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Should Public Cloud be Synonymous with Outsourcing?

Marathon runners taking the position for the start of race

I caught an internet meme the other day that said, “The Cloud is just a computer somewhere else.” But is that true? Is the cloud really all about outsourcing your infrastructure to somewhere or someone else?

Atos completes acquisition of Xerox’s IT outsourcing biz

Atos has finalised the acquisition of Xerox's outsourcing business

French IT services outfit Atos announced this week the company has completed its €811m acquisition of Xerox’s IT outsourcing business, a move the companies said would give the combined entity a massive leap forward in the outsourcing market.

IBM cloud checks in to the Marriott

Marriott is moving much of its core IT landscape into IBM's cloud

Global hotel chain Marriott International announced plans to use IBM’s cloud services to bolster the digital services the company offers to its guests in over 4,000 locations and improve the efficiency of the company’s IT operations.

Lufthansa taps IBM in €1bn outsourcing deal putting cloud, analytics front and centre

Lufthansa is enlisting IBM to help modernise the airline's IT strategy

Deutsche Lufthansa AG announced it has enlisted IBM in a seven-year outsourcing deal worth €1bn that will cover the management of the company’s datacentres and IT services. Lufthansa said the move will help bolster its use of cloud, mobile and analytics tools across the business.

Red Hat, Wipro partner to target DevOps, OpenStack users

Red Hat and Wipro are jointly targeting DevOps and OpenStack customers

Red Hat and global outsourcing and consulting firm Wipro have announced a partnership that will see the two companies jointly target customers with DevOps and OpenStack-based services.

Infosys targets cloud, big data with slew of partnerships

Infosys is doubling down on cloud and big data with the recently announced partnerships with Microsoft, Huawei and HDS

Infosys announced a series of partnerships – with Microsoft, Huawei and Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) – that will see the Indian outsourcing giant redouble its efforts to capture a growing share of demand for cloud and big data technologies and services.

Infosys makes headway with big data and cloud

S.D. Shibulal, chief executive officer and managing director, Infosys

IT outsourcing company Infosys announced ten per cent year on year growth for the quarter to end December 31, with net profit rising to nearly 21 per cent quarter on quarter. The company said Friday that much of its success and efficiency gains are owed to new inroads it is making in the cloud and big data space, marking the beginning of a transformation many of its competitors are vying to make.