Services and outsourcing

North Yorkshire Police selects Capita to modernise services

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Five year deal aims to improve services while cutting costs
21 Jan 2014

Ailing IBM looks to the cloud for salvation

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After five years of so-so revenue growth, IBM is finally embracing the cloud and gunning for the likes of Amazon, Rackspace and Google
20 Jan 2014

Framestore partners with Dell for North American expansion

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London VFX firm behind Gravity's visuals deploys Dell solutions in new studio
16 Jan 2014

Top marks for Splunk at UCAS

Solution architect Peter Raymond tells Danny Palmer how Splunk helps the service cope with demand during peak periods including A-Level results day
16 Jan 2014

Changing public sector IT suppliers should be more like 'uSwitch for government' says digital COO

Tony Singleton says it needs to be much easier to pick the right supplier for the job in Government ICT 2014 keynote
14 Jan 2014

NSA spy scandal dissuading firms from using the US cloud

Peer 1 research suggests Edward Snowden's revelations have made businesses wary of US hosting
10 Jan 2014

Deloitte's future in the cloud

Deloitte CIO Matt Peers tells Sooraj Shah how far the firm feels there is to go for the cloud to be fully trusted
07 Jan 2014

Government advises public sector organisations on cloud services

Document intended to help organisations consider security features of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
23 Dec 2013

Nine in 10 local councils have made no G-Cloud procurements

Survey by Six Degrees group suggests G-Cloud struggling for momentum outside Whitehall
20 Dec 2013

Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith councils agree IT shared services deal

Agilisys and BT win five-year IT services contract with three London councils
16 Dec 2013

Conservation International uses HP big data analytics to measure animal population decline

Environmental organisation deploys HP Vertica Analytics Platform to gauge conservation efforts
10 Dec 2013

Norfolk & Suffolk police forces sign £3.75m outsourcing deal with Capgemini

t-Police solution will improve efficiency and cut costs, say constabularies
06 Dec 2013

Your hard drive is playing up - should you stick it in the freezer?

John Leonard takes a look around the data recovery centre at Kroll Ontrack
05 Dec 2013

How Dell technology 'played a major role' in production of Free Birds movie

Reel FX IT director Scott Correll and lead technical director Ross Moshell tell Computing how Dell helped them make a feature film
04 Dec 2013

Why Brazil’s privacy push could cost firms dear

Sooraj Shah examines the implications for global businesses of the Brazilian government’s controversial data sovereignty plans
26 Nov 2013

Government needs to fire suppliers who waste 'billions of pounds' on failed projects, says former DWP employee

There are no SLAs in place and confusion as to who the customer is, says ex-consultant
18 Nov 2013

Digital Services Framework could enable 70 'new' firms to secure central government contracts

183 suppliers in total that can secure contracts - 84 per cent of which are SMEs
12 Nov 2013

How Qualys network security tools protect University of Westminster from cyber threats

The university's network security officer Ashley Pereira on why the institution chose QualysGuard Cloud Platform to protect against threats
07 Nov 2013

NHS trust to sideline £21m e-records implementation

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust plans best-of-breed patient records system after Meditech 'failures'
05 Nov 2013

University Hospitals of Leicester opts for IBM desktop virtualisation solution

Implementation across 14,000 staff designed to reduce desktop costs by 50 per cent and boost patient care
05 Nov 2013

Infosys pays $34m to settle US government visa dispute

Indian software firm blames 'paperwork errors' and insists it's done nothing wrong
31 Oct 2013

YO! Sushi boosts customer experience with Omnico mobile payment solution

ClarityLive has streamlined the payment process by half a minute per customer
31 Oct 2013

Francis Maude hails G-Cloud as it expands to over 1,000 suppliers

Francis Maude praises SMEs for being vast majority of suppliers on government digital store
30 Oct 2013

Data security in a post-Prism world

Will the snooping revelations lead to an exodus from the cloud, and are the alternatives any safer?
29 Oct 2013