Cloudhelix replaces Pernix Data storage with Pure Storage FlashArray products to provide “brute force” performance approach for unpredictable customer workloads
The Hong Kong Americas and Pacific Light Cable Network cables will provide more robust connectivity to support the Asia-Pacific region’s growing internet traffic
Artificial intelligence and blockchain initiatives are earmarked for a doubling of investment, finds the Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT Priorities survey for 2018
Cyber attackers are exploiting three recently discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office to spread multifunction Zyklon malware, security researchers warn
Some cyber attackers are exploiting trust in FTP servers to distribute malware, security researchers warn
European Parliament votes to tighten export controls to restrict supply of surveillance and encryption technology to states with poor human rights records amid fears British companies may not have to comply after Brexit
Privacy International warns of widespread privacy violations if Microsoft loses US data access appeal
The Irish High Court will take time to decide what questions to put before the European Court of Justice in a case with significant implications for EU and US trade and the privacy of EU citizens
Crowdstrike and SecureAuth are both security vendors and have both recently taken the decision to move away from distribution
The health service’s technology organisation, NHS Digital, has issued guidance confirming the public cloud as a safe place to store patient data
Lancashire Constabulary’s new app gives users hourly news updates and sends pictures of wanted criminals straight to their Amazon Echo devices
Norwegian healthcare authorities failed General Data Protection Regulation requirements for notifying those affected by a personal data breach by waiting a week before disclosing a breach discovered on 8 January 2018
Digital transformation projects helped Computacenter exceed expectations and deliver growth across all its operating regions
Banks need to invest more in fintech and IT skills as they emerge from years of stagnation
Manchester’s CityVerve smart city project has called for IoT developers and startups to tackle challenges in healthcare, transport and energy
Visa’s CEO, Alfred Kelly, told retailers at the 2018 NRF Big Show that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies should be low on their list of priorities
NHS England looks at potential of processing patient enquiries using algorithms as it works on rolling out an online version of NHS 111 by December 2018
Nearly one in four London businesses unaware of new data protection regulation, a survey has revealed, with just months before the compliance deadline
Warnings from intY have been sounded over the dangers of trying to sell cloud on price
Cyber attacks that target military and civilian operations are one of the biggest threats facing the UK, according to a top military officer, but security experts say cyber defence spending must be carefully considered
IBM boosts cognitive and blockchain businesses, but admits there is work needed on its traditional analytics products and some will move to software as a service
The chief innovation officer at Boston Children's Hospital explains how digital technologies are changing the 'patient journey' for the better.
Storage executives and industry analysts predict NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics and new memory technologies will disrupt the storage industry this year and into the future.
Food waste recycler Valley Proteins chose Pure Storage's all-flash converged infrastructure to replace Dell EMC VNX-Cisco UCS for 24 TB of usable storage with Cohesity backup.
Avaya plans to grow its customer base with SMB-friendly technology. The bundles will include Avaya UC and other features from the company's enterprise portfolio.
Cloud communications is growing in popularity among midmarket enterprises. UCaaS providers and enterprises must work together for successful adoption and deployment.
The key to improving the cyber security posture of organisations is to keep complexity at bay, according to a senior Microsoft executive
Facial recognition software specialist Yitu, which recently won a face identification accuracy contest in the US, has already nabbed regional clients such as Singapore’s Certis Cisco
2PB of SpectraLogic tape front-ended by Black Pearl LTFS object storage access creates integrated archive that lets broadcaster optimise use of existing Isilon clustered NAS
With less than two years to go before Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7, a study has found many councils may struggle to meet this deadline
Uncontrolled cyber attacks are just as much a threat as targeted attacks, according to the UK’s cyber defence agency, which continues to consider a major cyber attack imminent
As the number of people signing up to become Estonian e-residents exceeds the country’s birth rate, Computer Weekly speaks to the man heading up the programme
The amended Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which seeks to legitimise US surveillance on foreigners, has been signed off by president Trump
Hyper-converged infrastructure and containers are key deployments planned by UK customers in 2018, with flash storage, virtual machine storage and disk backup also prominent
Facebook has announced that it is offering funding for research into ways of improving internet security
Irish planning chiefs have granted Amazon permission to proceed with its plans to build a €1bn datacentre in Dublin to support the continued European growth of its cloud business
With its recently added SD-WAN appliance, Talari aims for smaller branch locations, like retail and remote sites; Cradlepoint introduces subscription-based networking packages.
