John Paterson argues that the public sector isn’t able to take advantage of software as a services low-cost and low-risk solutions because of an archaic procurement model and a hardwired reluctance to move to new suppliers.
Worldwide cloud services market is valued globally at $98.7 billion (£65.5 billion), and is expected to increase to $158 billion (£105 billion) by 2018 with the US as the largest cloud market worldwide
Moving to a SaaS solution doesn’t necessarily reduce overheads and improve efficiencies, Vincent Brasseur explains how software license optimisation can help manage the complexity, and minimise spend, and ensure you only pay for what you use.
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In its new play to fill niche sectors instead of general markets, Box has announced Box for Financial Services, as well key data security features for data retention and key management and data watermarking.
Unify’s OpenScape Cloud Contact Centre is to be used to help MK Dons transform the delivery of match day support and increase customer satisfaction and engagement and deal with the high volume of requests before fans arrive at the stadium which has a capacity of 30,500 people.
Pulsant, leading UK provider of hybrid cloud services, has announced that it is now a Cyber Essentials Certifying Body, licensed to certify for both the Cyber Essentials Scheme and the IASME governance standard.
Acknowledging research reports about the lack of skills in the cloud computing market, the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has launched its Professional Member certification scheme based on its independent eLearning programme for IT professionals.