Software-defined wide-area networks may help to lower connectivity costs and prioritise network traffic, but enterprises must still invest in bandwidth to reap the benefits of the technology
Joint report by the Internet Economy Foundation think-tank and business consultancy Roland Berger urges governments to take steps to prevent a cloud computing oligopoly that would leave organisations at greater risk of supplier lock-in
The UK finally has its first national professional body for cyber security that will be responsible for setting the standards for skills and knowledge in the industry to reduce the skills gap and increase diversity
British Airways is to appeal against a record fine for infringement of data protection rules for a breach of customer data in 2018
CFOs and tech startup entrepreneurs are both showing risk aversion with Brexit the cause of most of the problems
The media company formerly know as Time Inc. UK has put data at the heart of its business strategy, integrating silos of information to bring greater value to the business
A global robotics expert at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics says next-generation robots will need to keep humans in the loop to tackle immediate social problems
The latest High Court trial in the long-running dispute between the Post Office and subpostmasters has concluded, with part three set for March 2020
AI-enabled monitoring helps IT to identify anomalies and improve service levels
Proposed changes to the qualifications that sit between A-levels and university degrees are intended to tackle skills shortages in science, technology, engineering and maths
Transport for London aims to use passenger movement data to make using the London Underground a more pleasant experience
Ian Dalton, former NHSI chief, has taken up the lead position for driving automation through government in a bid to improve public services
Cohesity CEO Mohit Aron says the company is focused on secondary storage and becoming software-only, relying on strategic partnerships for covering hardware and technology gaps.
A selection of personnel moves this week as firms turn to experience to help support growth ambitions
The village Lillingstone Lovell in Buckinghamshire is helping to fund an Openreach broadband network dig using vouchers pooled through the government’s Rural Gigabit Connectivity scheme
SnapMD added some new features to the Virtual Care app, such as the software development kit. It also improved existing features, like video functionality.
Identity Portal by Ipsidy uses biometric authorization methods to ensure secure account access, enable users to verify changes, protect customers from fraudulent phone calls, and more.
Survey shows more than one-third of global companies appoint a CISO in the face of data breaches, and the UK is giving CISOs more power despite making fewer appointments
Deutsche Bank is making swingeing cuts to its workforce over the next two and a half years and has pinned its hopes on the latest technology to make it possible.
To make a name for itself in the SME storage market, startup StorOne intends to innovate in technology and its economic approach, with a subscription model for storage
Problem revealed during High Court trial left subpostmaster with £18,000 surplus after IT system failed to register full amount of cash scanned in
Malaysia is ramping up initiatives to speed up the global growth of local technology champions in the drone tech sector
The ERP specialist has indicated it continues to improve its fortunes, despite issuing some challenging H1 numbers
Facebook could be forced to rethink its legal position regarding transfers of data of EU citizens to the US, as the CJEU considers the validity of standard contractual clauses that many businesses rely on
ASL and Orange have both turned to acquisition as a way to strengthen their market offerings
Although self-confessed as ‘not the most passionate football fan’, the FA’s IT chief is helping to transform administration of the sport through technology
Businesses reward bold IT investments. But CIOs and tech teams need to focus on communicating benefits of new innovation to the business
OpenText invests heavily to support Google Cloud migrations in the wake of Google Anthos container environment introduction earlier this year.
The UK privacy watchdog has ruled that any police force or private organisation using live facial recognition technology is processing personal data and needs to pay attention to data protection laws
Nordic firm extends its footprint in the UK with move for Hull-based firm making its third British buy so far this year
Hotel group Marriott International is the second major company to be fined by the UK privacy watchdog for infringements of the GDPR
RPA vendor Automation Anywhere said it's poised to take full advantage of the burgeoning RPA market. Its recent deal with Microsoft is just one indication of RPA's popularity.
With this update, SharePoint 2013, 2016 and 2019 enterprise users have access to Nintex Sign powered by Adobe Sign for native e-signatures, in addition to other Nintex Sign updates.
The ICO plans to levy a record GDPR fine of nearly $230 million against British Airways for a security incident that led to 500,000 customers having their data compromised.
By eliminating the need for remote workers to sign into Active Directory to access their network, OneLogin's Desktop Pro for Windows aims to make working remotely easier, according to the vendor.
From enabling consumers to track their energy consumption to improving business operations, businesses in ASEAN are starting to put their data to good use
IBM and Red Hat formally signed off on its $34 billion deal as the combined company sets off to make its mark in the hybrid cloud market.
OpenText cloud editions are on the way for on-premises apps, including content services, AppWorks, security and business apps.
The ongoing call from the government for evidence will be followed by a full consultation in the autumn with a view to publish the final data strategy plan in 2020
As organisations transform digitally, the roles of those leading these IT projects are changing too, says Julia Aymonier, CDO at Switzerland-based hospitality school École Hôtelière de Lausanne
According to a report, GDS is losing authority and the ability to deliver digital change, and calls for its purpose to be renewed, along with the appointment of digital champions
The distributor has launched a suite of white label security services aimed at making life easier for resellers
The past year has seen increased demand across all support services offered by the UK’s privacy watchdog as new data protection laws went into force
Promises made 12 months ago in the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review are not coming to fruition quickly enough, and the Brexit crisis is to blame
Swedish government has changed the rules on how it offers tax rebates to datacentre providers and users, hitting domestic companies
The IT market is basically flat, but there is demand for software and cloud-based services as CIOs shift away from datacentre infrastructure
New mobile malware that exploits Android vulnerabilities has infected millions of devices, security researchers have discovered
IBM's mainframe business continues to be under pressure from cloud-based competitors, and perhaps even its own Power server. But analyst opinions vary about its long-term fate.
