Business leaders reveal pressure of new normal with research revealing four-fifths of home workers experiencing unreliable internet connection while working from home, and nearly half having slow and/or unreliable internet connection
Channel firms have identified companies with cloud expertise that will add more muscle to their portfolios
Security professionals face challenges in keeping pace with cloud deployments and migrations, and the additional security threats they open up
As Australian businesses accelerate migration to the cloud, the underlying network will play an increasingly important role and nearly 60% of enterprises in the country have already implemented SD-WAN
Government Digital Service put in place “unprecedented measures” in response to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic and built several new digital services, but its Gov.uk Verify programme continues to “pose notable risk” to the department, according to Cabinet Office annual report
Product integrations unveiled at Samsung Galaxy Unpacked could benefit users of Samsung devices and the Microsoft Office productivity suite.
The pandemic has given managed service players several challenges, but most are in a strong enough position to come through the crisis stronger
Global spend on IaaS continues to surge, with a growing competitive threat posed by Chinese providers
BT-owned UK operator announces milestone for emergency services network as it accelerates its strategy towards bringing 4G to more places across the country, particularly rural communities
Gearset Data Backup takes backups more frequently than Salesforce's native tools and uses Gearset's deployment engine, normally used for DevOps, for recoveries.
A researcher has found a critically insecure Pulse Connect Secure VPN version belonging to UK retailer Monsoon Accessorize, but claims the firm is ignoring his disclosures
Flexible Metal's IT manager was trying to do site-to-site replication for backup and DR using Veritas Backup Exec but found it too slow. Arcserve was faster and more reliable.
More than a year after first announced, the government has launched a year-long pilot of its post-Brexit digital identity checking service
Elevate Security co-founder Masha Sedova spoke at Black Hat USA 2020 about why traditional security awareness training is ineffective and fails to change risky behavior.
IBM's OpenAPI Comment Parser gives developers a new tool to simplify the process of documenting APIs, so that developers down the line will be able to use them with less effort.
Indiana University Health CISO Mitchell Parker said larger healthcare systems and two-factor authentication can play crucial roles in helping smaller providers with EHR security.
Coca-Cola European Partners is building on its past relationship with IBM to accelerate its cloud migration, and drive efficiencies within its business
In technical preview since 2019, Nutanix Clusters on AWS will enable unified operations across private and public clouds
Global study by Microsoft shows that UK organisations have more artificial intelligence projects that deliver zero value than other countries
Quarterly data on how confident freelancers feel about their job and earning prospects highlights the negative impact Covid-19 and the government's looming tax reforms are having on the sector
UK government celebrates reaching gigabit broadband services deployment milestone as part of its ambitious target over the lifetime of parliament
Cyber security experts urge the government to do more to help small hospitality businesses improve their contact-tracing data-handling practices
France’s CNIL has confirmed a new investigation into TikTok’s data protection practices
Colocation giant looks set to tap into the huge demand for cloud and internet services from enterprises in India
IBM recruited Ed Walsh in 2016 to revive its flagging storage division. Analysts credit Walsh for prioritizing all-flash and cloud data services. Now he’s heading to ChaosSearch.
Economies with strong digital services are set to grow cross-border trade, while 3D printing could revolutionise goods manufacturing
HCI pioneers launches Nutanix Clusters, which will provide hyper-converged deployments across customer datacentres and the Amazon cloud, but only in Acropolis and on AWS for now
Phishing emails are increasingly luring in victims with subject lines relating to the development of a vaccine for Covid-19
Broadband access products provider announces new FCC and DO-160 certified in-flight broadband network designed to offer first-class wireless connectivity experiences
Leading IoT software and platform developer teams with Hong Kong telco to offer global network of connected solutions for medical care from home, providing a customisable platform and interface to deliver global connectivity, simplify device management and IoT operations
Patches are available for CVEs 2020-8208 through 8212 and should be installed as soon as possible
Vendor moves deeper into the network security world with a product launch that will benefit managed service players
Vendor continues to encourage engagement with edge solutions, with margins and discounts on offer
Indiana University Health CISO Mitchell Parker discussed internal risk assessments, security snake oil salesmen and more at his Black Hat USA 2020 talk.
The NHS received nearly 30,000 malicious emails at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in March and April
Research from software-defined network and cloud platform provider shows the increased importance of software-defined infrastructure to the new work environment
In a landmark decision, the Court of Appeal has ruled that South Wales Police’s facial recognition deployments breached human rights and data protection laws
Around 28,000 items of personally identifiable data were lost in a phishing attack on Sans, proving that even the professionals can be caught out
Microsoft drops another major Patch Tuesday update, including fixes for two zero-day exploits that are already being exploited by cyber criminals
Research finds that as the pandemic forces companies to accept the idea of permanent massed remote working, CIOs are waking up to the threat of increased cyber attacks
NHS organisations and public sector bodies will be encouraged to use £500m procurement framework to acquire IT software and hardware in a more cost-effective way
New research looks under the bonnet of a Dharma ransomware attack, with the ransomware's ease of use being particularly dangerous for small to medium-sized enterprises
Flash market pioneer links up with scale-out backup product maker to provide bundled backup plus super-fast recovery based around Pure FlashBlade storage arrays
Research from SolarWinds MSP indicates that although the last few months have been tough, most partners have adapted to changed conditions
The funding for innovative projects forms part of the government’s plan to increase research and development spending, which it claims will aid the UK’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery
Security player Check Point launches programme to ensure it is covering an increasingly popular route to market
Polish colocation provider Beyond.pI says expansion plans are in direct response to growing demand for sustainably powered datacentre capacity in central Europe
Talks begin on a successor to the Privacy Shield EU-US data-sharing agreement declared unlawful in July 2020 – a decision by the European Court of Justice that left thousands of businesses facing legal uncertainty
In addition to the actively exploited flaws, IT workers must contend with a domain controller exploit that could give an attacker administrative access.
