Migrating from legacy lock-in and the ability to manage workloads in cloud infrastructure are among the major challenges that are slowing down public sector cloud adoption
Samsung has raised the curtain on Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona with the launch of a new flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone device
Most small businesses are not prepared for new data regulations, according to research by the Federation of Small Businesses
Baltic state’s next digital development could be a visa targeted at people who work online and are location independent
Partnership will focus on areas such as interoperability, innovative technology, working with SMEs, cyber security and a strategic review of NHS Digital’s digital transformation programme
Security firm announces several mobile industry partnerships as its latest mobile threat report shows mobile malware is becoming increasingly popular with cyber attackers
Although the open source technology has its cheerleaders, OpenStack has yet to crack Australia’s mainstream and challenge the market share of proprietary cloud suppliers
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm has been expanding on early commercial opportunities for 5G mobile networks
Another week and more moves across the channel as firms look to land the best talent to drive forward growth
Bathroom multinational strips out country-based systems to virtualise across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nakivo beats Veeam on cost to provide VMware disk-based backup and slashes restore times
The trickle-down effect of advanced “military-grade” tools is seeing the gap between cyber criminal and nation state attack capabilities closing, outpacing many organisations’ defence capabilities
A number of industry threat reports have highlighted the latest problems and areas where resellers need to be providing support to customers
The investigatory powers commissioner is reviewing the security arrangements for IT contractors that have access to live computer systems at GCHQ holding highly sensitive records on the UK population
Malicious cryptomining has been the top cyber criminal activity detected since September 2017, a report reveals
NatWest has expanded its financial technology support programme at a time when entrepreneurs are more apprehensive than ever
AI cloud services have emerged as yet another battleground for the hyperscale providers, as they entice data scientists and developers to train their models on their platforms.
At Mobile World Congress, telecoms operator Telefónica launches a new initiative to bring 100 million people in Latin America online by using mobile networking technology for the first time
TechTarget's exclusive 2018 IT Priorities survey sheds some light on IT budget management plans for the data center, cloud projects and hybrid technologies.
A new 5G wireless technology report breaks its development into three phases, and network operators hope their investments lead to revenue down the line.
London councils have spent over £1.2m in preparation for new EU data protection laws, a think tank report has revealed
An EY study reveals that only 10% of organisations in Singapore are ready to comply with Europe’s new data protection regime
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Cisco Jasper has been exploring the growing criticality of data management to the internet of things, and unveiled new NB-IoT customers in Asia
New EU data protection laws will have a positive ripple effect around the world, according to a US consumer group
Resellers expect this to be a year of growth with Citrix working with Canalys to get a picture of what those operating in Northern Europe expect the rest of 2018 to hold
Fintechs put working with traditional financial suppliers as their most important business priority
Government-owned retailer signs major IT outsourcing agreement as part of its digital transformation programme
Understanding cyber threats is key to defending the UK and ensuring it is a safe place to do business, says the National Cyber Security Centre
Cambridge college triples storage capacity for VMware virtualised environment and adds Veeam backup. Nimble hybrid flash ensures rapid data access with Sata bulk storage behind
A market analysis from Context has indicated that commercial PC sales are driving growth on that side of the hardware market
Bloggers explore the capabilities of network analytics software, assess the coming impact of GDPR regulations and look into the use of Ethernet VPN with an MPLS data plane in data centers.
The Finnish government has increased links with Asian countries with its innovative tech sector a selling point
Analyst Bern Elliot encourages CIOs to approach AI the way a financial advisor approaches an investment portfolio -- with a mix of high-risk and low-risk projects.
If you're wondering how long an Office 365 deployment takes, expert Shawn Shell has the answer for you.
Qihoo 360's Netlab team discovered an online ad network has been bypassing ad blockers and running cryptomining software in the browsers of unsuspecting visitors.
Cisco has made Narrowband IoT generally available in the Jasper Control Center. The technology standard significantly increases the number of devices supported in an IoT deployment.
Duo Security discovered a new SAML flaw affecting several single sign-on vendors that allows attackers to fool SSO systems and log in as other users without their passwords.
Data loss prevention strategies help prevent unauthorized disclosure of sensitive information. For a DLP strategy to be successful, however, business-wide buy-in is required.
Alfresco's sale to an equity firm is seen as 'cautiously optimistic,' according to an analyst, adding that the influx of funding will continue operations.
