Stories by Lisa Banks

Supplier redundancies key to preventing system crashes

CIOs and IT managers must have a documented disaster recovery plan (DRP) and built-in supplier redundancies to avoid the consequences of an IT systems crash similar to the one that claimed Virgin Blue’s check-in and operating systems earlier this year, an insurance expert has warned.

IT services deals on the up: analyst

Ovum has released new figures indicating that the IT services sector has bounced back from a tough first quarter with the number of deals increasing by 14 per cent in Q2.