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Topics: Cloud Solutions

FCA Gives Firms the Green Light to the Adoption of “cloud” Based IT Services

New guidance from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) gives banks, insurers and other financial service providers the green light for use of the “cloud”, which it defines as “IT services provided in various formats over the internet”.

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10 Questions About The Cloud

When we are bidding for a project we often get asked by prospective customers 

"what should I be considering when purchasing a cloud solution?"

Here are some of areas we typically suggest that they consider...

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Highlights from the Salesforce1 Tour, London

As Salesforce kicks off its annual UK cloud computing conference with over 10,000 delegates attending in London this morning, we bring you some of the latest updates to hit cloud computing:

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Dreamforce 13: Salesforce1 and a ‘connected internet of things’.

November saw the largest ever Dreamforce gathering in San Francisco, with over 130,000 registered attendees - making it the largest software conference in the world. The pivotal event in the annual salesforce.com calendar, professionals across all...

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A compromise for Solvency II?

An update from CEIOPS, Frankfurt

Following feedback received at the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Supervisors, that Solvency II “had become too complicated”, there are reported plans in place to simplify the Solvency II...

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8 reasons why the cloud is a game changer for the Olympics

In an article last week Gerry Pennell, CIO of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics dismissed cloud computing as a “far from ready for mission critical applications”.

While these were later qualified as applications for measuring athletic...

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6 things you should know about Solvency 2

  1. The insurance industry’s answer to Basel 3 is set to affect every insurance entity in the EU and beyond. Type in Solvency 2 to Google and you get 2,520,000 results and the upward trend is continuing. The 47 listed Solvency II groups on LinkedIn show...

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2010 Review: Top 10 cloud computing stories

The IT industry has embraced cloud computing in 2010. Businesses started pilot deployments, while the major suppliers opened new green datacentres around the world to support data sovereignty.

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Cloud computing service spending increases: Gartner

A global survey conducted by analyst firm Gartner has found that cloud computing services from external service providers is increasing and now represents 10.2% of IT service spend. Read more.

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