The investment will fund replacements for two supercomputers at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in an effort to bolster Australia’s research capabilities
An increasing number of Dutch towns and cities use street sensors and big data to tackle societal problems. From smart lighting to artificial intelligence that spots violent behaviour in surveillance footage, smart technology is booming in the Netherlands
The channel's main customer base is suffering because of late payments and its negative impact on cash flow
Network services provider Redcentric wins the first major regional Health and Social Care Network contract as procurements around England gather pace
Access to viable broadband services continues to improve across the UK, according to Ofcom
Having successfully trialled its autonomous delivery robots in the UK and US, Estonian startup Starship Technologies is embarking on a full commercial roll-out
The DevOps specialist has indicated it is now working with a number of vendors with some of those offering its technology via the channel
Representatives of the security industry have welcomed the announcement that the NHS will be migrating to Windows 10 as part of a multi-million pound deal with Microsoft, but warn that the move will not be without its challenges
DataCore CEO Dave Zabrowski takes the reins from founder George Teixeira as the company works to use MaxParallel product to go beyond storage to the software-defined data center.
TSB's IT problems have moved into a second week, as the bank fights to get its services and reputation back on track
A glance at IT news shows cybersecurity trends remain on companies' radar. At the CIO Boston Summit, Cybereason's Jessica Stanford discussed steps to defend against risk.
Getting cyber security innovation to market is an important area of focus, according to the National Cyber Security Centre, which runs a cyber accelerator programme and recently stated a Dragons Den style security innovation pitch at the 2018 CyberUK conference
Security awareness programs should take into account that humans are basically 'lazy, social, creatures of habit,' said KnowBe4's Perry Carpenter at the CIO Boston Summit. Here are three tips.
Proofpoint research shows that while phishing attacks now require victims to take more steps, the success rate for such attacks hasn't declined and enterprises are still on the defensive.
Tableau users who previously had to rely on software from other vendors to prepare data now have a new option: Tableau Prep, the BI vendor's own data preparation tool.
The Rapid+TCT 3D printing conference shows new developments in machines, materials and digital systems may fuel growth as an industrial manufacturing option.
The combination of a broken Oracle WebLogic vulnerability and available proof-of-concept exploit code has led threat actors to search for any servers that are at risk.
IT pros from Comcast, American Airlines and Zipcar sound off on benefits of the software development platform at April's Cloud Foundry Summit in Boston.
Proof-of-concept code showing how an NTFS flaw can shut down Windows systems was published by a security researcher nine months after he disclosed it to Microsoft.
Don't believe anyone who promises to transform a business digitally in three years, says Gartner Fellow Mark Raskino
Paul Pester will face questions from the Treasury Committee about the bank’s IT problems
UK critical infrastructure providers could be liable for fines of millions of pounds if they do not improve their cyber defences and resilience of their IT infrastructure, a study reveals
Imperial College London is working with the Vodafone Foundation to co-opt smartphone processing power for use in cancer research
Gigaclear is running cables underneath Bristol’s historic Clifton Suspension Bridge to bring ultrafast full-fibre services to forgotten communities
Mobile operator Three has enlisted SSE Enterprise Telecoms to bring 20 core datacentres on-net as it prepares to start rolling out 5G
While it will stop those annoying taskbar InBox and social media messages, at the heart of the April 2018 Windows 10 update is an effort to simplify management
Just a few weeks after getting backing from a private equity player the distributor has made an appointment that will support geographic expansion plans
Ten startups have been chosen as part of the OpenActive accelerator programme to develop fitness products and encourage people to be active
VMware's NSX strategy aims to help enterprises stitch together data centers and cloud environments, though it could be overkill for IT shops with simpler needs that are more specific.
Entrepreneur and former basketball star tells SuiteWorld 2018 about the importance of adapting to the millennial customer in a technology-driven age
Despite growing cyber threats and heightened global awareness of hacking and data breaches, password behaviours remain poor and UK users are in denial, a study has revealed
Scottish local government’s chief digital officer describes the challenges of driving digital change across the country’s councils
Senior figures from HM Revenue & Customs have hit back at claims that its online IR35 status tool is not fit for purpose, as survey data suggests public sector contractors are being assessed without the tool’s help anyway
The digital transformation message has got into the boardroom and is now a CEO priority, which should give the channel some chances to support those firms as they change their operations
The Middle East is a hotbed for smart city developments, with activities in the region maturing and adapting to what citizens want
Financial management software vendors FinancialForce, Vena Solutions and Model N have made recent moves to upgrade products, add third-party integrations or accelerate innovation.
Dell EMC rebrands its high-end, all-flash VMAX system as PowerMax, which is packed with NVMe flash and inline data reduction. A single system scales to 4 PB, with an onboard AI tiering engine.
