India and Australia are potential candidates for Thales’s new coding centre that will support digital transformation efforts
The Baltic country’s programme to offer anyone, anywhere a chance to run a company online is facing its first crisis
Growing adoption of artificial intelligence is spurring interest in high-performance computing beyond research institutions
Broadband supplier receives backing from the National Digital Infrastructure Fund to bring full-fibre services to 100,000 more properties across London
Businesses that operate online should be working to ensure operational resilience, while the financial sector should focus more on collaboration, says professional services firm KPMG
Cloud optimisation provider Densify signs distiribution agreement with DataSolutions
Cabinet Office offers up to £130,000 for chief operating officer role, to act as Kevin Cunnington’s deputy and be responsible for the internal transformation and day-to-day running of Government Digital Service
Oil, energy and chemical companies are rethinking how to control big manufacturing plants, replacing expensive control technology with cheaper, more secure systems, taking their cue from biology
The cyber criminal world has moved to a platform approach and it increases the challenges for those trying to protect data
All change at the top of Tech Data and plenty of movement in the security world in another week of people starting fresh chapters in their channel careers
AI in healthcare will feature prominently at the 2018 ATA annual conference. The role of telemedicine in the fight against the opioid crisis will also be discussed.
Science and Technology Committee says genomics had potential to revolutionise the NHS, but is worried delays to NHS digital projects and data sharing concerns could threaten progress
CloudCraze president calls the acquisition by Salesforce 'a huge win' for its customers and for Commerce Cloud customers, with the capability of selling B2C and B2B on one platform.
Nearly half of UK manufacturers have been hit by a cyber security incident, according to a report by an industry organisation, which calls for greater government focus on the specific security needs of the sector
Two tech titans investing in the AI tools that automate jobs are also sinking money into workplace mindfulness programs aimed at helping employees become better at being human.
The latest loss announced by Capita adds uncertainty to an outsourcing sector already tarnished by the collapse of Carillion
A panel of women cybersecurity professionals at the RSA Conference discussed ways to find the best job candidates, the best advice they've received and how to be better mentors.
Startup Morro targets SMB customers with a CloudNAS 3.0 file storage update that adds replication capabilities and support for Microsoft's Azure Active Directory.
Residents of four more cities – Coventry, Edinburgh, Huddersfield and Stirling – will be hooked up to the ultrafast full-fibre broadband service in the coming months
Customer data was exposed during migration to new core banking platform
A cyber crime group is targeting the health sector and related industries in the US, Europe and Asia in a suspected corporate espionage campaign, researchers warn
The distributor has pointed to its move as being evidence of its growth ambitions across EMEA
A report from Ericsson has revealed that telecoms operators are testing out multiple routes to monetising the IoT
SAP’s overall first-quarter revenue was flat, but cloud revenue and profitability were up, while its S/4 Hana customer base stands at 8,300
Cyber attack on Ukraine’s energy ministry shows that websites remain a weak point for many organisations online, say security experts
Scale-Up.eu says initiative will enable scale-up companies to grow their business without relying on overseas investment
The Criminal Courts Review Commission forensic examination of the IT system at the centre of a legal case against the Post Office has raised further questions
Google claims the expansion of its datacentre portfolio in recent years has generated thousands of jobs and seen it contribute billions of dollars to the US economy
Backup specialist Unitrends says Veeam has become “arrogant” and abandoned large elements of its customer base. VM Backup Essentials aims to fill gap for VMware users
Top healthcare executives from all sectors of the industry convene to do business and dialogue about new approaches and technologies seen as disruptive to established care models.
Ten augmented reality and virtual reality startups can join 10-week Augmentor accelerator, with access to classes, facilities and mentorship
The unified comms player has accepted an offer that would see it go into private hands
As network perimeter security grows less practical, Akamai talks at RSA Conference about moving beyond firewalls to improve authentication with a zero-trust model.
The US telecoms giant is expanding its footprint in Asia through its merger with Level 3, and hopes to bring its offerings on par with that of rivals in the region
Cloud Foundry PaaS and Kubernetes container orchestration each appeal to DevOps shops, and users want consolidation, as the two camps continue to negotiate.
