Streaming Top Trumps
Akamai figures show that the inauguration of President Donald Trump broke all live video streaming records in terms of the rate of data transmission in Terabytes per second (tbps).
Cloud Contracts One Third Of Outsourcing
Information Services Group (ISG) figures show that in 2016, traditional outsourcing contracts were replaced by cloud-based services to the point where spending on cloud based contracts increased by 33% compared to 2015. Fall and Rise
The ISG figures show that at the same time, cloud-based spending rose by such a huge amount, spending on traditional outsourcing dipped to its lowest level since 2009. In the UK, traditional outsourcing spending fell 10% with the number of contract awards declining by a third.
Robots Get Rights As ‘Robot People’
The EU has voted to give a Bill of Rights to robots that will give them "electronic personhood" status in the eyes of the Law in anticipation of a new kind of industrial robot revolution.
Rural Broadband and 5G On Course
The UK government’s post-Brexit strategy green paper ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ shows that its previous commitments to more funding for rural broadband and rolling-out and 5G mobile networks is still on the cards.
Windows 10 Improvements From Insider Preview Build 15002
With many businesses now having upgraded to Windows 10, it’s useful to know which of the latest features the O/S can offer that can help you to work smarter, save time, and get better results.
Extended Windows 10 Free Upgrade
Small- and mid-sized businesses who didn’t take up the earlier offer to get a free Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade are how being given another opportunity to do so.
PC Sales Falling
Figures from Gartner and IDC show that, apart from the 3 big vendors, sales of PCs fell in 2016, with technology improvements and innovations proving to be not strong enough motivators to stop the downward trend.
Tech Tip : Set Up Enterprise-Grade Security PC Login
If you want to set up a highly secure and personal way to log in to your Windows 10 PC, Windows Hello now enables you to use just a look or a touch of your fingerprint instead of typing a password. It can also be set up for multiple profiles on the same computer.
IT Recruitment Challenges in 2017
The word from recruitment specialists to employers is that challenges in IT recruitment for 2017 will include a ‘High-Demand, Low Supply’ hiring landscape, and the need to adapt to the needs and expectations of millennials and Generation Z.