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  • January 06, 2011 06 Jan'11

    Update: Who takes the blame for the Lloyds TSB duplicate payment error?

    Over 200,000 people were affected by a glitch at Lloyds TSB, when an error with its merchant system duplicated payments on New Year's Eve. Jenny Williams investigates.

  • January 05, 2011 05 Jan'11

    CES 2011: Top five tablets

    With almost 100 tablets expected to be launched at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 2011 is set to be the year of the tablet device. Computer Weekly rounds up the latest tablet announcements from CES 2011.

  • January 05, 2011 05 Jan'11

    BCS CEO David Clarke talks about the future of the IT industry

    David Clarke, CEO of the chartered institute of computing the BCS, talks to Computer Weekly about being awarded an MBE, the future of the IT profession and tackling a membership revolt against his leadership last year.

  • December 09, 2010 09 Dec'10

    Server refresh cycles may get longer

    Having seen the evidence, some enterprise IT shops may experiment with holding onto servers for longer than in the past, Gartner analysts said.

  • July 31, 2009 31 Jul'09

    Gary McKinnon loses case to avoid extradition, could face 60 years in jail

    Hacker Gary McKinnon has failed in his last attempt to avoid extradition to the United States where he could face 60 years in prison.

  • July 17, 2009 17 Jul'09

    Apollo 11: The story of the moon landing in video

    Television was limited at the time of the launch but these original videos show J F Kennedy announcing his intentions through to the successful press conference.

  • February 13, 2009 13 Feb'09

    Free mobile computing connectivity with broadband subscription

    In a move that is designed to extend the flexibility and adaptability of firms, especially small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), BT has launched a broadband package that also provides a free public Wi-Fi hotspot.

  • February 10, 2009 10 Feb'09

    Added critical data protection for SMBs

    New technology aiming to solve small and medium size businesses’ perennial problems with protecting business critical data

  • December 19, 2008 19 Dec'08

    Mobile broadband demand props up crunched WiMAX

    Research predicts global recession to cause enterprises to postpone WiMAX adoption but mobile will lead recovery

  • August 21, 2008 21 Aug'08

    Microsoft and Novell expand Windows/Linux integration deal

    Microsoft and Novell are extending their interoperability agreement to tie Windows closer to Novell's SUSE Linux in the enterprise.

  • July 03, 2008 03 Jul'08

    intel part 2

    This is a replacement for the existing Intel story by JP with the same intro.

    Intel unveils predictions for next gen of processors - by John-Paul Kamath

    The...

  • November 06, 2007 06 Nov'07

    Adaptec reports losses

    Adaptec's revenue was down year over year, as well as sequentially; DataDirect says the InfiniBand business is booming.

  • November 01, 2007 01 Nov'07

    NPfIT went ahead after prime minister had 10-minute briefing

    A former Whitehall official has revealed that he and his colleagues were given 10 minutes to make the case to the prime minister over what became the world's biggest civil IT-based modernisation programme.

  • October 21, 2007 21 Oct'07

    Tackling the backup and recovery challenges of tomorrow

    Your data backup and data recovery challenges never stop changing. In this videocast, an EMC executive and a storage analyst discuss the new approaches you'll need to solve tomorrow's backup and recovery challenges.

  • October 14, 2007 14 Oct'07

    SNW Preview: Data protection makes a stand

    Led by EMC's integration of data deduplication and CDP into its backup software, data protection products are prominent at Storage Networking World.

  • September 06, 2007 06 Sep'07

    Learn all about SATA

    This handbook offers three related SATA tips which compare SATA to SAS and SCSI and provides advice on striking the right balance between them.

  • August 26, 2007 26 Aug'07

    What is considered best practices in terms of backup vaulting (offsite storage) frequency?

    As a consultant, this is something that I run into frequently. There seems to be a belief that if you're a smaller shop or smaller business: You don't have a lot of data, and you don't need to send your data offsite very often. A lot of times, the ...

  • August 23, 2007 23 Aug'07

    Nokia Intellisync boosts device management

    Nokia Intellisync has released updates to its Mobile Suite to enhance remote device support, loss and theft protection, and management capabilities.

  • August 14, 2007 14 Aug'07

    Apple iPhone to provoke complex mobile attacks, expert warns

    Mikko Hypponen, director of antivirus research at F-Secure, said he expects mobile malware attacks to escalate thanks to interest in Apple's iPhone.

