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SME IT budgets continue to rise in 2015, according to Node4 research

Type: News       Published: 01-2015      Views: 2892   
Description: Over 60% of UK SMEs expect their IT budget to increase in 2015, according to independent research by Cloud and Data Centre specialist, Node4. It is the second year in a row that Node4’s survey of 250 IT decision makers in companies between 50-500 employees has revealed that the majority of SMEs are planning to spend more on their IT provisions.

Network news in a connected context

Type: News       Published: 07-2015      Views: 2850   
Description: Our editor Ray Smyth considers emerging technology and the expansion of responsibility for security

Creating a hybrid WAN

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2015      Views: 2807   
Description: MPLS can no longer meet today's WAN requirements. David Hughes, CEO at Silver Peak explains how enterprises can reduce MPLS dependency using secure and optimised Internet connectivity

Cloud Security from iSheriff

Type: Review       Published: 07-2015      Views: 2782   
Description: The uptake of cloud-based security services across SMBs and enterprises is growing exponentially and it's easy to see why, as they are so much simpler to deploy and manage than on-premise solutions

UK firms losing battle to prevent staff putting confidential business data in the public cloud

Type: News       Published: 03-2015      Views: 2701   
Description: Despite one third of UK firms banning public cloud from the workplace, its use appears endemic, unmanaged and unstoppable according to a new survey commissioned by Connected Data.

Version X         

Type: Product News       Published: 05-2015      Views: 2633   
Description: With product announcements ranging from the trivial to the bizarre, the Editor distils the essence of those that are of interest to the Networking community.

tolomy launches suite of secure cloud services

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2612   
Description: Secure cloud provider tolomy has launched a suite of secure cloud services offering government-level accredited cloud services.

Endpoint backup

Type: Feature       Published: 07-2015      Views: 2589   
Description: A good endpoint defence is the best offence claims Andy Hardy, Managing Director EMEA at Code42, who explains his views on endpoint data security

Rackspace predictions for 2015

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2533   
Description: Nigel Beighton, VP Technology, Rackspace and CTO John Engates, offer their predictions for 2015.

Exposing the true cost of cloud         

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2017      Views: 2420   
Description: Public cloud prices seem to be on a continuous downward spiral, but there can be hidden costs. Drew Markham, Service Strategist at Fordway sets out the challenge

Security: take it to the cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2015      Views: 2282   
Description: Frank Cabri, VP at Imperva Skyfence explains why organisations must protect themselves in real-time when sensitive and regulated data resides in the cloud

Tufin releases version R14-3 of the Tufin Orchestration Suite

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2269   
Description: Security Policy Orchestration company Tufin has announced version R14-3 of the Tufin Orchestration Suite.

Twixt core and edge: the metro cloud

Type: Feature       Published: 01-2015      Views: 2186   
Description: Chris Champion, Senior VP EMEA at Infinera explains the opportunity offered by the Metro Cloud and why, for once, the SME is getting noticed

Emulex optimises cloud connectivity

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2112   
Description: A new range of Universal Multi-Channel (UMC) Network Interface Cards, ExpressConfig Solutions, designed specifically to optimise I/O connectivity for cloud, hyperscale and enterprise environments, have been unveiled by Emulex.

Cloud Expo Europe and Data Centre World 2015         

Type: Feature       Published: 01-2015      Views: 2065   
Description: ExCeL London - 11th and 12th March 2015

Cloud orchestration

Type: Feature       Published: 11-2015      Views: 2051   
Description: Alina Stancu of Titania shares some thoughts on how orchestration works in the cloud and with security

Monitoring the hybrid network         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1997   
Description: A hybrid cloud environment presents new risks to services and data. Rob Farmer, Senior Director at Ipswitch explains how network monitoring can help

Security fears holding back cloud adoption, says Federation of Small Businesses

Type: News       Published: 02-2015      Views: 1993   
Description: New research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that despite three fifths (60%) of small firms questioned using cloud computing services, the remaining two fifths (38%) remain sceptical about the benefits of the technology in the face of perceived risks.

