News

Data centre hardware

  • April 19, 2000 19 Apr'00

    Delays on new PAYE system



    The Inland Revenue has delayed the go-live date of key modules in its update of the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) computer systems to allow for further...

  • April 12, 2000 12 Apr'00

    IT managers vote for Microsoft to split

    Three times as many computer managers in the UK want to see Microsoft broken up as want to see it left alone.

  • April 12, 2000 12 Apr'00

    Just the ticket on the Web

    Jon Mason says focus groups made designing an electronic box office easier by providing feedback.

  • April 05, 2000 05 Apr'00

    Managers give crime initiative thumbs down

    Minister Patricia Hewitt's £15m initiative to combat computer crime in the UK got the thumbs down in this week's Big Question.

  • April 05, 2000 05 Apr'00

    2005 target for e-government



    Mike Simons

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown will underpin the drive to deliver e-government by including electronic service...

  • April 05, 2000 05 Apr'00

    Computer Weekly is the tops



    Computer Weekly won a triple accolade this week. In the annual Banner readership survey published this week, Computer Weekly was the...

  • March 29, 2000 29 Mar'00

    Supplier's strength is PFI's fatal flaw

    Suppliers hold whip hand over intellectual property

  • March 22, 2000 22 Mar'00

    Server-based Java is now industry favourite

    Danny Bradbury wonders why Sun missed the Java conference

  • March 22, 2000 22 Mar'00

    E-commerce tops CMG



    Cliff Saran

    Computer Weekly is sponsoring the UK CMG's annual conference from 9-12 May in York.

    Speakers include...

  • March 22, 2000 22 Mar'00

    Cabinet Office cuts Socitm out of e-government policy debate



    Mike Simons

    Local authority IT managers have been excluded from policy development for the Cabinet Office's Information Age Government...

  • March 15, 2000 15 Mar'00

    MS unveils PDA software



    Antony Savvas

    Microsoft has introduced a full suite of applications for its Pocket PC personal digital assistants, which will make it...

  • March 15, 2000 15 Mar'00

    IDEO ;aunches 'Web Slate' device which uses a Transmeta chip



    The company that designed the popular Palm handheld computer has created a portable device based on Transmeta's recently introduced Crusoe PC-compatible...

  • March 08, 2000 08 Mar'00

    Voice interface technology still has a long way to go



    Cliff Saran.

    Lernout & Hauspie's (L&H) demonstration of a voice interface at CeBIT showed the potential for voice technology, but the cost of such...

  • March 08, 2000 08 Mar'00

    Gender bias ingrained in IT



    The assessment of computing degree courses and research is discouraging women from studying IT and ultimately entering the profession.

    This is the...

  • March 08, 2000 08 Mar'00

    IAP to organise Bletchley Park tours



    Tina Milton The Institution of Analysts and Programmers (IAP), which represents over 3,000 IT workers, is organising a guided tour for members,...

  • March 08, 2000 08 Mar'00

    How will Wap work for you?

    Bill Gates might see it as the 'coming technological revolution' but what will wireless technology mean for users? Computer...

  • March 08, 2000 08 Mar'00

    Memory stick to replace diskette

    Sony believes its Memory Sticks will supersede diskettes as the next generation in digital data storage, writes Caroline Davis.

  • March 08, 2000 08 Mar'00

    Microsoft hints at Java drop

    Microsoft no longer sees cross-platform Java as a strategic language and is developing a strategy to link different business...

  • March 01, 2000 01 Mar'00

    ITNet to launch internet hub for council suppliers

    Information technology outsourcer ITNet is planning plans to build an e-procurement service that promises significant cost savings to local councils.

  • March 01, 2000 01 Mar'00

    Mobile commerce will be as big as the Internet in five years



    Guy Campos

    Mobile commerce is going to be as big as the Internet, according to the latest Computer Weekly/Harvey Nash...

  • March 01, 2000 01 Mar'00

    NEC prototype notebook is first to use Bluetooth

    NEC has developed a prototype notebook computer that could be the first to use the Bluetooth short-range wireless data...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Intel bugged by memory problems



    Matthew Thomas

    Intel's latest chipsets have been plagued with another bug related to memory chips. This will affect some server...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Radical new-look for PCs



    Lindsay Clark

    Hewlett-Packard and Compaq are set to change the face of desktop PCs with the launch of radical new designs. Both suppliers...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Speech interface shows the true potential of handheld computers



    Cliff Saran

    Lernout & Hauspie (L&H) is demonstrating a prototype handheld computer which does not require a stylus, a screen or...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    IT outpaces the economy



    Paul Mason

    IT budgets grew 18% in the last quarter of 1999 soaring ahead of overall economic growth, which stood at 3%.

