Sooraj Shah is a Senior Reporter for Computing and joined the publication in September 2011.

His focuses include cyber security, public sector IT and big data.

He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010 with a BA in Linguistics.



Articles & blogs by Sooraj Shah

What does Tesco's sale of Dunnhumby mean for its data strategy?

Dunnhumby set Tesco apart from its rivals by masterminding its Clubcard back in 1995. So why is the retailer now looking to jettison the data analytics pioneer?
14 Jan 2015

NHS N3 network suffers internet outage

A man staring into a stack of racks in frustration
Many users could not access external-facing websites on N3 network
13 Jan 2015

Standard Chartered CIO retiring as firm announces wave of job cuts

Jan Verplancke is retiring after a decade at the firm, with a successor yet to be announced
12 Jan 2015

UK Oracle User Group backs CCL’s open letter to Larry Ellison

Debra Lilley applauds seven changes as 'best practice' and says open letter was 'better balanced' than CCL's initial survey
12 Jan 2015

Box finally gives green light to IPO

After withdrawing March 2014 filing, Box is finally going ahead with its IPO, which values the firm at more than $1.5bn
12 Jan 2015

Forget big data, 'small data' is going to be 100 times harder to tackle – EMC

Head of EMC's core technologies division says Internet of Things and driverless cars will create 'small data sprawl'
09 Jan 2015

A quarter of councils have no strategic plan to bring services online - report

Three-quarters of councils believe lack of IT investment is undermining service delivery
09 Jan 2015

Oracle User Group 'surprised and dismayed' by suggestion that customers are filled with deep-rooted mistrust

President of IOUG distances organisation from Campaign for Clear Licensing report and claims that Oracle is already addressing customer concerns
09 Jan 2015

Fashion house Paul Smith picks Cegid cloud-based retail management to support expansion plans

Cloud retail system was 'deemed necessary in order to evolve and develop our future retail systems strategy', says Paul Smith IT head
08 Jan 2015

DWP seeks CTO to fill £135,000-a-year role

DWP looking for a CTO with a track record of enterprise transition from ageing mainframes to next-gen technology
08 Jan 2015

Will Sony really see no financial impact from cyber-attack?

Security experts agree with CEO Hirai that short-term financial impact may be minimal but say that the long-term damage is unclear
08 Jan 2015

NHS was informed that leaflets were ‘not fit for purpose’ before £1m rollout

NHS replied by claiming leaflets had already been sent to the printers and would not be recalled
07 Jan 2015

Larry Ellison sent open letter from Campaign for Clear Licensing urging Oracle to improve customer trust

Oracle 'must address customer concerns over vendor lock-in' if it is to deliver its $1bn cloud sales target next year, claims CCL
07 Jan 2015

Westminster City Council CIO role ‘to be deleted’ as part of revised Tri-Borough shared services strategy

New proposals suggest Tri-borough can make savings of £6.55m a year
06 Jan 2015

HSCIC readies secure data facility for programme

Long-term secure access solution for is still being considered, but new facility should be ready by March 2015
06 Jan 2015