The dread of any IT manager is in making a significant purchase of hardware or software to then find that they are 'locked in' to one supplier. But analyst Clive Longbottom asks, is this still the case?
To celebrate Computer Weekly's 50th anniversary, the National Museum of Computing, which holds the print archives of the magazine, has scanned the first issue of Computer Weekly. We have made this available to download.
In these uncertain times, making solid predictions for the year ahead looks like a definition of a mug's game. While this has been the fuel for the fire for the boom in applications such as video conferencing as used to support remote working, the same really can be said for the internet of things (IoT).
Global IT budgets are finally on the increase, according to a survey from CW Europe/TechTarget – but Europe has reported the lowest predicted growth for 2015. This issue of CW Europe offers guidance to IT leaders by revealing what other businesses in your region will be focusing their efforts on this year.
This exclusive paper takes an in-depth look at an integrated solution stack from Dell that enables desktop virtualization, from pilots to full scale deployments, as a complete data center solution.
In this week's Computer Weekly, Dell's proposed $67bn acquisition of EMC would be the biggest in the history of IT – we assess the implications. £175bn of IT outsourcing contracts come up for renewal in the next three years- what are your options? And we hear from IT leaders about security and the internet of things. Read the issue now.