The privacy activist at the centre of legal battle against Facebook is not calling for all standard contractual clauses to be invalidated, according to his non-profit privacy organisation
The deal aims to help education sector bodies procure technology products and services, with SME participation becoming more prominent
The move to integrate Microsoft Teams and consumer Skype follows three years of sustained user demand for the feature.
The Anatomage Cloud platform updates reduce workload and enhance collaboration between medical professionals, according to the vendor; the basic cloud platform service is free.
Microsoft fixed two Windows zero-day flaws as part of the July 2019 Patch Tuesday release, which also saw the remediation of 75 other vulnerabilities across Microsoft products.
Jefferson Health and NeuroFlow have launched the platform to enable clinicians to survey patients, set reminders and encourage positive behaviors between in-office visits.
DataCore adds an HCI appliance based on Dell hardware, a cloud-based predictive analytics engine for proactive maintenance and new pricing options for its software-defined storage.
Public cloud adoption has grown, but some companies find benefits are offset by high egress charges, hidden and complicated bills and added IT complexity.
Cisco plans to buy Acacia for $2.6 billion. Cisco's acquisition will make it a direct supplier of optical interconnects for the data centers of carriers and service providers.
Employees aren't afraid to challenge their employers on workplace and social issues. That kind of employee activism may challenge HR to rethink its employee experience strategy.
Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens tells banks to respect client privacy and not to market products based on spending data
Channel partners should guide customers in their transition to next generation information management
A fresh Magecart campaign is breaching websites on a massive scale using indiscriminate attacks exploiting misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets, say researchers
Higher education institution gets trouble-free hybrid flash performance from Nimble and stores 600TB of data at two colocation sites to which it is transitioning from on-campus
The vendor has been highlighting the possibilities its latest campus network switches have for the channel
European research group says attacks against AI systems are already occurring, difficult to identify, and could be far more common than currently understood
Peer-to-peer lender tests out banking platforms in anticipation of launching products in the UK before the end of this year
Publication of the draft IR35 private sector reform legislation dims hopes the government might announce a delay to rolling out the changes in April 2020
IBM Spectrum storage sharpens its focus on AWS backup and metadata across heterogeneous storage. IBM increases the density of object storage and previews the VersaStack model with NVMe.
The collaboration between the government and Amazon follows a push from the centre to add voice to services
Contentful's content infrastructure is a CMS that intends to bring more flexibility and benefits than a traditional or headless CMS. The offering is directed at e-commerce retailers to drive online sales.
While some see IBM's BI suite as being too complicated and expensive for citizen data scientists, the company is adding updates to try and attract the modern user.
Some MPN members question Microsoft IUR policy changes, but other channel execs see the product licensing shift as business as usual in the reseller and service provider space.
AWS' latest crop of tools monitors container clusters on its services and simplifies developers' use of preferred IDEs and languages, backed by an emphasis on security.
In its search for the most influential women in UK technology, each year Computer Weekly asks the tech industry to nominate who it thinks should be considered for the top 50. Here is the longlist for 2019
With Windows 7 support due to end on 14 January 2020, European organisations are refreshing their PCs as part of their Windows 10 upgrade
Windows 10 users will soon be able to sign in to devices without using a password to encourage the use of two-factor authentication methods to improve security
Hack day sees 70 developers successfully demonstrate mob programming method that banking group is now using to develop applications in an agile way
Vendor's honesty about the costs of providing partners with licenses dominating the Inspire build-up
Blockchain.com reveals details of how it is ramping up its use of the Google Cloud Platform as the range of cryptocurrencies it supports grows, along with the size of its user base
Both Gartner and IDC agree that the second quarter was a good one globally for the PC market
New versions of the FinSpy malware for iOS and Android smartphones have extended targeted surveillance capabilities, warn security researchers
New systems will be introduced to speed up investigations and limit the number of distressing images viewed by law enforcement officers
A researcher's report on a Zoom security vulnerability caused an uproar this week, ultimately forcing the video conferencing provider to apologize for its poor response to the issue.
SAP now offers free access to S/4HANA and C/4HANA test and demonstration systems to qualified partners. The new partner program is being met with enthusiasm, as SAP tries to keep pace with other cloud providers.
Vendor performs a U-turn in the face of mounting partner opposition over plans to cut back software licenses for internal use
Google buys partner Elastifile's scale-out file system to bolster options for enterprises looking to shift NFS-based applications to public cloud storage.
Microsoft has uncorked a series of announcements on the eve of Microsoft Inspire, many of them focused on Microsoft Azure management and migration; more news from the week.
Companies and users around the world were impacted by a Zoom conferencing software flaw that could allow threat actors to forcibly join a video call without interaction.
In this Q&A, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels dishes on transparency, technology roadmaps, developers, multi-cloud and more.
The latest version of the Alluxio data orchestration platform includes several new capabilities and features designed with hybrid and multi-cloud environments in mind.