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Antony Savvas

Antony Savvas

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York, UK-based Antony Savvas has been a technology journalist for well over 20 years and has expertise in all major areas of enterprise and consumer IT.

He has worked for a number of leading technology magazines and websites and his work is syndicated across the internet.

He is an established news and news analysis contributor to ComputerworldUK.com and also undertakes corporate work for some of the world's leading technology companies.

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Government promises to tackle poor mobile phone coverage, but only for calls and texts

The government has set out plans to eliminate the poor mobile coverage that it says "blights" a fifth of the UK. read more »

Electrolux deploys cloud-based IT service management from ServiceNow

Home appliances group Electrolux has deployed a cloud-based global IT service platform from ServiceNow, to support and standardise staff services through a central portal. read more »

West Yorkshire Police replaces paper notebooks with Samsung

West Yorkshire Police is to equip its officers with 4,000 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablets to replace traditional pocket notebooks. read more »

France is wifi capital of the world

There will be 47.7 million public wifi hotspots deployed worldwide by the end of 2014, with France leading the way, according to research. read more »

GCHQ spy centre chief wants social media giants to 'tackle terrorists'

The new head of UK "listening centre" GCHQ has called on social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google to co-operate more with the authorities to block terrorists using their networks. read more »

EMEA technology outsourcing activity on course to be a bumper year

The technology outsourcing industry in the Emea region is on course to achieve one of its strongest years in a decade, according to research. read more »

Royal Mail promises flexible deliveries with £130m handheld deal for posties

Royal Mail is investing around £130 million over five years in handheld technology to "support more flexible deliveries for customers" and better tracking capabilities. read more »

Sky overhauls contact centres with Citrix to serve 11.5m customers

Sky has overhauled its customer contact systems to serve its 11.5 million TV and broadband customers. read more »

Coca-Cola bottler migrates users from IBM Notes to Office 365 in single weekend

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (CCBCU) has used Dell’s Notes migration services to move 1,100 user mailboxes and 2 terabytes of data from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365. read more »

Government to offer free wifi across 1,000 public buildings

More than 1,000 public buildings in cities across the UK are to offer free wifi hotspots, as part of a government programme. read more »

British Medical Journal saves on software licensing with Google Apps

The British Medical Journal says it is saving £135,000 a year in software licensing fees and hardware costs, and 126,500 hours in productivity from using Google Apps. read more »

Rolls-Royce moves global HR into the cloud with Workday

Rolls-Royce is moving its global human resources into the cloud with Workday, helping to streamline operations. read more »

Government fuels the UK's weather obsession with £97m supercomputer

The government’s plan for a new £97 million weather supercomputer will cement the UK’s position as a world leader in climate prediction, it says. read more »

De Beers diamond company makes IT shiny with global HCL contract

Global diamond firm De Beers has signed an end-to-end IT infrastructure transformation contract with HCL Technologies. read more »

La Perla deploys mobile big data analytics for execs

Luxury women's fashion house La Perla has deployed MicroStrategy technology for enterprise-wide mobile analytics. read more »

Tomb Raider games entrepreneur wins university honour

The founder of one of the UK’s most successful gaming companies has been awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Letters by London South Bank University. read more »

County Durham & Darlington NHS trust saves through digitising medical records

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has digitised its medical records to enhance operational efficiency and patient care, as well as save money. read more »

Teradata's fight to avoid being labelled a cloud laggard

Teradata has denied it is a cloud laggard as it faces increased cloud-based data warehousing and big data analytics competition in the enterprise market. read more »

Teradata: We must nail the data privacy issue and not rely on governments

Big data analytics company Teradata says the IT industry must get to grips with the issue of data privacy before governments step in and make a hash of it. read more »

Enterprises 'flee' perpetual software licensing but still suckers for 'shelfware'

Enterprises are "fleeing" the perpetual software licence model due to shrinking budgets, but "shelfware" is still rampant with 96 percent of organisations wasting money on unused software, according to research. read more »


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