What happens in Vegas doesn't stay there -- not at CES 2018, where AI voice assistants and sentient objects were ubiquitous and the crossover to workforces was obvious.
All-flash and hybrid products comprise the bulk of the 14 storage arrays chosen as finalists in the 2017 Products of the Year contest. Only two arrays rely predominantly on disk.
The backup and disaster recovery software and services finalists include established vendors and newer entrants, offering a wide range of protection across platforms.
Backup and disaster recovery hardware products that made the initial cut extend into the cloud and have more support for software-defined storage, data analytics and even tape.
The 11 software-defined storage finalists in this year's competition highlight the most recent developments in flash, cloud and container technologies.
Storage management tools candidates for this year's Products of the Year competition reflect the growing importance of the cloud and machine learning.
The industrialised economies of Asia are well-poised to benefit from advanced manufacturing and emerging technologies, but true industrial transformation remains nascent
The appeal of managed print services is widening beyond the small format world to include larger printers
A 28-year-old computer expert has been charged for monitoring thousands of computers, using a form of malware he created
A disconnect between IT service managers and the rest of the business is having a negative impact on IT’s reputation
Cabinet Office junior minister Oliver Dowden has been given the responsibility for digital government, shared services and cyber and resilience in his role as minister for implementation
A lot of energy is going into GDPR but once that deadline has passed another big one for the channel and customers to think about is the ISDN switch off
IDC's latest cloud IT infrastructure market tracker shows the demand for public and private cloud-enabling servers, storage and Ethernet switches is showing no signs of slowing
A cyber security careers fair in London on 17 January 2018 is aimed at anyone thinking of a career in the field, including experienced professionals and students
The Atomist DevOps automation platform extends beyond CI/CD to fully cover DevOps processes end to end, enabling developers to avoid mundane tasks and focus on productivity.
Private, nonprofit colleges are discovering they can reduce back-office IT costs by working together. Novel approaches are emerging to reduce the financial drain of ERP systems.
The pace of HR's mobile app implementation is very slow. Upgrading HR's tech is not the biggest priority in the business. An alternative may be a recruiting site with ATS features.
CIOs and IT professionals in Southeast Asia have earmarked hybrid infrastructure as a top priority in 2018, in spite of waning interest across the wider Asia-Pacific region
Very few UK enterprise mobile devices have been patched against the recently discovered Meltdown and Spectre exploits and almost a quarter cannot be patched, a study shows
Security experts have warned that cyber attackers will be quick to use the Meltdown and Spectre exploits, but the first attempt to capitalise on them has come in the form of fake updates
The vendor has been leaning on its distribution partners to engage more closely with a broader range of resellers
Cisco is to work with artificial intelligence startup Cortexica in an Innovate UK-funded project to improve physical safety in the workplace
Gartner forecasts businesses will buy more software, with spending shifting to AI and digital initiatives
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added a third availability zone to its London region, as demand for locally hosted cloud services continues to grow in the UK
The printing and AV distributor has launched a managed print proposition with Xerox the first major signing
Powerful, highly advanced spyware has been targeting Android mobiles for the past four years, security researchers have discovered
Construction firm sweeps away tape and multiple backup products for single Commvault environment to cut admin time, slash backup windows and boost legal and regulatory compliance
Abu Dhabi is open to developing its fintech ecosystem, with the next 12 months expected to see more focus on the sector
Mobile operators need to work to win back consumer trust ahead of widespread 5G deployment, according to a report from Ericsson
The Swedish police and security agencies are trialling surveillance equipment to help them respond to terrorism and crime more quickly
Businesses need to understand the quality of the code in their applications if they are to avoid unnecessary costs and glitches
Canadian man accused of selling stolen identities and passwords on website
This week, bloggers explore the cybersecurity skills shortage, the challenges of deploying edge computing and how best to mitigate Meltdown in a software-centric environment.
Cloud giant Google is on a mission to boost the capacity and performance of its services, through investments in new datacentres and subsea cables
Latest vulnerability exploit report by security firm AlienVault shows the most popular vulnerabilities remain exploited for several years
SAP, which has some 14,000 on-premises HCM customers, is extending on-premises support five years to 2030. But HCM users will have to migrate to its HANA in-memory platform for support.
IT shops expected their cloud usage to flag due to recent chip bugs, but most environments survived the patches unscathed.
The CIA reportedly concluded that Russia's foreign intelligence agency created and was responsible for the NotPetya attacks against Ukraine in June.
Australian telco claims to be one of the first in the world to support both narrowband internet of things and Cat M1 technologies
Veeam will integrate N2WS technology into the Availability Platform. The companies' research and development teams will work together following Veeam's acquisition of N2WS.
