Data is the fabric of SME value

Pete Rawden, Partner Sales Director at NetApp, discusses the value of data for SMEs.

Cyber Security

UK firms lag far behind European competitors in data protection

A new study has found that the UK consistently trails behind the rest of Europe when it comes to information risk and protecting sensitive information.


EU pledges €7.8 million to Open Data start-ups

The EU, together with the Open Data Institute in London, have announced the largest investment in innovative data start-ups in the world to date.


The 21st century virtual data room: A how-to guide

In an era of fast deals and big money, Tom Horsman, head of technology at Imprima, explains how a virtual data room aids the process.


What businesses can learn from the Domino’s customer data compromise

Following the breach at fast food chain Domino's, in which hackers claim to be holding 600,000 customers' data to ransom, Steve Smith, MD of data security firm Pentura, gives his analysis of the latest security breach to hit news headlines.


Regenersis snaps up Finish firm Blancco using £100 million placing

Alternative Investment Market-listed Regenersis has closed a £100 million capital market fundraising to facilitate the acquisition of Blancco.


Why digitised data is key to improving business decision making 

Phil Keoghan, CEO at Ricoh UK, looks at the trend of digital data to explains why it must be addressed to gain a competitive edge.


Corporate leaks: How to prevent and investigate if they occur

Bob Mecrate-Butcher, partner at Charles Russell, looks at how corporate leaks can first be prevented and then plugged when they do occur.


WhipTail collects first investment allocation from SanDisk’s new venture capital initiative

Data storage business WhipTail has become the first company to be backed by SanDisk's corporate venture fund.


Six Degrees receives additional finance

Managed data services provider Six Degrees Group has secured a new £25 million credit facility with Clydesdale Bank.


Cooling business bought out

The assets of Sheffield-based Iceotope have been bought out by a consortium, backed by a seven figure investment sum, on the back of entering administration in October.


SpiriTel founder launches new enterprise

Six Degrees Group, a new venture headed by British entrepreneur Alastair Mills, has launched today after securing £60 million of funding during the past 12 months.