A majority of nurses welcome digital technology, but costs, poor connectivity and a lack of interoperability act as barriers, and lead community nurses to use paper instead
Sharing health records across health and social care has been something the NHS has worked towards for a long time. As the NHS ramps up its plans, has it finally got the right balance between patient care, privacy and feasibility?
Accedian Networks has launched its first product from the Performance Vision acquisition. SkyLIGHT PVX includes network monitoring, plus root-cause analytics and remediation.
At a recent webinar, IT leaders discussed the factors driving the absence of a CIO voice in the boardroom and highlighted the skills they need to earn a seat at the table.
Unified communications and networking technology supplier Mitel is to be acquired by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners for $2bn
Full-fibre broadband specialist CityFibre is to be bought by a Goldman Sachs-backed consortium as it seeks more cash to fulfil its expansion plans
With one month to go before the deadline for compliance with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, organisations should ensure they are able to meet minimum requirements to defend against adverse scrutiny
Just over half of IT and telecoms SMEs are targeted by fraudsters, with each case of cyber fraud costing more than £1,000, study reveals
TSB’s very public IT problems will send shivers down the spine of IT teams at large banks that are yet to migrate to new core banking systems
With just a month to go before the GDPR compliance deadline, many employees still don’t know how to protect confidential data, a study shows
With just a month to go the arrival of GDPR those customers that are not ready should not give up on trying to get set for the data regulations
The majority of websites in the UK could be prone to cyber attacks, a security scan across 135,035 sites has revealed
Survey of IT decision-makers shows one-fifth of companies lack continuous encryption capabilities and only half have the systems required for the right to erasure and the right to rectification
With Mitel looking to accept an offer that would take it private the message for the channel is that it's business as usual but there is the prospect of something even better coming after the deal closes
International law enforcement has shut down the Webstresser cyber crime website, which was the world’s biggest marketplace for selling distributed denial of service attack services that were used against seven UK banks
Eric Morales leads the AWS business development team for startups and gaming companies in the Nordics. Computer Weekly caught up with him at AWS’s Nordic headquarters in Stockholm
Government is urging UK organisations to defend against cyber crime, as newly released figures show that large numbers of businesses and charities suffered at least one cyber attack in the past year
Converged secondary storage vendor Cohesity brings copy data management into the cloud for DevOps with CloudSpin and public cloud snapshot API integration.
Alphabet, the parent company of Google, says that since its advertising business relies on keyword searches, the impact of GDPR is limited
Dell EMC World is no more. The combined vendor has renamed its annual user summit Dell Tech World, where data storage product upgrades will touch flash, HCI and software-defined.
Additional profiling, debugging and tracing tools for Google's Stackdriver suite expand application performance management services for developers.
Home Office app for EU citizens registering to stay in the UK post-Brexit only works on Android devices as iPhones do not share passport chip data
The European Commission wants to introduce EU-wide standards for health records, and allow EU citizens to access and share their patient information securely across member states
Rachel Tobac discusses how to train employees to avoid social engineering attacks and how individuals can keep themselves safe with awareness and by being 'politely paranoid.'
The Scottish Government will create a joint decision-making board, a national approach to service redesign and a national digital platform to ensure interoperability
With many organizations using EMM to keep track of devices, apps and data, the information that users must share with printers can sometimes be forgotten.
Application management software is a necessity for organizational continuity and security. Without any such software, absent patches threaten end users' applications.
CMS is replacing meaningful use with 'Promoting Interoperability' and proposing new Medicare payment programs with looser physician reporting rules and more price transparency.
Cisco's cloud contact center portfolio now includes BroadSoft's CC-One. The vendor will use the multi-tenant platform to target small and midsize businesses.
A BGP routing security flaw enabled unknown threat actors to steal cryptocurrency by hijacking internet routing and rerouting traffic to a phishing site in Russia.
