Google claims it is not subject to UK law in an attempt to quash legal action by UK iPhone users, angry over privacy breaches
Researchers claim to have found a way of hiding malicious code in apps from Apple’s app review and code-signing mechanisms
Microsoft names first Brit Surface partners, Azlan and Avaya reunite, and Cisco cuts 4,000 jobs as recovery remains sluggish. Catch up on the biggest channel news stories from the past seven days
With Lenovo now shipping more mobile devices than PCs, Billy MacInnes argues that its 'PC Plus' tag may be about to become obsolete
Cyber attack or disruption could cause the next systemic shock to the UK banking industry, warns KPMG
Channel management specialist Vince Blackall to crack the whip at flash storage vendor Violin Memory in aggressive expansion plan
Databarracks calls for the Solicitors Regulation Authority to offer guidance to its members on selecting cloud providers and technologies
Micro-P teams up with renewable energy specialist Zigor to help resellers offer their customers more options around green technology
The new European Union regulation requiring mandatory personal data breach disclosures by telcos and ISPs comes into force on 25 August 2013
Rajesh Rajamani discusses SDN challenges associated with production networks from a network service provider and enterprise network perspective.
'Innovative' London workspace opens doors after best ever year for Softcat
A year after coming out of stealth with its hyper-converged OmniCube, SimpliVity delivers smaller and larger systems for different markets.
Amid speculation that VMware and Teradici could split, the two companies address the rumors and View protocol update plans ahead of VMworld 2013.
Rapid7’s president and CEO Corey Thomas talks about the security supplier's show and sessions attendees should check out
Atos is to develop what it claims is the world's first results and common data platform for sports
Professional networking service LinkedIn has announced it is to lower the 18 age limit for users to enable young people to plan their careers
Latvian Q&A website Ask.fm announces safety measures after a UK teenager purportedly killed herself over bullying on the site
The telecoms regulator launches a consultation into using higher frequency bands for satellite broadband connections, enabling faster speed for trains, aeroplanes and ships
Security software vendor Rapid 7 continues to grow, with plans to expand operations in London, Hong Kong and Australia
Daisy Distribution has launched a mobility channel promotion in a bid to boost sales of BlackBerry BB10 devices, with a trip to the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix up for grabs
Phoenix says badge enhances its potential value to customers around on- and off-site cloud, business continuity and managed services
LeasePlan is implementing private cloud services for flexible IT infrastructure and a centralised virtual desktop to support BYOD
An innovative simulated cyber battle at the weekend saw six candidates move to the next round in the Cyber Security Challenge UK
Cloud computing sector will grow at a pace of 36% every year and its revenues will fall just shy of $20bn (£12.7bn) by 2016
OKI study claims customer attempts to cut down on printing waste are stymied by personal usage
Rackspace launches dedicated VMware vCenter Server to drive customers to hybrid cloud strategies
VMware will preview Network DRS at VMworld, but its core customers are still wrapping their heads around software-defined networking.
Information security certification body (ISC)² expands network of test centres for computerised exams through partnership with Pearson VUE
Novell, Kyocera and NetIQ have joined forces to demonstrate that reliable enterprise data security is achievable in the mobile era
Deutsche Bank, ING and ABN-Amro are among a dozen international banks leading an initiative to introduce open standards in banking IT
Cisco's plan to lay off another 4,000 employees, even as its profitability and market share dominance hold, reflects a changing networking market.
Security supplier Rapid7 continues to grow, with plans to expand operations in London, Hong Kong and Australia
Artisan Infrastructure looks to level the cloud storage services playing field with a platform priced to compete with Google, Amazon, Rackspace, etc.
Vendors joined together as CloudNFV to prototype and demo a multi-vendor approach to network functions virtualization.
Nutanix adds dedupe to its hyper-converged storage platform, beginning with flash and memory performance tiers; hard drive dedupe to follow.
FalconStor enhances data mobility platform with the goal of giving customers better control over disaster recovery automation.
Actifio, which manages copy data for improved data protection, adds out-of-band support for applications, such as Microsoft Exchange and SQL.
Alex Gorbachev, CTO of database consultancy Pythian, says he was expecting the Multitenant feature of Oracle 12c to cost more. Here's why.
Between firearms, shoes, bikinis and even pizzas, there’s a whole lot of buzz surrounding 3-D printing. Is it worth the hype?
Don't expect to see end-user computing vaporware at VMworld 2013. VMware will focus on technologies available within a year.
HANA's on the rise, and that means questions remain for ERP. With many customers still relying upon older, on-premises ERP systems -- what does HANA mean for them?
CMS is seeking public feedback on whether to release individual physician's Medicare reimbursement data.
More data centers rely on cloud and colocation providers, and many now use DCIM software, an Uptime Institute survey found. Here's why.
VMware vCloud Director 5.5 features will be disclosed during VMworld 2013 but multi-processor fault tolerance and SRM integration won't be included.
Connecting all the world's devices and analyzing the data they produce is a lot for execs to wrap their heads around. But they'd better -- and soon.
