Smart Business June 2012 - UK Edition
Welcome to the June issue of Smart Business, CSC's UK newsletter. As usual we're bringing you the latest examples of how we've been solving issues faced by companies in every sector.
In this issue we take a look at Scottish Widows' groundbreaking mymoneyworks pensions platform and review National Grid's migration to Vblock platforms. Elsewhere CSC's Director of Cybersecurity explains the need for real time operational responses to cyber threats.
President, UK & Ireland
Scottish Widows partnered with CSC to launch a platform that put end-users in control of their pension planning. It already has nearly 50,000 users and has recently been picking up prestigious awards for putting into action what other providers are still talking about.
National Grid reduces costs and increases flexibility via the migration of more than 1,000 servers to Vblock platforms.
The threat from cyber criminals is becoming ever more sophisticated so organisations need an operational response that can block attacks or mitigate damage in real time, says Nick Hopkinson, CSC's Director of Cybersecurity.
The Leading Edge Forum, CSC's strategic global research and advisory programme, asks if growth and austerity agendas can be fused.
Tablets PCs are the latest executive 'must-have' so organisations need update bring your own device policies to get the most from these powerful, flexible tools.