Services and outsourcing

Hounslow Council puts its faith in the cloud, and to hell with the NSA

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Council selects Box for document storage and collaboration, and plans to go infrastructure-free in five years
10 Oct 2013

UBS mitigates risk and reduces IT costs with Sailpoint IdentityIQ

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The Swiss bank's Head of BBS service delivery, Ralf Kappler, tells Computing why the bank opted for Sailpoint and what benefits it brings
09 Oct 2013

Foreign & Commonwealth Office awards BAE Systems Detica £40m IT contract

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Five-year deal will see BAE Systems Detica manage services across 260 FCO posts around the world
08 Oct 2013

Ignore the issue of data sovereignty at your peril

Revelations about the Prism and Tempora snooping programmes have propelled the issue of data sovereignty – where data physically resides – to the top of many CIOs’ agendas, writes Len Padilla, vice president product strategy, NTT Communications Europe
07 Oct 2013

Data centre shutdown fear over Labour's price-freeze promise

Data centre operators speak out over fears of imminent price hikes and rolling brownouts
07 Oct 2013

Research: trends in the data centre

John Leonard takes an in-depth look at the changes going on within data centres as the balance shifts between in-house and outsourced services
02 Oct 2013

Capita and IBM battle for London’s congestion charge scheme

Capita is the frontrunner for contract commencing October 2015
01 Oct 2013

UK rail users to get high-speed mobile broadband

70 per cent of the travelling public to benefit from better coverage by 2019
01 Oct 2013

Cloud wars: AWS and Microsoft fight it out

With AWS seemingly on a mission to wipe out on-premise computing, Peter Gothard hears how Microsoft is striking back with hybrid offerings that it believes better meet the needs of enterprise IT leaders
01 Oct 2013

Cloud SLAs are full of holes, so how do you establish trust?

Panelists at the Data Centre Summit 2013 discuss the best ways to approach cloud contracts
26 Sep 2013

'Location, location, location,' key to data centre security says Attenda

Location of data centre can also be key to services it offers, argues John Noakes of Attenda
25 Sep 2013

Approach to cloud security depends on whether you're John Travolta or Dennis Bergkamp

SaaSAssurance CEO Mark Dunne talks cloud security at Computing's Data Centre Summit
24 Sep 2013

Good news for cloud firms as more services quit the data centre

But cloud firms need to improve service levels and deliver on promises, according to research presented at the Computing Data Centre Summit 2013
24 Sep 2013

Computing's Data Centre Summit 2013

Stay tuned for all the latest news from the Data Centre Summit via the live Twitter feed
24 Sep 2013

NG Bailey awarded Ministry of Defence networking contract extension

NG Bailey will remain responsible for communications across more than 210 military bases
23 Sep 2013

Cost of building a data centre in Brazil is '40 per cent more than the US'

Frost & Sullivan analyst says costs of IT are extortionate in Brazil and could hold country back from capitalising on growth in sector
20 Sep 2013

Rackspace exec reveals five toolsets for getting more out of IaaS

Rackspace VP of technology says firms are not getting the most out of the cloud
20 Sep 2013

How can service providers survive in the age of Amazon?

With Amazon dominating the market for cloud infrastructure services, two companies offer alternative approaches at GigaOm's Structure Europe conference
19 Sep 2013

California Academy deploys Avere to optimise CGI at world's largest all-digital planetarium

The California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium houses the world's largest all digital planetarium
19 Sep 2013

Cool future for data centres as efficiency comes first

Verne Global CEO Jeff Monroe tells Computing that data centres in energy efficient locations will only become more popular
18 Sep 2013

Digitalbox returns to Experian QAS data management after 'bad move' away

CEO tells Computing why Digitalbox re-adopted Experian QAS after things went 'very, very wrong' with its replacement
13 Sep 2013

NAO: £480bn of government revenues and £210bn of expenditure reliant on legacy ICT systems

Public sector performance in managing legacy ICT systems is 'patchy', says Amyas Morse
11 Sep 2013

Angry Birds creator Rovio deploys Basho Riak NoSQL solution

NoQSL scalability enables Rovio to cope with fluctuating data demands from millions of users
10 Sep 2013

The limits of IT outsourcing

Forget outsourcing, it’s time for more insourcing suggests John Leonard
10 Sep 2013