Services and outsourcing

Wargaming prepares for World of Warplanes with Equinix data centre expansion

World of Tanks developer to use Frankfurt data centre as it prepares for new releases
03 Jun 2013

Dimension Data to provide infrastructure support for London Gateway

ICT solutions provider to install data centre architecture and physical infrastructure
03 Jun 2013

Ministry of Justice issues £78m tender for ICT framework for better integrated services

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Future IT Sourcing Programme to replace legacy contracts that were made before MoJ was created
31 May 2013

Lotus targets F1 World Championship with EMC deal

IT solutions provider to aid team ahead of 2014 regulation changes
29 May 2013

Atos creates 50 'high value' jobs at new development centre

200 more jobs to follow at development and innovation facility in Moray, Scotland
24 May 2013

NS&I selects Atos over HP and Capita in £660m outsourcing deal

Deal will save taxpayers £400m over seven years
21 May 2013

Amazon wins cloud clearance from US government

Deal makes it easier for government agencies to use Amazon Web Services
21 May 2013

Analysis: IT overhaul drives down costs for rail firms

Cloud, open source and SME services providers have all played a part in enabling the Association of Train Operating Companies to slash operational costs
16 May 2013

Oracle to open cloud data centre dedicated to G-Cloud

Computer giant follows Salesforce in announcing public-sector-focused data centre
14 May 2013

Sainsbury's Bank to outsource IT to FIS Global in £90m move

Sainsbury's to shift bank IT from Lloyds after it completes buy out of banking partner
08 May 2013

Dell buys cloud management software maker Enstratius

Company counts Amazon, VMware and Rackspace among its customers
07 May 2013

Companies should encourage employees to write their own apps, says VMware

Many employees are essentially writing their own apps on Excel already, says Joe Baguley
03 May 2013

Companies warned to watch for hidden cloud charges

Common cloud services – including Amazon and Rackspace – fail to highlight additional network charges
03 May 2013

Amazon announces global certification scheme for AWS

New qualifications designed to widen appeal of public cloud to enterprise customers
03 May 2013

Salesforce to open UK data centre to support European growth

Slough selected to host Salesforce's European data centre
02 May 2013

Research: the autonomous data centre is far from dead

Despite rumours of its imminent demise, all the signs are that the company-owned data centre is part of a hybrid computing future
02 May 2013

Liverpool John Moores University issues £1m tender for HP hardware

LJMU is seeking bidders for provision of HP ProLiant servers and consultancy services
30 Apr 2013

Interview: Sarah Leslie, Iglo Foods CIO

Sarah Leslie, CIO of Iglo Foods Group - which operates the Birds Eye brand in the UK - explains why she feels confident in outsourcing her data centres to the cloud in the post-2e2 era
29 Apr 2013

Caldicott review: Breaking down the barriers to information sharing in the NHS

Sooraj Shah investigates the difficulties that the NHS faces with the law, technology and people in enabling data-sharing between its departments
26 Apr 2013

News International to shift IT 100 per cent to Amazon's cloud

CIO Chris Taylor to move publisher of The Sun and The Times to the cloud - no new hardware at Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire
24 Apr 2013

Amazon and Google web services have 'take it or leave it' t's and c's, says Wolfson IT boss

Most services hosted internally at electronics firm – 'we don’t trust cloud providers'
23 Apr 2013

NHS changes could spell the end for big outsourced health contracts

Sooraj Shah investigates what the potential of an “irreversible privatisation” of the NHS could mean for IT
18 Apr 2013

Queen’s University partners with Infosys to tackle cyber security threat

Queen's secure IT centre and Infosys team up to tackle cloud, Android and iPad security threats
16 Apr 2013

The big squeeze hits resellers

Resellers are being squeezed on all fronts – software, services and especially hardware. But the best-run companies are changing to meet these new challenges
16 Apr 2013