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Antony Savvas

Antony Savvas


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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IT systems at Houses of Parliament crash again

The IT systems at the Houses of Parliament crashed again last week, soon after MPs, Lords and other users were assured of a fix to other IT problems. read more »

Information Commissioner warns firms still using Windows XP

The Information Commissioner's Office has warned companies about the data protection threat if they continue to use Windows XP. read more »

Leading technology employers support school IT mentoring scheme

Major technology employers are piloting a mentoring scheme to support ICT teachers in secondary schools across the UK, in an effort to tackle the ongoing skills shortage. read more »

NHS trusts rush to mobile but many struggling to plan projects properly

The number of NHS trusts with mobile working projects has more than doubled to 77 percent in a year, but many trusts are struggling to plan them properly, according to research. read more »

Costco uses UK e-commerce model to drive international sales

Costco has optimised its new Mexico wholesale website to help drive more sales, using a UK model. read more »

European Union awards Steria £5m secure communications contract

The European Union has awarded outsourcer Steria a €6 million (£5.1 million) secure communications network contract. read more »

KLM uses social media to allow passengers to choose their ideal seat neighbours

KLM Dutch Royal Airlines is using social media to support its Meet & Seat boarding experience, which is designed to make it easy for passengers to connect with one another on flights, whether it's for business or social reasons. read more »

London Grid for Learning trumpets Virgin Media national school IT framework

After signing a new schools IT services procurement framework with Virgin Media Business last year, the London Grid for Learning (LGfL) reckons it can save schools nationally around £840 million. read more »

Rackspace offers UK DevOps engineer team to support business cloud deployments

Cloud capacity and services company Rackspace has put together a UK DevOps engineer team to help companies set up and support their cloud infrastructures, amid a shortage of talent on the market. read more »

TfL goes live with more passenger responsive website

Transport for London (TfL) has gone live with a more responsive website to passenger needs, after working with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence for 18 months to design it. read more »

South Western Ambulance Service saves with cloud-based expenses system

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is saving money with the use of a cloud-based staff expenses system. read more »

Poor mobile connectivity to essential data costing the police dear

Despite spending millions of pounds on smartphones and other devices over recent years a "lack of technology" is costing UK police forces over £220 million a year. read more »

Councils should prioritise needs of citizens for digital services says think tank

A public sector think tank has urged local authorities to prioritise the needs of people when going down the digital road to deliver services. read more »

Capgemini signs ERP deal with Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has awarded outsourcer Capgemini UK a two-year £6.3 million contract to upgrade its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. read more »

National Trust deploys cloud-based CRM system from Blackbaud

The National Trust is supporting its 70,000-strong volunteer network with a new cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) system from Blackbaud. read more »

SAS opens competition for data scientist of the year

Big data software specialist SAS has launched its first "data scientist of the year" competition for the UK & Ireland. read more »

NTT Data hired to provide systems integration to UK smart meter network

NTT Data has been chosen to provide business systems integration for the UK's national smart metering service. read more »

University of Southampton starts £4m network infrastructure upgrade

The University of Southampton has started a £4 million two-year data centre and core network infrastructure project. read more »

Highways Agency awards £10m PSN connectivity contract to Thales

The Highways Agency has awarded a five-year contract worth around £10 million to Thales to provide secure network connectivity to public services network (PSN) standards. read more »

UK IT workers still unsure about job security

UK IT workers still have significant feelings of job insecurity, despite the jobs upturn across the sector. read more »

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