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Public Sector Roundup: IT for stats, kids

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Newham gets statistics by location, Hartlepool develops a children's system and Mayday NHS Trust opts for a single

Galileo Connect to build green data in Essex

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Green light for eco-friendly data centre in Loughton, Essex.

SOA failing to bridge business-IT gap

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Research report shows that SOA has become the 'great white IT hope', holding much promise, but failing to deli

Defence lagging pace of consumer tech

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And terrorists have ready access to consumer technology, putting soldiers behind the curve, speakers at a defence exhibi

Obfuscation malware on the rise

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New figures point to increase in malware that hides its true intentions from its victims.

Loans website suffers security breach

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Customer information theft breaches data protection rules.

Vulnerability forces Microsoft Messenger IM upgrade

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Decision to force legacy users into upgrading both MSN and Windows Live Messenger to the latest unaffected release '

Norfolk police inks data warehouse deal with Fujitsu Services

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Fujitsu Services to deploy operational data warehouse for Norfolk constabulary.

Young jobseekers use Web 2.0

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And the IT industry can use sites such as Facebook and MySpace to recruit students into maths, engineering and computer

The Midweek Interview: Rob Gretton part three

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In the final part of this interview, Rob Gretton, Business Development Director for DISUK discusses the legacy implicati

Debenhams updates finance systems for growth

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Beta testing introduces new functionality and ability to scale.

Health committee reports on e-records

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Report criticises lack of communication and local progress.

Disaster recovery plans found lacking

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New report calls data centre resilience into question.

NetSuite launches into new verticals

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Wholesale and distribution get SaaS treatment.

Free Software is good for business

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Once the domain of hobbyist software developers, open source software applications - both hosted and locally-installed -

Cheese makers get hungry for Intel's vPro chips

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The CPRA in Italy is using vPro technology to help support the old traditions of making Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Police IT criticised on compatibility

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A Home Office report has said computer systems have been developed without considering nationwide compatibility.

UK needs open source in public sector

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Speakers at a Westminster eForum seminar yesterday examined why the UK public sector trails the rest of the world in ope

IBM wants multidisciplinary skills

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The company's Extreme Blue summer internship programme helps technology students learn business skills while workin

Networks get the virtual treatment

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Xsigo Systems launches new device that virtualises network infrastructure.

Love and usability drive Firefox success

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Founder of Mozilla explains how a sense of purpose and an eye for easy use has made the Firefox browser such a success.

BT strikes networking deal with LogicaCMG

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New seven-year contract will see BT manage LogicaCMG's infrastructure.

Palm launches entry-level Treo 500v phone

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Palm cuts out business features in order to gain mass appeal for new smartphone.

MoD gets BlackBerrys from BT

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server is the only solution secure enough for Ministry of Defence use.

Betfred measures server service levels

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New monitoring tool guarantees IT uptime for independent bookmaker.

Budget and resources remain barriers to security

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IT managers still rate security top of their agenda, but tight budgets and overstretched staff don't make it easy t

Data centre outsourcing on the rise

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Survey finds power, space and density demands drive co-location.

AIB deploys voice biometrics for password resets

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New voice verification system to cut down on helpdesk calls.

EC throws weight behind security research

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9/11 anniversary spotlights e-borders, cybercrime and privacy.

Security software revenue to reach £1.6 billion this year

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Revenues for security software set to rise as consolidation within industry continues.

Patch Tuesday gives administrators breathing space

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IT administrators should have more time to concentrate on other tasks as Microsoft only issues four patches this month,

Law Society of Scotland get spam filter

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New email security systems strengthen security at Scotland's legal body and improves email management.

Skype users hit by worm attack

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Worm hits Windows PCs by fooling users into clicking on Skype users into opening infected dummy JPEG files.

Splunk search engine raises $25 million

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Funding to help fuel rapid data centre adoption of Splunk's data search technology for unstructured data.

Firefox downloaded 400 million times

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The browser's popularity has gone from strength to strength since its launch three years ago, according to the late

VMworld: Virtualisation is now an industry

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VMware boss argues that growth in adoption combined with pressures on budgets and environmental factors have moved virtu

Stanhope ditches tape for online backup

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Property firm Stanhope moves from tape backup to online managed service to decrease data recovery times from days to min

NHS IT needs "external scrutiny"

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Report finds that national programme for IT needs better information to forecast costs and increase funding.

Microsoft, Novell sign up BMW and Siemens to Linux deal

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Controversial Linux interoperability agreement gains more support from European companies.

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