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Why SDx has graduated from hype to large-scale deployment

Dave Chopra, Vice President of Global Infrastructure Services at Wipro, discusses why it is now or never for CIOs deploying a software-defined (SDx) strategy… We are currently at a huge economic and technological crossroads. Every major industry is undergoing rapid transformation, and the rate of change is speeding up all the time. This is overturning… Read More


Cloud and its impact on the ISV middle-ground

David Grimes, CTO at Navisite, explains the challenges and opportunities that cloud has presented for the incumbent ISV community… Over the past seven years, cloud technologies have exploded onto the scene, transforming not just IT, but businesses globally. You can be the best in your vertical but unless you have a forward-thinking IT strategy, the… Read More


Dell to sell software branch to private equity consortium

Dell is set to sell its software business as it looks to place a heavier focus on the recent acquisition of storage vendor EMC Corp. According to today’s press release, a consortium led by private equity group Francisco Partners and hedge fund Elliott Management has confirmed that it would be taking over Dell Software for an… Read More


Beaten British banks need to modernise and improve software quality management

Lev Lesokhin, EVP Strategy and Analytics, CAST, highlights the weaknesses in UK banking IT, and explains why we are falling behind U.S. and European counterparts… Following outages at some of the UK’s leading banks including Barclays and, most recently HSBC, which left customers unable to access funds for up to two days, means system failures are… Read More


UK banks must raise quality of code to avoid future outages

Vishal Bhatnagar, senior vice president and country manager at CAST UK, writes about the importance of software quality and UK banks’ negligence in this respect… A recent spell of outages at leading UK banks has served to draw attention to the lack of IT visibility in these institutions. The systems used by some of these… Read More