TechTarget News - Week of Apr 10, 2016

UK’s Daily Mail publisher eyes Yahoo’s assets

The Daily Mail parent company is putting together a bid for Yahoo’s news properties that would increase its US presence significantly

Hyperoptic launches FTTP services in Brighton

Hyperoptic rolls out its fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband service to housing developments in Brighton

UCLH looks for strategic technology partner

University College London Hospital NHS Trust goes to tender strategic technology partner in a 10-year contract worth between £150m to £400m

Met Police tenders for integrated police system

The Metropolitan Police is looking to procure an integrated policing system in a 10-year contract worth up to £150m

Falconstor adds cross-platform storage analytics

Falconstor leverages IP from Cumulus Logic buy to provide Freestor Analytics, which gives customers visibility across heterogeneous hardware of key storage metrics

UK cyber crime growing exponentially

UK ranks highly in phishing, social media and ransomware attacks as cyber criminals professionalise and take advantage of unpatched websites, Symantec’s latest threat report reveals

Singapore releases cloud outage guidelines

The Singapore government releases a set of tiered guidelines for organisations to follow if they have a cloud outage

GDS appoints Public Services Network head

Government Digital Service (GDS) elevates Mark Smith to head of the Public Services Network (PSN)

BT seeks security recruits

BT is to recruit 900 people to its security business in the next 12 months as part of a push against cyber crime

Gauging whether hyper-converged vendors' ages matter

Deciding between the new guy and the old standby has driven purchasing decisions for decades, but what do users think when it comes to hyper-converged infrastructure?

Public sector IT leaders gamble on digital projects, says survey

More than a third of European public sector leaders have no clear digital strategy, and half say they don’t have the right IT skills to deliver digital projects, according to a survey

OpenStack accelerates into production environments

People are no longer just dabbling in the OpenStack private cloud – the OpenStack Foundation has found that many users are starting to undertake production work

Mixed response to call for more work on Privacy Shield

The Article 29 Working Group’s call for revisions of the Privacy Shield for trans-Atlantic data transfers is welcomed by those keen for a stronger framework and criticised by those keen to avoid delay

BBC turns micro:bit computers into IoT devices

The BBC and Nominet demonstrate a new use case for the micro:bit computer and hope to turn Britain’s schoolchildren into internet of things pioneers

E-commerce struggles for growth in Asean countries

Online retail market growth in the Asean nations remains slow but nonetheless significant, according to a survey of consumer habits in the region

Contact Us Contact Sales
Conversion Pixel