Top technology firms have joined forces to call for urgent reforms of all internet surveillance programmes
Trustmarque has picked up Glasgow-based Opin Systems as it looks to extend its reach in Scotland
AMD sees bespoke system builders fighting back, EC lets DiData acquisition plans slip, and Microsoft simplifies licensing. Catch up on the biggest channel news stories from last week
Hundreds of flights at several UK airports were delayed or cancelled at the weekend because of a computer failure at National Air Traffic Services (NATS)
The government allocates £100m of the Urban Broadband Fund to enable small businesses in 10 cities across the UK to get faster internet connections
Arrow's cloud platform will also include trial options and promotions to provide resellers with incentives to share with customers
Iomart-owned Backup Technologies offers migration path for stranded Symantec Backup Exec.cloud partners and customers
Logicalis survey reveals 13-17 as ‘digital ready’ generation who see Bill gates as top role model
The roll-out for Universal Credit will see 200,000 benefit claimants transferred to new IT system every month over a 14-month period to end of 2017
54.8% of Indian CIOs will increase their cloud computing budgets in 2014, with software as a service (SaaS) the most common
NetCitadel ThreatOptics automates assessment and remediation of network security threats by correlating and analyzing third-party security data.
Nation-states are turning their attacks toward the cloud. One expert explains why he believes security automation is the only viable defense tactic.
This year, solid-state flash storage joined mainstream storage conversations. These five stories include technologies that are shaping flash use.
Symantec Storage Foundation gets two new flash-related features: Flexible Storage Sharing to cluster apps on DAS, and SmartIO for flash caching.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is scrapping £40.1m of IT work on Universal Credit, and a further £91m will be written off over five years
HP launches converged systems specialized for virtualization, hosted desktops and big data, with support for the channel ready on Day 1.
OCZ Technology's pending bankruptcy filing may start a public-auction bidding war among disk manufacturers looking for entrance into the SSD market.
The London Borough of Islington is using technology to ensure its staff are as productive as possible travelling along a ‘smart working journey’
With all the cloud storage and file-sharing platforms available, it can be hard to choose. Use our chart to compare features, pricing and more.
HP hopes its new converged systems can claim a bigger slice of the big data and virtualization pies, but will users already committed to cloud respond?
The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize the best data center products and technologies. Find out which products won in the areas of cloud computing, mobility, storage and more.
Cisco looks ahead to a strong 2014 and claims its Cisco Powered cloud and managed services business is sprinting ahead of its resale business
Despite only a 3% increase, Manpower survey reveals telecoms and media sector in demand for roles in mobile, cable and TV.
The NSA and GCHQ sent spies into online games to monitor targets and recruit informants, according to documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden
Aldi's £80 tablet has reportedly sold out just a couple of days after going on sale for £80
Microsoft has followed up its recent general statement of intent to protect customers from government snooping with details of stronger security.
Last-minute gadget shopping got you down? Let our experts guide you to the most sought-after geek gifts for the technically inclined.
NASDAQ tells Tech Data it has until 27 March 2014 to shape up or ship out
A leading member of a gang involved with a missing trader scam has been ordered to pay up to £3.3m or face more time behind bars
The Australian Federal Police plans to introduce technology used by a US spy agency to collect emails and other information transmitted by computer
In its latest threat report Sophos has warned against the growing complexity of mobile security threats
NATS will be investigate contingency challenges of offering a service that is 100% available after last week's outage caused many delays at airports across the UK
Members of the European Parliament have questioned European Commission plans to improve Safe Harbor data protection standards
Enterprise data centers can follow the Web-scale IT strategy of Facebook, Google and other giants by implementing these five tips from Gartner.
Cleversafe brings out high-performance Slicestor object storage appliance to increase the number of objects per second it can deliver.
Pica8's OpenFlow starter kit ships with a bare-metal switch, controller and network tap application for testing SDN's monitoring use case.
HP aims four new multifunction printer (MFP) models with enhanced management capabilities at managed print services providers.
