Australia’s Department of Human Services is seeking a new secure email service.
EMC has refreshed its Data Domain deduplication portfolio, doubling capacity and adding encryption.
Australian film studio Animal Logic has changed two of its storage platforms, with the combination of performance and support leading it to adopt DataDirect Networks for applications previously performed by Bright and replace its primary production storage from NetApp with Isilon kit.
SAS has released an on-demand social media analytics suite that the vendor says will help companies track and understand consumer sentiment.
Wendy Hall, one of the first computer scientists to investigate hypermedia and multimedia, will be a driving force behind a new institute created to study the internet.
Worldwide IT spending will grow by 5.3% to $3.4trn in 2010 as consumers and businesses buy more IT hardware, according to Gartner.
The analyst firm...
Computing hardware will see a strong rebound this year as global IT spending rises 5.3%, with consumer spend on mobile PC devices a strong factor, said Gartner analysts today.
Nimans and Rocom have hired Ingram Micro's former sales director James Perkins (pictured) to head up group sales at the distributor.
James Gosling, the father of Java, has announced he is leaving Oracle.
Ahead of a planned channel programme refresh, SMB networking specialist D-Link has launched a new line-up of 802.11n wireless products pitched at midmarket firms, and added new partner sales tools to its online portal.
Hewlett-Packard completed its acquisition of 3Com on Monday for $7.90 per share in cash, valuing the network infrastructure vendor at $2.7bn (£1.75bn).
US researchers have developed a way to protect patients' privacy while maintaining researchers' ability to analyse patient-specific genetic and clinical data.
Hewlett-Packard has moved to shore up its enterprise printing and services business across EMEA by recruiting veteran Marko Tarkiainen.
A channel is not built overnight but Gateway has still taken longer than expected to get its house in order and sign up the first tranche of reseller partners.
Federal regional extension centers help providers adopt electronic health record systems and reach meaningful use requirements. But physician reluctance and uncertainty about meaningful use stand in the way.
As health providers scrutinize IT to ensure compliance with meaningful use, they are considering personal health record services as a way to supplement patient health information.
Google has increased competition with Microsoft Office in the cloud by updating Google Docs.
Twitter is to announce long-awaited revenue-generating plans after months of speculation about how the microblogging site will begin to capitalise on its popularity.
Average pay for IT workers in the north of England has bucked the trend and grown 6% in 2009, closing the pay gap between IT professionals in the north and south.
CIOs and their peers are leading the use of real-time data to make operational and tactical decisions about their businesses, an IDC study has found.
Apple has approved Opera Software's mobile internet browser for use on the iPhone.
TUI Travel is implementing Microsoft Office Communicator across seven countries as part of a deal to unify communications and connect its staff and customers.
The Italian judge who convicted three Google executives of violating the privacy of an autistic teenager who was bullied in a video posted on Google's Italian website in 2006, says content must be screened.
Students and graduates of IT are in high demand as IT companies admit to having the biggest surplus of work of any UK sector.
Microsoft's Bing search engine is growing its share of search advertising...
Governments should make the data they collect freely available to citizens so they can use it to develop new businesses and improve their ability to run existing companies, says the founder of Gapminder.com.
Infosys Technologies, India's second largest software exporter, reported an 8.7% year-on-year growth in profit following an upturn in demand for services in Europe.
Forgotten or unprotected databases are responsible for more data breaches than most businesses would like to admit, says security firm Imperva.
Indian IT services provider Infosys has taken on a wide range of internal IT services for Microsoft globally.
Real-time updates of the party leaders' popularity will be broadcast on Sky News during the live televised debates...
Half of businesses that outsource IT are considering using outsourcing services more than they were last year, according to the National Outsourcing Association...
Cloud computing may well be taking the IT industry by storm but the majority of ordinary people in Europe have no idea what "in the cloud" means.
Computer 2000 is re-launching an Apple business unit to underpin the recruitment of limited authorised resellers (LARs).
The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) has released its quarterly Outsourcing Confidence Index and claimed that over 50% of end-users are more confident with using outsourcing to support their businesses than they were in 2009.
