Tag Archives: migration

IBM early findings on disastrous TSB core banking system migration released

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly TSB was not prepared for its core banking platform migration because of inadequate testing, according to a report by IBM after it was brought in to help the bank fix the problem. The migration, carried out in April, turned into a disaster and Parliament’s Treasury Committee has released IBM’s… Read More »

GDS seeks advice on migration from Public Services Network

Just over a year after it said “the internet is okay” for most government work, the Government Digital Service (GDS) is looking to begin migrating public sector organisations off the Public Services Network (PSN), starting the discovery and alpha processes to demonstrate how government can move on. The project will draw together evidence to test… Read More »

Twitter plots Hadoop cluster migration to Google Cloud Platform

Twitter has outlined plans to move a sizeable slice of its Hadoop data-processing platform to the Google Cloud to boost the resiliency of the social media site’s underlying infrastructure. The company is known to operate multiple Hadoop clusters, containing more than 300 petabytes of data, with the firm going on record in January 2017… Read More »

GDPR prompts data migration U-turn from public cloud to corporate datacentres, finds Forrester

The incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has prompted a rise in the amount of data being moved out of the public cloud and back into corporate datacentres, Forrester has claimed. The IT market watcher’s latest look at public cloud adoption across Europe reports an uptick in demand for applications to be moved out… Read More »

ScottishPower opens up about its two-year datacentre downsizing and migration project

There is nothing like a deadline to focus the mind on the job in hand, and that is certainly true for utility company ScottishPower, and its recently completed datacentre migration. With the firm keen to consolidate the number of offices it operates in Scotland, it announced plans in 2012 to sell-off a number of… Read More »