March 2024

 April 2024

TOP NEWS

  • Royal Jersey Laundry goes high tech with RFID
  • Vantage Data Centres enters Ireland with data centre campus
  • West Midlands Combined authority picks Absoft for SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud implementation
  • Foundational technology skills named critical need for enterprise
  • Malware stops Carpetright in its tracks
  • Barracuda Networks: organisations struggle to implement company-wide security policies
  • Secure I.T. Environments completes NHS DC upgrades
  • EveryCloud IT Security and Transmit Security join forces for fraud
  • Sepura scores Ambulance Radio Programme extension

ON THE NETWORK

  • Asset financing – and how to avoid getting stung by unexpected costs from hyperscalers

SECURITY

  • Is API security the weak point in your cyber defence?

FEATURE

  • Securing critical infrastructure

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Sustainable networking: from data centres all the way to the edge

FEATURE II

  • Sustainability – affecting real change for the IT sector

TALKING AI

  • Will today’s networks hold back the progress of artificial intelligence?

CASE STUDIES

  • Scottish Water goes smart on wastewater
  • Critical connectivity enabled for Thames Water

IoT

  • Digital twins don’t give manufacturers the full picture

Q&A

  • Jim Liddle, VP product, Nasuni

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March 2024

March 2024

TOP NEWS

  • 81% of organisations trust AI despite fundamental inefficiencies
  • Boldyn Networks and G.Network to accelerate ‘Smarter London Together’ with new deal
  • CDW to digitally transform Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Celent: NatWest Group automates data for the win
  • UCaaS users to grow, but available market falling
  • Pulsant opens new data hall in Manchester
  • Akamai Technologies: EMEA most at risk from API attacks, commerce industry leads the pack
  • Synti advocates for ‘data first’ in SAP S/4HANA migration
  • 75% of large and medium businesses struck by cyber attack
  • Virgin Media deploys 4G/5G smart poles on existing fibre cabinets

SECURITY

  • Improving cybersecurity in healthcare

ON THE NETWORK

  • Data centres and the future of low carbon heat in the UK

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Accelerating ERP-cloud adoption in the public sector

FEATURE

  • The future of the digital stadium

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Transforming communication across critical sectors

CASE STUDIES

  • Countrywide Healthcare tackles network visibility
  • Riverford Organic Farmers stays fresh

TALKING AI

  • Infrastructure must keep pace

Q&A

  • Paul McHugh, area director UK, Cradlepoint

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February 2024

February 2024

TOP NEWS

  • Digital Futures Programme expansion addresses IT skills shortage
  • 42 Dundee schools to gain full fibre connectivity with Commsworld
  • Mavin delivers prefab DC for Welsh rail testing centre
  • STX Next: human error biggest threat to cybersecurity
  • rSIM: 43% suffer IoT connectivity loss every week
  • BT launches NB-IoT for smart city applications
  • VIRTUS unveils new 75MW DC for Saunderton
  • Keepit opens HQ
  • ICS.AI and Derby City Council expand smart city plans
  • Segro ponders 24 new DCs

ON THE NETWORK

  • UK businesses’ journey towards Net Zero 2050

SECURITY

  • Combatting modern security risks with unified network management

FEATURE

  • Data centres – the outsourcing debate

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Is your IT team ready for new technology?

FEATURE

  • IT professionals skilling up for 2024

IoT

  • IoT is an answer to the increasing in damp and mould complaints, poor social housing conditions, and tenant health and safety concerns

CASE STUDIES

  • Connecting the classroom at Westwoodside school
  • Sheffield Hallam University secures networks

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Evolving critical national infrastructure

Q&A

  • Gordon Cullum, technology director, Axiologik

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January 2024

January 2024

TOP NEWS

  • Scottish FRS gains internet-based VoIP communications system
  • His Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth goes smart with IoT
  • Teledata’s new Manchester data centre to harness waste heat
  • Fortra identifies Phishing as top security risk for next six months
  • Complete Fibre and Raven Housing Trust address digital poverty
  • Lightning Fibre to connect social housing with full fibre internet in East Sussex
  • Average annual cost of cyber-compromise exceeds $5 million
  • DWP appoints Computacenter to update DC facilities
  • Kao Data completes £206 million debt raise via Deutsche Bank

ON THE NETWORK

  • SD-WAN and SASE: matching security with flexibility

SECURITY

  • Current approaches can’t mitigate the AI cybersecurity threat. What can?

