Tuesday, January 31, 2012
EU to Establish European Cloud Partnership
The European Commission is to establish the European Cloud Partnership, which aims to bring together public sector organisations and the IT industry to work on commons requirements for cloud procurement.
Salesforce Announces Desk.com
Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, has unveiled Desk.com, revolutionizing customer service for a social and mobile world.
Select Committee Publishes Public Sector IT ‘Cartel’ Report
The public administration select committee has commended the government on making progress to tackle the well known problems associated with public sector IT.
HCL Announces 10,000 Local Jobs in US and Europe in the Next Five Years
HCL Technologies Ltd., announces a series of initiatives around building Glocal Centres of Excellence (GCoE) with the aim of creating 10,000 jobs in US and Europe in the next five years.
MTN Extends Managed Services Partnership with Ericsson
MTN, a leading telecommunications company, has announced the extension of its managed services agreement with Ericsson.
Atos Announces £74m Department of Health Contract
Atos, an international IT services company, has announced that it has been awarded a five year contract worth £74 million by the Department of Health.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Serco Axes 800 Jobs After Consolidation
800 job cuts were yesterday as outsourcing giant Serco consolidated functions following a series of acquisitions and administrators of Thamesteel cut most of its workforce.
Connected Digital Economy Catapult Announced
The Technology Strategy Board has announced that it will establish a Catapult centre for the connected UK digital economy.
G4S Advisors Face Axe
The FTSE 100 security group G4S is set to replace its roster of corporate advisers and brokers this week as punishment for not buying the Danish cleaner ISS.
Indian Finance Minister Slams Obama’s Anti-outsourcing
Worried over the adverse fallout of protectionism, Indian finance minister Pranab slams Obama's campaign.