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.
In this infographic, we take a look at the impact of the pandemic on IT purchasing in the UKI region and analyse the best marketing and sales approaches for prospect outreach on the new 'digital' normal.
It's not just the countries of the Middle East that have a plan when it comes to digital transformation. Private businesses are also overhauling their systems. One such company is the automotive division of Saudi Arabia's Abdul Latif Jameel Company (ALJC), which has completed one of the biggest SAP projects ever undertaken in the auto sector.
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.
According to an academic study in the Netherlands, only one in seven Dutch people report a cyber crime to the police when it happens - feeling it is better to sort the problem out themselves because they don't think the police will do anything.
Customers' shopping habits were changing long before the coronavirus pandemic accelerated the e-commerce boom. In this 18-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at the tech innovations retailers are using to adapt and better serve customers.