FEATURE

  • Networks in an AI world

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Innovation needed: SF6-free switchgear to reduce environmental impact

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Improving ISR missions success rates: the growing role of Change-Bitrate-on-the-Fly technology

CASE STUDIES

  • Digitally transforming East Midlands Railway
  • Northern moves toward intelligent trains

Q&A

  • Craig Smith, technical account manager, Highlight

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Nov/Dec 2023

Nov/Dec 2023

TOP NEWS

  • Renfrewshire Council’s WAN undergoes modernisation
  • Kao Data completes second Harlow DC build, KLON-02
  • IT skills gap lies in AI knowledge
  • Net Zero 2050 - enterprises unready
  • Enterprises increasing ransomware protection post-MOVEit hack
  • Mobile Tornado brings push-to-talk over cellular to new UK markets
  • 42% of businesses to upgrade connectivity
  • Google apps most vulnerable to malware
  • Phishing top attack technique
  • Siemens Gamesa opts for containerised DC at Hull factory

SECURITY

  • The business imperative for ruggedised networking to secure modern industry

ON THE NETWORK

  • Backup blunders are leading to loss of data

FEATURE

  • Is cloud old news?

IoT

  • How local government and the telecoms industry can collectively improve the citizen experience

CASE STUDIES

  • HMCTS modernises with cloud migration
  • Town Legal unifies communications with 24/7 managed services and support

TALKING CRITICAL

  • A call for help - the need for MAIT

Q&A

  • Craig Smith, technical account manager, Highlight

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October 2023

October 2023

TOP NEWS

  • 7 million smart meters to lose connectivity in switch-off
  • AI to transform enterprise
  • Flexible power procurement key
  • JET Connectivity connects offshore wind farm with 5G
  • Robert Dyas goes smart
  • Inter.link joins forces with LINX and Telehouse
  • 90% of successful cyber-attacks achieved via phishing
  • Future spectrum allocation up for discussion across the UK
  • Essex Fire and Rescue unifies communications
  • Neos Networks adds new DCs in London and Manchester

ON THE NETWORK

  • Why hybrid cooling is the future for data centres

SECURITY

  • Now is the time for quantum-proof network security

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • How do we measure sustainability?

FEATURE

  • Roundtable: building a better data centre

FEATURE II

  • Tackling the UK’s urbanisation with smarter cities

IoT

  • Why enterprise must explore IoT when seeking reduced carbon emissions

CASE STUDIES

  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK goes green
  • CarGiant unifies communications across sites

TALKING AI

  • The impact of AI on UC&C

Q&A

  • John Michael, CEO, iStorage

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September 2023

September 2023

TOP NEWS

  • Cannon Hall Farm goes high tech with Virgin Media O2
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Argus utilises LEO satellite for critical communications at sea
  • IoT market heats up, says ABI Research
  • Retail requires urgent data resilience work
  • NHS to miss £1 billion in annual savings without 5G
  • The Very Group migrates to public cloud
  • Healthcare sector’s approach to security lacking
  • UK leads the pack in EMEA’s DDoS attacks

ON THE NETWORK

  • CRaaS is the new tool MSPs need in the accelerating security arms race

SECURITY

  • Staying ahead of cybercriminals – why the utilities sector must mitigate threats from outside and within

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Is it certifiable not to have a certification?

FEATURE

  • Roundtable: the dark net

FEATURE II

  • Modernising critical comms

IoT

  • Why remote care and connected devices are becoming more commonplace in healthcare

CASE STUDIES

  • ICS.AI streamlines communications for Derby City Council
  • Enhancing Barking & Dagenham council enquiries with EBI.AI

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Unlocking tomorrow’s connectivity

Q&A

  • Oliver Ledgard, government and public sector lead, EMEA, Zebra Technologies

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July/August 2023

July/August 2023

TOP NEWS

  • Barings Law doubles caseload by consolidating apps
  • Wifinity targets military bases with Vital WiFi deal
  • Remote businesses to gain from church-enabled OpenRAN
  • Fontygary Leisure Park signs up for gigabit-capable broadband
  • DC Byte: strategic diversification needed
  • Neos Networks to supply CCS NS3 framework
  • Small cells key to future of connected cars
  • Businesses being bombarded with cyber threats
  • Critical communications costs too steep
  • Smart meters a roaring success for National Grid

ON THE NETWORK

  • Overcoming open optical networking’s #1 perceived barrier: increased operational complexity

SECURITY

  • The volume of ransomware attacks is dropping - but it’s no time to get complacent

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Hyperconnected mobility – myth or reality?

