Online property site Zoopla is considering a stock market flotation as the housing market starts to recover
Twitter UK general manager Tony Wang has announced he is to step down from the role and return to the US
Gartner warns resellers not to bank on cloud, German contract fall-out hurts Computacenter, and Trustmarque opens new London office. Catch up on the biggest channel news stories from the past week
Five years on from the Lehman Brothers crash and a survey by the FSB reveals that large numbers of small firms think that banks do not care about their businesses
Over the next two years, there will be an explosive growth in the number of enterprise cloud computing projects, shows study
Lloyds Banking Group websites, including the new standalone TSB, have been hit by problems on TSB launch day
Endpoint and server security vendor Bit9 selects value added distie Exclusive Networks to help grow its channel mindshare in the UK
With all eyes on California tomorrow the expectation is that a major product announcement will include an iPhone using biometric security
The mayor of London submits a plan to the Home Office proposing a “London Visa” to attract businesses to the capital.
Two-year investment in training and resources sees Softcat step up to elite Gold tier of Cisco resellers in the UK
Centrica has awarded a five-year contract to Capgemini UK for the management and support of its corporate global SAP service
Just days before a pivotal shareholder vote the main rival to Michael Dell's plans to take the vendor private have been halted
Four local authorities team up for the West Yorkshire project and award BT the contract for rolling out superfast broadband
Hackers are focusing on vulnerabilities in PHP web application development platform, threatening most websites, warns Imperva
We take a deep look at Cisco's response to the VMware NSX network virtualization platform and what it means about the future of SDN.
Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield will all get Vodafone’s 4G services from the end of September
US investor Carl Icahn has given up his bid to block a buyout by company founder Michael Dell
Capita IT Services has launched a cloud platform using Cisco and EMC’s datacentre in a box platform to offer cloud services hosted in the UK
Yahoo has begun legal action to demand the right to disclose the number of user data requests received from US national security agencies
Microsoft has sent out the invitations ahead of a launch later this month of the second generation of its Surface tablet
Microsoft has made the release code for Windows 2012 R2 available to developers and users through its MSDN and TechNet subscription
Housing association North Devon Homes builds dual-site Nexenta storage software arrays with hybrid flash as shared storage for VMware/Hyper-V virtual server environment
Storage vendor Western Digital on a quest to strengthen its channel and remind partners that following its acquisition of Arkeia, it also now does backup
Barclays' reception administration system has been down for almost two days, with no sign of when it is set to get fixed
Formed by staff from Camwood application management specialist Rimo3 has started business and is looking for channel partners
RSA reveals a number of products, including some that it previously sold direct, are now to be sold through the channel, and says it is working on the integration of the newly-acquired Aveksa lines
Security specialist LogRhythm has unveiled a marketing portal and an incentive scheme to support resellers
Software-only Red Hat Storage Server improves geo-replication performance and updates OpenStack support, but doesn't add erasure codes or SMB 3.0.
Western Digital will add more pieces to its flash portfolio with Virident Systems acquisition. Will HDD rival Seagate chase its own SSD technology?
Data center pros increasingly see SSDs as table stakes in the server market. In this atmosphere, Cisco purchased SSD integrator Whiptail.
802.11ac range is shorter than previous Wi-Fi standards. Enterprises can overcome range shortcomings with range extenders, additional access points.
The September 2013 Patch Tuesday releases included 13 bulletins from Microsoft, four deemed critical.
Microsoft delivered patches in 13 bulletins this week, including four critical bulletins. Recent versions of Outlook and Office are affected.
The fingerprint sensor in the newly unveiled iPhone 5S could mean the end of passwords, but Apple is keeping developers at arm’s length
The US tries to restore faith in a widely used encryption standard after Edward Snowden leaked documents showing the NSA has a backdoor
Almost £480bn of the UK government’s revenues are dependent on legacy IT systems that “could present a very significant risk”
With just a day to go before shareholders vote on Michael Dell's proposal to take the firm private the numbers are stacking up for the firm's founder
How can businesses make use of free or low-cost cloud storage services aimed at consumers, but ensure their data is safe and secure?