The software firm is stepping up support for its channel to encourage the generation of new customers
Sharp in “next phase” of growth after Foxconn injection; unveils expanded portfolio for partners
Multiple and serious vulnerabilities have been found in a software management system widely used in corporate and industrial control environments, researchers warn
Long-established engineering company takes a leaf out of the startup guide to software development
Mastercard has committed to guaranteeing that every one of its customers will have access to biometric authentication services by April 2019
The inventor of Linux, Linus Torvalds, vents his frustration and suggests Intel has no plans to fix Spectre flaw
Operators' 5G networks move forward with expanded trials; wireless WPA3 standard will help secure public Wi-Fi; and Verizon acquires threat detection startup that uses machine learning.
Businesses look to AI apps to gain a competitive edge, but IT teams must make rapid application changes through a DevOps process and embrace infrastructure automation.
Salesforce might not own LinkedIn, but it's creating a similar online social network of certified professionals via Trailhead, complete with vanity URLs and more detailed profiles.
HyperStore 7 pools storage across on premises and public clouds under a single namespace. Cloudian supports file and object storage, as well as Amazon, Microsoft and Google clouds.
Intel claims it has determined why the Spectre and Meltdown patches caused issues on some chips. The vendor is working on a fix and suggests users don't patch for now.
Security researchers found 14 vulnerabilities in Gemalto Sentinel hardware tokens, which could allow dangerous ICS attacks, including full-system takeover.
Cloud service provider is upping the ante in a region that has been lapping up cloud infrastructure services to advance digitisation efforts
An international operation shut down the AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces in July 2017, but new ones have sprung up on the dark web, with one in particular helping to drive cyber fraud
Damian Hinds opened the Education World Forum by saying flexibility will be key in addressing industry and labour needs in an uncertain future
IT service management adapts to faster and faster time-to-market pressure with a new framework that aims to deliver continuous service improvement
As part of a deal between NHS Digital and Microsoft, NHS organisations will be able to get a threat detection service, alerting them to any cyber security issues
While most startups collect personal data, a survey reveals that many are not very well prepared for compliance with the EU’s forthcoming data protection regulation
Government introduces rules to tighten security in IT outsourcing deals following a very public data leak last year
Taking a lead from established reward programmes available in the IT channel the firm has launched one to appeal to mobile dealers
Voice and data network provider Colt Technology Services suffers outage, blighting users in several European countries
Strategy highlights potential of technology to reduce poverty as department aims to become a global leader in digital
Kao London One has a capacity of 8.8MW and is being touted as a good fit for hybrid cloud infrastructures
The distributor's Advanced Solutions business has been given investment to ensure it can support resellers around key growth technologies
Artificial intelligence is well on its way to being a useful tool in the cyber security professional’s kit, but according to Check Point, there are still big challenges to overcome
Micron launches new 5200 Series enterprise SATA SSDs with high-density 64-layer 3D NAND flash technology, offering similar performance to prior 32-layer 5100 Series.
NetApp-sponsored survey finds lack of customer confidence in cloud service providers’ retention of GDPR-affected data has led organisations to rethink and scale back cloud investments
The UK’s digital and culture secretary is urging businesses and charities to prepare for stronger data protection laws in the light of new information
Startup Apstra has introduced customizable analytics in its network operating system. The latest AOS upgrade bolsters Apstra's intent-based networking capabilities.
While planned spending on IT security is up globally, so too are data breaches, with evidence mounting that hackers are hitting the bottom line, a global security survey reveals
Self-driving buses are being used in real traffic environments as part of a trial in Stockholm
The investigation into the fairness of court cases brought against sub-postmasters is close to finishing its forensic examination of the IT system at the heart of the controversy
The next decade will see robots transform from invisible forces obeying our commands to lifelike objects interacting with humans on a daily basis
Managed services player Claranet has looked into the market and exposed a series of challenges for those trying to pitch digital transformation
A country-wide outage of several core NHS Wales IT systems has prompted questions about the organisation’s datacentre failover procedures
IT administrators have already lost hours installing the processor patch from Intel, which causes PCs to lock up and systems to crash and slow down
Detections of ransomware increased by more than 90% last year compared with 2016
The days of the satellite TV dish are numbered as Sky signals its intent to switch to an IP streaming delivery model over broadband connections
Move to Cloudian Hyperstore 7 enables data storage operations across on-premise and Amazon, Google and Microsoft cloud environments with object and file access
In her World Economic Forum speech, the prime minister highlights the need to harness tech, flies the flag for “responsible AI development” and calls on tech companies to step up and fight paedophiles and terrorists using online platforms
Cisco discovers customers are concerned the tech they buy will not adhere to the regulations coming in May
House of Commons Select Committee report sets out Brexit challenges such as uncertainty around regulations, data protection, mobile roaming charges and skills
The security failings in today’s internet-connected devices will only become more pervasive unless action is taken immediately, according to industry experts
The vendor's partners are able to generate extra revenue for every $1 that they gain selling Microsoft
Organizations with VDI and RDSH will likely take a performance hit after patching Meltdown and Spectre, according to test results from Lakeside Software.
