Ensuring that business users follow corporate standards when entering and updating data is vital to the success of data quality improvement efforts.
The patent battle between Samsung and Apple moves to a federal court in California
The patent dispute between Samsung and Apple will be put before a jury in a Californian court as the two vendor try to resolve the question of copyright infringement
CGI, the Canadian IT firm that is acquiring UK outsourcer Logica, has announced a fall in net income of 30% following the takeover announcement.
Hackers have accessed the personal details of 8.7 million mobile phone subscribers to South Korea's second largest telecommunications company
The Olympic Games has put a strain on the transport system but as remote working increases so should the interest in cloud and video conferencing
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The Department of Health is seeking an explanation from CSC over allegations the supplier was involved in illegal renditions in the US "war on terror"
French outsourcer Steria has posted steady growth in the UK for its second quarter, driven by an improvement in public sector sales.
Researcher Peter Hannay's man-in-the-middle attack exploited an SSL handing flaw to remotely wipe Android and iOS mobile devices via Exchange server.
Microsoft will support Windows 7 until 2020. As mobile devices get more popular, you may not need to do another large-scale Windows desktop migration until then -- or ever again.
Vodafone is to replace a swathe of top execs at Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW), with chief exec Gavin Darby and CFO Ian Gibson among those on the way out.
Networking distie Mayflex has launched a new channel support proposition designed to exploit growth in the converged IP market.
Silicon Valley giant Oracle buys into software-defined networking with the purchase of Xsigo
Direct marketing firm EU Services received a performance boost from Nimble Storage hybrid flash to remove VDI storage bottlenecks.
SAP has two new programs aimed at spurring mobile application development on the Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP), including free licenses and an initiative that helps them make money off of their apps.
SAP has launched a mobile apps programme offering support for those channel developers that fancy developing applications that will be sold via the vendor's store
Apple is to acquire finger print sensor technology company AuthenTec for $356m in a move to enter the mobile payments space
It takes a lot of heavy IT lifting to build patient-based clinical decision support for accountable care organizations, from HIE to analytics to EMRs.
Providers turn to mobile health solutions for ACO clinical decision support system problems.
A new defensive technique that can be used in Intel-based processors could thwart memory-based return oriented programming attacks.
Advanced analytics technology adoption has been slow, but sports analytics has been brought to the fore with the London 2012 Olympics.
Yahoo global media head Ross Levinsohn, who until two weeks ago was tipped as the next chief executive, has resigned from the company
Corero has said its strategy in the security sector is clearly paying off, but its DDoS business still grew at a slower rate than its software unit.
Audio visual distributor TDMaverick is extending credit terms for resellers that sell commercial displays between now and the end of the year
Viewsonic has hired a former Lenovo executive to run its European operations and grow its monitor and projector sales
Former Azzurri operations director and Everlogic founder Steve Clark is to become the new CEO of Calyx Managed Services.
Concerns for Xsigo customers in the wake of Oracle’s I/O virtualization purchase run from interoperability to integration.
A data breach at Boston's Beth Israel medical center had a relatively small impact, but highlights some big security issues, CIO John Halamka says.
A report from the Communications Committee claims the government is ‘preoccupied with speed’ rather than focusing on the roll-out of broadband to more areas
The London Borough of Newham has spent £400,000 on case management software to help join up its disparate children’s services databases.
IT and marketing departments must work together to maximise the impact of campaigns, especially those involving social media.
The employment of IT professionals will grow twice as fast as the average across sectors up to 2020 with 129,000 new recruits needed every year to meet demand for IT and telecoms workers.
Arrow Electronics is planning to make cuts as it tries to get the business back on track after a mixed performance in its fiscal second quarter
Enterprises must have a strong mobile and BYOD policy in place as mobile device security concerns loom large.
Take a look behind the walls of three very different companies that have reached various levels of maturity with SAP mobile applications.
Microsoft claims the majority of its Exchange customers are considering Office 365. But IT pros have reservations about whether it's the right move.
Manufacturers looking for supply chain event management functionality may not need to look any further than their existing software systems.
Researchers from IBM's X-Force Advanced Research Team demonstrated how an attacker could escape a Flash sandbox implementation at Black Hat.
Microsoft has announced it is revamping and renaming its free webmail service, which analysts say may be aimed at winning over users of Google's rival Gmail service
The latest attempts by the government and the Bank of England to get credit flowing to small businesses has launched
Six London councils are using an Oracle shared services implementation, in a move expected to save £18m over four years.
Colchester Hospital is using Ekahau’s real-time location tracking to locate important medical equipment across its campus over its Wi-Fi network
IT uses private cloud services to overcome data centre space/energy issues, but poor cloud standards lower cloud quality.
Business spending held up but a drop in consumer interest hit Systemax in its second quarter
European Union cybersecurity agency Enisa has called on service providers and end-users to work together to protect online identities.
The government lacks a clear evidence-based policy on whether or not to charge for data and should investigate the economic benefits of making all data free.
Video conferencing systems used by most firms are out of date and delivering much less quality than more up-to-date technology can offer
The two firms will join with Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo to provide mobile chips for wireless communications
Dropbox has confirmed that usernames and passwords stolen from other websites were used to sign in to a small number of Dropbox accounts.
Big data analytics has the potential to reduce the growing number of cyber security risks and increase business agility, says the ISF.
HP Cloud Object Storage, aimed at service providers, comes out of beta and goes into GA; HP's cloud uses OpenStack object storage and Akamai for CDN.
