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Public cloud the safer option, claims report

On-premises applications are 50 per cent more likely to suffer a cyber security incident than those running on public cloud platforms, according to a report published this week by Alert Logic

The company, which itself specialises in providing security solutions for ...

UK cybersecurity recruitment set to rocket

IT recruitment will increase by 28 per cent by the end of the year, according to figures released by HR specialist Robert Walters

Demand is being driven in particular by fintech and cyber security firms, with the overwhelming majority of hiring managers – 94 per cent ...

HomeGrid Forum leadership shake-up

The HomeGrid Forum has appointed Dr Leonard Dauphinee as its president, replacing Donna Yasay

Dauphinee has worked in both hardware and software development, possessing what the organisation calls a strong background in systems engineering. He is currently vice ...

Mayor of London announces plans to boost digital connectivity

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today (10 August) announced a package of measures to boost digital connectivity across London and tackle its areas of poor connectivity – ‘not-spots’ – including the appointment of a troubleshooting ‘Not Spot Team’.

Khan also ...



Major players partner on Dubai Smart City project

Dubai-based security networks provider Nedaa has signed an agreement with Nokia, designating the city as the headquarters of the latter’s new 'innovation and creativity lab'.

According to Nedaa, the facility will be the first of its kind in the region, working on ...

Openreach launches FTTP consultation

Openreach has called for greater collaboration between industry and government to help build a large-scale fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network.

Such a network, the organisation suggests, would strengthen the UK's position as what it calls "the leading ...

Ofcom sanctions extended Wi-Fi use

Ofcom has announced its decision to extend the use of Wi-Fi to the 5.8 GHz band, allowing an additional 125MHz of spectrum.

The move follows a recent consultation - the notice of which was published in March - looking at draft regulations and proposed technical ...

Chelsea FC’s connected future

Ericsson has been chosen as the ‘connectivity partner’ for Chelsea Football Club’s home stadium Stamford Bridge.

Ericsson has been chosen as the ‘connectivity partner’ for Chelsea Football Club’s home stadium Stamford Bridge.The deal will see Ericsson providing free ...

Save money by investing in ruggedised smart devices, says Panasonic

Organisations could make cost of ownership savings of 15% over five years by equipping mobile workforces with rugged devices, according to Panasonic Business.

The announcement coincides with the launch by the company of a TCO calculator, which shows – according to the ...

Cisco next on board for London free Wi-Fi roll-out

Cisco has been chosen to provide outdoor access points as part of the City of London’s planned free public Wi-Fi system.

The company will be working in conjunction with network provider O2 and Cornerstone Telecommunication Infrastructure (CTIL), both of whom were ...

Hotels invited to bring the Ruckus

Ruckus has launched the H320, its new - fourth generation - wall-mounted access point, designed to provide hotel guests with Wi-Fi.

Ruckus has launched the H320, its new - fourth generation - wall-mounted access point, designed to provide hotel guests with Wi-Fi.The ...


London: BT's payphones give way to free 1Gbps Wi-Fi

Some of BT’s payphones in the capital will be replaced with digital street units that will provide Londoners with up to 1Gbps free Wi-Fi, free phones calls and a range of new free digital services. The first of these new units, called InLinks, have appeared on Camden High ...

LawBite launches real-time lawyer-to-client messaging app for SMEs

LawBite, an online legal services firm has launched what it claims to be the first UK real-time lawyer to client messaging app for iOS and Android

Through the app, businesses can: Instant message a lawyer dedicated to the client's business Receive same-business-day ...

Windsor and Maidenhead town centres to get free Wi-Fi

IntechnologyWiFi, A free public Wi-Fi provider, will launch a wireless network in both Windsor and Maidenhead town centres on 17 June

The company is also providing Citi-Wise, a new mobile application, that will allow residents and visitors to quickly find restaurants, ...

New company created from affini and Simoco merger

Simoco Group and affini have merged to create a single company - Simoco Wireless Solutions.

According to a statement, the two companies, which are already part of the Team Telecom Group (TTG), will offer ‘complete wireless communications services, ranging from initial ...

Getac partners with Trivalent

Ruggedised device manufacturer Getac has formed a partnership with data protection services provider Trivalent. The aim of the collaboration, according to Getac, is to “deliver seamless and robust next-generation data protection for the first time on rugged computing ...

BT handed massive fine over ethernet breach

Ofcom has announced that BT will be fined £42 million for what the regulator calls a ‘serious breach’ of its rules, in relation to the operator’s reduction of late installation compensation payments to other telecoms providers.

The penalty is a result of an ...

Wifirst brings the Ruckus

Ruckus Wireless has been chosen as the Wi-Fi partner for Wifirst, an international ISP specialising in the deployment and management of high-speed wireless networks and connectivity solutions. According to Ruckus the partnership will be integral to the latter company’s ...

Ofcom to pursue legal separation of Openreach from BT

Ofcom has announced that it is proceeding with a formal notification to require the legal separation of Openreach, the BT subsidiary that manages the UK’s copper and fibre networks from BT.

In a statement, the regulator said that: “We are disappointed that BT has not ...

Inmarsat claims world first with in-flight web tech

Mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat’s next gen in-flight broadband service GX for Aviation has undergone a soft launch with Lufthansa airlines.

The solution is designed to allow airline passengers to browse the internet while in the air, with ‘an onboard ...

New WatchGuard cloud tech

WatchGuard Technologies has announced its new secure Wi-Fi management platform, WatchGuard Wi-Fi Cloud.

Used in conjunction with two newly-developed access points, the platform automatically classifies devices, shutting down those trying to use it without ...

Order of the golden drone

Drones Direct has launched a £20,000 made-to-order gold-plated drone, for those wanting to add ‘extra bling factor’ to their airborne observation activities.

The DJI Phantom 4, which is bedecked with 24-carat gold-plating, offers a range of features, including a ...
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