Virtual Private LAN Service is evolving into the next "in" technology. AT&T defines it as any-to-any Ethernet that can be either metro or long haul. VPLS allows enterprises to scale bandwidth and is a good fit for customers who require meshed connectivity and want to control and manage routing.
Most of Iceland's cheap, sustainable energy is used by aluminium smelters, but the country's Landsvirkjun power company is now promoting other uses for it, including high-performance computing. Also read in this issue how IoT collaboration in Norway is reaching beyond industries such as mining and shipping to include fish farming.
Inside this report, read more about the findings from the 2022 TechTarget/Computer Weekly's IT priorities study, as well as insights on how ASEAN enterprises are directing their IT investments and what are the main observations and trends for ASEAN in 2022.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the Chancellor of the Exchequer about his plans to support innovation and growth in the UK tech sector. Composable IT is the latest trend in building software to support business change. And Halfords built its own service management software – and now is selling it to other retailers. Read the issue now.
Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam is one of Europe’s main access points, so you might be surprised to read that IT systems such as those controlling the Dutch borders are rarely tested. In this issue, read about a critical report from the Dutch Court of Audit.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to Merlin Entertainments – operator of Legoland and Alton Towers – about how digital saved the company when Covid shut its theme parks. We find out how data analytics can help to track greenhouse gas emissions. And Southern Water explains how data supports vulnerable customers. Read the issue now.
Faced with international sanctions and the departure of many global IT suppliers from Russia, companies there are seeking alternative, and sometimes illegal, routes to access IT products. Also read how new requirements are driving scientists and engineers in Europe back to the lab to start developing 6G technology.
Jump into this E-Guide to learn how AIOps – the collective term for AI-infused IT automation technology – can impact IT operations from the ground up, and what developments took place over the course of 2019.