Services and outsourcing

NSA spy scandal dissuading firms from using the US cloud

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

Deloitte's future in the cloud

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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

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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

MoJ issues £109m tender for application maintenance, support and deployment

MoJ's prior information notice had suggested the contract would be worth up to £180m
28 Oct 2013

Bristol Water looking for IT services provider in £1m-a-year contract

Ten year contract for monitoring, support, maintenance and development of entire IT infrastructure and associated software for Bristol Water
24 Oct 2013

Mastek to develop identity and access management service for NHS HSCIC

Mastek claims it will be one of the largest standards-based corporate identity management infrastructures in the world
22 Oct 2013

Webcor builds collaboration in the cloud

Construction firm selects Box for its document storage and collaboration needs
21 Oct 2013

World Vision: Changing the enterprise architecture of aid

Charity deploying Tibco to push secure connectivity out to remote areas so decisions can be made on a data-driven basis
16 Oct 2013