Privacy groups raise concerns about Tesco’s plan to scan customers' faces in petrol stations for customised advertisements
Leicester hospitals study Atlantis ILIO flash caching to boost VDI storage efficiency and cut £500,000 a year from hardware refresh
Indonesian hacktivists have defaced Australian websites in response to reports that the Australian embassy was used for spying
Zurich Insurance Group has signed a five-year deal with Accenture to develop, implement and manage finance and business intelligence applications in multiple countries including the UK.
Software Asset Management specialist License Dashboard has extended its global partner network
HP makes redundancies across EMEA, Microsoft cuts Avnet from distribution pack, and Dell faces up to foul-smelling laptop problem. Catch up on last week's biggest channel news stories
Software defined storage player Nexenta has recruited an industry veteran to help it develop its strategy
Information security body (ISC)2 has launched a certification for security practitioners in the healthcare industry
Ministers at the DWP are to decide this month whether to scrap all of the £300m Universal Credit IT systems and start again from scratch
IT industry leaders discussed schemes including lessons for students in the workplace, and mentoring schemes for teachers and businesses
CEO Thorsten Heins resigns from BlackBerry board as the ailing firm gets a $1bn cash injection from Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd
Co-operative Bank has set aside £500m for four stage IT transformation as it attempts to stabilise after investors contribute to a £1.5bn rescue
Expanding MSP Six Degrees successfully selected for fourth phase of UK government’s G-Cloud project
Government Digital Service to establish new Crown Hosting Service to consolidate hosting across Whitehall, saving £530m per year by 2018
Overland Storage will have more of a footprint in Europe and Asia with the acquisition of Tandberg Data
CIOs are finding it difficult to find innovative technology solutions from the big established suppliers, and are having to search elsewhere
Cumulus Networks released version 2.0 of its Linux-based network OS for bare-metal switches based on Broadcom Trident II chips.
With BlackBerry's major shakeup this week, IT analysts believe a new CEO and more cash will help the troubled company head in the right direction.
Enterprise tools can provide IT admins with views of their software licenses and ease the migration pain from Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8.
HGST delivers its long-awaited helium drive, using the light gas to put seven platters and 6 TB of capacity in one drive and reduce power consumption.
Mobile operator EE has launched an LTE-Advanced network, which it claims to be the fastest 4G mobile network in the world
Facebook supports Apps for Good in encouraging young people to learn code
The back-office shared services company created by the government and Steria will benefit from experience gained on the NHS shared business service
Redstone has completed its restructuring with the sale of its Comunica infrastructure business for £9.5m
Comms Care has delivered a solid set of results thanks to more demand from resellers for its IT support services
Software as a Service (SaaS) is dominating cloud adoption as CIOs fail to meet their expectations regarding cloud computing services
The University of Dundee claims to have reduced the time its central IT department takes to install software to over 1,300 academics from days to hours, after investing in privilege management software
Data protection and governance vendor Druva announces it has hired Steve McChesney to head up the company's new indirect sales efforts.
CMS Distribution has extended its enterprise credentials after buying software distributor Interactive Ideas
Data protection specialist Druva has signaled that it wants to widen and extend its distributor and reseller base
Mobile broadband is one of the technologies that can see us through to a fully connected society, says communications minister Ed Vaizey
Java champion Adam Bien discusses Lambda and the reasons not to fear the move to Java 8.
Blackberry has parted company with its CEO as it continues to try to turn around the business
New high-density 10 GbE and 40 GbE Arista switches -- the 7000 X Series -- enable big leaf-and-spine networks and single-tier 'Spline' architecture.
The IT professionals tasked with fending off a barrage of server security threats are unsure of their ability to do so, according to a new survey.
UKFast CEO launches Ofsted-accredited training scheme offering complete salaries
EMC's Syncplicity online file-sharing software upgrade adds flexibility to select storage types and allows users to edit documents in Syncplicity.
Customers hope Rackspace's overhauled data centers will improve provisioning time and allow more workloads to move to the cloud.
As new payment programs go into effect, providers will need more data capture functionality from their EHRs, especially for managed care populations.
New EMC backup SVP discusses trends he sees for data protection over the next few years, including why BYOD isn't an IT priority and tape isn't dead.
With AWS re:Invent on the horizon, IT pros are hoping the cloud giant can answer pressing questions on its performance and API debates.
In this Q&A with ARMA 2013 speaker Veeral Gosalia, learn how mobile devices and the cloud complicate how organizations approach e-discovery strategy.
Data will have a large role to play in the designing of buildings in future cities, but the UK government needs to make data from planning and designs accessible now
Intralinks and Field Fisher Waterhouse have published a free guide to help enterprises share information without violating data protection laws
Microsoft has warned that hackers could exploit a zero-day vulnerability in the graphics component of key products to gain control of computers
Acer's CEO has resigned as the hardware player continues to struggle
The US government tops the list of governments requesting customer data from Apple, according to the firm’s latest transparency report
McDonald’s is engaging with customers by implementing interactive technologies in its restaurants
Networking specialists should start talking about the impact of Christmas on ecommerce infrastructure now according to Entanet
The BSA has urged customers moving to the cloud to use software asset management to ensure they are compliant and secure
Outsourcery and Dell have teamed up to provide an IL3 offering to central government
Global manufacturer Henkel has expanded its global IT service delivery agreement with Unisys to transform how it delivers IT to its 38,000 global workforce
Birmingham City Council has teamed up with Virgin Media Business and Global Reach Technology to provide free Wi-Fi throughout its city centre
Only 4% of UK consumers consider the makers of their mobile phone apps as the entity they most trust with personal data, a survey reveals
Ingram Micro has taken the wraps off its PrintSense service to help resellers get a slice of the managed print market
Gatwick Airport is using Google Street view to help passengers find their way around the airport and into the duty frees
As reported HealthCare.gov security issues continue to accrue, one expert claims the website security concerns have been "overblown."