Dell EMC partner companies can expect the IT vendor to work toward tighter partner-product portfolio alignment and faster deal registration over the course of 2018.
Facebook wants to embed its platform in the enterprise, and hopes to achieve this through integration with third-party services
At ATA18, American Well's chairman and CEO expressed the company's desire to 'democratize healthcare' with its acquisition of acute care telehealth company Avizia.
The security industry has welcomed the introduction of measures by the Google Chrome browser aimed at achieving certificate transparency
The security industry has welcomed plans to fight cyber crime in the heart of London using a community-based approach, but says more investment in cyber security skills is required
Cloud applications supplier has increased its investments in the region by more than 50% in the past year, and is looking to maintain its double-digit growth in international markets
Royal Bank of Scotland to close 162 branches and shed 800 jobs after deciding not to create a challenger bank – but a new digital bank may be on the way
IFS uses 2018 world conference in Atlanta to launch upgrade of its enterprise resource planning suite, shepherded by new CEO Darren Roos
Vendor hopes new programme will help partners to bundle, sell and build converged infrastructure solutions
Dell continues to encourage more storage sales with additional programmes and rebates for partners
One of the main tenets of its channel strategy is to be simple and the firm has introduced a framework to simplify engagement for channel partners
The managed services player is again hitting the headlines for making an acquisition to bolster its cloud offering
Plenty of resellers have yet to get their digital presence up to scratch and that could cost them business
Ransomware attacks tapered off towards the end of 2017 after an explosion in such attacks earlier in the year, but ransomware remains a threat to big business, a report reveals
Critical infrastructure suppliers and manufacturing firms are being urged to ensure that their systems are patched up to date, after researchers discover Schneider Electric remote code execution vulnerability
Finland’s government allocates €400m to support digital projects run by the country’s local authorities
Chipmaker ARM announces microprocessor aimed at improving the physical security capabilities of devices making up the internet of things
Revamped spend controls policy aims to give departments more flexibility, but requires them to keep a 15-month pipeline plan of any current and intended technology spend above £5m
Dell EMC VxRail customers discuss their use of the HCI platform inside and outside the data center; platform moves to faster 14th gen PowerEdge servers powered by NVMe flash.
Computer algorithm failure caused 450,000 women to miss their breast cancer screenings – some of whom will have "had their lives shortened" by the error, Jeremy Hunt has admitted
Facebook has lost a legal attempt to delay the Irish High Court from seeking answers from the European Court of Justice over the legality of EU-US data transfers
VMware is using its VeloCloud SD-WAN to extend NSX networking to the branch. The move makes NSX the unifier of branch, data center and cloud networking.
With GDPR compliance in place, there are several technologies organisations can use to transform their data analytics
Facebook added dozens of business tools to a newly created app directory in its platform for businesses. The Workplace by Facebook integrations should broaden the product's appeal.
StorageOS releases tool that allows management of persistent storage for containers that can operate on-premise, in public cloud and hybrid cloud to provide deployment, QoS and protection
IDC suggests multi-cloud adoption will become the norm across European enterprises, but there is much work to be done before this becomes a reality
Building IoT connectivity with a PI Server across multiple plants to improve analytics and efficiency is a great goal, but achieving it isn't without its challenges, as evidenced at OSIsoft PI World 2018.
Commvault has begun a search for a new CEO. Commvault Advance is also underway, as the data protection vendor seeks to cut costs and improve products.
Carrier neutral datacentre provider, Colt DCS, is joining a number of other organisations in supporting PwC's push to make the tech sector a more diverse and inclusive place
Virtual Instruments shows off newly integrated Cisco SAN Telemetry Streaming and AppDynamics technology and troubleshooting improvements in its VirtualWisdom 5.6 tool.
The London-based data mining firm at the heart of the Facebook data exploitation scandal has announced it is closing, but the ICO says the probe into its actions will still go ahead
Cyber criminals are using fake GDPR-related privacy notices to trick recipients into disclosing personal data and spread malware, a security firm warns
Thirty-eight GP practices in London borough plan to launch app that includes advice, symptom checker and appointment booking
Authorities are trying out blockchain to automate many of the processes related to waste transportation in the EU
Ofcom has released statistics on communications service provider customer service metrics, and TalkTalk does not come out of it well
City of London Police are offering to train business leaders and IT security in cyber security using a Lego simulation that is surprisingly close to real life
Starting this 23 May there will be MSP Day and a chance to celebrate the work done by managed service providers
Kaseya's acquisition of Unitrends links remote monitoring and management, professional services automation, and backup and recovery services for midmarket enterprises and MSPs.
