UK’s largest health research programme chooses Microsoft Cloud

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The UK’s largest ever health research programme, Our Future Health, which aims to create one of the most detailed pictures there has ever been of people’s health, is to use the Microsoft Cloud to securely store the huge amounts of data needed for the programme.

Our Future Health, a collaboration between the private, charity and public sectors – including the NHS – is building a community of five million volunteers from around the UK, who will give their permission to share...

Digitalised workplaces for optimised public services

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Governments across the globe have long recognised the need to undertake a form of digital transformation. Many have been working for some time on transformation strategies designed to support the gradual adoption of digital technologies to increase productivity, improve efficiency, and enable better resource management.

Whatever shape these strategies took, they had one common goal – to create the next-generation digital infrastructure that would improve the delivery of services...

Ministry of Defence (MoD) engages Netcompany to migrate pivotal apps into MODCloud

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Netcompany, an international IT services company, has migrated 47 Ministry of Defence (MoD) applications from a legacy private cloud environment to MODCloud.

These applications include the armed forces websites and many more, used by hundreds of thousands of users.

A key objective for the migration was to deliver greater flexibility to manage and engineer applications, enabling app owners to scale use, giving greater resilience and cyber security. It will also deliver...

BankID expands Digital Identity Protection with OneSpan

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OneSpan, a digital agreements security company, has expanded its OneSpan Cloud Authentication service with BankID.

BankID first launched with OneSpan in September 2021 and has already reached a multi-million user milestone that is expected to continue growing as BankID’s technology adoption increases. This expanded partnership further solidifies the crucial role BankID has entrusted to OneSpan to provide high-assurance security and meet compliance standards within the Norwegian...

As 3G rides into the sunset, 5G comes into focus

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With carriers ending the most widely used technology in the past 20 years, the shift from 3G presents some unintended consequences for businesses.

Every year, industry leaders give their predictions on new technologies and emerging applications—always forward looking and focused on the potential benefits. And with good reason—for the past 20 years, the industry delivered a consistent cadence of technologies that improved our lives—with faster and more powerful devices that...

British Army chooses Hadean to build cloud distributed simulation Pathfinder

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Deep tech start-up Hadean has been awarded a contract to help build and scale a cloud distributed simulation demonstrator for the British Army.

This Pathfinder agreement marks Hadean's first direct commitment with military end-users and sets the scene for the wider introduction and application of cloud-based computing in the MOD's Defence Synthetic Environment Platform (DSEP), and Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP).

Harnessing Hadean's Web 3.0...

NatWest Markets partners with Google Cloud to bolster its data capabilities and customer experiences

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NatWest Markets has migrated to Google Cloud in order to achieve limitless scalability, power predictive risk modelling with analytics capabilities, and streamline regulatory compliance.

Founded in 2016 as the investment arm of Natwest Group, NatWest Markets helps its corporate and institutional customers manage their financial risks and achieve financial goals while navigating changing markets and regulation. Today, beyond providing products and solutions centred across...

IBM unveils new cloud and AI powered fan experiences for Wimbledon 2022

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IBM and the All England Lawn Tennis Club have revealed new ways in which Wimbledon fans around the world can experience The Championships digitally, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) running on IBM Cloud and hybrid cloud technologies.

Co-created by the All England Club and IBM for Wimbledon.com and the Wimbledon app, the new features join a comprehensive suite of digital fan experiences - including the IBM Power Index with Watson, IBM Match Insights with Watson and...

Spanish neobank Plazo partners with cloud banking platform Mambu

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Spanish neobank Plazo has closed a strategic partnership with Mambu, a cloud banking technology platform.

This alliance allows Plazo to accelerate the development of cutting-edge lending solutions, with access to more than 30,000 new product combinations and fuel its expansion to further consolidate as the go-to financial wellness app covering people’s daily purchase, saving and lending needs.

Customers will be able to access the new lending products through Plazo...

BUPA boosts DaaS delivery and multi-cloud readiness with Nutanix

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Nutanix, a specialist in hybrid multicloud computing, has announced that BUPA is harnessing Nutanix solutions to address performance, scalability and management issues impacting its business-critical Citrix environment that supports more than 5,000 users.

These issues were quickly resolved by migrating from a legacy infrastructure to the Nutanix Cloud platform and Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV). Beyond this initial phase, BUPA has also begun using Nutanix Calm to fully...