House of Lords committee tells HMRC it still has work to do to improve its response to past criticisms of its handling of the government’s controversial loan charge policy
Lots of teachers found it difficult to deliver lessons online during the first lockdown, with many students without access to tech, says Ecclesiastical
The government has released a whitepaper detailing plans for skills reforms to encourage lifelong learning, including making digital skills more easily accessible for adults
With 5G roll-outs and adoption progressing quickly and with the mmWave ecosystem showing signs of readiness, the main question the mobile industry faces is where and when mmWave systems can be cost-effective
Deal will see department deploy a digital platform to distribute grants to small and medium-sized enterprises
Chris Hicks will take on the role as CIO for McLaren Group following the departure of Karen McElhatton in December 2020
The head of digital at Audi UK discusses how the luxury car company has revamped its online presence as it shifts gear to drive online sales
Research published in Nature finds strong evidence of hiring bias by recruiters and uncovers notable patterns of when biased decision making is more likely to occur.
Bank boss calls for cross-industry cooperation to reduce scams that trick people into making instant payments online
Between 2016 and 2019, a number of bottles washed ashore in Hamburg, each containing an ‘uncrackable’ message
Aiming to contribute to the development of mmWave 5G mobile access networks and building ecosystems among operators and suppliers, tech giant claims landmark achievement
As-a-service offerings are growing in importance as customers look for greater flexibility
Commvault CEO Sanjay Mirchandani says cloud adoption and remote collaboration will stay after the pandemic, but in-person events and physical data centers will be scaled back.
Vast Data storage reference architecture combines the vendor's Universal Storage all-flash system with Nvidia DGX supercomputers. NFS multipathing over RDMA boosts AI data training.
Another week of movement across the channel, with vendors and partners hiring for growth
Users look forward to benefits and brace for potential risks as experts say Red Hat's acquisition of StackRox portends major consolidation in cloud security this year.
SonicWall's internal systems were breached, and the company is investigating its Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series, a remote access product for SMBs, as a possible vector.
Manthan Systems and RichRelevance, vendors specializing in customer analytics, recently merged to bring together AI-fueled insights with expertise in global retail.
IBM has issued a Call for Code for applications that help promote racial justice in an attempt to combat systemic racism.
A senior software engineer at Grab offers a peek into the DevOps practices at one of Southeast Asia’s technology unicorns
New industry guidelines highlight critical role next-generation wireless technology will play in the long-term success of 5G, outlining convergence opportunities for optimising business innovation and customer experience
UK operator marks ‘milestone’ moment in its history with 5G offer to add to gigabit broadband, but Ofcom puts on hold the process to gain mid-band frequencies
New partnership will benefit Swedish industry by performing livestream industrial inspections via drones, while more details are released on Ericsson’s EU-funded 6G initiative
IBM and Telefónica are continuing to pool their resources to help accelerate the pace of hybrid cloud adoption in the enterprise
A report from the Rusi think tank calls for fresh approaches to how we think about fighting fraud
Global partner programme replaces an ad-hoc approach and comes at a time when both SASE and SD-WAN are surfing a wave of demand
Klick service triages patients according to their clinical needs and allows them to review results, manage appointments and complete health assessments
Extension of Elizabeth Denham’s tenure as information commissioner will give the government more time to appoint her successor
DataCore's acquisition of object storage pioneer Caringo plugs a hole in its software-defined storage and advances its goal of block, file and object storage from a single vendor.
First-of-its-kind research into recruitment challenges facing the datacentre industry calls for action to avert a skills crisis developing in the future
At a time when the country has never been so dependent on fast and reliable home broadband, leading house builder has teamed with UK broadband leaders to ensure new builds are in the digital fast lane
Saudi Arabian organisations will spend about $11bn on IT this year, with emerging technologies high on shopping lists
IT problem at payment processing company has forced shoppers to resort to cash in Morrisons and Co-op stores
New research from Akamai Technologies shows record-breaking DDoS attacks surged in 2020 while extortion-related campaigns against a variety of targets also increased.
Italian distributor sets up shop in Reading with plans to work with managed service providers on this side of the Channel
Threat researchers specialising in vulnerability research and development appear to be being targeted by a North Korean state-backed group
Both firms have already been in the headlines this month thanks to funding rounds and acquisitions
BeyondCorp Enterprise, which replaces Google's BeyondCorp Remote Access, uses the Chrome browser to extend the zero-trust platform to customers for continuous authentication.
The Conservative Party acted illegally in collecting data that inferred voters’ ethnicity and religious background, a Select Committee has heard
Harlow-based colocation provider continues to build out its roster of HPC and life sciences customers
Research reveals added pressure on networks in the post Covid-19 world, with access network performance as the primary factor that most impacts subscriber experience
According to analysts, Nvidia-Certified Systems' launch is a shrewd move for Nvidia, as the vendor looks to cement its lead in the AI hardware marketplace.
