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AstraZeneca taps Box amidst IT refresh

AstraZeneca is deploying Box as part of a broader IT refresh

UK-based pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said it plans to deploy Box for content collaboration and sharing among its global workforce. David Smoley, chief information officer at AstraZeneca said the company wants to improve how employees collaborate with one another and external parties.

Stockholm County Council taps Sectra for cloud-based radiology data

Stockholm County Council  is deploying Sectra's cloud-based platform to improve how radiology data is shared among healthcare providers

Stockholm County Council (SLL) said it plans to deploy Sectra’s cloud-based platform in a bid to support improved collaboration and patient data sharing across Sweden’s healthcare providers.

Security and SLAs limiting cloud uptake in MENA, IT head says

Cloud uptake in MENA may struggle due to security, SLAs challenges

Despite strong projected growth, cloud services uptake in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) could be hampered by the speed at which local cloud service providers adopt new security controls, Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) IT head Furqan Ahmed Hashmi tells BCN.

Eurostar taps Box for cloud collaboration

Eurostar plans to deploy Box for its 1,600 employees working in and between the UK, France and Belgium

High speed train operator Eurostar said it plans to deploy Box’s cloud-based file storage and collaboration platform across its European operations. The announcement comes just days before Box is set to IPO.

Rackspace: Large enterprises are catching up on DevOps – sortof

DevOps is gaining traction with midsized organisations while larger ones, whilst increasingly aware of DevOps, are slower to make necessary organisational changes

While DevOps has largely been embraced by smaller and mid-sized companies recent research shows larger enterprises are catching up. But Chris Jackson, chief technical officer of DevOps Services at Rackspace said larger companies are still struggling to implement the organisational changes that help businesses embrace DevOps.

PwC, Google jointly bid for US DoD healthcare management cloud

Google and PwC are teaming up to bid on a cloud service to help improve global sharing of electronic medical health records for the US Military

Google and Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) are teaming up to bid to develop a healthcare management platform that would see the two firms, with the help of a number of large electronic medical health record vendors, modernise the US Department of Defense’s military health system using the cloud to share medical health records globally.

HealthTronics looks to cloud for EMM, file sync and share

HealthTronics has rolled out AirWatch for EMM and Secure Content Locker to keep  tighter control of how  corporate content is shared

American integrated health service provider HealthTronics is deploying the AirWatch enterprise mobility management platform and Secure Content Locker in a bid to more securely manage collaboration across employees’ devices.

12 Florida universities sign up for cloud-based analytics

The State University System of Florida organisation is using cloud-based analytics to drive operational efficiencies

The State University System of Florida, which includes 12 member state universities in the US state of Florida, has signed up to use Rosslyn Data Technologies’ cloud-based analytics platform in a bid to support the group’s financial data analysis.

Foxtons moves website into two-bed cloud platform

Foxtons has moved its website to Six Degrees Group's managed virtual private cloud platform

Foxtons, one of London’s largest estate agents has moved its website into a virtual private cloud platform hosted by Six Degrees Group.

ThyssenKrupp taps T-Systems for massive cloud consolidation


German multinational steel producer ThyssenKrupp has signed a deal with Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Systems that will see ThyssenKrupp dramatically reduce its datacentre footprint by migrating the majority of its server estate to the cloud.