Danny is a Staff Writer for Computing. With experience in online and broadcast journalism, he joined Computing in August 2012 after over two years working in the video games industry press. He graduated with a Master's degree in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism from University College Falmouth in 2008, after previously completing a BA in Politics at the University of Exeter.

Articles & blogs by Danny Palmer

Software-defined data centres ‘the only way’ to provide IT as a service

Milton Keynes datacentre
Panel discussion at Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit concludes that the future of the data centre is virtual
26 Sep 2014

Google fights back against News Corp accusation that it's 'a platform for piracy'

Rupert Murdoch
Web firm responds to Rupert Murdoch's open letter with a blog post
26 Sep 2014

New Bash Bug security vulnerability 'worse than Heartbleed'

security risk management
Estimates suggest security flaw could affect over 500 million computers and internet connected devices
25 Sep 2014

‘Inside users are the biggest threat to security’ – Palo Alto Networks

Users can harm a company without even knowing it, Nirmal Dave tells Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit 2014
24 Sep 2014

Moving towards cloud 'inescapable', says Met Office CIO

Speaking at Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit, Charles Ewen says cloud is the future
24 Sep 2014

Ferrari selects Infor to drive supply chain planning improvements

Italian sports car manufacturer selects Infor Sales & Operations Planning solution
23 Sep 2014

The cutting-edge firms that hire IT staff on personality over skills

Although 'sometimes we hire people who are jerks', admits Spotify director of engineering
22 Sep 2014

Scottish Police and Fire services select Civica Tranman for fleet management

Emergency services looking to make fleets more efficient while cutting costs
22 Sep 2014

Microsoft cuts another 2,100 jobs, with more losses to come

Microsoft Research Lab among operations to close as Nadella continues reforms
19 Sep 2014

Apple updates privacy policy and Tim Cook denies NSA collaboration

CEO Tim Cook assures Apple users the privacy policy will be updated regularly as the firm looks to the iWatch
19 Sep 2014

SAP acquires GlobalExpense-owner Concur for $7.3bn

Deal for business expense management software provider sees SAP attempt to strengthen its position in the cloud
19 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Scottish independence, Chinese hackers, iPhone 6 issues and Larry Ellison steps aside

No escape: election fever even influences IT issues
19 Sep 2014

Chinese hackers breached US miltary contractors

Senate report suggests 20 acts of Chinese cyber-espionage took place in one year, with poor communication in US government also partly to blame
18 Sep 2014

Western security concerns are 'noise on the periphery' says Huawei exec, as firm looks to impress CIOs

Huawei focused on attracting business of CIOs, says SVP Leroy G. Blimegger Jr as firm unveils partnership with Telefonica
17 Sep 2014

Security technology was viewed like tax – nobody wanted to pay for it, says Vormetric CEO

Alan Kessler tells Computing attitudes to security have changed, and it's now seen as an enabler rather than a hindrance
16 Sep 2014