Security experts welcome a cyber threat exercise to test the resilience of the financial infrastructure to withstand cyber attacks
Fujitsu bosses rubbish Dell strategy, Acer CEO walks after losses mount, and Ingram Micro gets into managed print. Catch up on the biggest channel stories from the past seven days
The CBI has found in its latest SME trends survey that the sector is planning to invest next year after demand and output rose in the last quarter
Network Rail’s CIO launches a competition to encourage women into IT by offering to pay the winner’s first year of university fees
Networking and comms distributor Nimans ramps up preparations for widespread business adoption of 4G with a new channel guidebook
Researchers at security firm FireEye have identified two new Microsoft Internet Explorer zero-day exploits
BT tells Computer Weekly local councils' BDUK broadband data is too commercially sensitive to publish
The Internet of Things will be worth trillions of extra revenue and will grow faster than the traditional IT sector
Research shows traditionally risk-averse UK firms are being persuaded by the benefits of co-location, with more than 20% of servers now outsourced
KEYW spin-off Hexis Cyber Solutions has introduced a security data analytics system that competes with RSA's former NetWitness entry.
As EE launches 4G Wi-Fi services across rural Cumbria, the operator’s CEO criticises the government for focusing too heavily on fixed broadband infrastructure
A total of 82% of premises in Cornwall can now access superfast broadband as Superfast Cornwall aims to connect 95% by the end of 2014
The Midcounties Co-operative has increased the uses for its IT service management software since initially buying a system back in 2004
Mitel and Aastra Technologies have announced plans to merge, creating a billion dollar enterprise communications company with massively increased channel scale
The latest report into the financial services market from TechMarketView reveals a sector that is investing in software and IT services quicker than the rest of the economy
Cloud file-sharing and storage services offer IT admins more security and control to prevent corporate data loss.
Array Networks revamps mid-level ADC as it targets Software as a Service providers for its 2,048-bit SSL-compatible appliances.
Apple and Samsung are back in court to settle the final amount that South Korean firm must pay in damages for infringing patents
Information Commissioner Christopher Graham says issues of national security cannot be allowed to overshadow concerns of legitimate public interest
Apple and Samsung are back in court to settle the final amount the South Korean firm must pay in damages for infringing patents
Cloud player Rackspace has seen its income fall and sales rise as it continues to stick to a plan to grow the business
Financial services business GE Capital, is rethink its strategy for selecting strategic suppliers, in a bid to boost innovation within IT
After the surprise departure of Rob Orr this summer, the mobile manufacturer has appointed Alexandra Zagury as his successor
Cancer Research deploys EMC XtremSF PCIe server-side flash storage, cutting Oracle CRM queries from hours to seconds and regaining IOPS on main storage arrays
Market forecasts from analysts at Juniper Research suggest wearable smart glasses and watches will start to present a significant channel opportunity in the next five years
After the surprise departure of Rob Orr this summer, the mobile manufacturer has appointed Alexandra Zagury as Orr's successor
For enterprises trying to decide between a public or private cloud, the best choice may be a little bit of both.
Retailer John Lewis is encouraging university-leavers to apply for positions in its graduate development scheme
Financial services business GE Capital, is rethinking its strategy for selecting suppliers, in a bid to boost innovation within IT
Virgin Media will launch the superfast 152Mbps packages in February 2014 but reveals its prices will rise by almost 7% for cable customers
As it extends its reach into the mobile security space Acronis has built up its partner base with skills in that area
A digital services framework designed to give the public sector access to suppliers to help them design and build public services has gone live
FAST has warned that proposed changes to the consumer rights act will make fighting software pirates more difficult
The Avere FlashCloud addition to Avere's FXT edge NAS acceleration device connects to object storage from Cleversafe and Amazon without a cloud gateway.
Startup Maxta ships storage software that can replace a traditional SAN for VM storage by aggregating capacity and compute on commodity servers.
Patch Tuesday brings fixes for a zero-day flaw, Hyper-V, Microsoft Office and more. But only one could be called the "coolest."
Microsoft has published eight security bulletins for the November 2013 Patch Tuesday monthly security update, addressing 19 vulnerabilities
Indian cloud data center traffic will increase four-fold by 2017 with 17% of services accessed by mobile users, according to Cisco
Sainsbury’s online grocery channel has grown 15% year-on-year, resulting in an annual turnover of £1bn
Consulting and outsourcing company Xoomworks claims to be making savings of over £10,000 a year, after introducing a cloud-based system to track its consultant’s billable hours.
