Management

The cloud awaits, but are you ready for the jump?

alistairroberts
Cloud and virtualisation is there for the taking, but deploying systems beyond the bricks and mortar data centre can be a difficult journey...
31 Oct 2014

How to prepare your data centre for the cloud era

rocco
How is cloud computing affecting the design and build of data centres? Do evolving government standards affect the process? Are there different energy concerns when embracing the cloud?
31 Oct 2014

How will virtualisation evolution shape the future of data centres?

rorybarr
Will the physical data centre become obsolete? Industry experts discuss how the growing spread of virtualisation will affect the traditional data centre
30 Oct 2014

Microsoft Azure platform 'much more evolved' than OpenStack says CTO Russinovich

Supporting OpenStack 'makes no sense' for Microsoft at this point, says cloud chief
29 Oct 2014

Capgemini revenues to drop by almost one-tenth when HMRC contract expires in 2017

HMRC plan to scrap Aspire outsourcing contract in 2017 will force Capgemini's global revenues down by almost one-tenth - unless it wins the new deal
29 Oct 2014

Joe Belfiore and the 'house renovation project' that is Windows 10

Computing sits down with the Microsoft vice president of PC, tablet and phone to go in-depth about Windows 10's promise for the enterprise
29 Oct 2014

Met Office forecasts £2bn benefits from new £97m Cray supercomputer

Machine will be capable of more than 16,000 trillion calculations per second
28 Oct 2014

Government issues £300m IT services tender for education sector

Providers are expected to be able to supply a range of delivery models, IT solutions and services
28 Oct 2014

Former Dow Jones CIO Stephen Orban moves to Amazon Web Services

Dow Jones runs all of its Asia traffic through AWS in project that was headed by Orban
27 Oct 2014

Taylor Wessing CIO Stuart Walters moves to rival Olswang

Walters had been CIO at law firm Taylor Wessing for over three years and replaces Olswang IT director Clive Knott
27 Oct 2014

'Microsoft Lumia' confirmed as new post-Nokia company phone branding

It might have dropped the maker, but Microsoft happily holds on to the model
24 Oct 2014

Job Centre set for digital upgrade with free Wi-Fi and biometrics

London Bridge branch testing new technological departure from queues and notice boards
24 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: BPM is dead, coders are dead and soon the cloud will kill the rest of us anyway

It might be a few days until Halloween, but IT industry news this week had a definite theme of horrible demise. But which sepulchral story proved the most popular?
24 Oct 2014

Is the coder dead?

Who needs coders when you can use a development platform? LV='s Rod Willmott and Hargreave Lansdown's Chris Worle debate the pros and cons of app platforms
21 Oct 2014

Attracting and retaining data scientists: not easy unless you're in the financial or technology sectors

'Unless you're an Amazon, where you're perceived as a technology company, it will always be hard to attract and retain these types of talents,' says Jan Karstens, CTO at predictive analytics firm Blue Yonder
20 Oct 2014

Windows 10 announcement 'a surprise' to Notts County Council, just weeks after signing 8.1 deal with Microsoft

We’re happy with our choice, but would value an ongoing discussion with Microsoft, says ICT service director
16 Oct 2014

Full-time IT positions down by nearly 10 per cent at London boroughs since 2012

Local authorities offer fewer permanent ICT jobs as cuts bite
14 Oct 2014

Women! Your 'super power' is to not ask for a raise, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Foot-in-mouth moment for Microsoft CEO as he tells women to keep quiet if they want a pay rise
10 Oct 2014

Addison Lee CTO admits playing safe by opting for Avaya

Software-defined networking start-ups have 'really good tech' but are just too risky – for now
09 Oct 2014

Samsung Q3 operating profits expected to dip by 60 per cent year on year

Even the mobile division is suffering in the face of competition from Apple, Xiaomi and Lenovo
07 Oct 2014

'Our customer-first approach lets them outperform industry growth by two or three times,’ says Demandware CEO

Customer-first business model 'permeates everything about what we do at Demandware' Thomas Ebling tells Xchange'14
06 Oct 2014

Tough Love: How BG Group's HR boss binned SAP and passed over Workday to embrace Oracle HCM

So much gas, so little time
02 Oct 2014

The data science skills gap is real, and industry needs both academic and technological input to crunch big data, says dunnhumby CIO

Algorithms without fast and effective application 'defeat the purpose' of big data, says Cosset
01 Oct 2014

Oracle announces slew of social and mobile features to 'reach users rather than data scientists'

Collaboration tools, multiple mobile platform development products and a "corporate Facebook" are all offered up
30 Sep 2014