The US admits to preparing cyber offensive capabilities amid growing evidence that Iran conducted cyber attacks on the Saudi oil industry
Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) plans to cut as many as 2,340 jobs, or about 20% of its workforce
IndiaFirst Life Insurance plans to implement a business intelligence solution to improve its decision making process.
10% of O2’s customers were unable to make calls, receive texts or download data last week after a network node for connecting traffic failed
The University of Edinburgh and the University of the Highlands and Islands help to bring superfast broadband to rural areas of Scotland
Hewlett-Packard believes that it has a chance to gain enterprise market share with a tablet specifically designed for that audience rather than aimed at consumers
The suspension of bids for the Thameslink rail franchise acted as proof of concept for operator Go-Ahead’s move to cloud-based collaboration
Mrs Kaspersky has as much interest in the anti virus world as her ex-husband as she continues to invest in the sector taking a slice of German outfit G Data Software
Clearswift has appointed a CEO with a track record in mergers and acquisitions with a view to getting him to bring the same expertise to the security vendor
Spanish bank Banco Santander has pulled out of its £1.7bn agreement to take over 316 RBS branches because of IT integration problems
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Citrix resellers are expecting the growth in mobility will provide them with plenty of opportunities to provide the support required for BYOD environments
Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen hospital in Austria explains how it improved speed of access and security to its works stations.
Red Hat and Zend have formed a partnership aimed at bringing PHP development tools and the OpenShift Platform into the enterprise.
News briefs: HDS releases the newest version of its Unified Compute Platform, now fully integrated with VMware vCenter; more news.
CMS put ICD-10 switchover on ice until 2014. Some AHIMA 2012 attendees welcome it.
We have EHRs in place, now what? Health data governance policies to get apples-to-apples EHR reports.
TechTarget's 2012 Cloud Pulse survey shows a growing interest in cloud disaster recovery among businesses already using other cloud solutions.
Home secretary Theresa May is to rule on self-confessed computer hacker Gary McKinnon's extradition to the US
Yahoo has appointed Henrique de Castro as COO, just three months after appointing another Google executive, Marissa Mayer, as CEO
Running app Runtastic is using Compuware Dynatrace software from Compuware to ensure the software performs properly
Healthcare organisations are embracing mobile working like never before, but the issue around network coverage is causing concern
CERN turns on NetApp Data ONTAP 8.1.1 clustered NAS functionality for easy scaling and maintenance on its 2PB LHC data storage cluster
Integralis has highlighted a growing trend in the growth of mobile business apps providing a potential headache for security managers but an opportunity for the channel
Customers are struggling to cope with the volume of security products they use and the number of vendor relationships they are trying to maintain and will look to consolidate their activities
Small firms are facing a dilemma of either swallowing cost rises and losing money or passing them onto customers the Forum of Private Business has revealed
Telefonica Digital is investing in a cloud-based HR system to manage its 6,500 worldwide workforce, saving 40% on the cost of non-cloud HR
Hacker Gary McKinnon will stay in UK, home secretary Theresa May has told MPs
Cornwall Council leader Alec Robertson has lost a confidence vote and will step down following a controversial plan to outsource council services
VMware customers have encountered numerous problems with vSphere 5.1's Single Sign-On feature, and that's holding some shops back from upgrading.
Facebook has opened an engineering centre in London today, its first outside the US to develop its mobile products
When addressing Web application threats and vulnerabilities, security teams need to look out for design flaws, says Mike Shema of Qualys, Inc.
Network provider Interoute is using Infinera technology to bring bigger bandwidth to enterprise and service provider customers
Cloud content management will become the de facto practice at firms in the next six to eight years despite IT opposition, according to a new report.
Citrix has found its VDI in a box solution has been a way of opening doors with partners and to rebuild its channel after it pruned it back last year
The tech world is intrigued by the new Oracle Cloud, but should you trust Oracle with your data? Lena J. Weiner examines this hot topic.
IBM reseller Portal has moved to bolster its information management skills buying Cognos specialist Planit CPM
Mozy is rolling out enhancements to its reseller program, including market development funds and lead sharing for its top-tier partners.
