Education

Milton Keynes College improves BYOD network and data centre efficiency with IT revamp

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College boosts effiency by replacing data centre with Dell servers based on Intel processors
27 Aug 2014

CISOs ‘will take a keen interest in’ GCHQ-certified MSc cyber security courses

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Candidates may be better differentiated in order to close cyber security skills gap, according to recruitment firm
01 Aug 2014

GCHQ certifies six cyber security Master’s degree courses

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Royal Holloway and Oxford universities' courses get full certification, while De Montfort misses out
01 Aug 2014

UK needs more women in tech to compete on global scale, says Education Minister

The UK will only realise its full potential as a global technology hub if more women are encouraged to find careers within the sector, Education Minister Nick Gibb has said
31 Jul 2014

Hampshire County Council selects Capita for school data-sharing system

System aimed at enabling authorised staff to get a better picture of a pupil's circumstances
25 Jul 2014

KPMG and Imperial College London team up in bid to help businesses exploit big data analytics

Partnership claims that new centre will help put UK at the forefront of data science
15 Jul 2014

Raspberry Pi gets major hardware upgrade, pleases enthusiasts

Four USB 2.0 ports and lower power needs for new Pi as Foundation admits 'industrial customers' a consideration
15 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: ‘Digital literacy’ a major challenge for enterprise mobility

University of Sheffield's Christine Sexton notes difference in attitudes to mobile tech between students and teaching staff
12 Jun 2014

"I want to hear teachers saying get your mobiles out, not put them away"

South Staffordshire College director of strategy and infrastructure Jamie Smith tells Computing how the college is improving learning through BYOD
21 May 2014

Government makes children's data available to private companies

Details such as gender, ethnicity and eligibility for free school meals to be accessible to researchers and third-party organisations
28 Apr 2014

If you want Cisco to deliver it’s “in for a penny, in for a pound” says University of Westminster

"We went with Brocade because it looked less complex" says head of IT
11 Apr 2014

Building a smarter university

University of Southampton data centre manager Mike Powell tells Danny Palmer how a string of recent infrastructure projects will benefit students, staff – and the environment
25 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014

Osborne uses Budget to announce Alan Turing Institute for big data research

"The Alan Turning Institute to ensure Britain leads the way again in the use of big data and algorithm research," announced Osborne
20 Mar 2014

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 Feb 2014

University of Leeds issues £6m tender for 'high performance computing' replacement

Institution to judge applications on capacity, past experience, resources and quality assurance
17 Feb 2014

Birmingham City University overhauls data centre, network and telephony requirements in multimillion-pound refresh

BCU selects Logicalis as a partner, and Cisco telephony system to help improve services for staff and students
14 Feb 2014

Year of Code is a 'vapid PR exercise with no thought whatsoever', says resigned board member Mulqueeny

Organisers 'sidelined everyone' and 'borrowed brand kudos' while leaving experts out of the light, says Young Rewired State founder
12 Feb 2014

Janet UK looking for co-location data centre provider in £130m tender

Network for UK research and education community issues tender that could last for 15 years
12 Feb 2014

Hartlepool Council outsources IT to Northgate Public Services

Council says it will save £7.63m over seven-year contract
11 Feb 2014

'Everything will be governed by maths and coding,' says Google exec

Exec Peter Barron tells college students that 'everything' will involve computing
10 Feb 2014

H4cked Off: Has Michael Gove learned his lesson?

The education secretary's not everybody's favourite, but he's starting to make the right noises in IT at least
10 Feb 2014

Google backs Code Club scheme to teach teachers coding

George Osborne welcomes move to teach teachers coding before it is introduced into the curriculum later this year
07 Feb 2014

Are educators ready for Michael Gove's new computing curriculum?

How smooth will the curriculum's introduction be come September?
07 Feb 2014