Tuesday, August 31, 2010
NMC awards £5.2m contract to BSG
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the nursing and midwifery regulator for over 660,000 registered nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Islands, has signed a five year contract worth up to £5.2m with Business Systems Group (BSG).
Bunzl results match predictions
UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has delivered half-year results bang in line with expectations as a recovery in North American revenues offset ongoing weakness at the distribution and outsourcing group’s business in the UK & Ireland.
Equinix to build $63m data centre in Hong Kong
Global data centre provider Equinix is to build its second international business exchange™ data centre, HK2, in Hong Kong. The new $63 million HK2 IBX data centre will provide total capacity for more than 1,450 cabinet equivalents.
Friday, August 27, 2010
Sunoco awards application support services deal to IBM
Sunoco has awarded IBM a deal that will see the manufacturer and marketer of petroleum and petrochemical products outsource its managed business process services and application support services.
HP raises the bidding bar; can Dell keep up?
Earlier this week Dell trumped Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) $24 a share offer, but that was yesterday’s news. The bidding war between HP and Dell is getting more interesting as HP raised its offer from $27 a share (announced mid-week and which was later matched by Dell) to $30 a share earlier on 27 August.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Patni lands Serco Learning contract; wins 7-figure deal with RSA Group
Global IT and BPO services provider has been awarded a seven-year contract with Serco Learning for the development and delivery of ‘Progresso’; Serco’s new information management platform for schools.
UCO Bank and Wipro sign seven year outsourcing contract
Public Sector Bank UCO Bank has awarded IT and business transformation service provider Wipro Infotech signed a 7 year total outsourcing contract with five Regional Rural Banks (RRBs).
Carillion posts healthy results
UK support services and construction service provider Carillion has recorded a healthy set of interim results, with profit before tax up 17% at £58.8m for the six months ending 30 June 2010; close to £9m higher that during the same period last year.
RCN implements cloud-based telephony solution
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has implemented NewVoiceMedia’s cloud-based telephony solution ContactWorld, to ensure that its members can always speak with an expert consultant regardless of any problems that the call centre encounters.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Lloyds extends its managed factsheet service contract with Factbook
The Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has awarded Factbook, a specialist provider of fund reporting, marketing and data management solutions to the investment community a extension of their managed factsheet service.