Infrastructure

What is SSID?
wireless router
broadband

What is SSID?

We look at what SSID is and how it is used to connect devices to the internet
26 Jul 2021
Hybrid backup for business
An illustration of a man sitting at a desk using a computer, with his local files being backed up to a server and the cloud
backup

Hybrid backup for business

Flexible working is here to stay, and backing up has never been more important
26 Jul 2021
5G FWA could 'halve the cost' of rural full-fibre rollout
Aerial view video of telecommunication tower in the countryside farming fields with 4G, 5G cellular network antennas.
5G

5G FWA could 'halve the cost' of rural full-fibre rollout

Three and CCS Insight are calling on the government to reconsider its reliance on fibre technology
26 Jul 2021
Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS
A photograph of the Qnap TS-873A
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TS-873A review: A supremely versatile business NAS

Great performance and a choice of operating systems make this an excellent appliance
26 Jul 2021
What is LTE?
LTE technology
Network & Internet

What is LTE?

A guide to the standard that helped launch the 4G revolution
23 Jul 2021
Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm
Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm
Network & Internet

Podcast transcript: The teenager who started a networking firm

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
23 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm
The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm
Network & Internet

The IT Pro Podcast: The teenager who started a networking firm

We speak to a young entrepreneur who decided to go it alone
23 Jul 2021
Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS
A photograph of the Synology DVA3221
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DVA3221 review: Much more than a NAS

This surveillance solution is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools
22 Jul 2021
What is a Bluetooth mesh network?
An office with an IoT device
Internet of Things (IoT)

What is a Bluetooth mesh network?

How Bluetooth enabled IoT devices are creating automated working environments with seamless integration
22 Jul 2021
What is latency?
Beams of light
Network & Internet

What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it
21 Jul 2021
AWS makes Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes generally available
AWS advertisement close up in underground transit platform in NYC Subway Station,
Server & storage

AWS makes Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes generally available

New volumes promise ultra-low latency and 99.999% durability
20 Jul 2021
DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service
DuckDuckGo app on a smartphone
email providers

DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service

The private search company will mask user addresses and remove email trackers
20 Jul 2021
Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware
Woman purchasing ticket from Northern Railway's self-service vending machine
ransomware

Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware

The incident comes just two months after the rail operator invested £17 million in 621 new self-service machines
20 Jul 2021
Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire
An Ocado van out for delivery
automation

Ocado bot collision causes warehouse fire

Around 800 workers evacuated as firefighters worked throughout the night to tackle the blaze
19 Jul 2021
Cloudflare flaw could have led to series of supply-chain attacks
A hacker in a darkened room with digital maps and computer equipment
vulnerability

Cloudflare flaw could have led to series of supply-chain attacks

Hackers were able to exploit a path traversal vulnerability to compromise CDNJS and target thousands of sites
19 Jul 2021
Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud review: Nutanix in a jiffy
Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud
Server & storage

Fujitsu Primeflex for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud review: Nutanix in a jiffy

Fujitsu does all the HCI deployment so you don’t have to
19 Jul 2021
Tech groups back nearly $1 trillion in infrastructure spending
The Capitol building in Washington, DC
Infrastructure

Tech groups back nearly $1 trillion in infrastructure spending

Letter urges Congress to agree on $974 billion investment
16 Jul 2021
Ericsson and Verizon reach multi-year agreement on 5G
5G graphic
5G

Ericsson and Verizon reach multi-year agreement on 5G

New deal will help Verizon strengthen and expand its 5G ultra-wideband network
16 Jul 2021
SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware
VPN log in screen displayed on a computer screen
virtual private network (VPN)

SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware

Current and legacy secure VPN appliances under attack now
16 Jul 2021
What is a GPU?
A GPU model against a black background
Hardware

What is a GPU?

GPUs aren't just good for gaming - they have business applications too
16 Jul 2021
Openreach successfully trials next-gen '25G PON' fibre tech
A colourfully-lit highway, which represents networking
Network & Internet

Openreach successfully trials next-gen '25G PON' fibre tech

Isolated trials by Openreach and Nokia more than double existing maximum data transfer rates
16 Jul 2021
IoT attacks have increased by 200% in two years
Graphic representation of IoT devices in businesses
Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT attacks have increased by 200% in two years

Audio-visual and home automation devices are most at risk, says Zscaler report
15 Jul 2021
Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions
A green plant shoots up from soil which is placed on a circuit board
cloud computing

Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions

The company said that the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability will allow organisations to meet carbon reduction and sustainability goals
14 Jul 2021