Apple is set to begin its defence against US government charges that it colluded with publishers to fix the prices of e-books
Chancellor of the exchequer backs a campaign to encourage young people to use and create technology
Vodafone will invest a further £900m combining its fixed and mobile networks, as well as providing 4G connectivity by the end of summer
Software firm offers the right MDM solutions for LNT Group to manage a fleet of iPhones without needing individual iTunes accounts.
The first three months of 2013 saw continued increases in the number and complexity of targeted threats, according to McAfee’s latest report
Michael Dell's plans to take Dell private have been given the backing of the vendor's board described as the best alternative for the firm
Capita is still weighing up its options for O2’s customer services, despite reports that it will close contact centres and cut thousands of jobs
Fund investment advisor MVision has deployed a VM-centric Tintri hybrid flash array to speed consultant remote access to its VMware View 5.1 virtual desktop infrastructure
Cisco’s UK CEO used the Global University Summit to highlight the importance of universities partnering with businesses and industry.
Atos has become the latest channel player to sign up to the Cloud Industry Forum
The G-Cloud has become part of the remit of the Government Digital Service (GDS)
O2 call centre workers across the UK consider strike action over potential changes to their employment due to Capita outsourcing contract
Transparency is the biggest challenge to moving to cloud computing, not security, according to Verizon
Microsoft announced that the next version of its database, SQL Server 2014, will have in-memory features and be generally available in late 2013.
Microsoft will deliver new versions of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 this year, with focus on hybrid clouds.
Microsoft made good on its Windows Blue initiative with a preview of the Windows 8.1 update, but some say faster updates will burden IT departments.
Microsoft is not just planning to reintroduce the start button with Windows 8.1 but will also take the chance of the upgrade to improve security and networking functionality
After undergoing a major restructuring programme and being hit by an accounting scandal, Phoenix has revealed a full year pre-tax loss of nearly £60m
To encourage developers to build hybrid cloud applications, Microsoft is offering up to $150 per month of Azure services to people running Visual Studio
Jon Bunyard has left Ingram Micro as part of a number of management changes the distributor has made
This year's annual top 25 supply chains showcase more industrial and high tech manufacturers that are excelling in their supply chain initiatives.
Solid-state-drive vendor sTec enters the flash array market with a Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 box for high-performance workloads.
Amid the rising use of mHealth apps, AHIMA has released a guide to help consumers protect their personal medical information.
Using cloud apps, not on-site applications, to run data center workloads can reduce the data center footprint, but consider the SaaS pros and cons.
Facebook's review of its hate speech policy drew much online commentary, with some praising the move while others saying it violates free speech.
Disties Avnet, Ingram Micro and Tech Data all made announcements today, two involving IBM and the third an education agreement with CompTIA.
Social gaming firm Zynga plans to cut 520 jobs in the face of greater losses than previously estimated
The founder and CTO of Aruba wants the tools from software defined networking (SDN) to make access networks more flexible for business
France has decided to end its controversial policy of cutting off suspected pirates from the internet
Microsoft is on course to become a dominant player in the smartphone market, according to the latest data from Canalys
A modified phone charger or battery could be used to hack Apple devices, say researchers from Georgia Tech
The government's flagship credit scheme has seen the amount it loans to small businesses reduce in the first quarter by £300m
Intel has revealed it expects to have tens of tablets and ultrabooks using its chips coming onto the market in the second half of this year
Microsoft is on course to become a dominant player in the smartphone market, according to the latest data from Canalys
Government should use Twitter for an ‘open policy’ approach, says the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC)
Austrian Airlines moved to packaged Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software when its highly-bespoke system could no longer cope
Much progress has been made toward data interoperability in recent years. But how will the industry get over the final hump?
Consumer usage might be the majority of the usage of Windows 8 with signs that it is yet to penetrate the enterprise market
New cloud providers are struggling to earn profits with the current cloud pricing model. Value-added services can help providers differentiate.
The use of LTFS has taken off in certain markets, but compatible products for general-purpose storage and archiving have been slow to develop.
IBM is set to boost its cloud offering with the acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies, in a bid to offer a cloud service that rivals Rackspace
Whiptail Technologies launches the WT-1100 all-flash array for SMBs that's based on the same operating system as its midrange and enterprise versions.
