Networks

Ofcom identifies spectrum bands that could be used for 5G

Mobile spectrum antenna against sunset
New spectrum could expand mobile data capacity by 25 times by 2030
21 Nov 2013

Gartner: BlackBerry’s pain is Windows 8's gain

Nokia Lumia 1020 with 41MP camera and Windows Phone 8
Microsoft OS is a strong contender for enterprise users says analyst
14 Nov 2013

Peterborough Council signs deal with Cityfibre to create 'Gigabit City'

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Businesses and residents will get access to broadband download speeds of up to 1Gbps from summer 2014
13 Nov 2013

Vodafone falls short in 3G coverage, says Ofcom

Vodafone only network to fail to meet obligation to deliver 3G coverage to 90 per cent of UK population
08 Nov 2013

How Qualys network security tools protect University of Westminster from cyber threats

The university's network security officer Ashley Pereira on why the institution chose QualysGuard Cloud Platform to protect against threats
07 Nov 2013

Vodafone and O2 double their London 4G speeds, but still lag behind EE

Network speeds are far higher in the city centre than London’s surrounding areas
01 Nov 2013

LinkedIn spear-phishing campaign discovered

New LinkedIn scam harvests users data for malicious purposes
01 Nov 2013

Mobile, broadband and landline contracts can be cancelled if companies increase prices – Ofcom

New guidance will come into effect in January, protecting consumers and small businesses
24 Oct 2013

ICO fines Ministry of Justice £140k after prison leaks 1,182 prisoner details to families

'Clear lack of management oversight' in evidence, says David Smith
24 Oct 2013

NSA accused of tapping French phones. And the Mexican president's emails

A string of embarrassing new leaks has exposed the extent of surveillance and wire-tapping carried out by the US intelligence agency
21 Oct 2013

Kevin Mitnick: 'The only thing McAfee is good at is making videos'

Outspoken security expert and reformed hacker claims that anti-virus software is next to useless, and shows how peer to peer software can cause devestating leaks of sensitive corporate data
16 Oct 2013

VMware: 'We’ll sort out our relationship with Cisco over NSX platform

VMware's Michael Adams says that friction over NSX does not have to lead to irreparable damage
16 Oct 2013

Research: the top five IT budget busters

A Computing survey reveals the top sources of unexpected IT costs
15 Oct 2013

Vodafone hits 100,000 4G customer mark, one month after launch

Vodafone to extend service to Liverpool, Glasgow and Manchester
09 Oct 2013

O2 outage only affected “one per cent of customers”

Outage affecting phone, text and data has left customers wanting compensation
04 Oct 2013

IBM to acquire Dublin-based analytics firm The Now Factory

The Now Factory's software allows communications service providers to analyse customers' usage of 3G and 4G
02 Oct 2013

'Location, location, location,' key to data centre security says Attenda

Location of data centre can also be key to services it offers, argues John Noakes of Attenda
25 Sep 2013

Data centre consolidation leading to a fundamental change in connectivity architecture, says Digital Realty

Digital Realty's dark fibre network offers low-latency high bandwidth connectivity for London data centre customers
24 Sep 2013

Approach to cloud security depends on whether you're John Travolta or Dennis Bergkamp

SaaSAssurance CEO Mark Dunne talks cloud security at Computing's Data Centre Summit
24 Sep 2013

SDN to become prevalent in data centres after 2014, says BT

BT's director of data centre strategy believes vendors are creating exciting 'software-defined storage' solutions
24 Sep 2013

Computing's Data Centre Summit 2013

Stay tuned for all the latest news from the Data Centre Summit via the live Twitter feed
24 Sep 2013

Visa Europe picks BT to upgrade its communications network

Payments giant signs new five-year contract with telecoms firm
23 Sep 2013

Poundland outsources network and data centre requirements to NextiraOne

NextiraOne will provide IT support, performance monitoring and network optimisation, among other managed services
23 Sep 2013

NG Bailey awarded Ministry of Defence networking contract extension

NG Bailey will remain responsible for communications across more than 210 military bases
23 Sep 2013