Virtual reality takes off in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

There is a thriving virtual reality industry in the Middle East, with the technology's application expected to go far beyond gaming

All RBS and NatWest branches to have a technology expert

RBS Group is putting a digital expert in every NatWest and RBS branch in 2017

Cloud demand fuels record European growth for colocation market in 2016, confirms CBRE

CBRE’s full-year colocation tracker data confirms record take-up for colocation space across Europe in 2016

Progress on business IoT adoption slower than expected

The Economist Intelligence Unit last looked at business IoT adoption in 2013. Its latest business adoption index shows slow progress

Beware printer helpline scam, warns NTS eCrime Team

National Trading Standards is warning consumers about a scam targeting those looking for help with printer problems

Global public cloud spend to soar by 25% this year, says IDC

Market watcher’s latest public cloud market forecast highlights growing demand for off-premise services across the globe

Computacenter apprentices are business-critical today

Apprenticeships in IT are increasingly seen as an alternative to university for many. Apprentices at Computacenter tell their stories

What would Mr Tulkinghorn think?

Law firms have begun to use AI in the review and analysis of data, which has profound implications for way law firms deliver services to their clients

Corporate IT Forum aims to fill gap in discipline of SRM

Forum to fill supplier relationship management gap opened up by growing centrality of IT to business, and transitions to cloud

Companies partner with CA Technologies to encourage kids into Stem

Mars, GSK and Deutsche Bank help CA Technologies with its Step into Stem event designed to encourage young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths

Microsoft issues critical patches but not for zero days

After missing the monthly security update for 14 February, Microsoft has issued some patches but not for zero-day vulnerabilities despite the availability of exploit code

2017 IT Priority Study: Trends in the EMEA converged/hyper-converged market

Find out what converged and hyper-converged initiatives IT decision makers are planning in 2017

2017 IT Priority Study: Trends in EMEA storage

Find out what storage initiatives IT decision makers are planning in 2017

2017 IT Priority Study: Trends in EMEA DevOps

Find out what DevOps initiatives IT decision makers are making in 2017

2017 IT Priority Study: Trends in the EMEA security market

Find out what security initiatives IT decision makers are planning in 2017

Airborne cars to transform Dubai’s public transportation

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is readying the launch of autonomous aerial vehicles in July this year

Australian bank implements cloud-based people management software

Digital bank chose software as a service when it wanted more from its HR systems

Industrial control systems top threat to UK cyber security

Most organisations understand cyber security readiness, but lack response and resilience capabilities – especially regarding industrial control systems in the UK, says RSA cyber defence expert Azeem Aleem

Yahoo takes $350m cut on deal with Verizon after security breaches

Ending months of speculation, Verizon has announced a revised deal for acquiring Yahoo’s core business that is $350m less than the original due to revelations of two major data breaches

Ransomware doubled in second half of 2016, says Check Point

Check Point identifies the most prevalent ransomware and other malware that organisations should be prioritising based on data from the second half of 2016