New Cisco boss plots more M&A and disposals

New Cisco boss plots more M&A and disposals

Article by by Doug Woodburn at CRN

Orginally posted at: http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2421878/new-cisco-boss-plots-more-m-a-and-disposals

More acquisitions of the mould of Meraki and SourceFire desirable as Cisco looks to get more focused, says Chuck Robbins

Cisco’s new CEO said acquisitions and divestitures will be a key tenet of his strategy as the first quarterly results of his tenure beat expectations. read more

Government shaves £1.7bn off tech bill

Government shaves £1.7bn off tech bill

By Doug Woodburn

Originally posted on CRN: http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2422176/government-shaves-gbp17bn-off-tech-bill

Savings drive on everything from expensive consultants to print cartridges yields further savings in 2014-15, according to government press release

The government claims it saved the taxpayer £1.7bn on digital and technology-related activities last year as part of its wider cost-cutting drive. read more