Securing the cloud         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2015      Views: 1976   
Description: Rory Murphy, Director of Field Development Marketing at Equinix explains how a colocated cloud exchange can provide A BETTER service and GREATER security

Virtualised printing         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2015      Views: 1889   
Description: Arron Fu, CIO of, explains what can be done to overcome the printing challenges in a virtualised and cloud-based environment

Cloud: reset, plan and manage

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2015      Views: 1883   
Description: Len Padilla, VP of product strategy at NTT Communications in Europe, explains why businesses are struggling with cloud complexity

The Network Computing Masterclass series...

Type: Masterclass       Published: 01-2015      Views: 1875   
Description: ...going beyond technology and product. This Network Management Masterclass series is in association with Paessler AG. In this edition we consider the future of the network and its impact on network monitoring

Information Security Enforcer from GhangorCloud         

Type: Review       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1870   
Description: It's generally accepted that first lines of defence such as firewalls do not prevent data exfiltration

Putting SDN in its rightful place

Type: Feature       Published: 01-2015      Views: 1862   
Description: The world is changing, but SDN isn't the cause. So says Scott Strickland from IBM SDN Global Sales and Business Development.

8 in 10 decision makers heading for the cloud, despite potential security risk

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 1779   
Description: Paessler AG has released the results of new research into cloud computing and how global IT decision makers (ITDMs) are using it to meet the demands of today's changing business climate. Paessler surveyed more than 2000 ITDMs; 1280 at companies with fewer than 500 employees

Cloud Expo Europe and Data Centre World

Type: Events       Published: 01-2015      Views: 1778   
Description: Just when you thought you had ticked all your organisation’s cloud boxes, along comes a new development, a different application or a fresh product. It can be difficult to keep up. But help is at hand - you can discover what’s new and what’s next at Cloud Expo Europe 2015, the largest dedicated cloud event in the world for IT decision makers.

50 Shades of PaaS and why it remains at an early stage of adoption

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1774   
Description: The dividing lines between Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) are blurring. But according to Phil Brindley, CTO, The Bunker, the dominance of the latter belies the importance of the former in the Cloud Computing arena and there are several reasons why both will remain as distinct layers and product sets.

Vision RT sees the future with Adapt Habitat

Type: News       Published: 11-2015      Views: 1731   
Description: Vision RT, a provider of superior solutions for the image guided radiotherapy market, has replaced its in-house IT infrastructure with an outsourced private cloud solution from Adapt to deliver a fully managed deployment for over 90 users worldwide.

Wedge Networks previews Cloud Network Defense

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 1715   
Description: Security company Wedge Networks has been discussing its new Cloud Network Defense (CND) offering.

Security Management Solution from AlgoSec         

Type: Review       Published: 01-2018      Views: 1655   
Description: As enterprise networks grow in complexity and move deeper into the cloud, businesses can no longer rely on inefficient and error-prone manual processes to manage their security policies

A policy to include the cloud

Type: Feature       Published: 11-2019      Views: 1558   
Description: As IT systems becomes more hybrid, the use and management of policy grows ever more complicated. Tim Sedlack, Director of product management at Micro Focus suggests careful reassessment

Private cloud versus virtual data centre

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 1545   
Description: Data security expert and MD at Beaming Sonia Blizzard explores the differences between a private cloud and a virtual data centre

Focusing SD-WAN deployment         

Type: Feature       Published: 11-2018      Views: 1544   
Description: SD-WAN implementations can, despite the market hype, be difficult. Marc Sollars, Chief Technology Officer at Teneo consider some important planning and migration factors

Enterprise Cloud pricing falls by two-thirds since 2014

Type: News       Published: 02-2016      Views: 1531   
Description: TCL’s new Pricing the Cloud 2 report finds that average cloud computing pricing for enterprises has fallen by two-thirds since 2014, but cloud pricing is now starting to stabilise.

Wedge Networks previews Cloud Network Defense

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 1514   
Description: Security company Wedge Networks has been discussing its new Cloud Network Defense (CND) offering.

IT Equality

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2015      Views: 1508   
Description: Hans O'Sullivan, CEO & Co-Founder of StorMagic, explains why marginalising IT resources in the remote and branch office is a massive mistake that need not be made.

