Banking group’s campus in Glasgow will host technology and operations teams using the latest technologies
Artificial intelligence is at the heart of IBM's long-term strategy, yet its cognitive solutions business experienced a slight decline. Oh dear, Watson
A busy week with senior executives being appointed at a number of firms to help steer the ship and get more out of channel relationships
The government has released its Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, setting the stage for the national roll-out of a full-fibre broadband network
Organisations that combine the zero trust security model with next-gen access are more confident about meeting access control challenges, a study shows
Government figures show direct and indirect spend on small to medium-sized enterprises by government departments in the 2016/17 financial year have fallen
Government plans to use money from the BDUK superfast broadband programme to drive the roll-out of full-fibre broadband to underserved rural areas
German bank creates an entire new department to build and support a platform to provide business-critical insights
Making sure that everyone understands the full range of technology and services that are on offer is a challenge for vendors as well as for their channel partners states TechMarketView
Emea is taking on infrastructure as a service in a big way, as traditional sourcing is being pinched, according to ISG
Marks and Spencer is continuing its efforts to digitally transform its business by starting an investment partnership for startups
Forrester Research analyst Martha Bennett gives CIOs a cogent framework for thinking about distributed ledger technology and potential blockchain projects for the enterprise.
Healthcare workers who require internet access will have to use separate internet workstations following an unprecedented attack on Singapore’s public healthcare system
Shares in Google’s parent company Alphabet have risen in value after it reported quarterly revenue of $32.7bn, up 26% year on year
The channel player has delivered a fifth consecutive year of growth as it meets customer demands for digital transformation expertise
Companies across Europe are increasingly turning to DevOps to help them adapt their software processes to support new customer-centric business uses
Government urged to conduct a review of the roll-out of smart meters for electricity and gas, and to intervene to tackle a number of failures
One Nordic bank decides to stop using cognitive agent Amelia to focus on other AI technologies, but another widens the use of the software
Most firms have a software vulnerability that can be exploited by cyber attackers, a study has revealed
Openreach plans to introduce wide-ranging cuts to FTTC and FTTP wholesale prices to get other providers to upgrade their users to faster broadband
Companies in the investment sector are increasingly using the public cloud to improve access to business-critical data
One of the talking points at the recent MicroScope storage roundtable was around the shift towards off-prem with vendors concluding that the experience is what really matters more than the location
There is a critical disconnect between the cyber security behaviour that top executives recommend and the way they behave themselves, while many firms do not know where their data lives and moves, a report reveals
HPE increases the ability of its InfoSight cloud-based predictive analytics to help manage 3PAR storage arrays; HPE picked up InfoSight in its 2017 acquisition of Nimble.
French IT services firm buys Syntel to expand in the US and bolster its offshore delivery
Dell EMC keeps its Unity and SC midrange storage arrays on separate tracks, but shows early signs of eventually merging the platforms. Both get OS upgrades.
Following the recommendations of the government’s Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, regulator Ofcom has proposed a package of measures to better support investment in full-fibre broadband
Public clouds tend to be more secure, but Office 365 has become a major target for attacks, which means internal IT security needs tightening
Gartner predicts that enterprise on-premises middleware will go out with a $30B bang this year. Ready to plan cloud middleware migration projects? Think iPaaS and MWaaS.
With the integration of CloudRanger, Druva's Cloud Platform now provides protection and management of data centers, software as a service, end-user devices and cloud workloads.
Burned out nurses don't make for healthy hospitals and medical practices. A targeted effort from the makers of the WorkJam app hopes to solve that problem.
Unitrends adds 12 TB hard disk drives and more models to cover a greater range of customer and workload sizes in its Gen 8 Recovery Series integrated appliances.
Successful phishing attempts have been eliminated among Google employees following a requirement to use physical security keys in order to gain access to all Google accounts.
Juniper will ship 400 GbE in PTX, MX and QFX routers and switches over the next 12 months. Cisco and Arista are expected to follow with their 400 GbE products as demand from service providers rises.
