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  • Comment: The UK tech scene is about more than London

    We hear on a daily basis how ?Silicon Roundabout? and the London technology sector are revitalising the UK economy. However, a recent Techworld exclusive revealed that funding is being pulled for the regeneration of the Old St area, while government quango Tech City UK revealed earlier this year that it's changing its focus from London to the UK as a whole. Both stories suggest that London?s start-up crown may be up for grabs in the near future.

  • 7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud

    This week disappointing news came from service provider Code Spaces, a company that provided support for devops application management. Code Spaces, which was hosted in Amazon Web Service's cloud, ceased operations. after suffering a distributed denial-of-service attack by a perpetrator who demanded ransom and then began deleting data when company officials logged into their AWS account to stop the attack.

  • Michael Dell: On SDNs and networking for the masses

    Dell is synonymous with home and business PCs, and data center servers. Yet Dell also has an ambitious software-defined networking activity underway called the Open Networking Initiative, where it partners with SDN software companies like Cumulus Networks and Big Switch Networks to bundle operating systems and applications on Dell switches.

  • How IBM announced System/360 to the world

    This is the text of an IBM Data Processing Division press release distributed on 7 April, 1964, System 360 a family of computers build with the then revolutionary concept of a single, unified architecture.

  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

  • A clear-eyed guide to Mac OS X's actual security risks

    Apple has improved its security in recent years, but is it enough?

  • The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards

    , the open source software management company, picks the top 10 open source projects launched in the past year, based on stats collected from the

  • 6 dirty secrets of the IT industry

    IT pros blow the whistle on the less-than-white lies and dark sides of the tech business

  • Foiled! How to beat software vendors' sneaky price increases

    Between complex licenses and the cloud, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP have lots of ways to hike up prices. Here's how to fight back

  • Where we stand with SDN

    One gauge of industry progress on the software-defined networking front is the momentum of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), the user-lead group that is spelling out the core SDN standards and championing the cause.





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