News for Media, telecommunications & technology
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Outsourcing industry risks value loss from failing to invest in skills
Outsourcing firms and the industry as a whole are at risk from missing out on the potential value of outsourcing according to new research.
SME initiative reaches £100 million contract milestone
Over £100 million worth of contracts have been awarded to SMEs under the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Huawei records strong profits and revenue over 2012
Chinese IT giant Huawei are looking to make strong gains over the coming years, capitalising on strong profits and results from 2012 published on Monday.
Monday, April 08, 2013
Telefónica receives Canadian loan in preparation for new BlackBerry products
Telefónica has received a loan totalling £170 million for the purchase of BlackBerry’s new range of goods and services.
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.
Friday, April 05, 2013
US trade group send letter to congress criticising Chinese IT supplier ban
A move to ban IT suppliers associated with or owned by the Chinese government from working with select U.S. agencies in a new budget resolution, has been criticised by members of different trade groups.
SAS expansion in Scotland creates 94 new jobs
Analytics software giant SAS are to create 94 new jobs in Scotland as part of an expansion program with the construction of a new analytics research and development lab.
New IT management creates savings of 70 percent for healthcare provider
BMI Healthcare has achieved annual savings of 70 percent in IT infrastructure costs through the employment of a new IT management platform.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Banks move to enhance analytic capabilities
Predicting and tracking risk is seeing finical institutes increasing their uptake and use of analytic services and capabilities.
London councils move to create a shared £1.1 billion ICT services framework
Three London councils have moved to create a shared services ICT framework, they are expected to invest as much as £1.1 billion in the new service alongside other councils.