Software giant Oracle is making good on its pledge to expand its global datacentre presence, with two new regions in the UK
Agreement will help rural areas get gigabit-capable broadband connections, with first tranche of £6m to connect hundreds of public sector buildings across Angus, Dundee, and Perth & Kinross
Chatbots have not lived up to their promises and are better poised to support call centre agents in the blended realm of customer service and employee collaboration, says a regional Avaya executive
Government seeks to develop enhanced national IT infrastructure with an embedded early warning system and defence shield to protect the IT systems of public and private organisations
Global comms tech provider selected by Finnish joint venture to supply 5G radio network equipment including deployment and managed services
The lack of reliable digital ID services in the UK is limiting the country’s digital infrastructure potential, according to a report on digital identity, which also recommends the government to clarify the future of Gov.uk Verify
Personnel moves that will interest the channel at Citrix, Mimecast, CyberGuard Technologies and ITS
With the end of the Brexit transition period just weeks away, multi-national organisations will need to re-evaluate how intercompany data is transmitted
The pandemic has given many customers the chance to consider their strategy going forward
Telco announces that platform based on next generation of rich mobile messaging is now through early-stage pilots and is available for businesses to enhance customer experience
A hacker has directly contacted therapy patients to say their highly personal therapy notes will be put on the internet unless they pay the ransom
TrueNAS Scale gives iXsystems a foothold in converged systems. Customers can obtain it as open source software or as an integrated system based on TrueNAS storage servers.
Increased cloud adoption and expanded data protection helped the University of the Pacific deal with a rough stretch of 2020 that included a pandemic and regional wildfires.
OpenText releases Cloud Edition 20.4, which gives users more development tools. It also adds applications to OpenText's burgeoning digital experience platform.
Security leaders in Asia-Pacific are adopting zero-trust security, but challenges stand in their way of reaping the full potential of the security model
SAP’s third quarter 2020 results stated a 4% year-on-year reduction in revenue, with an 11% increase in cloud revenue lightening the gloom
IT services company Sopra Steria says it has contained the ransomware virus, but systems will take a few weeks to be fully operational
Executive director Jonathan Lofthouse reveals plans to create an ecosystem of tech providers to improve care across the trust
Bank says it will continue to look at its use of office space as it targets further cost-cutting measures
Security experts call for more clarity from Amazon over an apparent leak of customer data
As Polish mobile acquisition gets go-ahead, French operator extends partnership with wireless infrastructure and services company to finance roll-out of fixed network in Poland and accelerate roll-out of 4G/5G networks
Software suppliers are concerned they don't have enough time or information to help businesses be ready on time for the end of the Brexit transition period
‘Impact startups’ continue to raise funding during the pandemic despite difficulties faced by the wider tech startup sector
CyberSense uses full content analysis and machine learning to detect a potential ransomware attack. Version 7.5 features better performance and more workload support.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, Quocirca found that many in the managed print world are looking to 2021 with better expectations
Data processing practices used by Experian broke data protection law, says Information Commissioner’s Office
StorCentric's Data Mobility Suite helps customers manage and move data across heterogeneous storage environments. It is entering a market space with stiff competition.
Ikea Retail CDO Barbara Martin Coppola tells us how cloud technologies have helped the company adapt to the rapid changes in consumer behaviour brought about by the pandemic
Research predicts digital distributed radio systems will change the way traditional distributed antenna systems are designed and implemented due to their simplified and future-proofed architecture
The CEO and co-founder of real-time indexing database vendor details the evolution of the company from its origins in the open source RocksDB project to future development projects.
Cloud-based radio access network for communications service providers regarded as offering more versatility to network buildouts as a complement to existing purpose-built 5G networks and addressing a variety of 5G use cases
Adoption of the Mitre ATT&CK framework, which saw version 8.0 released Tuesday, has grown rapidly over the last years, though challenges still remain for enterprise users.
NetApp Spot optimizes containers for OnTap storage. The objective is to boost data management and protection as containers migrate between Kubernetes clusters.
HashiCorp Nomad has been used in production before its 1.0 release, but its rapid development this year makes it applicable to a wider variety of uses.