Southeast Asian countries are generally optimistic about the use of emerging technologies, such as advanced analytics in manufacturing industries, but the positive sentiment has not led to action
Chinese tech giant has set up a joint research facility at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University to develop artificial intelligence-based technologies in retail, transportation and healthcare
Security researchers are again urging businesses to patch an Oracle WebLogic flaw that continues to be exploited by cyber criminals to mine cryptocurrencies
A court has been asked to give ministers until July 2018 to rewrite powers to require phone and internet companies to retain data on the population. The government acknowledges parts of surveillance regime are unlawful
Virgin Money is setting up a digital bank to expand into the current account and SME business account markets
Organisations are failing to learn from cyber attacks, and lax security practices are leaving organisations worldwide open to damaging cyber attacks, a report reveals
Salary is not the highest priority for cyber security professionals, a report on hiring and retaining top cyber security talent shows
As a result of the Open Banking initiative, an additional £1bn could be available to drive the UK economy forward
A recent survey by Chatbots.org found that less than half of consumers find chatbots effective. What does that mean for CIOs trying to integrate the technology?
Only a small percentage of young people who want to work in technology are women, with 45% of young women claiming they don’t have the skills for tech
The European H2020 Project Flame has launched the first urban-scaled 5G testbed for open media internet trials, using an InterDigital platform
The intersection of 5G architecture and virtualization technologies like NFV and SDN could result in better network performance, but it will take time to get there.
At Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, 5G mobile networks were the talk of the show, and a number of operators announced new collaborations around the emerging network standard with their technology partners
The affiliate marketing industry needs to clean up its act in terms of privacy law compliance, a review of more than 900 websites has revealed
Programme launched in London to help attract more young people, women and BAME individuals into technology careers
Carrier neutral datacentre operator Colt DCS claims the technology industry has a "moral duty" to do more than the bare minimum to ensure its growth does not come at the expense of the environment
Nakivo updates its software for quick and automated recovery. While the vendor has a focus on virtual data protection, it has expanded to include cloud support.
Visa points to a 70% drop in fraud due to EMV chip cards, as consumers and merchants adopt the new payment card technology. But criminals are shifting their own focus to adapt.
To position themselves for future needs and technologies, many vSphere 5.5 customers may have to move out of their comfort zones and upgrade to version 6.5.
With AI in healthcare trending, the HIMSS conference is showcasing vendors and users turning to AI and machine learning for clinical and business applications; interoperability also is hot.
The 2018 Mason Frank International Salesforce Salary Survey's bumper sticker: The talent's holding the cards as employers increase bids for their services.
Hybrid cloud and on-premises IT should remain the norm for years. But more respondents to TechTarget's late 2017 survey indicate more cloud CRM and social media monitoring.
Maritz needed a short RPO and flexible cloud provider options for its recovery process. Zerto replication protects applications to and from clouds and between multiple clouds.
A majority of organisations from Australia and New Zealand admitted in a survey that they had not fully evaluated the impact of cloud outages which were longer than they had expected
Project enters problem-solving phase to identify advanced, effective and best practice solutions to develop a secure internet-based voting system
Technology firm CA Technologies has run its first Ambassador Academy to help teachers learn more about what skills will be needed for future jobs
Countries in the Middle East are adopting the latest technologies at such a rapid rate that the region faces an IT skills shortage
Pizza Hut has joined a number of UK restaurants in enabling customers to pay at the table using the Mastercard Qkr app
Hermes aims to deliver on its innovation programme with a new data platform, a mobile app and experimenting with robots and drones
Veeam roadmap adds cloud to virtual and physical backup with acquisitions that bring cloud and hybrid functionality. Object archives, CDP and NAS backup are also planned
The UK’s information commissioner has been named at the top data leader for 2018 in the DataIQ 100 list of most influential data leaders
Telecoms regulator Ofcom is to impose new measures on broadband providers, forcing them to provide better information about speeds to consumers
Ofcom has confirmed the names of the six companies that have successfully qualified to take part in this year’s mobile spectrum auction
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, network supplier Cisco and mobile operator Vodafone demonstrated network slicing techniques using segment routing
Fujitsu is among the handful of vendors that have been marked as champions by the latest Canalys EMEA leadership matrrix
Mobile wallets look set to take root as consumers increasingly use their mobile phones to pay for goods and services
NHS roadmap for digital services sets out plans for launching a joined-up NHS app, piloting its citizen ID platform and moving across to the new NHS.uk website
Underlining the relevance of data protection legislation to business, the UK information commissioner says consumer trust is key to innovation
Avaya Zang has upgraded its CPaaS platform with new workflow and IoT tools. The vendor is also making it easier to integrate Zang apps with Avaya UC hardware.
