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.
In this issue of CW Middle East, read how the UAE and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company have recognised that things will change as oil and gas resources dwindle. Digital technology, such as artificial intelligence, has been identified as a key driver for future industries.
Industries are feeling the pressure to deliver services quickly and securely. While IT plays a crucial role in meeting those demands, it can be hard to keep up. Automation can help extend the workforce and fill in the gaps. Open this eBook to discover everything you need to know about automation and how to implement it in your organization.
In this issue of CW Europe, find out how researchers in the Netherlands are attempting to help IT systems fight certain cyber attacks in a similar way to the human immune system works. Also find out about the so-called "Klarna academy" in Stockholm, which has created the next set of Nordic fintech entrepreneurs.
Hear from ITSM and IT automation experts as they discuss the impending evolution of ITSM under the pressures of digital transformation – and how technology like AI, machine learning, and process automation will become crucial to a successful IT service strategy.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the difficult choices facing UK IT contractors from the controversial IR35 tax reforms. Social engineering is a major source of cyber security attacks - we look at mitigation strategies. And the IT chief at Mercedes F1 explains what it takes to support a world championship team. Read the issue now.
The European Central Bank has found that banks with the most IT expertise in the boardroom have better control in several IT risk categories, including fewer successful cyber attacks and less downtime of critical IT systems.
German investment banking giant Deutsche Bank is opening a division focused on innovation as part of its plan to digitise all business operations. Read more details in this edition of CW Europe.
Read about Luxembourg's aim to play a larger role in the rapidly growing global financial technology market. Also find out how a Siri-like digital assistant will automate the completion of government service requests in Estonia.