EY and Tech North issue suggestions and guidelines to help tackle eight specific problems in northern tech ecosystem
Onboarding software is a pillar of talent management systems, but many firms are neglecting the technology. First impressions count, and bad onboarding may drive a new hire away.
This analysis digs into the potential of the new PHR capability that is a result of the Apple Health app update and whether past consumer adoption snags will again come into play.
Bill Conner and Bill Holtz, who recently joined Comodo CA as chairman and CEO, respectively, discuss Symantec's certificate issues and their effect on the certificate market.
The Electron framework -- used to develop desktop apps using web code -- included a remote code execution flaw that was passed on to popular apps like Slack.
An Accelerated Networking upgrade to Microsoft Azure reduces latency and improves performance for newer VMs, as Microsoft tries to keep pace with AWS. TEST
A total of £40m in government and industry funding will be used to help bolster the UK’s programming skills gap
The engagement database player has launched a global partner programme to support its reseller base
Lack of standards, vision and adequate skills among key reasons organisations are struggling to publish quality data, according to Open Data Institute
The government’s charter aims to tackle challenges and risks brought by technology in “an effective and responsible way”, thereby boosting the digital economy
Government statistics on average broadband speeds by constituency have found that a great number of people living in Kingston upon Hull, and the Scottish Highlands and Islands, are still unable to receive an acceptable level of service
Head of European Union’s independent data protection authority says UK is likely to remain a strategic partner in data protection after Brexit
A joint report by Lloyd's of London and AIR Worldwide reveals the financial disruption a three to six-day cloud outage could cause to US-based businesses
Leaked document show that Intel’s CEO sold his shares the very day the company told hardware makers of its processor flaw
UK’s privacy watchdog launches data protection excellence award to mark international Data Protection Day, as security suppliers issue data protection tips and guidelines
The Linux Foundation created an umbrella platform, the LF Networking Fund, to promote cross-project collaboration among open source networking projects under its wing.
This week, bloggers look into choosing the right network configuration software for an automation project, endpoint security and the future of SD-WAN as a stand-alone service.
In unified communications news, one industry report issues a bullish outlook, a new group messaging platform has launched and Plantronics expands its headset offerings.
In this Q&A, Red Hat's Brian Gracely discusses managing a virtual environment that has both VMs and containers and how OpenShift on OpenStack can help.
Computer chip developer is providing a teaching kit to educate students on artificial intelligence
ServiceNow delivers AI and machine learning capabilities to its core platform to eliminate time-consuming manual help desk tasks.
The undersea cable market has become increasingly competitive, as large content providers build new routes and wavelength prices drop, leaving telecom operators concerned.
News roundup: New IoT botnets compromise tens of thousands of devices worldwide. Plus, Kaspersky Lab filed an injunction against DHS, mobile POS gets a PCI standard, and more.
PGi has revamped its flagship virtual meeting platform with the release of GlobalMeet 5.0. Many enterprises now prefer web conferencing over traditional dial-in calls.
Sen. Ron Wyden challenged the FBI encryption argument and asked the FBI director to be transparent about claims that lawful access could be provided securely.
The Cisco HyperFlex system is now available with AppDynamics, CloudCenter and other software for managing hybrid cloud applications. The new all-in-one system scales to 64 nodes.
Developers are still in short supply, but companies can hire and retain talented people through a flexible and learning-driven workplace, according to insights from a HackerRank survey.
Intel first learned of the Spectre vulnerabilities on June 1, but a confidential document shows the chipmaker didn't inform OEM partners until almost six months later.
Amazon's move to fold Sqrrl, a threat detection startup, into AWS security services could help bring together its growing list of disparate security tools.
Channel companies have an opportunity to wrap services around NoSQL database technology projects, as Couchbase PartnerEngage debuts; more news from the week.