Eleven storage vendors, including legacy brands and some startups, entered arrays for consideration in the Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2018 Products of the Year competition.
The 2018 backup and disaster recovery software finalists feature new vendors in the competition along with established players. Many products offer comprehensive data protection.
Some finalists in the 2018 Products of the Year backup hardware category aim to entice data-rich SMBs, or carve their niche by branching out beyond backup and recovery.
Storage management tools candidates for the 2018 Storage Products of the Year competition skew heavily toward simpler interfaces and greater access to real-time data.
Multi-cloud data management and container support are themes among the 2018 software-defined and cloud storage finalists of TechTarget's Storage Products of the Year competition.
Australia’s second largest telco Optus makes the country’s first 5G data call, paving the way for a fixed wireless service by the first half of 2019
Notorious British hacker-for-hire jailed for cyber attacks on a Liberian telco after an international criminal justice operation
Most students in UK schools use technology as part of their learning – the same of which cannot be said about some German schools
In its efforts to digitise services, the Department for Transport has launched an online application system for Blue Badges, aiming to speed up the process
Sabio strikes its fifth acquisition in two years as it extends both technological depth and its geographical footprint
A report from Agilitias IT Solutions looking into the channel's efforts to remain relevant has some encouraging findings
Financially vulnerable people, disabled and mentally ill people and elderly people all face significant challenges in accessing appropriate communications services, according to a new Ofcom report
The Quantum backup appliance lineup gets refreshed with the addition of the DXi4800 and DXi9000 series. But the vendor is staying away from integrated appliances at the moment.
Amazon Web Services purchases startup CloudEndure to bolster application and data migration, backup, and disaster recovery services for enterprise customers.
AWS' acquisition of CloudEndure underscores the move toward multi-cloud, as well as demand from customers for an easier path to public cloud.
Singapore’s data protection commission considered the fact that both SingHealth and its IT supplier fell prey to sophisticated threat actors, among other factors, when meting out the fine
UK firms have one of the lowest internet-of-things device breach detection capabilities in Europe, a study reveals
Print management specialist snapped up as Nordic player looks to bolster market share
Known errors log concerning Horizon IT system set to be announced during second High Court trial in subpostmasters’ long-running dispute with Post Office over financial losses
Building society ditches geriatric IBM storage array to gain reliability, boost capacity by 20 times and make energy savings with Nexsan, but rejects flash storage for spinning disk SAN
NHS England’s chief digital officer is jumping ship, just as the NHS begins implementing its long-term plan, to join Swedish GP video consultation provider Livi
Latest review of datacentre market mergers and acquisitions reveals uptick in deal volumes, with colocation giants Digital Realty and Equinix leading the way
Most businesses are not applying common encryption tools effectively to contain the fallout and costs of data breaches, research shows
Mobile operator O2 claims Nokia’s AI-driven Service Operation Center platform will help it anticipate its customers’ problems before they know they have problems
Consumers are providing retailers with more data than ever before, with expectations that they will receive a personalized experience. But that can be challenging for retailers.
Pressure on the humble desktop continues with LaptopsDirect.co.uk charting its decline in the workplace
Millions of industrial remote controllers are open to cyber attack because of vulnerabilities in the radio frequency technology used, a study has revealed
Two wunderkinds of Hadoop have formalized their merger. Cloudera and Hortonworks say they will place special focus on AI as they chart the stand-alone vendor's future.
Cybersecurity vendors CrowdStrike and FireEye both published new research that shows an increase in Ryuk ransomware attacks on enterprises, which have earned hackers $3.7 million.
AWS has acquired TSO Logic, which produces analytics that customers can use to plan moves to the cloud. The deal comes with the cloud-market land grab still in its infancy.
ASEAN CIOs are embracing digital transformation but face barriers in getting employees to adopt an agile mindset
FCA head tells Commons Treasury committee: “We expect banks’ policies on variable remuneration to reflect operational resilience. They have to – if they don’t, we will act.”
With the Prime Minister finding it difficult to get consensus in the House of Commons for a way forward with Brexit the concerns are growing that it will mean the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal
Docker is becoming an industry standard form of application virtualisation, and with that comes the need to back up Docker environments and data. Veritas joins CommVault and Asigra in doing so
Technological advancement is both a benefit and risk to society, but often the risks are not identified until they are exploited
The training organisation has updated its certifications to make sure those channel staff undergoing the exams come out with the most relevant skills
Security researchers have uncovered a sub-group of the Magecart hacking group, highlighting the wider risks of web-based supply chain attacks
The data management player already boasts 60,000 global partners and is looking at giving them more products and markets to sell and focus on
Software like the new Cisco DNA Spaces can help retailers improve their merchandising and supply chains. But the first priority should be protecting shopper privacy, an expert says.
