UK’s largest health research programme chooses Microsoft Cloud

The UK’s largest ever health research programme, Our Future Health, which aims to create one of the most detailed pictures there has ever been of people’s health, is to use the Microsoft Cloud to securely store the huge amounts of data needed for the programme. Our Future Health, a collaboration between the private, charity and public sectors – including the NHS – is building a community of five million volunteers

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55% of UK IT pros trust public cloud providers less than two years ago

More than half (55%) of UK IT professionals currently trust public cloud services less than they did two years ago, having run into challenges around usage costs, migration and customer service. This is according to a study by Leaseweb Global, a hosting and cloud services company, which explored 500 UK-based IT professionals’ experience with public cloud providers over the last two years. The study raises questions regarding whether hyperscale is

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Making life easier for developers

Petr Svoboda, CEO at Stratox Cloud Native, explains how CodeNow is making cloud-native development fast and enjoyable for everyone. Could you start by telling us a little bit more about CodeNOW? CodeNOW is a true startup. That means we are working hard to create a platform that simplifies cloud-native software development, especially when based on a micro-service architecture. We are trying to make cloud-native development fast and enjoyable for mere

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1Place ultra-fast database migration software wins place on G-Cloud 13

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. The UK Crown Commercial Services has included 1Place as a certified supplier on the Government’s G-Cloud 13 procurement framework, bringing

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Philips, Capital One, ING and more

In 2012, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) produced a survey which helped to articulate the most pressing issues in the cloud computing space. The group released the Notorious Nine report, which followed critical threats to cloud security, from data breaches and loss, to account hijacking and denial of service, to malicious insiders and nefarious use. The Notorious Nine later expanded to become the Treacherous 12, but for many organisations, a

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Benten Technologies: A secure, passwordless future

A Benten Technologies spokesperson explains how the company’s patented technology is solving critical user identity verification problems. For anyone who doesn’t know about Benten Technologies, what type of product and service do you offer? We offer a patented smartphone-based authentication and authorisation service. Integration with our system is through well-defined APIs.  Using our service, through the click of a button, our clients can have passwordless access to a streaming service,

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Digitalised workplaces for optimised public services

Governments across the globe have long recognised the need to undertake a form of digital transformation. Many have been working for some time on transformation strategies designed to support the gradual adoption of digital technologies to increase productivity, improve efficiency, and enable better resource management. Whatever shape these strategies took, they had one common goal – to create the next-generation digital infrastructure that would improve the delivery of services to

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BankID expands Digital Identity Protection with OneSpan

OneSpan, a digital agreements security company, has expanded its OneSpan Cloud Authentication service with BankID. BankID first launched with OneSpan in September 2021 and has already reached a multi-million user milestone that is expected to continue growing as BankID’s technology adoption increases. This expanded partnership further solidifies the crucial role BankID has entrusted to OneSpan to provide high-assurance security and meet compliance standards within the Norwegian critical national infrastructure.  Issued

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How to deal with cloud security and compliance

Could you tell us a little bit about your company? What type of products and services do you offer? We craft the datasphere, helping to maximise humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision-engineered data storage and management solutions with a focus on sustainable partnerships. A global technology leader for more than 40 years, the company has shipped over three billion terabytes of data capacity. Have there been any particularly interesting developments

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Ministry of Defence (MoD) engages Netcompany to migrate pivotal apps into MODCloud

Netcompany, an international IT services company, has migrated 47 Ministry of Defence (MoD) applications from a legacy private cloud environment to MODCloud. These applications include the armed forces websites and many more, used by hundreds of thousands of users. A key objective for the migration was to deliver greater flexibility to manage and engineer applications, enabling app owners to scale use, giving greater resilience and cyber security. It will also

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