Swiss bank is getting a better insight into its business travel costs through an automated software platform
Politicians and business leaders will discuss the risks posed by fake news, cyber attacks, and artificial intelligence to jobs, political stability and global security, at the World Economic Forum in Davos
The MoJ’s chief digital and information officer, Tom Read, is keen on doing his bit to tear down the Whitehall silos, creating collaborative, simple and effective digital services for staff and the public
North Korea's Lazarus Group targeted South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges and users in late 2017, but may soon go after exchanges and users in other countries, warns report
Managed services player has taken steps to simplify its structure and make a security push with the latest prelim numbers showing progress
Policing minister Nick Hurd calls on police forces across the UK to seize the opportunities brought by digital technologies
Google’s ongoing push to lower the barriers to machine learning and artificial intelligence adoption for enterprises moves up a gear with custom model creation
Regulator starts preparation work for the long-delayed auction of radio spectrum to support enhanced 4G and future 5G mobile network roll-out
Uncertain about Docker's future business growth, some enterprise IT pros are on the fence about whether to invest in its container orchestration tools.
The vendor has overhauled its partner programme in a move that should align its channel with the demands of customers
The vendor has increased the support that partners can gain access to if they are serious about increasing their cloud revenues
Cardholder data is a prime target for cyber criminals, and that is only likely to increase in the coming year, according to a cloud-based secure payments firm
Microsoft has responded to the Spectre and Meltdown chip vulnerabilities with patches and other fixes. But IT teams need to sort out SQL Server performance issues they may create.
Violin flash customers can consume FSP hardware as a service with three-year subscription at guaranteed cost of 1 cent per GB per month, based on 140 TB and data deduplication.
Channel partners look forward to differentiating through new AWS competencies around IoT, containers, machine learning and blockchain.
The Hyper in-memory data engine added in Tableau 10.5 could make Tableau analytics capabilities more expansive, enabling the software to support new use cases, like IoT analytics.
Extreme Networks is targeting retailers with a new set of services, called ExtremeLocation. The latest technology adds location-based customer-tracking services to the Extreme wireless portfolio.
Perth-based iron-ore mining giant has implemented an analytics and internet of things system from SAP to track its assets and shore up operational efficiency
A new Android spyware tool called Skygofree was described as one of the most powerful surveillance tools and can even capture encrypted messages from WhatsApp.
Cloudflare takes inspiration from Google's BeyondCorp with a new service called Cloudflare Access, which aims to replace corporate VPNs and embrace perimeter-less security.
A variant of the Satori botnet, a successor of the IoT device hijacking Mirai botnet, is designed to hijack cryptocurrency mining operations, syphoning off newly created digital coins
Many tech graduates face unemployment because their skills do not meet employers’ requirements, say experts at Change Catalyst’s London Tech Inclusion event
Organisations should use a lab-type approach to test ideas and drive innovation, according to the former vice-chair of GE, Beth Comstock, speaking at At NRF 2018
Clothing retailers are not traditionally known to rent products to anyone other than celebrities, but retail service Rent the Runway is using data to prove customer demand
Cloud services spending in Europe, the Middle East and Africa offset a drop in traditional IT outsourcing in 2017
Local authority seeks IT supplier to help it move systems to the cloud in nine-month project before colocation service ends
Current Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire police CIO Ian Bell will take on the role as CEO of the Police ICT Company in February
Travel comparison website Booking.com has partnered with two universities to offer grants to women looking to go into tech careers
Cyber attackers ranging from criminals to nation states have upped their game in the past year, “moving the needle” in terms of tactics, techniques and procedures, a report by a cyber security firm warns
CityFibre’s FTTP broadband network will be launched to residential customers in Milton Keynes through ISP partner Vodafone
The distributor has rolled out its virtual classroom programme in the UK and across EMEA
Telephony player makes its first acquisition of the year indicating that there could be more to come
The Welsh government must do more to gain the benefits of technology and innovation to deliver better and more effective care, according to a parliamentary review of the country’s health and care system
The vendor is keen to ensure that its partners are getting involved with the growth hyper converged infrastructure market
House of Fraser CIO Julian Burnett talks about his role in the business, key achievements and his plans for long-term and lasting digital transformation
Ellucian, which makes software for colleges and universities, offers a pipeline as code example that unifies the release process for multiple generations of apps and brings IT security into the DevOps fold.
Enterprises are capitalising on their infrastructure upgrades and are increasing their use of cloud to take advantage of emerging technologies and accelerate business change, says 451 Research
Sweden could have a head start in the race to open up banking through the European Union’s PSD2 regulation
Security suffers when there is tension between software developers and security professionals, but it is common in many organisations, says world-renowned security blogger and trainer
Oracle and Salesforce executives deny reports of Salesforce moving on from Oracle infrastructure.
The UK and French governments have joined forces to increase technology and innovation cooperation between the two nations
Amazon's Auto Scaling service can reduce duplicate efforts by users. It's also the latest example of Amazon's effort to streamline and automate its large list of services.
The Trisis ICS malware used in a cyberattack on an oil and gas company in Saudi Arabia in December has been publicly available for weeks after being copied by unknown actors.
ThousandEyes and Juniper boost visibility for hybrid WANs; IDC records sharp rise in cloud spending; and a vendor group issues specifications for optical 100 Gbps interoperability.
News roundup: Okiru, a new Mirai variant, could put over 1.5 billion devices at risk of a botnet. Plus, G Suite Enterprise now comes with a security center, and more.
The Riverbed Rise program will focus on partner performance, which Riverbed will measure by customer acquisitions, account penetration and more; other news from the week.