Cloud backups vendor Zetta adds hybrid option by supporting local data for quicker restores of recent or large backup sets.
To more closely tie its Office Web Apps to its on-premises Office offerings, Microsoft will provide an update that boosts collaboration and touch.
How do you launch a BI platform that increases BI experts six-fold? Admit you know less about your data than you think.
Two CIOs have different 2013 budget outlooks, but one problem in common: Tech hiring is tough.
The Draft Data Communications Bill will only catch the most incompetent criminals, says Information Commissioner Christopher Graham
Computer chip maker Intel has reported falls in both sales and profits in the third quarter due to the "tough economic environment”
IBM has reported flat net profits of $3.8bn as demand for its software services and tight cost management offset the effect of a stronger dollar
Gov.uk is intended to become a single domain for online public services replacing hundreds of departmental sites
The mother of Gary McKinnon thanks those who helped their 10-year campaign against a US extradition order for hacking federal computers
Former CEO and founder of Autonomy, Mike Lynch, believes cloud is right for a number of applications, but says ERP will always stay in house
A strong dollar combined with ongoing economic fragility in Europe have been highlighted by IBM as the main reasons its Q3 results were not better
Symantec has warned that attacks on small businesses are growing rapidly and they are being used as a stepping stone to get to larger enterprises
Intel's lack of involvement in the tablet market and the ongoing depression in the corporate PC business have led to a gloomy third quarter
Despite security controversy, Chinese firm ZTE’s UK head of sales tells Computer Weekly one of its first targets will be local government
MiniFlame is highly specific espionage malware, but experts indicate that financially motivated cybercriminals could make the threat more widespread.
CA Technologies has added Hammer to its distribution roster giving the storage specialist responsibility for its ARCserve product
Security specialist Check Point has talked up the sales of its appliances and blades as it reports solid numbers for its third fiscal quarter
Mobile network O2 blames Ericsson’s central user database for the faults last week and in July, telling customers it will drop the software
Nurses aren't always involved in technology implementation, but some say IT initiatives go smoothly when nurses take an active role.
Windows Server 2012 has new features for storage pros, including Storage Spaces. In this article, storage industry experts weigh in on the release.
Overland Storage combines its MaxiScale and Snap technologies into its first scale-up and scale-out architecture, the SnapScale X2.
Japanese startup Midokura unveils its Layer 2-7 network virtualization with network overlay and OpenStack integration.
Datacentres are wasting electricity by running at sub-20ºC, as the optimum temperature is 25-26ºC
A panel of storage administrators at SNW discuss why they chose either hybrid or all-flash arrays to speed application performance.
Cisco Unified Access integrates wired, wireless network management, simplifying IT operations for enterprises.
Enterprises evaluating the OpenStack cloud management platform are still waiting on such key elements as monitoring and high availability.
Zero-day exploits are typically used in targeted attacks, but public disclosure of unpatched flaws significantly increases the use of the exploits.
Citrix debuts cloud and mobility releases, but analysts warn they may soon be left behind in an increasingly competitive and evolving market
Google offers Street View of its datacentres and a virtual tour of how users' data is stored, with an emphasis on security practices
Swedish file sharing website, The Pirate Bay (TPB), has moved into the cloud to improve services, lower costs and evade authorities
Oracle is pushing its combined hardware and software product range as a way for CIOs to avoid costly consultant fees
Voice and data distributor ScanSource is building on its existing relationship with ShoreTel expanding its sales of the vendors products into Europe
SAP has discovered that there is more of an acceptance of the value of big data but its full potential could be undermined as employees struggle to make full use of big data tools
EE, O2, Three and Vodafone sign up to a joint venture - Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited - to ensure 4G roll-out doesn’t affect Freeview signals
Citrix and Cisco are looking to build on their technology relationship to ensure they can improve the options for cloud computing users
Just a week after its acquisition of Cloud Skills Ancoris has released an overhauled version of the online resource designed to support organisations that use Google apps
VIP Computers is merging Realtime Distribution into a single entity as it looks to solidify the business in the current tough economic conditions
Spammers have spoofed shortened URLs designed to validate redirects to several states including California, Iowa, Indiana and Vermont.
Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia reports falling revenues for Q3 2012 as it pins its hopes on Microsoft's launch of Windows Phone 8
Cloud storage providers can ensure reliable services by partnering with telecommunications service providers. IBM and AT&T formed such a partnership.
Social software Magic Quadrant highlights traditional IT vendors entering the market, how pure play social software vendors can remain competitive.
Computer 2000 has hired a special bids and pricing specialist as part of its public sector team to keep growing that side of its business
Redstone has extended the cloud support it gives the City of Cambridge giving the university town a business network that spans across the town
Some say the Android malware problem is out of hand, and it appears Google is taking additional steps to block attacks in its Google Play store.
Public Wi-Fi usage has gone up significantly in the past year, and many people are using insecure hotspots to access work information.
The Cisco-Citrix partnership, which began with VDI integration, is expanding to include integration with the NetScaler ADC, XenServer and CloudStack.
Competition is fierce in the tech arena. The DevOps role is a coveted one, and employers will do anything to secure the position, at least for now.
Competition is fierce in the tech arena. The DevOps role is a coveted one, and employers will do anything to secure the position, at least for now.
Microsoft's cloud storage strategy is examined in the wake of its commitment to acquire StorSimple.
CA Technologies announced changes for ARCserve licensing prices, which CA said will let customers pick a backup service or an "all-inclusive" option.
A comprehensive GRC program that influences company-wide strategy provides big business benefits, say organizers of the upcoming Chicago GRC Summit.
Money is no issue for IT pros considering the new Microsoft Surface tablet. Its app ecosystem and its productivity value are still major concerns.
Unlike past years, in 2012, Big Data technologies are making a name for themselves at portal technology conferences. Why? Content continues to amass, and standard CMS systems can't cope. Once again, it's Big Data to the rescue.
At the 2012 Liferay Symposium, the theme being pushed was "Open for Business", using the double entendre meaning of both open software and open for offering business ready software to clients.
Salesforce.com has partnered with 20 vendors to fill out its Marketing Cloud platform, and Microsoft acquired automated marketing vendor MarketingPilot.
Google’s share price fell after disappointing third quarter financial results were released early by mistake
Microsoft has blamed lower-than-expected results on businesses delaying desktop software upgrades until after Windows 8 is launched
As the world gets ready for Windows 8 the PC market across EMEA has seen a decline in the third quarter according to the latest figures from IDC
General Motors (GM) is hiring 3,000 staff from HP as part of its aggressive plan to bring outsourced IT work back in-house
IBM has carried out an extensive survey of the state of the UK market in relation to big data discovering that a skills gap is holding back some customers
HSBC has restored its online banking services after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack prevented customers using online services
Potential teachers are unable to apply for training courses because of problems with the Graduate Teacher Training Registry
The British Computer Society (BCS) and IT companies will fund DfE scholarships for graduates to train as computer science teachers
The electronics firm has updated investors as to where the cuts will hit, including a 20% slash to its headquarters workforce and the shutting of a factory in Minokamo
A fifth of lost electronic devices have access to work email, exposing confidential corporate data, a survey from Sophos has revealed
Microsoft reported a drop in profits blaming sluggish sales of PCs using its operating system as users chose instead to wait for the launch of Windows 8 later this month
BT iNet, the network services arm of BT, has embarked on a recruitment drive to bolster it's sales of cloud technologies to customers
Google has added to the ranks of big tech names that have issued disappointing results this week but is trying to remain positive
Ysgol Maesydderwen school, near Swansea gets a facelift from Sirius Corporation and funded by Powys County Council
Storage vendors and insiders extol the virtues of using an object storage system, but the technology has yet to catch on big in the enterprise.
Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton calls on students and engineers to make technology more open and accessible to fill the skills gap
Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Social Software reveals a booming market in which vendors have to make some serious contributions to stay in the game.
To obtain the true benefits of SaaS apps, IT departments must consider integrating data across apps. It's a process that's getting easier.
Carbonite acquires SMB cloud backup and open source provider Zmanda to strengthen its position in the SMB enterprise market.
Many IT shops continue to bypass Microsoft Office 365 in favor of other vendors, citing a lack of optimized tools and customization capabilities.