Jane McCallion
Jane McCallion, Features Editor Dennis Technology B2B. Jane primarily covers security, storage and networking for IT Pro, Cloud Pro and Channel Pro, as well as taking care of features and analysis across the three sites. Jane joined IT Pro and Cloud Pro in July 2012, having previously written freelance for a number of business and finance magazines. She has also covered current affairs, including the student, public sector workers and TUC protests and strikes in central London while studying a Masters in Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London. Prior to becoming a journalist, Jane studied Applied Languages at the University of Portsmouth.
artificial intelligence (AI)

How Bank of America uses AI to improve customer service and take on competitors

From its chatbot to fraud detection and trading data analysis, BoA is embracing artificial intelligence in a big way
22 Jan 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox to nominate directors to HP's board – reports

Latest efforts to force an acquisition dubbed "guerilla tactics" by industry watchers
22 Jan 2020
SAP Innovation Center
big data analytics

What is SAP HANA?

Find out everything you need to know about SAP's in-memory database platform
20 Jan 2020

I thought I didn’t like robots, bot what would I know?

How a broken washing machine cured one journalist of her anti-AI prejudices
10 Jan 2020
cyber security

Travelex services forced offline by cyber attack

The currency exchange noticed the intrusion on 31 December, but the incident is ongoing
3 Jan 2020
artificial intelligence (AI)

Doctors bested by AI in breast cancer detection

Google's research could support radiographers in diagnosing the condition in future
2 Jan 2020
Network & Internet

What is Google Fiber?

 We look at the history of Google Fiber, how it works, where it’s available now and where it’s coming to next ...
2 Jan 2020
cyber security

What is the National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS)?

 Find out how the US Government is using centralised systems to fight cyber threats...
29 Dec 2019
public cloud

HPE takes on public cloud with GreenLake Central

New platform provides a "central portal" and improved user experience for GreenLake
3 Dec 2019

Conservatives resurrect 2025 full-fibre promise in 2019 manifesto

Plans were previously criticised by BT and subsequently left out of the Queen's Speech
25 Nov 2019
mergers and acquisitions

HP rebuffs Xerox takeover bid

Laptop maker says offer “significantly undervalues” the organisation, though it remains open to a deal
18 Nov 2019

How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are increasing - here's how to fight back
25 Oct 2019
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Seven steps to GDPR compliance

Follow these seven rules and your business can still thrive under the new data protection laws
21 Oct 2019
The UK prime minister Boris Johnson standing by a lecturn
Policy & legislation

Tech isn't magic and politicians should know that

Two more failed government IT projects fall on the scrapheap, but it doesn't have to be this way
18 Oct 2019
Hitachi Vantara Next Logo
Business strategy

View from the airport: Hitachi Vantara Next 2019

A conference doesn't have to be all about product launches to be interesting
15 Oct 2019
Data governance and compliance
Business strategy

How BT used GDPR as a digital transformation opportunity

The shift in international data governance laws inspired the company to move towards DataOps
10 Oct 2019
Dan McConnell Hitachi Vantara SVP at Next 2019 conference
Server & storage

Hitachi takes the wraps off new enterprise storage platform

VSP 5000 is "the biggest ... the fastest ... [and] the most reliable" array of its kind
9 Oct 2019
Hitachi branding at a conference or exposition
Server & storage

What to expect from Hitachi Vantara Next 2019

Electric vehicle monitoring with IoT, 'DataOps' and bundles of hardware are set for centre stage in Las Vegas
4 Oct 2019
The Microsoft Teams app used on a smartphone

Microsoft unveils new Teams features in September update

Lucidchart integration, chat and meetings have all been updated, but one much anticipated extra is still missing
2 Oct 2019
Endpoint protection or endpoint security interlocking gears
endpoint security

Mastering endpoint security implementation

More devices connecting to the corporate network means more security risks. Here are some of the ways to protect your business
30 Sep 2019
big data analytics

Structured vs unstructured data management

Big Data is big business – if you have the skills to manage it
30 Sep 2019

What are digital workflow solutions?

How the mapping of repeatable processes can help drive business efficiency
30 Sep 2019
Policy & legislation

What is the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)?

Everything you need to know about the agency responsible for regulating communications technology in the USA
30 Sep 2019

What is AES encryption?

AES is one of the most widely used encryption protocols, but where did it come from and how does it work?
30 Sep 2019
Business strategy

Machine learning vs AI

These two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are fundamentally different technologies
28 Sep 2019
hybrid cloud

What is hybrid cloud?

An in-depth look at what may soon become the most popular method of cloud deployment
26 Sep 2019
machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's already changing business
25 Sep 2019
IT regulation

What is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)?

We look into what the US government agency does in more detail
24 Sep 2019

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats it poses
20 Sep 2019
software as a service (SaaS)

Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?

From UCaaS to plain old VoIP, here are some of the cloud communications options available to you
20 Sep 2019
Dell EMC PowerEdge R7515 server
Server & storage

Dell takes the wraps off EPYC server lineup

New Dell EMC PowerEdge suite feature latest AMD chips, with new Ready Solutions for HPC also revealed
17 Sep 2019
Business strategy

What is big data analytics?

Explaining descriptive, predictive and prescriptive methods of looking at data
17 Sep 2019
Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
17 Sep 2019

What is edge computing?

Edge computing is central to making the IoT fast, secure and useful
16 Sep 2019
4G LTE mobile

LTE vs 4G

LTE and 4G are both high-speed data networks, but what’s the difference and which is better?
16 Sep 2019