Software

Box-driven automation keeps Netflix staff on their toes

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Netflix's Justin Slaten explains how Box has had a big impact on how staff work at the firm
12 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

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Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

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But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Box tries to repackage itself

At its recent BoxWorks event, the online storage provider tried to reinvent itself as a supplier of industry-specific collaboration platforms
10 Sep 2014

Will Apple Pay finally make mobile payments the norm?

With Apple Pay, security and payment experts believe that digital payment may finally take off
10 Sep 2014

Apple warns developers over HealthKit data-sharing ahead of iOS 8 launch

HealthKit guidelines aim to restrict developers' ability to share data with third parties
09 Sep 2014

RBS among the Salesforce users targeted by 'Dyre' malware

Gang behind the Dyre Trojan believed to have been commissioned to target Salesforce users
09 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks
05 Sep 2014

DataStax announces $106m VC funding for NoSQL database Cassandra

Tranche puts DataStax second only to MongoDB in league of best-funded NoSQL firms
04 Sep 2014

Companies over-provisioning and over-paying for cloud, claims research

CIOs are still thinking in terms of 'old world' over-provisioning of services, claims ElasticHosts
04 Sep 2014

BP signs five-year IT services deal with Infosys

Infosys will focus on providing oil giant BP with application support and development
04 Sep 2014

Tibco confirms 'strategic review' that could lead to sale

Private equity firms reportedly lining up to acquire Tibco
04 Sep 2014

Box and Microsoft - friends at last?

'It's more natural for us to work with Microsoft today in an integrated fashion' says Box CEO Aaron Levie
04 Sep 2014

Box announces diversification into specific business verticals with Box for Industry

'File sharing and storage are purely the backbone of what we do' says Aaron Levie
03 Sep 2014

G-Cloud is ‘relatively straightforward’, says HS2 CIO

HS2 CIO James Findlay disagrees with IT leaders from Camden Council and the Department of Health
03 Sep 2014

'Our data is more secure in the cloud', says London Irish rugby club

'We're confident that it's safe,' says Richard Watton, operations manager at London Irish, after shift to Office 365
03 Sep 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014

Box still 'watching and waiting' for intended IPO, says COO Levin

'We absolutely intend to be public at an appropriate time' says chief operating officer
02 Sep 2014

How crowdsourcing data analysis helps NASA defend Earth from Asteroids

Narinder Singh, president of TopCoder, on 'democratising participation' in NASA's data analysis
02 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Royal Mail launches new API in bid to improve software integration for e-retailers

New API to enable e-retailers to connect to Royal Mail logistics system more easily
02 Sep 2014

Case study: How Holiday Extras improved customer service by shifting to the cloud

Holiday Extras' head of IT Damien Turner explains why he opted for the Amazon cloud and the benefits it brought
02 Sep 2014

iCloud celebrity photo hack: Are we too quick to trust cloud storage?

After the theft of naked celebrity photos from Apple’s iCloud, should we all be more careful about what we’re – perhaps unknowingly – storing in the cloud?
01 Sep 2014

Bristol City Council to migrate IT infrastructure to the cloud in £1.5m deal

Bristol City Council's IT services procured via the government's G-Cloud framework
01 Sep 2014