Rackspace achieves ten Microsoft Partner Competencies

Rackspace has achieved seven gold and three silver Microsoft Partner Competencies for capabilities spanning application development, cloud platform support, data management, business applications, mobility and productivity. Microsoft Partner Competencies recognise companies in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) for their proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in a specialised area of business.


Connected cars: who controls your car without you knowing?

Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several well-known car manufacturers. As a result, the company’s experts have discovered that all of the applications contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.




Cloud aggregator Vuzion goes international with expansion into Ireland

Vuzion, the cloud aggregator, has announced its first international business, Vuzion Ireland, the appointment of Kieran McDonnell, as country manager, and the opening of an office in Sandyford, Dublin. Vuzion Ireland brings a new set of capabilities to support the Irish IT reseller community achieve faster growth with cloud solutions.



Tieto to provide Järfälla municipality with future-proof IT services

Tieto has signed an extensive outsourcing agreement with the municipality of Järfälla in the Stockholm region. The purpose is to provide future-proof application and IT services that will ensure a smooth digital transition and make everyday life for citizens easier. The contract is initially for four years, including two extension options for a total period of up to eight years, with a value of approximately EUR14 million.













Database disruption

According to an IDG survey, 87% of North American IT decision makers are trying to reduce database management costs, while 35% are evaluating or deploying alternatives to commonly used databases.








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