    The...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    BNFL automates to prevent false safety checks



    Mike Simons

    British Nuclear Fuels is to automate key parts of its fuel production process to prevent staff manipulating computer data to...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    New data storage system agreed



    Major computer companies have agreed to develop new technologies for connecting data storage systems in future high-performance computers, writes Matthew...

  • February 16, 2000 16 Feb'00

    Windows 2000: next model looks thin



    Lindsay Clark

    The launch of Windows 2000 could see the adoption of the thin-client model of computing.

    The new Microsoft...

  • February 09, 2000 09 Feb'00

    Motorola-Psion's pocket-sized Web deal



    Pravin Jeyaraj

    Full wireless Web browsing could be available as early as next year, but wireless services from mobile phones are not...

  • February 09, 2000 09 Feb'00

    Compaq predicts demise of desktop PC

    Compaq, the world's largest PC manufacturer, believes that one third of desktop computers will not be PCs within a couple of...

  • February 02, 2000 02 Feb'00

    Revenue systems cope despite glitch



    Tony Collins

    Inland Revenue staff say that self-assessment computer systems, built by US services company EDS, have coped better than...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Freedom for most wanted hacker



    Matthew Thomas

    Kevin Mitnick, the world's most infamous computer hacker, has been released from prison in the US after almost five...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    nhsdirect.uk aims to keep the nation healthy



    Isabel Choat

    Despite new year's resolutions to become healthier individuals, many of us will succumb to either colds or the dreaded flu in the...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    Performance of manufacturing web sites improves



    Since the Computer Weekly/Keynote Systems Site Meter looked at manufacturing in December, there have been major improvements.

    BP Amoco, for...

  • January 19, 2000 19 Jan'00

    Bluetooth set for roll-out delay



    Antony Savvas

    Bluetooth short-wave radio technology - which is set to be used by millions of mobile phones and laptop computers to send data - has...

  • January 19, 2000 19 Jan'00

    Sheffield seeks help over claims backlog



    Mike Simons

    Sheffield City Council has called in consultants from PricewaterhouseCoopers to evaluate a programme proposed by CSL, its housing...

  • January 19, 2000 19 Jan'00

    Transport firms finesse their Web services

    There was little change in performance amongst the transport Web sites we last looked at in Computer Weekly 25 November 1999. The...

  • January 19, 2000 19 Jan'00

    The sweet smell of de-stress



    Tina Milton

    An aromatherapy air fresher has been launched which claims to release fragrances to relieve stress and increase productivity at...

  • January 19, 2000 19 Jan'00

    CSSA joins the fray over government IT



    Mike Simons

    The Government has the lifetime of this parliament to get its IT strategy right or it could find major suppliers refusing to bid...

  • January 19, 2000 19 Jan'00

    Online searching added to consultancy register



    Online searching facilities have been added to the BCS Consultancy Register, making it simpler for organisations to find the right professional among the...

  • January 12, 2000 12 Jan'00

    Just the ticket...



    The millennuim dome required on of the biggest ever ticketing projects. To meet the estimated one million ticket transaction over the Dome Web Site,...

  • January 12, 2000 12 Jan'00

    Utilities improve their Web site performance



    There has been a major change in the performance of utilities' Web sites since we last highlighted the sector (Computer Weekly, 18 November 1999)....

  • January 12, 2000 12 Jan'00

    Macworld Expo ecstatic at Jobs' permanent return to Apple

    After more than two years as interim CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs told the Macworld Expo conference in San Francisco last week that...

  • January 05, 2000 05 Jan'00

    EU heads welcome plans for information society



    Keith Nuthall

    European Union heads of government have welcomed a plan unveiled by European Commission President Romano Prodi, to boost...

  • January 05, 2000 05 Jan'00

    Come on down...



    Computer companies around the world are bidding to provide equipment for what promises to be the world's most hi-tech adventure show.

    The Earth 2000...

  • January 05, 2000 05 Jan'00

    'Driving licence' scheme is motoring



    The European Computer Driving Licence end-user qualification is going from strength to strength.

    More than 37,000 logbooks for the qualification...

SearchCIO
SearchSecurity
SearchNetworking
SearchDataCenter
SearchDataManagement
Close