Amazon Web Services is increasing the support for those resellers that put some consulting muscle behind selling its cloud offering
Enterprise mobility management specialist MobileIron adds new Android support options to its offering and seeks resellers looking to flip users away from BlackBerry
English patients are willing to change doctors to access to Electronic Medical Records (EMR), but only 16% of them currently have access, according to Accenture
Security specialist AVG has extended the functionality of its CloudCare platform adding online backup to the options resellers can offer SMEs
IT consultancy Ballintrae continues to strike partnerships to widen the services it can offer its financial services customer base
Poundland is implementing Microsoft Office 365 to enable staff to collaborate and communicate more efficiently.
More than half of the world’s 50 biggest bank websites have been hit by security incidents, a study has revealed
Enterprise information security needs to go beyond traditional ways of thinking, according to Hewlett Packard
Symantec launched a new partner plan at Symantec Partner Engage 2013, highlighted by greater support from inside sales and new rules of engagement.
The Cloud Security Alliance software-defined perimeter initiative is meant to secure BYOD and the collective 'Internet of Things.'
Latest Silicon Valley start-up to hit UK shores pledges to turn video into a mass market proposition, and signs up big AV channel guns Imago and InterCall
SDN bloggers discuss how a Microsoft-Big Switch SDN partnership would work and how to install Open vSwitch v2 on RedHat Fedora 19.
Facebook revealed that Open Compute will likely accept contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus into its bare-metal switch project.
Channel finance specialists Syscap are offering resellers support as they start to move to subscription-based business models
Peterborough City Council signs CityFibre for a privately funded fibre network offering 1Gbps to 80% of its businesses by 2015
New survey data shows BYOD is a top concern for CIOs, yet there's a large discrepancy for that in IT budgets. What can CIOs do to bridge the gap?
At the Amazon Web Services re: Invent 2013 conference, the Cloud Security Alliance announced a new initiative to address cloud security challenges.
The Conservative Party has been widely criticised after Computer Weekly revealed it removed all its pre-General Election speeches from the web
With on-site energy generation -- and a heliport -- Niobrara is designed to never lose data center power.
Discover the latest AWS products being announced at re:Invent so you have all the information you need to master the AWS cloud.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational DBMS highlights notable vendors and predicts growth in the market that will lead to fierce competition.
Exhibitions, IT presentations at RSNA 2013 shine spotlight on clinical decision support, VNA image storage and mobile devices to enable new workflows.
Red Hat unveils Red Hat CloudForms 3.0 and welcomes cloud providers to its OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Program.
Multiple SSID network configurations can be trimmed down with dynamic policy controllers in order to boost wireless LAN performance.
A recent study by IDC examined the factors involved in a customer's choice of a managed print service provider, including 'win factors.'
A new study has found that most vulnerabilities in Android smartphones from Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and Google were put there by manufacturers.
IBM's purchase of EMM platform Fiberlink is expected to give the tech giant the tools it needs for a full mobile management service with MaaS360.
Amazon Web Services' annual conference opens with product announcements to the 8,000 strong crowd during the keynote
Amazon WorkSpaces give IT shops a way to quickly and cheaply deploy virtual desktops from AWS – and it gives Citrix and VMware a run for their money.
Amazon's new audit logging API is a step ahead but enterprise customers want more and some shared cloud security tricks and tips at re:Invent
Ikea's priority is to get closer to its customers using a multi-channel approach which combines digital and traditional methods
Facebook identifies users compromised by the theft of Adobe credentials with security questions before granting them access
A US teenager pleads guilty to hacking computer webcams to take photos of women in the US and Ireland to blackmail them
The European aviation regulator is to follow the US lead in easing restrictions on the use of mobile electronic devices during flights
Financial results showing an impact on revenues from a challenging market have been issued by both NetApp and Overland Storage
Logicalis names seasoned industry executive Gary Bullard as successor to outgoing CEO Ian Cook
Shell has simplified and standardised business processes in its business focused on refining and marketing activities for oil products and chemicals, through a global SAP upgrade
Amazon Web Services has taken the wraps off a PC virtualisation product that it claims is cheaper than rival offerings
Networking giant Cisco expects revenues to fall by up to 10% this quarter as it fails to build momentum in emerging markets
Networking bellwether posts small first quarter growth in sales but misses profit targets by a country mile as the impact of the NSA spy scandal on US businesses hits home
Highly Reliable Systems recently announced that it added NAS-to-NAS replication and SpeedSeed technology to its NetSwap systems.