  • August 09, 2007 09 Aug'07

    NAS appliance purchase considerations

    NAS appliances are frequently touted for bringing convenience and simplicity to network storage. Appliances include their own dedicated disks for storage and RAID, and most NAS appliances can be upgraded with more or larger disks for additional ...

  • August 08, 2007 08 Aug'07

    NAS appliance specifications

    NAS appliances are noted for their convenience, offering dedicated internal storage that is relatively straightforward to identify and manage. The biggest issue for NAS appliances is avoiding network bottlenecks and supporting expansion without ...

  • August 02, 2007 02 Aug'07

    Apple releases fixes for Mac OS X, iPhone vulnerabilities

    Apple Computer has released software patches fixing critical vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and its newly released iPhone.

  • August 01, 2007 01 Aug'07

    Mozilla fixes two critical Firefox flaws

    Firefox version 2.0.0.6 addresses critical flaws involving unescaped URLs passing to external programs and privilege escalation.

  • July 31, 2007 31 Jul'07

    Security update fixes Yahoo Widgets flaw

    Attackers could exploit a Yahoo Widgets flaw to run malicious code on compromised Windows computers, but a security update is available.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    New research promises denser disk drives

    New research into "magnetic avalanches" offers insight into one cause of disk drive failure and could lead to breakthroughs in density, according to experts.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    Warning issued over unpatched Firefox flaw

    Vulnerability clearinghouse Secunia and US-CERT have issued advisories about the input validation flaw

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    Apple iPhone crack discovered by security researchers

    Researchers have found a way to take complete control of the Apple iPhone by sending a user to a malicious Web site.

  • July 23, 2007 23 Jul'07

    PCI compliance costs often underestimated, study finds

    Companies are moving forward with PCI DSS projects, but many are underestimating the costs associated with compliance.

  • July 03, 2007 03 Jul'07

    Data storage startups emerge from stealth

    Three new storage firms have come out of stealth mode this June. Analysts predict the next new crop of startups will focus on wireless storage, reporting and alternatives to RAID.

  • July 02, 2007 02 Jul'07

    Are PCI auditors pitching products?

    Auditors shouldn't be pitching remediation services or products to bring a company into compliance with PCI DSS rules, but some merchants are reporting the practice

  • June 25, 2007 25 Jun'07

    PCI Council hears complaints, suggestions for changes

    Companies with the most stringent security technologies endure hurdles to comply with PCI DSS. Some firms are turning to the upcoming Burton Group Catalyst Conference for answers.

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    Is RAID in general an obsolete technology today?

    This is a technology that is so commonly used, so transparent, that we really don't even think about it...

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    What are the most important new disk drive technologies?

    The first 1 terabyte hard disk drives have appeared. What will be the impact of hard disk drive technologies such as perpendicular recording, 2.5-inch high-performance drives, secure erase, encryption and hybrid technology drives?

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Scaling storage networks demands careful consideration

    In the Fibre Channel world, scaling often means adding more and faster switch ports to extend the fabric's bandwidth and connectivity. But IP storage (mainly iSCSI) is a growing area of SAN expansion, using ubiquitous Ethernet network technology to ...

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Hitachi launches 1 TB SATA disk drive

    Hitachi has taken the wraps off three new products: a 1 TB enterprise SATA disk drive, a 2.5-inch SAS drive and a 300 GB multi-interface drive.

  • April 17, 2007 17 Apr'07

    Storage consolidation: Disks and disk subsystems overview

    Any storage consolidation effort must involve a serious consideration of disk subsystems and the specific disk types that those systems will contain

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    Storage consolidation: Weighing the pros and cons

    Storage consolidation holds out the promise of more efficient storage management. But pitfalls include slower network performance and a difficult data migration process.

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    DNS worm strikes at Microsoft flaw

    A new worm called Rinbot.BC exploits the Microsoft DNS flaw by installing an IRC bot on infected machines and scanning for other vulnerable servers.

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    Capacity planning software specifications

    Gauging storage needs over time is one of the biggest challenges faced by IT administrators, and a new generation of capacity planning tools is emerging to help forecast growth and utilisation of storage resources.

  • April 08, 2007 08 Apr'07

    How data deduplication eases storage requirements

    Storage administrators are struggling to handle spiraling volumes of documents, audio, video, images and large email attachments. Adding storage is not always the best solution, and many companies are turning to data reduction technologies such as ...

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