Mimecast conducted an investigation after being alerted by Microsoft that a certificate for Microsoft 365 Exchange Web Services authentication was stolen by a sophisticated actor.
A new partnership helps developers access Docker Hub through JFrog Artifactory to simplify how DevOps teams work together.
IT spending in Australia will grow by 4% this year, reversing a decline of 1% in 2020 as organisations seek to grow their digital chops
Repressive regimes’ regulatory demands and remote working see virtual private network usage rocket over the past 12 months
Salesforce releases Vaccine Cloud, tools that enable tracking and distribution of COVID-19 immunizations. ServiceNow also enters the technology space.
Microsoft reports 50% growth in Azure and integration between Teams and ServiceNow, Workday and Salesforce
Three vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of their target Apple devices, and must be patched immediately
Norway’s data protection authority plans to apply a fine totalling 10% of LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr’s revenues over its data sharing practices
ServiceNow is at the heart of NHS Scotland’s digital response to the coronavirus, supporting the mass vaccination programme
Throughout Covid-19, MSPs have supported customers but life has been tough for shopfront dealers that have been hit by successive lockdowns
Research from BT and Cisco indicates just how much the pandemic has pushed along the digital agenda and how the channel is reacting
Latest market tracker data from Synergy Research Group highlights how demand for hyperscale datacentre capacity held firm during 2020
The Emotet botnet has been disrupted and knocked offline after a major international effort by law enforcement
Three of the UK’s leading mobile operators announce plan to build and share infrastructure to boost 4G rural coverage in the first part of a national scheme to improve mobile connectivity in hard-to-reach places
Neo4j Aura Enterprise is a fully-managed cloud database built for large organizations. The vendor previously developed Aura Professional, a similar tool for SMBs.
Mimecast’s investigation into a January 2021 breach of its systems turns up evidence that the culprit was the same group that targeted SolarWinds in December
Almost three million UK high-speed broadband customers – a third of those whose deal ended in the past year – say they were not informed when their contract ended, as mandated by the UK comms regulator, costing around £90 per household
Yorkshire Building Society is moving to new application development platform to support the creation of customer-friendly online services
Worldwide IT spending is slated to grow this year, as companies increase support and security for remote workers. Gartner projects spending will hit nearly $4 trillion.
Data privacy seems to be ‘coming of age’ to some extent and organisational responses to Covid-19 may be partly responsible, according to a report
Starting in mid-2021, Microsoft and SAP plan to integrate Teams into the latter's business application portfolio. The move is seen as a response to rival Salesforce.
Warrell Corp. treated itself to a new IT infrastructure to drive its candy manufacturing, adding hyper-converged backup appliances and cloud DR from Dell EMC.
Questions for 2021: Can Dell reach the Apex? How green is HPE's GreenLake? Large vendors highlight storage as a service as a hot area, but mass acceptance could take years.
Ukraine's National Police said two citizens of Ukraine face up to 12 years in prison for their role in maintaining and operating Emotet, and other suspects have been identified.
NetBackup 9 offers a new scale-out deployment aimed at software-defined, hyper-converged data centers, allowing customers to add storage nodes as they see fit.
Google releases DialogFlow CX, a chatbot and voicebot platform geared for multi-channel enterprise customer service. It connects to leading telephony systems.
Kubernetes storage products such as Rancher Longhorn target edge computing environments, as adoption of the trend creates a fresh opportunity for container infrastructure.
Verizon has resolved an issue in its fiber optic network that led to a major outage Tuesday. The outage affected tens of thousands of customers on the East Coast.
SAP debuted Rise with SAP, a new offering designed to help customers transform business models and processes so that they can become more flexible, resilient, data-driven enterprises.
Amazon is set to launch a new training program on its Twitch service called AWS Dev Hour: Building Modern Applications. The series targets developers building cloud-native apps.
Microsoft Azure Stack HCI extends Azure public cloud services to on-premises deployments. Intel will install Microsoft's HCI OS on L9 Intel server systems.
DataStax is getting into the event streaming market with the acquisition of Kesque, which uses the open source Apache Pulsar project as the foundation for its platform.
Momentum for Microsoft Azure continues to build with the company reporting a 50% increase in sales of the cloud platform, helping lift sales of the company's other cloud offerings.
Process mining and business process intelligence capabilities are a core part of SAP's new Rise with SAP subscription services and will be delivered through SAP's acquisition of Signavio.