FEATURE

  • Connecting the NHS from within

FEATURE II

  • Roundtable: achieving responsible digital transformation

IoT

  • Colocation as the driving force behind IoT innovation

CASE STUDIES

  • Preventative maintenance for Scotland’s waste water plants
  • NB-IoT – solving water leaks from the very first drop

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Saving lives with AI

Q&A

  • Please meet...Robert Allen, director marketing & technical services, Kingston Technology
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June 2023

June 2023

TOP NEWS

  • British Army to benefit from smart bases with new BT MOD WiFi deal
  • Loughborough University DC redesigned from ground up
  • UK-Singapore Cyber Dialogue to strengthen collaboration
  • Data teams are overextended
  • Email impersonations comprise 99% of threats
  • Productivity stunted by unreliable technology
  • Edinburgh Council selects Jadu Central Gateway for secure remote access to intranet
  • GOSH’s new Mind Palace supports clinical care
  • Government targets cyber talent shortage, sees 3,600 applicants

ON THE NETWORK

  • Drilling for data

SECURITY

  • Deception technologies offer enhanced threat hunting capability

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Edge vs cloud? Don’t believe it – they both need secure remote access

FEATURE

  • Roundtable: Are all colocation data centres created equal?

FEATURE II

  • Modern network optimisation

IoT

  • IoT and the road to long-term water security

CASE STUDIES

  • Enhancing IT efficiency for Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Providing critical infrastructure for Ireland’s education sector

TALKING CRITICAL

  • The radio emissions problem and how to solve it

Q&A

  • Please meet...Mark Yeeles, VP UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric

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May 2023

May 2023

TOP NEWS

  • Largest temporary private 5G SA network deployed for Coronation
  • NetApp provides data pipeline boost for Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team
  • Euronics to gain IoT cloud platform for automation at more than 50 shops
  • Daisy delivers SD-WAN and cloud UC for A.S. Watson
  • Connectivity: 79% agree rural areas are being left behind
  • Costa Coffee selects GEP for digital transformation
  • 50% of organisations were spear-phishing victims in 2022 - criminals continue to utilise targeted email attacks
  • Home Office launches tender for ESN project
  • Birmingham eyes digital twins
  • London police gain body-worn cameras to maximise productivity

ON THE NETWORK

  • Nine projects that prove web scraping is revolutionising data use

SECURITY

  • Securing remote devices means taking a zero trust approach from the start

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • What else can be done to make data centres more sustainable?

FEATURE

  • Solving the legacy storage trap

FEATURE II

  • Debating the modern network

IoT

  • IoT security solutions for enterprises

CASE STUDIES

  • Scottish FRS moves to SD-WAN for future-proof services
  • Upgrading legacy systems for Avon FRS

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Communication fit for a King

Q&A

  • Please meet...Ross Slogrove, UK & Ireland country manager, Ringover

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April 2023

April 2023

TOP NEWS

  • Birmingham to gain small cells on lampposts in six weeks
  • ManageEngine opens first UK data centres brings total to 16
  • CIF: 14% of businesses are using cloud to develop AI strategy
  • 50% of organisations struck by ransomware in 2022
  • IX Birmingham: first internet exchange in the West Midlands courtesy of Proximity Data Centres
  • Asda adopts RCS for business messaging
  • Digital Sandwich revolutionises digital agri-food supply chain with IoT
  • Currys picks LTIMindtree for digital transformation
  • Keysight achieves first 6G speeds >100Gbps in the UK

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • Growth companies need expert insight to harness the full potential of the cloud

SECURITY

  • Waking up from multifactor authentication fatigue

ON THE NETWORK

  • Shadow IT’s clue to hybrid employee engagement

FEATURE

  • ChatGTP – friend or foe?

CASE STUDIES

  • AI/ML cools Telehouse North DC
  • CFD enables smarter DC cooling

TALKING CRITICAL

  • ‘Unbreakable connectivity’ pilots begin

Q&A

  • Please meet...Richard Massey, vice president sales EMEA, Arcserve
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March 2023

March 2023

TOP NEWS

  • 44% of hospital trusts not ready for PSTN switch off
  • HS1 gains upgraded communications systems
  • Maintel to update NHS telephony system for hybrid work environment
  • Cognizant to deliver digital transformation for VWG Ireland
  • Gigaclear selects Aiimi Insight Engine for privacy
  • 27% of decision-makers confused about cloud provider responsibilities
  • Blue Tahiti relocates to Proximity’s Bristol Edge 9 DC
  • Virgin Media O2 upgrades to 4G and 5G RAN
  • Oxfordshire gains gigabit capable full fibre broadband

ON THE NETWORK

  • Building a solid DC business continuity strategy

SECURITY

  • Endpoint backup – essential for modern enterprise

VIEW FROM THE TOP

  • What would energy blackouts mean for cybersecurity?

FEATURE

  • The evolution of SD-WAN for enterprise applications

FEATURE

  • AI for networking – the time is now

CASE STUDIES

  • Halton Housing future proofs with IoT
  • IoT: Stirling Council enhances social housing

IoT

  • Making food storage smarter and safer with IoT

TALKING CRITICAL

  • Collaboration happens at the speed of trust

Q&A

  • Please meet...Martin Saunders, product director, Highlight
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