IP communications vendor ShoreTel has launched a new tool designed to guarantee lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) to prospective customers when compared to rival solutions.
How seriously can we take allegations that China or other foreign powers are using DDOS attacks to silence critics and attack other nations?
Gartner analysts and BI Summit attendees said efforts to stop Excel business intelligence uses are futile.
Speaking to a gathering of open source database users, Oracle's chief architect said the company remains committed to MySQL.
Companies seeking an edge should bolster their BI systems with performance management metrics and tools, Gartner said. But attendees explained why it isn’t a simple process.
Swisscom expects to halve the cost of its business intelligence operation by standardising six separate datawarehouses in a single Teradata and business analytics system
The Conservative Party says it will strengthen the role of the government chief information officer (CIO) to have more control over procurement, freeze new IT spending, and consider using the television licence fee to fund the roll out of broadband.
Computer chip maker Intel has reported 2010 first-quarter revenue of $10.3bn, operating income of $3.4bn, net income of $2.4bn and earnings per share of 43 cents.
Taiwanese chipmaker Elan Microelectronics is to extend its patent infringement case against Apple to include the Apple iPad.
Simple security can be good enough if it is approached correctly, says Andrew Kellet, senior analyst at Ovum.
Microsoft has released 11 patches in its April Patch Tuesday monthly security update to cover 25 vulnerabilities across a range of operating systems and software packages.
To make a success of customer relationship management (CRM) systems CIOs need a clear strategy which builds on the corporate strategy and maps onto future...
Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst remains untempted by the appeal of analysing unstructured data such as text and voice.
Thomson Reuters is overhauling its technology platforms by switching trading applications form traditional terminals to the web.
Oracle has released an update to MySQL in an attempt to boost confidence in the company's commitment to the open source software acquired with Sun Microsystems.
The number of job vacancies in the UK's financial services centre has increased by more than 120%.
According to finance recruitment company Astbury...
The Liberal Democrats would start their term in office by scrapping ID cards, the Contactpoint child database and the next generation of biometric passports.
Management software specialist CA has unveiled a new managed service provider (MSP) licensing programme in response to what it sees as growing demand from the reseller community to provide data protection software to MSPs.
Distributors are warning of an increase in freight costs after petrol prices hit a record high this week, with the prospect of further surges in the coming months.
IT staff from other countries are snapping up jobs in the UK because the British workforce does not have the required skills...
Lenovo has delayed the launch of its Skylight smartbook until July to ensure the Linux-based device operates smoothly and has online content available.
Neil Cameron, global chief information officer at Unilever, has left the firm after a seven-year stint...
Intel has claimed that the industry is on the mend and the corporate market is again showing signs of life after posting an improved set of financials.
Interactive learning technology provider Promethean has tapped industry veteran Jim Wynn to join its senior exec team as Chief Education Officer.
Hewlett-Packard has shuffled its enterprise exec team and replaced the managing directors for its EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific/Japan operations. Software and solutions head honcho Thomas Hogan has been bumped up to executive VP of sales, marketing and strategy for HP's $54bn enterprise business.
IBM has spotted eerie similarities between an EMC presentation and one of its own efforts. EMC, meanwhile, claims to have nailed down some NetApp FUD. Plus: yet more XIV and tiering debate.
SearchOracle.com is on the scene at Collaborate '10 in Las Vegas with breaking news and advice from the largest annual Oracle applications conference.
There are myriad free or low-cost software options out there for social CRM initiatives; but beware -- you may get what you pay for.
Apple's UK release of the iPad could be delayed by a month because the company is struggling to keep up with higher than predicted demand in the US.
Russian investigators working with German authorities have raided the Moscow offices of PC maker Hewlett-Packard to probe alleged bribery-linked to sales...
A China-based distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on a financial services company has halted internet services for several hours to some customers...
IT services firm Capgemini, which is running a pilot of a full potential G-cloud, has outlined to Computer Weekly how it might look…
Google searches for David Cameron have overtaken those for Gordon Brown for the first time since the Conservative Party conference in October 2009.
The United Nations will decide this week whether to draft a treaty on cybercrime.
