Feeds

Colt gets new chief

And Vodafone's Gent gets jam on his bonus

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Colt Telecom Group plc has appointed Peter Manning as the company's new president and CEO. Manning, Colt's COO since April 1999, takes over from Paul Chisholm, who had earlier announced his intention to retire this year. Chisholm has been president and CEO of Colt for nine years.



BT could be about to land a £225 million windfall from BSkyB. According to the

FT

, BSkyB may be forced to buy back BT's share in the interactive TV outfit, Open, under an agreement between the two companies.




Vodafone CE, Chris Gent, has exercised an option to buy 80,000 shares at 58.7p against a market price of 226.75p. Gent agreed to invest in the company after protests from shareholders concerning last year's £10 million no-strings bonus, says the

Telegraph

. He promised to increase his stake in the company to two million shares by July.




AIM-listed entertainment portal - e-district - reports that the number of registered users has increased by more than 25 per cent over the last a three months, from 2.71 million people in September to 3.43 million in December.




B2B dotcom Just2Clicks said yesterday that the markets it targeted had not developed as quickly as it had hoped. The company, which has lost 78 per cent of its value since floating last year, said it would shift strategy if necessary, but it was confident that the B2B sector would bear fruit in the long term. ®



You love it, don't you? Go on, admit it. Don't be shy. Go here for more. Go on then. What you waiting for?

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

More from The Register

next story
WHY did Sunday Mirror stoop to slurping selfies for smut sting?
Tabloid splashes, MP resigns - but there's a BIG copyright issue here
Spies, avert eyes! Tim Berners-Lee demands a UK digital bill of rights
Lobbies tetchy MPs 'to end indiscriminate online surveillance'
How the FLAC do I tell MP3s from lossless audio?
Can you hear the difference? Can anyone?
Google hits back at 'Dear Rupert' over search dominance claims
Choc Factory sniffs: 'We're not pirate-lovers - also, you publish The Sun'
EU to accuse Ireland of giving Apple an overly peachy tax deal – report
Probe expected to say single-digit rate was unlawful
Inequality increasing? BOLLOCKS! You heard me: 'Screw the 1%'
There's morality and then there's economics ...
While you queued for an iPhone 6, Apple's Cook sold shares worth $35m
Right before the stock took a 3.8% dive amid bent and broken mobe drama
prev story

Whitepapers

A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Beginner's guide to SSL certificates
De-mystify the technology involved and give you the information you need to make the best decision when considering your online security options.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.