Windows 8 – The demand & challenge of moving to a new operating system

With the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft hopes to challenge Google and Apple for the dominance of the tablet category. Microsoft has described the update as its most radical, and has even produced its own range of computers called Surface, to showcase it, Charles Mayes, Managing Director, DAV Management, looks at the benefits & processes involved in making the change.

UK SME Pays Nearly £100,000 for Using Under-licensed Software

Safety specialist First Choice Facilities Ltd has paid BSA | The Software Alliance, the leading global advocate for the software industry, £18,000 as part of a settlement following an investigation into unlicensed software use. It also parted with an additional £81,000 to purchase sufficient software licences to address the shortfall. It is alleged that the company used unlicensed software as a result of acquiring a new company.