A cyber attack has shut down a major link in Israel's national road network, experts claim
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) says a weekend test run of Twitter's initial public offering was successful
RM calls time on PC making after 35 years, Ingram bids farewell to Vandenbussche, and Micro-P gets a new coat of paint. Catch up on the biggest channel news stories from the past week
Managed security services provider formally rebrands as NTT Com Security
Sub-postmasters' claims of errors made by the Horizon accounting system could be completed in three months
Your willingness to negotiate can make a big difference to the deal you get, says Anthony Day, associate at law firm DLA Piper
Getronics UK CEO Mark Cook appointed to role of group chief executive officer.
Around 500 global stakeholders are to meet this week to give the final community feedback on the next version of PCI DSS
Loughborough University has cut maintenance costs and enabled a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scheme for academics with virtual desktops.
A new report, Partner InSite, from The Spur Group will track channel partner loyalty to tech vendors measured by language used on the partners' sites.
Daisy Group hits the acquisition trail again, buying Midlands-based technical maintenance and support services provider Indecs for a cash consideration of up to £18m
Entatech deepens relationship with Kingston Technology by adding its System Specific Memory products to its portfolio
Scribe's connection tools are allowing one LED company to move ahead with cloud applications.
Business automation firm Readsoft and outsourcer Goodwille have teamed up to offer cloud-based financial services based on Sage 50 Accounts
Problems finding skilled engineers has prompted BE Aerospace to sign deal with SuccessFactors for cloud HR technology.
The UK's National Crime Agency has arrested a 28-year-old British man on suspicion of hacking into US military and government systems
The US and Canada are planning to emulate the work of the UK’s Open Data Institute (ODI), created by Tim Berners Lee
Synology America introduces SMB-focused updates to DiskStation Manager, RackStation product lines to offer higher performance and better scalability.
Camera maker Nikon has used HP Autonomy to power a new educational website
Ingram Micro has teamed up with leading vendor members of the Channel Transformation Alliance – its cloud and MSP programme – to offer resellers, MSPs and ISVs vertical and LOB training
Apple’s quarterly profits have dropped year on year, despite the increase in iPhone sales
As the IT demands are being addressed in India’s Aadhar project there are new hurdles to overcome as legal challenges and waning citizen confidence emerge.
Cloud computing overtakes virtualisation, security, BI, database and project management as the most valued enterprise IT skill
Launch of Avnet Technology Solutions’ CloudEnhance channel programme intended to help partners address gaps around management of unstructured data
The widespread iOS app vulnerability, which stems from the way many mobile applications handle caching, allows attackers to control an app's content.
A new Quantum cloud backup service, which operates using a virtual dedupe appliance and vmPRO, enables MSPs and VARs to white-label backup services.
Organisations are beginning to raise concerns over supplier lock-in and compensation for missing service level commitments.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) served an £80,000 penalty notice to East Lincolnshire Council for losing sensitive data about hundreds of children with special educational needs
Apprentices to be graded on ability to make process clear for hiring employers, David Cameron announces
The acquisition of Computerlinks by Arrow Electronics formally closed on 28 October 2013
Uncertainty on energy policies could cause potential investors in the UK’s datacentre industry to look abroad instead, experts warn
Resellers and MSPs alike will be able to offer Quantum virtual deduplication appliance and vmPRO backup software-powered backup-as-a-service
Cloud WAN provider Pertino Networks adds app store, enabling the deployment of network services and security with just a few clicks.
Voice and comms distie VCOMM has launched an engineering and technical support service portfolio to encourage resellers and service providers to offer new products to their customers
Cloud and colo outfit Pulsant on the look-out for both reseller and referral partners
Identity services specialist Centrify seeking to attract more ISVs to its table
Buoyed by talk of software-defined storage, DataCore gives SANsymphony-V greater enterprise features and doubles the number of nodes supported.
The fourth version of of G-Cloud - G4 - has gone live, aiming to provide more SMEs a chance to win government IT contracts
Citrix has updated its XenMobile management platform with some important features, but hasn't reached its goal of 500 Worx apps.
Asigra's Cloud Backup Connector Appliance, which leverages the Cisco Cloud Connector Program, enables remote sites to connect directly to the cloud.
No modern network or IT system can withstand the onslaught of a skilled adversary, given focus and time, says Amit Yoran, general manager of RSA
The PCI SSC says hardware-based point-to-point encryption (P2PE) will better secure merchant card data and make PCI DSS compliance easier.
