New cloud regions in Delhi and Melbourne underscore Google’s resolve to carve out a bigger slice of Asia-Pacific’s cloud computing market
Google Cloud announces programme to help telcos address pressures to digitally transform in the face of the rise of 5G, network-centric business models and ‘dramatically’ raised consumer expectations
Trade body TechUK sets out its view on how to accelerate UK growth through technology in its submission to the March 2020 Budget
UK government and leading mobile operators confirm £1bn scheme to roll out 4G coverage to 95% of UK landmass by end of 2025
A cross-departmental counter-disinformation unit will seek to protect and secure UK citizens from disinformation, scams and cyber security threats related to the Covid-19 outbreak
Midlands and Merseyside metro areas come top for best places in the UK that power daily connected experiences
HR departments across the industry remain busy thanks to a flurry of executive appointments over the past seven days
Dell opts to turn its annual Vegas shindig into a virtual event as Covid-19 coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the industry calendar
UK-based cyber security accreditation and certification non-profit Crest has been awarded a $1.4m grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand cyber security capacity for fintechs in Africa and Asia
After months of delay, ONC and CMS announced the release of their long-awaited information blocking and interoperability rules.
Security researchers behind the Meltdown and Spectre flaws discovered new side channel attacks on AMD processors, but the chipmaker has opted not to patch them.
Matillion's new tool debuts a SaaS approach to help connect and load data from disparate sources without requiring organizations to conduct data transformations.
At RSA Conference 2020, SearchSecurity asked several experts what they considered to be the biggest cybersecurity threat this year. Here's what they said.
Oracle may be late to the cloud infrastructure and platform game, but it believes it has what it takes to carve out a bigger slice of the Asia-Pacific’s cloud market
Tech tie-up paves the way for creation of UK mapping data that is free from cloud cover for the first time
The DCMS is seeking consultants to undertake a short-term but strategic project to figure out how to improve data sharing across government ahead of the comprehensive spending review, rolled over from 2019 to 2020
IT leaders in the Middle East expect to see increased spending on IP networks as digital transformation continues across the region
Comms tech giant claims enhanced digital experience for consumers by managing mobile subscriptions on eSIM-enabled devices without QR codes
The GDS is assembling a business case as information about the impact of disjointed government offerings is gathered
Stockholm-based network provider claims global service, based on Viptela and Cisco technology, is world’s best-connected SD-WAN offer
Lisa Barrett, director of digital identity at GDS and head of the troubled Verify programme, is leaving government as funding questions remain ahead of Budget
The retail bank has a multi-cloud strategy as part of its multi-billion digital transformation initiative
Comms giant links up with science and technology research body to explore opportunities for 5G to impact national security, energy efficiency and advance science in the US
Independent review of IT system failure that left Greater Manchester Police working with pen and paper finds combination of technical shortcomings, operational procedures and staff training responsible for massive backlogs
Eight million sales records belonging to UK and EU consumers left exposed due to misconfigured server
Video conferencing hardware and software vendor Lifesize is merging with contact-center-as-a-service provider Serenova.
Activity to reach out to partners continues as distributors and vendors look to extend market influence
Subpostmasters who had their lives destroyed by a faulty IT system and mistreatment by the Post Office have asked MPs to hold to account the people responsible for the injustices
Cybereason’s Nocturnus threat research team has uncovered a cyber criminal campaign that weaponises popular hacking tools
Talon Storage cache-and-sync suite is tacked on to NetApp cloud fabric to give end-to-end migration as enterprise data centers shift data to public cloud.
The finals of the CyberFirst Girls contest will take place on 16 March as the culmination of the NCSC’s annual competition to unearth future security talent
GreenLake cloud-native technologies from HPE and Aruba designed to help telcos build and deploy 5G networks and better integrate with Wi-Fi 6 networks
Amy Chang, head of the Cisco collaboration division, is on temporary leave from the company. Cisco is in the midst of a broad reorganization.
Chip giant hits throttle on communication solutions designed to enhance road safety and facilitate smart transportation systems, including support of automated driving
Google's first developer preview of Android 11 highlights features aimed squarely at the enterprise, including bolstered security, a focus on compatibility and improved messaging.
