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Esendex has been accredited as a supplier on the G-Cloud 5 framework #publicsectorcloud

Esendex, a leading provider of mission-critical application-to-person SMS services to businesses, has now been accredited as an approved supplier on the G-Cloud 5 Framework. Their services are now available in the… 263 more words

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Six unexpected challenges of cloud

For years now there has been talk of how business is driving IT to move to cloud. In many cases, business teams go so far as to circumvent IT and buy cloud services themselves, taking decisions into their own hands. 849 more words

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Carphone Warehouse gets into big data through customer journey #bigdataeurope

With retail operations in 8 countries and a growing portfolio of telecommunications services, Carphone Warehouse is currently Europe’s largest independent mobile retail outfit. Paul Scullion, head of business intelligence at Carphone Warehouse explains to Business Cloud News how the company is using a combination of big data technologies to help improve retail customer service and eventually, help telcos improve their offerings. 760 more words

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G-Cloud sales top £217m as wider public sector starts spending #publicsectorcloud

G-Cloud sales figures for the month of June have been released, showing the public sector spent just over £217.4m on cloud services through the CloudStore. But while the proportion of sales going to SMEs has fallen since last month, the proportion of cloud services being purchased by the wider public sector vis-à-vis central government has increased. 372 more words

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Alcatel, Fujitsu join AT&T’s cloud-focused network architecture effort

Alcatel-Lucent and the networking communications arm of Fujitsu have joined AT&T’s ‘User-Defined Network Cloud’ programme, the telco’s bid to rearchitect its core network in a move that will make it more elastic, scalable, and capable of handling massive volumes of IP-based traffic. 469 more words

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LeaseWeb heads to Asia with Singapore cloud datacentre #cloudasia

Cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb announced that it has expanded its reach into Asia with the launch of a new cloud datacentre in Singapore. The company said Singapore, with its proximity to large multinationals and a robust financial services sector, is a strategic location that will become an increasingly important market for cloud providers. 283 more words

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Internap takes bare metal cloud to London, Hong Kong #cloudasia

Infrastructure as a service provider Internap announced that it has expanded it bare metal public cloud service to London and Hong Kong. The move comes as other cloud incumbents look to bolster their bare metal cloud offerings alongside their virtualised platforms. 206 more words

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