The rise of super apps, Wi-Fi 6 enabled services and cross-functional platform engineering teams are likely to dominate the Asia-Pacific IT landscape in 2020
Finnish tech provider gains Wings in the IoT arena with Brazilian telco TIM, as well as providing 5G-based network for automated rail operations in Germany
Supplier patches a major vulnerability in its popular ClickShare wireless presentation system with a firmware upgrade, but experts warn that users are not out of the woods yet
Episerver's latest purchase expands its DX platform. It follows a trend of web CMS companies moving into territory dominated by Oracle, Salesforce, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP.
With prime minister Boris Johnson expected to announce a reshuffle of his new-look government today, IT contracting stakeholders are calling for the publication of the loan charge review to be prioritised and for the 31 January 2020 settlement date to be postponed
Amazon has conditioned consumers to get goods as quickly as possible, which has affected the global supply chain industry from top to bottom, including inventory management and logistics.
Industry predictions are starting to be shared by industry experts and it's clear that there will be a role for the channel to play with users planning to get more digital
It is rare for NHS tech leaders to take both IT and digital responsibility, but Toby Avery is using his broad role to build wider partnerships and collaborations across the south-east
Before the channel starts to go into full on festive mode there have still been some appointments worth highlighting
With Windows 7 coming to an end and more businesses developing cloud strategies, 2020 is set to bring end-user computing changes for IT. Here are five trends to watch.
Even as cloud and flash flourish, it is tougher than ever for data storage newcomers to take root. We've highlighted six startups trying to crack the enterprise market.
XenData's X1 appliance makes archiving by tape, Sony Optical Disc Archive and cloud object storage simpler and more network-friendly. It connects archives for multiple users.
Deloitte-Adobe global joint strategic partnership for Adobe CDP deployments adds AI tools for Deloitte clients to measure customer experience on standard metrics.
Siemens recommends locking down industrial control systems as security researchers disclose 54 bugs, including remote exploit flaws, but only three patches are available.
By purchasing Habana Labs, an AI hardware startup, Intel now has a more diverse AI portfolio in a quickly growing multi-billion-dollar hardware market.
Amazon could move well beyond its core e-commerce and cloud services businesses in pursuit of growth, targeting markets such as publishing, health care and travel.
Our top 10 news stories of 2019 feature major moves by AWS, Microsoft and global IT services companies such as Accenture, DXC Technology and Wipro.
The federal government and states are examining whether Amazon stifles competition and violates antitrust laws. The inquiries could result in action such as breakup of the tech giant.
The city of New Orleans declared a state of emergency as the government tries to get systems back online following a ransomware attack Friday morning.
Public attribution of cyber attacks could backfire while a global cyber norms framework won’t emerge until a catastrophic incident occurs, says the head of Singapore-based Group-IB
Nicky Morgan remains in charge of digital policies as DCMS secretary, despite quitting as an MP before the General Election
Comms technology leader opens new establishment in UK capital to promote greater collaboration between businesses and innovators in the development of 5G ecosystems
Latest datacentre investment data from Synergy Research Group reveals a resurgence in hyperscale investment in the third quarter
Regulator plans to make it easier for UK broadband customers to transition between different networks, or a full-fibre service on the same network
Post Office has been “in denial” about the robustness of its core retail system, which a judge said was to blame for problems experienced by subpostmasters in a multimillion-pound group action
Security player adds more compatibility and flexible billing options to make life easier for managed service providers
New York Times accuses the public cloud provider of taking open source products and integrating them into its own managed services
Networking giant makes strategic acquisition of Australian provider of ultra-low latency devices and FPGA-based applications
Channel player ready to support the eighth year of the vendor's education trade-in programme
In this Q&A, Kirsten Kliphouse, president of Google Cloud North America sales, discusses her top priorities and opportunities for channel partners in 2020.
Cisco plans to acquire Australia-based Exablaze and eventually use its technology in AI applicatons. The acquisition is similar to rival Arista's 2018 purchase of Metamoko.
