April 2007

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Janet launches SMS service for network users

    The Janet educational and research network has signed a deal with messaging firm PageOne to supply SMS text services to network users.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Heathrow Express claims Wi-Fi first

    Heathrow Express has claimed a world first for its deployment of wireless broadband on trains that travel underground through 6km of tunnels.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Weekly capacity checks as site goes into IT overdrive

    Price comparison site has begun reviewing the capacity of its hardware, bandwidth and IT staffing levels every week to help it manage the rapid expansion of its business.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Peer voices concern about data sharing

    Government plans to share data across departments could be hampered by the poor quality of government data, a cross-bench peer warned at the Infosec conference.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Don't underestimate Mifid IT security, warn experts

    Finance companies are leaving themselves open to potential lawsuits because they are underestimating the IT security requirements needed to implement the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid), experts have warned.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    IT global carbon emissions ‘the same as aviation’

    Global IT use pumps out around 2% of world carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a figure equivalent to aviation, says analyst Gartner.