Chief information officers (CIOs) and chief marketing officers (CMOs) are failing to collaborate adequately and putting marketing strategies at risk, according to research by Accenture
The move by the Prime Minister to highlight the need to do something about late payments has been welcomed by business groups
More backup and recovery solutions will be delivered via the cloud as part of a wider platform sale according to IDC
Chancellor George Osborne announces partnership with Chinese industry to bring more than 16,000 jobs to Manchester
Businesses can increase data protection and decrease cost by baking in information security from the start of any IT project
BT joins East London's TechHub encouraging startups to develop applications and services using superfast connectivity
The Indian government is trying to strengthen cyber security with the new cyber policy, but little is yet understood about how the ambitious proposals will be put in place
The mobile operator pays out £6.6bn for Germany's largest cable company
Research from Quocirca commissioned by Citrix has revealed that there is a struggle finding the skills to support a 24/7 always on approach to service provision
The Scottish government is piloting how Windows 8 could be used to improve citizen relationship
Virtual currencies are being used for a very wide range of crime – including contract killings – says a report by security firm McAfee
Car rental firm Hertz is using VMware to virtualise 4,000 PCs across its European operations
Microsoft's search for a CEO replacement for Steve Ballmer is continuing to gather steam with more names being linked with the job
Italy’s first open university, Marconi University, has launched an IT project to host its e-learning services on a cloud platform
Exclusive Networks Group has launched a new distributor in the UK Big Technology aimed at the datacentre market
Employers look abroad for new talent, as UKs young people leave school without the right skills, finds City & Guilds survey
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced Kevin Cunnington as director general for digital transformation
In our latest Product Spotlight, we shine a light on secure file transfer services and systems that reduce risk and emphasize compliance.
Startup vendor Netskope released a report detailing cloud app security ratings, but the company's CEO warned against simply blocking riskier apps.
The latest mobile thin clients offer enterprises an alternative to tablets with improved data security for virtual desktops.
The new version of VMware's physical desktop management product, Horizon Mirage, will now manage persistent View virtual desktops too.
Vohkus in hiring mode, big week at Computer 2000, and Micro-P swoops on Cohort. Catch up on the biggest stories from last week on MicroScope
In his VMworld Europe 2013 keynote, Pat Gelsinger has urged VMware partners and customers to virtualise the entire datacentre and announced the acquisition of DaaS firm Desktone
BT, GCHQ and the National Crime Agency (NCA) join forces to test finalists in this year's Cyber Security Challenge UK
D-Link has begun releasing security patches to close the backdoor discovered on some of its routers
Genesis Technical Systems has appointed a telco veteran to head up its UK operations
The heavy regulation of the trading sector is driving IT investments and suppliers are reacting with services that help companies comply
Tech Data veteran Mark Glasspool has taken over responsibility for the distributor's efforts in the consumer electronics space
VMware has built a hybrid cloud service in Europe available to UK customers who want to bridge private and public services
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has launched a formal study into the supply of IT products and services to the public sector
VMware is bringing its own brand vCloud Hybrid Service to Britain, and has revealed plans to build out a two tier channel to support its ambitions, insisting it means partners no harm
The communications company will rebrand in time to launch its latest unified communications solution, code-named Project Ansible
VMware has acquired desktop as a service provider Dsktone in a bid to deliver a cloud-based PC for about the cost of a laptop
As Avaya launches the latest version of its IP Office suite, distribution partner Westcon is following through with a major push into the midmarket
Global datacentre traffic will grow threefold to reach 7.7 zettabytes annually by 2017, study finds
VMware’s VSan storage virtualisation is all set for general availability, but even VMware execs say it’ll be a while before it’s fit for enterprise-level vSphere storage use cases
In a move designed to try and make it easier for system integrators to work on public sector contracts with SMEs channel player ASM Technologies has unveiled a new service
Intelligent data centers, disruptive workforces, IT demand through the roof and other trends that'll rock your 2014 IT infrastructure and operations.
