Strategy

HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

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But the firm's Russian subsidiary is hit with a $58.77m fine for bribing the Russian government
15 Sep 2014

BlackBerry acquires UK start-up Movirtu

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Movirtu technology enables employees to use two numbers on one phone and receive separate bills
12 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

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But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Government struggling to measure benefits of cyber security strategy, says National Audit Office

But Whitehall has made good progress in implementing the programme, particularly among larger businesses
11 Sep 2014

Morecambe Bay NHS Trust claims it will save £35m with help from Lorenzo EPR system

Trust claims it will spend £9m on 24/7 support services, but will still save £35m over five years
09 Sep 2014

Autonomy’s emails show company’s revenue ‘fell away completely’, claims HP

But Autonomy claims email is taken 'wildly out of context'
08 Sep 2014

IBM acquisition of Fiberlink fuelled its own BYOD strategy

100,000 users are now enrolled onto MaaS360, says Fiberlink co-founder Jim Sheward
08 Sep 2014

DataStax announces $106m VC funding for NoSQL database Cassandra

Tranche puts DataStax second only to MongoDB in league of best-funded NoSQL firms
04 Sep 2014

AVG to buy MDM provider Location Labs in $220m deal

Location Labs backed by $26m in venture funding from BT, Intel and Qualcomm
04 Sep 2014

Companies over-provisioning and over-paying for cloud, claims research

CIOs are still thinking in terms of 'old world' over-provisioning of services, claims ElasticHosts
04 Sep 2014

BP signs five-year IT services deal with Infosys

Infosys will focus on providing oil giant BP with application support and development
04 Sep 2014

Microsoft fights back against US warrant demanding overseas emails be handed over

Microsoft resists US search warrant demanding data held in data centre in Ireland
01 Sep 2014

Deutsche Bank fined £4.7m for coding glitch that led to faulty transaction reports

There was 'simply no excuse for Deutsche's failure to get this right', says FCA director
29 Aug 2014

Insurers to demand more data via telematics to fine-tune insurance prices, says AXA CIO

AXA CIO Kevin Murray reveals how telematics devices, in-car and in-home, will increasingly help to set insurance premiums
29 Aug 2014

Judge rejects latest Apple injunction plea against Samsung

US District Judge Lucy Koh says patent disputes have not harmed Apple's reputation or sales
28 Aug 2014

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins sinks $20m into Snapchat

Messaging app now valued at around $10bn after Kleiner Perkins investment
27 Aug 2014

Milton Keynes College improves BYOD network and data centre efficiency with IT revamp

College boosts effiency by replacing data centre with Dell servers based on Intel processors
27 Aug 2014

'Clear room for improvement' for data protection in local authorities, finds ICO

No councils get high assurance rating for data protection in Information Commissioner's Office audit report
27 Aug 2014

TGI Fridays UK selects Cyntergy to solve service desk woes

Restaurant chain staff were previously wasting time on calls to several different support desks
26 Aug 2014

Amazon acquires gaming video streaming service Twitch for $970m

One billion dollars for some fish playing Streetfighter?
26 Aug 2014

UK government must pay Raytheon £220m in compensation after e-Borders cancellation

Termination of £650m programme 'flawed', finds tribunal
19 Aug 2014

Insurance industry 'behind' on harnessing big data

Jason Cabral, group head of pricing and management information at Zenith Insurance, tells Computing the sector could benefit from harnessing big data
18 Aug 2014

Zenith Insurance gets better data insight and cuts fraud with SAS

Zenith Insurance's Jason Cabral explains how deploying SAS has improved efficiency at the insurance company
15 Aug 2014

NIKE picks Juniper Networks to build cloud infrastructure

"Just do it," NIKE tells Juniper Networks
15 Aug 2014