28. February 2017

ACS PharmaProtect extends contract with Arvato Systems

As part of the securPharm initiative ACS PharmaProtect is extending their contract with Arvato Systems for more than another ten years. From February 2019 Arvato Systems will provide further development and operations of their proven IT solutions to combat counterfeit medication. In accordance with the delegated regulation on EU Counterfeit Directive, from February 9, 2019 […]

4. October 2016

Atos delivers digital services for Siemens Cloud Platform

Siemens and Atos have announced  to offer digital innovations for manufacturing companies. Atos prepares to offer ready-made applications as well as all integration, infrastructure and security services necessary to build customer-specific applications on the MindSphere platform. Siemens MindSphere has been designed as an open ecosystem to optimize plant performance by collecting and analyzing large datasets […]

1. October 2016

Global Study: Hybrid Clouds Dominate

Almost every company is using the cloud, but not for everything, finds a new IBM study. 87 percent of respondents say their cloud initiatives are coordinated or fully integrated, compared to just 34 percent in 2012. And, among high performing organizations, that number climbs to 83 percent. At the same time, nearly half of workloads […]

22. September 2016

IBM Opens Cloud Data Center in the Nordics

IBM has announced the opening of a new cloud data center near Oslo, Norway. Customers throughout the region will have local access to a complete portfolio of IBM cloud services for running mission critical enterprise workloads, including IBM Watson, Bluemix and analytics capabilities. The facility in Norway is IBM’s 48th global cloud data center and […]

20. June 2016

There is room in the German cloud

In Germany, the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are getting more and more involved in the use of software solutions from the cloud. This is a result of the study “KMU Barometer 2016“ by market research firm Pb7 on behalf of the enterprise software manufacturer Exact. Pb7 interviewed 2,600 enterprises with fewer than 50 employees. […]

19. June 2016

Capgemini supports Siemens in the implementation of an IoT platform

Siemens Building Technologies Division and Capgemini will implement a cloud based services platform featuring asset management and analytics technology together. The Siemens Building Technologies Division’s web-based Energy & Sustainability Navigator platform shall continue to unlock the hidden potential of building data, provide transparency to support decision making processes that increase building operating efficiency, and drive […]

13. June 2016

Randstad to leverage public cloud marketplace together with TCS

Tata Consultancy Services and Randstad Global IT Solutions have signed a global partnership to design and deploy one of the world’s largest end-to-end public cloud marketplaces for IT infrastructure services. Randstad, as part of its IT transformation strategy, is keen to improve its current IT Infrastructure operations through assets and vendor optimization, process standardization, automation […]

4. June 2016

CSC announces merger with enterprise services segment of HP

CSC is merging the company with the Enterprise Services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The merger is expected to be completed by the end of March 2017. The strategic combination of the two businesses will create one of the world’s largest pure-play IT services companies. The new company is expected to have annual revenues […]

23. May 2016

Bitkom survey: German industry uses external security expertise

In the German industry almost half of the companies works with an external IT service provider for security reasons. This is the result of a representative survey commissioned by the digital association Bitkom among 504 manufacturing companies. A quarter uses an external service for the entire IT security. In 56 percent of the company solely […]

4. May 2016

Deutsche Bahn implements private cloud

So far, the staff of the Deutsche Bahn was organising the secure exchange of files and mobile access conventionally with public cloud services. Now the internal IT service provider DB Systel has implemented a cloud solution called ownCloud. Confirmed by a cost-benefit analysis one saw that solutions such as Dropbox or OneDrive have disadvantages. Not […]

27. April 2016

SAP-Rollout at Lidl

Lidl and KPS are working on the international SAP-Rollout decided last year. Lidl choses a SAP ERP Retail powered by SAP HANA called eLWIS to do the job. The challenge for Lidl is standardizing business processes for over 10.000 stores in 26 countries while consolidating numerous applications and modules on a single platform. Source: CIO

2. April 2016

BMW nutzt Cloud-Plattform von Azure

Eine neue App von BMW baut auf die Microsoft Cloud-Plattform Azure auf. Die Applikation namens „Connected“ kann auf Daten von Outlook zugreifen, Fußwege zwischen Parkplatz und dem Ziel vorschlagen, Autofunktionen kontrollieren und über die Verkehrslage informieren. Die dahinter liegenden Programme und Datenbanken werden auf Azure betrieben. Quelle: Inside IT