt, says Policy Exchange

The Policy Exchange has released a report calling for universities to use outsourcing as a way of driving down costs.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Friday, 24th December 2010, 11:01:20

Cloud computing 'coming of age' in large businesses

Cloud computing 'coming of age' in large businesses

A new survey reveals that 92 per cent of large sized firms are using at least one form of cloud computing.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 23rd December 2010, 17:00:00

Christmas Day ecommerce spending set to break £150 million

Christmas Day ecommerce spending set to break £150 million

IMRG predicts that ecommerce spending will hit £150 million for the first time this Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 23rd December 2010, 15:00:00

Businesses adopting cloud computing will get a 'more agile model'

Businesses adopting cloud computing will get a 'more agile model'

Firms that adopt cloud computing will receive a more agile and cost effective network model.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 23rd December 2010, 12:40:17

Bank of America registers hundreds of domain names to protect company reputation

Bank of America registers hundreds of domain names to protect company reputation

The Bank of America has registered around 300 domain names in an attempt to protect the company's reputation.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Wednesday, 22nd December 2010, 16:06:41

IBM and NATO announce alliance to find cloud computing solution

IBM and NATO announce alliance to find cloud computing solution

IBM and NATO will work together to find a cloud computing solution to help military activity.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 22nd December 2010, 16:05:33

Dot UK domain name passes nine million registrations

Dot UK domain name passes nine million registrations

Nominet has announced that the nine millionth dot UK domain name has been registered.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 22nd December 2010, 16:04:40

Managed hosting could rise as expert says firms will outsource in 2011

Managed hosting could rise as expert says firms will outsource in 2011

Companies will continue to outsource in 2011 according to an expert.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 21st December 2010, 17:00:00

Online spending continues to grow despite winter weather and payment problems

Online spending continues to grow despite winter weather and payment problems

SecureTrading has revealed that transactions increased by 42 per cent between November 19th and December 15th compared to the same time in 2009.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 21st December 2010, 15:00:00

Managed hosting spending set to rise in the Central Europe utilities sector

Managed hosting spending set to rise in the Central Europe utilities sector

A new report by IDC has found that IT spending in Central Europe utility companies is set to rise to 970 million pounds in 2014.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 21st December 2010, 12:48:25

Brits splash out £11.5 billion online this Christmas, figures show

Brits splash out £11.5 billion online this Christmas, figures show

Ecommerce in the UK has reached new record highs after it was revealed that Brits have spent over eleven billion pounds this Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 20th December 2010, 17:00:00

Shoppers should be heading online for bargains, expert says

Shoppers should be heading online for bargains, expert says

A spokeswoman for Kelkoo has said that she expects more people to hunt out bargains online over the coming years.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 20th December 2010, 15:00:00

Ecommerce through mobile phones set to grow to $3.4 billion in 2010

Ecommerce through mobile phones set to grow to $3.4 billion in 2010

Mobile online spending is set to grow to over three billion dollars this year as the medium becomes more popular.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 20th December 2010, 13:26:45

£3.5 billion spent in busiest online spending week in US history

£3.5 billion spent in busiest online spending week in US history

comScore's latest ecommerce figures show that the seven days ending December 17th was the busiest ecommerce day in US history.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 17th December 2010, 17:14:08

Most firms 'just starting out in cloud computing', Microsoft says

Most firms 'just starting out in cloud computing', Microsoft says

The majority of firms are still developing their cloud computing plans according to Microsoft.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 17th December 2010, 17:13:13

Cloud computing revenues to reach £134.6 billion by 2015, firm predicts

Cloud computing revenues to reach £134.6 billion by 2015, firm predicts

Cloud computing revenues are set to rise by nearly five times over the next five years according to a technology firm.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 17th December 2010, 17:08:15

Firms set to respond better to requests from Twitter

Firms set to respond better to requests from Twitter

Businesses will be looking to be more responsive to instant requests from Twitter an expert has said.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 16th December 2010, 17:02:24

Middle Britain turning to online shopping, search statistics find

Middle Britain turning to online shopping, search statistics find

Hitwise has found that Middle Britain's internet searches very often include health and beauty ecommerce sites.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 16th December 2010, 17:01:37

Ecommerce sites to benefit as 40% of UK shoppers turn to the internet

Ecommerce sites to benefit as 40% of UK shoppers turn to the internet

A new survey has revealed that online shopping sites will benefit with 40 per cent of UK shoppers turning to the internet for goods this Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 16th December 2010, 17:00:41

Twitter opening a base in the UK would make 'perfect sense'