Cisco highlights the growing role of automation, machine learning and AI in cybersecurity, increasing the target of investments by IT departments working to mitigate malware.
Research suggests contractors still have misgivings about using HM Revenue & Customs' IR35 online assessment tool, one year on from launch
Imaging systems have been identified as the biggest cyber security risk in the healthcare sector, a report on internet of things security has revealed
Memcrashed, a devastating new DDoS amplification attack that exploits UDP port 11211, is only possible when memcached servers are exposed to the public internet.
Genesys acquires analytics vendor Altocloud to help businesses find sales opportunities in online customer interactions. Genesys will integrate Altocloud into omnichannel contact center products.
In 2018, Mitel is looking to capitalize on its large install base and a strong mix of public and private cloud offerings. But Mitel Cloud will have to compete with both pure-cloud startups and legacy UC vendors.
IT challenges have delayed government plans for an independent body to authorise requests to access the public’s internet and phone records by nearly a year, raising new legal and privacy concerns
Banks must develop broad contactless payment strategies if they are to keep pace with consumer demand
In the light of the biggest distributed denial of service attack to date against GitHub, organisations should ditch memcached servers or risk a blizzard of blistering attacks, says security researcher
IT service providers must invest “at least” $1bn a quarter to keep up with the pace of Amazon, Google and Microsoft hyperscale cloud growth, research suggests
Research shows most consumers have little or no knowledge of the Open Banking regulation and how it will affect them
The reasons for customers to take a closer look at managed print services are increasing
Many Brits spend more than 10 hours a day attached to a screen and 60% look at two at once, research shows
Credit rating agency Equifax has increased the number of US records believed to have been compromised in 2017
The latest quarterly numbers from the security player include an update on the increasing number of managed service players that are now working with the firm
Canadian investment firm Arctic Blockchain has acquired renewably powered colocation specialist Hydro66 to cash in on demand for datacentre capacity from cryptocurrency miners
DigiCert revoked 23,000 Symantec SSL certificates amid a public spat between the company and former reseller partner Trustico, which claimed the certificates were 'compromised.'
Bank of England governor calls on cryptocurrencies to be regulated to protect financial system and reduce illicit activities
New tools help developers build better, smarter AI apps, as machine learning toolkits have progressed exponentially over the last few years.
The cyber threat to industrial control systems has never been greater, according to a report analysing malicious activity aimed at such systems
Innovation foundation invites enterprises of all sizes to compete for a share of a £2.5m prize fund in the second phase of its Open Up Challenge
Google is continuing to aggressively target the enterprise market with its release of Hangouts Chat. The team collaboration app will compete with Slack, Microsoft Teams and Cisco Spark.
National Geographic’s chief technology officer talks about the three pillars of its technology change programme and being “radical and innovative”
Marketers interested in social selling need to weigh whether to use chatbots or deploy actual customer service agents. The decision depends on a number of variables.
S3-based software control layer will support Amazon, Google and Microsoft clouds to bring hybrid cloud operations, with object storage across private and public clouds
DevOps practices begin with collaboration on application releases, but it's not until something goes wrong with those apps in production that true transformation takes place.
Blue Jeans has integrated an AI transcription service powered by Voicera's virtual assistant, Eva, while Slack deepened its GitHub integration to support developer collaboration.
Looking to do automated cloud deployment, or even help with security updates to your apps running in Docker containers? Bitnami's recently released Stacksmith promises to do just that.
News roundup: Cellebrite claims it can unlock Apple devices, according to a Forbes report. Plus, iCloud encryption keys will now be stored in China, and more.
New cloud products are expected to drive Avaya revenue growth in 2019. Meanwhile, revenues in fiscal 2018 are forecast to be almost the same as last year.
Despite new development tools to build AI applications, developers must be wary of bias creeping into their systems.
Cyber crime poses the most serious threats to UK charities, the National Cyber Security Centre has warned
Prime minister Theresa May's Brexit speech highlights need for data protection deal with EU, “advanced” border IT systems, and re-confirms UK won’t be part of the EU digital single market
Big data player Splunk launched new benefits and streamlined requirements for its fast-growing partner ecosystem; other channel news from the week.