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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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Employers back cyber security apprenticeships for school leavers

Employers including Atos, BT, Cassidian, IBM and QinetiQ have joined forces to create new specialist cyber security apprenticeships for school leavers through e-skills UK. read more »

Scottish public sector IT cuts still falling well short

Less than seven percent of the savings demanded from Scotland's public sector IT spend have actually been made. read more »

New IT management Masters degree to be available from September

E-skills UK has announced its IT Management for Business (ITMB) degree will be available at postgraduate level for the first time from this September. read more »

Major companies not making full use of big data to spot fraud

Most companies are spurning the chance to improve their anti-fraud and anti-bribery efforts by not taking full advantage of big data analysis, according to research from business consulting firm EY. read more »

Accenture: Retailers struggle to deliver multi-channel shopping experience

Retailers are struggling to meet customers' multi-channel buying expectations, according to research from consulting firm Accenture and SAP business software subsidiary hybris. read more »

Ministry of Defence gives BAE Systems £30m to fund social media 'mind control' research

The Ministry of Defence is funding a multi-million pound project to study ways in how the UK population can be controlled by social media and the wider internet. read more »

SAS opens big data anti-fraud R&D centre in Glasgow

Big data analytics software company SAS has opened a research and development centre in Glasgow. read more »

Outsourcer Atos sub-contracts desktop and datacentre provision to Kelway

Outsourcer Atos has signed a five-year agreement with IT services provider Kelway for the supply of desktop infrastructure and datacentre hardware to help serve its managed service clients. read more »

Government brings in tech entrepreneur to help lead innovation drive

Leading technology entrepreneur Hermann Hauser has been asked by the government to outline how its network of elite technology and innovation centres can be fully exploited to benefit the economy in the long-term. read more »

Tourism Ireland triples speed of marketing drive with Colt

Tourism Ireland says it is giving its marketing drive a boost by tripling its network speed and reducing its network costs by 30 percent. read more »

Companies House deploys new electronic document management system

Companies House has deployed a new electronic document management system to enable it to automate key document handling processes. read more »

Government IT contracts should be covered by Freedom of Information say MPs

The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has ordered the government to "get its house in order" with IT and other outsourcing companies, demanding that contracts should now be subject to the Freedom of Information Act, to enable greater scrutiny. read more »

UK leads major European nations on broadband services says government

The government says Ofcom’s European Broadband Scorecard shows that the UK leads the EU’s five biggest economies on "most measures" of coverage, take-up, usage and choice for both mobile and fixed broadband. read more »

British Gas deploys SAS analytics to better understand its customers

British Gas is using analytics from SAS to tailor its product and service offerings to customers. read more »

City & Guilds puts comms in the cloud with Azzurri

The City & Guilds chartered institute has deployed a cloud-based managed communications system from network integrator Azzurri Communications. read more »

TNT Express upgrades 10,000 vehicle mobile systems

TNT Express is upgrading its in-cab mobile worker technologies across its UK-wide fleet. read more »

BCS develops new IT professional certification standard

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is developing a new standard which provides a recognised vendor-neutral certification for those employed in the IT profession. read more »

Loughborough University deploys new network security to enable greater data throughput

Loughborough University is deploying a new network security platform to enable greater data throughput and meet students' internet access demands. read more »

Big data leads to big bottom line growth says Nesta

Businesses can become more profitable and productive if they use their online customer data effectively, according to research from innovation foundation Nesta. read more »

BCS joins with BT to help primary school teachers with new IT curriculum

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is partnering with BT to help run the Barefoot Computing project, a national scheme to support primary school teachers as they start to teach the new computing curriculum. read more »

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