Software giant Microsoft has partnered with a Japanese supplier of maritime systems to test the use of HoloLens headsets for training and maintenance work
Dubai is pioneering the use of bitcoin in the real world, with the property sector leading the way
Gartner’s latest spending forecast shows the strongest growth in IT spending, which it expects to total $3.7tn in 2018, up 6.2% from 2017
Facebook’s controversial data sharing with London-based data mining firm Cambridge Analytica is a game changer, according to the UK’s privacy watchdog
Automated drones will use sophisticated visual systems and machine learning techniques to carry out search and rescue missions where humans fear to tread
HSBC is using technology from a fintech startup to help it monitor transactions for potential money laundering
Employees download malicious files, click phishing links, correspond with hackers, and even share contact information for their colleagues, a report reveals
Scale-out NAS specialist Qumulo unveils P-series all-flash systems based on NVMe, and aims to be an alternative to high performance NAS hardware from Isilon and Pure Storage
Another busy seven days in the channel with movement at all levels as fresh blood is ushered into senior roles
Russian hackers are suspected of targeting a utility flaw to bypass Cisco switch security and penetrate enterprise networks and critical U.S. infrastructure.
Vulnerable systems need patching to avoid being attacked by security exploits, yet many businesses find it hard to apply patches quick enough
AWS technology evangelist Jeff Barr surveys the technology needs addressed by new security and ML-focused AWS developer tools disclosed at AWS Summit 2018, such as Secrets Manager.
Norway has a plan to be a leading location for datacentres with a policy that will put it in direct competition with some of its Nordic neighbours
The cyber threat to UK business is “bigger than ever” and the best way to defend against it is collaboration between government, law enforcement and business, a report shows
The next five to 10 years will see massive disruptions in the healthcare space, with artificial intelligence playing an increasing role in diagnosis and treatment by 2030, a report predicts
Ransomware remains the top cyber security threat to organisations, humans continue to be significant weakness and HR departments are a top target, according to the latest Verizon Data breach investigations report
Robots should be available at the fingertips and work in tandem with humans and other machines to improve task efficiency, says the chief technologist of Amazon Robotics
PayPal set to launch launch traditional retail banking services in the first half of this year
As artificial intelligence starts to take-off the chip maker has its channel lined up to take advantage
SAP has announced a new pricing model for indirect licensing scenarios that has been welcomed by user groups, who are still pressing for reassurance that they won’t pay more
Record retailer HMV goes all-in on a Cisco Meraki software-defined network to cut costs and improve its network resiliency
IDC has indicated that next year will be a turning point in the way funds are spent on IT and that will have ramifications for the channel
Move to Tintri hybrid flash VM-aware storage allows Imperial College trust to redeploy HPE 3PAR SAN storage and cut storage admin and trouble-shooting to almost zero
Academic study reveals just how lucrative cyber crime can be, with top-level cyber criminals out-earning government leaders and university graduates
KDDI Europe makes its move in managed SD-WAN, supported by Silver Peak SD-WAN; Lumina Networks updates its Flow Manager product to support service providers transitioning to SDN.
Phishing on mobile devices is a growing threat to business as attacks move beyond email to text messages and apps
Broadcom ships its first Brocade FC switching products and updates SAN management for NVMe with the goal of making Fibre Channel the fabric of choice for NVMe storage.
The vendor has picked up its second cloud consultancy in the space of eight months as it looks to increase its hybrid cloud support for customers
HS. is trying to enable healthcare startups to scale internationally as part of its accelerator programme
In recent UC blogs, analysts discuss the Plantronics-Polycom deal, the convergence of cloud contact center services and UC, and the new AV1 video codec.
The NHS Wales Informatics Service and Life Sciences Hub Wales have joined forces to launch a digital health and care network to help tech companies access the sector and share innovations
W3C and the FIDO Alliance have given websites a new tool for doing FIDO-compliant authentication, as the WebAuthn authentication protocol is promoted to W3C Candidate Recommendation.
From the dais and halls at Salesforce World Tour's Boston stop, talk focused on automating employee volunteerism, marketing best practices and developer reaction to MuleSoft deal.
