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Official probe into HPE’s Oz 3Par crashes would create 'further negative publicity' if revealed

The final report into the two major failures of HPE 3Par storage area networks at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) would likely lead to “further negative publicity” for the vendor – which is one reason the ATO has decided not to release the document. HPE's 3Par kit fell over in December 2016, and then again in February …
Simon Sharwood, 17 Jul 2018
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DXC execs to investors: It's say-on-pay time. Give us a bump, would you?

DXC Technologies, which laid off more than 20,000 staff in its first year of life, is trying to convince more investors to put their money where the biggest mouths are when exec compensation is voted for next month. Last August, just 58 per cent of DXC shareholders voted in favour of the named-executive officer (NEOs) …
Paul Kunert, 3 Jul 2018
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DXC UK chops more customer-facing service staff

Frankenfirm DXC Technologies is again looking for front-end customer support staff who are willing to leave with a redundancy cheque, according to an internal document. Targets are understood to be relatively low, certainly compared with last summer when – sources told us at the time – 900 staff were scheduled to leave the …
Paul Kunert, 23 May 2018
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Former DXC UK chief Wilson lands at Micro Focus

Recently departed DXC Tech UK boss Nick Wilson has swapped one troubled employer for another - he is the new global veep of professional services at the retirement home for legacy software, Micro Focus. As exclusively revealed by El Reg way back when, Wilson gave DXC a six-month notice period that he was off: at that stage he’ …
Paul Kunert, 12 Apr 2018
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DXC Tech CEO continues to wash away HPE old guard

DXC Technologies has helped pack the bags of another HPE old-timer with global sales honcho Larry Stack said to be leaving of his own volition, although his role will not be replaced. Stack was previously a chief sales officer at HPE Services for four years until he transferred with the business to DXC in April 2017 – lest we …
Paul Kunert, 4 Apr 2018
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Trump's tax reforms lift DXC's profit

Tax reforms in the US helped shore up the bottom line of cost hurling Frankenfirm DXC Technologies, but the top line slid at the company for third straight quarter since it came into being. At $6.186bn, revenue for DXC’s Q3 ended 31 December was ahead of consensus estimates from analysts but represented a 5.9 per cent year-on- …
Paul Kunert, 9 Feb 2018

DXC confirms veep level shake-up in new world order

Exclusive DXC Technologies is splitting with exec veep and general manager Mike Nefkens - previously the boss for HPE Enterprise Services before the spin merger with CSC - amid a massive shake-down of the exec line-up. The move was confirmed in a memo to the troops by CEO Mike Lawrie who said the business had been through a “great deal …
Paul Kunert, 18 Jan 2018
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DXC execs: Here's another deadline for skills profiling

DXC Technologies' employees still reluctant to upload their "skill profile" onto a company database they fear will be used in the next big redundancy rounds yesterday got a ticking off from top brass. The great unwashed at DXC were given a fortnight until 17 November to complete the online forms to create a “holistic and …
Paul Kunert, 16 Jan 2018
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IT giant CSC screwed its 1,000 sysadmins out of their overtime – jury

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) “willfully” misclassified 1,000 of its system administrators to avoid paying the techies overtime. On Wednesday, a jury in Connecticut, USA, found in favor of staff who had brought 11 claims of labor law violations against the IT services provider. Their class-action lawsuit, launched in …
Kat Hall, 21 Dec 2017

DXC Technologies UK boss quits

Just months after Nick Wilson landed in the UK hot seat at Frankenfirm DXC Technologies - the merger between CSC and HPE’s outsourcing division - he has quit, multiple sources have told The Reg. Wilson is understood to have resigned roughly a fortnight ago and to be working a six-month notice period. It is unlikely he is …
Paul Kunert, 7 Dec 2017
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Freelance techies moan about DXC billing snafu: No pay for three weeks

Contractors plying their trade for DXC Technologies remain in the dark over what some claim is a billing system screw-up that has meant they'd gone unpaid for the past three weeks. The tech hands-for-hire told El Reg they were unable to input time sheets since November 11 on Beeline, the internal process used to manage third- …
Paul Kunert, 4 Dec 2017

Aviva dumps DXC, shoves data centre support at Atos

Exclusive Atos is lined up to replace DXC Technologies as the sole supplier of data centre hosting services to insurance giant Aviva when the existing deal times out in some 19 months. As El Reg exclusively revealed in November, Aviva was one of a number of customers that had decided to look for alternatives rather than renew contracts …
Paul Kunert, 1 Dec 2017

Death, taxes, DXC job cuts: Three of life's sure bets

DXC Technologies is spreading some festive cheer by dangling voluntary redundancy (VR) terms in front of customer support teams, according to a confidential document seen by The Register. Peter Hands, UK and Ireland veep of the “deliver” division confirmed – for the second time in as many months – that DXC was seeking front …
Paul Kunert, 27 Nov 2017
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UK private sector joins public in... Escape from DXC Max

Updated Insurer Aviva and energy supplier Centrica are the latest big customers to indicate plans to ditch outsourcing giant DXC Technologies, The Register can reveal. DXC, which is hell-bent on eking out $1bn in cost savings in its fiscal 2017, recently bemoaned contract run-offs after the UK Department for Work and Pensions refused …
Paul Kunert, 17 Nov 2017
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DXC Tech asks staff to profile their skills

DXC Technologies employees fear a company request to profile their skills on a new management portal will be used by top brass to elbow them out of the door in the next round of compulsory redundancies. Staff were given two week deadline to complete their “individual profile” on the Saba Cloud, a new “skills management system …
Paul Kunert, 15 Nov 2017
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DXC spills AWS private keys on public GitHub

Miscreants racked up a $64,000 bill on DXC Technologies' tab after a techie accidentally uploaded the outsourcing firm's private AWS key to a public GitHub repo. It was red faces all round as the business opened up on the classic crypto key fumble in a PDF memo to staff, the contents of which were seen by The Register. " …
Paul Kunert, 14 Nov 2017
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Oh dear, DXC: Outsourcer loses two UK.gov contracts

Exclusive The Department for Work & Pensions has not renewed a pair of contracts it held with Frankenfirm DXC Technologies – a loss the outsourcing business was lamenting in its latest financial results. El Reg can reveal that the government department opted not to renew the legacy HP Hosting and Desktop agreements that were in place …
Paul Kunert, 9 Nov 2017
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Feel the pension pot burn, Canadian DXCers

Exclusive DXC Technologies Canada will match only half the pension contributions made by former HPE Enterprise Services staff in yet another dramatic expenses purge. The amounts funnelled into the ESIT Retirement and Savings Programme will be calculated differently from the start of next year, DXC told staff yesterday, in documents seen …
Paul Kunert, 24 Oct 2017

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