July 2012

How much do you know about storage devices?

In a world that is increasingly “online”, we find ourselves handling tremendous quantities of information on a daily basis. From punched cards to disks, from CDs to SSDs, impressive technological progress has enabled us to store more and more data – and access it with increasing speed. But how well do you know these storage

IP EXPO 2012

London, 20 July 2012: IP EXPO, the UK’s number one end-to-end IT infrastructure event, will be the one place to offer businesses a comprehensive view of the technology stack when its doors open at Earls Court 2 in London on 17 and 18 October 2012.

Ubuntu Turns Websites Into WebApps

The WebApps feature, coming in Ubuntu Linux 12.10, will allow web services such as Gmail and Facebook to run as separate applications integrated with desktop services

Google Revenues Up 35 Percent

Google has posted second-quarter revenues of £7.8bn, 35 percent up from the same quarter a year earlier, with chief executive Larry Page still away due to health problems

Microsoft Shows First-Ever Loss

Microsoft’s revenue grew in the fiscal fourth quarter, but a writedown on its aQuantive acquisition and a Windows 8 hobbled profits

VMware Confirms Gelsinger To Take Over As CEO

Pat Gelsinger, who joined EMC in 2009 after 30 years with Intel, will take his new position as chief executive of VMware on 1 September, while Maritz will stay with the company as a strategist

Intel Lowers Expectations For 2012

Intel has cited weak PC demand in lowering its outlook for the second half of 2012, in spite of strength in second-quarter data centre and enterprise sales

Do you know the secrets of Wi-Fi?

Wi-Fi has revolutionised how we connect to the Internet., allowing us to pack all those unsightly cables into the cupboard and stay online wirelessly (almost) everywhere, (almost) all the time. You use it on a daily basis, but how much do you really know about Wi-Fi?

RSA Conference Europe 2012

Hacktivism. Cloud computing. Cyber attacks, malware and data theft. From managing smartphones and tablets to assessing risks from workplace social media tools, securing information touches us all. You know the headline threats: what you need is guidance, practical solutions and help. RSA® Conference Europe 2012 is the only event to deliver the steps and strategies needed to protect your organisation’s assets. Over three days choose from over 70 track sessions.

Managed Laptops – Hitting the Moving Target

Join the experts from Dell, KACE and Intel as they discuss the twin challenges facing Business IT departments: managing and securing client devices. This webcast will look at the challenges IT departments face everyday when devices are constantly walking out the door – Ensuring devices are configured, patched and maintained according to corporate policies, repairing broken systems remotely and securing devices and data efficiently.

HTC One X: Review

HTC’s new flagship smartphone is a powerhouse and a thing of beauty, but will users appreciate it?

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BT, Fujitsu Sign BDUK Broadband Contracts

BT and Fujitsu have been officially authorised as suppliers under the government’s broadband rollout scheme, according to reports, as the CLA expresses doubts that BDUK will reach its targets

BAE Develops GPS Alternative

BAE Systems’ Navsop ‘learns’ the user’s location from hundreds of existing signals, allowing it to continue operating in case of GPS disruption

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Red Hat Shows Hybrid Cloud Software

At its Red Hat Summit and JBoss World conference, Red Hat released a range of products allowing enterprises to deploy and manage open source hybrid clouds

Microsoft OEM Exec Steps Down

Following the announcement of Microsoft’s controversial Surface tablet plans, Steven Guggenheimer will step down as the vice president of Microsoft’s OEM group