Communications

Hillarys Blinds deploys Avaya's Aura UC platform to boost customer support

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Head of ICT Julian Bond believes platform was key contributor to company's growth
30 Jun 2014

BT broadband service outages reported [updated]

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Some UK regions affected by incomplete or non-existent coverage
28 Jun 2014

Samsung shrugs off wearables challenge from Apple: 'Consumers are a lot smarter these days'

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Samsung VP Jae Shin tells Computing wearable tech doesn't need Apple-generated hype to take off
27 Jun 2014

End users should prioritise employees over infrastructure when it comes to UC - Plantronics

Many companies think about the 'technical excitement' but forget to make users comfortable, says Judith Hogan
26 Jun 2014

Android is secure for business, says Samsung enterprise mobile director

Samsung director of enterprise mobile Phil Lander tells Computing that business users shouldn't have security fears over Android devices
26 Jun 2014

Theresa May still wants to push through 'snooper's charter', denies UK is a surveillance state

Home secretary claims legislation is needed to fight modern criminals using the web, but plans still concern privacy campaigners
25 Jun 2014

London Metals Exchange to invest £1m in new trading floor technology

137-year-old Exchange rejects proposals to ditch 'open-outcry trading floor' and will update it instead
23 Jun 2014

Google adds camera surveillance to Nest – amid a flurry of acquisitions

Dropcam adds video surveillance to Nest digital thermostats, while beefing up DoubleClick advertising and next-generation wireless
23 Jun 2014

Apple to release multiple smartwatches to challenge Samsung and Sony in wearables

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad producer will release its first wearable devices in the autumn
20 Jun 2014

Government reveals successful bidders for £10m rural broadband cash pot

£10m to be used by firms to explore ways to take 'superfast' broadband to remote areas
20 Jun 2014

Secret trade treaty will undermine cloud data sovereignty rules

The draft Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) – currently being negotiated in secret – will bar countries from making cloud data rules
20 Jun 2014

Facebook goes down in unprecedented outage

Morning outage for popular social networking website
19 Jun 2014

Cisco to buy cloud service orchestration start-up Tail-f Systems for $175m

Tail-f technology will plug into Cisco's 'inter-cloud' infrastructure strategy, claims Nick Earle
17 Jun 2014

Vodafone to acquire Italian car technology firm Cobra Automotive Technologies

Cobra provides security and telematics solutions to the automotive and insurance industries
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Firms that fail to keep up with mobile advances are doomed, warns Oracle

No CIO has a proper strategy, says mobile tech director Bushby
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: BYOD? Very soon you may have to...

Companies looking to get out of hardware entirely, claims Moka 5's Kimber Spradlin
16 Jun 2014

Nurse, the screen! How Lancashire Care NHS Trust's mobility programme is transforming the district nurse's job

Health informatics director Declan Hadley told the Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 about the role of mobile technology in the NHS
13 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Google Glass ‘mainly a marketing implement’

Bidwells' IT director, Philip van Enis, questions enterprise case for Google Glass
13 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: IT must work with facilities to ensure successful workplace transformation – Intel

Businesses are rethinking how they ought to work, argues Intel strategist Jim Henrys
13 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: HP 'lucky' to not support BlackBerry, says tech lead

'HP never went down the BlackBerry route, even in the early days of BlackBerry when it was the de facto choice'
12 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Law firm DLA Piper mulls Microsoft Surface rollout

Windows ecosystem preferred by DLA Piper, but it may take employees a while to buy-in
12 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Workarounds abound - how poor planning makes IT the bad guy

Consultancy Point to Point reveals how going off piste is easier for users than staying on the corporate-approved track
12 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Consumer IT has overtaken enterprise technology - Globo

Yad Jaura says that enterprise technology led the way 20 years ago, but that this has now 'flipped'
12 Jun 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