Movie maker shuns cloud, gets Spectra Logic Black Pearl tape NAS

Hat Trick ditches industry-specific hardware and deploys Black Pearl, which gives NAS-like file access from tape

Uber fails to get licence to operate in London renewed

Transport for London has rejected Uber's application for its licence renewal, citing a lack of corporate responsibility as the reason

CIO interview: Russell Harte, group technology director, DFS

The furniture store’s group head of IT speaks to Computer Weekly about how customer experience can be used internally

Equifax faces small business class action over data breach

Small businesses in the US have filed a class-action lawsuit against credit rating firm Equifax, representing millions of others affected by a breach of personal data

European banks getting rid of human interaction in retail services

Traditional banks know they need to modernise IT to retain market share, but replacing legacy systems is like defusing a bomb

Why AI success depends on IT picking the low-hanging fruit

General-purpose artificial intelligence is probably a long way off, but the rapid rate of innovation means off-the-shelf AI can kick-start many projects

NetApp privacy chief warns enterprises off investing in GDPR snake-oil tech

Speaking at the inaugural Datacloud Ireland event in Dublin, NetApp chief privacy officer, Sheila FitzPatrick, outlined her concerns over tech suppliers cashing in on the enterprise rush for GDPR compliance

Malware hidden in CCleaner targeted tech firms

Major tech firms were targeted by malware hidden in Avast’s Piriform CCleaner software, researchers have found, leading to speculation that it may have been state-sponsored espionage attack

Cyber security demands change in approach

There needs to be a change in the way technology is designed and in attitudes to data security to ensure cyber safety, say industry experts

The Sanger Institute on using datacentre upgrades to help decode the human genome

Paul Woobey, IT director at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, tells Computer Weekly why the organisation's HPC workload requirements cannot be fulfilled by a move to the cloud

How to make the right technology choice

Organisations need digital technology, but how do you decide which is the best technology for you? The answer is not to make one big decision, but many small ones. Thinking about technology, behaviour and data will help you find the right answers

More than one million new phishing sites created each month

Phishing attacks continue to increase in volume and sophistication, according to researchers at security firm Webroot

Ireland mulls datacentre planning review to help others avoid Apple-like build delays

Speaking at the inaugural Datacloud Ireland event, Irish state minister Patrick Breen outlined the government’s commitment to helping other datacentre operators avoid the planning problems Apple has encountered in Athenry

Enterprise SDN adoption rapidly approaching tipping point, claims report

A study commissioned by networking solutions supplier Riverbed claims that legacy networks are causing problems for businesses trying to undergo digital transformation, and more decision makers are considering SDN as a result

Cern calls on industry to collaborate on its datacentre challenges

Particle accelerator lab has set out a plan, inviting the industry to help it develop next-generation IT to support science

UK organisations lose £217m a year due to lack of cloud skills

The cloud computing skills shortage in the UK is costing businesses hundreds of millions of pounds in lost revenue

Gas distribution network SGN invests in software-defined perimeter

SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas, and is now updating its corporate IT network for the cloud

Nats awards Updata network contract for air traffic services

Air traffic control organisation Nats is upgrading its network capabilities to enhance its performance

CIO interview: John Mountain, Starling Bank

Starling Banks CIO tells Computer Weekly about life at a bank that is challenging traditional IT thinking

Brexit mobile and broadband debate must involve consumers

The voices of consumers are being missed as communications services providers, industry bodies and the government set the agenda for the UK’s communications infrastructure market after Brexit