South African IT industry veteran Oliver Fortuin is heading to BT Group plc (NYSE: BT; London: BTA), taking charge of its operations in sub-Saharan Africa. Fortuin has previously been the South African country manager for both IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) and HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), reports website IT Online. He replaces Keith Matthews, who had been in the role for eight years.
Sky (NYSE, London: SKY) has struck a multi-year licensing deal with Paramount Pictures, offering Sky Movies customers access to box office hits such as Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. So any movie with a colon in the title, basically.
Monday sees yet another UK public holiday, so Eurobites will return on Tuesday, May 6.
This is pretty much what the Eurobites team will be doing on Monday.
mendyk, User Rank: Light Sabre 5/2/2014 | 8:50:43 AM
Holidaze All these bank holidays must get a little tiresome after a while. Don't worry, though -- we'll manage to keep the world economy lumbering forward as you merrily dance around the Bank Holiday Maypole.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.