Avere introduces new entry-level model to FXT 5000 series product line

Type: News       Published: 04-2016      Views: 1474   
Description: The FXT 5200 Edge Filer creates Cloud Gateway Into Object Storage, Supports Remote Office Collaboration Through WAN Caching for centralised data access

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: Company News       Published: 09-2017      Views: 1474   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Moving out of the shadow

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2015      Views: 1459   
Description: William Rabie, Head of Cloud for iland, says that a new IT model is emerging, based on harnessing innovation through bimodal IT

Legal sector to benefit from cloud innovations through iland and Wavex partnership

Type: News       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1432   
Description: Partnership will provide SMBs in the legal and other sectors with end-to-end IT services that include iland’s cloud hosting and DRaaS solutions.

Full speed into the Cloud?

Type: News       Published: 10-2015      Views: 1414   
Description: Written by Jennifer Brenner, Senior Vice President Marketing, iland

Inside Track - getting to know the vendors

Type: Interview       Published: 05-2016      Views: 1381   
Description: Ray Smyth considers the customer journey following a recent discussion with Larry Augustin, CEO at SugarCRM

The cloud needn't be grey

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1350   
Description: Mark Hall, public sector director at Redcentric explains why the transition to the cloud can be the most important phase of a cloud computing strategy

From Logs to SIEM and the cloud         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2015      Views: 1346   
Description: Network Computing Editor Ray Smyth considers the use of cloud deployment in the context of network management tools

The gift that keeps on giving         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 1337   
Description: Cloud adoption does not remove the need for software license management. Alex Hilton, CEO of the Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) claims that in fact, it has made it even more complex

SolarWinds releases its IT Trends Report 2017

Type: News       Published: 04-2017      Views: 1321   
Description: SolarWinds has revealed the findings of its SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2017: Portrait of a Hybrid IT Organisation. For 2017, SolarWinds’ annual state-of-the-industry study explores the variety of ways in which IT departments around the world are integrating the cloud, and the effect hybrid IT has had on their organisations and IT job roles.

The digital value platform         

Type: Feature       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1319   
Description: A lack of platform integration standards will impede digital transformation. Chris Harding, Director for Interoperability at The Open Group explains

Cloud Adoption in 2016 - the story so far

Type: News       Published: 06-2016      Views: 1303   
Description: As we reach the halfway mark of 2016, Extreme Networks has conducted a survey of cloud users to get their thoughts on the state of the market and to find out what trends they are most interested in.

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1283   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editor's selections

Why Cloud security is more important than ever

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1274   
Description: By Monica Brink, Director EMEA Marketing at iland

Version X         

Type: News       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1267   
Description: With product announcements ranging from the trivial to the bizarre, the Editor distils the essence of those that are of interest to the Networking community

Cloud Expo Europe 2017

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1202   
Description: 15-16 March 2017 at the ExCeL Centre, London

A cloud of uncertainty         

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1197   
Description: Preparing for Brexit is fraught with problems. Nick Brackney, product marketer at ExtraHop explores the Brexit climate change challenge

The best of both worlds

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1197   
Description: Andrew Stuart, Managing Director EMEA business at Datto, explains why hybrid cloud adoption is both a necessity and the best solution

Rackspace give their cloud forecasts for 2017

Type: News       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1191   
Description: Senior leaders at Rackspace have glanced into their crystal balls and made their cloud predictions for the year ahead.

ThousandEyes Network Intelligence         

Type: Review       Published: 11-2018      Views: 1128   
Description: Comprehensive network visibility is the bedrock of network management and troubleshooting

ManageEngine strengthens endpoint security with Patch Management on Cloud

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 1125   
Description: Patch Manager Plus on Cloud enables admins to automate the entire patch management process, from patch detection to deployment, without any infrastructure investment, thereby securing devices from multiple vulnerabilities and cyberattacks at less than a dollar per computer per month.

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: News       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1123   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

The edge, the core and the cloud

Type:       Published: 05-2017      Views: 1108   
Description: The most significant business asset is something intangible, rich and essential for future prosperity: data. Michael Segal, AVP Strategy at NetScout examines how organisations can get ahead

Spiceworks releases free tools to help IT professionals spot network vulnerabilities

Type: News       Published: 08-2016      Views: 1082   
Description: New online tools help IT professionals more effectively manage their network and identify vulnerabilities to external attacks.