Dell EMC plans to keep overlapping midrange storage for now. Dell Technologies World 2018 rollouts included CloudIQ analytics and Isilon SaaS beta with Google Cloud Platform.
Researchers have devised a new protocol that they claim vastly extends the range of quantum key distribution over fibre networks
Enterprises are undergoing SD-WAN testing to gauge how the technology can offer better WAN control, IHS Markit says. Also, OPNFV releases Fraser to support cloud-native applications.
Mapping IoT activity and other IT data to Oracle ERP is the task Las Vegas set for FixStream's AIOps platform in an effort to quickly find the source of IT problems.
This week's roundup of analyst musings includes discussions about the importance of hybrid cloud data protection and whether it's beneficial to strike a work-life balance.
There are other VM-like approaches for container security isolation, but Google's Kubernetes cred could make its gVisor a multi-cloud standard for security-sensitive enterprise apps.
The C3 IoT low-code development platform helps developers of all skill levels build AI and other next-generation applications without having to write any code.
A private equity firm plans to acquire Mitel for $2 billion in the second half of 2018. The move should give the vendor more flexibility, as it pushes adoption of Mitel cloud.
Field service management software can be a great way to integrate mobile into a service company. Now, cloud-based platforms offer an accessible entry point for smaller businesses.
Self-service BI vendor Qlik is beginning to add a promised set of advanced functionality to its Qlik Sense software, but the features will be delivered in stages.
Forrester Research’s latest public cloud adoption report shines a light on how enterprise attitudes to using corporate datacentres are changing as the GDPR deadline approaches
Despite the noise surrounding blockchain technology, not many CIOs are using it or planning to do so in the near future, finds Gartner
Paymentsense survey confirms rapid growth of contactless payments, but £30 limit is preventing further dominance
Twitter has revealed that a bug in its systems resulted in some passwords being stored in a log in clear text, underlining the need for alternative authentication methods, say industry commentators
The trend to cloud NAS continues as Dell EMC announces beta phase of Isilon Cloud for GCP that will see fully-featured scale-out NAS available to customers via the Google cloud
The vendor has launched a pilot programme that will give service providers the chance to co-create solutions
The vendor has simplified its portfolio and given the channel a chance to take its virtual desktop message out to the mid-market customer base
Social media giant plans to offload some of its Hadoop clusters to the Google Cloud Platform to boost the resiliency of its infrastructure
Dell EMC rebrands VMAX high-end SAN arrays as PowerMax, with CPUs upgraded, new inline data deduplication, controller code re-worked and NVMe and Optane hardware on the roadmap
Security professionals must avoid over-hyping cyber threats, and penetration testers need to reinvent themselves to demonstrate value to businesses to remain relevant, says RBS CISO
The Microsoft partner is keen to demonstrate that ambitions and plans to increase service revenues continue to be delivered
BetterWorks Systems has a new CEO and has put a sexual harassment lawsuit in its rearview mirror. The startup has $60 million in funding from some top Silicon Valley VC firms.
Safe-T, an Israeli company that offers technology based on software-defined perimeter architecture, has launched a channel program and is looking for partners in the U.S.; more news from the week.
On none other than World Password Day, a Twitter bug was announced that led to the passwords of all 336 million users being stored in plaintext in an internal log.
The timeline for the AMD patches promised to fix chipset flaws disclosed in March is being criticized, but AMD said the patches are being tested by partners and are still on track.
News roundup: Researchers find tens of thousands of malicious apps use Facebook APIs and can access user data. Plus, AWS threatens to suspend Signal's use of the platform, and more.
Verizon has built a software-defined networking controller for its legacy routers. The Verizon SDN technology is being used on Cisco and Juniper hardware delivering Ethernet services.
In a surprise announcement, Cisco said Rowan Trollope was leaving to lead Five9 and would be replaced by the CEO of the relationship intelligence startup Accompany, which Cisco expects to acquire.
Informed by ESG research, the new Dell EMC IT Transformation campaign looks to help partners adopt a consultative approach to IT infrastructure modernization.
Cisco and CoreOS added to a growing number of Kubernetes integration options, prompting enterprise IT buyers to consider whether they should rely on one vendor or take on heavy lifting themselves.
The days of corporate IT as a back-end function with its practitioners relegated to the basement are long over. But IT strategy in 2018 has its own host of challenges.
Upgrades to Dell's high-end PowerEdge servers, along with HCI servers to run machine learning workloads, illustrate the company's balancing act to address corporate users' needs for server hardware and hybrid cloud.
A new Android Rowhammer PoC proves an attack is possible, but an expert said the limited scope of affected devices and feasibility of performing the attack lessens the danger.