Microsoft and Google are planning to sue the US government for the right to reveal more information about its official data requests
IaaS data shows Amazon Web Services out in front, Arrow guzzles Computerlinks, and Ballmer calls it quits. Catch up on the biggest channel news stories from the past seven days
US intelligence services conducted 231 offensive cyber operations in 2011, the latest leaked documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal
The Cooperative Bank has ditched its plan to migrate its core banking system to an off-the-shelf system from Infosys, amid huge losses
Media speculation that the UK firm will sell off its 45% of the US firm Verizon Wireless has truth to it, but the UK operator says there is no certainty that an agreement will be reached
Callcredit, the second largest credit reference bureau in the UK, has invested in machine learning analytics to improve its fraud detection offering.
Data theft from UK companies by employees is at a record high, according to law firm EMW
Security specialist Kasperksy Labs is heading to London with plans to open on office in the capital next month
The Policy Exchange think tank calls for more openness and innovation in government digital strategy in a new report
Yorks-based solutions provider Trustmarque joins procession of channel businesses piling into the City to target more enterprise and services business
The public sector is risking security breaches by ignoring the principle of secure by default, a study has shown
Logicalis CEO Ian Cook to step up to group chairman role at end of financial year
Eight Cyber Security Challenge UK finalists announced at the UK’s first civilian cyber security training camps
Public sector specialist Stone Group has bolstered its sales team with a fresh face as group sales and commercial director
Social collaboration tools are gaining some ground in enterprise IT in the face of senior management resistance
Ericsson is investing £682m in the next five years to build three modular datacentres to help the company provide cloud-powered services
A l'occasion de la rentrée, LeMagIT réalise une enquête en ligne sur les nouveaux usages de la vidéoconférence et du collaboratif en entreprise.
Businesses risk a return to late, over-running IT projects, following a sharp decline in investment in project- management training.
Mobile-dependent Indian businesses must secure networks against viruses as McAfee reports a large jump in Android-based malware
Microsoft is to acquire Nokia’s mobile phone business, including its patents and mapping services in a $7.2bn deal
Six months since Level 39 (L39) officially opened and the accelerator has received over 300 applications from startups for 76 places.
IT security is critically underfinanced by business, a global study has revealed
Nokia’s devices, patent licences and Stephen Elop acquired by Microsoft in long-anticipated €5bn deal
Less than 24 hours after admitting it was in talks, Vodafone sells off its share in US firm Verizon Wireless to focus on European operations
Avnet Services has formed a partnership with N2S to ensure that end of life IT kit is reused or disposed of properly
University College London trials DDN object storage and GRIDscaler parallel file system to consolidate research with metadata cataloguing
Cloud specialist Outsourcery has completed the process of selling off its legacy mobile distribution business
Many companies proud of their ability to identify and clean malware infected machines are missing a trick, says veteran security expert
Many enterprises are delaying Windows XP migration to Windows 7 or Windows 8 because upgrades are time-consuming and expensive. These tools can help.
The latest EMEA server market analysis from IDC reveals a market that has slowed as customers wait for product refreshes and launches
New software competencies take account of growing status of Dell’s software business within the company
Indian organizations are increasing their IT budgets more than any other country in the Asia Pacific region with 19% increasing IT spending by more than 10% in 2013, according to Forrester research.
Dell PartnerDirect gets a makeover, with four new software competencies, a referral program for the software business and a Service Provider Program.
Microsoft's $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition gives Microsoft smartphone device access but industry skeptics wonder about the long-term strategy.
UK government backs controversial plans for a patient record database with a £1bn IT investment in the NHS over three years
Microsoft has chosen to design and build its next new datacentre in Finland to serve Microsoft customers in Europe
Indian IT services provider Wipro is expanding its workforce in Scandinavia with a local executive to lead operations in the region
Research commissioned by O2 has forecast a need for hundreds of thousands of workers with digital skills if the UK is to remain competitive
Software licences can easily trip up organisations, putting them at risk of compliance action
Citrix has acquired UK firm Byte Squared as it looks to bolster the enterprise applications it can offer customers
Business is losing the battle against state-sponsored cyber attacks according to a survey of senior IT security professionals
D-Link’s consumer-focused surveillance camera lines are to be made available through automotive and cycling retail specialist Halfords
UK IT professionals are in demand in Australia as cities begin major IT projects, according to an emigration consultancy
The UK Kodak Pension Plan has acquired the document and personal imaging businesses from Kodak Eastman
A report from O2 suggests the UK economy needs 750,000 new digitally-skilled workers over the next five years
Synology releases DiskStation Manager 4.3, which includes mobile apps, shared folder and file links, and disk usage reports.