Bare metal: contained         

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2017      Views: 1080   
Description: Server provisioning is changing fast. Mark Baker, Ubuntu Server and Cloud Product Manager at Canonical discusses robots, automation and the future of the server industry

Glenfield selects NaviSite for migration and management of Microsoft Office 365

Type: News       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1073   
Description: Glenfield Business Solutions has selected NaviSite as its managed Microsoft Office 365 provider to help implement the cloud-based business application both internally and to four of its customers. NaviSite was selected due to its leading support services for managed applications and proven track record as a longstanding Microsoft partner of 15 years.

The identity foundation

Type: Feature       Published: 07-2018      Views: 1072   
Description: Following up on a discussion at Infosecurity Europe with Editor, Ray Smyth, Andy Heather, VP and Managing Director, EMEA at Centrify explains how a Secure Key can help to unlock value in cloud projects

The human cloud         

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1070   
Description: It's easy to blame technology when a business goes dark. Matt Kingswood, Head of Managed Services at ITS explains why the human touch is more likely to be the cause

The API security gold rush         

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2018      Views: 1052   
Description: When it comes to securing the API aspect of networks, should security come before functionality? Jason Macy, CTO at Forum Systems explains why this is the only option

Fujitsu introduces the ETERNUS CS200c S4 integrated data protection appliance

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 1050   
Description: The ETERNUS CS200c S4 is a next-generation integrated data protection appliance for physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. An all-in-one solution that’s ready to run out of the box, the appliance helps businesses of all sizes boost their efficiency, ensure business continuity and growth, and support organisations in their preparations for GDPR while reducing complexity and cost.

Druva Reveals 2017 AWS Cloud Data Protection Survey

Type: News       Published: 12-2017      Views: 1043   
Description: Survey respondents describe persisting paradox of perceptions on cost, security and control When adopting the Cloud for data protection

Altaro Office 365 Backup

Type: Review       Published: 11-2019      Views: 1043   
Description: The lack of integral backup and point-in-time restoration facilities for Microsoft Office 365 has left many businesses facing a bewildering range of third-party solutions

CCTV: come on in

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1041   
Description: IoT capability is reinvigorating CCTV systems, making them more useful and better at their given task, But without the correct action they also create a cyber-attack target, as James Wickes, CEO and co-founder of Cloudview explains

Security Product of the Year 2018

Type: Awards       Published: 03-2018      Views: 1036   
Description: WINNER: Rohde and Schwarz CyberSecurity - TrustedGate

Outcome driven networking         

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2017      Views: 1029   
Description: Mike Wood, vice president at VeloCloud explains how SD-WAN not only makes technical sense, but can also become a business enabler and drive business outcome

Digital transformation and adventurous IT         

Type: Feature       Published: 07-2017      Views: 1009   
Description: Organisations are scrambling to catch up with the agile and digitally-native while balancing risk, opportunity and investment. Simon Ratcliffe, Principal Consultant at Ensono explains the vital role of the CIO in plotting an effective path

Network News - Moves, adds and changes         

Type: News       Published: 09-2016      Views: 1001   
Description: A regular look at the stories involving people, companies and solutions

Exponential-e extends engagement with VIRTUS Data Centres

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 989   
Description: Exponential-e, the British cloud and network provider, has renewed and increased its use of VIRTUS’ colocation facilities due to customer demand.

With great data comes…         

Type: Feature       Published: 07-2016      Views: 988   
Description: The Internet of Things promises great data, but it also brings substantial responsibility. Larry Augustin, CEO of SugarCRM considers the way businesses understand and service their consumers

The business manager

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2019      Views: 984   
Description: Much like the network itself network management has fragmented. Kevin J Smith, Senior Vice President at Ivanti explains the importance of unified network operations to the network manager

Ipswitch now offers cloud performance, usage and billing monitoring in WhatsUp Gold

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 972   
Description: Newly released WhatsUp Gold 2018 adds cloud performance, wireless and SaaS Capabilities

Over half of London boroughs are planning to update their outdated IT infrastructure

Type: News       Published: 02-2017      Views: 968   
Description: Increasing need to move from legacy solutions paves the way for consumption-based models.

