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How Moneysupermarket.com CIO Tim Jones is taking inspiration from Spotify, Netflix and Zynga to shape his own technology strategy

Jones has been inspired by ideas such as squads and tribes, Z-Cloud and Chaos Monkey
16 Dec 2014

Conjuring cohesion: An interview with TUI Travel Group CIO Mittu Sridhara

Sridhara explains how TUI is attempting to reduce the amount of systems it has while exploring new technologies to give it a competitive edge
15 Dec 2014

European Space Agency sets course for Orange Business Services private cloud

'Esacloud will allow our scientists to do rocket science rather than IT, and our business to jump ahead in time more than five years,' says ESA CIO Filippo Angelucci
15 Dec 2014

'The Internet of Things in people will prevent rise of the robots'

'Any concerns we have about the rise of the robots taking our jobs is not really an issue because we will be those robots,' Ade McCormack tells Computing IT Leaders Summit
10 Dec 2014

Cloud represents 'the next cycle in computing' and successful start-ups prove it, says Google

Barak Regev also tells Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit that mobile is 'the gasoline' of cloud
09 Dec 2014

Microsoft returns to court to protect customers from US government data grabs

The US government wouldn't like it if 'the boot were on the other foot', says Microsoft legal counsel Brad Smith
09 Dec 2014

Post Office signs end-user computing deal with Computacenter worth 'more than £100m'

Contract will help Post Office be 'more responsive and customer-focused', says CIO Lesley Sewell
09 Dec 2014

WPP signs whopping $1.25bn hybrid cloud deal with IBM

IBM to provide marketing firm with service delivery and technology platform in seven-year contract
03 Dec 2014

Disaster recovery in the cloud - what's the business case?

Mark Worts, practise manager at Company85, explains the advantages and risks of putting DR in the cloud
01 Dec 2014

Foxtons selects Six Degrees Group cloud infrastructure to underpin website operations

Estate agent website is becoming increasingly important in the competative housing and rental market
26 Nov 2014

The hybrid cloud: a concept comes of age

As the barriers between public and private cloud are broken down, the hybrid model is becoming increasingly practicable
25 Nov 2014

‘When I joined SAP, nobody told me about licence extension policies' reveals new SAP UK and Ireland MD

New boss was in the dark about user group’s most pressing concern
24 Nov 2014

VMware’s vCloud Air ‘knocks Amazon Web Services out of the park’ claims Bluefin head of IT

Kevin Turnbull claims AWS gave Bluefin zero capability to export its SAP systems
24 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure failure explained: configuration changes sent systems into infinite loop

Changes to storage configuration crashed the system and also took down monitoring dashboards
21 Nov 2014

IBM patents 'data privacy engine' to simplify and secure international e-business

Data privacy engine will help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds, claims IBM
20 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure suffers huge outage affecting websites and Office 365

Northern and Western European customers could still be affected by glitch
19 Nov 2014

John Lewis builds own BPM application on the Appian Cloud platform

Allows all aspects of sales of home furnishings and fitted kitchens to be tracked and managed in one place
17 Nov 2014

We could learn something from Salesforce when it comes to marketing, admits Tibco CEO Ranadivé

CEO Vivek Ranadivé and COO Murray Rode discuss the need to focus on the 'prosumer' and the pressures that led to the private equity buyout
07 Nov 2014

Illumination's Bruno Mahe on why 'Minions' animation studio selected Avere cloud servers over Hitachi and EMC

Animation firm's head of technology explains how Avere Systems benefits production of films like the upcoming Minions
05 Nov 2014

What were delegates' key take aways from Computing's Data Centre and Infrastructure Summit 2014?

Delegates were involved in many discussions at Computing's Data Centre and Infrastructure Summit 2014 - here are some of their key take aways on the day.
05 Nov 2014

Microsoft and Dropbox to offer Dropbox integration with Office365 – starting with Apple iOS and Android, not Windows Phone

Deal represents shift at Microsoft to provide more integration with third-party cloud services
05 Nov 2014

Why the Department of Health moved 12,000 users to a private cloud

The Department of Health's Bob Armstrong explains the thinking behind the Atos-led, £74m-plus ‘Open Service’ project
05 Nov 2014

Unilever moves its HR system to the cloud with Workday HCM

Fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer Unilever presses on with cloud strategy after opting for SAP HANA Cloud
04 Nov 2014

Orchestrating workload across public and private cloud

Intel lays down its strategy for dealing with infrastructure, endpoint and other technical considerations.
03 Nov 2014