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Second phase of electronic medical record system goes live in Dubai

Dubai Health Authority continues its progress towards a fully integrated electronic patient records system more ...

Kolos co-CEO: Community support ‘key’ to make world’s biggest datacentre plans a reality

Norwegian startup Kolos recently went public with its plans to build the world’s biggest datacentre, and the company’s co-CEO explains why community support matters to a project like this more ...

Citizens Advice slams ISPs over broadband compensation proposals

BT, Sky and Virgin Media have proposed a voluntary industry code of practice for broadband compensation, but it falls short of what Ofcom would like to implement more ...

Best of VMworld 2017 Awards nominations now open until 31 August

Read the criteria for the Best of VMworld Europe User Awards and find out how to submit your nomination more ...

Benelux organisations must ensure IT staff are content or else risk exodus

Organisations in the Benelux region could face IT staff leaving in large numbers if they don't remain attractive to employees more ...

Openreach adds 26 locations to G.fast roll-out

Openreach has added 26 more locations to its fibre-based G.fast broadband network, bringing the total number of properties served to half a million more ...

Enterprises will need more bandwidth than public internet

As enterprises continue to digitise their operations over the next few years, their demand for data and bandwidth capacity will massively increase, says Equinix more ...

Facebook sets out plans to open 10th datacentre by 2019

Social media giant to build new datacentre in New Albany, Ohio, to future-proof its infrastructure in the face of growing user demand more ...

Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to lower barriers to HPC using cloud

Microsoft hits cloud acquisition trail to make high-performance computing accessible to a wider pool of enterprises more ...

Huddle in trouble: Did the journey from startup to scaleup cause the UK cloud firm to lose its way?

What does the future hold for cloud collaboration firm Huddle, once a darling of the UK tech startup scene but now seemingly in need of a financial bailout? more ...

A decade of IT change since banking meltdown

With 10 years passing since Northern Rock had to be bailed out by the government, we look at how banking IT has changed since the financial crisis more ...

Openreach withdraws plans for wholesale dark fibre product

After a successful appeal against conditions laid down by Ofcom, Openreach has withdrawn plans to launch a wholesale dark fibre product more ...

Hulu joins the BBC, Channel 4 and Netflix in opting to run its streaming services on AWS

US streaming firm Hulu is opting out of investing in its own datacentres by moving more of its workloads to the AWS public cloud more ...

Most consumers think they are more digitally savvy than some retailers

Consumers are becoming increasingly digital in the way they shop, and a survey shows nearly 60% think they are more digitally innovative than some retailers  more ...

Nordic CIO interview: Anna Eriksson, Swedish National Land Survey

Swedish land registry’s CIO tells Computer Weekly about the organisation’s approach to digital transformation more ...

Sadiq Khan’s Not-Spot Team to tackle digital connectivity in London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a package of measures designed to boost digital connectivity around London more ...

Picnic takes a bite out of Dutch supermarket sector

The Netherlands has the highest supermarket density in the world, yet a technology company has been able to gain market share from the established order more ...

Ultrafast ISPs failing customers on broadband speed, claims Which?

Statistics produced by consumer rights advocacy group Which? seem to show that people who buy faster broadband services are being badly underserved more ...

Huddle pulls news of private equity deal as shareholders rage over payout size

Huddle is thought to be revising its private equity payouts to shareholders, after past and present employees describe current offer as a ‘slap in the face’ more ...

Nordic countries top digital nations ranking, but risk stalling

Nordic countries are leaders when it comes to digitisation – but they must continue to innovate to retain their position more ...

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