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: Company News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 964   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Modelling visible security         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2016      Views: 957   
Description: Comprehensive network modelling can improve risk visibility across hybrid networks. Ravid Circus, VP Products at Skybox explains security through visibility

1&1 expands its Cloud Server functionality with preconfigured packages

Type: News       Published: 07-2015      Views: 942   
Description: 1&1 Internet has expanded its 1&1 Cloud Server offering with four new pre-configured packages.

IT-led collaboration

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 935   
Description: Business plans are highly dependent on IT innovation. Joel Dolisy, SVP and CTO/CIO at SolarWinds says that IT must collaborate and communicate - or fail

Predictive analytics and the IT Professional         

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2017      Views: 933   
Description: Automated predictive analytics, designed to extract value from heterogeneous data, is on the way. Dan Somers, CEO of Warwick Analytics explains its possible interaction with IT

The National Theatre deploys Forcepoint technology to protect end-users and critical business data

Type: News       Published: 07-2017      Views: 931   
Description: Forcepoint cloud security enhances process, people and technology readiness to combat ransomware and prepare for GDPR compliance

Major overhaul for British Army’s cloud infrastructure

Type: News       Published: 06-2017      Views: 923   
Description: The British Army has migrated its private cloud environment to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and is using Ansible Tower by Red Hat for automation and orchestration. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ansible Tower by Red Hat, the British Army is able to deliver applications more quickly and efficiently, with less downtime, to better meet the needs of end users.

Object lesson

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2017      Views: 914   
Description: Rising volumes of data need not be the challenge that some predict. Jon Toor, CMO at Cloudian, explains why object storage might be the answer

Security within

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2016      Views: 912   
Description: There has been a lot of talk about cloud security, and there are certainly gaps. Wieland Alge, VP EMEA at Barracuda Networks, explains how to bridge the void between on-premise and cloud protection

UK businesses embrace GDPR compliance, ready to reap the competitive advantage

Type: News       Published: 05-2018      Views: 902   
Description: With only days until the General Data Protection Regulation deadline on May 25th 2018, NetApp research has uncovered an optimistic and data-savvy UK enterprise, with 75% of IT decision makers and CIOs saying the regulation could improve the competitiveness of their businesses.

Peer-to-peer storage

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 896   
Description: Frank Bruegmann, CEO of cloudplan, outlines the transition from centralised cloud file storage to P2P file storage

IoT will be the most critical infrastructure we ever build, says HyperGrid

Type: News       Published: 07-2017      Views: 896   
Description: 1 trillion connected devices and sensors will revolutionise computing, but will require advanced cloud storage and processing

Strategic cloud adoption

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2016      Views: 892   
Description: New Research by Adapt confirms that UK cloud adoption is thriving, but Director of Strategy and Architecture, Kevin Linsell, underlines a distinct lack of strategy

The reality of cloud security         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2017      Views: 892   
Description: Some organisations are still approaching cloud adoption with caution. Chris Hill, Cloud Director at Barracuda Networks, explains how to create a secure cloud deployment

Technology at the Edge: Axis’ top 5 trends to shape 2018

Type: News       Published: 01-2018      Views: 867   
Description: Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis Communications, outlines the technology trends to watch in the year ahead

Network fluidity

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2017      Views: 864   
Description: Digital transformation is a pressing objective. Jonathan Bridges, Head of Cloud at Exponential-e, explains why its future depends on the agile network

Ringing the changes

Type: Case Study       Published: 05-2018      Views: 844   
Description: Comtec brings an injury management firm back to full health with a network upgrade to provide enhanced telephony and essential flexibility

SolarWinds releases its IT Trends Report 2018 report

Type: News       Published: 04-2018      Views: 840   
Description: SolarWinds has released the findings of its annual state-of-the-industry study. The new study reveals the state of today’s IT landscape: IT professionals are continuing to prioritise investments in cloud computing as they grapple with how to leverage the benefits of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. A juxtaposition of the findings with other independent research also suggests a misalignment between the IT investment priorities of the practitioners surveyed and their leaders.

