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Bulgarian gov writes open source into law

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The Bulgarian government has launched a number of amendments to the Electronic Governance Act which requires all code written for the government to be open source.

Our cloud ambitious are frustrated by barriers, enterprises tell Hitachi

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An overwhelming majority of enterprise decision makers want cloud services, but practically all of them are blocked from adopting it, according to new figures released by Hitachi.

Hidden cost of public sector cloud over £300m a year, says research

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The UK’s public sector is spending an extra £300 million a year on maintaining cloud services and on hidden costs associated with their cloud computing projects, according to Sungard Availability Services.

Ministry of Justice owns over 2 million Oracle licenses claims report

The UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has saved nothing from its cloud strategy as the department still buys 2.3 million licenses, reports The Register.

Accenture, Ariba partner on cloud-based BPO for accounting

Ariba and Accenture are partnering on cloud-based BPO softare development for financial services and accounting

Systems integrator Accenture and SAP-owed Ariba Networks announced a collaboration Thursday that will see the two companies target jointly developed cloud-based business process outsourcing (BPO) software at the financial services and accounting sectors. The move follows another recent SAP and Accenture partnership that focuses on cloud, M2M and big data vertically-specific solutions.