No longer a VTL-only holdout, Sepaton launches VirtuoSO backup appliance with NAS interface and plans to add Fibre Channel support.
Coho Data comes out of stealth with Coho DataStream object-storage array with commodity hardware, MLC PCIe flash and a software-controlled switch.
At the HR Technology Conference, Lisa Rowan said while enterprise social technology is siloed today, social will eventually be ubiquitous.
VMware officially joins the DaaS market with its acquisition of Desktone, signaling that Desktop as a Service is here to stay.
It may not be bringing sexy back, but Windows Server 2012 R2 is bringing shadowing back to Remote Desktop Services. It's a feature admins sorely missed.
It's an administrators nightmare to find out that an important JVM has gone down. However, by using java-monitor, admins can learn more about their JVM and minimize downtime.
Siemens Enterprise Communications changed its name to Unify in a rebranding effort emphasizing unified communication technology.
Yahoo has reported revenue of $1.14bn for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, a 5% fall compared with the same period a year ago
Intel profits dipped after it announced that production of its next-generation PC chip, Broadwell, will be delayed by a quarter
Intel has delayed the release of its Broadwell chip as a result of technical issues as it delivers downbeat Q3 numbers
Cloud specialist UKFast is planning to reinvest its profits in more datacentre capacity
First half sales at Westcon and Logicalis parent Datatec are comfortably up on last year, but the impact of an ERP roll-out at Westcon’s US operation has hurt the group’s overall performance
Insurance software and IT services firm SSP implements SAP’s SuccessFactors to improve its recruitment and skills development
The UK is an attractive location for IT services and BPO suppliers as these services mature beyond being used merely as a cost-cutting tool
Huawei says it will build an R&D centre as part of its £1.3bn UK investment after the firm's CEO met Chancellor George Osborne
Franco Bernabè has resigned his post as chairman of the GSMA following his departure from Telecom Italia
Nearly two-thirds of government organisations will get rid of the CIO or chief digital officer role to eliminate overlap, says Gartner
Wireless networking specialist Anite has warned that uncertainty in the mobile market has hit its handset testing operations
Organisations are struggling to solve the security problems created by personal devices accessing corporate data, a study has revealed
Distributor VIP Computers has added a couple of million pounds to the credit available to resellers as it prepares for a busy end to the year
The latest State of the Internet report from Akamai shows the UK rising up the ranks when it comes to average connection speeds
Following its eConsent pilot, HHS created a site aimed at helping providers and patients navigate the exchange and use of personal information.
Enterprises need to reinvent WAN architecture for cloud services. The data center can no longer be the gateway to the Internet.
VMware adds cloud backup and Data Domain support to vSphere Data Protection (VDP) and VDP Advanced (VDPA) apps, which use EMC Avamar under the hood.
Fusion-io launches products from its NexGen Storage acquisition. Its SPX bundle combines an ioControl hybrid appliance with server flash.
Windows 8 tablet and virtualization deployments in educational IT echo enterprise challenges, giving IT admins lessons from their school counterparts.
Dell's new endpoint management tools will let IT admins do more from their mobile devices, but the company has yet to fully integrate these products.
Gatwick Airport has embarked on a five-year project to replace its 60-year-old communications infrastructure with a cloud-based system
IBM has missed revenue targets as a result of declines in its hardware business and its weaker performance in emerging markets
The UK mobile operator is targeting its 4G broadband packages at rural areas missing out from superfast connections
The Dexter payment card skimming malware discovered last year has resurfaced in South Africa, resulting in millions of pounds lost to fraud
Benjami Puigdevall Esteve, head of electronic channels at the Spanish bank La Caixa believes Spain will lead the way with NFC payments in 2014, with hopes that the trend will also take hold of the rest of Europe.
