Open source software company Suse plans to keep up with its growing business momentum in Asia by adding more headcount in emerging markets and shoring up call centre operations
Small businesses felt the biggest impact of the UK’s cyber crime bill in 2018, research shows
Consumers say they’re unimpressed with BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media, and fast-growing Vodafone has seen its customer satisfaction levels slump
Amendment to EcoDesign Directive aims to stimulate third-party maintenance market and encourage resale of second hand equipment
Context figures indicate that although volumes might be down slightly revenues have increased for distributors in the first couple of months of this year
Broadband startup toob has received a £75m funding injection to begin a full-fibre roll-out
The UK’s biggest fraud case commences, with the former CEO of Autonomy, Mike Lynch, attempting to clear his name
The cyber skills shortage is leaving businesses at increased risk of attack as organisations continue to struggle to fill security-related positions, a survey shows
According to a new survey by ASUG, most SAP users plan to move to S/4HANA eventually, but they're currently focused on other IT priorities, lack of confidence in S/4HANA or still need to build a business case.
Adapting security to the pace at which the business is moving is one of the biggest challenges facing infosec professionals in the cloud era, says Palo Alto Networks
Experts say data professionals should work to create a common vocabulary in organizations to help boost data governance and compliance with laws like GDPR.
Another seven days have passed in the world of the channel and as usual that means several changes across the industry in terms of personnel
Private equity firm makes investment that should fuel further organic growth and possible acquisitions at comms and networking player
Russian banks are identifying use cases for artificial intelligence, but the gradual adoption of the technology will require access to a deeper skills pool if it is to accelerate
With little growth forecast, PC manufacturers are trying to tie in additional services with their hardware to lock in customers
Ivanti Cloud hopes to break down IT siloes by combining IT operations and security teams. The platform includes key features like device prescription and real-time updates.
Startups Interana and Rockset differ in their approaches to providing new query capabilities on fast-arriving big data. Both are led by technologists who started at Facebook.
JOANN Stores' announcement of a new CIO hire is another signal that engaging customers is increasingly part of the CIO portfolio.
FEMA's data exposure is another high-profile example of accidental data disclosures -- a trend that has some security experts calling for more focus on failed security controls.
SRE workflows often emerge organically within enterprise IT teams, but software tools add measurability and automation for incident response and review in one DevOps shop.
AI will create more jobs than it will destroy, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said. One area that may be improved by AI is customer service, which suffers from high turnover in call centers.
Oracle plans further investments in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, but to do so it has cut jobs and made plans to hire fresh talent to support its cloud business.
Kubernetes support for Windows nodes was declared stable in Kubernetes 1.14, but extensive fine print remains.
Geopolitical issues are affecting business decisions, according to the majority of cyber security professionals, a survey shows
Oracle made a strong call for cloud at its inaugural OpenWorld event in Asia on the back of robust growth in cloud revenues
The volume of malware attacks reached a record level in 2018, with UK and India bucking global trend of increased ransomware attacks, a study shows
The managed services specialist has shared its list of attributes that make a world class MSP and indicated that it could provide more help to those looking to increase their sales and marketing activities
The automatic right of .co.uk domain name holders to register the shorter .uk domains ends in June
Violin Systems' new channel program offers three tiers of participation for partners in the storage market. The company named former X-IO executive Tim Cullen to head the effort.
SonicWall's 2019 Threat Report indicates there have been some successes but problems persist elsewhere, which is echoed by findings from CyberArk
Asus has released a fix for a supply chain attack and downplayed the impact on customers while promising to contact all those affected as incident highlights code signing vulnerabilities
Because of the types of jobs more likely to be held by women, the female workforce is more at risk of automation, according to stats
BT has opened its quantum network link between its Adastral Park research base and the UK Quantum Network node at the University of Cambridge
The European Parliament has passed a new Copyright Directive, including a number of highly controversial articles
Those delivering technological solutions for customers are only too aware that the world is changing and skills need to be developed but as SolarWinds has uncovered its not quite that simple
Better use and regulation of data-driven technologies should be the norm in UK policing, according to research
Company executives are concerned that increased IT complexity will result in more security certificate-related outages, with nearly two-thirds of organisations affected in the past year
The right way to treat employees in the automation age is not by deploying scalable efficiency, but by offering scalable learning. The first requirement: enlightened leaders.
