Peter is a Reporter at Computing, and specialises in technology trends, endpoint, big data and analytics, apps in enterprise and skills.

Previously, he has written in the technology and videogames sectors, including Techradar.com and 360 Magazine, with a stint as News Editor on games TM magazine. He has freelanced across a range of other consumer and enterprise technology, entertainment and design publications.

 

Articles & blogs by Peter Gothard

DDoS attacks cost businesses average of £25,000 per hour finds study

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Half of surveyed companies recording £300,000 losses in average six-hour attack
13 Nov 2014

What really happened to Juniper’s CEO, who stepped down after 'conduct in connection with… a particular customer'?

Shaygan Kheradpir is the new CEO of Juniper Networks
Replacement already named as Rami Rahim – but what went down?
12 Nov 2014

Big Giving: How Microsoft Azure helps JustGiving make charity agile

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When you've got millions of customer details but no way to connect them, it's time to build a bigger graph...
11 Nov 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella praises UK startups and digital infrastructures

'We've always said things should launch first in the UK and succeed there' says technology chief
10 Nov 2014

First serious iOS malware discovered; already logging calls and phonebooks in hundreds of thousands of devices

Can also attack Windows devices, Palo Alto Networks advises
07 Nov 2014

Was GCHQ's Robert Hannigan right or wrong to call on tech firms to help with terrorism threat?

Two Computing journalists butt heads over whether GCHQ should be assisted, or condemned
06 Nov 2014

What were delegates' key take aways from Computing's Data Centre and Infrastructure Summit 2014?

Delegates were involved in many discussions at Computing's Data Centre and Infrastructure Summit 2014 - here are some of their key take aways on the day.
05 Nov 2014

Influence: The Top 5 IT budget killers, and how CIOs can avoid them

What are the biggest causes of unnecessary IT spend? Watch this video to identify and prevent them.
05 Nov 2014

Technology companies 'are in denial' about 'web’s misuse' by terrorists, says GCHQ boss

Companies should support government attempts to monitor the web, argues new GCHQ boss Robert Hannigan
04 Nov 2014

The Microsoft sweet spot: Where Joe Belfiore feels Windows 8 missed the mark

The Windows 10 chief Joe Belfiore talks to Computing about Windows, app platforms - and Zune
04 Nov 2014

Orchestrating workload across public and private cloud

Intel lays down its strategy for dealing with infrastructure, endpoint and other technical considerations.
03 Nov 2014

Here's why Microsoft's VP of operating systems Joe Belfiore thinks CIOs should buy into Windows Phone

'App gap' is closing, says Windows 10 chief
31 Oct 2014

Android creator Andy Rubin leaves Google, switching robotics for startups

Mobile platform talent Andy Rubin leaves to focus on helping other technology startups
31 Oct 2014

The cloud awaits, but are you ready for the jump?

Cloud and virtualisation is there for the taking, but deploying systems beyond the bricks and mortar data centre can be a difficult journey...
31 Oct 2014

How to prepare your data centre for the cloud era

How is cloud computing affecting the design and build of data centres? Do evolving government standards affect the process? Are there different energy concerns when embracing the cloud?
31 Oct 2014