BT Group moves from mainframes to the cloud with Kyndryl

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. BT Group’s Digital Unit has begun working with IT infrastructure services provider, Kyndryl, on a cutting-edge programme to move a number of

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Alibaba Cloud opens its first International Product Innovation Center

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has unveiled its first international product innovation centre and partner management centre, to further enhance customer services and better facilitate customers’ digitalisation journey.  The new Product Innovation Center will help facilitate future roadmaps for developing more market-specific solutions, and will oversee the management of product upgrades based on ongoing global customer demands. To better serve local customers’ needs, the

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Radware launches a spinoff of its cloud security business

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has revealed the spinoff of its Cloud Native Protector (CNP)

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NTT DATA UK&I partners with Google Cloud

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. NTT DATA UK&I, a global innovator in business consulting and IT services, has extended its pan-EMEA partnership with Google Cloud

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Business leaders feel employees are more or equally productive while working remotely

Recently published data by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) claims that the UK is in a productivity crisis, lagging behind many other G7 nations in workforce output. But the majority (85%) of business leaders do not feel that remote and hybrid working is a cause for this, according to new research of more than 500 business leaders from Okta.  More than half (61%) state that their employees are more

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F5 launches distributed cloud app infrastructure protection

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. F5 has launched the F5 Distributed Cloud App Infrastructure Protection (AIP), a cloud workload protection solution that expands application observability

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Public cloud revenues to jump by 26% YoY to $525B in 2023

The global demand for public cloud services continues surging as the world becomes increasingly digitized. Over the past years, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform have seen impressive growth in the adoption and usage of their services, which will undoubtedly continue in 2023 as the entire market is set to witness a double-digit growth. According to data presented by TradingPlatforms.com, global public cloud revenues are expected to

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Belfast Harbour sets sail with Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP

Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland’s principal maritime gateway and logistics hub, has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) to streamline its financial operations, increase agility, improve insights, and enhance decision making across the organisation. Belfast Harbour is Northern Ireland’s primary maritime gateway for trade by operating a sustainable and world-leading regional Port and investing to develop the Harbour Estate as a socially responsible key economic hub. The

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Malware-delivering cloud apps almost tripled in 2022

More than 400 distinct cloud applications delivered malware in 2022, nearly triple the amount seen in the prior year, according to research conducted by Netskope, a specialist in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE). The company’s researchers also found that 30% of all cloud malware downloads in 2022 originated from Microsoft OneDrive. Cloud apps are widely used by businesses, a fact not lost on attackers, which view these apps as an

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Confluent acquires Immerok to develop cloud native Apache Flink offering

Confluent, a data streaming specialist, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Immerok, a contributor to Apache Flink – a powerful technology for building stream processing applications and one of the most popular Apache open source projects. Immerok has developed a cloud-native, fully managed Flink service for customers looking to process data streams at a large scale and to deliver real-time analytical insight. Immerok leadership includes multiple Flink Project Management

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