Microsoft may be late getting in the EMM game, but analysts believe its integration with familiar products like System Center may give them a leg up.
Object storage from startup Exablox helped nonprofit Balboa Park Online Collaborative digitize museum collections and simplify backups.
Numerous OpenStack products were introduced or got a facelift this week, but IT pros say OpenStack still needs to be easier to deploy.
An OpenStack Summit end-user survey shows storage and backup rank sixth among top applications, workloads in use with OpenStack cloud technology.
Java author Adam Bien discusses business logic and software development in Java 7 and Java 8.
Cisco announced a number of new Application Centric Infrastructure products, which the company said will speed the application deployment lifecycle.
The UK’s technology trade association, formerly known as Intellect, has relaunched as TechUK, unveiling plans to create over 500,000 jobs by 2020
Microblogging service Twitter is to make its New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) debut at $26 a share on 7 November 2013, valuing it at $14.2bn
The latest version of the Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is aimed at making security part of “business as usual”
The latest Q3 PC shipment figures from Gartner make grim reading for those hoping for signs of recovery in the UK PC market
Fear of advanced cyber attacks is driving a shift from tried-and-tested risk-based security tactics, a survey has found
Lenovo's CEO believes there are still opportunities in the PC market as its key Chinese market continues spending
UK-born professionals need to “up their game”, according to research which shows productivity increases when businesses employ skilled migrants
Luxury brands do not need to jump onto social media sites to as part of their marketing and IT strategy
MPs say the Department for Work and Pensions must set out a clear IT strategy for Universal Credit and state how much money will be written off
Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in the graphics component of several key Microsoft products more widely than was initially thought
Version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard has few surprises, but a host of new requirements and challenges for merchants.
Cisco 'Mobility First' vision unveiled, including collaboration software and connectivity services for the mobile workforce.
IT services firm Cognizant has reported almost 22% sales growth in its latest three month business period as the double digit offshore-centric suppliers accelerate
When it comes to innovation, CIOs should think about the end consumer and how they will benefit from technology
At Fujitsu Forum in Munich, company leadership reflects on a busy year for its indirect business and ramps up the rhetoric against its rivals
In a move designed to attract committed resellers EfficientIP has launched a channel programme
PC sales to UK businesses slumped by more than a quarter between July and September 2013, according to research by Gartner.
Insieme, Cisco's SDN start-up, reveals its data center strategy with Nexus 9000 switches and a controller for an automated, app-aware network.
Java champion Adam Bien discusses how Project Lambda is impacting Java performance.
In addition to analytics, Big Data as a Service providers must offer high-bandwidth network connectivity and help for customers processing big data sets.
Midokura added a Layer 2 software gateway to its network overlay and will add hardware gateways soon. It also joined the OpenDaylight Project.
Learn how many apps the average user has and how many tablets you can expect in 2014.
Twitter’s shares closed on the first day of trading at $44.90, almost 73% higher than the company’s initial target of $26
Infosys study finds most customers who see digital channels will engage with brands but most stores do not have the technology
The Federation Against Software Theft is targeting users in the North of England with efforts to raise the awareness of the need to use legal products
Comms provider Fusion Media Networks is offering a lifeline to resellers hunting for an alternative to O2 Wholesale
Mass internet surveillance by US and UK intelligence agencies violates European law, according to a study by two academics
Business process outsourcing (BPO) fails to achieve business goals but automation software promises to free up resources
Security specialist Ballintrae has teamed up with Bradford Networks to provide the financial services sector with help tackling BYOD concerns
As one-third of large UK businesses plan to implement big data analytics programmes, demand for staff is set to rise to 69,000 jobs
Website invites ten hopefuls to compete for software engineer roles at the company
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has published the latest version of the data security standards
The prospect that the next CEO of Microsoft might offload some of the vendor's products looks more likely if Stephen Elop gets the job
F5 Networks introduces Synthesis, a new way to think about application delivery controllers that emphasizes a fabric over individual appliances.
Stonesoft top brass have been discussing their plans for the channel as the company undergoes its integration into McAfee
CA Technologies and EY hold event with search executives to boost the number of female FTSE 100 board directors
Twitter users discuss the release of SDN fabric Cisco ACI and how it will impact Cisco's relationship with VMware and change the future of networking.
The healthcare industry is excited about the potential of Google Glass, but few expect medical apps to be ready for the device soon.
The bring-your-own-device trend can put companies in hot water regarding employee privacy, but strong policy and the right tech can mitigate the risk.
Would you use one cloud to secure another? Some IT shops use Security as a Service to protect Infrastructure as a Service, with these results.
Cloud security commonly holds IT pros back from IaaS, but Security as a Service appeals to some, even for on-premises infrastructures.
Sanbolic Melio 5.5 storage and data management software platform expands hardware support to solid-state drives and PCIe flash.
Red Hat establishes an online enablement platform for partners with accreditation content; CA names Adam Famularo as North American channel chief.
Mac and iOS devices are becoming prevalent in the enterprise. IT must deliver Windows desktop apps to them, but VDI may not be the answer.
Companies are looking to in-house developers instead of giant software vendors to meet their increasingly focused application needs.
Microsoft social networking efforts center on Yammer with new Office 365 integration. Industry watchers question the value to enterprise customers.
Some consultants are finding Web application firewall products don't deliver due to poor deployment strategies and a lack of skilled maintenance.