Law enforcement agencies from the US, Canada and Europe, including the UK, have joined forces to target suppliers and buyers of illegal goods on dark web marketplaces and warn buyers of risks
Tim Berners-Lee has urged app developers to be courteous to users’ data privacy, saying users should own their own data and apps need to interoperate
Startup Arrcus has added to its network operating system protocols that could appeal to cloud providers and companies with webscale data centers.
Attackers infected the official Asus Live Updater to install a malicious backdoor on hundreds of thousands of systems, with the intent of targeting a small subset of those users.
CrowdStrike sounds off on the enhanced partnership between the cybercrime groups behind the TrickBot and BokBot malware and explains what such collaborations signify.
Aspiring SREs find it hard to move away from tactical tasks to focus on strategic projects. Veteran SREs say the path to less toil begins with prioritization and automation.
Cloud-based software giant Salesforce will train up to 100 postgraduate students over three years in artificial intelligence technology
Initial estimates have put the financial impact of last week’s ransomware attack on the Norwegian aluminium producer of up to nearly $41m, raising questions about cyber insurance coverage
Amadeus has moved off mainframes and is redeveloping its software to be cloud native. Its Master Pricer is the first of its core application to be deployed on Google
Organisations need to be aware of the overlaps between European data protection and privacy rules, and which takes precedence, a privacy lawyer warns
Analyst house admits the technology is still immature but advises vendors and resellers to consider how it could impact the world of print
Automotive manufacturing giant Volkswagen Group is continuing to build out its cloud strategy by setting out plans to work with Amazon Web Services to revamp its manufacturing processes
Common technical standards, modular contracts and a fintech-style regulatory model will underpin the new approach to technology in the health service in England
Latest quarterly tracker data from Synergy Research Group highlights the positive impact the hyperscalers are having on the global colocation market, at a time when enterprise demand for their services appears to be softening
Tie-up will see Gradwell move into a position of providing resellers with more services support
SRE veterans who work with large, complex, latency-sensitive infrastructures say some monitoring tools can hurt the systems they're meant to help.
Malicious cyber activity increased to almost half of the industrial infrastructure protected by Kaspersky Lab in 2018, but the UK is among the most secure countries, the security firm reports
Tokio Marine HCC has partnered with Incessant Technologies to implement business process automation software, which is helping the company to mitigate the risks associated with its disparate legacy systems
Norway’s capital steers away from reliance on cars as political agenda is aided by technological innovation to realise social goals
Adobe makes a play for customer experience leadership by adding Magento- and Marketo-based clouds and building it on the Adobe Experience Platform foundation to unify the data.
Citrix continues to add new capabilities to its cloud products, but getting consumers to adopt as-a-service offerings remains a hurdle.
HR departments continue to rely on hosted or on-premises platforms for management systems. It may not be by choice. Many want to move to HR SaaS, but doing so isn't easy.
Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and NetApp have invested in the container storage software startup. Now, the company aims to get those vendors' customers interested.
Storware updates its vProtect data protection software for open platforms, adding backup support for Red Hat OpenShift containers and the latest version of CloudForms.
DocuSign's Agreement Cloud includes its classic e-signature tools, as well as new products and integrations to help customers digitize the agreement management process.
Cisco's collaboration unit has declined to provide statistics on the use of Webex Teams, even as rivals Slack and Microsoft Teams have attempted to demonstrate momentum for their apps.
Microsoft's Anomaly Detector service for Azure applies AI to customers' time-series data sets to find deviations or patterns that suggest problems. But humans still have the final say.
A government-backed national IoT research centre has been launched as part of UK efforts to become a world leader in tackling cyber threats
Platform is intended to support outbound and inbound payments and could integrate Gov.UK Pay in Scotland
Swedish IT leaders are increasingly turning to private networks to communicate with other businesses in their ecosystem
United Overseas Bank has become the first in Southeast Asia to use VMware Cloud on AWS in its move to the hybrid cloud
Norway's strategy to become a favourable location for Nordic datacentres is gathering steam
Chief financial officers need to upgrade their accounting software to benefit from discounts available for paying suppliers early
A senior civil servant asked the Post Office to repay public money it had wrongly allocated to paying legal costs
Huawei has made no material progress on addressing the issues identified last year by the NCSC, according to the latest highly critical report from its HSCEC Oversight Board
The adoption of encryption is at its highest level yet, driven by the need to protect data generated by new digital initiatives, but still less than half of organisations are applying it consistently across the enterprise
The networking player is selling routers and wireless products via partners and is stepping up the support it can provide to continue the growth it has enjoyed so far
The recently appointed senior president of worldwide channels at SD-WAN player Aryaka is looking to develop a formal partner programme
Changing how an organization handles its cybersecurity strategy requires the development of a governance body, clear communication and a good story.
