Lifting and shifting Cobol code from mainframes to public cloud has been a growth driver for Micro Focus in the Asia-Pacific region, even as the software supplier continues to diversify its business
Distributor uses AGM to update on progress made after 2019 saw the firm seal four deals to expand the business
Amazon and Microsoft are embroiled in a ‘battle of the blogs’ over the former’s continued efforts to get its claims that it lost out on a major US cloud contract due to ‘significant political interference’ fully investigated
Review, to be led by former Skyscanner COO Mark Logan, will look at how tech sector can help Scotland’s economy recover from Covid-19
Rubrik CEO says 'We are social beings, and nothing can replace the face-to-face connection' of a physical user conference. But Rubrik's virtual show will attract a wider audience.
UK contact-tracing saga continues as UK government releases details of impact assessment on the app and admits that adaptations and even total change in form are not off the table
PowerStore controller software is based on container modules for SAN and NAS storage, while the mid-range array is all-NVMe and aimed at performance-hungry use cases such as Splunk
The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Coalition has amassed approximately 4,000 volunteers from the infosec community to monitor, analyze and block pandemic-themed threats across the globe.
Comms tech company’s chief highlights the importance of connectivity during times of crisis and unprecedented surge in network traffic
Shipping services firm falls victim to Maze ransomware just seven months after a previous major attack
Rubrik Polaris data management platform extended its support to several cloud workloads popular among enterprise customers: AWS RDS, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft OneDrive.
Featuring new natural language generation and data modeling capabilities, the latest Power BI platform upgrade aims to help organizations develop a data-driven culture.
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, 40% of Australians are likely to share GPS data with the government to facilitate alerting, new study finds
Just 13 of the 64 banks accredited for the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme have implemented Dmarc protection
Australian organisations can address data protection challenges by creating roles such as a data governance lead, classifying data and improving employee awareness of cyber hygiene
Cognizant’s clients cut off the IT supplier’s access to their networks to contain a Maze ransomware attack – effectively putting projects on hold
UK care homes are now able to digitally arrange deliveries of Covid-19 test kits through the launch of an online portal
More governments in Asia are implementing data protection regimes, but challenges such as checkbox compliance and the lack of effective staff training remain
Retailer is lifting and shifting some old Cobol code to AWS while rebuilding others into microservices in its mainframe migration move
A freedom of information campaign has revealed that UK police are largely failing to consult the public on their use of new technologies, with the potential to undermine the principle of policing by consent
Security player Check Point has seen some success in the months since launching the latest incarnation of its partner programme
Paying cyber criminals a ransom to recover your data adds over half a million dollars to the cost of organisational recovery, says Sophos
Contractual documents show Zuhlke Engineering receiving an official start date of 6 May to supply a managed delivery team to support and run proximity mobile application and services for the UK
Many projects fail to deliver because of other pressures on IT and the complexities of multicloud technology
Nationwide Building Society is the latest financial services company to quickly automate customer services related to Covid-19
Pure Storage Purity v3 adds snapshots for file and object data between FlashBlade arrays and Amazon S3 buckets. Replication matches functionality in Pure FlashArray block storage.
UK operator claims to have defied the odds and bucked the market in last financial year but warns of impact of Covid-19 on business
MPs will use phones and computers to vote from their homes in a House of Commons debate today in the biggest change in parliamentary procedure for 150 years
Human Rights Committee chair Harriet Harman has outlined a proposed bill to guarantee the security and privacy of data generated by the UK’s Covid-19 contact tracing app
Startup BI vendor Sigma Computing has hired Mike Palmer to take over as CEO and allow co-founders Rob Woollen and Jason Frantz to focus on product innovation.
Spencer Kimball, co-founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs, talks about the distributed SQL database vendor and its future, with new financing and a new cloud-native database release.
Salesforce gets involved in state and local health authorities' coronavirus contact tracing efforts in New York City, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, California and Louisiana.
