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Freeport-McMoRan moves its apps into hybrid cloud

Freeport-McMoRan has given itself five years to complete the cloud migration

Copper and gold producer Freeport-McMoRan is embarking on a five-year project aimed at migrating its core IT applications over to a hybrid cloud platform. The company said the move is aimed at helping it become more agile and reduce overall IT spending.

UK Department of Health taps Accenture, Avanade for cloud deployment

The UK Department of Health is overhauling its comms technology

Department of Health in England and NHS National Services Scotland have selected Accenture and Avanade to implement a range of cloud-based communications service across England and Scotland.

Cloud creating unmanaged sprawl in enterprises, study claims

A global survey commissioned by Avanade  suggests 61 per cent of businesses globally and 52 per cent in the UK believe cloud sprawl was causing inefficiencies in their businesses.
That figure rises to 71 per cent among global businesses that claim to be using both private and public cloud platforms

majority of IT managers claim that app sprawl is becoming problematic largely because employees are bringing in their own cloud services, according to research published Tuesday by IT and managed services provider Avanade.