Gartner has forecast that artificial intelligence will create $1.2 trillion in economic value in 2018, up 70% on 2017
With the spring 2018 ONUG conference coming up on May 8 to 9, Nick Lippis, ONUG co-founder, discusses how IT teams are facing disruption from technologies like the cloud and SD-WAN.
The States of Jersey Police force plans to phase out inefficient paper-based activities with mobile applications, while other forces around the UK report improvements to their overall processes
To become the number one destination for artificial intelligence, the UK needs more specialist skills, and a new injection of funding is aimed at boosting the country’s AI skills pool
Regional workforce crowdsourcing startup relies on the cloud to keep its infrastructure agile enough to scale up and down, according to customer demand
Research projects aimed at building trust, privacy and security in the use of personal data and digital technologies are to receive funding
The UK cyber security authority is supporting an industry drive towards common standards for secure communication by joining an industry organisation that aims to achieve this goal
SAM specialist Snow Software has highlighted the concerns of CIOs that the growing spending power outside the IT department is putting the business in danger of becoming non-compliant
O2 has already turned on 100 new mobile sites since winning big in the Ofcom spectrum auction, and hopes to activate 900 more this year
Finnish research and development, as well as critical infrastructure, are being targeted by state-backed cyber espionage attacks, says report
Failure is the best way for firms to learn and succeed when it comes to business transformation, NetSuite’s executive vice-president Jim McGeever tells the audience at SuiteWorld 2018
Given the UK's new artificial intelligence sector deal, the European Commission is unveiling its own initiative to make Europe a world leader in AI
GDPR has more teeth than any previous data privacy directive, but that looming threat hasn't motivated many companies to get their audit trail in order.
The European Commission says online platforms such as social media and video sites, have not done enough to tackle unethical use, and calls on them “to decisively step up their efforts to tackle online disinformation”
NetSuite customer, fashion designer and CEO of Rachel Zoe explains that part of entrepreneurship is hiring people who fill the gaps you leave behind, and that in doing so passion can be more important than ability
Argos is recruiting an extra 150 IT professionals as part of its strategy to offer a better digital services to customers
Networking giant Cisco adds two MDS FC Director switches for small and medium-sized businesses. The vendor said it wants to speed transition to 32 Gbps FC for NVMe flash.
The data exploitation scandal that hit Facebook has not yet had an adverse impact on advertising revenues or user activity, according to first quarter financial results
TSB customers are still experiencing problems using online and mobile banking services after almost a week of disruption
Law firms are harnessing artificial intelligence to reduce the manual creation and checking of legal documents
British banks are turning to Israel’s high-tech sector to protect against cyber attacks
Issues with shortages have been a feature of the server market in Q1 and have been discussed in the latest trading review from Context
Barclays is opening its Eagle Lab incubator in London to help entrepreneurs create successful law businesses.
The Walt Disney Company’s head of solution integration tells how analytics helps to personalise the customer’s Disney experience, and how tech plays a leading role in The Lion King’s Broadway success
Cloud Foundry shops can refactor stateless apps according to cloud-native principles, but would like to bring stateful applications on board as well.
Karen McElhatton has been appointed McLaren’s new CIO, following former IT boss Craig Charlton’s departure in February
Philip Tully discusses the expensive and time-consuming work of building AI models and how those models can become the target of cyberattacks by malicious actors.
In this week's networking blog roundup, analysts examine whether programmable infrastructure is now a thing, what would make a good AI tool and what's wrong with telcos.
Red Hat partners with Supermicro on first turnkey storage package, bundling Gluster Storage software, server hardware and support at one price in a single SKU.
The integration of Cisco Spark to Webex Teams is similar to Microsoft's move to compete against Slack team collaboration and Zoom meeting services, according to analysts.
The Internet Society expands its Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security, or MANRS, to IXPs as a means to protect the internet from route hijacking, leaks and IP address spoofing.
SecureWorks researchers uncovered an extensive business email compromise campaign targeting the maritime shipping industry, which may have cost organizations millions of dollars.