Backup giant adds backup as a service, with cloud-to-cloud backup and e-discovery functionality that can work across on-site datacentres and the AWS and Azure clouds
Australia’s Avalon Airport has rolled out touchless check-in and bag drop systems that passengers can control using speech, head gestures and eye gaze
Company’s first quarter 2020 results shows strong demand for cloud services and CEO Satya Nadella believes IT modernisation will drive tech spending
Global connectivity firm warns that network providers are letting down firms, with security and service flexibility cited as key issues
Barracuda is looking to expand its local presence and headcount in fast-growing emerging markets of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
Online safety research centre of excellence will look into technology to boost privacy and tackle disinformation, fake news, conspiracies and other online harms
5G private network accelerates Belfast Harbour’s ambition to become the world’s best regional smart port, stimulating innovation across transport, logistics, public safety, physical security and sustainability
The Google-Parallels technology provides access to Windows software on Chromebooks. The new product could make Chrome OS laptops more attractive to enterprises.
New modular architecture designed to bring high-performance, cost-effective Wi-Fi 6E mesh deployment to deliver wireless gigabit speeds throughout connected homes
SAP's stock value sank as third-quarter earnings disappointed investors, but analysts believe the short-term pain does not reflect SAP's long-term prospects as it more fully commits to the cloud.
Private therapy practice Vastaamo faces questions over its security and business practices in the months leading up to one of the biggest data breaches in Finland’s history
The successful breach of Donald Trump’s official website shows up lax security on his campaign team and is yet another timely warning that nobody is immune to cyber crime
Storage giant NetApp unveils new AFF, FAS and E-series arrays with NVMe and QLC flash capability, plus object storage in Ontap and Spot cloud container resource management in Cloud Manager
Study finds distributed working practices – office, home, on the move or hybrid – have proven business and employee engagement benefits, but leadership and business culture need updating
Some ransomware gangs pledged to not target medical facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, but hospitals are still getting hit. And the attacks affect more than just IT systems.
Building on the operator’s selection of the comms tech firm’s 5G core solutions earlier in 2020, Ericsson wins deal to upgrade BT’s existing radio access network infrastructure on EE mobile network.
Ping's new suite of authentication features looks to secure accounts and login processes by eliminating the need for usernames and passwords, which are often reused and an easy target.
People analytics managers are seeking out and analyzing HR data that intersects with and impacts the employee work experience.
A new product powered by AI and natural language generation can rewrite sentences. The tool could foreshadow the arrival of more AI-powered writing assistants.
The digital edition of Cisco's annual partner event asked channel companies to focus on the customer lifecycle and develop more customized offerings on top of Cisco technology.
AmBank Group is tapping open source, DevOps and data science to improve customer service and develop bespoke services for a broader market
Microsoft’s cloud datacentre region in Taiwan will first provide access to Azure, followed by Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform later
New analyst report details some of the main indicators for success in zero-trust implementation
Respondents to Advanced Software’s fifth annual investment trends survey reveal how the pandemic will shape their business spending priorities over the next 12 months
The teams are working on improving interoperability and interchangeability of technology between the US and UK
Ericsson research finds Covid-19 pandemic has created a tipping point for what workers expect of the future digital office
The programme aims to help startups and innovators use marine geospatial data to develop products and systems to “support safe, secure and thriving oceans”
Oracle moves into vertical-specific digital experience customizations, starting with Oracle Digital Experience for Communications, with more to come.
Technology companies say they cannot be held responsible for the deaths of children mining for the cobalt used in their products
The latest Microsoft update to its popular spreadsheet features an integration with Power BI that lets the analytics platforms send structured data back and forth for analysis.
A report from member organisation Jisc has found that a larger number of further education colleges have a skills shortage in IT teams
Cisco and partners must ‘think differently’ about how to coexist, says Chuck Robbins
UK Parliament told of long road ahead to rectify ‘market failure’ of lack of diversity in essential communications technology supply lines and of need to reassert influence in global standards
Trickbot and Ryuk ransomware actors are targeting hospitals and other healthcare providers, according to a joint cybersecurity advisory from the CISA and the FBI.
