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Enterprise networking spend to fall
News
23 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

But falling prices and a switch to IP technologies mean businesses get more for less.

Competition intensifies for enterprise WiFi
News
23 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Broadcom enters the business market with 802.11n offerings, as rivals look for gigabit speeds.

Yahoo revenue up, but Microsoft holds its bid
News
23 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Microsoft's chief executive says $44 billion is enough despite a nine per cent jump in revenue at the web search firm.

VoIP consolidation to continue apace
News
23 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

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.

Somerfield slashes pricing admin with web ticketing
News
23 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

The supermarket is using a new web-based, in-store ticketing system to generate consistent point-of-sale offers.

JPMorgan invests £15 million in IT platform
News
23 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

The financial services giant is upgrading and centralising its banking software.

Infosec 08: Businesses clueless on instant messaging
News
23 Apr, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

IM could help streamline the workday, but IT admins and business leaders are failing to see its value, a report has said.

BT gives SaaS a second chance with NetSuite
News
23 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

Five years after BT's first attempt at a hosted reseller offering, the telecoms firm has signed on with NetSuite and SugarCRM.

IT security escapes spending cuts
News
22 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

Industry analyst IDC says security spending will continue to grow ahead of the rest of the IT market.

Hitachi claims greenest-ever data centre
News
22 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Hitachi Data Systems claims its new data centre in Japan cuts carbon emissions by over 20 per cent.

Vodafone to halve emissions by 2020
News
22 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The mobile operator plans to cut over half a million tonnes in carbon emissions over the next 12 years.

Application Security DbProtect
Reviews
22 Apr, 2008
Mark Whitehorn

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?

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Infosec 08: Breaches caused by employees breaking trust
News
22 Apr, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Businesses need to look at the employee rather than policy, according to a government sponsored survey.

Infosec 2008 Coverage
News
22 Apr, 2008
IT Pro

All the latest news from the massive information security show in London this week.

Fujitsu launches fully-encrypted hard drive
News
22 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

New unit offers 256-bit AES encryption as standard alongside 320GB storage capacity.

Infosec 08: Microsoft says trojans a major threat
News
22 Apr, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

A report released by Microsoft at Infosec shows trojans are dominating malware and are a serious financial threat to the UK.

NHS announces new IT head
News
22 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The Department of Health said Sir Bruce Keogh will now lead NHS IT.

Teradata announces new trio of servers
News
22 Apr, 2008
Chris Mellor

Data warehousing firm expands its offering for business intelligence appliances.

ICO: 94 data breaches in six months
News
22 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The data watchdog said two-thirds of the data breaches reported to it since November have been from the public sector.

Energy firm moves to online self-service
News
22 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

Scottish and Southern Energy hopes to cut admin by a fifth by letting cusstomers do it themselves online.

Web 2.0 spending to approach $5 billion
News
21 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Online technologies to be a priority for over half of enterprises this year, says Forrester Research.

Mobile virtualisation attracts major backer
News
21 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

Software to enable handset makers to run dual operating systems on a single mobile phone has added another big backer: Motorola.

Tech M&A withstanding economic pressures
News
21 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

Takeover activity in IT sector holds firm despite global credit crunch.

Eee PC to get Atom, extra inch
News
21 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

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.

European Parliament opposes Internet bans for pirates
News
21 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Proposed anti-piracy legislation in the UK and France could fall foul of civil liberties, but businesses still need to strengthen their Internet policies.

Ann Summers drops Excel for better management
News
21 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

The lingerie retailer will use new management software to increase its product stocking efficiency.

Infosec 08: Employees lack disaster recovery skills
News
21 Apr, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Research by BT ahead of Infosec 08 claims that employees and businesses are ignoring fundamental security guidelines.

CIOs ignored in green initiatives
News
21 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Multinational businesses overlook the potential for IT and communications to help reduce their carbon footprints.

Data centre vendors must go green
News
21 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A new survey shows their customers want environmentally-friendly options.

Infosec 08: Europe has fastest security job growth
News
21 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Growth in the security sector will spur higher pay and more training opportunities, according to a new survey.

Google world's most powerful brand
News
21 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

The search engine outranks GE, Microsoft and Coca-Cola globally, while Vodafone is the top ranking UK brand.

UK typo business compromises web security
News
21 Apr, 2008
Barry Collins

A security researcher has claimed that Barefruit's system could cause trouble for online companies and their customers.

Microsoft to offer Office on-demand
News
18 Apr, 2008
Barry Collins

The Office suite is set to be included in a new online subscription service code-named 'Albany'.

IT PRO Podcast: Ups and downs in the tech economy
News
18 Apr, 2008
IT Pro

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.

NTU and Logicalis team up for IT insight
News
18 Apr, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The university is embedding millions of pounds of IT infrastructure into its new buildings, with help from Logicalis.

SAP updates on Business Objects integration
News
18 Apr, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

ERP vendor confirms that business intelligence products will continue to work with rival applications and middleware.

Week in Review: Eee PCs, the economy and porn
News
18 Apr, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

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.

Ofcom talks fibre-to-the-home
News
18 Apr, 2008
Matthew Sparkes

Government watchdog suggests it is set to make a deal with BT over a fibre broadband network in the UK.

Google's growth continues
News
18 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

The internet search and software firm's first quarter results far exceeded analyst expectations, allaying fears its rate of growth would weaken.

Sussex NHS IT service saves with e-learning
News
18 Apr, 2008
Miya Knights

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.