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Research: Local councils urged against rushing to adopt cloud

An academic paper, profiling the cloud adoption journeys of three local councils, cautions public sector organisations from being pressured into adopting off-premise technologies before they are ready more ...

Carrenza's US datacentre expansion plans help spend control firm get cloud compliant

Fourth, a customer of UK-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider Carrenza, explains how the firm’s decision to expand its US datacentre footprint has benefited its business more ...

MigSolv offers SME colocation clients way-in to public sector deals through Janet network

Norwich-based colocation provider embarks on technology tie-up with Janet's commercial arm to ensure clients have direct access to education sector network more ...

UK trade department in New York to promote fintech firms

Group of financial technology firms taken to New York to show off their knowledge of regulatory compliance software more ...

One in eight people have suffered a healthcare data breach

A quarter of victims had their NI number compromised and 18% saw their biometric identifiers compromised, but most people trust healthcare providers with their data more ...

Research highlights cloud security complacency in organisations that ditch on-premise tech

Enterprise attitudes to cloud security are laid bare in the latest research report from Bitglass, and suggest more could be done to secure corporate data stored off-premise more ...

Danish bank group first to offer mobile payments with Dankort

A group of banks in Denmark are working together on a mobile payments service more ...

Research: OpenStack user satisfaction ratings drop, as adoption of the open source cloud rises

Use of OpenStack-powered clouds continues to grow across companies of all sizes, but customer satisfaction levels appear to have dropped, research shows more ...

Emerging technologies: How can you cut through the noise?

Technology leaders need to focus the raw potential of emerging technology into a set of priorities with measurable, tangible business impacts more ...

Dunkin' Donuts and Here Technologies join AWS cloud customer roll call

Companies have separately declared AWS to be their preferred infrastructure partner, as the cloud giant continues to make significant in-roads into the enterprise more ...

Ofcom: Openreach must do more on duct and pole access

Ofcom releases more detailed proposals to enable CSPs to access Openreach’s national network infrastructure for fibre broadband roll out more ...

Object storage services emerge as new cloud pricing battleground, claims 451 Research

IBM, Amazon, Google and others have all cut the price of their object storage services in recent months, suggesting the cloud price wars are entering a new phase, says 451 Research more ...

Equinix tops global colocation leader boards on coverage and connectivity grounds

Colocation giant Equinix emerges as the one to beat in Cloudscene’s inaugural rankings of globe’s biggest datacentre service providers more ...

Rebuild and revamp: Housing association on benefits of ditching its legacy, on-premise tech

Bournemouth Churches Housing Association (BCHA) explains how ditching its 15-year-old legacy IT system has led to an uptick in the responsiveness and levels of customer care it offers more ...

Virtus Data Centres plots to expand Slough colocation footprint

Colocation provider sets out plans to expand its datacentre footprint in Slough, as demand for locally hosted cloud services grows more ...

Kone brings elevator maintenance online with IBM Watson and Salesforce

Lift manufacturer is using sensors and artificial intelligence to support its maintenance staff more ...

Changing channels: How DevOps, shared infrastructure and smart hiring help ITV innovate

Tom Clark, head of Common Platform at ITV, explains how embracing agile thinking and shared infrastructure is helping the broadcaster stay one step ahead of its commercial competitors  more ...

Government must keep EU telecoms and broadband rules after Brexit

The Broadband Stakeholder Group has published a report on the future of the broadband and telecoms sector, urging the government not to lose touch with EU regulations after Brexit more ...

EU-backed fund to encourage data-sharing between startups and enterprises launches

Three-year project seeks to encourage enterprises to embark on information-sharing exercises with startups and SMEs to bolster data-led innovation more ...

Middle East’s Uber-like service adopts facial recognition technology

Ride-hailing service is using facial recognition technology to reassure customers that drivers are authorised more ...

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