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John Lewis to deploy new web site platform this year

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New platform is designed to future-proof the firm against developments in mobile web technology, social media and search functionality
28 Feb 2012

Analysis: Cloud specialists – if you can’t beat them, buy them

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Are Oracle and SAP’s recent acquisitions of cloud-based human capital management specialists a sign that all is not well with their SaaS strategies?
21 Feb 2012

Big data: hands on or hands off?

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Are enterprises better off using outside datacentre specialists when it comes to exploiting big data, and if so, what are the implications for the role of CIO?
21 Feb 2012

Cardiff University seeks e-marketplace solution

Deal with chosen supplier could last for up to 20 years
16 Feb 2012

Case study: Avon calls on business intelligence to tailor sales offers

Avon is reaping the rewards of integrating its data into functional warehouses, and implementing a suite of business analytics tools
13 Feb 2012

Oracle to acquire SaaS vendor Taleo for £1.2bn

Deal mirrors recent acquisitions in the cloud space by rivals SAP and Salesforce
10 Feb 2012

Leicestershire and Nottingham councils award shared services deal to Velos-IT

The finance and HR deal is worth up to £20m
10 Feb 2012

Betfair boosts revenue with Oracle analytics

Real-time decision analytics tool helps online betting site maximise revenue by offering personalised content to users
08 Feb 2012

Oracle files for retrial in case against SAP

Copyright lawsuit dating back to 2007 set to rumble on
07 Feb 2012

The changing face of the datacentre


31 Jan 2012

Imperva CTO criticises Oracle's patching process

Suggests Oracle may not be dedicating sufficient resources to its patching process and that some flaws are being left unfixed
19 Jan 2012

Oracle plans huge security update this week

78 vulnerabilities will be patched on Tuesday 17 January in the firm's first critical update of the year
16 Jan 2012

Crash Podcast: Big Data and Business Disruption in 2012

This week Stuart Sumner and Derek Du Preez discuss big data, and 2012 as the year of major disruption for businesses
13 Jan 2012

Companies caught off guard by big data in 2011, says Oracle

Says more enterprises are turning to external datacentres to meet their big data needs
11 Jan 2012

CIOs rail against vendor lock-in

A recent Computing survey reveals that many enterprise IT leaders feel hamstrung by the deals they have struck with vendors
04 Jan 2012

Security researcher recommends ditching Oracle Java platform

Security expert claims the platform's vulnerabilities outweigh its utility
23 Dec 2011

Oracle’s shares slump after sales fall short of target

Constraints on IT budgets are impacting Oracle, says Ovum analyst
22 Dec 2011

IBM acquires Emptoris to boost Smarter Commerce initiative

Product will meet specific needs of chief procurement officers
16 Dec 2011

Rackspace CTO: Oracle and SAP are starting to panic

John Engates argues that the software giants are in dire need of a clear public cloud roadmap
08 Dec 2011

Staffordshire councils prepare for £20m CRM migration

10 local authorities are looking to replace Oracle CRM system with cloud-based alternative
07 Dec 2011

Researchers find spike in malware targeting online payment

Java is most commonly exploited as hackers find is easier to breach than other languages and platforms
06 Dec 2011

Java is hackers' most common target

Microsoft's latest security intelligence report states that Oracle's environment accounts for between a third and a half of all exploited vulnerabilities
02 Dec 2011

Network Rail plans upgrade to engineer tracking system

Firm is looking for a hosted solution that is easier and cheaper to operate than its current system
29 Nov 2011

Big data: how to get the board on board

A recent Computing roundtable discussed the merits of big data and the challenge IT leaders can face in selling the concept to their C-level colleagues
16 Nov 2011