Our experience as a custom software development company has shown us that many business are using off-the-shelf applications and stock software to help them to run their businesses.  We can understand the reasons why they might do this – after all, this type of software probably fulfills an immediate functionality need. However, you will probably …

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The latest trends show that businesses of all sizes and industries, no matter where they are located, are turning to cloud services as a way to increase productivity. Spending on cloud computing infrastructure and platforms every year keeps increasing at an exponential rate and so far, according to Goldman Sachs, a growth of 30% has …

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The National Health Service (NHS) and associated organisations are a lucrative target for cyber hackers, with reports suggesting that medical records are 100 times more valuable than stolen credit card details. Ransomware attacks are also rampant in the healthcare market because much of the sector relies on up-to-date information to function. With patient care potentially …

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Cloud technology will create a bright future for UK business says David Stokes, chief executive IBM UK and Ireland The cloud has undoubtedly changed the way modern business operates, and in today’s digital economy there’s little room for error. Yet, with high stakes also comes a wealth of opportunity for the UK economy. 2016 saw …

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Amazon has steadily been expanding the scope of its cloud storage business AWS beyond hosting websites and apps for businesses and today the company announced its latest venture aimed at increasing IT skills training in the UK. During an event in London, the company announced its new training and job placement programme re:Start. Amazon’s new …

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It’s the end of the year, and along with the grocery lists for parties and the lengthy wish lists from the kids, all good research analysts are building their lists of predictions for 2017. Typically, a list of predictions will feature major themes that have come up over and over throughout the previous year. Security …

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The idea is to leverage a seemingly inexhaustible supply of computing power, storage space and fast network connection pipes to deliver computing as a utility, much like power companies deliver electricity to all our homes and businesses. From a technology perspective, the idea of delivering computing services from the cloud has gone mainstream. Every day, …

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Seeking to boost its software expertise ahead of the shift towards electric and autonomous cars, Ford Motor Co. will invest $182.2 million in Pivotal Software Inc., the cloud-computing joint venture of EMC Corp. and VMware Inc. The investment gives the automaker a stake of about 6.6 percent in San Francisco-based Pivotal, Ford said. Microsoft will …

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