IT experts predict the number of single-focus storage pros will shrink as their responsibilities expand due to the emergence of cloud, hyper-converged and other technologies.
Promising BI startups look to gain a foothold in 2020 by focusing on underserved markets and embracing next-gen technologies not available in traditional analytics tools.
Amazon made personalization, one-click shopping, quick shipping and easy returns de facto standards for all B2C and now, B2B businesses. Read about how the company did it, and what's next.
Some IT training experts say 'Dojo is a no-go,' but companies such as Verizon and Walmart say the DevOps dojo approach has been well worth it for them.
The threat actors behind Maze ransomware started a campaign to pressure victims into paying ransom by publicly listing successful attacks and threatening to leak data.
Longtime Boston-based health IT expert John Halamka will move on from his role at Beth Israel Lahey Health for a new role leading Mayo Clinic's digital healthcare effort.
Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 Australia IT stories of 2019
With the increasing need for global cloud giants to address security, localisation and regulatory compliance, Europe’s telcos eye up datacentre and hosted services as potential growth areas
Tech Camp employer-led programmes are aiming to give local residents of London boroughs skills and connections with employers to tackle the growing skills gap
With its young and educated population, Saudi Arabia has the potential to become a hub for tech innovation
Swedish ferry operator plans to cut costs and become more environmentally friendly by operating autonomous ships
Swedish comms tech giant reveals projects that could create new 5G services for consumers and enterprise customers with emerging technologies, and the successful completion of 5G standalone voice
Multinational technology companies have been accused of knowingly benefiting from human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo
A US media report claiming senior management teams at Google and its parent company Alphabet discussed exiting the public cloud market in 2018 has been described as “not accurate” by the firm
Ruling from the European Court of Justice says that French mobile operator, Free Mobile, infringed the copyright of software company IT development
The firm has made several acquisitions in the past few weeks to add extra muscle to its telecom operation
Data protection vendor Acronis acquires cybersecurity and cloud management startup 5nine, and plans integration of 5nine technology into Acronis Cyber Cloud.
London’s capability to be the tech hub it aims for is currently limited by a range of issues, including the availability of fibre and the speeds delivered, says report from mayor Sadiq Khan’s office
Operator broadens UK’s largest 5G network with six additional locations and announces aggressive plans for 2020
Contractor community frustrated by lack of concrete release date for review as loan charge settlement date of 31 January 2020 looms
Analyst house places 12 vendors in the champions category for delivering high levels of support to partners
A debate has erupted between the insurance industry and the infosec community over whether cyberinsurance payouts have led to the surge in ransomware attacks this year.
Beijing airport seeks to create an unrivalled technology experience for passengers and airport personnel
The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice will give an opinion on the legality of EU-US data transfers that could have major implications for big tech companies and US government mass surveillance practices
As Kubernetes use expands in production, enterprises have a number of IT security tools to choose from for centralized, policy-based control over container clusters.
Machine learning and AI are all the rage in IT automation tools -- except for the one produced by a new startup founded by two former PayPal cybersecurity engineers.
An interim report published by the Competition and Markets Authority expresses concern about the market position of Google and Facebook
Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 IT careers and skills stories of 2019
Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 artificial intelligence stories of 2019
SAP is only committed to support its ECC system until 2025, so customers have just five years to migrate – but a lack of skills is hampering progress
The CCRC’s review of potentially unfair prosecutions of subpostmasters is just one of the unresolved issues in in relation to subpostmasters’ battle with the Post Office over its faulty IT system
Analyst predicts that the enterprise virtual reality sector will take off over the next decade, boosted by direct government investment in the APAC region
Communications-platform-as-a-service uptake is benefiting from its ability to quickly add new functionality, the ease with which it can be customised and the flexibility of its pay-as-you-go service model
Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 storage stories for 2019, with the latest trends in enterprise storage arrays, hyper-converged, object storage, scale-out NAS, and more
The Home Office has revealed how its Immigration Technology team cut cloud costs through spot and reserved instances, scheduling, auto-scaling and encouraging developers to spring clean test environments
New Conservative government’s Queen’s Speech reaffirms commitment to providing gigabit broadband access across the UK, but provides no specific timetable to meet commitments and targets
Reaping the digital transformation rewards is more than just an IT conversation and VMware's UK channel chief is taking an approach based on helping partners increase their capabilities
The Advocate General of the European Court says standard contractual clauses are lawful, but raises questions over the impact of US surveillance on the legality of Privacy Shield
The upcoming integration between Microsoft Teams and consumer Skype will let users of each app message and call one another.
