News for Cloud Computing
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
March sets records for public sector cloud adoption
Cloud adoption has seen strong adoption within the public sector, with the month of March seeing record figures for service adoption via the G-Cloud.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Tata Communications awarded £13 million contract by development group
Development group Mott MacDonald has awarded a five year global communications deal to Tata Communications, in a deal which is valued at around £13 million.
Monday, April 08, 2013
IBM opens new European datacentre aimed at driving social business technology uptake.
IBM has opened a new datacentre based in Germany, designed to drive enterprise level uptake of social business technology as businesses increasingly turn to cloud based infrastructure.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Lincolnshire reveals plans for outsourcing project worth £210 million
Lincolnshire County Council have revealed plans for a new outsourcing project covering key services in 2015, valued at around £210 million.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
UK government plans second shared service centre
Having only recently developed the first public sector shared services centre, the UK government have been quick to move forward with plans for its second independent centre.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
US Homeland Security move to cloud
The benefits of cloud services including increased user accessibility, cost, and agility has succeeded in attracting the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Friday, March 08, 2013
Old guard government IT suppliers attempt to compete against the G-Cloud
Systems integrators who had traditionally delivered up to 80 percent of public sector IT work are heavily cutting prices in order to compete with the G-Cloud.
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
IBM to move cloud software to open source platforms
IBM has announced that it will migrate cloud computing services to open source platform in a move to increase customer customisation and flexibility.
Savvis expands UK data centre facilities as European cloud demand grows
Cloud infrastructure provider Savvis has opened a new UK data centre in order to meet increasing demand for cloud and managed hosting services from Europe.
Monday, March 04, 2013
UK to work with ’trailblazer’ Estonia in order to develop digital knowledge
The UK and Estonia have signed a memorandum of understanding on digital government in order to promote the uptake of digital public services.