Friday, May 24, 2013
Genesys acquires SoundBite for $100 million
Contact centre provider Genesys have paid $5 per share for application provider SoundBite Communications, in a deal worth around $100.4 million.
UK economy ‘improving’ according to European Central Bank as German growth shrinks
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, has said that they’re “encouraging signs of tangible improvements”, within the UK economy.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
BskyB signs off on £49 million fibre broadband contract with Virgin
Virgin Media Business has signed a five year fibre optic broadband contract, valued at £49 million, with BskyB.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Accenture deploys cloud platform for NHS radiology centres
Accenture has completed the roll out cloud services to radiology departments across five NHS hospitals and 23 facilities after a ten week period.
Fire and rescue authorities are urged to collaborate
A public sector report has urged fire and rescue services to employ collaborative procurement practices, in order to increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Marks & Spencer suffers from clothing slump
Marks & Spencer has recorded the lowest sales in four years after reporting low clothing sales. Pre-tax profits for 2012-2013 came in at just over £665.2 million, a fall of 6 percent from results published the same time last year.
RBS set aside £450 million for IT maintenance
RBS is to invest a further £450 million on IT this year, in addition to a annual IT budget of £2 billion. The move comes as the financial giant seeks to draw a line under past public IT failing.