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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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Three-quarters of IT heads can't find the staff with the right skills

Three-quarters (74 percent) of IT leaders have experienced difficulty recruiting staff with the necessary skills and experience they require, according to research. read more »

Cambridge gets free WiFi in time for Le Tour

A year-long trial of a new free WiFi network is being launched today by Connecting Cambridgeshire and The University of Cambridge. read more »

UK Atomic Weapons Establishment deploys three supercomputers for Trident

The UK Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) has deployed three SGI supercomputers to improve the development and maintenance of nuclear warheads. read more »

Over 40 percent of European organisations stop citizens accessing their data

An international study shows that over 40 percent of organisations obstruct access to people's own data. read more »

Shell deploys SAP HANA data analytics in the cloud

Shell has signed a long-term contract with SAP to help get more value from its current SAP investments and accelerate its transition to SAP HANA data analytics in the cloud. read more »

Thames Water updates contact centre operations with Unify

Thames Water is deploying OpenScape contact centre systems from Unify to improve customer service and more easily meet regulatory targets. read more »

Thomas Cook deploys Lufthansa flight planning to improve operations

Thomas Cook Group has deployed Lufthansa Systems' flight planning technology to improve operations at its airlines. read more »

Government departments question use of SME IT contractors after service problems

“Shambolic” IT services at government departments are calling into question the government's decision to hand more IT contracts to smaller providers. read more »

Npower given two months by Ofgem to solve SAP billing problems

Npower has until August to solve its long-term billing system problems, otherwise it will be banned from telesales marketing for new customers. read more »

UK's top supercomputer gets new tape archiving system

The University of Edinburgh’s Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC), which houses the UK's most powerful supercomputer, has selected a new data archiving system. read more »

Government hands out £10m for eight rural superfast broadband schemes

The government has announced the successful bids for a £10 million innovation fund designed to explore ways to deliver superfast broadband to the most remote and hardest to reach places in the UK. read more »

Report calls for 'strategic framework' for schools ICT

Although a new ICT curriculum for schools starts this September, an education think tank is calling for a "strategic framework" for technology in sch read more »

IT contractors expect rich pickings in financial services market

IT contractors are expecting a large number of roles to be created in financial services in the next 12 months, as investment in the sector continues to produce more opportunities, according to employment provider giant group. read more »

New software development degree designed by tech firms available from autumn

A new employer-backed undergraduate degree in software development will be available at universities across the country from this autumn. read more »

Public sector missing out on £7.2bn in savings from 'technology gap'

The public sector may be missing out on £7.2 billion in savings a year due to a "technology gap", according to research from O2 and the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr). read more »

GCHQ to share technology with private companies

UK spying centre GCHQ will today confirm it will be sharing some of its technology with private businesses, to help protect the critical national infrastructure and aid the economy. read more »

Raspberry Pi developer gets OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Raspberry Pi developer David Braben has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. read more »

Roadchef brings back outsourced IT and finance from India

Roadchef has completed the in-sourcing of its IT and finance processing, leading to a saving of £1.5 million a year and the creation of more than 25 jobs. read more »

Atos e-payments subsidiary Worldline aims for £500m IPO

Electronic payments group Worldline, a subsidiary of IT outsourcing group Atos, says it expects its initial public offering (IPO) to raise a total of €610 million (£500 million). read more »

Government launches PAS 754 'software trustworthiness' standard

The government has launched the PAS 754 "software trustworthiness" standard to help organisations avoid software failures. read more »

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