It won't be long before Kubernetes and AIOps support are standard features among familiar DevOps monitoring tools, which will ease the learning curve for cloud-native infrastructure.
Avaya has begun manufacturing UC headsets, following the lead of rival Cisco in a trend that is shaking up the market for such devices.
Nearly four in 10 cyber security incidents recorded by the National Cyber Security Centre were the work of state-sponsored threat actors
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and startup Datera combine on block-storage appliances and expect to compete against Dell EMC's ScaleIO-based VxRack Flex hyper-converged systems.
Security experts sound off on the importance and benefits of automating security, and highlight factors to be considered before implementing SOAR tools.
US telco’s second Asia-Pacific security operations centre in Singapore is one of eight globally as it bids to carve a slice of the security services market
UK tech firms want to remain as close to the EU as possible and believe a second referendum on membership of the trading bloc would be the best way out of the current political stalemate
SSL player Sectigo has launched a partner programme with plans to drive enterprise revenue
AstaZero facility will “road-test” next-generation 5G and digital innovations to support the development of self-driving cars and other vehicles
Industry collaborative Tech Talent Charter releases data on its signatory organisations to highlight the difference made by committing to shifting the dial on gender
Security professionals in training can now benefit from real-time threat intelligence data, thanks to a partnership between Digital Shadows and Immersive Labs
The vendor continues to roll out more offerings to support the service providers in the channel looking for support and flexibility
As the shutdown continues, experts believe government cybersecurity will become more vulnerable, and government IT staff could leave for the private sector.
Potentially the biggest personal data breach to date from thousands of sources, some possibly breached as far back as 2008, illustrates the deeply flawed nature of password-based authentication, say industry commentators
Choice Hotels has placed its technological future in the hands of AWS. Choice's CTO says it's the right move at the right time, the potential for lock-in notwithstanding.
Companies expand existing collaboration to enable enterprise customers to prepare for the impact of advanced networking technologies
Enterprise IT infrastructure spending trends in 2018 focused on data center servers and hosted and cloud collaboration, driving an increase in annual vendor revenue.
Infor customers may get new product capabilities from a $1.5 billion investment by Golden Gate Capital and an investment arm of Koch Industries.
Yealink and Crestron have received certification for their Microsoft Teams phones. Microsoft is expected to greenlight devices from Polycom and AudioCodes in the near future.
RingCentral's intention to acquire contact center provider Connect First follows a growing trend toward offering cloud contact centers as part of UCaaS environments.
U.S.-based Assurance Software's merger with U.K.-based ClearView extends the business continuity providers' international reach, helping customers who do business globally.
VMware and Pivotal mix NSX network segmentation into PKS 1.3 to appeal to large, advanced users of vSphere and Kubernetes who manage multi-tenant container clusters.
In addition to putting government agencies at risk, the shutdown has impacted federal security services and resources that the private sector relies on to keep enterprises safe.
The UK data protection authority is urging businesses to prepare for a no-deal Brexit to ensure there is no interruption in data flows from Europe
Security specialist will work with insurance company to bring apps and services to help increase protection for SMEs
Digital transformation, GDPR, cloud and artificial intelligence all need skilled people, and the shortage of talent is a leading concern, according to Gartner
Datacentre equipment provider sees an opportunity on the edge to provide data processing for the internet of things
Encryption is still considered difficult to deploy and use as a data protection method, especially by small businesses, but considering five key factors can make adoption easier, says Becrypt
A digital workspace platform at Saab combines components from DXC, a global systems integrator, and Citrix, which sees opportunities beyond virtualization; more news from the week.
Salesforce targets line-of-business experts and citizen developers with the Lightning Platform Mobile development system to build enterprise mobile apps.
Citing an inability to manage 'negativity, polarization, and disruption' at the conference, DerbyCon organizers unexpectedly announced this year's show will be the last.
IT experts react to yesterday's report in the Wall Street Journal that a CIO used his private company to manipulate online polling data. What's that say about the CIO role?
During an IT GRC Forum webinar, experts explain the need for shedding legacy security approaches and highlight the gravity of drafting a data breach response plan.
Have I Been Pwned added a new trove of 773 million unique emails and 21 million passwords -- known as the Collection #1 breach data -- but there are questions about the freshness of the data.
AWS Backup gives customers management and orchestration tools to simplify snapshots for a variety of Amazon services. The move follows AWS' acquisition of migration and backup vendor CloudEndure.
Telecom giant Verizon is boosting its software business with an AI-based CX system for contact centers, with tools for virtual and live agents, authoring and social engagement.
Huawei is betting on its Ascend AI chip to draw the largest enterprises to its latest high-capacity spine switch. The Huawei CloudEngine 16800 embeds AI into the network fabric.