Vendor shares progress on growth numbers and interactions within its tech community
Government fends off rebel MPs proposing an amendment that would lead to an outright ban on Huawei technology regarded as posing a direct threat to the UK’s national security
VMware has rolled out a basket of Kubernetes-based offerings to help users prepare for container migration as a way to modernize their apps and maintain investments in vSphere.
Latest measures will ensure direct access to NHS advice for more than 250 most-searched health conditions
More than two in five businesses in Australia and New Zealand are hearing from customers about major technology issues, affecting productivity and staff morale, new study finds
March’s Patch Tuesday is another big one for Microsoft, addressing 115 vulnerabilities, 26 of them critical
Geological research project deploys internet of things technology to ensure ancient Egyptian heritage site maintains structural stability
Microsoft has moved to get ahead of a serious remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Server Message Block 3.1.1, which was accidentally disclosed then missed in its March Patch Tuesday update
International annual event reminds tech industry that work needs to be done to reduce inequality, but organisations must work towards this on a daily basis
ServiceNow Orlando update and new partnerships builds on strategy of reaching into new verticals such as telecommunications and banking.
The argument that cloud security has been dealt with appear premature, according to research
Huge potential projected for industrial application of 5G technologies, but success dependent on ecosystem players to evaluate the impact of 5G and edge deployments on factory floor
Microsoft delivers corrections for 115 unique vulnerabilities, including 26 bugs rated critical in one of its largest Patch Tuesday releases in recent memory.
Two employees of security firm Exabeam have been diagnosed with the Covid-19 coronavirus after attending RSA Conference 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says UK government will fulfil its promise to make significant funding available to develop gigabit broadband roll-out across the country
The chancellor announces measures in the Spring Budget to help small to medium-sized enterprises that could be hit hard by further spread of coronavirus Covid-19
Study reports that unplanned IT work leads to staff anxiety, disrupts innovation and affects work-life balance, with a discrepancy between what companies and employees think is acceptable
The Trump administration is trying to curtail federal telework. But the new coronavirus may change those plans, as some agencies are starting to shift to remote work.
The 2020 Budget pledges to increase research and development funding to £22bn a year, £5bn for broadband roll-out and £900m to ensure UK businesses lead the way in “high-potential technologies”, but slashes tax relief for entrepreneurs
Finnish tech giant to install photonic networking for new Japanese operator while providing high-bandwidth IP/MPLS network to support air traffic control in Ireland
UK regulators will join forces to look at how the potential regulation of the digital platforms and advertising markets would work
Despite repeated warnings of the damage the incoming IR35 reforms stand to do to the UK economy, contracting groups hit out at the government's decision to press ahead with the changes
Fintech workers were asked to share upsetting workplace incidents as part of an anonymous study
Microsoft, BitSight and other partners used legal and technical steps to take control of one of largest botnets in the world that infected more than 9 million systems.
Microsoft disclosed a new remote code execution vulnerability associated with the Microsoft Server Message Block 3.1.1 (SMBv3) protocol, but there's currently no patch available.
The new coronavirus has begun to affect how U.S. companies are thinking about remote work. In this Q&A, Citrix's James Singh talks about how the company faced this problem in China -- and made it work.
The Cisco restructuring that follows the departure of executive VP David Goeckeler has reshuffled the company's executive team among five newly created product groups.
The newly released Alluxio 2.2 adds new data catalog and transformation capabilities to help organizations bridge the gap between data and analytics.
As Choice Hotels moved away from homegrown scripting tools for continuous delivery, it fundamentally shifted the daily duties of its IT ops teams.
A new data management service from 2nd Watch aims to help organizations make data-driven decisions without having to rely on data scientists for their data preparation.
