The Netherlands has for years attracted datacentre investment and has seen major construction projects. Amsterdam alone has 33 datacentres within a radius of 20km. So when the local authority in Amsterdam and Haarlemmermeer called an immediate halt to datacentre construction, it was a shock.
The retail industry is evolving alongside the emergence of new technologies. In this 15-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how retailers are using AI, the importance of good digital customer experience and how mobiles have transformed the purchasing process.
In this week's Computer Weekly, as the Information Commissioner calls on police forces to slow down the introduction of facial recognition, we examine the issues. We look at what the use of DevOps methods means for storage strategy. And we talk to Microsoft's global cyber security chief. Read the issue now.
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.
The Middle East faces fierce competition for IT professionals with the right skills, so it is so worrying that the region's women are so underrepresented in the IT community. In fact over quarter of businesses in the Middle East have no women in their IT departments, according to Computer Weekly's Salary Survey.