Analysis

The Robertson Trust revamps systems with Salesforce and Capgemini

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Salesforce has improved data integrity and streamlined operations, The Robertson Trust's head of finance and IT tells Computing
01 Oct 2014

Trade secrets and reverse engineering - the legal view

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Computing speaks to legal experts about proposals to extend the EU Trade Secrets Directive to better protect product developers
30 Sep 2014

IT leadership and the cloud: a Computing-IBM Tweet-up

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Three experts from IBM give their views on what makes a successful cloud strategy – in no more than 140 characters
29 Sep 2014

The cloud and the coming software-defined revolution

Intel's Alan Priestley explains how the software-defined world will impact both the cloud and the data centre. Graeme Burton reports
29 Sep 2014

Laya Healthcare selects FireEye to thwart unauthorised access to networks

Irish healthcare insurance provider believes keeping members' data safe warrants the money being spent on security solution
26 Sep 2014

Can Digital Britain be a copper-free zone?

A government digital communications consultation document raises the prospect of the UK’s copper-based networks being switched off. But is such a drastic move feasible, or even desirable?
25 Sep 2014

Data centre DNA: how will it evolve?

John Leonard dissects the current state of data centre computing and puts emerging trends under the microscope
24 Sep 2014

The cutting-edge firms that hire IT staff on personality over skills

Although 'sometimes we hire people who are jerks', admits Spotify director of engineering
22 Sep 2014

PSA Peugeot Citroën saves over £3m with implementation of Cornerstone OnDemand software

Car manufacturer saves millions by providing training to all of its staff virtually and going paperless in the process
22 Sep 2014

Enterprise Mobility – understanding the cultural revolution

Intel's Jim Henry's speaks at Computing's Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 about the cultural change that comes with the mobility trend
18 Sep 2014

IoT case study: reducing water leaks by smart pressure management

John Leonard talks to i2O Water software director Mike Williams about the Internet of Things, self-learning systems and the need for new architectures
18 Sep 2014

Analysis: Why is Adobe Acrobat so insecure?

Acrobat used to be a simple application that replicated paper documents, but Adobe's efforts to update it have made it more insecure
15 Sep 2014

Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud
15 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 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

IoT: Things could get nasty

More and more connected devices are being rushed to market. But the lack of security standards leaves many of them wide open to abuse. So what are the challenges to be overcome in securing the Internet of Things?
10 Sep 2014

Barclays unveils blood-reading authentication technology for corporate banking clients

'It’s very, very simple, yet it's very, very secure,' bank says of vein authentication technology
05 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

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

Medway Council upgrades and virtualises its outdated IT estate

Medway Council shifts to virtual desktops to support its move to more flexible working
29 Aug 2014

'Sony doesn't understand security': Why PlayStation Network is such an attractive target for hackers

Sony’s poor reputation for security and the prestige of taking down a gaming giant attracts hackers
27 Aug 2014

Unified communications systems: how and why they fail to deliver

Failure to consult widely enough and provide sufficient training underlie many of the common issues that afflict UC systems
20 Aug 2014