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