Intel's Optane persistent memory modules enable a global online game hosting provider to expand memory and lower costs over DRAM with negligible performance difference.
Russian cyber criminals are conducting a targeted campaign against hospitals with Ryuk ransomware
Odaseva CEO and founder Sovan Bin said he sought funding to keep up with growth as adoption increased after COVID-19 struck; Microsoft 365 support planned.
Red Hat has released RHEL 8.3 with features for users engaged in digital transformation projects. New System Roles improve security and stability.
IBM seeks to outdo Tanzu; Spectrum Protect for Red Hat OpenShift launches as new containers are spun into operation, and protects OpenShift Container Storage with snapshots.
Major upgrades for contact-tracing apps across all parts of the UK as initial ghosting issues are resolved and accuracy improved
Coding bootcamp Makers has partnered with Generation UK to provide individuals from underrepresented groups with coding skills
Intel's acquisition of SigOpt, a startup vendor of an AI model optimization platform, will help accelerate Intel's AI software products for developers.
Vendors, academics and data scientists are developing technologies to detect irregularities in voting patterns. The turbulent U.S. election could provide fertile turf for the tools.
Cazena advanced its cloud data platform with an integrated service that helps organizations to more quickly benefit from a cloud data lake running on AWS.
Due to COVID-19, healthcare systems will now have until April 5, 2021 to comply with information blocking provisions in ONC's final interoperability and information blocking rule.
Grafana and AppDynamics are the latest monitoring vendors to try to capitalize on the hype around observability, as users face more complex choices than ever in this market.
The pandemic has hurt HR technology budgets, but it is also accelerating other tech trends in HR, such as making HR services part of everyday productivity platforms.
Latest quarterly market tracker data from Synergy Research Group reveals the impact the pandemic is having on the fortunes of the runners and riders in the cloud infrastructure services market
Online retail giant Amazon has enjoyed a bumper third quarter, as demand for its goods and services continues to soar as the pandemic forces people to stay home
Third iteration of Crown Commercial Service’s technology services framework includes technical management, transformation programmes and integration and management
Google is the third player in the public cloud market, but it sees multicloud support as a major differentiator
The new Scottish Geospatial Network Integrator will work on developing opportunities in the geospatial services industry
Gartner research finds that a third of companies that have implemented IoT will likely have implemented AI in conjunction, with at least one IoT project with digital twins also a key driver, by 2033
Reduced fine reflects both improvements made to hotel group’s cyber security and impact of coronavirus on the travel and hospitality sector
Identity practice and management has become a critical element of cyber security strategies to support remote workers
StorCentric's storage portfolio added an NVMe-based midrange option to its Nexsan and Vexata lines with the acquisition of beleaguered all-flash array pioneer Violin Systems.
Fungible's composable storage includes FS1600 block storage server and Fungible Composer management backplane. Fungible offloads data services to its FS1 Data Processing Unit.
A regional coalition of hospitals, nursing facilities and other major healthcare centers uses one platform for key emergency management and communications.
Cisco reported increased partner engagement within its DevNet developer program. The company said it plans to launch an online DevNet marketplace next year; more IT channel news.
Cisco's Nexus Dashboard will offer a single location for several NetOps tools designed for networks serving cloud-centric applications. The software is set for release this year.
The Dremio fall 2020 update brings new performance to the vendor's cloud data lake engine technology, including Apache Arrow-based caching and runtime filtering.
Cisco announced the coming of Webex Legislate, a dashboard that lets legislators confer in breakout rooms, vote on legislation, tally the votes and review who voted for what.
Zoom plans to roll out new features in Zoom Phone over the next several months. The enhancements include better messaging and spam-blocking technology.
FrieslandCampina uses Syniti Knowledge Platform for data governance and data quality to improve its SAP ERP and other enterprise systems.
Intel provides an update on adoption trends for its Optane persistent memory modules, showing that SAP HANA, virtualization and high-performance computing are top use cases.
Microsoft will force some sites to open in Edge instead of IE, another sign the browser is nearing its end of life. Enterprise users must adapt, experts say.
Adobe looks at e-commerce trends to predict holiday buying, while Salesforce surveys thousands of B2B buyers and consumers about what motivates their buying choices.