Networks

Dr. Martens selects ‘value for money’ ShoreTel over Cisco, Avaya, Mytel

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UK clothing company intends to use Shoretel globally and incorporate Unified Comms in supply chain too
30 Jan 2015

A smarter home is a safer home - but it may not be such a private home

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Martin Vesper of DigitalSTROM on how dumb appliances are becoming intelligent and connecting to services in the cloud
27 Jan 2015

Three UK owner Hutchison Whampoa ‘in talks’ to acquire O2 for £9bn

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Hong Kong conglomerate returns fire after BT’s purchase of EE
19 Jan 2015

Home Office scraps plans to extend Emergency Services Network

Poor mobile coverage will be rectified by refreshing existing ESN contract, with no need for an extension to mobile services contract
15 Jan 2015

Ofcom intervenes to impose new fibre broadband wholesale pricing rules on BT

Ofcom plans intended to increase competition for UK fibre broadband
15 Jan 2015

In the thick of it: an interview with BT Group CIO Clive Selley

CIO discusses life at the heart of BT's broadband, business mobile and TV services
06 Jan 2015

Combat Stress improves mental health care for military veterans with Dell infrastructure revamp

'They really just blew all the other people at the table out the water,' Combat Stess CIO Richard Burley tells Computing
19 Dec 2014

VMware CIO Tony Scott pushes IT-as-a-service model at virtualisation giant

Scott claims sceptics are now seeing the benefits of switching from the traditional method of procuring hardware
18 Dec 2014

Building Zones installs first ever global 801.11ac Wi-Fi network at Eversheds

Why wireless networking specialist Building Zones won the best networking project category at the 2014 UK IT Awards
15 Dec 2014

Software-defined networking will enable man on the street to solve 'rocket scientist' issues

Computing web seminar panel see big thngs for the future of SDN
12 Dec 2014

Cisco accuses rival Arista of copying its technology in patent and copyright lawsuits

Arista knowingly included Cisco patents into its products, claims Cisco, and copied its IOS software
08 Dec 2014

Man of Steel: an interview with Barrett Steel group IT director Tim Thackray

Group IT director Tim Thackray explains how he's laying out a network and telecommunication infrastructure to future-proof Barrett Steel
03 Dec 2014

Software-defined data centre ‘is not just a buzzword’, according to TUI Travel CIO Mittu Sridhara

TUI Travel is investing in SDDC but Mittu Sridhara admits not all technologies are ready yet
02 Dec 2014

Disaster recovery in the cloud - what's the business case?

Mark Worts, practise manager at Company85, explains the advantages and risks of putting DR in the cloud
01 Dec 2014

National Trust for Scotland deploys Brocade to improve network infrastructure

'We now have 40 GbE connection speeds up and down the stack, which is a massive improvement on what we had before,' says head of IT Scott Newton
25 Nov 2014

Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as default search tool

Mayer describes deal as 'most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years'
21 Nov 2014

'Patent troll' defeated by Apple, Acer, Dell and HP over Ethernet intellectual property claims

Technology giants defeat intellectual property holding company over Ethernet patents
13 Nov 2014

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

Replacement already named as Rami Rahim – but what went down?
12 Nov 2014

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

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

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

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

Addison Lee CTO admits playing safe by opting for Avaya

Software-defined networking start-ups have 'really good tech' but are just too risky – for now
09 Oct 2014

Best practices for implementing the Internet of Things

Rob Sheppard, EMEA product marketing manager for Intel IoT, discusses how to navigate the tricky waters of IoT implementation
08 Oct 2014

BT reaches 800Mbps downstream speeds over copper in latest trial

Telecoms giant claims there could be no need for more 'expensive, disruptive and time consuming' FTTH
26 Sep 2014