World-renowned data protection expert Jon William Toigo will lead a free disaster recovery seminar in London on 19 September
Incoming CEO Jim Darragh tasked with turning Ipanema Technologies into a “leading challenger” in WAN optimisation controller and services market
Registered Disk Partner scheme brings together key Hammer HDD vendors to give storage resellers new levels of support
Trade body CompTIA and Software Alliance Wales have announced the names of a number of Welsh resellers to earn CompTIA’s Accredit UK Trustmark+ standard following EU backing
Company schemes for staff to use their own devices are relatively new; CW500 delegates discuss bring your own device (BYOD) best practice
Government communications intelligence agency GCHQ has launched an online code-cracking competition with the aim of finding talented recruits
Customers looking to make a move off XP are turning to software asset management as a way of getting themselves ready for transition
Infosys is training staff at the India Post how to use its Finacle banking system after completing its roll-out at 155,000 post offices in India
Hot on the heels of Office Mobile for iPhone, Microsoft launches Office Mobile for devices using Google's Android operating system
Gartner has found that customers continue to value direct personal interaction when making technology purchases but also warns that users are much more in control
Google and Vidyo have partnered to enhance the scalable video codec in WebRTC to hasten the protocol's standardization and adoption.
Microsoft is offering technology startups in the B2B, consumer and gaming sectors the chance to apply for its accelerator programme in London.
£200m of IT work on the troubled Universal Credit programme could be written off, says government project management chief Norma Wood
Network security, Wi-Fi and data center upgrades top IT's 2014 wish list, according to new TechTarget network technology purchasing survey.
Cisco has announced it will buy flash array maker Whiptail for $415m in 2014, but how will it incorporate a standalone array into its UCS server platform?
Cisco's $451-million Whiptail acquisition gives it flash technology, but will the company's storage encroachment turn off long-time array partners?
SDN bloggers discuss an SDN book review, along with overlay networks and China's adoption of SDN.
Cloud certification and training tools offered by cloud providers are becoming valuable to customers who are lacking cloud-related expertise.
Microsoft and Nokia will each introduce new versions of their respective tablets, but how much damage each brings to the other remains to be seen.
Google is to face damages claims for privacy violations after a US judge ruled the firm broke the law when its Street View vehicles harvested unsecured Wi-Fi data
Yahoo and Facebook have called on the US government for greater transparency over the National Security Agency’s (NSA) data requests
IDC is forecasting tablets overtaking PCs in unit shipments in Q4 and then permanently from 2015
HSBC global banking vice-chairman Kevan Watts says US ‘protectionist tendencies’ lend Europe an opportunity to win investment from China
Having secured millions hybrid cloud provider Zynstra is planning to use some of the money to expand its channel activities
Huawei reaffirms its commitment to Android, but promises to remain a strategic partner with Microsoft, despite the Nokia acquisition
Cloud services firm InTechnology says bagging IG SoC NHS N3 level 11 accreditation badge over six months pre-deadline gives it a clear advantage over its competitors
Intel debuts a range of Chromebooks, using processors based on its new Haswell microarchitecture, including HP, Acer, Asus and Toshiba devices
Quantum’s StorNext big data tiered architecture operating software gets a boost to five billion files and a claimed 10x performance jump via multi-threaded CPU ops
KPMG figures reveal the IT sector has had its fastest rise in short-term positions since 1998, but the number of available candidates has declined
Value-added distributor Wick Hill and security firm Guidance Software have joined forces to help UK business address cyber threats
Security software vendor Guidance Software appoints Wick Hill to UK distribution line-up as it bids to expand its channel presence
EU Commissioner for the digital agenda Neelie Kroes has proposed an end to exorbitant mobile voice and data charges when abroad
Michael Dell has won his battle to privatise the company he founded in 1984, with shareholders voting in favour of the buyback.
The Cisco services business created a Services Security Practice and installed former Boeing security executive Bryan Palma to lead the venture.