Government-mandated encryption backdoors increase vulnerability to nation-state attacks, according to the majority of cyber security professionals
The NSA answered lingering questions around what kind of support it would provide for Ghidra after releasing the tool as open source with a patch that fixed serious bugs.
Six months after IBM revealed plans to acquire Red Hat, some IT industry experts have reason to believe approvals will take longer than the companies have suggested.
Talisys IT staff finds Backblaze backup can reliably protect the financial software firm's data at work, but is simple enough to pay for to use at home for personal data.
Initially, F5 Cloud Services will provide only load balancing for DNS servers. Later in the year, F5 plans to add security features for DevOps teams building cloud applications.
Komprise says customers wanted NAS migration as a separate tool, so it now makes it available even if you don't buy its full Intelligent Data Management platform.
NSS Labs released the results of its new endpoint protection group test at RSA Conference 2019. NSS Labs CTO Jason Brvenik talks about the results, testing challenges and more.
Barracuda Networks is seeking to educate its partners on the latest trends in spear-phishing email attacks. New research revealed an uptick in blackmail scams and sextortion.
Capita’s Scottish public sector network, also known as Swan, is to be extended to 150 sites in the Highland towns of Fort William, Inverness, Thurso and Wick
The Chinese technology bigwig is counting on internet service providers to fuel its enterprise business in the South Pacific region
Backup provider to offer 1-cent-a-gigabyte AWS Glacier Deep Archive as a target in a move that mirrors a trend towards the cloud and away from tape among Commvault customers
The focus has been on public cloud for quite a while but the balance is shifting and IDC expects more action on the private side over the next few years
The introduction of fully digital services to improve stakeholder engagement is among the highlights of a world-first transformation initiative in the criminal justice system
The UK’s privacy watchdog has launched the first phase of an initiative aimed at enhancing data protection while supporting business innovation
Vendors are being advised to make sure that the channel can support that shift away from traditional ways of purchasing security hardware and software
TSB has restructured its IT team to give its internal team control of its core banking system
Google Cloud wants to tap Teradata and Netezza's installed base with a new migration service for BigQuery. It may appeal most to new or smaller deployments.
Channel player looking to get technical staff in a position to deal with growing demand for
Security experts are urging companies using the Magento e-commerce site to apply security updates without delay to avoid a disastrous hacking campaign
Despite a great deal of focus on security these days, data protection tools have not kept up with emerging technologies, according to a new Dell EMC data protection survey.
The national weather service wants to recruit a new leader to spearhead a cyber security enhancement programme
Gulf countries must invest in quantum computing research to ensure they continue to to remain digital pioneers
The company is investing in emergent technology to boost the attractiveness of trials as a care option and attract more participants, while enhancing internal efficiency around drug and device development.
NetApp will continue to invest in channel sales enablement resources to help partners embrace its full portfolio; other news from the week.
An airline reservation system outage created long lines for travelers and raised questions about whether Sabre's uptime goals are achievable. They may not be.
New integrations and updates for Eloqua, Oracle's B2B marketing tool, emphasize the importance of actionable data in delivering a positive customer experience.
At the SecureWorld Boston conference, ISSA unveils data that shows cybersecurity professionals are taking on more data privacy duties. Experts sound off on what it signifies.
The recent Windows 10 PC security breach brought on by third-party software from a Chinese tech company raises concern about the security strength of third-party providers.
Although the rollout of 5G connectivity will enable new edge computing opportunities, John Maddison, executive VP at Fortinet, said it will also require new security considerations.
It wasn't a marketing scam announced last year: An alliance takes clearer shape, as Adobe, Microsoft and SAP cooperate on a common data model for ERP, CRM and marketing automation.
The gaming accessories company PDP Gaming has sued Poly in federal court, alleging the Plantronics-Polycom merger copied PDP's logo.
Companies achieve digital transformation along two dimensions -- through operational efficiency and offering a great customer experience. Getting there can be an uphill battle.
The Linux Foundation's latest project aims to connect CI/CD toolmakers, users and open source projects to establish technical specs for continuous delivery.