Threat intelligence firm Risk Based Security released its 2020 Q1 Report, which shows a 273 percent increase in exposed records and 42 percent decrease in publicly reported breaches.
Australia’s NSW Health and Indonesia’s HaloDoc are among a growing crop of Asia-Pacific organisations that are relying on cloud scalability to extend digital services to more users and customers
New ETSI group will develop standardisation framework for secure smartphone-based proximity tracing systems, helping to break Covid-19 transmission chains
The trend towards mammoth Patch Tuesdays continues as Microsoft fixes 111 vulnerabilities
High levels of distrust in the motivations of technology companies and a lack of meaningful influence over their behaviour has left the British public feeling digitally disempowered, says Doteveryone report
Algorithm, developed in conjunction with UCL, drives a Lloyd’s of London syndicate electronically
Research has indicated an increasing number of SMEs have been targets of cyber attacks and they are reaching out to the channel for support
In latest example of growing trend, Virgin Media Business signs strategic partnership with integrated cloud communications platform to extend voice and unified communications portfolio
Microsoft delivers corrections for 111 unique vulnerabilities with a significant number aimed at SharePoint, which may signal growing interest from attackers.
Following its acquisition of Saba Software, Cornerstone OnDemand is appointing Saba's CEO, Phil Saunders, as its new leader. Product integrations are planned.
Research finds a rising number of spectrum initiatives underpinning strong momentum for private cellular networks within enterprises
Customers can size and order Nimbus Data ExaFlash One arrays online for flat $10,000 one-time cost. Nimbus Tectonic license costs $10,000 annually and includes controller upgrades and all software licenses.
A report has revealed problems with critical security systems in Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport
Intel executives said pandemic-related supply chain issues would not affect deliveries of next-generation Optane SSDs and memory modules and 144-layer NAND flash products in 2020.
House of Lords committee hears about government collaboration with social media firms to combat pandemic-related disinformation and online harms
Backblaze releases S3-compatible APIs for its B2 Cloud Storage. Several vendor partners joined the launch with integrations. Uses include backup and archiving.
Despite the mounting need for another alternative to in-person voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say mobile and online voting is just not ready for the general public.
Nutanix builds in disaster recovery capabilities to its HCI operating system to complement its Xi Leap DRaas and coming Nutanix Clusters running in public clouds.
Open source database vendor Redis Labs released RedisGears and RedisAI in an effort to expand the Redis platform beyond database to enable a real-time data processing system.
VMware buys Octarine for security cred in a crowded Kubernetes management market, but some VMware shops will shift to SaaS apps rather than deal with container infrastructure.
Facebook can now proactively find and flag hate speech better. Meanwhile, the social media giant's AI Research made BlenderBot, an advanced conversational AI system, open source.
The South Korean telco is readying the world’s first 5G smartphone equipped with a quantum random number generator chipset
Even though it is only operational on the Isle of Wight as a beta test, the UK government’s coronavirus contact-tracing app has already attracted the attention of cyber criminals
Comms tech to the fore in assisting key workers at temporary coronavirus facility in Glasgow, while heat detection camera combining thermal imaging and IoT capability will help facilitate people’s return to work
The US CISA says it is seeing targeting and attempted network compromise of Covid-19 research centres by China
Deutsche bank is driving on with its ambitious IT investment plans, with the Covid-19 pandemic, if anything, adding fuel to it
The shift to remote working has seen many collaborative tools fly off the shelves, but that has posed challenges for vendors and their partners
Deals are still being done as firms look beyond the current crisis to secure a stronger future for their businesses
Online fashion brand’s augmented reality technology enables customers to see how an outfit might look on them
Jetstack specialises in open source machine identity protection software for Kubernetes and cloud native ecosystems
Adobe beefs up its AI tools for Experience Platform, including a customer intelligence tool and ones for leads, content matching, channel monitoring and customer journeys.