Microsoft has lifted the veil on how it maintains security for more than 200 cloud services, including Office 365, Windows Azure and Outlook.com
Insight has named former Microsoft VP and COO of Central and Eastern Europe, Wolfgang Ebermann, as its replacement for outgoing EMEA president Stuart Fenton
Teradata has announced that its database, analytics platform and applications will also be available in the cloud, initially in the US
Mike Gibbs is set to take over as BP’s group CIO when incumbent Dana Deasy leaves the energy company in December
The Post Office's Horizon accounting IT inquiry appoints former Lord Justice of Appeal Anthony Hooper to chair mediation stage
Just months after it had senior execs calm partner fears over the acquisition of its consumer business by BSKyB, Telefónica’s O2 Wholesale has ditched the channel altogether
Avnet among distributors cut from UK line-up as Microsoft repositions its distie strategy to account for its ‘devices and services’ strategy
Indian IT services supplier Infosys has agreed to pay $35m to settle a visa dispute with US authorities.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners have successfully completed their buyout of the company, but are having to deal with an unusually pungent technical issue affecting some Dell Latitude notebooks
Startups will find it hard to thrive outside London, says CEO of Mind Candy
Security firm Qualys has launched a security metrics initiative at RSA Europe 2013 conference in Amsterdam
Cloud portability and automated app development edge closer to practical reality with a new spin on application containers called Docker.
The Government Digital Service has started testing of a key system to support plans for citizens to securely prove their identity when accessing online public services
Add Asigra Cloud Backup to Cisco's ISR G2 router, and you have the Asigra Cloud Backup Connector Appliance for remote offices and SMBs.
Printerland, an Altrincham-based printer and ink reseller, has notched up an milestone £1 million worth of sales during a single week in September
When the University of Florida built a new data center, it chose the Terascala HPC storage appliance to store data from more than 150 research groups.
Cloud provider Outsourcery celebrates inclusion on 4th iteration of government's G-Cloud framework
Red Hat and Intel have collaborated to launch an initiative called On-Ramp to Enterprise OpenStack to help accelerate enterprise uptake of OpenStack
UK digital champion Martha Lane Fox calls for government, businesses and charities to promote innovative use of open data
Enterprises are beginning to notice a more tangible ROI for UC architecture deployments and tools, like cloud and video.
EMC's Isilon offers a primary deduplication option for its scale-out NAS as it chases enterprise customers.
With MetaFabric, Juniper spins a new architecture that ties together networking within and between data centers and evolves QFabric.
Emulex Flash Services aims to improve HBA performance for flash and virtual machines.
Embracing digital is the only way media organisations will survive, said chief technology officer of The Guardian, Tanya Cordrey
Google has expressed outrage while Yahoo has reiterated denials of complicity in response to reports that the NSA tapped into datacentre links
Adobe has revealed that a recent cyber attack compromised more than ten times the number of accounts initially reported
The latest figures on global IT outsourcing sales from ISG reflect a realignment in IT services as they are bought in different ways
Insight Enterprises sales and profits are both on the slide thanks to a poor third quarter showing at its EMEA operations
Components and enterprise computing distributor Arrow Electronics has revealed it saw little growth in overall revenues during Q3, while net profit dropped substantially
Customer fears around the prospect of cyber attacks is influencing how they plan their IT spending according to the latest Pearlfinders IT Index
Cyber security at the London 2012 Olympic Games was based on principles of security by design and extensive testing, says BT
The UK telecoms firm reports a fall in profits as it continues to invest into its new television services
The government is calling on industry and academia to help produce more data scientists in the UK
Companies are replacing 10-year old, on-premise HR systems, with cloud based alternatives, says consultant Jason Averbrook,
Not one of the UK’s 50 major cities has yet to reach average download speeds of 24Mbps – the government’s definition of superfast broadband
IT outsourcing market intelligence company ISG will soon release its first ever global public sector research report, reflecting the growing importance of the sector to the global outsourcing industry
Customers are still flocking to Tier 1 ERP vendors, but Panorama's latest research shows satisfaction isn't assured.
The top job within the division with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport charged with rolling out broadband across the UK is up for grabs
One year after Hurricane Sandy ripped through the East Coast, Peer 1's bucket brigade leader reflects on data center uptime and disaster preparedness.
