Feeds

BAA outhouses 200 IT workers over to Capgemini

Ink hits £100m five-year deal

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

BAA has inked a five-year £100m deal with outsourcing outfit Capgemini.

Under the agreement, 200 staff at BAA – which oversees the management of Heathrow, Stansted and four other UK airports – will be offered a transfer to Capgemini under TUPE conditions.

The deal gives Capgemini overarching responsibility to run BAA's core IT services, which include applications, infrastructure and projects, for around 10,000 users.

However, BAA retains responsibility for the company's overall IT strategy. It is not clear what will happen to the airport operator's remaining few hundred techie staff.

"Because our focus is on running airports, it makes sense for specialist IT functions to be outsourced, which is also much more cost effective," said BAA chief information officer Philip Langsdale.

"We want to improve our resilience and ensure that we have the right systems in place to share the right information at the right time," he said. "Capgemini will have a key role in supporting this." ®

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
5 critical considerations for enterprise cloud backup
Key considerations when evaluating cloud backup solutions to ensure adequate protection security and availability of enterprise data.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
How to simplify SSL certificate management
Simple steps to take control of SSL certificates across the enterprise, and recommendations centralizing certificate management throughout their lifecycle.