A picture of steady but not rapid migration to the cloud by Oracle users emerged at Collaborate 18, with database vets saying it's wise to be selective on what to move.
Juniper plans to release the first iteration of its Contrail cloud tools in June. Contrail Enterprise Multicloud will compete in cloud networking with Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
Malicious actors are working on AI cyberattacks and other ways to augment threat activity with AI. Philip Tully discusses how that can work and if enterprise security can keep pace.
The cloud-based service management company has extended its reach in IT asset management to help businesses optimise cloud subscriptions
Enterprises need to figure out the business problems they are trying to solve and foster a data-driven culture to benefit from data analytics
BT risks being consigned to the dustbin of failed tech companies if it messes up the transition to full-fibre broadband networks, says Ofcom CEO Sharon White
Jeremy Hunt announces a review that will look at how to train NHS staff to use new technologies such as artificial intelligence, genomics, digital medicine and robotics
Tech giant reports strong growth in its cloud business in third-quarter 2018 fiscal results
An analysis of the cloud infrastructure services market from Canalys has highlighted an opportunity for partners with the right skills
As part of its digital vision for the Valleys, the government looks to pilot Uber-style transport app for NHS patients, a community Wi-Fi scheme and better use of data mapping tool
A trading update from the channel player has indicated that Q1 was better than it had expected
Public Accounts Committee chair Meg Hillier says the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy “appears to be operating in a parallel universe where urgency is an abstract concept”, as it needs upwards of 12 new digital systems and so far has none
The government has until 1 November 2018 to rewrite a key section of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, after the high court declared them unlawful in a judicial review brought by human rights group Liberty
AWS was lukewarm on blockchain until recently, but customer demand might have pushed the cloud provider to change its tune and offer some entry-level templates.
The bill for remediating the Atlanta ransomware attack that took some government systems offline in March was released, and totals more than $5 million and counting.
A single government department plans to spend nearly £15m on preparing for new European data protection legislation, a report reveals
Tufin's policy-based security automation tool fortifies DevOps environments, as it integrates with CI/CD tools, scans for threats, and secures containers and microservices.
Despite the vast majority of businesses agreeing that GDPR affects them, only 5% say they are fully prepared for it, according to a BSI survey
Avaya will add intelligent call routing to its contact center platforms. The vendor is partnering with Afiniti, which uses artificial intelligence to match customers with agents.
Microsoft has released a download pack that incorporates NCSC guidance to save UK companies weeks of work to secure Windows 10 and comply with government guidelines
It's immature, misunderstood, untested in the enterprise, risk-laden -- and needs to be on the CIO agenda. Gartner's Nick Heudecker frames the blockchain questions you should be asking.
News roundup: Researchers found a keycard vulnerability that enabled them to enter millions of hotel rooms worldwide. Plus, Yahoo has been fined $35 million by the SEC, and more.
Big Switch has added value to its network packet broker with the introduction of analytics and recording nodes. The new products are sold as add-ons to Big Monitoring Fabric.
When it comes to biometrics, security coexists with stupidity, unless implementers take the time to understand the limits, according to Adam Englander at RSAC 2018.
In part two of the interview with SentinelOne CEO Tomer Weingarten, he discusses how niche products and venture capital investments have affected the endpoint security space.
Amazon, Google and Microsoft have all posted favourable financial results this week, as enterprise appetites for cloud services show no signs of slowing, but what does this mean for suppliers outside of the big three?
Acquisition-minded ventures are building IT services platforms, as Reliam's buyout of managed cloud services provider Stratalux demonstrated this week; other IT channel news.
Google looks to make Cloud Spanner, Cloud Bigtable and Cloud SQL more attractive to corporate IT with some key updates to its fully managed database lineup.
A survey shows relatively few charities are prepared for new data protection regulations, highlighting several areas for improvement
Microsoft released new fixes that include the Intel microcode patches for Spectre variant 2 to help protect users on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
Webstresser.org, a popular DDoS-for-hire website, was taken down by several law enforcement agencies across the globe. Details are sparse, but arrests have reportedly been made.