EMC refreshes mid-range unified storage arrays with upgrades to VNX operating system for Intel 32-core Xeon processors to optimise for flash drive operations
The Startup Europe Leaders Club has produced a plan to drive internet economy growth across Europe
EMC ships the VNX2 with redesigned controllers and software to take better advantage of flash; EMC also adds block-level primary data dedupe.
LC Technology updates its Solid State Doctor SSD utility suite, including overprovisioning, cloning and TRIM support for Windows users.
Social project management tools can boost productivity. Clarizen updates its collaboration tool, combining project management with social engagement.
Pre- and post-production firm Films at 59 opts for StorageDNA's DNA Evolution to manage its data on tape.
The government has written off £34m of IT work on its troubled Universal Credit project, and more than £140m is under review
Thames Water has been using IT benchmarking services from ImprovIT to see how well IT is run compared with other utilities
AVG has started to integrate its offerings with those of Level Platforms which it acquired earlier this summer
Enterprise IT solutions specialist Damovo shows off Client Innovation Centre, showcasing key vendors such as Cisco and Microsoft
The growth in the number of sub $200 smartphones and strong spending in emerging markets will help the market grow strongly according to IDC
Telecom Italia CEO Franco Bernabe slams Nokia and Vodafone for shrinking the European mobile as Neelie Kroes praises Nokia's bravery
Intel has launched Atom C2000 for micro-servers, a silicon for software-defined networking, and a rack to help providers build cloud datacentres
European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes calls for 5G investment despite a GSMA report showing 4G take-up of just 1% in EU
Glasgow-based cloud computing company Iomart has acquired Hampshire-based datacentre operator Redstation for £8m
Datacentre networking specialist Brocade taps former Arbor Networks channel boss Bill Lipsin to take charge of channel, system integrator sales
A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit has revealed that worries about the impact on increasing mobility on security continues to worry executives
With the launch of NSX, the Cisco-VMware network virtualization battle is on, but that won't spell death for VCE Vblock because users need simplicity.
Businesses risk losing money and customers due to mistakes made when setting up direct debit and credit payments
More IT shops are seeing the benefits of cloud computing, particularly PaaS, but security concerns keep private clouds at the forefront.
Coraid EtherCloud Insight performs storage analysis with sensors inside servers and arrays to collect data on key metrics.
Damballa is adding HTTP request profiling to its advanced threat protection platform to detect malware that bypasses traditional security approaches.
UK and US intelligence agencies have unlocked the technology used to encrypt online services, including email, online banking and medical records.
jetNEXUS picks specialist networking VAD e92plus to help increase awareness of load balancing products in the channel
Dixons has taken steps to sort out the future for its loss-making French online business Pixmania
The latest revelations from whistle blower Edward Snowden allege security vendors have been working with US secret services to get round encryption
Acquisitive Scottish cloud outfit heads south to buy Hants-based datacentre operation Redstation for £8m
Pedestrians approached by street fundraisers are deliberately giving incorrect direct debit details, costing charities up to £50 each time
Network infrastructure specialist Siemon has launched a datacentre training and demonstration suite for its customers in Chertsey
Riverbed and OpNet integration gives IT access to both application and network performance management from a single appliance.
A CompTIA survey reveals cloud adoption trends -- one being confusion -- among IT organizations, and the cloud outlook for IT solution providers.
Node4-backed cycling team has unveiled its line-up for the 2013 Tour of Britain, which starts on 15 September
Many network engineers think server admins will use VMware NSX to seize control of networking. It doesn't have to be that way.
Within open SDN, there are two dynamics: trying new things and avoiding lock-in. Michael Bushong explains the area between progress and lock-in.
Two small-business Cisco specializations -- the Small Business and Small Business Foundation designations -- have been unified; and, more news.
Companies using cloud app deployment tools from startups such as Ravello Systems and CloudVelocity say they simplify the test and dev process.
Lexar's Professional Workflow Reader Solution flash memory device transfers video and images from up to four memory cards at once via one USB port.