The controversial practice of using EHR copy and paste functions to move text between patient records is drawing compliance-officer scrutiny.
Dell shareholders have given the majority approval needed by Michael Dell to take the company into private hands
Enterprise IT is ready to support Apple's new iPhones, which are sure to make their way into companies as employees buy the devices this month.
A mobile workforce that uses the cloud needs their company to think about end-user segmentation to determine the best devices for their needs.
New high street bank TSB might struggle to compete as a result of its reliance on the IT systems of Lloyds Banking Group, says OFT
Extreme Networks' acquisition of Enterasys Networks combines an end-to-end vendor with data center and campus-networking assets.
Kevin Brown steps down as Coraid CEO; new CEO Dave Kresse said he will accelerate the Ethernet SAN vendor's scale-out storage strategy.
Oracle launches faster, higher-capacity StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges and LTFS software to better compete with LTO-6.
Big Switch Networks refocuses its SDN strategy on bare-metal switches and software, moving away from overlays and OEM switches.
Resellers can now offer HP services that are designed to ease customers' data sanitization, retention and recovery efforts.
Denton Independent School District selected Cisco Show and Share for expanding student access to 'teacher's class materials for 'flipped learning.'
A défaut d'un grand bond en avant, la Commission propose aux opérateurs et aux utilisateurs un grand pas en avant pour les télécoms européens. Au programme, fin du roaming, uniformisation des contrats, convergence des cadres réglementaires et neutralité du net. Pas un mot en revanche sur un service universel du haut ou très haut débit.
After years of speculation, Twitter has finally announced that it has applied for an initial public offering
A survey of business and IT leaders has found that paper-based processes are creating inefficiencies
Michael Dell has indicated that the firm will invest in its hardware with PCs and tablets getting a boost as the vendor heads back into private hands
After five years in charge, Vodafone veteran Guy Laurence is leaving his role to head up Canadian firm Rogers Communications and will be replaced by Jeroen Hoencamp
SAP signs redistribution agreement to provide Intel Distributuion Apache Hadoop and Hortonworks Data Platform alongside SAP HANA in big data drive
Mindjet has reintroduced a product that it had planned to shelve after the channel caused it to change its plans
London police have arrested 12 men in connection with a foiled attempt to steal millions of pounds from Santander
Impact of accounting irregularities at Computer 2000 continues to hang over parent Tech Data
French banking giant Credit Agricole has created an app store to provide banking apps to customers and get ideas for new apps
The Education Foundation launches the EdTech accelerator programme for educators and teacher led start ups.
IBM and tech innovators such as Google have formed an open source server consortium around Power processors. Can they reinvigorate IBM Power?
ARC Advisory Group's latest WMS technology study shows that retail flexibility and system integration are areas of interest to consumers.
The new Juniper cloud specialization establishes three new partner types; IBM searches for a new channel chief as Bill Donohue steps down.
High-performance Ethernet switching vendor Extreme Networks buys campus networks and WLAN specialist Enterasys in all-cash deal
Since making its distributors training centres Kemp Technologies has been increasing the number of skilled reseller engineers
When nonprofit Cook Inlet Tribal Council sought to replace their offsite tape backup, the organization turned to Zetta.net's DataProtect SaaS.
Sea Tow marine assistance organization deploys PHD Virtual Backup and Rebit announces version 6 of its backup software.
Apple's free iWork is considered a Trojan horse, since it gives new iOS device users an office productivity suite ahead of Microsoft Office for iOS.
At Workday Rising, the vendor's annual user conference, executives announced its Big Data Analytics offering and gave a sneak peek at the roadmap.
Amazon Web Services will now allow reserved instances to move among availability zones and network types; users hope it's a sign of more to come.
On the heels of Echopass achieving PCI Level 1 certification, CISO Dennis Empey offers PCI guidance for other cloud providers navigating the process.
Tandberg Data announced earlier this week that its removable disk, NAS and tape storage products work with Veeam Backup and Replication v7 software.
Newly private Dell will be able to take more risks and move its devices and services ambitions forward. What will this mean for Dell PCs?