Software giant Microsoft will buy 100% of the renewable energy generated by solar panels installed on rooftops across Singapore to power its datacentre operations
Exertis, which is no stranger to acquisition, has been active again with a move to buy Hypertec
West Midlands mayor Andy Street talks about why digital is key to the region’s economic growth, his hunt for a chief digital officer, and the importance of skills and collaboration
Yorkshire Building Society is using a cloud-based banking platform built on Salesforce.com to automate manual tasks
CityFibre has filed for a judicial review of the Advertising Standards Authority’s November 2017 decision to allow fibre-to-the-cabinet broadband to be advertised as fibre
A year on from Amazon’s S3 outage at its US-East-1 datacentre region, a power loss incident in the same place has caused a fresh round of service disruption for the cloud giant’s customers
A flaw that was discovered in Pivotal’s Spring Framework in September 2017 has only come to light now that users have had a chance to update
Looking ahead to 2025 the print industry is going to go through major changes and vendors and resellers need to start preparing now
Less than a third of global healthcare organisations remain untouched, as data breaches rise across the industry, a report reveals
IT Investment firm Digital Alpha ponies up $125 million to Cloudian. Most of the new money will fund expanded inventory to support consumption pricing of local HyperStore arrays.
One of Apple's largest resellers gets a change of private equity backers ending a five year association with NorthEdge
Oasis Fashion’s head of digital talks about GDPR preparation, collaboration between digital and IT, and the importance of listening to customers
The government-funded 100,000 Genomes Project, originally due to be completed by the end of 2017, has reached the halfway point and aims to have mapped 100,000 genomes by the end of the year
Despite recent economic struggles, the audio endpoint market is benefiting from the newest trend of smaller collaboration spaces in enterprises.
Statistics compiled by mobile data crowdsourcing outfit Tutela has revealed in-depth insight into what devices visitors to Mobile World Congress 2018 were using, and how they used them
SAP Cloud Platform is now available as a consumption-based model, an alternative to the subscription model. SAP also updated the SCP SDK for iOS and released two new apps.
Demand for HR applications is driving new offerings. Facebook is expanding its recruiting services, and a large Midwestern bank offers a full-service HR suite.
An entrepreneurial unit within ADP has developed machine learning-powered leadership coaching software that delivers feedback from frank employee assessment of managers.
US chocolate maker has signed up Accenture to support its SAP Hana S/4 implementation
WekaIO CEO Liran Zvibel sees partnerships with HPE, Mellanox and AWS as key for the startup, as it pursues growth opportunities in artificial intelligence and life sciences.
Police in Iceland are investigating a spate of datacentre thefts, after thieves lifted 600 cryptocurrency-mining servers worth around $2m
Enterprises in Asia are lapping up DevOps but less than one-third have baked security processes into their developments
Most UK consumers are concerned about personal data they have shared online, but few know the extent of that data or their rights, a survey shows, indicating a need for education and transparency
Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to get the US government using its cloud in anger, with the promise of a forthcoming Azure Stack integration and new datacentre regions to house “secret” classified data
The distributor has shared revenue figures from last year with it again delivering double digit improvements
Amazon is in talks with a bank about setting up a current account that will appeal to young people
Energy company awards India’s HCL five-year IT deal in order to free up resources to focus on core business
Backup product supplier Druva plans cloud-to-cloud backup to Amazon Web Services and other public cloud services as demand arises, in a future firmly fixed on hybrid operations
The European Commission is focused on boosting cyber security support and collaboration throughout the European Union
Organisations in major European cities have upped their search for English-speaking talent, including IT professionals, since the UK’s referendum on EU membership
To boost its profile in IaaS, IBM's cloud strategy has shifted focus from CIOs to developers. Whether the multipronged appeal to developers will pan out remains an open question.
Those customers concerned that a move to the cloud might be the wrong thing can take comfort in research that indicates the UK is one of the most robust places in the world to take the plunge
By having a social media strategy in place, companies can quickly respond to customers' concerns through social media.
National Association of Local Councils is concerned complying with GDPR puts financial strain on local authorities and calls on government to help with funding
The massive Equifax data breach affected even more people. The startling total is now 147.9 million U.S. consumers who had their information stolen by hackers.
Essex and Hertfordshire County Councils have joined forces to run a number of pilots assessing the socioeconomic benefits of smart city technologies
Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola said VSA's integration with Unitrends backup gives managed services providers an 'enterprise-class' BC/DR option in a burgeoning market.
