Stories by By Scott Carey

IBM is all-in on hybrid cloud

Following its blockbuster $33 billion acquisition of the open source Linux company Red Hat last year, IBM has clearly set out its strategy for the future, and it is all about the hybrid cloud.

Written by By Scott Carey19 Feb. 19 01:39

How Fourpure disrupted craft beer with a modern approach to IT

Located in the middle of an industrial park at the end of the self-styled Bermondsey beer mile in south east London, Fourpure has quickly become one of the best known craft breweries in a city where there is no shortage of competition.

Written by By Scott Carey29 Jan. 19 04:15

Lloyds set to gamble on UK startup's cloud-native core banking platform

Lloyds Banking Group is pushing forward with a bold plan to migrate selected customers to a new cloud-native core banking platform developed by a small London-based startup called Thought Machine - so what does Thought Machine do and how risky is this move?

Written by By Scott Carey29 Jan. 19 01:03

The Complete Guide to Robotic Process Automation

The idea of robotic process automation (RPA) dates back to the turn of the century, with UK vendor Blue Prism being credited as pioneers in the space, but the technology only got its name in 2012. Since then it has been maturing into enterprise readiness. There is now a set of major vendors starting to carve out a space for themselves and a clutch of early adopters showing some real results.

Written by By Scott Carey08 Dec. 18 03:11

AWS finally wades into blockchain with two new services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has finally launched two blockchain-specific managed services for customers today at re:Invent, with Amazon Quantum Ledger Database and Amazon Managed Blockchain.

Written by By Scott Carey30 Nov. 18 02:04

How Splunk is expanding beyond IT and security users

Machine data specialist Splunk is looking to expand its user base beyond IT and security professionals with a new approach to product development under what it calls Splunk Next.

Written by By Scott Carey03 Oct. 18 02:23

Mastercard tech chief: Every company should emulate Netflix

As the financial services giant Mastercard continues to adapt to ever-changing consumer demands, the head of technology at the company has urged all companies to emulate Netflix when it comes to innovation.

Written by By Scott Carey18 June 18 02:57

Why did Dropbox get valued at four times more than Box?

Ever since Dropbox entered the enterprise space with Dropbox for Business in 2013 it has gone head to head with its cloud storage rival Box, pitting the two 30-something founders Drew Houston and Aaron Levie, respectively, directly against one another, as well as against big players like Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive.

Written by By Scott Carey11 April 18 13:08

Cybersecurity threats that keep the banks up at night

People are often asking financial services firms what is keeping them up at night, and fraud and cyber security increasingly top the list, but what are the specific threats they have to contend with?

Written by By Scott Carey03 May 17 04:35