Articles about Tieto

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Integrator Tieto slashing 1,300 jobs

Finnish IT services house Tieto is axing 1,300 jobs in a bid to wipe €50m from its overheads. The cuts, equating to 7 per cent of the workforce, come weeks after the firm flogged its UK operation to Sopra Group for an undisclosed sum and amid plans to expand the consultancy and system integration (CSI) practice. Kimmo Alkio, …
Paul Kunert, 20 Mar 2012
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Forget Nokia: Finland's promising future is to be server central

Finland isn’t just known as the country with the highest number of saunas and heavy metal bands per capita, it also counts Linus Torvalds as its most famed technology son and has a growing data centre development culture. Of course, all Scandinavian countries have the potential to grow their data centre businesses, but Finland …
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NetApp channel: Can the new UK boss stop the rot?

NetApp practically wrote the first chapter on how to build a well-functioning and contented channel, but that was before it was squeezed by cloud providers and converged storage upstarts. One of the major challenges facing Elliot Howard, the newbie at the top of the NetApp’s UK management tree, who recently replaced Dave Allen, …
Paul Kunert, 26 Mar 2015
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Jolla announces Sailfish OS 1.0, says Android love-fest soon to come

Just a few months after the launch of its first handsets, Finnish smartphone startup Jolla has announced that Sailfish OS, the Linux-derived operating system that powers its devices, has reached version 1.0. What's more, the company says that Android users will soon be able to try out Sailfish OS on a wide range of devices. …
Neil McAllister, 21 Feb 2014
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Flash drive meltdown fingered in Swedish IT blackout

Tieto's five-day outage disaster started with multiple failures of its EMC VNX5700 array's FAST Cache, according to a Finnish source close to the matter. Tieto is a major IT services organisation across Scandinavia and the Nordic region – although it also provides services globally – and pulls in net sales of SEK17bn (£1.59bn). …
Chris Mellor, 16 Jan 2012
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Titsup EMC VNX kit unleashes 5 days of chaos in Sweden

Tieto, a prominent Swedish IT service supplier, had an EMC Array go titsup on 25 November, causing five days of chaos at the Motor Vehicle Inspectorate, the Sollentuna and Nacka municipalities, the City of Stockholm's schools' website and intranet, the National Board of Health and other prominent sites. The debacle (in Swedish) …
Chris Mellor, 13 Jan 2012
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Microsoft rallies channel troops: Sell, sell, sell our spanking new 'Cloud OS'

Microsoft has flexed its on-premises software expertise and armed 25 IT service providers with Redmond technology – so they can snatch back customers lured by siren calls emanating from Amazon Web Services. The new "Cloud OS Network" involves Microsoft dispersing its "Cloud OS" technology among a slew of resellers, distributors …
Jack Clark, 12 Dec 2013
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Latvian hack's hack story leads to hack-hacking

An enraged Latvian hacker went batshit over an article criticising security at small, low-cost hosting companies and defaced the website of the news agency LETA. The hacker used sophisticated techniques to fight off efforts to restore service to hundreds of the news agency's customers. LETA, which is privately owned, calls …
Juris Kaza, 28 Apr 2011
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Life's a BONDI beach for widgets

MWC Every year, widgets almost happen on mobile phones, and this year widget fans can show handsets and a route to market... nearly. Operator body the OMTP has announced winners of its JavaScript-based widget competition, and is joyously explaining that there are now handsets that support its BONDI standard. There is a development …
Bill Ray, 16 Feb 2010