Tag Archives: IT News

HMRC Trial Offshore IT Application Development

The HMRC have asked Capgemini, the organisations Information Technology supplier, to arrange the off-shoring work. Following the 18 month trial period the HMRC will reassess whether the trial has been a success and if so will look to off-shore more application development work. Commenting on the announcement an HM Revenue and Customs spokesman said that […]

Google Apps signs up KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

The next few years are expected to see many more high profile organisations migrate to cloud based technologies including Google Apps and Salesforce.com (a Cloud based enterprise Customer Relationship Management tool). At the moment many organisations are seeking to reduce overheads and improve Information Technology capabilities. Cloud based computing models offer companies a straightforward and […]

Microsoft Office 2010 Prices Released

In recent years Microsoft has come under significant pressure from competitors who offer free entry level versions of Office software, including Open Office. In the last year a number of large organisations have moved to cheaper alternatives from expensive Microsoft Licenses following the economic slowdown and many expect the trend to continue over the coming […]

Atos Origin Reports Strong 2009 Results

Key points from the results 2009 include: UK operations performed strongly (revenues grew by 7.4% due to the performance of Managed Services) Revenues in Germany declined Revenues in France remained the same Revenues fell in Consulting and Systems Integration sectors Operating Margins improved due to cost cutting Rent and Lease dropped by 15% Travelling Costs […]

Google Reward for Bugs found in Chrome

The announcement was made by Chris Evens of Google Chrome Security who announced the reward on the Official Chromium Blog. In a statement Mr Evens said that “Some of the most interesting security bugs we\’ve fixed have been reported by researchers external to the Chromium project. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of these people and […]

Microsoft Report Record Profits

In response to the results, Peter Klein, Chief Financial Officer at Microsoft said “Exceptional demand for Windows 7 led to the positive top-line growth for the company. Our continuing commitment to managing costs allowed us to drive earnings performance ahead of the revenue growth.” Report Highlights for Microsoft Corporation’s Second Quarter Revenue – $19.02 Billion […]