TechTarget News - Week of Nov 28, 2021

Kaspersky introduces cyber policy for bionic devices

Cyber firm Kaspersky has become one of the first organisations in the world to develop and implement a security policy covering the use of bionic devices and other forms of human augmentation

Goldman Sachs debuts AWS-powered cloud for financial services sector

Goldman Sachs is building on its decade-long relationship with Amazon Web Services to launch a cloud-based environment that other financial services firms can use for data analytics and processing purposes

DCC tapping into recovering market

Exertis parent has seen hybrid working developing and hospitality recovering as the year progresses

HPE results boosted by new orders rush

A rush on new orders to avoid HPE price hike, along with some help from Oracle, has helped to boost revenue

Lithium-ion batteries find their way into datacentres

Lithium-ion batteries are increasingly being deployed in uninterruptible power supply systems to reduce datacentre real estate and energy consumption

Syspro focuses on hybrid ERP to fuel growth

In this Q&A, Syspro's Scott Hebert explains why the company is walking the line between pure cloud and on-premises ERP for its manufacturing and distribution customer base.

Zoom to blur lines between video, phone meetings

Zoom Phone head Graeme Geddes said the lines between video meetings and phone calls will blur, allowing workers to choose the best communication tool for their needs.

AWS Lake Formation advances cloud data lake control

AWS added new features to its cloud data lake service, featuring Governed Tables to manage consistency of data and row-level access control for security.

Zerto launches DR orchestration tool for AWS EC2

The new Zerto In-Cloud is standalone DR automation and orchestration software that uses EBS snapshots and AWS APIs instead of Zerto's continuous data protection technology.

Partners get AWS Data Exchange, container market updates

New Data Exchange capabilities avoid ETL and provide consistent API governance, while a container marketplace update supports an expanded set of Kubernetes management tools.

Honeywell, Cambridge Quantum form new quantum computing firm

Honeywell is merging its internal quantum computing divisions with Cambridge Quantum, forming a new company that promises to deliver a complete quantum computing software stack.

Satellite and 4G/5G-driven autonomous shuttle hits the road in Oxfordshire

Darwin Innovation Group is running an autonomous shuttle to transport passengers around Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in a one-year trial funded by UK and European space agencies to demonstrate how self-driving vehicles operate in a real-world setting, with data transmitted via O2’s mobile networks and Hispasat’s satellites

Windows Installer zero-day under active exploitation

McAfee said the Windows Installer vulnerability is being exploited in 23 countries around the world, including the United States, China, India and others.

UK MSP set to use Nebulon cloud-defined storage IaaS

UK service provider Inca to use “cloud-defined storage” to support managed service provider offer in move which shunned hyper-converged infrastructure because of cited costly overheads

Initiative launched to increase London tech diversity

After research from the Greater London Authority finds that young black men are most likely to be unemployed in the capital, London’s mayor launches an initiative to increase employment in the tech sector

HP patches bugs in over 150 printer models

More than 150 HP multifunction printers are at risk of compromise through a series of newly disclosed vulnerabilities, one of them wormable

5G becomes the fastest-deployed mobile generation to date

Tenth anniversary edition of in-depth study of mobile market reveals 5.5 billion additional smartphone users since 2011 and 4.4 billion 5G subscriptions forecast by the end of 2027

UK government launches report on digital trade

Report outlines future opportunities and challenges such as the rise of digital protectionism and poor infrastructure

Over 100 civil society groups call for changes to EU AI Act

Civil, human and digital rights organisations sign open letter calling on European policymakers to put fundamental rights at the heart of the proposed Artificial Intelligence Act

Accenture to create 3,000 UK tech jobs

Accenture’s recruitment plan in the UK is a response to businesses to the release of pent-up demand for digital transformations

Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide feature list 2022

Here is our 2022 schedule of up-and-coming in-depth articles that will cover carefully selected topics to help IT leaders select the right technology for their organisation

How Maxim’s Group is using Oracle Cloud

The Hong Kong-based F&B operator is using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to run its VMware workloads and datawarehouse to improve resilience and productivity

Hack 'Sabbath': Elusive new ransomware detected

A newly uncovered ransomware operation, dubbed UNC2190 or "Sabbath," has roots in a previous ransomware group but has so far been able to operate mostly undetected.

Technology drives holiday shopping for retail, e-commerce

Black Friday e-commerce sales maintained 2020 gains. Retail traffic is up but hasn't rebounded to pre-pandemic levels. Technology, supply chain, COVID-19 variants all factors.

5G to the fore in five-year Ooredoo-Nokia strategic agreement

Multi-country strategic deal sees Nokia supply telco with technologies including 5G, RAN, Core, Optics, IP and microwave across Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia

Channel roundup: Who’s gone where?

A few personnel moves caught the eye in the last working week as the channel continues to seek out talent

UKISUG 2021: S/4 Hana skills deficit and legacy custom code hamper migration

On the opening day of its 2021 conference, the UK and Ireland SAP User Group unveils member research showing concerns that an S/4 Hana skills deficit and a surfeit of legacy customisation is retarding migration to the Hana-based ERP

Porsche revs up for private 5G in production

Leading sports car manufacturer enters into research partnership with Ericsson to take advantage of 5G networks to accelerate production capabilities at manufacturing production complex

IT Priorities 2022: End-user computing

IT departments have needed to rethink their end-user computing strategy in order to support a workforce in which the majority of staff work from home

UK ‘impact startups’ raise £2bn in 2021

Impact startups in the UK have raised record levels of investment this year, with most of the capital raised going to climate tech firms

Covid has hit contract values, says Osirium

Impact of the pandemic has been seen in the time it takes customers to make decisions and the money they are prepared to spend

Singapore telcos get more 5G spectrum

Singtel, M1-StarHub and TPG will be getting 2.1GHz spectrum to support the growth of 5G services in the city-state

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