Speakers at MSPWorld 2018 sparked new discussions about MSP security, such as how companies need to avoid entanglement with customers' security lapses.
The US Department of Defense confirms it is revising down the cost and scope of a billion dollar cloud deal awarded to an AWS partner, after critics picked holes in the procurement process
Cisco has turned Tetration analytics toward app security. The latest upgrade helps spot software flaws and identify malware activity, such as Spectre and Meltdown exploits.
Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and CMS administrator Seema Verma outlined big changes coming to promote interoperability and greater patient access to EHRs.
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) confirms it will start accepting new bids from suppliers wanting to join the tenth iteration of the G-Cloud framework from April 2018, in anticipation of the next version going live in June
Five days after a record breaking terabit DDoS attack, a new 1.7Tbps DDoS attack was detected taking advantage of improperly secured memcached servers to launch a reflection attack.
The government has announced plans to develop a new code of practice to improve the security of connected internet of things devices
With strong policies in data protection and cyber security, Japan, Australia and Singapore are among countries that are most prepared to reap the benefits of the cloud
Indian company opens new tech centre in the US to help fulfil its promise to hire more American workers while adapting to changing IT services trends
Food retailer Co-op plans to introduce a smartphone self-checkout system so customers can pay for goods without visiting a till
Banks have accepted the changes brought about by digital disruption and are confident that new technologies will be core to their business success, according to a survey by Fujitsu
WEF consortium of companies will focus on protecting financial technology firms from cyber threats
The UK’s national cyber security agency aims to help organisations understand the need to act collaboratively and collectively against the cyber threat, urging them to raise the bar
Danish biotechnology company’s CIO tells Computer Weekly about some of the changes he has made to the organisation’s IT department since he arrived 19 months ago
The print vendor used a recent event to talk of the need for security and the challenges of GDPR
Research by SonicWall shows there were 9.32 billion malware attacks globally last year, but ransomware attacks fell by 71%
Telecoms regulator launches investigation into whether or not mobile operators Three and Vodafone are flouting European rules on net neutrality
Businesses are under pressure from employees to use consumer-focused authentication methods for cloud applications, but that could have both positive and negative security implications, warns Gemalto
The final part of Mitel's intregration of ShoreTel is to combine the partner programme into a single offering
Velocity Smart is a new company hoping to revolutionise desk-side support by removing the need for IT staff to physically visit employees’ desks
Slack and Facebook are making their first appearances at the unified communications conference. Plus, contact center technologies could take center stage at the show.
Technology tie-up between VMware and AWS continues to go from strength to strength as the pair confirm a European expansion of their combined hybrid cloud-enabling service
Datadog joins competitors such as SignalFx and Splunk in the quest to create Swiss army knife-style tools that track logs, events and metrics in one place for DevOps teams.
Cloud security startups are popular acquisition targets, as cloud providers and third parties seek to address corporate IT concerns across multiple platforms.
At HIMSS 2018, a CIO and CMO gave their perspectives on the current state of value-based care and the barriers that are impeding the transition.
Arts and culture organisations will be given help to access new technologies and digital skills as part of a government plan to “support the whole digital culture ecology”
Millennials bring more than just their iPhones to the conference table. Here's why you need to stop dumping on your millennial sales force and embrace their tech-savvy ways.
Spectra Logic tape library choices now include the scalable Stack and a cheaper version of its previous T950 line. Tape can be a key storage element, as data sets continue to grow.
Microsoft is chasing competitors Slack and Cisco Spark with the expansion of Microsoft Teams guest access. More enterprises are using team chat apps to collaborate with external partners.
In its first move following the acquisition of cloud access security broker Skyhigh Networks, McAfee extended its cloud security platform to Microsoft Azure customers.