Four years after hitting its 100% renewable power goal in its datacentre estate, consumer electronics giant Apple claims to have replicated the feat across its entire business
Oracle announces infusion of its Adaptive Intelligent apps into several CX Cloud products and promises more to come, with sales, marketing and service all getting upgrades.
The latest versions of Cisco Tetration analytics include a software-as-a-service offering with pay-as-you-go pricing. Cisco is also offering a software-only version.
There is some consensus among European CIOs on budget rises across the continent, but less so on what to invest in
IBM hopes to attract born-in-the-cloud startups that never considered buying a full-blown z14 mainframe, with its little brother, the 'skinny mainframe.'
During the last six months, AWS has demonstrated a commitment to IoT technology. But while it has a prominent place in the cloud IoT market, the technology doesn't fit all needs.
Microsoft delivered out-of-band security patches to address the Total Meltdown and malware engine exploits as a precursor to its regularly scheduled April Patch Tuesday fixes.
Being at the crossroads of technological change, Australia should decide if it wants to be a producer of cutting-edge applications or be contented with just being a user of technology
Government is harnessing Finland’s tech base to help make the country a leading location for the artificial intelligence industry
The UK is to enhance its specialist law enforcement response to crack down on criminals operating on the dark web
Selon Lookout, les utilisateurs de terminaux mobiles en entreprise tombent de plus en plus dans les pièges qui leur sont tendus dans le cadre de campagnes de phishing.
BladeRoom and Facebook are known to have reached a confidential settlement in their long-running legal dispute, which saw the social medial giant accused of stealing trade secrets
A US National Security Agency (NSA) representative has called for cyber security community collaboration at the National Cyber Security Centre’s conference in Manchester
UK intelligence, security and cyber agency GCHQ is expanding its network of UK sites to north west England
Research from SolarWinds has revealed that legacy infrastructure and skills gaps are causing problems for those customers trying to embark on digital transformation projects
Diversity in defence teams is key to improved cyber security, according to the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
The firm has put its faith in an online marketplace offering users the chance to procure thousands of products
Barriers such as poor procurement practices and lack of consensus about “what good looks like” can hinder NHS innovation, but there are still opportunities for digital health startups
MEF worked with The Linux Foundation and ETSI to develop an NFV and SDN certification to focus on related knowledge and skills. Meantime, MEF published specs for its Presto APIs.
This week, bloggers explore the growth of decentralized IT, thanks to edge computing; Infoblox DNS security updates; and how machine learning is becoming a feature, rather than a product.
After ninth consecutive quarter of growth, CEO says supermarket chain is “on track to deliver our medium-term ambitions”
Located at the 2012 Olympic Park, the London Cyber Innovation Centre could create up to 2,000 jobs in cyber security
Microsoft has tightened interoperability between Skype for Business and Teams. So far, the vendor has largely kept pace with its Microsoft Teams roadmap for 2018.
A report by the world's No. 1 job site, Indeed, finds there are more AI jobs than ever, but job-seeker interest is leveling out. What accounts for the dwindling enthusiasm among job hunters?
Ensuring the UK gets rules and regulations right is key to a thriving economy, and convergence with the digital single market is critical for tech companies, according to the CBI
Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important feature for enterprises accustomed to these insights on their own networks.
After years of climbing the ranks in the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, the ransomware threat has finally taken the top spot as the most prevalent malware type.
Kaseya Office 365 Backup is integrated deeply with the vendor's remote monitoring and management software. Spanning's cloud-to-cloud technology provides the muscle behind it.
Businesses that have modernised their IT are in a far better position to make the most of digital transformation initiatives
Research into the technology investment priorities of UK IT professionals reveals a strong appetite for all things cloud and containers
A new cyber attack categorisation system has been unveiled to improve UK response to incidents
Gartner's public cloud spending forecast suggests enterprise demand for IaaS and SaaS deployments will continue to intensify between now and 2021
The food and drinks multinational is using artificial intelligence software, known as Robot Vera, to phone and interview candidates as it seeks to fill vacancies for factory, sales workers and drivers in Russia
Mobile operator will use small cells to boost 4G mobile network data capacity in busy areas, such as around stations
The UK and 21 other countries have signed a declaration aiming to share blockchain experience and expertise across Europe, as well as preparing to launch EU-wide blockchain applications
Government funding has been allocated to help streamline cyber attack reporting, according to the National Cyber Security Centre
Cryptojacking attacks are on the rise, but experts are unsure if the threat can overtake the malware dominance of ransomware due to regulatory and profit questions.