Dell EqualLogic storage gets its first all-flash array, as well as a hybrid array and four new spinning disk versions of the iSCSI platform.
Our IT priorities survey offers a glimpse into data center managers' technology plans, their concerns and their focus for 2014.
Microsoft's December Patch Tuesday release addresses a recent zero-day vulnerability affecting TIFF images, but leaves a Windows XP zero day for 2014.
Microsoft patched critical vulnerabilities in Exchange and Internet Explorer in December's Patch Tuesday, rounding out a busy year for administrators.
HTML5 promises Web developers a host of streamlined and cross-platform development updates. But becoming a standard is not a given.
Apache Hadoop 2 is now generally available, but most organizations lack the necessary skills to support the big data platform in-house.
The UK is preparing to launch its official internet archive without internet access, after the publishing industry put restrictions on its release
A review into the government’s digital strategy has been made one year after it was first published.
Cyber criminals are planning to produce new forms of ransomware on an unprecedented scale, according to IT security firm Sophos
Thirteen people have pleaded guilty to taking part in DDoS attacks on eBay’s Paypal, organised by the Anonymous hacker group in 2010
London Fire Brigade (LFB) captures public interest with 'Fifty Shades of Red' social media campaign, saving substantial costs of advertising
Southern Water is updating its billing system to provide more information to customers to help them reduce water consumption
Cloud infrastructure specialist Outsourcery raises £4.2m from a new share placement as it builds out a CESG IL3-compliant platform for government work
HP has used its Discover event in Spain to launch a range of hardware products to appeal to customers in what is left of Q4 and the year beyond
Having broken through the 10m unit sales barrier with the Galaxy Note 3 Samsung has demonstrated a growing demand for phablet products
Researchers at Michigan Technological University (MTU) have developed a low-cost 3D printer capable of producing steel objects
A survey of SME buyers by datacentre and comms provider Node4 suggests growing confidence that budgets will rise
The Federation Against Software Theft has warned the government that there could be dangerous consequences of its proposals to widen private copying exemptions
The General Court of the European Union rules Microsoft’s $8.5bn acquisition of Skype adheres to competition rules
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has failed to achieve value for money during the development of the Universal Credit IT system.
Intel signs Sigma Software Distribution to carry its development tools product range
The top 100 paid Android apps and 56% of the top 100 paid Apple iOS apps have been hacked, research has revealed
The government is seeking a deputy chief technology officer who will report to CTO Liam Maxwell
Learn how recruitment leaders at General Electric and CH2M Hill engage passive candidates through candidate relationship management technology.
Box is extending its relationship with the partner community by adding the new Box Services Partner Program customized for SIs and consultants.
Server managers detail their data center plans for 2014 and offer insights into the systems management and career challenges they face.
On Dell World Day 1, Dell said it will incent its direct sales team to work with the channel and move to a channel-led approach for named accounts.
HP rolls out new CloudSystem for OpenStack-based private clouds, but IT pros say it's still uncommon to find such environments among enterprises.
Rob Arnold, industry analyst for Frost & Sullivan predicts deeper integration between social enterprise tools, UC and collaboration offerings in 2014.
After a year of change, what's around the corner for consumerization of IT and mobile enterprises? What the experts predict for 2014 may surprise you.
VMware vCloud Director has already begun to meld into vCloud Automation Center. Find out what cloud software VMware will integrate next.
