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Cost benefits make it tough for enterprises not to adopt cloud services in spite of the security risks, so they should embrace it by putting in place the necessary processes, say panelists at a discussion moderated by ZDNet blogger Eileen Yu.
Big Blue to open new London datacentre as part of its $1.2bn investment in its SoftLayer cloud services worldwide.
The tax year is over, and the financial services and accounting software company reaped the benefits in its third-quarter earnings.
Private cloud offers few of the benefits of public cloud services and many of the costs of running on-premise infrastructure says AWS SVP Andy Jassy
London 'innovation lab' aims to accelerate development of software for the financial services industry.
TTNET, the largest internet service provider in Turkey, with 6 million subscribers, significantly improved applications deployment while cutting costs and time to delivery.
Specialized GPS devices coupled with cloud-hosted analytics from Fleetmatics help United Worldwide take the guesswork out of gas consumption and driver locations.
IT services and outsourcing giant Infosys will be the first Indian organization to list on the NYSE Euronext London and Paris markets.
By 2016, Hong Kong will have the highest financial services employment rate, surpassing London, the current leader.
Banking services provider BancVue leverages VMware server virtualization to generate cloud benefits and increased agility
BancVue creates the services that empower its customers to beat the giants in their field by better leveraging agile IT.
The National Association of Software and Services Companies reports the country's big data sector will grow at a CAGR of 83 percent over the next three years from the current US$200 million as businesses catch on to its benefits.
With mobile value-added services expected to grow in the coming year, operators are launching new offerings to tap India's rural community. One farmer discusses the benefits.
Seven Seas Water, with $100 million in financing from the likes of the Virgin Green Fund, is tackling the challenge of making water desalination more efficient and sustainable.
London minicab firm greentomatocars (sic) is now providing free Wi-Fi in its 300 vehicles, which reflects a growing trend in mobile connectivity...
BT is likely to enjoy lighter controls on the amount it can charge for its leased lines in London, under proposals revealed by Ofcom on Monday.Leased lines offer high-end fibre connectivity as a retail product for business customers, and also as a wholesale product for smaller telcos that resell fixed and mobile broadband services.
Big businesses and government departments may have cut costs by consolidating business and IT functions within shared-services organisations, but they're going to have to work much harder to see additional benefits, a healthcare industry executive has warned.
UK cloud services provider Six Degrees Group acquires Datahop, giving it a high-speed fiberoptic network connecting datacenters in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris.
The London-based hosting company has introduced two services to its cloud for small businesses that want to provision servers or host simple websites, going up against Amazon with bundled support
UK Broadband plans to start selling its 4G service to homes and businesses in Southwark next week. ZDNet UK put the TD-LTE network through its paces to find out whether it can deliver the typical 40Mbps speeds it promises
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