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Why Bet365 CIO Martin Davies isn’t chancing it with 'fashionable' technology

Davies doesn't believe DevOps, BYOD or a hybrid cloud suit the nature of the online gambling firm's business
21 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council sees bright future in the cloud with Amazon Web Services

Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager for Peterborough Council, explains how AWS will help the authority to cut costs and boost efficiency
19 Jan 2015

Security threats of connected medical devices

With 30 million people walking around with high-tech medical devices on them, Gary Newe, technical director F5 Networks, discusses just how safe they are
13 Jan 2015

Privacy campaigner: Why I hope Microsoft loses court case against the NSA

Case is a smokescreen to allow snooping as usual and we should all avoid the US public cloud until things change, says Caspar Bowden
13 Jan 2015

Fashion house Paul Smith picks Cegid cloud-based retail management to support expansion plans

Cloud retail system was 'deemed necessary in order to evolve and develop our future retail systems strategy', says Paul Smith IT head
08 Jan 2015

Larry Ellison sent open letter from Campaign for Clear Licensing urging Oracle to improve customer trust

Oracle 'must address customer concerns over vendor lock-in' if it is to deliver its $1bn cloud sales target next year, claims CCL
07 Jan 2015

Will the EU data protection regulations shoot down cloud social media and big data?

The European Union plans to tighten-up data protection by passing regulations – not a directive – that will be applicable not just in the EU, but globally
24 Dec 2014

Next Sony PlayStation 'could be based in the cloud', claims Sony vice president

Or maybe not, if network latency isn't radically reduced in the next five years
23 Dec 2014

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