Customers look to cloud disaster recovery services for business continuity. Providers must offer reliable backup, stronger service-level agreements.
TechTarget research has revealed that NAS remains the most popular storage hardware for customers
Latest threat report from AVG reveals how cyber criminals are turning with greater frequency to target mobile devices
In this Q&A, consultant and auditor Paul Kirvan discusses what you need to consider when developing a business continuity and disaster recovery plan.
Investigators believe some of the Web-based storage service's accounts were compromised following a password breach at another website.
A new report outlines the characteristics to consider in a data visualization platform, and the questions to ask before investing.
Dropbox spokesman says investigation is ongoing after attackers gained access to an employee account leaking user email addresses.
LSI Corp. says new features for its SandForce SF-2200/2100 client flash storage processors will boost energy efficiency and performance of ultrabooks.
A California court has ordered Oracle to continue support for the Intel Itanium chips used by Hewlett-Packard in a number of its servers
Samsung lawyer John Quinn has defended the release of a statement containing evidence ruled inadmissible in the patent dispute with Apple
Ingram Micro has taken the decision to keep its Credit Builder scheme going for a fifth year increasing the amount of funds available to resellers
The organiser of golf's Open Championship outsourced the development and support of its website to provide interactive services to millions of fans.
The University of Lincoln is partnering with the Lincolnshire Co-operative to build a home for science and technology businesses.
Microsoft has concluded a distribution review awarding Ingram Micro and Westcoast with the right to service SPLA partners selling cloud services
The Best of VMworld Europe 2012 Awards will take place at VMworld Europe 2012 in Barcelona. Here’s info on the deadlines, categories and rules. To enter, use the nomination form.
HP could be in line for hefty reparations after a US judge ruled in its favour in its feud with Oracle.
Employees who are offered bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives and input into IT decisions are more productive, according to research.
Following its acquisition by Weather the cloud specialist intY is looking to grow the number of resellers it works with in the channel
NHS Scotland has started the roll out of a single shared services platform for finance across its 22 health boards.
Recent machinations around Jigsaw will make it new and more modular, its advocates say. But the fact is, it's not ready for prime time just yet.
Rackspace will offer a public cloud based on the OpenStack cloud software. Whether anyone follows suit remains to be seen.
International escrow and assurance services provider NCC Group is to acquire US-based Matasano Security in £8.4m deal.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been slammed by disabled charities for awarding £540m in contracts to Atos and Capita to test the eligibility of disabled people receiving benefits.
Apple's acquisition of AuthenTec takes away Samsung's Android security tool and gives Apple a way to offer secure iPads and iPhones to enterprises.
Insight’s EMEA business has turned in a massive 31% increase in hardware sales, pushing the unit to Q2 sales of $459.7m, up 14% year-on-year.
As Dell Inc. tries to convert itself into a cloud services leader, the server maker is finding it hard to stay on schedule.
Enterprises want greater video flexibility, and Video as a Service allows users to conduct ad hoc video conferencing, regardless of the endpoint.
Attunity and EMC want to make it easier for organizations to replicate "big data" sets, and more big data news from around the Web.
Windows Server 2012 becomes available on Sept. 4, but the software necessary to manage the newest version of Hyper-V remains at the pre-beta stage.
Tandberg Data announced this week its 1.5 terabyte RDX cartridges would be available in September through Tandberg Data's channel partners.
Storage roundup: Anglia Ruskin University gets Violin's 3000 Series flash storage array; media firm dumps Veeam for Acronis; health firm deploys Coraid flash array; and more news.
Facebook shares have hit a new low after reporting slowing advertising revenue growth and admitting more than 83 million accounts may be fake
Royal Bank of Scotland will pay £125m in costs related to computer problems in June that meant customers could not access funds
SAP has offered an out of court settlement to bring its long running legal battle with Oracle to a close
Sound system maker Bang & Olufsen is rolling out Microsoft Office 365 to 2,000 employees as it moves its email from Lotus Notes.
Almost all IT workers that use multiple automation technologies are having serious problems as a result of the need to process more jobs, according to a Forrester survey.
The cloud might appear to be flexible and better value but IT industry group ISACA has warned there are hidden costs that could trip customers up
Microsoft has got its tablet strategy badly wrong and must act soon to repair its relationships with the PC vendor community, say Canalys analysts.
The US has confirmed it will resist efforts to put the internet under the control of the UN.
U.K.-based manufacturer, the James Walker Group, is using Plixer Inc.'s NetFlow analyzer, Plixer Scrutinizer, for better visibility of WAN traffic.
Vodafone is the latest UK technology company to invest in start-up technology businesses in London.
The government has secured the backing of the small business forum to do more to tackle late payments to aid small businesses
Edinburgh Napier University is launching a part-time MSc in Advanced Security and Cybercrime to help business combat rising levels of online crime.
The Ministry of Defence awarded CSC a £303m contract after learning of allegations the supplier was involved in the illegal rendition of a German citizen.
Sharp has announced plans to axe staff for the first time in 60 years after announcing major losses for its first quarter
At study by the Ponemon Institute shows 63% of organizations do not fully secure confidential documents.
Data scientists are hot, but, according to Teradata's Bill Franks, hiring one means asking different questions than you would a statistician or data modeler.
Mobile technology may align with patient engagement, financial goals of ACOs, experts at the mHealth World Congress said.