Delegates at Rapid 7’s United 2013 security summit heard how security needs to be personal as cyber attacks become personal
Facebook is to join forces with several top tech companies to connect as many parts of the world to the internet as possible
Rapid7’s president and chief executive officer discusses the evolution of risk management throughout time and best practices
Internet firm Yahoo names UK TV executive Dawn Airey to replace EMEA senior vice-president Rich Riley
Legal news website Groklaw has closed because founder Pamela Jones says it cannot operate under current US surveillance policies
Businesses and academics have joined forces in an £800,000 project to extend the internet of things into the classroom
Logicalis technical services centre relocates from Malaysia to Cardiff to better support UK business and public sector clients
Cloud Industry Forum hits out after Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies places cloud computing in the “Trough of Disillusionment”
Managed network and professional services provider SAS Global Communications moves into SME cloud services market with Colt Ceano services portfolio
Expansive VAR Academia concludes new funding round through NatWest to support its growth plans
Android-based malware has grown 35% in the second quarter, according to the latest threat report from security firm McAfee
Cisco partner certification is expanding with the addition of three Business Transformation Certifications aimed at engaging business managers.
The government’s drive to encourage greater involvement from SMEs in bidding for government contracts could be a futile endeavour if SMEs go it alone, according to Fujitsu
Metalogix has announced the latest version of StoragePoint includes expanded automated backup and retention capabilities for the SharePoint platform.
A new approach to fighting phishing allows users to create electronic identity cards for each website they access.
Imation improves its flash caching for the Nexsan NST6000 as it attempts to make its unified storage system better suited for mission-critical apps.
Worcestershire County Council lists 14 parishes as ‘intervention areas’ despite funding superfast broadband, breaking EU rules
Doctor and healthcare CIO shares his lessons learned from the Boston Marathon attacks and how to protect patient data
Experts at Rapid 7’s United security summit share advice on building a risk threat model to get the resources you need
SDN bloggers discuss OpenFlow SDN, the future of SDN and network virtualization, and how affinities can be used in and out of a Plexxi network.
HP reports revenues of $27.2bn for the quarter ending 31 July 2013, down 8% compared with the same period the year before
Charlie McMurdie, former head of the Metro Police central e-crime unit, is joining business consultancy firm PwC as its senior crime adviser
At the end of another bad quarter for HP, CEO Meg Whitman concedes that the prospect of any revenue growth next year is very slim indeed
IT heavyweights including Microsoft, Google and IBM are playing catch up with Amazon Web Services in the IaaS and PaaS segments
The rapid rise in cyber espionage highlights the need to rethink data security strategies to improve protection of intellectual property. But what is the best way of doing that?
Avaya sets out its software-defined datacentre stall ahead of VMworld 2013 in San Francisco
The US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court finds the NSA's email and data programme illegal, a declassified 2011 opinion ruling reveals
Yahoo has recorded the most traffic of any web property in the US for July, beating Google for the first time since May 2011
Cloud insurance is becoming more popular, according to brokers, mainly because of concerns over security and service-level agreement shortcomings.
Telecom wholesaler Brightlink filters SIP signaling with Net Optics' network packet broker to monitor and troubleshoot billions of voice minutes.
Ingram Micro is to make a significant investment in its services team and practice in response to channel demands
Large Amazon Web Services customers met this week to discuss cloud scalability, architecture design and the tools that have saved their bacon.
IT pros at an AWS meet up this week said commercial cloud monitoring and cloud automation tools have limitations.
Staples' digital investment expected to pay off as the company ups efforts to bring more e-commerce to the enterprise with a new mobile website.
The US airline teams with Microsoft, Nokia and Avanade to speed up in-flight shopping for travellers
The number of candidates sitting the ICT GCSE exam rose 25% in 2013, comprising the first such increase since 2005
IntelePeer offers new SIP security options for its SIP trunking services and announces a new failover protection package for disaster recovery.
From networking to security, large-scale Amazon Web Services shops say there's still room for the cloud giant to improve its services.
A software glitch that caused the Nasdaq stock exchange to shut down raises fears over stock market stability and cyber attacks
City University London has opened The Hangout – an incubation unit for technology startups
After breaking the record for crowdfunding, a drive to raise $32m for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone has failed to meet its target
SAP customers can now partially terminate licenses and will not be required to pay maintenance on unused licenses
IT heavyweights including Microsoft, Google and IBM are playing catch up with Amazon Web Services in the IaaS and PaaS segments
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) serves Islington Council with penalty of £70,000 for releasing over 2,000 residents’ details online
Service providers and consumers need to move to a security model better suited to the cloud computing, says Box.com
Microsoft has announced the retirement of CEO Steve Ballmer
Microsoft announces CEO Steve Ballmer is to retire within 12 months and that its board has begun looking for a successor
Microsoft’s eccentric CEO will step down from his role once his successor has been chosen
Advanced Business Solutions launches first mobile app for finance system customers on the go
Robert Kugel lists five major issues that can arise when finance departments use Microsoft Excel for processes it wasn't designed to handle.
Meg Whitman made HP management team changes -- including the removal of Dave Donatelli as head of the Enterprise Group -- following a poor Q3 report.
Computacenter's service catalogue provider Biomni is to become the first EMEA firm to test-drive VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service
HotLink DR Express offers a plug-in BC/DR solution that leverages Amazon Web Services to protect VMware vSphere virtual machines.
Continuity Software's AvailabilityGuard enterprise suite of risk detection products now scans FC switches with the addition of SAN configuration app.
Dell's Foglight for Storage Management includes support for more arrays and performance monitoring.
VDI management tools that use layering are considered a godsend by IT pros who have tried other methods. Unidesk updated its layering tool this week.
According to experts, the Oracle-NetSuite partnership fills an HR gap for NetSuite and gives Oracle a foothold in the midmarket.
Mobile application development platform vendor Appcelerator acquired API start-up Singly, one of many expected acquisitions in the mobile space.
On the heels of a reorganization, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer plans to retire within a year. IT pros hope a technology visionary will replace him.