Hyper-converged infrastructure pioneer Nutanix puts clusters on AWS, enabling common management of applications and workloads on premises and in the public cloud.
Business intelligence is needed when times are bad, and it's the organizations who have created a data-driven culture that are best poised to thrive amid the COVID-19 crisis.
As the need for remote working, learning, information and entertainment makes broadband access more important than ever, a consumption report finds mass usage of applications such as Zoom driving uptake of higher-speed packages
Terraform Cloud's new Business tier is a sign of what's to come for both Terraform Enterprise and IT ops teams overwhelmed with tools to manage, industry analysts say.
Kaspersky prevented an attack against a South Korean company back in May that used two zero-day vulnerabilities. One, arguably the more dangerous, focused on Internet Explorer.
A new data preparation tool and enhanced predictive modeling capabilities highlight analytics software vendor Tableau's third-quarter platform update.
K2View CEO and co-founder talks about how his company's micro-database fabric approach to user data aims to improve data management by consolidating data in one place.
Just one in four consumers believe they should protect their own data, underscoring the tightrope between security and convenience that organisations have been walking on
Tech community Muslamic Makers has launched a programme to help Muslim talent develop skills and understand more about digital careers
Century up for Swedish communications tech firm in next-generation infrastructure wins with deal at Telekom Slovenije to supply essential RAN and Packet Core technology
Like many organisations, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated digital change in Sheffield, and its IT leader is looking to build further on that momentum
Students taking computing at A-level have achieved higher grades than last year despite the uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic
Industrial internet of things firm collaborates with global comms services provider to reduce the time and cost of deploying the services most required by high-tech elevator systems
No official launch, but app is upgraded to offer alerts based on postcode, QR check-in at venues, symptom checker and test booking in conjunction with the official Test and Trace programme
Health information exchanges could provide the interoperability backbone between providers and state and public health agencies, making real-time data readily available in times of crisis.
Pacific Biosciences makes equipment and systems for gene sequencing and life sciences. The company uses NetApp Data Fabric to scale capacity and performance for shared storage.
With the 30 September 2020 loan charge policy settlement date fast approaching, HM Revenue & Customs tells those in its scope to abandon hope of revised down settlements being offered at this stage
8x8’s EMEA channel boss, Keith Jackson, has spent his first 12 months building a channel base to use as a platform for future growth
The RingCentral partnership means Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's on-premises customers can stay with the vendor and get better cloud-based communications than ALE currently provides.
It's not quite the glory days of the 1960s, but IBM mainframes are getting by with a little help from open source friends. IBM discusses the boost and plans for security and AI.
COVID-19 has thrown IT and storage spending into pandemic mode, making it hard for vendors and IT teams to get a handle on when they'll rebound.
Pure Storage's new FlashRecover appliance combines its FlashBlade hardware with Cohesity DataProtect backup software in response to customers' needs for faster restores.
Pulumi has expanded its integrations with Kubernetes deployment tools including OPA, Helm v3 and Kustomize, offering a central collaboration point for DevOps container management.
CircleCI has teamed up with Salesforce to help developers building applications on Salesforce's Java-like Apex development platform tap into the CircleCI CI/CD engine.
The new Autonomous JSON Database is an attempt by Oracle to specifically support customers who only want document database capabilities and not a full multimodel database.
Almost three-quarters of Singapore business leaders say their organisations are facing difficulties in scaling up their implementations of robotic process automation
The National Cyber Security Centre has issued a new warning after uncovering a series of online scams promoting fraudulent celebrity-endorsed investment opportunities
Class action lawsuits filed in Amsterdam and London will accuse Oracle and Salesforce of breaching GDPR in their processing and sharing of personal data to sell online advertising
Motor manufacturer is preparing to shift various latency-sensitive workloads off-premise and into the Oracle Cloud
The Russian intelligence-linked Fancy Bear group is deploying a new malware called Drovorub against Linux environments as part of a cyber espionage operation, according to US warnings
Latest findings from analyst house Quocirca indicate many expect remote working to remain the norm
Pharmaceutical giant chooses Verizon to provide software-defined infrastructure to support its future cloud-based business needs
Lawyer for WikiLeaks founder slams US decision to serve a second indictment at the 11th hour alleging that Assange conspired with hackers, as a potential abuse of process
ServiceNow has added an Uber module to its 'Safe Workplace suite,' a pandemic planning tool set. The idea is to help employees return to the office.
New full-time field engineers will join rural broadband provider’s in-house team by the end of March 2021 to increase company’s build capacity
Survey will seek to discover new requirements and issues posed by artificial intelligence technology
Information Commissioner’s Office says it has engaged with exams regulator Ofqual after its use of an algorithm to calculate A-level grades backfired
Part government-funded communications project develops first-of-its-kind deployment toolkit for next-generation networks using 5G technologies to empower rural and poorly connected communities
The Cisco restructuring includes shifting research and development to different technology areas and offering employees early retirement. An analyst says layoffs are likely.
Atlassian plans to make Slack a full alternative interface for its software development and incident response tools, including single sign-on features.
Though often associated with financial analysis, analytics is being used to aid nonprofit organizations in their fight for causes that improve society as well.
Dell Technologies renewed its Payment Flexibility Program for customers and partners in light of the ongoing pandemic; other channel news from the week.
A new partnership between SAP and HPE enables SAP systems to run on HPE GreenLake, providing a way for customers to have public, cloud-like deployments in their own data centers.