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Over one million homes and businesses still lack ‘decent’ broadband despite narrowing digital divide

More than a million homes and businesses still cannot access a broadband connection capable of delivering a service of 10Mbps or higher, says Ofcom more ...

AMD hits pay dirt in the cloud with EPYC server platform

Chipmaker AMD is looking to regain lost ground with its EPYC server platform, and it seems the cloud provider community is getting on board with its plans more ...

DevOps in the public sector: Assessing the challenges and the benefits

Public sector IT leaders trying to transform the way their organisation works using DevOps talk about the challenges they face more ...

Aberdeen City Council launches next phase of fibre broadband programme

A further 57 council sites around Aberdeen will be connected to CityFibre’s gigabit broadband backhaul network in the coming months more ...

B4RN breaks ground on rural broadband network in East Anglia

Community ultrafast fibre broadband organisation B4RN East Anglia has started work on its first dig in Norfolk more ...

Startups and corporations mingle at Finland’s Slush tech event

Startup events are becoming rich hunting grounds for large enterprises looking for the platforms of the future more ...

Harnessing hybrid deployment

Computer Weekly explores how the success of hybrid deployment hinges on the network more ...

Workers should embrace robots, not fear them, says Labour deputy

Labour deputy leader to say workers need not fear robots taking their jobs, but welcome the opportunities they will bring more ...

Cloud-to-cloud backup: What it is and why you need it

Applications that run in the cloud are protected, but only so much. For full protection of data generated by cloud-based apps you need cloud-to-cloud backup more ...

Santander UK recruits digital banking expert from Barclays

Santander UK has poached Michael Harte from Barclays to drive digital transformation more ...

Forging a new identity: IT underpins Openreach’s independence

Openreach chief technology and information officer Mark Lam discusses how IT is helping to forge a new and distinct identity for the network infrastructure business as it leaves the wider BT Group more ...

Staffordshire University goes all-in on Microsoft Azure for digital transformation

Andrew Proctor, director of digital services at Staffordshire University, describes how ditching its datacentres and moving to the Microsoft Azure public cloud has set the organisation on the path to digital transformation more ...

Enterprise-focused startups on the rise in Nordics

Tech startups focused on the enterprise sector are attending the Slush startup event in increasing numbers  more ...

How to attract investors for your enterprise software startup

Are you looking to find an investor for your enterprise software company? This expert advice explains what investors will be looking to find in an innovative software business seeking backing more ...

Mayor of London opens Bangalore office to strengthen links with Indian businesses

City of London’s office in India’s tech hub aims to promote Indian investment and IT jobs in UK capital more ...

US utility provider PG&E on ditching the datacentre and going cloud-first

US-based utility provider Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) discusses how getting out of the datacentre business and into the cloud is helping meet its regulatory, affordability and innovation targets  more ...

Facebook pledges to create 800 UK jobs after opening new London office

Social networking giant reinforces commitment to London tech scene with new office opening and jobs promise more ...

‘Sound policy’ to prosecute hackers in UK, says former DPP in Love case

The former director of public prosecutions (DPP), Ken Macdonald, said in written evidence in Lauri Love’s extradition case that it is normal practice to prosecute hackers accused of attacking US servers in the UK – rather than extradite them to the US more ...

Openreach has incentive to stifle broadband competition, says Ofcom

Ofcom is proposing tighter regulation on the wholesale prices Openreach charges service providers, to avoid stifling competition  more ...

Alexa for Business: Amazon embarks on voice-activated workplace productivity push

The final day of Re:Invent 2017 sees Amazon set out plans to help enterprises automate problematic workplace tasks using its voice assistant, Alexa more ...

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