The Russia-backed proposal has gained support from developing countries...
A Microsoft supplier in China is forcing teenagers to work 15-hour shifts in "sweatshop conditions", according to a report by the National Labor Committee
Global sales of PCs bounced back in the first quarter as suppliers from the Far East took advantage of the improving economy
Preliminary data by Gartner...
A poll of 100 public sector CIOs and IT directors reveals 43% believe the current government IT strategy is not ambitious enough.
Communications regulator Ofcom has issued a consultation on a code of conduct that aims to cut online copyright infringement by up to 70%.
It is also...
Twitter has confirmed that it is to launch its own link-shortener, which could push out popular services such as bit.ly and tinyurl.
Small and medium-sized IT suppliers expect to create at least 84,000 jobs this year, research from Barclays Bank has revealed.
A total of 20,000 apprenticeships...
Global sales of PCs bounced back in the first quarter but it was vendors from the Far East that took most advantage of the growth conditions.
The UK IT start-up incubator programme, known as The Difference Engine, is supporting research into technologies including mobile applications, real-time web information feeds, a Facebook application and metrics software.
Nimans has signed a new partnership with the leasing arm of French bank BNP Paribas to ease the current funding crisis in the networking channel.
A slight spike in company failures at the end of last quarter could be a sign that predicted insolvency rises are materialising in the channel, Graydon UK has warned.
Safeguarding against the unauthorised copying and transmission of data using mobile devices is a high priority for the City of London Police.
Scotsys has become the second Apple reseller to go down in the last month after it called in administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). The Lanark shire-based firm, which also resold HP and Microsoft, was founded in 2002 but saw its financial results head south more recently.
Check Point has taken its first steps into the data leak prevention (DLP) game with the launch of a new network-based DLP software solution designed to pre-emptively stop sensitive data leaving a corporate network while retaining an element of human control.
The time crunch on developing and adopting certified electronic health record systems concerns health IT professionals, who have tight meaningful use deadlines to meet.
Microprocessor maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has reported first quarter revenues of $1.57bn, net income of $257m, and operating income of $182m.
Internet firm Google has reported better-than-expected revenues of $6.77bn for the first three months of 2010, delivering earnings of $6.76 a share compared with forecasts of $6.60.
Israel has banned Apple's iPad from entering the country from the US and has threatened to confiscate the newly released devices from passengers at airports.
A Daily Telegraph third-party website is the latest high-profile site to be defaced by hackers apparently unhappy about the news organisation referring to Romanians as gypsies.
A former high-ranking National Security Agency (NSA) official allegedly leaked information about secret government documents using the Hushmail encrypted e-mail service.
The right balance between user responsibility and technological controls is key to effective IT security.
Orange is to hand off control of its fixed-line infrastructure and broadband services to BT in an attempt to increase its UK coverage and improve the quality of its own services.
March's UCExpo trade show in London provided a forum for industry representatives and customers to come together and discuss the growing influence of unified communications (UC) on the working environment and learn how to take advantage of this technological shift.
Despite being little more than a quarter of the way through the year, it is safe to say that Bell Microproducts has enjoyed an eventful 2010 so far.
Supply constraints on AMD's 40nm graphics processors will continue this year, the firm has confirmed, though availability will ease.
The chief information officer (CIO) at Moneysupermarket.com says she believes internet businesses provide some of the best opportunities around for CIOs and other IT staff.
Natural disasters, accidents or terrorist attacks provide a perfect platform for marketing executives to push products or services in front of resellers and the volcanic eruption in Iceland that has created a large plume of ash is no different.
With 100 gigabit Ethernet ratification drawing closer, SearchNetworking talks to Matt Miller, director of systems engineering for Juniper Networks Australia/New Zealand about the role and applications of the new standard.
Ingram Micro EMEA has launched a new telecoms distribution unit as it seeks to grab share in the expanding mobility market.
EMC has appointed Nicolas Leblanc as EMEA channel boss and tasked him with assessing and preparing the distribution channel for a tender process. However the storage behemoth is in no rush to push through changes too quickly, as it sifts through the fallout from a similar exercise in the UK.