Stories by Anh Nguyen

Fujitsu workers plan strike extension after union rep sacking

Fujitsu workers who are members of Unite union have announced plans to extend strike activity to Manchester over the sacking of union activist Alan Jenney.

Cisco may cut 10,000 jobs

Cisco could be set to cut 10,000 jobs in a bid to slash costs by $1 billion (£632 million), according to media reports.

JP Morgan supercomputer offers risk analysis in near real-time

JP Morgan is now able to run risk analysis and price its global credit portfolio in near real-time after implementing application-led, High Performance Computing (HPC) capabilities developed by Maxeler Technologies.

UK lags behind rest of Europe on data centre sustainability

The UK lags behind the rest of Europe in terms of data centre sustainability, a new survey has found.

British Gas launches IT apprenticeship scheme

British Gas has launched a new, two-year apprenticeship scheme in Information Systems for school leavers.

IT departments' 'lack of visibility' into virtualisation

Nearly half (49 per cent) of firms that use virtualisation say they have delays in resolving IT problems because of a lack of visibility into their whole IT infrastructure, according to a survey.

Oracle maintains mystery around Fusion Apps general release date

Oracle has updated customers on the latest Fusion Applications news, but avoided any mention of when the long-awaited software suite would actually be available.

Forrester: Cloud is test bed for collaboration

Cloud platforms are increasingly the "test bed for new collaborative experiences" in the enterprise, analyst Gene Leganza told Forrester's Enterprise Architecture Forum in London yesterday.

Cloud computing is just outsourcing, says forum

Information security professionals should treat cloud computing as they would any other external supplier, according to an analyst at the Information Security Forum.

Glass ceiling for female managers still exists, says report

Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of female managers believe that there is still a glass ceiling, according to new research from the Institute of Leadership & Management (IL&M).

Bank of America: Outage not related to Wikileaks

Bank of America (BofA) has said that a "routine systems change" had caused its online banking service to go offline on Friday - not a Wikileaks attack.

Survey: Cloud computing will foster IT security careers

Around half of information security professionals believe that cloud computing will drive an increase in demand for their skills, according to a new survey.

Forrester: Businesses need app lifecycle management

Organisations that depend on software to run their businesses must start thinking about adopting application lifecycle management (ALM), according to Forrester.

BCS launches green accreditation for data centres

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has today launched an accreditation for energy efficient data centres.

BAE Systems cuts 1,300 jobs, including IT

Defence company BAE Systems has announced 1,307 job losses in the UK, and confirmed that some will be IT roles.

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