Services and outsourcing

Several 'hidden costs' in public cloud offerings, warns Betfair CIO

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Online gambling giant opted for VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service
27 Feb 2014

Businesses can't get all they want from one cloud provider - Adapt

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"UK businesses are clearly beginning to feel that working with one cloud provider isn't enough," Adapt's Kevin Linsell tells Computing
25 Feb 2014

Gloucestershire County Council selects Steria for IT services contract

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Five-year deal sees Council drop Capita
21 Feb 2014

IBM and AT&T join forces to exploit Internet of Things

Companies will extract and analyse data from cameras, traffic technology and utility meters in the hope that cities can 'improve urban planning'
20 Feb 2014

University of Leeds issues £6m tender for 'high performance computing' replacement

Institution to judge applications on capacity, past experience, resources and quality assurance
17 Feb 2014

Cloud service global spend expected to hit £141bn by 2017

"New cloud paradigm" to underscore management and consumption of data
17 Feb 2014

Emerging markets currency crisis no problem for Huawei, says global services SVP

'We pay attention, but we won't stop doing what we're doing' says Blimegger
12 Feb 2014

Hartlepool Council outsources IT to Northgate Public Services

Council says it will save £7.63m over seven-year contract
11 Feb 2014

National Archive uses MongoDB to put First World War diaries online

Historical documents are available to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform
11 Feb 2014

Resources-to-go: an interview with Just Eat's CTO

Just Eat CTO Carlos Morgado explains to Danny Palmer how the cloud satisfies the takeaway service’s craving for innovation
11 Feb 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

Cloud conundrum at Deloitte: An interview with CIO Matt Peers

Deloitte’s CIO tells Sooraj Shah of his hope that clients will fully trust the cloud in the next three years
31 Jan 2014

Premier Foods selects Vodafone for telecoms and networking deal

Five-year integrated communications agreement includes fixed and mobile voice services and a managed network
29 Jan 2014

Firms who need cyber insurance the most not getting insured – KPMG

Premiums are lower for companies that have reasonable controls, leading to unprotected firms being priced out
28 Jan 2014

Snowden: US uses internet surveillance for industrial espionage

Will claims of industrial espionage by the NSA place a dark cloud over cloud computing?
27 Jan 2014

City and Islington College drops Cisco for Dell Networking solutions

Move will increase capacity and resilience of IT infrastructure, better supporting 12,000 students and 1,000 staff, says institution's head of ICT services
22 Jan 2014

North Yorkshire Police selects Capita to modernise services

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

Ailing IBM looks to the cloud for salvation

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

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