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Stephen Kleynhans, research vice president at Gartner, Inc., has warned that whilst the end of support for Windows 7 may seem like a long way off, organisations should begin planning now to ensure that they are ready for it. CIOs and endpoint managers who "get ahead of the game” will avoid the issu ... 

Plan Now for End of Windows 7 Support

According to Gartner, Inc., more and more opportunities are opening up for service providers which means that they should begin to align their business structures and capabilities in order to thrive in the digital era. Those businesses which don’t prepare to help organisations with the innovations ... 

Service Providers Will Play Crucial Role in Digital Era

The Cabinet Office and Government Digital Service (GDS) are looking to partner with a private service contractor that can supply "data centre colocation services” to handle "top secret” information, Computer Weekly reports. A service contract notice has been issued alongside funding of up to £ ... 

Cabinet Office Seek Data Centre Partner

Global IT Spending Slows


01-Jul-2014  09:01

Global IT spending is set to reach $3.7 trillion this year, showing a 2.1% increase on 2013. However, the growth rate is less than the anticipated 3.2% that the research firm initially predicted. This "slower outlook for 2014” is thought to have been affected by a reduction in growth rate expectati ... 

Global IT Spending Slows

Red Hat has come in for criticism from the open source community regarding a policy that apparently discourages the use of rival products such as OpenStack. However, Red Hat says that the policy is only in place as it would cost too much to support the different versions of OpenStack and "its clou ... 

Red Hat Criticised for Potential Anticompetitive Behaviour

This year’s TechEd 2014 conference has put the minds of many developers at rest as Microsoft has announced that .Net will continue playing a role. The software company announced that the technology will be "spruced up” to reflect the modern web and will be aimed at server-side applications and the ... 

Microsoft Spruces up .Net for the Cloud

There’s been a lot of debate surrounding the changing roles within IT recently, especially with regard to CIOs, many who already find their job challenging due to constant redefinition. According to researchers at IDC, this is only going to increase as, "by 2018, adoption of 3rd Platform IT techno ... 

Uncertain Times for CIOs as Roles Evolve

A recent survey carried out by V3 has found that 41% of IT professionals questioned plan to spend at least the same as the previous year on cloud storage this year, with many planning to increase spending. Key drivers for the increased spending plans within the industry were found to be data grow ... 

Increased Spend on Cloud Storage in 2014

The demand for cloud services is one that’s growing year-on-year and doesn’t look like slowing any time soon. Whilst initially, SaaS offerings were by far the most popular of cloud solutions, more and more companies are now beginning to use IaaS and PaaS. According to a recent study, it was found ... 

IaaS Market Experiencing Growth Spurt

Despite the growing adoption of many cloud services, especially IaaS in the past 12 months, many companies remain sceptical about storage services, according to Ranajit Nevatia, vice president of marketing at Panzura. This is due to concerns surrounding "performance, availability and security”, d ... 

Cloud Storage Controllers Answer to Security Concerns?

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