India’s Tata Consultancy Services recorded one of its strongest third-quarter earnings and grew its brand value amid a global pandemic
SAP CEO Christian Klein announces business transformation as a service package, dubbed Rise
Backup software maker leverages AWS Object Lock’s ability to create immutable WORM repositories as a means of helping organisations protect against malicious deletion or corruption
With 2020 exposing the leaders versus the laggards in enterprise digital transformation, research shows companies intend to invest in SD-WAN and MPLS, UCaaS and CCaaS to stay competitive in 2021
Reacting to reports that agreements have been slow to conclude, holding up the roll-out of better mobile and broadband connectivity, UK government consults on changes to the legal framework for agreements on access to land for digital infrastructure
UK financial services regulator is considering raising the contactless card payment limit to £100
US banking giant hires in the UK in preparation for digital consumer bank launch
Cyber security professionals are open to new approaches to finding sorely needed talent, according to a poll
The past 12 months as a whole may have been challenging for the smartphone industry, but the industry enjoyed an end-of-year renaissance driven by a staggering $66bn worth of iPhone sales
Channel player Logicalis is working at a global level with vendors Microsoft and Cisco to devise and implement solutions that will help customers to get the most out of a hybrid cloud world
The newly launched firm, led by Appirio co-founder Chris Barbin, will take minority stakes in cloud consultancies and offer advice on growing a services business.
DriveNets' latest round of funding drove its valuation to $1 billion. The company's plans include developing network services that service providers run as microservices.
With UK lockdown persisting and education online until March at the earliest, research finds broadband customers in receipt of low-income benefits almost twice as likely to struggle to pay their bill than other customers
Workday is acquiring employee feedback software vendor Peakon. Experts described the timing as a proverbial shot across SAP's bow.
Kodiak Island Borough transitioned to Veeam backups just in the nick of time. After successfully recovering from a ransomware attack, the IT department added more Veeam protection.
The Department of Justice launched a coordinated effort to disrupt the notorious ransomware operation, which has infected healthcare organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insight-driven decisions are crucial to the success and survival of organizations amid the current economic environment, advises an expert, as is the ability to act and react.
The number of data breaches resulting from human error increased by 18% in the second half of 2020, according to Australian government’s latest notifiable data breaches report
Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s cross-industry push to tackle climate change has attracted some big names from the world of tech, including Apple, IBM, Accenture and Verizon
Report reveals operators still rely mainly on physical channels to sell their products and services, but know the value that digital sales can create for them
Every fifth victim of the SolarWinds Solorigate/Sunburst attack was a manufacturing organisation, say researchers
German bank is closing hundreds of branches and cutting thousands of jobs as it reshapes for the digital age
SAP has announced full-year 2020 revenue down 1%, but with cloud growth of 17%, as it divests Qualtrics as a subsidiary. S/4 Hana customer base up 16% to 16,000
Canalys has tracked the fortunes of the form factors through a record-breaking 2020
File vendors Qumulo and Quantum product launches differ in approach, but the impetus is identical: giving enterprise data centers the tools to subdue sprawling unstructured data.
Specification published defining architecture, protocols and functionality for the automated frequency coordination system-to-AFC device interface to maximise the 6 GHz spectrum opportunity and expand Wi-Fi 6E benefits
Storage vendor Spectra Logic enhances channel programme with more support on offer for those who want to take the sales conversation online
Commvault's Metallic backup now covers Salesforce, Microsoft Teams and other workloads. The vendor's investment in recurring revenue has led to its best fiscal quarter ever.
IT giants team with telco to collaborate on an integrated multi-access edge computing system with the aim of providing more secure and reliable access to data at edge locations
Trump supporters have apologised and paid millions in damages to the family of murdered Democratic Party staffer Seth Rich for promoting false allegations that Rich – not Russian agents – stole emails from the Democratic National Committee
Home Office’s Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group releases briefing note on the use of live facial recognition in public–private collaborations following a year-long investigation
Tape technology continues to improve, resulting in huge possibilities for capacity. With data growth, tape has received new customers; some don't even realize they're using it.
The 8200 and 8500L are for branch and aggregation use cases, respectively. The 8200 is for companies requiring an entry-level device for running a Cisco SD-WAN in the branch.
The leaking of internal documents has prompted a row between pro- and anti-hunting groups about the legality of the other’s data collection practices
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Major IT vendors are rolling out products designed for the post-pandemic office environment, including systems for managing in-house vaccination clinics.
A new NIST special publication shows how a service mesh can enhance access control for DevSecOps shops, but the network architecture hasn't gained widespread deployment.
The open source Apache Iceberg project is helping to define a new data tier for cloud data lakes that can help to improve performance and access for large data sets.
Hot 2021 trends in memory and storage will include the ramp of QLC SSDs in enterprise flash arrays, pressuring HDDs on price, increasing Optane adoption and NVMe over TCP.
With its eyes on expansion and new analytics product development, a veteran Australian-based BI vendor raised $34 million in venture capital funding.
The acquisition extends the consultancy's cybersecurity business into threat hunting and credential risk management and analytics. Additional transactions may be in the offing.
Microsoft's new Application Guard for Office opens untrusted Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents in a container to protect a user's computer from threats.
Big Blue said it has laid the groundwork to rapidly grow hybrid cloud and AI business through its partner ecosystem, which includes VARs, ISVs and systems integrators.