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December 17, 2012  11:55 AM

Modern IT era has an XP D-day in 2013

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
T-Systems, Windows XP

I have been asking people for their thoughts and predictions for the IT services sector next year.

Sam Kingston, a former CIO and now UK head at service provider 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

June 20, 2011  4:12 PM

D-day for Everything Everywhere IT and big test for cloud computing on July 01

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
cloud, T-Systems

An ambitious target of transferring 40% of internal IT systems to the cloud at mobile operator Everything Everywhere will soon be put to the test.

Back in March the UK joint venture between T-Mobile and Orange, know as Everything Everywhere, signed a

March 25, 2011  3:47 PM

All eyes on Fujitsu’s desktop deal with Centrica

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
centrica, dwp, Fujitsu, HP, T-Systems

Following Fujitsu's loss of two major deals recent customers might be forgiven if they are worried about decisions to outsource desktops to the supplier.

Fujitsu lost its £300m plus desktop support deal with the Department of Work and Pensions before it had even got going as a...

March 25, 2011  9:37 AM

Orange and T-Mobile UK operation outsources its IT to T-Systems

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Orange, T-Mobile, T-Systems

I was told that the T-Mobile and Orange joint venture in the UK known as Everything Everywhere has outsourced its IT to T-Systems.

The deal could be worth about £700m and will see a couple of hundred Everything Everywhere staff move to...

November 29, 2010  10:37 AM

E.ON makes it official with T-Systems and HP

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
E.ON, HP, T-Systems

German utility giant E.ON has made its outsourcing deals with HP and T-Systems public.

As revealed in the blog almost a month...

November 4, 2010  6:00 AM

2011 set to be IT services M&A frenzy

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
M&A, T-Systems

A couple of things this week have prompted me to write a post about the possibility of a rush of mergers and acquisitions in the ICT services space next year.

First I received a press release from ICT mergers and acquisition (M&A) specialist Knight Corporate Finance. It said 2011 is...

November 2, 2010  11:25 AM

German utility giant Eon agrees €3.2bn outsourcing spend with HP and T-Systems

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Eon, T-Systems

I have been told, by good sources, that German energy giant Eon has agreed to spend a total of €3.2bn with HP Enterprise Services and T-Systems for various IT services.

According to sources, the company has handed HP the contract to run its desktops and datacentres with T-Systems...

September 22, 2010  11:43 AM

Is Deutsche Telekom going to acquire an IT services firm?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Following the CEO at T-Systems saying that European IT services firms need to have a few mergers and acquisitions if they are to compete with US companies I had...

September 17, 2010  9:38 AM

European IT service providers and the challenges to consolidate

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
M&A, T-Systems

Following my blog post yesterday about comments made by T-Systems CEO Reinhard Clemens, about the need for European service providers to merge to compete,...

July 16, 2010  7:50 AM

Department of Health confirms IT decisions will be made by NHS trusts not centrally

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Microscope, standardisation, T-Systems

More on the Government's decision to end a buying agreement with Microsoft.

An enterprise agreement that enabled NHS organisations to buy...

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