Services and outsourcing

Is a 'UK financial services cloud' a real possibility?

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What’s standing in the way of the banking industry coming together to create a UK financial services cloud?
24 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

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For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014

'Oracle doesn't do a great job looking after their customers' says SailPoint president

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Kevin Cunningham tells Computing customers are ditching Oracle for SailPoint and 'Oracle wants to kill us'
19 Mar 2014

Skills shortages a challenge to cloud rollouts, say CIOs

IT leaders claim lack of skills – and experience – one of the biggest challenges to cloud computing
19 Mar 2014

Councils' shared services venture LGSS on the lookout for ERP solution

LGSS on the hunt for product based on existing Oracle and Agresso software or an alternative new solution
19 Mar 2014

Reaction: How to make SMEs love the cloud

John Leonard asks three providers why many small firms are reluctant to dive into the cloud and what they plan to do about it
19 Mar 2014

City & Guilds first to deploy Azzurri's new cloud communications tools

City & Guilds CIO Ian Turfrey tells Computing why he opted to be Azzurri's first ICON Communicate customer
12 Mar 2014

How multi-cloud solutions enable more flexibility in the enterprise

What are the reasons behind an increasing trend for organisations to adopt cloud solutions from multiple providers? And are vendors happy to play ball? Danny Palmer finds out
10 Mar 2014

Box exec hits back at Intralinks CEO's "consumer grade player" remarks

"He's probably the one guy in the industry who would put that view forward," Box's David Quantrell tells Computing
06 Mar 2014

Dow Chemical: Microsoft Dynamics CRM has 'caught up with Salesforce offering'

Dow Chemical aims to upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 this April
06 Mar 2014

"Who knows what it is, but we want to deploy it," John Lewis IT chief Paul Coby on JLab startup scheme

Scheme offers startups an opportunity to 'shape the retail experience of the future'
06 Mar 2014

Intralinks CEO labels Box 'consumer-grade platform', questions enterprise case for use

'We've had workflow for five years, they announced that it's in their roadmap,' Ronald Hovsepian tells Computing
05 Mar 2014

Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust deploys Brocade solution to aid digital shift

ICT infrastructure manager Nigel Hall tells Computing why the trust opted for the Brocade server solution
04 Mar 2014

Microsoft finally tops Amazon in web hosting as reshuffle sees more Redmond departures

It’s a close call, but trend suggests continued growth for Azure
03 Mar 2014

Solvay cuts telecoms costs 30 per cent with Ipanema Technologies and BT

System deployed across 30,000 staff
28 Feb 2014

Anglo American deploys Box collaboration tools to 10,000 staff worldwide

Global mining company selects Box to improve the connected workplace environment
27 Feb 2014

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

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

"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

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