Atos acquires MSL Group to create leader in sports and major events IT industry500 specialized business technologists integrating teams of up to 5000 IT experts for major sports events more
Accenture opens analytics innovation center in BarcelonaNew Center adds to Accenture’s growing network of innovation centers; creates 50 local jobs more
Atos Origin and Siemens to create a European IT ChampionAtos Origin to acquire Siemens IT Solutions and Services Siemens and Atos Origin to become strategic partners more
Atos Origin demonstrates how to create and sustain competitive advantage in the rapidly changing telecommunications World
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Atos Origin showcase innovative solutions to reduce costs and enhance growth while providing advanced services to end usersmore
Into the Cloud on auto-pilot?
An essential characteristic of cloud computing is self service and auto-provisioning. This gives rise to a requirement for end to end automation and management across all the elements of cloud infrastructure including virtual machines, storage, firewalls and network. This is referred to as the orchestration layer of cloud computing infrastructure. Early providers of cloud services built their own orchestration layer using tools from different vendors and some they built themselvesmore
A Keene eye on cloud infrastructure, security, transport and content delivery
Last Summer, Gartner released their annual ”Hype Cycle” report, calling the hype around Cloud computing “deafening”! They say that nearly every vendor has a Cloud computing strategy, but few make it Cloud-centric. Indeed, ”cloudwashing” risks accelerating the entire industry into the trough of disillusionment - with the Amazon Web Services outages earlier this year as a case in turning pointmore
What does Green IT really mean for the enterprise?
John Doe, Network Manager, Acme Enterprises, has a problem. Acme’s post-merger board has gone all green and they want an urgent review of the IT Department’s carbon footprint plus short and long-term plans for reducing the corporation’s environmental impact. He’s found it’s about rather more than energy saver lightbulbs and recycled paper, and has called a meeting with leading Outsourcing applications on the cloud sounds a great way to reduce internal energy usage, but is he just paying the cloud to burn carbon instead? Is it better to run processors in-house and hook up to a sustainable energy supply? What are the hardware manufacturers doing to provide more efficient and recyclable products? There are so many unknowns...more
Gartner says EMEA enterprise IT spending in euros will decline 1.4 per cent in 2011 and grow only 2.3 per cent in 2012Analysts present key issues facing IT industry during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011, 7-10 November, in Barcelona, Spain more
Sixty-nine percent of business owners do not plan on hiring within the next year
The Small Business Authority with a portfolio of over 100,000 business accounts, announced the findings of its SB Authority Market Sentiment Survey, a monthly window into the concerns of independent business owners. Based on a poll of approximately 1,100 respondents, one of the key findings from the August survey was that 69 percent of small business owners do not plan on hiringmore