Cloud supplier Google claims its Cloud Service Platform will alleviate complexities in managing microservices in a hybrid IT environment
With regulators unwilling to accept security investments that would lead to higher tariffs, there is a chance that Australia’s National Energy Market could face increased cyber risks
Fewer organisations are worried about ransomware even though it remains one of the most costly cyber attacks
Applying security software updates is an ineffective way to deal with application layer cyber attacks and businesses should change their approach, security experts advise
The Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco has seen the search giant reinforce its commitment to addressing misconceptions about the enterprise-readiness of its cloud infrastructure and software propositions
Bus operator Stagecoach is testing out a full-size autonomous bus in its own depots, with future potential for use on passenger routes
IBM has patched vulnerabilities in its Cloud Functions service that is based on Apache OpenWhisk in response to vulnerability disclosures, and all other users are urged to do the same
The government needs to change the market that supplies it with services through better contracting practices if it is to achieve anything beyond lowest price, according to a PAC report
Those firms employing 10 or less people have a laid back attitude to security that could land them in trouble
ERP applications are increasingly being targeted by cyber criminals, hacktivists and nation-state actors, a report reveals
The video conferencing specialist has increased the incentives and rewards for those prepared to meet the requirements of its revised partner programme
Quarterly sales at mobile operator Vodafone dipped thanks to the impact of new reporting standards and foreign exchange headwinds
The market for cyber criminals’ services is thriving on the dark web, research reveals
Science and technology committee invites evidence for inquiry into spread of digital public services and the role of GDS
Apple Business Chat is now compatible with Cisco's contact center platform. Apple has closely guarded access to the business-to-consumer messaging service since its beta release this spring.
Blue Button 2.0 is a new healthcare API aimed at making sense of Medicare claims. Developed by the U.S. Digital Service at HHS, the API is in 500 developer hands so far.
Google has focused its hybrid strategy around containers and microservices, as Cloud Services Platform extends some of the public cloud provider's software to users' data centers.
With its acquisition of Podium Data, Qlik seeks to amplify its enterprise BI data management capabilities and raise the level of competition with Tableau and Power BI.
Amazon EKS generated curiosity among attendees at the AWS Summit in New York. But AWS' long-term container plans could change and alter how it packages the service to users.
When tape just wasn't cutting it, Vox Media turned to Cloudian object storage to handle the massive influx of rich media its publications were producing.
Data-intensive applications can hobble DevOps velocity, but one IT team makes fresh test data available to its developers with a tool that makes rapid copies of large data stores.
The cloud supplier claims substantial growth in Asia-Pacific, and is upping the ante on partnerships and infrastructure investments across the region
Security professionals are more worried about data breaches and cyber attacks than they were a year ago, with most fearing that Meltdown-Spectre attacks are becoming the norm
Facebook’s stock price has fallen dramatically in response to a forecast of slower revenue growth in 2018 and lower-than-expected user growth for the second quarter
Google is expanding its internet of things data processing offering by extending the ability for enterprises to carry out machine learning tasks in edge environments
O2 CEO Mark Evans is writing to every FTSE 100 boss in the UK seeking to build consensus around 5G use cases, and drum up support for investment
The prevalence of common and well-known web-based vulnerabilities underlines the need for better education around secure software development
Businesses with well-honed processes will often find it hard to adapt to new, digital transformation initiatives, according to Gartner report
City governments need to take charge of data use and leverage responsible innovation, as data should not be seen as a saleable commodity, but a common good, according to the innovation foundation
SMEs have long thought of multi-factor authentication as beyond their means but the need for protection is increasing as Kaseya has found in some research
Data science research has become an essential element of modern companies' success in the digital economy. Here's how to build a data science team to get the most bang for your buck.
A lack of best practice guidelines for bug bounties is leaving researchers, organisations and bounty platforms confused and at risk, a report reveals
The vendor is taking steps to remove some of the complexity in its pricing and make it easier for customers to get an idea of cost regardless of whether they are buying on-prem or in the cloud
ComplyRight, an HR and tax services firm, was hit with a data breach that affected 662,000 people. It has also prompted a lawsuit by a person whose data was breached.