There is no quick fix to enabling cyber threat information sharing, says the European RSA Conference Programme Committee
InTechnology, has secured a supplier listing in the government’s G-Cloud 4 procurement round and extended its cloud offerings to include Oracle-based platform-as-a-service
VanillaIP, the UC cloud provider, is partnering with City Lifeline to help shore up its delivery capacity to service providers in the face of demanding growth
Lloyds Banking Group has appointed a new CIO to replace the departing Darryl West
Research by Bersin by Deloitte shows that 86% of businesses have yet to progress beyond using their HR data to generate basic reports
Earlier this month, Glassbeam announced a new cloud-based platform designed for complex machine data analytics.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts was a victim of the Nirvanix storage cloud shutdown, but migrated to Amazon S3 to deliver Battlefield 4.
Xirrus' new dual-radio 802.11ac access point separates high-speed and low-speed clients by supporting both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz channels on both radios.
A microgrid approach using local power sources can help providers build out more self-sustaining, energy-efficient data centers.
Big companies must keep up with changing technologies by acquiring innovative startups, says Cisco
RM quits PC building after 35 years, O2 Wholesale pulls back from channel, and VMware brings own-brand hybrid clouds to the UK. Catch up on all the biggest stories from the past month
Top technology firms have called for reforms to the US government’s internet surveillance programmes
UK authorities are to study a decision by US aviation regulator FAA to allow the use of mobile devices throughout flights
The Indian rupee (INR) continues to fall and IT leaders must take a different approach to support their business in tougher times
Security researchers have discovered a LinkedIn scam profile configured to gain intelligence on LinkedIn users
The US mobile giant is rumoured to be looking for an entrance to the UK market by buying the UK-based firm
The latest Pearlfinders IT Index finds that customers are increasingly looking to the channel to help them host, test and manage applications
Max Life Insurance is harnessing a cloud based app to give thousands of its agents access to the most up to date information on mobile devices.
The consortium which bought billions of dollars of Nortel patents files lawsuits against the likes of Samsung, Google, HTC and Huawei for infringement
Server virtualisation start-up hunts partners for FVP flash hypervisor technology
Print vendor Brother to support British Cycling at 2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup
The Cabinet Office is working with Steria to create a joint venture that will consolidate government back-office functions, in a deal worth up to £1bn
Small IT shops adopt some of the same trends as large enterprises, but with much caution and attention to priorities. And mistakes are felt acutely.
Education Endowment Foundation and Nominet Trust announce £3.5m grant to test impact of technology on 18,000 pupils.
Smartphone shipments have increased by almost 50% year-on-year, according to a report by Juniper Research.
The BSI has certified the first two cloud service providers in the CSA Security, Trust and Assurance scheme
Governments around the world should look to startups to solve social problems more efficiently
Inktank releases new subscription-based enterprise version of open source Ceph storage, with graphical management tools and enhanced support services.
With uncertainty about BlackBerry's future, IT professionals and analysts look for enterprise mobile device alternatives to suit business needs.
Galahad, a technology training company has teamed up with the Cloud Industry Forum to provide buyers and resellers with an introduction to cloud computing
Datacentre and infrastructure supplier, Onyx Group, has bolstered its executive team with two new appointments as it ramps up an investment drive
University researchers worked with IBM and Adva Optical Networks to create SDN optical networks by converting OpenFlow control commands into SNMP.
DWP has refused to provide MPs with a copy of a review of the IT for the troubled Universal Credit project by programme chief Howard Shiplee
In five years’ time the security industry will have matured into a data-driven profession, RSA conference told
PCI DSS council has published a list of approved point-to-point encryption systems for the payment card industry
HealthCare.gov's shortcomings can be traced back to some IT fundamentals that its developers didn't -- or couldn't -- follow correctly.
Open data advocate and inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee has said we are still at the beginning of the journey to liberate data
City citizens need to be consulted about smart city projects to ensure their needs are accounted for.
Microsoft is pushing customers to migrate Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8 while some software vendors undermine its efforts by continuing app support.
The writing was on the wall before IBM shut down its SmartCloud Enterprise service in favor of SoftLayer.
Promise Technology launched the Pegasus2 desktop device with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, and the SANLink2 8 Gbps Fibre Channel Pegasus2-to-SAN bridge.
Solid-state array manufacturer SolidFire is looking to recruit systems integrators and VARs with experience in storage, virtualization and cloud.