Tags: Technology

TechX get BP as strategic partner

UPDATED: See below TechX, a new technology accelerator and incubator aimed at the oil and gas market has launched. It has £600,000 around £100 million to spend across three key programmes; Pioneers, Market Entry and Ventures. TechX has also secured the support of BP Ventures who will double the amount of money available to start-ups…

John Petrie on the challenge of being a CISO

John Petrie is the Global CISO of NTT Security. On a recent trip to London to meet with all the CISO’s across the NTT group of companies, Petrie sat down with Enterprise Times to talk about the challenges of the role. Petrie faces some unique challenges. NTT Security is just one year old and is…

IBM and Sony create new tape storage record

Tape is the storage media that refuses to die. Most storage vendors got out of the tape market years ago citing speed, capacity and storage problems as their reason. They then moved into much more expensive multi-tier disk-based systems. Despite this, tape storage still persists in environments where long term storage is required. It also continues…

The end is nigh for Flash but what can we learn from its life and death?

Adobe has announced that it will end support for Flash on 31 December 2020. While this announcement may have been inevitable, it is worth taking a moment to mourn the passing of a technology that was integral to the growth of the World Wide Web. However Flash may have come to be viewed, there was a time…

Evan Goldberg gets passionate about NetSuite and Cancer research

After the acquisition of NetSuite by Oracle there were questions about whether Evan Goldberg, founder and CTO would leave NetSuite. As time has past this now seems extremely unlikely. Enterprise Times talked to Goldberg after he had delivered his technical keynote on stage at SuiteWorld 17. Hosting the event it was clear that the access…

Businesses beginning to panic over GDPR

Information management vendor Veritas has published the results of a survey it commissioned around GDPR. The survey, which was conducted by Vanson Bourne, is a damning indictment of how unprepared businesses are less than a year away from GDPR going live. Some companies are so unprepared they fear any breach could put them out of…

Defence spending cuts hit BT R&D priorities

Adastral Park in Suffolk is home to BT’s brains trust. The site is home to 3,000 BT staff and 700 partners. It also houses Innovation Martlesham, a high-tech cluster where 96 companies, including start-ups, are housed. The “brains trust” claim sits well with staff at Adastral Park. The bulk of BT’s £2.6 billion in research…

Xero discusses the State of Accounts

Xero, the cloud-based accounting software company has released its latest research entitled: “Xero State of Accounts”. It is the result of talking to over 1,000 accountants and businesses. The report asked them about recent technology changes and the future of accounting. It threw up a number of interesting responses which will raise eyebrows among the…

What does BREXIT mean for tech companies?

A few days after Britain voted for BREXIT, we are all coming to terms with the shock result. So what does BREXIT really mean for technology companies? The UK’s tech sector was in favour of remaining in the European Union for good reason. The greatest concern is the ability for tech companies to hire talent…