Latest Utilities articles

Dell analysis questions previous research into Duqu

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New report states Duqu Trojan may not have been created by the Stuxnet team as previously thought
27 Oct 2011

Energy giant gives firms online access to consumption data

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Scottish and Southern Energy is using Information Builders' Webfocus BI suite to feed usage data to 420,000 business customers
28 Sep 2011

CBI and KPMG give UK's digital infrastructure thumbs up

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However road, rail, waste and energy all need investment for the future
12 Sep 2011

British Gas begins next-gen smart meter rollout

New smart meters have a touch screen and enable greater control over energy use, says utility company
01 Sep 2011

DECC looking for WAN and software solutions for smart meter rollout

OJEU tenders released for communications and software services
31 Aug 2011

IDC: Annual IT spend by utilities to exceed £7bn by 2015

Electricity providers spend the most on IT, report reveals
16 Aug 2011

Yorkshire Water Services seeks LAN installation partner

Utilities company invites potential suppliers to bid to provide vendor hardware and consultancy services for network implementation
11 Aug 2011

Logica signs major contracts with MoD, SSE and Galileo

The service firm also announced mid-year revenue of £1.9bn
08 Aug 2011

Utilities turn to outsourcing to help save costs

Tech analyst Ovum suggests the sector is facing significant pressure
03 Aug 2011

Datacentres greener than expected thanks to recession

A new report has revealed that modern datacentres are using less power than originally predicted
01 Aug 2011

US government warns of potential new Stuxnet attack

Department of Homeland Security wonders if publishing its analysis on Stuxnet was so smart after all...
01 Aug 2011

BAE says cyber security deals will offset squeeze on public sector spending

Defence contractor highlights strong performance by its cyber security division in its half-yearly results
29 Jul 2011

New energy-efficent datacentre to save Yorkshire Water £90,000 a year

All mechanical and electrical systems will be upgraded to deliver PUE of 1.2
13 Jul 2011

Water firm boosts data flow to mobile workers

ERP upgrade will give mobile engineers real-time access to business info
07 Jul 2011

Mainstream Renewable Power to migrate entire infrastructure to public cloud

Green energy firm will pull plug on in-house systems within five years
02 Jun 2011

Thames Water rolls out 2,000 Panasonic Toughbooks

Devices will be given to engineers working below and above ground
27 May 2011

Toshiba snaps up smart grid firm for £1.4bn

Landis+Gyr acquisition to create smart grid powerhouse
19 May 2011

DECC looks for market feedback on Smart Meter Implementation Programme

Scheme presents significant commercial opportunities for IT companies
13 May 2011

Water firm finds talent on tap

In the first of a series of interviews with some of UK IT Industry Awards class of 2010, the recipient of last year’s IT Department of the Year gong explains how the honour has helped it to attract high-calibre recruits
12 May 2011

British Gas launches IT apprenticeship scheme

New scheme for school leavers to get into IT
14 Apr 2011

National Grid signs services agreement with HP

HP to create a service management hub for the utilities company under a deal thought to be worth about $100m
08 Apr 2011

Orange and Veolia Water launch smart meter operator m20 city

The operator will specialise in environmental data collection and water meter reading services
29 Mar 2011

IBM and Cable & Wireless to gather smart meter data in the cloud

Firms team up to develop UK Smart Energy Cloud
21 Mar 2011

Centrica signs £250m datacentre deal

Energy firm's infrastructure, applications and services to migrate to HP-run private cloud
01 Mar 2011