Nearly half of organisations in the Asia-Pacific region see digital transformation as their top priority, followed by cloud infrastructure deployment and artificial intelligence, survey finds
Virtus Data Centres is making good on its datacentre expansion plans, which have been previously billed as among the biggest construction projects ever embarked upon by a colocation provider
The 2020 IT Priorities Survey from Computer Weekly and TechTarget confirms enterprise datacentres remain the deployment site of choice for many workloads, but stepping up the use of cloud is a top investment plan for firms this year
Final countdown starts for third-generation mobile communications in Finland, with capacity to be used for 5G services
Kaspersky discovers two new Android malware modifications that could give hackers control of their victims’ social media accounts
IT leaders in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg expect bigger budgets this year, with spending on digital transformation projects and related technologies being prioritised
BT-owned mobile operator rolls out 5G to 21 new locations in the country
As more projects rely on open source components, IT departments need to keep on top of critical vulnerabilities to ensure they are secure
Being valued by the business for their role in keeping the organisation safe and upholding ethical standards is a primary motivator for CISOs and other security professionals
Last year was a solid one for Computacenter, but the firm's CEO has indicated that Covid-19 is making forecasting for 2020 a challenge
Turla, the Kremlin-linked APT group that last year hijacked an Iranian group’s infrastructure, was likely to have been operating opportunistically, according to researchers
Managed service providers, resellers and other partners are experiencing rising demand for advisory and implementation services as customers pursue remote work tools.
Swedish comms tech firm sees acquisition strengthening its ability to meet demands of transforming mission-critical communications and private network market
Endpoint security specialist continues to add depth to its EMEA operations with the introduction of a seasoned channel chief
The Dubai-based banking group’s CIO, Miguel Rio Tinto, talks about its ambitious digital transformation plans
Vendors StorageCraft and eSentire have indicated that they will double-down on channel efforts as they look for more growth across the rest of 2020
Study by independent organisation that provides scientific advice and guidance on the health and environmental effects of non‐ionising radiation finds 5G technologies not harmful if new guidelines are adhered to
Healthcare stakeholders say the information blocking provision in the long-awaited ONC final rule is a good step toward greater data sharing.
AWS Bottlerocket puts the cloud giant's spin on the container OS, and container host security, but the company will have to overcome a generally poor reputation in the open source world.
The Trump administration's efforts to stop the use of H-1B workers by IT contractors suffered a major setback in court. This week, a federal judge ruled that the government exceeded the law.
With cloud-native development being key to application modernization and digital transformation efforts, Docker has refocused its strategy to empower developers with tools.
Chinese firms are ahead of their peers in the Asia-Pacific region in tapping the potential of data, study finds
A DCMS report on the state of the UK’s cyber security workforce highlights a huge lack of diversity and a substantial skills gap
Firm makes its fourth acquisition in as many years as it continues to expand the depth of cloud support it can provide
Wi-Fi 6 gives current and potential boost to enterprise sector in overall disappointing WLAN market in the fourth quarter of 2019
The Department of Defense is to request a resubmission of information from Microsoft and Amazon Web Services about their JEDI bids, as the long-running US cloud procurement saga drags on
The world of cyber security is on high alert to heightened vulnerabilities as the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus changes daily life across Europe
UK comms regulator announces plans to auction two bands of spectrum to boost mobile broadband and 5G, but is criticised for missing opportunity
The channel is in a prime position to help customers keep going through the coronavirus crisis by enabling more flexible working methods
Six councils will each get up to £350,000 for digital innovation projects aiming to improve services for residents, in the latest round of the Local Digital Fund
Equalities and Human Rights Commission says use of automatic facial recognition and predictive algorithms by police is discriminatory, stifles freedom of expression and lacks a proper legislative framework
While Windows Virtual Desktop has seen strong interest since it launched last year, its complexity may discourage enterprise adoption. Nerdio hopes to change that.
Red Hat claims new Ceph installer and management dashboard mean administrators won't require a 'degree in distributed systems' to set up storage clusters anymore.
N2WS launches its first major product update since Veeam sold the company back to its founders. Backup & Recovery 3.0 focuses on storage and cost efficiency.
The HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Plus adds capabilities that enable MSPs to monetize remote management services; plus other IT channel news from the week.
A ransomware attack shut down Champaign-Urbana's public health website, hindering the city's ability to provide information and updates on the Coronavirus pandemic.
A spike in remote work due to the new coronavirus is testing the scalability of collaboration services like Zoom and Cisco Webex. Even small service disruptions could significantly impede productivity.
Current users of Health Gorilla's lab network API can electronically order COVID-19 tests immediately. New users can order tests after signing up for the vendor's web application.
HPE has unveiled carrier software for the 5G Core. HPE touts flexibility in pricing and tech in its 5G Core Stack, which would compete in a market dominated by six vendors.
Marketers are turning to CRM-ready e-gift and direct mail vendors to send postcards and swag boxes to prospective customers they would have met with at canceled conferences.