Cloud Computing

Cloudy With A Chance Of Leak-Balls: Should We Up Our Cyber-Security After #Election2016?

Sam Lewis-Hargreave | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Tech
Sam Lewis-Hargreave

There are several reasons this happened, but one has haunted me most: Hillary Clinton's leaked emails. Since the "scandal" broke, I've become terrified of hacking. This isn't because I may run for President myself (#SLH2020), but because the vulnerability of the Clinton campaign's email accounts bodes badly for the rest of us.

Evolving Design Thinking For Intelligent Medical Equipment

Bhoopathi Rapolu | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Tech
Bhoopathi Rapolu

Take healthcare for instance. The proliferation of connectivity among both medical and personal health tracking devices is leading to an explosion in the amount of data generated. This in turn is opening up new possibilities for device manufacturers to embed Artificial Intelligence into their equipment.

The New World Of Artificially Intelligent Security

Reuven Cohen | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Tech
Reuven Cohen

An AI arms race is only beginning to emerge as these forms of advanced systems become more self-sufficient. As this transition takes hold, so will the systems set up to combat them. A war will rage, one that may have little to no actual human involvement.

Four Reasons To Start Backing Up Your Data To The Cloud

Derek Miller | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Tech
Derek Miller

Nowadays, when people talk about data storage, they are usually talking about cloud storage. The ease of use and power of the new storage paradigm has convinced many computer users to take the plunge and change their data storage over to online services.

Dollar Shave Club: the Power of Social Media and the Cloud

Mark Hawtin | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

Today, a clever, well-shot marketing spot can be done for a few thousand dollars and undo years and millions of dollars of brand investment at a multinational. In the past, P&G would have used technology to get ahead and create barriers to entry.

Zen and the Art of Cloud Computing

David Richards | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Tech
David Richards

As Pirsig once said "The solutions are simple - after you have arrived at them. But they're simple only when you know already what they are" - a testament to the success of cloud computing and why it is here to stay.

Making Cities Smarter

David Richards | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Tech
David Richards

The pace of urbanization globally is unprecedented - by 2050 nearly 66% of the world's population is expected to be urban. The ability to effectively manage this rapid urbanization is critical. Cities must find new ways to increase the efficiency of existing and new infrastructure and services to a level never previously achieved.

Emerging With the Cloud

David Richards | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Tech
David Richards

Inequality is one of the key challenges of our time. In developed and developing countries alike the poorest half of the population often controls less than 10% of the wealth. It is a universal challenge that the whole world must address.

Data Centres - The Backbone of Mobile World Congress 2016

Roger Keenan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

Mobile World Congress. Every year tech aficionados and journalists from the world over flock to Barcelona to find out what they should expect from the technology industry in the near future. 2016 hasn't been any different.

Dreamforce '15 - Glastonbury for Geeks, San Francisco

Jackie Kemp | Posted 18.09.2016 | UK Tech
Jackie Kemp

From several blocks away, the sidewalks were crowded with people dangling conference passes round their necks, long lines snaking out of central San Francisco's many independent salad bars and coffee shops with names like "Proper Food" and "Whole Cakes".

Cloud Bridging The Innovation and Skills Gap

Doug Clark | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Doug Clark

For our economy to flourish again we need to stimulate innovation and have the skills to compete on a global stage and cloud can help enable this as it has a comparative low cost of entry compared with traditional methods.

Are You Operating Your Own Shadow IT Department?

Marcus Jewell | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Tech
Marcus Jewell

There's no question that cloud computing now plays a big role in most of our lives, although many people may not even realise it. Mobile phones, computers, games consoles, cars, connected appliances, watches... the list goes on.

IBM Continuing to Serve Up the Ultimate Fan and Player Experience

Sam Seddon | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK Tech
Sam Seddon

The amazing thing about Wimbledon is that for 50 weeks of the year it is a private tennis club which evolves for two weeks of the year into a world-class global sporting event delivering fans one of the best, immersive digital experiences here in the UK and beyond - all efficiently enabled by using cloud technology.

Working, and Thriving, in a Digital World: Cloud and Data

Neil Davidson | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Tech
Neil Davidson

To a professional services executive focused on delivering results, terms like "mobile," "social," "cloud" and "big data" can sound like little more than buzz words. Yet, together, these four technologies converge as today's platform for digital business. And when harnessed properly, they can drive real change within your organisation.

Data Centres: The Backbone of Your Favourite Technology

Roger Keenan | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

In the modern world, technology never stops evolving and the rate of change seems to be increasing. Ten years ago YouTube was in its infancy, yet now your favourite films and TV shows can be streamed at the click of a button.

Working, and Thriving, in a Digital World

Neil Davidson | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Tech
Neil Davidson

There is a direct link between capturing time and expenses in a mobile device and profitability. The ability to capture hours in an app drives greater accuracy and more billable hours, ensuring fewer write-offs. The result? A faster work-to-cash process and considerable bottom line savings.

Digital Transformation: The Move to Digital Business

Matthew Finnie | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Finnie

For many the assertion that your business can become 100% digital isn't practical but the simplicity and efficiency of digitisation is an ambition that can be leveraged in every business, whether it is shifting bulk aggregates, or tailoring bespoke suits for a global market.

2015 Technology Predictions - What Does the Future Hold?

Gary Newe | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

The past year has seen the world's digital transformation take another significant step forwards. Cyber security, wearable technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and the continuous expansion of the cloud, are all changing the way we interact with technology. But what does the future hold?

2015: The Tech Behind IoT Takes Centre Stage

Mark O'Neill | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech
Mark O'Neill

Here are my predictions for 2015, which focus on the upcoming challenges of "BYOIoT" in the work place, securing the connected vehicle and the opportunities for everything from healthcare to the supply chain.

2015 in Focus: Data Deluge, Privacy and Hybrid Cloud

Mark Whitby | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Whitby

Making predictions in the fast-paced technology world today can be tricky. However, there are several clear-cut trends developing as we approach 2015 that deserve close attention from the industry at large.

Is It Time to Take Tech's Lead?

John Davis | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Tech
John Davis

It is time for SMEs to fully embrace the technology that is available to them. Many small business owners will deem themselves time poor, but there are solutions to help and enable more time to be reserved for growth and development. Technology is no longer an area exclusive to the bigger companies, it should be central to SMEs' daily activity.

Magic Numbers

Andrew Carr | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew Carr

The data explosion has brought us a whole new vocabulary when it comes to numbers. High performance computers have been with us since before the re-calibration of the British billion, but suddenly they are becoming pivotal to the new knowledge big data can bring.

Cloud Isn't Just for Techies Anymore

Doug Clark | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Tech
Doug Clark

The cloud isn't just for techies anymore. Understanding what's next for cloud computing is crucial for businesses at all levels. Managers are responding to the real opportunities that the cloud offers to develop new business models, forge closer ties with customers and tap into the expertise of employees and partners.

What Happens When Cloud Goes Wrong?

Roger Keenan | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

It's a well known fact that technical things will go wrong, although of course this doesn't stop consumers becoming increasingly frustrated when services they pay hard-earned money to use fail.

Nurturing the European Midmarket

Garry Veale | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Tech
Garry Veale

A key characteristic for midmarket companies in general is a focus on growth and innovation. They are inherently more nimble than their larger competitors. They are also more adept at meeting change quickly and consequently can thrive even in the toughest environments.