White House extends executive order that effectively bans US companies from using comms equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, while Huawei and ZTE reveal new 5G advances
Investment into UK fintechs falls dramatically during Covid-19 pandemic as venture capitalists hold back
NetVault's Quest for stability: Version 13 adds a REST API and Teams backup for Office 365. Analysts say it's a good product, but can Quest's new CEO improve its market execution?
Hoping to close the competitive gap with rivals AWS and Microsoft, IBM plans to revamp its lineup of legacy middleware products with improved cloud and AI technologies.
The expanded partnership offers 24/7 managed service aimed at reducing the complexity and cost of security information and event management infrastructure.
Cisco Webex Teams still does not have all the same video conferencing features as Webex Meetings.
Intel reveals new investments in 11 startups focused on AI, automation and chip design as the tech giant ramps up its efforts in the AI hardware market.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, in conjunction with the FBI and DoD, has identified three variants of malware used by the North Korean government.
Problems with Microsoft Sonic include a lack of management tools, weak support from hardware vendors and a steep learning curve for engineers, companies said at the OCP Virtual Summit.
Spending on PCs and mobile devices in 2020 is expected to take the biggest hit, according to analyst firm IDC -- but spending on IT infrastructure will rise.
Designed for demanding AI and data science workloads, Nvidia's new A100 processor is a powerhouse, but it's also power-hungry and high-heat-producing.
Chair of Human Rights Committee aims to put the proposed Contact Tracing (Data Protection) Bill 2020 before parliament as a private member’s bill if necessary
The digital transformation of the NHS has been plagued by insufficient funding, technical challenges and lack of clarity, according to the National Audit Office
Minister calls for more virtual viewings and greater use of online tools for planning as the UK prepares to get its housing and construction sector up and running again
A new ransom demand of $42m has been made against New York law firm Grubman, Shire, Meiselas and Sacks, and it may be the largest ever, say security experts
The managed services community is downgrading its growth expectations for this year, but is set to come through the Covid-19 pandemic
Trust has deployed an artificial intelligence app to help read and interpret scans so that clinicians can treat stroke patients better and more quickly
Channel giant issues a trading statement that will provide cheer not only to investors but also those keen to see the channel shake off the impact of the coronavirus
The Power Systems unit has begun using technology from Iotics to collect data points for engines in the field and build digital simulation models
Patients hit the web and phone lines for coronavirus assessments, with demand peaking as lockdown was announced, says health service
Attack on Elexon was resolved within hours with no impact on the national electricity supply, but it could have been much worse
Monzo is seeking new investment to help it through the coronavirus pandemic
Preem is automating software testing as part of a wider plan that includes the introduction of robotic process automation software
Report suggests Openreach sale could raise £20bn as BT announces £12bn build programme to extend FTTP network
The newly released tool is designed to give HR managers more ability to run their own analytics and merge employee data with finance data in new ways.
The Harvey Nash executive talks about recruitment during the coronavirus crisis, a new wave of interest in outsourcing, and leadership skills and challenges
Microsoft Teams is finally getting multiwindow support to help with multitasking.
Amid its integration into the Google Cloud Platform portfolio, Looker continues to focus on adding new embedded BI tools and creating new features for application developers.
AIOps systems for incident response have helped a bank and a provider of care services in the home streamline operations amid a pandemic emergency and an ongoing IT skills shortage.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said some industries could resume IT spending soon, despite the pandemic. Robbins' comments came after the company reported an 8% drop in quarterly revenue.
Talkdesk refocuses it CCaaS suite on customer experience by adding 20 features, including virtual agents and remote work features for contact center agents.
Gartner's latest research predicts an uptick in cloud spending, spurred by demand for public cloud services and cloud-based communications; more channel news from the week.
Microsoft's acquisition of Metaswitch will provide carriers with the option of offering Metaswitch UCaaS through Azure. Metaswitch complements the recent Affirmed acquisition.