Citrix Workspace is now generally available on Google Cloud, including access to micro apps that make it easier for IT to deliver a more streamlined user experience.
Another confirmed ransomware attack, this time against Busch's Fresh Food Markets, was added to the Maze gang's ransomware shaming list after the company refused to pay the ransom.
Clumio CTO Chad Kinney and CSO Glenn Mulvaney discuss their company's roadmap and how Clumio addresses ransomware threats in a way that's different from other backup providers.
Actifio's 10c update added some significant new capabilities that further take advantage of the cloud. Backup, disaster recovery, migration all got a boost in this update.
Long-term influence of Amazon storage centers on S3 API for object systems and extends to pricing, data durability and IT infrastructure planning and decision-making.
Microsoft's confidential computing for Kubernetes and AWS' upcoming Nitro Enclaves both aim to give IT pros ways to create isolated compute environments for sensitive data.
Hybrid and multi-cloud approaches evolved in 2019, cost management efforts rose and deployment options vied for dominance. Those trends are all likely to continue through 2020.
Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 broadband stories of 2019
Analyst identifies key 5G trends that will bear fruit in new year and pours cold water on one hyped technology that it thinks won’t make it
The Finnish government has committed resources to a cyber security project aimed at local authorities
The National Federation of Subpostmasters said it was misled by the Post Office about the robustness of the IT systems its members use
As the year draws to a close, Computer Weekly looks over the top 10 diversity in tech and women in tech stories of 2019
Connected Home over IP project aims to simplify development for device manufacturers and increase compatibility for consumers
Context has surveyed thousands of resellers across the UK and Europe and found that levels of optimism are higher than at this time last year
Big banks that haven't replaced legacy systems or fixed temporary windowing solutions to Y2K could have problems at the beginning of 2020
Microsoft recently rolled out a Windows 10 update to general users that was intended only for Autopilot-configured machines. After past issues, are users comfortable with Windows OS updates?
Ofcom research reveals that for the highest-speed broadband connections, the UK is still in the slow lane, with only three million homes and businesses having access to fibre
Amazon recently reached the 750,000 employee mark. As the company gets larger, so does its potential to shape wages and hiring. But its HR influence is a matter of debate.
The government has announced a package of amendments to the loan charge policy that will remove 11,000 people from its scope, and cut the tax bills of 30,000 others
Mainframe testing is still done manually by many IT shops, despite mainframe modernization and digitization efforts that benefit from automated software testing methods.
F5 Networks is acquiring Shape Security for approximately $1 billion in a move to strengthen its presence in the application security and anti-fraud markets.
IoT resellers, service providers and distributors are among the channel companies Impinj will support in its new partner program; more news from the week.
SolarWinds grows its product portfolio with the acquisition of cloud native database monitoring vendor VividCortex, in a bid to help organizations deal with the challenges of cloud.
CMS is working to address a coding issue that's potentially caused the protected health information of 10,000 beneficiaries to be shared with other beneficiaries or apps.
Improved natural language processing tools, more embedded BI applications and an increase in data literacy are among the analytics trends to watch in 2020.
The latest release of the Apache Kafka open source event streaming platform adds improved replication and availability capabilities to help boost overall performance.
The Illinois lawmaker who authored the first AI hiring bill has another in the works. This time, he's focused on the use of AI to identify emotions, or affect recognition.