Infosys signs deal with IBM to use Bluemix Dedicated for next generation of applications

Infosys announces IBM Bluemix lab 

Infosys has announced it is to collaborate with IBM to use IBM Bluemix to create the next generation of apps for its customer base. The deal involves the creation of an innovation...
CBI calls for Innovation Investment

CBI wants innovation spending priority

The CBI has called on the UK Government to prioritise innovation and science funding in the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review (CBR). The call comes after new research showed that the UK Government...
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SoftLayer customers get VMware option

IBM SoftLayer has announced at a major change to the way it works with VMware, solving a gap in its customer options. The deal is aimed at existing enterprise VMware clients who...
Oracle wins $50m damages from Rimini Street

Can Rimini Street bounce back?

*****UPDATED with additional Rimini Street statement***** It was a court case 5 years in the making as Oracle finally won $50m in damages from Rimini Street and Seth Ravin. Oracle went after Rimini...
Logentries acquired by Rapid7 to extend its security intelligence offering

Rapid7 adds real-time machine data

Rapid7 has acquired Logentries to add real-time log management and analytics to its security solution. This move continues the trend among security vendors to acquire new capabilities to build out their platforms....
Adobe adds eSign to Adobe Document Cloud

Adobe DC gets digital signatures

Adobe has made two Adobe Document Cloud announcements. The first is the inclusion of digital signatures technology and the second is a deal with Dropbox to streamline workflow and adding digital...
Salesforce Ventures offers $100 million for European startups (Image credit: Freeimages.com/Judson Vance

Salesforce Ventures offers $100m in Europe

Salesforce Ventures has announced a $100 million pot of money that will be made available to European Startups. Salesforce ventures is the venture capital arm of Salesforce, the cloud based customer...
Deloitte to deliver strategy with Tableau Software (Image CRedit Freeimages.com/Fran Priestley)

Deloitte to deliver strategy with Tableau

Tableau Software has announced that it has signed an alliance with Deloitte Consulting in a deal that moves Deloitte firmly from Customer to partner.  Deloitte have been using Tableau analytics software...
Equinix Enterprise of the Future

What is the Enterprise of the Future?

Equinix publishes its latest research focusing on the Enterprise of the Future which focuses on how interconnected a company is. The research looked at 1,000 senior IT roles spread over 14 countries....
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Does Blue Coat have a blue ocean?

Blue Coat has announced an expansion to its ETM (Encrypted Traffic Management) partnership program with the addition of seven new companies to its ecosystem. eSentire, Gigamon, LogRhythm, ManagedMethods, Symantec, TopSpin Security and...

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Linking spreadsheets in Excel 19

A while ago I wrote a tip on how to consolidate two or more spreadsheets together. It occurred to me that maybe some of...
LogChain

LogChain completes international blockchain shipment

LogChain has completed, as part of its pilot program, a full cycle international blockchain-backed maritime shipment. This executed on its end-to-end, digital and tamper-proof...
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SWIFT’s ‘gpi Link’ meets Corda DLT for trade ecosystems

Back in January (2019) SWIFT added a proof of concept (PoC) to trial a new gateway - the 'gpi Link' - with R3's Corda....
Casting Aluminium at Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest aluminium producers in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has forced the company...

Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) deploys IBM-developed blockchain

The French National Council of Clerks (NCC) and IBM have developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts' commercial...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three...
2nd Watch selects RiverMeadow for cloud migration

RiverMeadow helps 2nd Watch migrate to the cloud

2nd Watch is to use RiverMeadow to help migrate client data and apps to the cloud. This deal sees 2nd Watch take advantage of...
Tide Protocol

Tide launches blockchain-based data marketplace 

Tide is a non-profit foundation with a blockchain protocol which seeks to address costly GDPR compliance, compensation and data accuracy issues. Its objective is...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
Certik

CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
EQT completes acquisition of SUSE

EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...