For the first time, DHS has offered more detailed and unclassified information about electrical grid attacks carried out by Russian hackers and the dangers to U.S. infrastructure.
Corporate networks are the target of a new illicit cryptocurrency mining malware that is difficult to detect and eradicate, security researchers warn
A study has found larger enterprises are not as confident as smaller businesses about the security of their data in the public cloud
Up to $2 million will be provided by the ONC to two recipients to address interoperability challenges in healthcare, but one expert questions if it will be enough.
Google has entered the contact center market with the release of an AI platform supporting virtual agents and call analytics. Leading vendors, including Cisco and Genesys, were quick to adopt Google Contact Center AI.
Google Cloud security has new improvements across access management, data security, transparency and more, including support for Google-made Titan 2FA keys.
The Avi load balancer is more tightly integrated with Cisco ACI in the latest Avi Vantage Platform upgrade. Vantage 18.1 also sends more data to Cisco AppDynamics and Tetration.
The Ponemon Institute's '2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study' details a rise in data breaches with a look at mega breaches and why U.S. companies experience the greatest loss.
Google continues to make strides to catch AWS and Microsoft Azure, with upgrades around edge computing and security. But it won't unseat either competitor anytime soon.
An Australian life insurance company, given an opportunity to start anew with IT, chooses Salesforce as interface to deep OpenText content repository.
A US government report on cyber espionage by China, Russia and Iran says software supply chains are increasingly under attack
The UK has dropped from first to fourth in the United Nations’ ranking on e-governments across the world, falling behind Denmark, Australia and South Korea
Bank is feeling the effects of its recent IT problems, reporting a loss of more than £100m for the first six months of 2018
Cyber attackers are increasingly moving away from traditional malware to using trusted Windows executables to invade systems and breach corporate networks, say security researchers
After a run of bad news, there were some bright spots in BT’s first quarter financial results
In its first annual review since splitting from BT, Openreach has recommitted to its targets for full-fibre broadband
Cloud giant’s quarterly sales hit $6.1bn in third consecutive year-on-year rise as Ryanair, Major League Baseball and 21st Century Fox join its list of customers
Senator Ron Wyden wrote a letter to multiple government agencies advocating that the entire U.S. government stop Adobe Flash use on all systems due to security risks.
Google is enabling BigQuery users to build SQL-based machine learning models inside the cloud data warehouse via a BigQuery ML technology now out in beta.
Skype for Business 2019, released in preview this week, will extend support for on-premises unified communications deployments through at least 2023.
SnapLogic rolled out incentives for building solutions that combine its app and data integration tools with its technology partners' offerings; other channel news from the week.
With quantum computing on the horizon, multinational aerospace and defence firm Airbus is among those organisations that are looking at evolving their cryptography capabilities to stay ahead of technology
Data Dynamics' CEO discusses upcoming StorageX software capabilities designed to help customers find, analyze, move and manage unstructured data in a hybrid cloud environment.
Enterprise DevOps shops have yet another cloud CI/CD choice, as well as additional options for managed Kubernetes, function as a service and service mesh.
Slack, which is facing more aggressive competition from Microsoft, bought Atlassian HipChat and Stride. The Atlassian-Slack deal marks the start of a strategic partnership.
Windstream has introduced technology for connecting the Windstream SD-WAN to public clouds. SD-WAN Cloud Connect will support AWS and Microsoft Azure starting next month.
News roundup: A LifeLock vulnerability exposed the email addresses of millions of customers. Plus, Amazon's Rekognition misidentified 28 members of Congress as criminals, and more.
IT pros had been skeptical about Atlassian's Stride, but HipChat's disappearance leaves them with lingering questions about licensing and support.
With sustainability being a huge driver of modern business development, protecting consumers' cyber- and physical security is an essential element when designing smart cities and venues.