Icelandic security company threw EMC VNXe “in the bin” and deployed StorMagic software-defined storage SvSAN to gain 4x boost in IOPS and slashed admin overhead
Serious Fraud Office builds on trials of artificial intelligence in criminal investigations by rolling out a new data management platform
Cloud supplier AWS wants to put machine learning capabilities into the hands of more people in the nascent market for cloud-based AI services
More than 150 large companies are already using Slack Enterprise Grid. The vendor views scalability and security as key to winning more customers for its premium product.
An auto glass supplier chooses FlexPod to consolidate and retire aging storage from several vendors. NetApp AFF supports VMware, and SolidFire arrays support growing claims management.
A few factors come into play that may make a XenApp migration not as easy as it looks for some organizations. Planning and testing will help IT handle version 6.5 end of life.
GCHQ continues to grow and develop its cyber capability to match the rapidly expanding and evolving threat landscape, says agency director
IDC maps growth in IT infrastructure products spending, cPacket beefs up monitoring for 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps networks, and Dell agrees to resell Metaswitch's composables package.
The UK home secretary has emphasised that cyber security is a shared responsibility and committed to promote EU cyber cooperation post-Brexit at the National Cyber Security Centre’s conference in Manchester
Crown Hosting and Fujitsu claim shift away from large, multi-year outsourcing deals is a change some systems integrators are intent on ignoring
Experts say consumers will feel more comfortable about sharing their data as part of open banking once more valuable use cases become available
Data protection is a hot issue and all about increasing confidence in the way data is handled, says UK privacy watchdog
UK citizens seem to be curbing their fears of artificial intelligence technology, according to survey research by OpenText
The distributor has landed backing from a private equity player that will give it the funds to continue expansion plans
The cloud is seen as highly secure and more and more critical data is being held in public clouds, but organisations need to adapt their internal security processes
Oracle customers weigh in on executive's hypothesis that analytics can now prove ROI of the martech stack -- or soon will -- and make marketing a revenue center just like sales.
There are slightly more than 40 days to go until GDPR is introduced and many customers are still not ready
A panel discussion at AIIM 2018 looked at how AI, cloud and blockchain will disrupt the intelligent information management space.
The majority of hackers claim they can breach an organisation within hours, while most security professionals admit they do not know what to look for
Top submissions to the RSA Conference 2018 indicate that the hype cycle around cybersecurity AI may be maturing, while diversity gets a lower ranking on the hot topic list.
Facebook's proposal to match anonymized patient data with user profiles has some experts worried about the possible privacy implications of such a project.
The Irish High Court is seeking answers from the European Court of Justice in a case that could have huge implications for EU-US data sharing and raises questions about US government surveillance of EU citizens. The move could bring a five-year legal battle between Austrian lawyer Max Schrems and Facebook to a close
IT pros on Twitter have questions about the chief transformation officer role. For starters: Isn't that role already filled by other C-level execs?
News roundup: Home routers are susceptible to a UPnP vulnerability that proxies bad traffic in a new way. Plus, AMD and Microsoft released patches for the Spectre flaw, and more.
The decentralized data storage method of blockchain could make enterprise group messaging more secure. Cisco is among the vendors investigating the promise of blockchain messaging.
HR management strategies are being tested by the increasing use of contingent workers. Managing them as vendors no longer works, but software is emerging to address the need.
Data center security vendor GuardiCore recently enhanced its partner program to attract managed security services providers as it looks to grow its reputation in the channel.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise said its acquisition of RedPixie will round out its purchase of Cloud Technology Partners last year; other news from the week.
The latest update on AT&T's mobile 5G network trials indicates the company will need to work faster to meet its goal of launching a commercial service by the end of the year.
Recognizing the limitations of artificial intelligence is step No. 1 for CIOs aiming to reap its benefits, according to AI luminaries at the recent EmTech Digital conference.