Twitter opening a base in the UK would make 'perfect sense'

Online businesses could benefit if Twitter opens a new European headquarters in the UK.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 15th December 2010, 17:00:00

SaaS revenue to soar as more firms turn to managed hosting

SaaS revenue to soar as more firms turn to managed hosting

New figures from Gartner predict that the worldwide software as a service market is to soar over the coming year.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 15th December 2010, 15:00:00

Ecommerce sites see increase in visitors, even after peak period

Ecommerce sites see increase in visitors, even after peak period

New figures from Hitwise show that visitor numbers to ecommerce sites such as Amazon and Boden increased a week after the peak time for online shopping .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 15th December 2010, 13:27:06

ICANN delays the introduction of new top level domain names

ICANN delays the introduction of new top level domain names

Regulatory board ICANN has delayed the introduction of new top level domain names after objections from the US.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 14th December 2010, 17:00:00

Mobile marketing revenues to grow to £950 million by 2016, research shows

Mobile marketing revenues to grow to £950 million by 2016, research shows

Business spending on mobile marketing has grown by between two and three per cent in the last six months.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Tuesday, 14th December 2010, 15:00:00

WikiLeaks attacks show cloud-based platforms are secure, expert says

WikiLeaks attacks show cloud-based platforms are secure, expert says

Professor John Walker of ISACA said that the recent WikiLeaks attack has shown that cloud-based websites are more secure than its critics like to make out.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 14th December 2010, 13:43:46

Ecommerce continues to see spending growth across the US

Ecommerce continues to see spending growth across the US

New figures from comScore show that spending in the week ending December 10th saw an 11 per cent increase.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 13th December 2010, 17:00:00

Mobile phone ecommerce could be more beneficial to firms than apps

Mobile phone ecommerce could be more beneficial to firms than apps

Online spending is increasing through mobile phones and is a better way of attracting new customers according to an expert.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 13th December 2010, 15:00:00

Europe's economy could face £150 billion boost through cloud computing

Europe's economy could face £150 billion boost through cloud computing

Cloud computing could provide the EU with a £150 billion gain every year according to a new report.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 13th December 2010, 13:04:22

Predicted outsourcing growth in 2011 could require cloud computing

Predicted outsourcing growth in 2011 could require cloud computing

A recruitment expert has predicted that outsourcing will continue to grow in 2011 as firms look cheaper methods of work.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 13th December 2010, 13:03:10

Five million log onto eBay ecommerce site as sales rise

Five million log onto eBay ecommerce site as sales rise

Around one and a half million items were bought on eBay on December 5th as ecommerce continues to grow this Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 10th December 2010, 17:00:00

Ecommerce must make websites 'crystal clear' for customers

Ecommerce must make websites 'crystal clear' for customers

IT expert Clodagh Murphy has said that ecommerce sites must be crystal clear in how they relay information.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 10th December 2010, 15:00:00

Eight per cent of online American adults use Twitter, survey shows

Eight per cent of online American adults use Twitter, survey shows

One in twelve American adults that use the internet are now using Twitter according to a new survey.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 10th December 2010, 13:45:02

Online shopping set to peak today (December 10th), ISACA says

Online shopping set to peak today (December 10th), ISACA says

ISACA believes that ecommerce in the UK will peak today because of freezing conditions in the last two weeks.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 10th December 2010, 13:44:03

Cloud computing services becoming 'more and more secure'

Cloud computing services becoming 'more and more secure'

A technology expert has said that cloud computing is getting more secure as companies look for ways of strengthening security.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 9th December 2010, 17:00:00

SEO is the 'shop window' for online marketing

SEO is the 'shop window' for online marketing

A marketing expert has said that search engine optimisation is a "shop window" for companies looking to market their brand.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 9th December 2010, 15:00:00

Cloud computing represents 'the future' for small businesses

Cloud computing represents 'the future' for small businesses

An IT expert has said that cloud computing can not only help business revenue but also the wider economy as well.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 9th December 2010, 13:05:15

IMRG releases advice for those looking to use ecommerce this Christmas

IMRG releases advice for those looking to use ecommerce this Christmas

Industry association IMRG has released its top tips for people looking to buy their shopping over the internet in the run up to Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 9th December 2010, 13:04:19

Managed hosting increasing as server software figures grow in Q3

Managed hosting increasing as server software figures grow in Q3

International Data Corporation figures show that server software spending grew by 6.3 per cent in the third quarter.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 8th December 2010, 17:00:00