Network Computing Awards 2017 - Network Infrastructure Product Of The Year

Type:       Published: 05-2017      Views: 838   
Description: WINNER: Cradlepoint - NetCloud Platform

Testing the limits of storage networks         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2017      Views: 816   
Description: Revolutionary advances in data storage technology require a considered response when it comes to testing. Tom Fawcett, Vice President and General Manager at Viavi Solutions explores the issues

The Network Computing Masterclass series...         

Type: Masterclass       Published: 11-2017      Views: 815   
Description: ...going beyond technology and product.
This Network Management Masterclass series is in association with Netreo. In this Masterclass they explain how to manage application performance in the hybrid cloud

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust lays foundations for digital transformation with ANS

Type: News       Published: 01-2018      Views: 812   
Description: The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is overhauling its digital operations and priming itself for future growth with the help of a new network solution and fully managed service from ANS Group.

Five ways remote access will impact working practices

Type: Research       Published: 07-2017      Views: 805   
Description: Trends like the Internet of Things, 24/7 business cultures, and evolving technologies mean that the way that we work is changing rapidly, and businesses are increasingly sharing resources and collaborating in order to get ahead. Some are unaware of the role remote access plays within these developments, when it often acts as the backbone.

Buffalo announces TeraStation 3020 NAS for SMEs

Type: News       Published: 09-2019      Views: 795   
Description: Successor to TeraStation 3010 series features upgraded CPU, faster network port, and higher storage options

Connectivity's new clothes?

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2017      Views: 791   
Description: Many have relied on MPLS to serve their operational needs, but is there an alternative? Nick Johnson, CEO at Evolving Networks considers the future of enterprise connectivity

Home Bargains agrees £950,000 managed IT services deal with SySgroup

Type: News       Published: 02-2018      Views: 790   
Description: Managed IT services and cloud hosting provider, SysGroup has announced a three-year managed hosting services contract with one of the UK’s fastest-growing high street discount retailers, Home Bargains.

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: Company News       Published: 05-2018      Views: 788   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Ominous clouds         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2018      Views: 786   
Description: Building the network team into the cloud will improve business outcomes. Steve Brown, Director of Product Marketing at VIAVI Solutions looks at the key findings and takeaways from a recent study

The digital premium         

Type: Case Study       Published: 05-2018      Views: 769   
Description: Digital transformation is underway for most organisations, but it's not optional. Ed Gairdner, COO of not-for-profit cloud platform The Good Exchange explains why collaboration and embracing digital is the key for the third sector

Cloud: planned, documented and refined

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2019      Views: 769   
Description: there's a lot of talk now about money being wasted due to cloud sprawl. Kevin J. Smith, Senior VP at Ivanti illustrates how to tackle the high cost of cloud sprawl

DNS: safety in numbers         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2017      Views: 756   
Description: Network services such as DNS are taken for granted. Carl J. Levine, senior technical evangelist at NS1 sets out the case for taking a proactive stance against DNS outages

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: Company News       Published: 07-2018      Views: 750   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Trust that knows no bounds         

Type: Security Update       Published: 03-2018      Views: 729   
Description: Barry Scott, EMEA CTO at Centrify says that the only way to balance security and agility in IaaS environments is the determined use of Zero Trust

The data centre your organisation needs…         

Type: Preview       Published: 09-2017      Views: 728   
Description: visitors to IP EXPO Europe 2017 will be able to experience a wide range of networking solutions and discuss the hot industry topics with the experts on hand

IoT: transforming insurance services         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2017      Views: 711   
Description: Digital transformation is underway and IoT will play its part. Olena Kaplan, Senior Analyst at Beecham Research explores how IoT will reduce risk and create opportunity for insurers

Schneider Electric expands its Cloud-Based Data Center Infrastructure Management solution

Type: News       Published: 04-2019      Views: 695   
Description: Schneider Electric has introduced EcoStruxure IT Advisor, which harnesses the power of the cloud to deliver a simplified way to deploy data center management accessible anywhere and at any-time.

64 per cent of manufacturers reveal a lack of budget is the main barrier to further IT adoption

Type: News       Published: 08-2018      Views: 653   
Description: Research from InfinityQS highlights costs as the main reason businesses are hesitating to invest in digital transformation.

