IPA revises review of HMRC’s £300m datacentre migration

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has secured an improved rating for its £300m datacentre migration programme from a government watchdog that this month published a report stating the project was unlikely to…

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Austrian data firm accused of selling malware, conducting cyber attacks

Microsoft threat researchers have accused an Austrian company called DSIRF of exploiting multiple zero-day exploits in Windows and Adobe to deploy a malware called Subzero against targets in Europe – including the…

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Unstructured data storage – on-prem vs cloud vs hybrid

Businesses face the need to store ever-larger volumes of information, across a growing number of formats. Business data is no longer confined to structured data in orderly databases or enterprise applications. Instead,…

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AWS remains high point in Amazon results as company posts another quarter loss

Amazon has posted a loss for the second quarter in a row, but its cloud computing arm remains a bright spot in the e-commerce giant’s overall financial performance. The company has followed…

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Hitting ESG targets relies on the power of partnerships

With disclosure regulations coming into force and reputations at stake, the pressure is on businesses to make credible progress towards sustainability goals. Business leaders know that environment, social and governance (ESG) goals…

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Internet of things, automotive drive quarter as Qualcomm extends and expands Samsung partnership

Basking in the wake of a strong third quarter that flew in the face of a number of headwinds, Qualcomm has strengthened its strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics to deliver premium consumer…

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Ocado revenue drops despite distribution centre successes

Grocery technology group Ocado announced the roll-out of six new customer fulfilment centres (CFC) in the first half of 2022, also bringing the number of retailers using its Ocado Smart Platform (OSP)…

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Hibs push for the backup premier league with Acronis

Edinburgh-based Scottish Premiership football club Hibernian FC has taken a leap “into the 21st century” by signing a partnership with Acronis that will provide hybrid cloud backup, disaster recovery, secure file sync and…

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Home Office selects CGI as strategic delivery partner

The Home Office has selected IT services supplier CGI as the “strategic delivery partner” for its ongoing digital transformation plans, awarding it a five-year contract worth £95m. As strategic delivery partner, CGI…

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NCSC startups scheme turns focus to operational technology, SME security

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and its partner innovation specialist, Plexal, have made addressing the security challenges facing operational technology (OT) environments and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) the focus of…

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