IT for government and public sector

  • October 18, 2018 18 Oct'18

    Middle East gears up for 5G

    The race for 5G is well and truly under way, and the UAE and Saudi Arabia are well positioned to be among the first countries in the world to deliver the benefits of this new telecoms protocol

  • October 18, 2018 18 Oct'18

    MoJ to go all-in on public cloud as infrastructure modernisation push gathers pace

    The Ministry of Justice claims modernising, retiring and migrating its legacy IT systems to the public cloud will help it accrue long-term savings of around 60% on hosting costs

  • October 18, 2018 18 Oct'18

    Home Office ‘seriously’ considered ESN shutdown

    New disclosures from those responsible for the troubled Emergency Services Network project have revealed that, contrary to previous denials, the Home Office came close to pulling the plug earlier this year

  • October 18, 2018 18 Oct'18

    No new funding for Hancock’s NHS tech vision

    Getting the technology plan right is more about standards than money, says health and social care secretary Matt Hancock, as he explains why NHS organisations won’t be given additional funding to deliver on his vision

  • October 17, 2018 17 Oct'18

    Hancock sets out NHS tech vision

    Government will mandate national open standards for the NHS and tech suppliers, build a health and caretech ecosystem and give local NHS organisations more flexibility in how and what tech they buy

  • October 16, 2018 16 Oct'18

    Public Health England builds Ceph and Lustre cloud for analytics

    Healthcare analytics and modelling organisation Public Health England built an open source cloud from Red Hat Ceph object storage and Lustre scale-out file access storage to petabyte scale