The mobile device management space is no longer led by startups; numerous large, traditional IT vendors have bought their way into MDM.
SoftLayer customers may have to make a choice down the road as IBM looks to pump its OpenStack R&D into SoftLayer's CloudStack-based infrastructure.
At Cisco Partner Summit 2013, Chambers, Klein and Peres drill into midmarket opportunities, the cloud and the vision of a new partner business model.
As the International Trade Commission rules Apple infringed a Samsung patent, some older iPad and iPhone models could face a US sales ban
Utilities giant Centrica migrates 26,500 staff from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7, completing the desktop transformation by the end of 2013
Former G-Cloud director Denise McDonagh is taking the role of chief technology officer (CTO) at the Home Office
Most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are experiencing difficulties with data backup and recovery, a study has shown
Home-grown load balancing and app acceleration specialist dips its toes in channel waters for the first time, touting a margin-rich programme
IBM's move to buy cloud infrastructure specialist SoftLayer should provide resellers with more options to pitch to SME customers
Brocade promises to boost its technical enablement activities in the coming months to help its resellers stand out from the networking crowd
Microsoft has used Computex as a venue to talk up its OEM hardware partnerships with the arrival of Windows 8.1 getting ever closer
Human error still causes the most data breaches leading to calls from Symantec for more customer education
IT companies welcome young people on Talent Tour of London with Nick Clegg and James Caan, amid claims of hypocrisy
Satellites, frequencies and finding the cash to invest is holding European airlines back from installing Wi-Fi, according to an industry expert
Insurer Irish Life has migrated 97% of its mainframe workload onto a Windows server environment to save costs and support expansion
Human errors and system problems caused two-thirds of data breaches in 2012, according to a study from Symantec and the Ponemon Institute
Almost 80% of businesses had a mobile security incident in the past year, in many cases incurring substantial costs, a study has shown
After a long and rigorous judging process we are now just days away from revealing the winners of the 2013 MicroScope Awards for Channel Excellence
Microsoft missed the boat on the enterprise message for Windows 8. Can it win over IT with security features and other enhancements in Windows 8.1?
Research from Veeam has revealed that many customers will change their choice of virtual backup tools next year
Compuware has added infrastructure monitoring to its suite of software for managing application performance.
Aruba Networks' study shows BYOD will shape future of the enterprise, but CMO says the IT department needs to change for the mobile era
In this week's SDN blog roundup, bloggers discuss where hardware comes into play with network virtualization, and OpenDaylight and Maven and OSGi.
Dell launches all-flash Compellent array and long-awaited primary data deduplication at its enterprise user conference.
According to a recent survey, CFOs expect to invest more in cloud, mobile and big data technology in coming years and spend less on IT infrastructure.
SDSC uses an OpenStack Swift object store for private cloud service and takes the same storage approach as major providers.
IT can manage consumerization by partnering with end users to give them what they need.
The latest Ponemon study on data breaches found that the cost per lost record in an average breach incident increased modestly, from $130 to $136.
In her Cisco Partner Summit 2013 keynote address, Padmasree Warrior spoke of how the company's open platform strategy could benefit provider partners.
Indianapolis airport authority cut its server deployment time from three days to less than an hour with Dell’s Active Infrastructure
At Cisco Partner Summit 2013, the Cisco services team outlines the structure of an expanded services portfolio.
Microsoft has disrupted more than 1,000 botnets in a joint campaign with the financial services industry and the FBI
The National Security Agency is collecting from Verizon the phone records of millions of US citizens under a court order
SAP is moving into the CRM market with its purchase of Hybris, a Swiss customer relationship management (CRM) supplier
Online gaming site Bet365 has starting using HTML5 to build a rich user experience on its website
BT has won another government contract to roll out broadband, winning the bid for Warwickshire, Solihull and Coventry
Femern will use DataCore storage virtualisation in place of EqualLogic array, cutting disk costs by 75%
The defunct NHS National Programme for IT (NPfIT) realised £3.7bn of benefits but cost £7.3bn, says the Department of Health
The debate about the need to be stricter with technical cloud standards is seen as missing the chance to concentrate on the operational side of the equation
An Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) report reveals weaknesses in the UK's approach to critical national infrastructure
Authentication specialist Swivel Secure has set out ambitions to grow its global channel network as it looks to exploit growth in the cloud
Independent community for Microsoft partners to use social networking features to drive more business into the channel’s arms
EE customers will be able to share data plans from this summer, meaning multiple devices can share the same 4G mobile contract
Almost all mobile workers have had personal experience of costly Wi-Fi, a survey has found
Retailer John Lewis says it has resolved the IT skills gap issue by appointing five technology apprentices
Lyatiss CloudWeaver Discovery is a free cloud network management tool that builds a real-time topology map of resources on Amazon IaaS.
