But falling prices and a switch to IP technologies mean businesses get more for less.
Broadcom enters the business market with 802.11n offerings, as rivals look for gigabit speeds.
Microsoft's chief executive says $44 billion is enough despite a nine per cent jump in revenue at the web search firm.
New research predicts telecoms and IT companies will fuel consolidation as they battle for market share in one of the few technology growth areas unaffected by the uncertain economic times.
The supermarket is using a new web-based, in-store ticketing system to generate consistent point-of-sale offers.
The financial services giant is upgrading and centralising its banking software.
IM could help streamline the workday, but IT admins and business leaders are failing to see its value, a report has said.
Five years after BT's first attempt at a hosted reseller offering, the telecoms firm has signed on with NetSuite and SugarCRM.
Industry analyst IDC says security spending will continue to grow ahead of the rest of the IT market.
Hitachi Data Systems claims its new data centre in Japan cuts carbon emissions by over 20 per cent.
The mobile operator plans to cut over half a million tonnes in carbon emissions over the next 12 years.
Security is of vital importance for any company but keeping check on it is a challenge for the database administrator. DBProtect wants to make his or her life a lot easier. Should you let it?
Businesses need to look at the employee rather than policy, according to a government sponsored survey.
All the latest news from the massive information security show in London this week.
New unit offers 256-bit AES encryption as standard alongside 320GB storage capacity.
A report released by Microsoft at Infosec shows trojans are dominating malware and are a serious financial threat to the UK.
The Department of Health said Sir Bruce Keogh will now lead NHS IT.
Data warehousing firm expands its offering for business intelligence appliances.
The data watchdog said two-thirds of the data breaches reported to it since November have been from the public sector.
Scottish and Southern Energy hopes to cut admin by a fifth by letting cusstomers do it themselves online.
Online technologies to be a priority for over half of enterprises this year, says Forrester Research.
Software to enable handset makers to run dual operating systems on a single mobile phone has added another big backer: Motorola.
Takeover activity in IT sector holds firm despite global credit crunch.
The cheap laptop from Asus will feature Intel's new chip and a 10-inch screen, the Taiwanese firm's chief executive Jerry Shen has said.
Proposed anti-piracy legislation in the UK and France could fall foul of civil liberties, but businesses still need to strengthen their Internet policies.
The lingerie retailer will use new management software to increase its product stocking efficiency.
Research by BT ahead of Infosec 08 claims that employees and businesses are ignoring fundamental security guidelines.
Multinational businesses overlook the potential for IT and communications to help reduce their carbon footprints.
A new survey shows their customers want environmentally-friendly options.
Growth in the security sector will spur higher pay and more training opportunities, according to a new survey.
The search engine outranks GE, Microsoft and Coca-Cola globally, while Vodafone is the top ranking UK brand.
A security researcher has claimed that Barefruit's system could cause trouble for online companies and their customers.
The Office suite is set to be included in a new online subscription service code-named 'Albany'.
This week, we discuss quarterly results and the strength of IT in a weakening economy, as well as Asus' latest Eee PC, free Wi-Fi in coffee shops, and fibre to the kerb.
The university is embedding millions of pounds of IT infrastructure into its new buildings, with help from Logicalis.
ERP vendor confirms that business intelligence products will continue to work with rival applications and middleware.
The low cost laptop battle heats up, IT firms hold up against a weak economy, and a coffee house offers free WiFi - and remote workers like porn, apparently.
Government watchdog suggests it is set to make a deal with BT over a fibre broadband network in the UK.
The internet search and software firm's first quarter results far exceeded analyst expectations, allaying fears its rate of growth would weaken.
The UK's largest shared Health Informatics Service expects to save significant costs and improve delivery to 25,000 users with new flexible e-learning courses.