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Matthew Finnegan

Matthew Finnegan


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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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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CIOs must lead business innovation or lose out in age of the customer, says Forrester

Forrester Research VP, Laura Koetzle, will be chairing the forthcoming ‘Forrester Forum for Technology Leaders’ in Lisbon on 2-3 June. read more »

O2 nationwide outage blamed on network hardware failure

Network outage, which lasted seven hours on Monday, was not due to a systems upgrade over the Bank Holiday read more »

Charter set to acquire Time Warner Cable for $55bn

Charter Communications is said to be near a US$55 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, a deal that would create a broadband powerhouse in the U.S. read more »

Yahoo to manage hundreds of thousands of servers using OpenStack

Hundreds of thousands of virtual and physical servers will be managed by OpenStack by the end of the year read more »

What next for OpenStack? Users call for focus on core services, as well as innovation

Wells Fargo, Adobe, Yahoo and Intel highlight areas of improvement for the open source cloud platform read more »

Walmart eyes Open Compute as OpenStack investment scales

Amandeep Singh Juneja, Walmart senior director for cloud operations and engineering, explained the retail giant's strategy to delegates at the OpenStack Summit 2015 in Vancouver read more »

Security benefits helping drive DevOps adoption, says Chef CEO

Faster software updates will help tackle security incidents such Heartbleed read more »

Carly Fiorina: The road from HP pariah to presidential candidate

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