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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 and also undertakes corporate work for some of the world's leading technology companies.

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Network Rail brings in Capgemini to deploy multi-million pound rostering system

Network Rail has announced a "multi-million pound contract" to implement ClickSoftware’s workforce management and rostering system, which will be implemented by outsourcer Capgemini UK. read more »

Post Office enters mobile market using EE network

The Post Office is entering the mobile phone market in autumn by piggy backing on the EE network. read more »

Record starting salaries amid continuing skills shortages shows REC/KPMG report

The monthly Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)/KPMG Report on Jobs says there were record overall starting salaries recorded in June, with engineering and IT facing particularly bad skills shortages. read more »

Government promises better and 'free' wifi on trains

Passengers on commuter trains across England and Wales are set to benefit from "radically improved" mobile broadband access as a result of government-owned Network Rail being fined for late running trains. read more »

Rimini Street opens London office to offer more SAP and Oracle software support

Third-party SAP and Oracle software support company Rimini Street has expanded its European business by opening a new operations centre in London's Canary Wharf. read more »

Capita and Brand-Rex to supply tactical fibre comms on new UK aircraft carriers

The two new aircraft carriers commissioned by the MoD are being fitted with a secure fibre communications network fitted by outsourcer Capita and cable firm Brand-Rex. read more »

Capita is preferred bidder for £14m Wycombe council IT contract

Capita has been selected as the preferred bidder for a £14 million IT outsourcing contract with Wycombe District Council. read more »

Daisy pushes up mountain sports retailer Ellis Brigham to IT summit

Mountain sports retailer Ellis Brigham has hired IT services firm Daisy Group to fully upgrade the company’s IT infrastructure, including its online systems. read more »

First 5,000 West Sussex homes and firms get fibre broadband through rural scheme

Around 5,000 West Sussex homes and businesses can now get access to fast fibre broadband through a partnership between West Sussex County Council, BT and the government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) initiative. read more »

Shell brings in Accenture to optimise apps in engineering and production

Shell has deepened its relationship with Accenture by awarding it a multi-year managed services contract to support engineering, production and process control across its operations. read more »

Government confirms data centre industry 'exists' for CCAs

The UK data centre has finally been recognised as a specific industry by the government when it comes to climate change agreements (CCAs). read more »

Ermenegildo Zegna tailors its merchandising with Oracle

Italian men's fashion brand Ermenegildo Zegna has gone live with an Oracle Retail system to drive more informed decision making across its global business. read more »

Easynet tailors network for Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein

PVH Corporation, the owner of the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen and Speedo brands, has brought in Easynet to revamp its European IT backbone to aid business growth. read more »

KPMG: Cyber security not main priority for UK boardrooms

Cyber security and data protection are only ranked third as priorities in UK boardrooms, acccording to consulting firm KPMG. read more »

Huawei gets behind European 5G mobile rollout efforts

Huawei has joined the board of the 5G Infrastructure Association in Europe to help aid the rollout of the next generation mobile technology. read more »

Barclays first major organisation to gain new data security accreditation

Barclays says it has become the first major organisation to gain the new Government Cyber Essentials certification for its digital banking services, including MyBarclays, BMB and Pingit. read more »

Lewis Hamilton backs big data challenge for F1 ahead of British Grand Prix

F1 title challenger Lewis Hamilton is taking part in a big data challenge organised by Tata Communications. read more »

BBC appoints Postgate as CTO

The BBC has announced the appointment of Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer. read more »

Betfair deploys single analytics system to measure IT performance during World Cup

Online betting and gaming operator Betfair is using a new IT performance analytics system to help it cope with the busy World Cup period. read more »

Cumbrian councils improve shared service contact centre with Mitel

South Lakeland and Eden district councils in Cumbria have deployed a virtual contact centre solution to support home and flexible working for agents. read more »

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