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Open Group launches IT4IT, vendor-neutral reference architecture for IT management


IT standards organisation Open Group has announced the launch of IT4IT, a forum composed enterprises, service providers and technology incumbents focused on delivering a comprehensive set of standards for managing systems integration and interoperability. Georg Bock, senior director of portfolio strategy at HP Software IT Management told BCN the standards being developed by the forum will help tackle the integration of mobile and cloud technologies within the rapidly changing context of enterprise IT.

Logicalis appoints ex-Fujitsu exec Richard Aston to lead service expansion

Richard Aston, vice president of services at Logicalis

IT solutions and cloud service provider Logicalis announced Tuesday that the company is appointing tech veteran Richard Aston to the role of vice president of services. Aston is being tasked with expanding the company’s services division and realign its offerings under the ‘Optimal’ brand.