Graeme Burton is Chief Reporter at Computing.

He has 15 years of experience in news and magazine journalism, and has edited such titles as Trade & Forfaiting Review, Inside Knowledge and Managing Information & Documents.

Articles & blogs by Graeme Burton

Outsourcer Serco pinched by hard-headed public-sector deal-making and loss-making private-sector contracts

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Serco blames botched move into private sector outsourcing combined with tougher deal-making by the public sector for big losses
11 Nov 2014

Will software-defined networking herald 'the rise of the stupid network'?

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It's taken the best part of 15 years, but with data centre operators seriously examining and rolling out software-defined networking the age of the 'stupid network' might finally be upon us
11 Nov 2014

ICO to examine data protection and privacy implications of connected medical devices

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ICO interest in medical devices precedes further EU regulation under new Data Protection Directive
10 Nov 2014

Are appliance-like converged infrastructures the solution to data centre challenges?

As data centres become more complex, many organisations are turning to the appliance-like approach offered by converged infrastructure
07 Nov 2014

GCHQ admits to spying on 'legally privileged communications' in sensitive legal cases

Disclosures ordered by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal reveal extent of snooping into communications in cases brought against the state
07 Nov 2014

Symantec to lay-off 10 per cent of staff as it prepares to split in two

Around 2,000 staff to be made redundant in preparation for company split
07 Nov 2014

Microsoft and Dropbox to offer Dropbox integration with Office365 – starting with Apple iOS and Android, not Windows Phone

Deal represents shift at Microsoft to provide more integration with third-party cloud services
05 Nov 2014

From slow lane to fast lane - the networking bottleneck

The phrase 'the network is the computer' was first coined in the mid-1980s, but it's never been more true than today. However, too many organisations have their data centres on the digital equivalent of a B-road rather than a super-highway
04 Nov 2014

Contactless Visa credit and debit cards open to £1m theft flaw

Flaw in contactless payment cards leaves users wide open to thefts of up to £1m
03 Nov 2014

RBS facing fine of 'tens of millions of pounds' for 2012 IT failure

IT failure left customers without access to money for several days and caused payments chaos
03 Nov 2014

'We've saved more than £14bn over the last year,' claims government CTO Liam Maxwell

Government CTO claims multi-billion pound savings as a result of reforms in IT procurement and spending
31 Oct 2014

Airwave emergency services' communications system costs SIX TIMES more than it should – Liam Maxwell

Emergency services communications contract costing £450m every year when it could be done for just £70m, says government CTO Liam Maxwell
31 Oct 2014

So you've finished your Microsoft Windows XP migration project? Now on to Windows Server 2003

With support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ceasing in April 2015, organisations will need to act fast to migrate applications onto something more modern
31 Oct 2014

Australian data retention laws to be used to combat download piracy

Australian equivalent of Communications Data Bill will enable a wide range of agencies to access internet users' database, admits police chief
30 Oct 2014

Microsoft: Another 3,000 job losses as Satya Nadella continues restructuring

Axe to fall mainly on back-office staff, including IT support
30 Oct 2014