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University tiers HPC cloud with HDS, Spectra Logic and QStar

University tiers HPC cloud with HDS, Spectra Logic and QStar | content | Scoop.it
Oslo University builds academic cloud for research data scalable to exabytes with HDS disk, Spectra Logic tape and QStar archive
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The University of Oslo is active in the public sector of Norway.

 

Oslo University bought data storage from NorStore. NorStore is a national infrastructure for the management, curation and long-term archiving of digital scientific data. 

 

In 2009, the universities of Oslo and Trondheim shared storage resources and that's why Oslo University bought  storage capacity to be more independent. 

 

The business objectives that they want to achieve is to be more independent and to avoid data mirroring with the university of Trondheim.

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Firm works with Google maps to provide fleet management software

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Greater Anglia rail company will roll out a taxi booking app in 2014 developed by fleet management software provider TDispatch and powered by Google Maps.
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Greater Anglia rail company is active in the railway sector.

 

This article explains that this railway company asked fleet management provider TDispatch to make an application powered by Google Maps.

 

Greater Anglia rail company want to implement an application to allow customers to book cabs to and from stations.

 

The business objectives that they want to achieve are making the railway sector as a whole more responsive to consumer demand and to provide more consumer-oriented information. 

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Google Glass in Healthcare, Possibilities Galore

Google Glass in Healthcare, Possibilities Galore | content | Scoop.it
Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology,Health care information technology & IT strategy news for CIOs, CMIOs & clinical informaticists. Learn about EMR EHR, ARRA HITECH, wireless technologies & meaningful use policy.
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This article is about ICT in the health care sector.

To be more specific, the use of the Google Glasses, provided by Google, in the heath care sector.

 

Some hospitals are now testing the "Google Glasses" during operations. These glasses are able to provide assistance during the operation by video-calling with other doctors.

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TOMS Drives International Expansion with Oracle Commerce

TOMS Uses Oracle Commerce Platform to Offer Commerce Anywhere, Streamline New Product Offers and Enable a Platform for Charitable Giving
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TOMS is a company that designs and sells shoes based on the Argentine alpargate design as well as eyewear.

 

TOMS is using Oracle Commerce as part of a strategic initiative to deliver its One for One message to new markets.

 

The business objective that the company wants is to support global demand for an expanding product line that is constantly refreshed with new colors and styles and to personalize the customer experience on its site by delivering relevant content.

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GamblingCompliance chooses Kallidus LMS to deliver Governance, Risk and Compliance e-learning to the global gambling industry

GamblingCompliance chooses Kallidus LMS to deliver Governance, Risk and Compliance e-learning to the global gambling industry | content | Scoop.it
Business intelligence provider GamblingCompliance, has chosen Kallidus Learning Management System (LMS) to help it deliver a new e-learning service to the global gambling industry.
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GamblingCompliance is the leading information provider of regulatory news, analysis and data for the global gaming industry.


GamblingCompliance, has chosen Kallidus Learning Management System (LMS) to help it deliver a new e-learning service to the global gambling industry.



The business objectives that they want to achieve is optimising the management, tracking and reporting of courses and provides a full audit trail on the progress of each learner to demonstrate ongoing compliance.

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Air China Cargo Cuts Over to the Unisys Logistics Management System Based on Hosted Service from TravelSky

BLUE BELL, Pa., November 12, 2013 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Air China Cargo, China’s flagship airline, has successfully transitioned to the Unisys Logistics Management System (LMS) delivered by Unisys client TravelSky as...
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Air China Cargo is the flagship airline of China active in the shipping industry.


Air China Cargo appoints Unisys Logistics Management System (LMS) delivered by Unisys client TravelSky as a software-as-a-service (Saas) model. 

 

The business objectives that the company wants to achieve is to minimize implementation cost and to start using new logistics solutions.

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Bel’s Customer Company Transformation - Salesforce.com Europe

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Even the company that’s been behind some of the world’s most popular foods since 1865 has to adapt its business from time to time. “We need to be in the right place, at the right time, and at the right price for everyone,” says Yves Gauguier, CIO.
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Bel is active in the global food sector. The company's well-known product is Kiri (The Laughing Cow).

 

Bel appoints Salesforce to implement a single CRM system to support sales and marketing teams across 120 countries.

 

The business objective that the company Bel wants to achieve is facing with demaning customers with more points of contact.

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TCS expands UK public sector footprint with Scottish deal

TCS expands UK public sector footprint with Scottish deal | content | Scoop.it
Improvement Service contracts Indian IT services giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
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The organisation that supports the Scottish local authorities, mentioned in the article, is active in the public sector.

 

The ICT solution they implemented is the ‘Citizen Account Service’ from the company TCS (Tata Consultancy Services).

 

This solution gives the citizens the ability to access a couple of digital public services with one users profile.