La Caixa is looking for ways to innovate in an increasingly competitive environment, and is turning to startups for new and niche technologies
The number of DDoS attacks over 20Gbps so far this year is more than three times greater than for the whole of 2012 data shows
The UK has called for an open and borderless internet at the opening ceremony of the Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013 in South Korea
Voice, data and mobility specialist Gamma Network Solutions wins coveted position on Government Procurement Services Telephony Services Framework
The mobile operator has been pulled up by the ASA for publishing maps that misled customers, raising coverage expectations to above what was available
Accountancy player IRIS Software has acquired cloud bookkeeping specialist KashFlow
VMware announced general availability of its NSX network virtualization software, but it won't tell us how much it will cost.
Application development platform specialist Progress is looking to work with more managed service providers
Microsoft has made downloads of Windows 8.1 available to users
A top challenge facing information security professionals is the multiple points of entry created by new technologies, says Ron Hale, acting CEO of Isaca
This is the last Community Technology Preview (CTP) for SQL Server until it becomes generally available in the first half of next year.
Lenovo is on track to become the leading PC maker in the European market, according to a report by Gartner.
Schools minister David Laws says more bursaries and scholarships will be provided to attract top graduates in computing, maths, physics and chemistry into teaching
In its first overhaul since World War II the government is consolidating six security bands to three with a system deemed more appropriate in the digital age.
Hitachi Data Systems adds private storage cloud tools, including an expansion of its Unified Compute Platform (UCP) VMware-centric stack.
In the age of cloud computing, why did the Healthcare.gov site collapse under its traffic load? IT pros say cloud could have prevented that.
Despite the decrease in worldwide PC adoption, vendors are readying enterprise-level Windows 8.1 notebooks for Q4. Here's what's coming.
Consumers may or may not cotton to Google Glass, but in healthcare, there are opportunities for using the device -- especially among surgeons.
The first high-growth UK companies have been chosen for the government’s Future Fifty fast-track programme.
Huawei has reiterated denials of government influence and called for common international cyber security standards
The ongoing decline in the PC market can be seen in Q3 numbers from chip maker AMD
MEPs will amend the European Parliament’s radio equipment directive forcing mobile manufacturers to make their handsets compatible with a standard power source
The online retail market has seen its highest growth period for 13 years.
Resellers have been urged to embrace social networks to make sure they are able to take advantage of a growing route to customers and suppliers
A new deal between Westcoast and HP will see partners get access to pay-as-you-go cloud options to offer to their customers
Rumours are rife that the Chinese PC and laptop manufacturer will buy the struggling mobile firm
IDC has highlighted the end of Windows XP support as a factor in corporate desktop spending in the third quarter
Atos WorldGrid, filiale d'Atos, signe un contrat de 10 millions d'euros sur trois ans avec GrDF portant sur l'intégration des SI du projet de compteur à gaz intelligent, Gazpar.
US researchers have identified 25 zero-day vulnerabilities in industrial control SCADA software from 20 suppliers that is used to control critical infrastructure systems
ForeScout ControlFabric offers open publish-and-subscribe integration with network access control to third-party security platforms.
The CEO of the Wi-Fi Alliance claims ‘the era of reticence and resentment is gone’ and mobile operators are now looking to how Wi-Fi can benefit them, rather than seeing it as their enemy
The Open Networking Foundation forms a northbound interface working group to model and prototype technology, but not to necessarily pursue a standard.
Violin tunes its all-flash arrays to work with Microsoft Windows Servers 2012 R2 and reduce latency when running apps such as SQL Server and Exchange.
Acronis Storage is cloud backup software for service providers and enterprises who want to build private clouds.
DDN Web Object Scaler proved an ideal fit for 1 TB per week of specimen images from microscopes at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 offers functionality improvements and competes with products from Veeam, which could drive prices down.
Oracle has named Rich Geraffo as its new channel chief, replacing Judson Althoff; Tech Data signs distribution deal with Unitrends.