Smart connectivity by design         

Type: Opinion       Published: 03-2018      Views: 628   
Description: Connectivty requirements are changing before our eyes. Oli Barrington, Managing Director United Kingdom & Ireland at R&M explains how to bear down on the challenge

Network Computing Awards 2017 - Software Product Of The Year

Type: Awards       Published: 05-2017      Views: 626   
Description: WINNER: Extreme Networks - ExtremeCloud

The server threat exposed         

Type: Security Update       Published: 09-2018      Views: 621   
Description: Because of their back office and cloud location, server protection has not received adequate attention. Paul Murray, Product Director at Sophos considers server-specific threats and possible responses

the AI power challenge         

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2018      Views: 619   
Description: Computing power of a suitable type and capacity is an essential first step in starting the AI journey. David hogan, Senior Director Enterprise at NVIDIA explains

Moving recovery to the cloud         

Type: Opinion       Published: 09-2018      Views: 614   
Description: Dave Packer, Vice President of Product and Alliance Marketing at Druva makes the case for moving data management to the cloud to support software-as-a-service applications

Software Product of the Year 2018

Type: Awards       Published: 03-2018      Views: 613   
Description: WINNER: Natterbox - AVS

7 out of 10 businesses moving more to the cloud despite security fears

Type: News       Published: 12-2018      Views: 612   
Description: Equinix has announced the findings of an independent survey of over 1,200 senior IT professionals from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Results show that more than seven in 10 (71%) organisations are likely to move more of their business functions to the cloud in the coming years. 60% of EMEA IT leaders cite proximity to cloud service providers (CSPs) as an integral factor when choosing a data centre in their local market.

Being cloud aware         

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2019      Views: 610   
Description: The IaaS market is very appealing and, mostly, easy to consume, but Raj Bala, Research Director at Gartner thinks that some caution is needed. Here, he sets out a few safeguards to consider

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market         

Type: Company News       Published: 01-2019      Views: 603   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Cloud Telephony Product of the Year 2018

Type: Awards       Published: 03-2018      Views: 578   
Description: WINNER: Natterbox - AVS

Network News - Moves, adds and changes         

Type: Network News       Published: 11-2018      Views: 566   
Description: A regular look at the stories involving people, companies and solutions

Security from the cloud

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2019      Views: 553   
Description: As organisations begin to understand that they must consider, plan, and deliver effective security for their cloud and hybrid IT estate, Danielle Russell, lead product manager at AT&T Cybersecurity offers three important principles to consider

The DevOps network

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2019      Views: 548   
Description: SDN is set to become a strategic element of the DevOps stack. Marlene Spensley, Application Optimisation Practice Lead at Nuvias explores the emerging role of DevOps for managing networks


Type: Awards       Published: 05-2019      Views: 532   
Description: WINNER: Zsah - Gridz

a Perpetual, business-centred IT dialogue         

Type: Comment       Published: 09-2017      Views: 530   
Description: Like any industry, applied IT and its practitioners are inevitably influenced by the hype and trends that surround it

Total encryption

Type: Security Update       Published: 07-2018      Views: 527   
Description: Preventing the loss of data is an important task, but rendering stolen data useless can really improve data protection. Jim Liddle, CEO at Storage Made Easy explains

The true value of data         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2018      Views: 525   
Description: Data volumes are not the only thing that stand in the way of deriving value and advantage from data. Gaurav Dhillon, CEO at SnapLogic explores the challenge faced by organisations as their data volumes grow

What is cloud-native?

Type: News       Published: 03-2019      Views: 514   
Description: Aubrey Stearn, CTO of Digital Accelerator Platform at Nationwide Building Society, talks cloud-native benefits, risks and avoiding vendor lock-in. Meet Aubrey at the inaugural Strategic Cloud Migration Summit on May 14th 2019 in London where she will be discussing Cloud Native: Advantages, Challenges & Learning Points From The Front Line on a panel with Tom Clark, Head of Common Platform at ITV, and Leo Mindel, Founder & Owner of Sotic. Dont miss out on your ticket - register online now

The power of two

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2020      Views: 494   
Description: Is Edge Computing an alternative to Cloud or are they complementary? Martin Blunn, Chief Technology Officer at Solutionize Global explains the merits of both with some use cases

