Networks

Data centres don’t need air conditioning, says Facebook

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'Operators need to push the envelope harder,' says Open Compute guru Frankovsky
19 Sep 2013

California Academy deploys Avere to optimise CGI at world's largest all-digital planetarium

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The California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium houses the world's largest all digital planetarium
19 Sep 2013

A quantum leap for network security

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Dr Andrew Shields tells Danny Palmer that Toshiba’s research has brought the day when enterprises can secure their networks with quantum technology a lot closer
18 Sep 2013

EE reaches one million 4G customer milestone

Mobile firm reaches figure 10 months after launch of 4G and four months ahead of schedule
09 Sep 2013

Three-quarters of public sector networks plagued by inefficiency, claims report

Study by Easynet Global Services finds poor bandwidth hinders mission-critical applications and productivity
05 Sep 2013

Driving down costs and carbon emissions at the University of St Andrews

Steven Watt, CIO at the University of St Andrews, talks to Computing’s Graeme Burton about an IT consolidation and virtualisation project that has enabled the 600-year-old institution to cut both costs and power consumption
04 Sep 2013

Research: How WANs are moving down the size scale

No longer the preserve of enterprises, wide area networks are now finding a home in much smaller organisations
03 Sep 2013

Three eliminates mobile roaming charges in seven countries

UK customers can use their minutes in Australia, Italy and Hong Kong for no extra fee
30 Aug 2013

Three to launch 4G in December, at no extra cost to existing customers

Three will continue to offer 'all you can eat data' to customers on 4G
30 Aug 2013

Why aren’t all data centres in the Arctic Circle?

Why aren't we all storing our data in the frozen wastes? Peter Gothard collects some opposing viewpoints
29 Aug 2013

CIO Interview: Adrian Collinson, Force India Formula One team

Force India CIO Adrian Collinson explains to Computing how the Formula 1 team gets the most bang for its IT buck, both at the circuit and back at the factory
29 Aug 2013

The office of the future - a rebuttal

Avaya's Michael Bayer responds to Computing's article on the office of the future, encouraging organisations to think more creatively as to how to use their physical space
28 Aug 2013

PGA European Tour picks Xirrus Wi-Fi over Cisco, HP and Juniper

Xirrus beat competition because it had fastest deployment time
28 Aug 2013

Amazon down again as problems plague Instragram, Netflix and Vine

'Partial failure of networking device' blamed by company in second outage in a week
27 Aug 2013

GCHQ runs secret Middle East internet surveillance station as part of Tempora

Station intercepts all data that passes through underwater fibre-optic cables
23 Aug 2013

Microsoft apologises for three-day Outlook and SkyDrive downtime

'We realise that we have a responsibility to the customers' says company
20 Aug 2013

Flexible working in practice

Computing recently conducted a 6 week flexible working trial, culminating in a day working in the park using a 4G wireless hub - here the team discuss the results
16 Aug 2013

Cisco to cut 4,000 jobs despite strong quarterly earnings

Networking giant beats analysts' expectations for income and revenues but continues with its restructuring plans
15 Aug 2013

Smart meter roll-out vendors selected in contracts totalling £2.38bn

Telefonica, Arqiva, CGI and Capita all selected for UK mass roll-out
14 Aug 2013

BT Sport chooses Aspera for high-speed file transfer at new Stratford production hub

Transfer and automation platform to handle live sport workflow between BT Tower and new studio
08 Aug 2013

Websites hacked to host child porn, claims Internet Watch Foundation

Foundation claims hacked websites are storing illegal images, and being linked via legitimate adult content websites
05 Aug 2013

O2 COO: 'Our 4G network will be better than EE’s - even though it won't work with the iPhone 5'

O2's 800MHz wavelength is better than EE's 1800MHz system, says O2 COO Derek McManus
01 Aug 2013

O2 to launch 4G in UK on 29 August

Premium pricing: O2's cheapest tariff will be £26
01 Aug 2013

WAN speeds hindered by slow rollout of fibre

Bandwidth struggling to cope with increased demand, suggests Eclipse Internet's Andrew Saunders
30 Jul 2013