LONDON (dpa-AFX) - Der britische Telekom-Konzern BT hat sich die Nato als Kunden geangelt. Das Unternehmen soll für das transatlantische Verteidigungsbündnis ein Kommunikations-Netzwerk einrichten, das mehr als 70 Standorte in den Nato-Mitgliedsländern und auf dem Balkan verbindet. Der auf fünf Jahre ausgelegte Vertrag hat ein Volumen von 47 Millionen Euro, wie BT am Donnerstag mitteilte. Dabei sollen auch bestehende Nato-Netze auf Dienste von BT umgestellt werden, hieß es. Der Konzern werde zudem die Ausrüstung für das stark gesicherte Netz liefern./so/DP/kja …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. The UK's corporate governance regulator will be able to publicly name any company it investigates that restates its annual report whether for "corrective or clarificatory" reasons under changes announced on Wednesday in a move that boosts the regulator's powers.
Premium-Inhalt. While Metro apps for both and have been recently announced, users are getting a chance to actually use the Metro app for IE10 in the . Providing a full-screen browsing window and touch friendly controls, the desktop experience feels like using browsers on smartphones and tablets, even on a desktop or laptop, though less intuitive when using a mouse.
Premium-Inhalt. CIOs who've been hard-pressed to make convincing business cases for increasing their training budgets may now have the data they need. Results of a recent survey conducted by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) show the impact of IT skills shortages on organizations' profitability, productivity, innovation, speed to market, security and customer service.
Premium-Inhalt. To paraphrase Huey Lewis, Apple products are a bit like the power of love: You don't need money, don't take fame--you just need a credit card to ride this train. Meanwhile, Canadians get on speaking terms with Siri and a centuries old publication bids adieu to the physical realm. The remainders for Wednesday, March 14, 2012 are strong and sudden and, yes, cruel sometimes--but they might just save your life.
Premium-Inhalt. Joshua McKenty, co-founder and chief executive officer of Piston Cloud, what he calls The Enterprise OpenStack Company, was in on the ground floor of OpenStack's creation, working as he was on the Anso Labs team at NASA to build a compute cloud on top of open source platform Eucalyptus. The team eventually gave up on that and wrote Nova, which NASA uses today to power its Nebula Cloud environment, and Nova was ultimately contributed to the OpenStack project, which it formed with Rackspace. McKenty left NASA after Anso was acquired by Rackspace in 2010, and formed Piston Cloud in 2011 with co-founders Gretchen Curtis (also of NASA) and Christopher MacGown of Rackspace. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently caught up with McKenty for a deep dive on why OpenStack matters and where Piston Cloud fits in.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has lowered the prices of some editions of the Office 365 cloud collaboration and communication suite, which was launched about eight months ago and competes directly with Google Apps and other similar products.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite the availability of various electronic media, companies in Asia still find face-to-face networking as the best way to win new businesses. This was the conclusion from a market research conducted by Hong Kong-based Regus.
Premium-Inhalt. Google is planning major changes to its search engine that will make it easier and faster for users to get the information they need.
Premium-Inhalt. Knowing exactly how much and what type of a company needs is one of the more challenging aspects of deploying a cloud strategy, and are getting it wrong, according to experts.
Premium-Inhalt. The new iPad's display screen has the normally-reserved teardown specialists at iFixit gushing.
Premium-Inhalt. Macworld has put the third-generation iPad through its paces over the past few days and now you can find out what we think of it in our .
Premium-Inhalt. The third-generation iPad finds itself at the tender mercies of iFixit, baseball players can't wait to trade in for their new iPads, and the British are coming, the British are coming (to dinner). The remainders for Thursday, March 15, 2012 are so hungry they could eat a house.
Premium-Inhalt. Maybe you're not one of the millions of folks who already owns an iPad. And maybe you're ready to do something about it. Apple's added an extra wrinkle for you to consider: Which generation iPad should you buy?
Premium-Inhalt. If you're just itching to , Walmart may be the place to be when the clock strikes midnight. The retail giant announced on Thursday that it will begin selling the new iPad at 12:01 a.m. local time on March 16--tonight. This is a full eight hours before the new iPad goes on sale at Apple retail stores and other resellers.
Premium-Inhalt. Throngs of tech enthusiasts, hoping to buy a on the first day of its release, will likely endure . And after unboxing the object of their desire, they'll immediately seek out apps that exploit the tablet's dazzling Retina display, which has a resolution of 2048 by 1536 pixels.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's generic name for its new iPad -- that's the name, "the new iPad" -- got the thumbs down in a just-concluded poll of more than 1,100 Internet users.
Premium-Inhalt. As Apple's [AAPL] latest goes on sale in the U.S. and nine more countries at 8 a.m. Friday (), it seems some of the biggest U.S. corporations will be joining consumers to get hold of some. Indeed, the most recent reveals 18.48 % of businesses intend on purchasing an Apple tablet in the current quarter.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's is out of stock online, and so the only way to is to brave the iLines. This means waking up early, praying for good weather, and huddling with strangers for a few hours--all so you can have the latest gadget before everyone else.
Premium-Inhalt. A fake YouTube site purporting to show videos supporting the opposition in Syria has been taken down after it tried to infect visitors with malicious software, according to digital watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
Premium-Inhalt. LightSquared suffered another blow to its hoped-for wholesale 4G mobile business on Wednesday as budget carrier Cricket announced it will use Clearwire to flesh out a planned LTE service.
Premium-Inhalt. Applying open source methodology to disease research could speed up the process of drug discovery, according to researchers at the University of Sydney.
Premium-Inhalt. Standards Australia has released for public comment a draft joint Australia-New Zealand standard for processing electrical and electronic waste.
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Premium-Inhalt. Hong Kong workers struggle to achieve a work-life balance, said recruitment and HR service firm that recently released its Randstad Workmonitor Report for Q1 2012.
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Premium-Inhalt. Recruitment consultancy Robert Walters released Monday (March 12, 2012) key findings from its Asia Job Index for Q4 2011, the latest in the quarterly report, which tracks advertisement volumes for professional openings across major job boards and national newspapers in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.
Premium-Inhalt. Business leaders increasingly feel the government is anti-business and is interfering too much in company matters with the issue of executive pay acting as a "lighting rod", according to a new study published on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever found yourself working on a new laptop and constantly hitting the wrong key by mistake? Perhaps the Ctrl key has another key next to it, or maybe the Backspace key is too narrow. KeyTweak is a free utility that lets you remap almost any key on your keyboard so that hitting it would produce a different keystroke (the "right one").
Premium-Inhalt. The chief financial officer role is the main route to the boardroom for women, the author of the told CFO World.
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Premium-Inhalt. Prime Minister John Key told a business audience today that he is "shocked" by the state of many government IT systems.
Premium-Inhalt. The legal, business and political implications of the Megaupload case were examined at a breakfast panel discussion held by the New Zealand Computer Society in Auckland recently.
Premium-Inhalt. The is exploring the concept of an industry cloud platform with several parties, said government CIO Daniel Lai during a recent interview with .
Premium-Inhalt. A Hong Kong-based Chinese-language weekly magazine PC Market (PCM) said Thursday Apple canceled a confirmed interview because of a review on the new iPad published on Mar 12.
Premium-Inhalt. If the Kinect has taught us anything, it's that gesture control is good for more than gaming. While gesture-based control systems still have a lot of growing up to do, researchers over at MIT have found a way to .