Expansive VAD to offer zero-day malware protection for mobile devices as part of its Enterprise Mobility stack
Birmingham exotic fruit firm MWW upgraded from HP servers and DAS to twin EMC VNX SANs under its VSPEX reference architecture and saved about 15% on the HP equivalent
Acquisition propels SAP into heady world of cloud e-commerce but analysts and rivals urge caution
Open source projects haven't yet taken over the cloud market, but their innovations and cost benefits would be foolish for vendors to ignore.
Big Switch has left the OpenDaylight Project over the perceived influence of incumbent vendors like Cisco and IBM.
In this disaster recovery case study, one company details how it kept costs low while building a dependable backup system for its data centers.
Dell storage news focused on Compellent at its enterprise forum, but execs promise EqualLogic upgrades and integration between platforms.
The recent Juniper-Sonus partnership reveals how service provider and enterprise networks can use SDN to fix bandwidth and UC availability woes.
This week, Big Blue's bid for SoftLayer is expected to boost IBM's cloud, and Salesforce targets its biggest buy yet: $2.5 billion for ExactTarget.
Cisco Systems Inc. introduced Networking-as-a-Service capabilities and a new Catalyst 2960-X switch at its 17th annual Cisco Partner Summit.
One expert calls SAP's purchase of hybris long overdue. Another wonders if SAP is confusing its own SAP CRM customers.
Revelations that the FBI and National Security Agency tap into nine US internet firms implicate Facebook, Apple and Google
Glasgow City Council has been fined £150,000 for losing two laptops which held personal details of more than 20,000 people
Samsung sees shares slide by more than 6% as investors worry about slowing smartphone growth and a focus on lower-end devices
Campaigners are calling for the criminalisation of possessing internet pornography depicting rape
GFI security spin-off ThreatTrack makes its first moves on the security software channel
Tough conditions and confusion around new technology terms has led to slower growth in the Business Intelligence (BI) and Performance Management worldwide software market
IBM and 10Gen are to work together on a database development standard for mobile enterprise applications
iPass has published its 14th quarterly Mobile Workforce Report showing that mobile workers are using connectivity to be more productive over longer hours
Heineken plans to link 60,000 employees across 53 countries using a secure private network from Orange Business Services
The UK’s search for cyber security talent is being taken into schools for the first time
NHS providers must use an NHS number to identify all patient data, Tim Kelsey, director for patients and information at NHS England announces
A Forrester analyst says that slow uptake on Fusion Apps software has caused Oracle to rebrand the product line, but Oracle denies it.
Savvis expands eight existing data centers, adds two new ones and directly integrates them into a combined CenturyLink-Savvis Tier 1 MPLS network.
IT organisations have set up a sponsorship scheme to encourage people to acquire the cyber security skills to protect UK business
Smartphone device provider Toughshield has appointmented two key senior managers in new roles
AWS disaster recovery offers sophisticated cloud backup, but it takes plenty of know-how to make it work.
The independent auditor promises a report by the end of summer on DCMS' handling of BDUK broadband scheme
Many improvements are coming to RHEL, including changes to installations, file systems and the user interface.
Distie says DGM’s range of Android tablets offer the channel competitive products at a more attractive price point
Many people say cloud storage companies such as Amazon are eating away at storage sales and revenues. But others say the numbers don't add up.
Is your organization's confidential data protected? Discuss data and information privacy strategy with Search-CIOMidmarket on Twitter July 10.
FalconStor signs a deal to sell its virtual tape library software on IBM hardware again, five years after losing its IBM VTL partnership.
With Cisco's partner summit under way, attendees talk Cisco's stance on SDN, what they're hoping to hear and the future of Cisco's SDN strategy.