 

This organisation wants to reduce the costs and improve their services with this new open source technology.

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Telematics firm builds datacentres on Compellent hybrid flash

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Pan-European telematics firm Masternaut builds active-active datacentres on hybrid flash arrays with automated tiered storage from Dell Compellent to cope with a 5x growth in data
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The company Masternaut is active in the telematic sector.

 

This article explains that Masternaut built datacentres on Dell Compellent hybrid flash arrays. With this project the storage capacity of masternaut will increase from 200TB to 400TB.

 

Masternaut is up to upgrade its storage capacity from 200TB to 400TB supported by the computer giant Dell. 

 

The business objectives that Masternaut want to achieve are to expand across Europe without expanding its hosting support team and to support more customers with the same team down.

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IBM and SAP Help Shell Launch One of the Largest SAP Solution Upgrades in the World

IBM and SAP Help Shell Launch One of the Largest SAP Solution Upgrades in the World | content | Scoop.it
LONDON and WALLDORF — IBM and SAP AG today announced that Shell has reached a milestone in its downstream business IT infrastructure by having successfully delivered one of the largest single SAP u...
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Royal Dutch Shell known as Shell, is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company incorporated in the United Kingdom and headquartered in the Netherlands.


Shell made an agreement with SAP and IMB to improve its downstream business IT infrastructure. Both suppliers (IMB and SAP) delivered successfully one of the largest singe SAP implementations in the world. 


The purpose of improve its  IT infrastructure is to simplify and standardise its downstream business processes, which cover all operations from manufacturing to marketing and sales of oil products around the world for domestic, industrial and transport use.

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Aerospace company turns to cloud in $4m HR IT project

Aerospace company turns to cloud in $4m HR IT project | content | Scoop.it
Aircraft parts manufacturer B/E Aerospace is investing over $4 million in cloud-based HR technology, as it gears up its efforts recruit more highly skilled engineers.
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This article is about the Aerospace manufacturer B/E Aerospace, who manufactures parts for Boeing.

 

The ICT solution they implemented is a cloud based HR technology by the company SuccessFactors.

 

This ICT solution gives the managers a complete view of their 10.000 people workforce. they can even complete transactions with this ICT solution, such as approving a promotion. All of this can be done through their iPhone or even with their iPad.

 

The purpose of this solution, is to speed up the internal HR processes and to develop and deliver the parts to Boeing on time.

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Medline Industries Personalizes B2B Customer Experience with Oracle Commerce

Customers Obtain Direct, Relevant Content Directly Correlated to Their Healthcare Industry Segment, Increasing Views of Targeted Content by 60%
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Medline Industries is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products in the U.S.


Medline has implemented Oracle’s ATG Web Commerce 10.1, a core component of Oracle Commerce, to deliver a new website experience for customers and their individual healthcare market segment.


The business objective that Medline wants to achieve is to provide a tailored experience, beginning with a market selector upon visitors’ initial entry to the site that captures and stores their market preference in a profile.

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ACCA announces partnership with CrossKnowledge and BPP

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ACCA CrossKnowledge and BPP partnership to deliver Continuing Professional Development

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ACCA is the global body for professional accountants.

 

ACCA has teamed up with BBP and CrossKnowledge to give ACCA members exclusive access to a range of online continuing professional development (CPD) courses focusing on leadership and management skills.

 

The business objectives that they want to achieve with CPD courses is to develop their skills in leardership and vision, communicatien change management and negotiation.

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X-IO Technologies Appoints Unisys to Add Extra Level of IT and Professional Support Services for Its Customers Worldwide

X-IO Technologies Appoints Unisys to Add Extra Level of IT and Professional Support Services for Its Customers Worldwide | content | Scoop.it
BLUE BELL, Pa., December 17, 2013 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it
has won a three-year contract to provide global IT support services for customers of X-IO, a
leading provider of intelligent information storage systems.
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X-IO Technologies is the leader in performance-driven storage and in specialising in embedded sensing solutions.

 

This article explains that X-IO Technologies want Unisys to add extra level of IT and professional support services for its customers worldwide.

 

The business objective that they want to achieve is to support its rapid growth and expand its global presence.

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ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group Optimizes Customer Engagement With SAP Cloud for Sales Solution

ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group Optimizes Customer Engagement With SAP Cloud for Sales Solution | content | Scoop.it
WALLDORF — SAP AG today announced that ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group (CBG), a business unit of ContiTech AG and one of the world’s leading specialists in rubber and plastics technology, is implemen...
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ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group (CBG), a business unit of ContiTech AG and one of the world’s leading specialists in rubber and plastics technology.


ConiTech CBG will use SAP Cloud for Sales tool to deliver rich data and insights that empower its sales team to connect with customers anywhere, anytime, on any device and deliver a differentiated experience.

 

 

The business objective that they want to implement the SAP Cloud for Sales solution to engage its customers like never before. 

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