The UK is to block online pornography by default to all new internet users, David Cameron is to announce
Jim Hagemann Snabe is stepping down as co-CEO of SAP, to spend more time with his family
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Prince of Wales calls for more UK businesses to sign up to BITC's Business Connectors programme
Apple is overhauling its developer systems and its developer website is still down after hackers tried to steal developer personal details
European banking firm UniCredit has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with IBM to bring cloud into its datacentres
The shock decision by one of SAP's co-CEOs to leave the firm leaves the vendor looking at having one man in charge from May next year
An analysis of the UK IT services market by Ovum show that in the first five months of this year there was a healthy volume of business
Spending on IT services in the UK looks set to see a significant increase this year following a spate of mega-deals
Jerome Segura of Malwarebytes explains how to get around 'FBI ransomware' computer locking.
Security reseller recognised for provision of data security services and solutions to the Queen
The UK’s digital economy is much larger than the Government estimates.
Hewlett-Packard is expecting the first wave of those resellers interested in becoming platinum partners to emerge in the next couple of months
The UK’s digital economy is much larger than the government estimates
Embrane enables Layer 4-7 service chains with vLink, a Layer 3-based overlay technology.
Silver Peak Systems tells customers they can buy NX hardware WAN optimization devices today and switch to VX virtual appliances later at no extra charge.
Turkish researcher Ibrahim Balic says he found multiple vulnerabilities at Apple's developer website, but did not intend to bring the site down.
Less than a year after OpenStack networking software debuted as Quantum, the OpenStack Foundation has changed the technology's name to Neutron.
Automation is the most effective way to tackle multiple prolonged cyber attacks on web applications, a study has confirmed
Load balancing specialist Kemp Technologies has unveiled a distribution veteran as its UK channel manager
Apple has taken down the developers site that was subject of a hack as it promises to improve security
Facebook app enables internet access for more than 100 million people in developing countries using low-end phones
Ubuntu has invited early adopters to join crowd-funding ventures to launch Ubuntu Edge, a hybrid PC and mobile phone platform
A newly discovered vulnerability in mobile Sim cards could allow hackers to access text messages, voicemail and location data
Steady as she goes at ERP lynchpin Sage, with strong first half UK and Ireland performance ticking over into Q3
The accuracy of tests to determine whether people are able to claim disability benefits has been questioned following a report
Customer experience management specialist hires former KCOM boss Paul Renucci as CEO to bulk up its channel proposition
The value of business process outsourcing contracts has taken a tumble in the second quarter as a result of weak economic conditions
IBM updates System z mainframe products, launches cheaper, entry-level mainframe and OpenStack cloud integration features
The total amount spent on outsourcing in EMEA in the second quarter of 2013 was 23% lower than in the same period of 2012
Creation of 50 new jobs at UKFast’s Manchester base helps address graduate unemployment problem and helps cloud hosting outfit beat growth targets
The programme that replaced the disastrous FiReControl project is in trouble due to a lack of IT and procurement skills
Major security acquisition deemed good fit with Cisco’s favourite Internet of Everything concept
Networking giant Cisco has reached an agreement to buy cyber security business Sourcefire in a $2.7bn deal
Startup SwiftStack goes GA with its OpenStack Swift-based object storage platform for customers who want to build private storage clouds.
Fujitsu takes apprenticeship numbers to 218, set to increase to 252 by September.
Engineering consulting firm exp wanted to get rid of tape and standardize backup in remote offices, so it built a private backup cloud.
The online privacy debate continues in light of the PRISM controversy, prompting a closer look at worldwide surveillance laws and Internet habits.
Over the weekend, SAP announced co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe will be stepping down in 2014. What it means depends on who you ask.
X86 servers have been Intel's bread and butter but the trend toward scale-out micro server systems has made the company rethink its strategy.
IBM System X negotiations with Lenovo are happening though the two parties can't agree on price and it could take some time to reach an agreement.
Cyber leaks at FTSE 350 firms are putting the UK’s economic growth and national security at risk, says business consultancy firm KPMG
Mimecast has introduced Large File Send for Outlook, a service to enable users to send large attachments
A Syrian hacktivist group has hacked into systems behind the Viber mobile app in the second such attack in a week
EC funds a datacentre study project led by industry consortium Data Centre Alliance and the University of East London
Apple has seen its profits drop as the wait for fresh products continues and the current line-up shows signs of losing some appeal with customers
TalkTalk Business has turned in flat revenues for the first quarter of its fiscal year, but sees growing demand for its data product set
IT product comparison site comparetheware.com has taken the wraps off a business portal designed to arm customers with information on products, vendors and resellers
IT workers at Capita will strike on Friday 26 July 2013 in protest at a below-inflation pay rise as the supplier's profits increase 10%
Lakeland is warning of a potential data breach after a “sophisticated and sustained attack” exploited a recently-identified Java flaw
EE reveals 687,000 users signed up to its 4G services by the end of its Q2, but its first half revenue for 2013 is still down on 2012
Encouraging signs for local IT shops as Target Components survey reveals many are able to beat nationwide chains on price
DataStax Enterprise is offering large enterprises a way to offload Oracle workloads onto the Cassandra NoSQL database
CIOs admit their IT teams cannot support large parts of their application estates and operating systems, according to research
Kevin Johnson announces his retirement on the same day the networking firm records a rise in profits of 70%
VMware has indicated that it is expecting a strong second half of the year as more customers use its software as part of their moves to cloud environments
One in five retailers is not taking online fraud seriously enough, the latest Retail Fraud Survey from Martec International shows
The rural affairs select committee says there is not enough government funding to put rural services on par with urban areas
OpenStack Foundation COO and co-founder Mark Collier discusses the OpenStack roadmap, AWS and why API compatibility among clouds is not enough.
Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire boosts its intrusion revenue business and infuses valuable vulnerability research talent.
In biggest security acquisition since 2011, Cisco has announced it will buy IDS maker Sourcefire for $2.7 billion.
Capita staff in its life and pensions and IT services divisions will walk out on Friday in a protest over pay
Michael Dell submits revised a buyout proposal – delaying a vote until next week – but it was business as usual in the cloud division
Google drops XMPP and integrates its voice app into Hangouts to unify Google applications for a blended social experience.
The Passport Seva scheme has processed 10 million passport application since Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) started the ball rolling 15 months ago.
RSA is warning that a new banking Trojan, 'KINS,' with architectural similarities to previous Trojans, may start hitting PCs soon.
Facebook has reported second-quarter revenue of $1.81bn, up 53% compared with the same period a year ago and above analysts’ estimates
Balfour Beatty signed an agreement with Fujitsu to transform its IT infrastructure and outsource second line support
German government officials are calling for a new global charter to safeguard privacy online in the wake of revelations about the US Prism surveillance programme
Judo is a British startup which provides a card payment solution for mobile applications
Targeted cyber attacks could cost enterprises up to £1.6m, a survey has revealed
Microsoft has partnered with Azul Systems to deliver the Java server environment on the Azure cloud.
Dell shareholders wanting to vote over the buyout proposals will have to wait until 2 August as the process gets pushed back for a second time
Ingram Micro sees growth in both net sales and profits, with recent acquisitions Brightpoint and Aptec making beefy contributions to the top line
Whilst customers continue to sign up for broadband and TV services, reported profits plummet 16% and revenues fall by 1%
With staff just a day away from a 24 hour walkout over pay Capita has revealed profits grew by 10% in the first half
Intelligence agencies MI5 and GCHQ call on UK’s top listed companies to take part in a cyber governance health check
Two months after it bought Solera Networks and refreshed its technological strategy, Blue Coat claims its revitalised channel is benefiting from its new messaging
Some banks are taking advantage of the slow recruitment processes of competitors to get the best IT professionals in the market.
Virtualisation and IaaS provider VMware reported revenues for the second quarter of $1.24bn, an 11% increase compared to 2012
The CEO of Juniper Networks has announced his retirement on the same day his company reported huge profit increases during its second quarter
Telecoms giant BT today reported financial results for its first quarter, showing that the increase in customer subscriptions has not translated into profits
IBM has introduced a vulnerability management tool that should allow resellers to identify customer risk points across the network
Cisco data center switches give cloud providers higher speed and throughput. Providers are deciding between Cisco Nexus switches and Catalyst switches.
Jerome Lecat explains how object-oriented storage fits into the overall market and how Scality intends to grow with that market.
EMC sees the VNX2 unified midrange storage array upgrade and other product launches as a way to jolt stagnant storage sales.
Understanding SDN basics is key. We rounded up five reader questions answered by our experts that provide insight as to how SDN can and should be used.
This round of BlackBerry layoffs as part of an ongoing overhaul hit the R&D and manufacturing staff. Some say the cuts signal a BlackBerry strategy shift.
Online retailer Amazon has reported a second quarter loss of $7m, despite a 22% rise in sales to $15.7bn
Warwickshire council has cut costs in its IT operation with ITSM software as part of its strategy to be ITIL-compliant
US prosecutors have charged five men with hacking and credit card fraud that cost companies at least $300m
Barclays bank is to trial touchscreen devices in branches to add to its digital credentials following its deployment of wireless
Customers are struggling to cope with a mixture of legacy and in-house apps with many still yet to make moves off Windows XP
Information security spending in support of the business is expected to rise, according to a survey from GDS International
BT could lose a contract with Sandwell Council in the West Midlands if it doesn’t adjust conditions and improve service
Security flaws in Symantec’s Web Gateway appliance expose users to surveillance of all internet activities, says SEC Consult
Data centre specialiust Node4 is planning to build two more data centres as it looks to provide greater regional coverage across the UK
Taxi cab app maker Hailocab has switched from Sage Line:50 to NetSuite OneWorld, in a bid to speed up accounts reconciliation
Entatech is urging resellers to view the launch of Windows 8.1 as an opportunity to get customers investing in both software and hardware
Security technology developer FireEye has partnered with phishing awareness training firm PhishMe to offer a multi-layered approach to securing information networks
Feds indict, unmask hackers behind largest known data breach conspiracy targeting worldwide financial institutes, payment processors and retailers.
Enterprises need network monitoring tools that deliver real-time, actionable data. WildPackets delivers with big data analytics in WatchPoint 3.0.
Regulatory price pressure on voice services and negative currency fluctuations were both problems for Colt in the first half of 2013
Storage hardware vendor Aberdeen releases new flash NAS; plus, NAND flash revenue is on the rise, according to a recent report from IHS iSuppli.
Competition in the components market and tough economic conditions hit Arrow Electronics in Q2
Drobo founder Geoff Barrall said the low-end NAS vendor will return to its simple storage goals after merger with file-sharing vendor Connected Data.
IBM will collaborate with Pivotal to develop Cloud Foundry's open source PaaS to allow enterprises to freely choose the platform they want.
Tech Data has combined its former client systems and peripherals businesses and launched a new systems and peripherals (S&P) division.