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Matthew Finnegan

Matthew Finnegan

Biography

Matthew Finnegan joined ComputerworldUK in January 2013, having spent two years writing for tech news titles including TechEye and ChannelBiz.

Before employment as a technology journalist, Matthew worked for the special advisers to the secretary of state at the Department for Education. Prior to this he studied English Literature at the University of Westminster.

Matthew's main areas of focus at ComputerworldUK include financial services and retail sector IT projects. He is also interested in data centres, cloud computing and virtualisation.

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Windows 10: Pros and cons for enterprise - why your business should move to Windows 10

Why businesses should consider Windows 10, and what they should consider before migrating to Windows 10. Read on to find out the pros and cons of migrating to Windows 10. read more »

Pizza Hut serves up Facebook-style communication for staff with Microsofts Yammer social network

Roll-out of cloud software is part of a multi-million investment in the high street chain's restaurants read more »

10 things IT admins need to know about Windows 10 for mobile

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ICAP improves master data handling with Oracle governance tools

ICAP is the first in the UK to deploy Oracle's Enterprise Data Governance, Data Relationship and Data Relationship Governance tools read more »

Department of Health awards NHSmail contract to Accenture and Avanade

Contract involves one of largest mailbox migrations ever delivered, says Accenture read more »

TNT continues outsourcing drive with five-year Accenture BPO deal

The deal is aimed at reducing operational costs within TNT, as part of a wider initiative to reap annual savings of between €100 (£71m) and €150 million (£106m) from 2018 read more »

Oxford University manages booming student data demand with Dell SonicWall network tools

ComputerworldUK speaks to Simon Mortimore, computing manager at Oxford University's Exeter College read more »

Mainframes best for next generation of big data workloads, CIOs say

Eighty-one percent of respondents expect mainframes to continue to evolve to run new and different workloads. read more »

HP's botched Autonomy acquisition: Timeline of the saga

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Barclays turns to OpenStack to manage private cloud

Barclays is planning on wider adoption of OpenStack as upgrade of 100,000 servers commences read more »

HSBC cuts 8,000 UK jobs, IT roles could be be outsourced

HSBC will invest in cloud computing to reduce costs, while software engineering jobs could move to Asia. read more »

Housing services firm swaps EMC for Tintri storage due to expensive maintenance costs

Not-for-profit organisation's backups conducted 50 percent quicker and the speed of VMware’s vMotion virtual machine migration also increased, says Ed Newman, IS Technical Services manager at Housing and Care 21. read more »

US government hack puts sensitive data at risk of secondary phishing attacks

Hack highlights need for businesses and public sector organisations to upgrade security processes read more »

Cleaning up their act: Who are the greenest firms in tech?

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CTO interview: Customer data analytics driving revenue growth at British Medical Journal

“Everything we do is open source, and if it isn’t open source now, it will be very soon,” said British Medical Journal CTO Sharon Cooper, who is bidding goodbye to Oracle databases. read more »

Legacy apps biggest challenge for CIOs, says former Portugal Telecom tech chief

Former Portugal Telecom CIO Manuel Rosa da Silva was addressing delegates at Forrester Research's Forum for Technology Leaders in Lisbon read more »

Forrester Forum: Software development must become a zero day event to meet mobile and IoT demand

Software will need to be updated on a daily basis, according to Forrester Research analyst Michael Facemire read more »

Equinix wins battle to acquire Telecity in £2.35bn deal

Acquisition of UK operator offers Equinix a foothold in the European market as cloud computing demand booms. read more »

Forrester: Ditch monolithic app architectures or face disruption by digital competitors

Distributed microservice architectures are essential if organisations are to meet customer demand for modern digital services, Forrester Research argues. read more »

10 of the most powerful women in tech

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