Only half of ransomware victims who pay ransoms to cyber criminals recover their data, a report reveals, pointing to a need for more effective strategies to deal with these attacks
Auckland Airport is testing an AI-powered avatar at the arrivals area to answer biosecurity questions from travellers
Businesses should not ignore the threat of malware designed to carry out illicit cryptocurrency mining, warns NTT Security
The tech brains working with artificial intelligence think governments have an important role to play in preparing workers for change
UK businesses now have the opportunity to improve their cyber security and prove they have taken steps to protect data they hold, thanks to a police-backed certification scheme
Deal with Finland’s largest grocery retailer helps mobile payment service spread its reach
Royal Bank of Scotland's head of innovation talks to Computer Weekly about creating and supporting change, bringing different technologies together, and how 2018 could be the year blockchain innovation comes to fruition
Ongoing semiconductor and DRAM component shortage is driving up server prices, prompting IT buyers to delay purchases, according to Gartner
Tech City UK has placed more of an emphasis on companies outside of the capital for its next accelerator cohort
Senior industry figures have called for more diversity on International Women's Day
Malware targeting Apple Mac computers more than doubled from 2016 to 2017, according to security firm Malwarebytes
The European Commission has unveiled proposals to boost the EU’s financial technology sector
The boss at MSP specialist Kaseya has commented on a market experiencing strong growth thanks to the investments being made by the SME community
Researchers discovered evidence of an NSA tracking program designed to watch nation-state hackers and gather information as attacks were in progress.
The government will finally publish internal assessment reviews of the controversial Universal Credit programme under Freedom of Information laws, after years of refusing to do so
Selected technical features and technical support twilight inspires more Windows Server 2008 and 2012 IT shops to upgrade to Windows Server 2016.
The benefits of the cloud are well-known, as is the healthcare industry's wariness about moving patient data to the cloud. At the HIMSS conference, the deliberations expanded.
Nexsan Unity disk arrays are based on a dual-controller NST platform. Argonne National Lab uses the storage for continuous operations in inhospitable environments.
Cisco's new cloud-based service, called vAnalytics, helps companies prepare for changes within the Viptela SD-WAN by giving answers to what-if questions.
VMware Cloud on AWS has improved migrations, cost controls and availability, as VMware pitches customers on the value of hosting vSphere-based workloads on the public cloud.
This week, bloggers look at how engineers will need to adapt to changes such as network automation scripts, offer projections for RSA 2018 and debate network transformation.
Banks and financial institutions need to go back to basics, deconstruct their core banking processes and strive for zero defects in building applications, says the IT head honcho of Malaysia’s CIMB Bank
Cyber criminals hijacking computing resources to mine for cryptocurrencies are raising their efforts to bypass enterprise security controls, researchers have found
Amazon could have more banking customers in the US than the UK has citizens within five years
Researchers have carried out a ransomware attack on robots to show that such attacks are possible and should be guarded against
As the retail landscape shifts in the wake of new technologies, experts in retail and tech explain how firms need to adapt to cater for modern consumers
International cooperation and regular tabletop exercises are essential to ensure effective cyber defence, according to the Nato cyber defence centre
Sharing his view of the future with analysts after its Q4 results were issued the distributor's CEO believes the firm is in the right place to sell digital technology and services
Booking.com has announced the winners of its 2018 Technology Playmaker Awards and emphasised the importance of having more visible female role models in the industry
Google Hangouts Chat could lead to interesting AI chatbot technology eventually, but G Suite users are already loyal to competitors, such as Slack.
RingCentral has expanded its cloud portfolio with the release of RingCentral Meetings, a stand-alone web conferencing platform. Other recent product upgrades should make it a stronger player in the contact center market.
Government project management experts warned as long ago as 2015 that a problem with GDS's Verify online identity system could undermine the Universal Credit business plan
A DHS cybersecurity audit for FISMA compliance by the Office of Inspector General rated the agency below target levels in three of five areas of information security.
News roundup: Our Security Advocates emerges amid criticism of RSA Conference's lack of female keynote speakers. Plus, a kill switch is discovered for the Memcrashed DDoS exploit, and more.
Tenable.io Lumin enables organizations to gauge their 'cyber exposure' to vulnerabilities and allows them to compare remediation efforts against industry benchmark data.
The latest UC products will be on display at this year's Enterprise Connect, including mobile unified communications platforms and team collaboration workspaces.
Most IT decision makers in the UK are critical of the government for failing to educate organisations about the GDPR and its implications, and few have a clear understanding of it, a survey shows
The government's decision to roll back plans to delay the launch of G-Cloud 10 could be detrimental to the future of the framework, it is claimed
Aqua Security's MicroEnforcer deployed without a sidecar container supports containers on public cloud services such as AWS Fargate and Azure Container Instances.
Analyst Jim Hare of Gartner offers five ways to turn your company's data and analytics strategy into a competitive advantage by studying what our spy agencies do.
Datto is planning updates to Autotask Endpoint Management and Autotask PSA in the coming months, as it continues to integrate its product lines; other news from the week.
The government has unveiled the winners of a multimillion-pound competition to create 5G mobile network testbeds around the UK