Dell has announced a new PS6210 at the top end of its iSCSI SAN EqualLogic family with all-flash array and hybrid flash variants
The UK government introduces security kitemark pas part of plans to expanding partnerships on cyber security with the private sector in 2014
UK government will expand cyber security partnerships with the private sector in 2014 as part of the National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS)
Police have arrested four people suspected cyber criminals and seized £80,000 in cash and a live grenade after the theft of £1m from two banks
Indian organizations will spend $404m on cloud services by the end of 2013, representing a 33.6% increase over 2012, according to Gartner
The energy firm admits to poor customer service after issues from transferring to a new SAP system, just weeks after announcing it would cut almost 1,500 jobs and take on a new outsourcing contract to save on customer service costs
With cyber threats becoming ever more sophisticated the expectation from Sophos is that some of its rivals will struggle to keep up next year
Microsoft hopes launch of partner-driven Cloud OS Network will be a powerful counter to the likes of Amazon Web Services
The latest figures from Ofcom indicated that Brits are leading the way spending more online than global counterparts
The latest server tracker figures from IDC reveal a continued decline in the market across EMEA
Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) is calling for written submissions for its inquiry into the laws governing intelligence agencies
Cloud OS Network aims to woo organisations seeking hassle-free hybrid cloud
BT teams up with local charities and government organisations to put £330,000 into helping Plymouth residents get online and learn digital skills
The UK government’s report on progress the National Cyber Security Programme has widely been welcomed by the IT security community and industry
A recent study from Intronis examined the triggers of cloud backup conversations with customers, the motivating factors for deployment and more.
Fluke AirMagnet's new cellular spectrum security capability, coupled with Wi-Fi monitoring, can help regulated enterprises ensure compliance.
Expert Pete Adams explains how overprovisioning is one of two mistakes IT pros make when running an infrastructure in the cloud.
Symantec's Backup Exec.cloud customers need another way to protect data, and many must pay for two services until migrating off Symantec's cloud.
Dell became the latest infrastructure player to enter the crowded EMM field with a new platform combining its many recent acquisitions in the space.
IT admin teams that use too many cloud automation tools can cause more problems than they solve. Here's how to choose the right cloud management tool.
With a breadth of new cloud service partnerships, Dell continues to lay the foundation to become a cloud provider for enterprises.
This week, HP ended its AWS EC2 support in its Public Cloud portfolio, while SugarSync dropped its freemium business model for a paid-only strategy.
On Day 2 of Dell World 2013, Michael Dell calls the company "the world's largest startup"; execs talk partner opportunities in multiple divisions.
Cosmetics giant Avon has halted its multi-year SAP rollout due to a poor return on investment.
With more than double the average number of complaints, EE – previously Orange Broadband – has been named the most complained about broadband provider by Ofcom for the fifth consecutive quarter
Scottish citizens will have a single point of access to digital local government services via a system supplier by Indian IT services firm, TCS.
Parliamentary ICT director Joan Miller talks about how Parliament should use technology and the challenges of the digital world
Unified communications specialist Unify launches user-based enterprise licensing programme as it prepares for a busy year to come
Customers of BT, TalkTalk and Sky broadband in West London have been suffering outages for three days after an attempted cable theft in the capital
Open-source software supplier Red Hat is using a cloud-based service management package in a move that supports the firm’s migration of its IT operation to the cloud
Lexmark puts solutions sales and vertical apps at heart of channel plans for next year but warns that partners that don’t embrace the idea of print services may be left out in the cold
The mobile operator announces a multi-million pound investment into the quality of phone calls as part of its larger network upgrades
RiverMeadow has announced a new program for its cloud partners, arming providers with cloud migration technology and professional services.
The Foreign Office’s new crisis response IT system, Crisis Hub, is now live.
Manchester-based hosting company, UKFast is bucking the long-standing trend to pile everything into a van and head down the motorway to London, by opening up a new office in Glasgow
Tech Data UK has extended its partnership with Fujitsu by making the vendor’s CELSIUS workstations available to VARs and SIs
Which tablet should you buy? Our 2013 tablet comparison guide helps you make an informed decision based on what you need.
Violin Memory, Western Digital and Toshiba release flash products, including management software and a drive that combines flash and traditional disk.
Network engineers have a technology wish list for vendors: better software practices, IPv6 parity, WAN-savvy cloud providers and new Cisco firewalls.
Vulnerability assessment tools can help enterprises detect and eliminate security threats early on. Here are some of the newer products on the market.
Vartopia has released Deal Registration Network Version 4, which aims to improve deal registration for VARs by creating a 'single pane of glass.'
Speakers and vendors gather at the AWS 2013 conference to discuss data persistence.
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