UK cloud consultancy Rebura acquired by global tech distributor Westcon-Comstor

Cloud consultancy Rebura, which specialises in supporting AWS cloud migrations and modernisations across the UK, Nordics and central Europe, has been acquired by global technology distributor Westcon-Comstor.

Founded in 2017, London-based Rebura supports companies of all sizes as they build and optimise their apps and workloads on AWS, increasing productivity, scalability, cost efficiency and security.

A qualified and fully accredited AWS advanced service partner and...

2023 State of Tech in Biopharma report reveals tech strategies in era of data and AI 

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Benchling has launched its inaugural 2023 State of Tech in Biopharma report, which has shed light on the obstacles that biopharma encounter when striving to fully implement and embrace these technologies. 

The report surveyed 300 R&D and IT experts from biopharma companies large and small to do a first-ever investigation into biopharma’s use of an enabling tech stack — consisting of robotics and automation, connected instruments, R&D data platforms, cloud-based...

Friction between finance and tech leaders prevents companies from controlling cloud spend

Vertice, an optimisation platform for SaaS and cloud spend, has unveiled the results of its global survey, 'The State of Cloud Cost Optimisation', which reveals that organisations are being held back from controlling their cloud spending and gaining ROI because of a lack of alignment between finance and tech leaders.

Amidst cloud costs rising by an average of 35% year on year, Vertice surveyed 600 senior finance and tech leaders in the US and UK and found that cutting cloud...

IT and security pros face increased workload due to hybrid/virtual work adoption

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Ivanti, the provider of the Ivanti Neurons automation platform that discovers, manages, secures, and services IT assets from cloud to edge, has announced the results of its 2023 Report: Elevating the Future of Everywhere Work.

Ivanti collaborated with ‘Future of Work’ experts and surveyed 8,400 office workers, IT professionals and C-level executives across the globe to understand attitudes, expectations and challenges facing future-looking organisations and their employees....

Cudo Compute launches a fairer distributed cloud platform

Cudo Compute is revolutionising the cloud industry by providing a democratic and sustainable alternative to the centralised cloud.

Why it matters: The cloud industry is growing rapidly as innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), scientific computing, and VR/AR tech continue to develop.

But the public cloud, as it exists today, is primarily owned by just three companies. This highly centralised cloud model faces several issues:

Disruptive outages can take down...

British Army chooses Hadean to build cloud distributed simulation Pathfinder

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Deep tech start-up Hadean has been awarded a contract to help build and scale a cloud distributed simulation demonstrator for the British Army.

This Pathfinder agreement marks Hadean's first direct commitment with military end-users and sets the scene for the wider introduction and application of cloud-based computing in the MOD's Defence Synthetic Environment Platform (DSEP), and Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP).

Harnessing Hadean's Web 3.0...

5 things to know about VMware Workspace ONE

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VMware Workspace ONE integrates unified endpoint management, application management and access control into a single platform. And, with integrated intelligence, it enables IT to deliver a digital workspace without sacrificing security and control.

If you’re new to VMware Workspace ONE, this article will get you up to speed on the top five things you should know.

1. Simplified administration structure

The fact that VMware Workspace ONE offers simplified...

What is VMware Workspace ONE, and why should you give it a go?

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With remote working and the proliferation of business devices and apps, application delivery, and device and identity management has never been more complex.

In the mobile cloud era, employees, devices, applications and data increasingly live beyond the physical walls of the workplace, the datacentre or the network.

Due to this, digital enterprises can often struggle to deliver a unified digital workspace due to disjointed technology and teams.

This is where...

Microsoft to acquire Metaswitch Networks, ramping up Azure 5G push

Microsoft is to acquire Metaswitch Networks, a provider of virtualised network software, as the company's strategy towards binding cloud and communications continues.

The rationale is straightforward: leading cloud vendors are looking to enable telecom operators in deploying and maintaining 5G networks more efficiently. Technologies such as those which Metaswitch builds will be invested into Azure to provide its infrastructure with 'specialised software required to run virtualised...

Enabling a more holistic approach to SD-WAN adoption: A guide

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has been all the rage for a number of years. We’ve all heard about the benefits: Optimising transport cost with Internet connectivity instead of MPLS. Application visibility. Simplified network management. To be sure, they are real. According to Gartner, by the end of 2019, more than 50% of new managed WAN deployments incorporated SD-WAN and IDC expect that 80% of enterprises will define their SD-WAN strategy within the next 24...