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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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North West digital firms lack skilled staff and turn down work

Almost a third of digital businesses in the North West have had to turn down business as a result of a lack of resources. read more »

GSMA opposes US and European governments on mobile spectrum allocation

The sharing of new mobile broadband wireless spectrum bands in the future among different operators will not generate enough cash for economies, according to a report commissioned by the mobile operators' trade body. read more »

Microsoft unveils six-monthly updates to Microsoft Dynamics GP

Microsoft has revealed its product development roadmap over the coming year for the Microsoft Dynamics GP (MSDYNGP) mid-market accounting and ERP software. read more »

World bank IT spending to hit £117bn this year

Total bank IT spending across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region will grow to $188 billion (£117 billion) in 2014, an increase of around 4.4 percent over 2013, according to research. read more »

Hartlepool Council signs another ICT outsourcing deal with Northgate

Hartlepool Council has signed another IT outsourcing contract with Northgate, with the council saying the deal will save it £1 million a year, although the value of the deal to Northgate has so far not been revealed. read more »

London & Capital moves financial data into the cloud

London & Capital, the investment adviser and asset manager, has outsourced its onsite legacy tape-based data backup function to a cloud-based system managed by Oncore IT. read more »

EY makes senior cybercrime appointments

EY (Ernst & Young) has boosted its forensic cybercrime team with two senior appointments. read more »

Misys acquires digital channel specialist IND

Banking systems specialist Misys has completed the acquisition of digital channel solutions provider IND Group. read more »

Dental firm GC Europe moves data centre into the cloud with Interoute

International dental care manufacturer GC Europe has moved its data centre into the cloud with Interoute. read more »

Cash Converters and CEX sell used phones with previous owners' data on them

Two of the UK's largest pawnbrokers are selling used phones that still contain sensitive personal information of the previous owners, says a Channel 4 News report read more »

Schools urged to register for Hour of Code campaign

Schools are being encouraged to register for the UK Hour of Code learning campaign on 3 to 9 March. read more »

UK firms move to cloud in response to 'bloated' on-premise systems

UK firms are turning to the cloud as three-quarters of IT directors say their on-premise applications are becoming too "bloated". read more »

IT helps fuel record jobs demand as skills crisis bites

Job vacancies rose at their fastest pace since May 1998 last month, with the technology sector helping to drive the market. read more »

Nominet offers free cyber security help to small firms

Nominet, the internet company best known for running the .uk internet infrastructure, has launched free Nominet Cyber Assist cyber security support for small businesses. read more »

Cyber security challenge offers £10,000 bounties

A new national cyber security challenge - Cyber 10K - has been launched, with £10,000 up for grabs for each of the most innovative security solutions. read more »

Open source software used for Foreign Office Crisis Hub

More details about the Foreign Office's recently announced digital Crisis Hub have emerged. read more »

Serco wins £54m European Parliament IT contract

In better news for outsourcer Serco, it has been awarded a contract worth €60 million (£54 million) by the European Parliament to "consolidate and transform" its IT support services. read more »

European firms 'waste' £2.4bn on business trip mobile connectivity

European businesses are "wasting at least £2.4 billion a year" on "unmanaged connectivity costs", according to research. read more »

Yodel chooses Motorola for mobile device management

Parcel delivery firm Yodel is using the Motorola Mobility Lifecycle Management system to make sure its mobile devices are optimised for its operations. read more »

London councils tender £42m parking appeals ICT contract

The London Councils organisation, a joint committee established by the 32 London borough councils and the City of London, is tendering for a contract worth up to £42 million to help manage its parking and traffic appeals services (PATAS). read more »

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