Big Blue to open new London datacentre as part of its $1.2bn investment in its SoftLayer cloud services worldwide.
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Taxi drivers in London, Paris and other European capitals plan to bring chaos to the streets in protest against unlicensed mobile car-hailing services such as Uber that have shaken up the industry.
London 'innovation lab' aims to accelerate development of software for the financial services industry.
IT services and outsourcing giant Infosys will be the first Indian organization to list on the NYSE Euronext London and Paris markets.
Indian IT services company will pay US$200 million to acquire risk and compliance services provider, Digital Risk, in a bid to boost its presence in the financial services industry.
Fax services remain highly valuable for sectors such as shipping, retail and F&B as it facilitates order processing and regulatory compliance better than Web-based communications such as e-mail, state observers.
BT is likely to enjoy lighter controls on the amount it can charge for its leased lines in London, under proposals revealed by Ofcom on Monday.Leased lines offer high-end fibre connectivity as a retail product for business customers, and also as a wholesale product for smaller telcos that resell fixed and mobile broadband services.
UK cloud services provider Six Degrees Group acquires Datahop, giving it a high-speed fiberoptic network connecting datacenters in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris.
The London-based hosting company has introduced two services to its cloud for small businesses that want to provision servers or host simple websites, going up against Amazon with bundled support
Amazon Web Services has extended the amount of time people can store backups of their relational database service virtual machines.The extension, which takes the maximum backup retention period to 35 days from eight, has been done to help customers that need to retain at least a month's worth of backups for compliance, Amazon announced in a blog post on Tuesday.
UK Broadband has switched on 4G services in Southwark, aiming to become the first company to sell the super-fast connectivity to homes and businesses when it opens its doors in May
Regulatory compliance will have a major influence on the spread of cloud services to medical providers.
Amazon Web Services has brought its Direct Connect technology to the UK, which allows customers to establish a dedicated network connection between their datacentre and the local Amazon Web Services facility.The announcement, made on Wednesday, means UK customers can connect to Amazon Web Services' EU West (Ireland) region via the Telecity Sovereign House datacentre in London at guaranteed port speeds of 1Gbps or 10Gbps.
Broadband services across the UK were disrupted on Friday morning due to problems with BT's Openreach exchange in Stepney Green in London with multiple BT-based ISPs affected
At launch, Oracle's Public Cloud services will be run from a single datacentre in Texas, potentially causing compliance concerns in the short term from customers outside the US
The UK capital is considering applying for a licence to operate a new top-level domain (TLD), .London, in order to promote the city and deliver more effective public services.
Regulated industries often have a difficult time adopting social media beyond simple outbound marketing. Fortunately, engaging with the marketplace and getting into the more interesting and valuable scenarios, such as Social CRM, is getting easier as solutions and frameworks for dealing with the legal and compliance issues emerge. I examine the recent discussions from a major financial services conference and summarize potential solutions.
I am back in the London, hammering out beautifully crafted HTML and CSS for freelance cash at a glossy, high-end agency. Vaingloriously glamorous though freelance contract work is, ultimately it is not sustainable unless you live in the lunny bin or near a railway station with direct links.
Reports on Twitter and directly to ZDNet UK say that Telecity Meridian Gate, a core internet point of presence, peering node and colocation service in London, has been down on Wednesday due to a power outage."Telecity Meridian Gate Power Outage 09:13 to 09:40 affected backup Gateways and failover/redundant Hosted services only," said VoIP provider Orbtalk on Twitter.
The 19-year-old arrested on Tuesday by London police has been formally charged with launching denial of services attacks.
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