Fife Council has implemented a mobile flexible working programme that allows employees to use mobile devices to simplify business processes
At the ACSC conference, security leaders from industry and government proposed several new information-sharing models for cybersecurity threat data.
Monitoring IT systems is not enough for organisations in some sectors which are totally reliant on IT to run their business
Andy Travers joins high-performance networking security specialist Fortinet to spearhead growth and expansion in the UK, Ireland, Nordics, Germany and Netherlands
The Welsh capital signs a deal with BT in its bid to become a ‘super connected city’
Extreme's new data center switch eases migration to 10 GbE and 40 GbE, with 32 QSFP+ ports engineered for either 32 40 GbE or 104 10 GbE.
Microsoft has cut the ribbon on a Cybercrime Center as it looks to bring greater coordination in its fight against online criminals
Movie special effects production shop Framestore deploys Avere NAS acceleration and caching to boost access to high-resolution movie files in 1PB storage infrastructure
Pivotal's latest offering includes private PaaS for enterprises. Sounds great in theory, but will it work across multiple platforms?
EMC's fast storage array took the slow route to market, but XtremIO all-flash array became available today after 18 months of development.
Developers focused on iOS and Android apps can create Microsoft Windows apps at the same time, thanks to Microsoft's new partnership with Xamarin.
It's time for Dreamforce! Find out what new innovations will be announced in San Francisco this year.
This week, the Cloud Security Alliance works on a framework of cloud security controls to protect BYOD users, while Rackspace Q3 profits fall short.
Google will add live migration for VMs running on its IaaS platform, which just might signal itself as a legitimate threat to Amazon in the market.
Both enterprise and startups can benefit from the cloud, enabling employees to become more innovative, says Amazon Web Services
At ConnectWise IT Nation 2013, the company drills into new features of its business and professional services automation platform.
Cisco competitors blasted the new Cisco SDN strategy, saying it uses inflexible hardware for software-driven networks and bypasses SDN standards.
Several startups chose AWS re: Invent as a platform to showcase how they utilised the cloud service provider to get off the ground.
AWS has moved far beyond Infrastructure as a Service with Amazon Kinesis, PostgreSQL database support in its Relational Database Service and more.
Google's controversial plan to scan millions of books and sell them online has finally been given the green light by a New York court
Virtualisation specialist Veeam is planning to expand both its reseller numbers and headcount as it plans for more growth in 2014
Gartner's analysis of the third quarter indicated that Lenovo managed to grab some market share from rivals
More than 1.1 million tablets were sold in India during the second quarter of 2013 – 107.4% more than the same period last year
HP and Google have been forced to suspend sales of the Chromebook 11 after users reported power supply problems
Indian businesses plan to implement big data initiatives next year as analytics becomes a strategy for 71.3%, according to research
Social media integration with contact center products can help enterprises upgrade their call center strategies by providing social customer care.
The need to remain competitive as well as compliant is driving spending in the financial services sector
Are you exploring open source SDN technology? SearchSDN and Juniper Networks partner on Twitter to talk about open source SDN and its benefits.
Five consultancies have been named in the government's Certified Incident Response scheme
Ingram Micro rolls out new and enhanced support for public sector partners; The ASCII Group announces a partnership Client Heartbeat; plus, more news.
Palm Beach County school district uses Actifio to tame copy data and manage data protection of more than 1 PB of information.
Western Digital redesigns its My Book line of external desktop drives to provide more storage capacity and enhanced data protection.
Amazon AppStream offers a cloud-based approach to application streaming, but there are challenges that may diminish the benefits to enterprises.
Not to be outdone by IBM, Oracle has purchased EMM provider Bitzer Mobile. But is it too late for Oracle to be a major mobile player in enterprises?
Database security specialist DB Networks introduces SQL security appliance to detect obfuscated malicious traffic.