Online marketing succeeds if firms know their audience, expert says

Online marketing succeeds if firms know their audience, expert says

The Financial Times that advertising remains unaffected despite their pay wall as firms work harder to get more information about their target audience.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Wednesday, 8th December 2010, 15:00:00

Cyber Monday the 'heaviest online shopping day on record'

Cyber Monday the 'heaviest online shopping day on record'

New figures from comScore have revealed that ecommerce on November 29th was 16 per cent higher than the corresponding day in 2009.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 8th December 2010, 13:03:19

EMEA server shipments rise in Q3 as managed hosting continues to increase

EMEA server shipments rise in Q3 as managed hosting continues to increase

The International Data Corporation has revealed that server shipments have increased by over ten per cent in Q3 of this year.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 7th December 2010, 17:00:00

Early figures show that Mega Monday ecommerce spending rose 21%

Early figures show that Mega Monday ecommerce spending rose 21%

Payment processing company Retail Decisions reports that ecommerce spending yesterday was up 21 per cent on the same day last year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 7th December 2010, 15:00:00

Virtualisation market set to hit nearly £13 billion by 2014, IDC predicts

Virtualisation market set to hit nearly £13 billion by 2014, IDC predicts

More businesses will use virtualisation technology over the next four years according to IDC.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 7th December 2010, 12:56:35

eBay Ireland predicts December 5th was country's ecommerce peak

eBay Ireland predicts December 5th was country's ecommerce peak

One of the biggest internet retailers in Ireland predicts that last Sunday was the peak of ecommerce spending this Christmas.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 6th December 2010, 17:04:43

Cloud computing success in businesses could lead to cloud-based video consoles

Cloud computing success in businesses could lead to cloud-based video consoles

IGN UK has predicted that video consoles could become cloud based after success in businesses.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 6th December 2010, 15:03:41

'More opportunity than ever' for online marketing as consumer spectrum rises

'More opportunity than ever' for online marketing as consumer spectrum rises

A marketing expert has said that new apps are giving online marketers the opportunity to be unique and innovative with their advertising.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 6th December 2010, 13:02:32

Online marketing through advertising to increase in 2011, report says

Online marketing through advertising to increase in 2011, report says

The ZenithOptmedia Group has predicted that online advertising will rise by nearly five per cent this year after similar numbers in 2010.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 3rd December 2010, 17:00:00

Domain name provider terminates Wikileaks service due to attacks

Domain name provider terminates Wikileaks service due to attacks

The domain name provider hosting the controversial Wikileaks website has terminated services due to cyber attacks.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 3rd December 2010, 15:00:00

Online shopping spending set to peak next Monday ahead of Christmas spree

Online shopping spending set to peak next Monday ahead of Christmas spree

New figures from IMRG predict that December 6th will be the busiest ecommerce day of the year in the UK.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 3rd December 2010, 13:56:02

Businesses have 'lack of understanding' on security issues surrounding cloud computing

Businesses have 'lack of understanding' on security issues surrounding cloud computing

A technology expert has said that cloud computing is more secure for hosting data than on-site safeguarding.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 2nd December 2010, 17:00:00

Ovum predicts cloud computing and security trends for 2011

Ovum predicts cloud computing and security trends for 2011

Technology advisory firm Ovum has predicted that cloud computing and security will feature among the top trends for 2011.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 2nd December 2010, 15:00:00

Businesses need 'creativity' in marketing their brand through social networking

Businesses need 'creativity' in marketing their brand through social networking

A marketing expert says that businesses need to show creativity when using social networking to power their brand.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 2nd December 2010, 13:51:28

Mobile ecommerce set to grow, but will never be an 'enormous percentage overall'

Mobile ecommerce set to grow, but will never be an 'enormous percentage overall'

An online shopping expert believes that though mobile ecommerce will continue to grow it will never be bigger than purchasing online through a computer .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 1st December 2010, 17:00:00

Brits spend £6.4 billion on credit cards every month online, report says

Brits spend £6.4 billion on credit cards every month online, report says

Sainsbury's Finance has found that UK adults spend around six billion pounds on their credit cards online every month .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 1st December 2010, 15:00:00

Managed hosting could be on the rise as worldwide sever shipments soar

Managed hosting could be on the rise as worldwide sever shipments soar

A report by research analyst Gartner has revealed that worldwide server shipments increased by nearly 15 per cent in the third quarter.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Wednesday, 1st December 2010, 13:31:49

Firms struggling to implement online marketing strategy, report says

Firms struggling to implement online marketing strategy, report says

A report by the Boston Consulting Group has found that businesses are finding it tough to market their brand online.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


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