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market

Type: Company News       Published: 05-2019      Views: 493   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Multi-cloud simplicity         

Type: Opinion       Published: 07-2018      Views: 488   
Description: Those experimenting with the cloud are beginning to see why multi-cloud is leading the way in the creation of business-centered cloud strategies, writes Stephan Fabel, Director of Product at Canonical

Market Dynamics: Making Sense of the Market

Type: Company News       Published: 03-2019      Views: 488   
Description: In a regular look at results and key business announcements for suppliers into the Networking and IT market, Network Computing summarises the Editors selections

Knock, knock

Type: Feature       Published: 09-2019      Views: 488   
Description: With testing and monitoring in place, building security around privileged credentials in the cloud is significantly important. Nick Bowman, EMEA Senior Manager at CyberArk shares an insight


Type: Awards       Published: 05-2019      Views: 485   
Description: WINNER: Silver Peak

Network News - Moves, adds and changes

Type: Network News       Published: 01-2019      Views: 473   
Description: A regular look at the stories involving people, companies and solutions

Firewall granularity         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2018      Views: 472   
Description: in-depth firewall defence is being usurped. Lindsay Brechler, Product Manager at FireMon, gives an insight into how to design, test and manage firewalls for the cloud era

R&S Cloud Protector from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

Type: Review       Published: 11-2019      Views: 471   
Description: The case for website and web application protection is well established, but it's time for review


Type: Awards       Published: 05-2019      Views: 469   
Description: WINNER: Mazars/Silver Peak

Always-on resilience         

Type: Opinion       Published: 11-2018      Views: 467   
Description: As networks extend beyond the safe boundaries of a private network, resilience becomes more essential than ever. Zerto Technology Evangelist Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn explains the challenge

Scudding to multi-cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2019      Views: 461   
Description: The benefits of more than one cloud instance in IT architecture are established, but how to evolve cloud technology, less so. Wally MacDermid, VP of Cloud at Scality, details the move from hybrid to multi-cloud

Numbers in the cloud

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2019      Views: 460   
Description: Perhaps due to the fact that unit prices can be such small numbers, the true cost of cloud-based computing can be overlooked. Zak Virdi, UK Managing Director at SoftwareONE considers whether our cloud sums are adding up


Type: Awards       Published: 05-2019      Views: 458   
Description: WINNER: Proficio - Managed SOC


Type: Awards       Published: 05-2019      Views: 455   
Description: WINNER: Kemp Technologies - Metered Licensing

Equinix Expands Collaboration with IBM Cloud

Type: News       Published: 06-2019      Views: 454   
Description: Equinix has announced an expanded collaboration with IBM Cloud to bring private and scalable connectivity to global enterprises at the digital edge via Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric).

Stop: don't drain the swamp         

Type: Comment       Published: 05-2018      Views: 443   
Description: We are quite well adjusted to the continual development of our world and its elements, and even the much higher rate of change that applies where technology is concerned

Configuring the cloud

Type: Feature       Published: 03-2019      Views: 443   
Description: Adding cloud to a hybrid network seems straightforward and with a bit of planning and visibility, it can be. Marina Kidron, Director of Threat Intelligence at Skybox Security explains


Type: Awards       Published: 05-2019      Views: 442   
Description: WINNER: Natterbox - Natterbox

Abrogation of duty

Type: Opinion       Published: 05-2019      Views: 438   
Description: When cloud providers fail to explain how they protect the data they handle, they are in turn damaging the data security of their customers, says Chris Burden, Chief Commercial Officer at Memset

Digital contact

Type: Feature       Published: 01-2019      Views: 435   
Description: Organisations are under pressure to use data to add value, improve the customer experience and boost profitability. Stephen Ball, SVP Europe & Africa at Aspect Software explains how to service the digital customer

Juniper Networks launches SD-WAN as a Service

Type: News       Published: 06-2019      Views: 434   
Description: Juniper Networks has announced a cloud-delivered version of its SD-WAN solution, the most scalable offering on the market today. Junipers Contrail Service Orchestration now gives enterprises a simple way to manage and secure not only the WAN infrastructure, but also branch LAN and Wi-Fi networks typically deployed alongside it.

Crossing the silo

Type: Opinion       Published: 01-2019      Views: 426