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Telecity boss directed to the exit after a decade at helm of data centre biz

Michael Tobin 'makes way for next stage of development'
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Aug 10:53

Better be Nimble, tech giants, or mutant upstarts will make off with your sales

Usual suspects struggling to create competing products
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 10:37

Nutanix tacks Cloud Connect onto Amazon's cloudy back-end

Plus: New hyperconverged box adds grunt...
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 08:34

Atlantis furtles furious flash-DIMM VDI scorcher

VMworld 2014 Putting the hype in hyper-converged
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 21:29

Google kicks PowerPoint in the fondleslab

Slideware side blow to Apple, too
Jasper Hamill, 26 Aug 21:06

EMC slings Isilon onto a forklift, shifts it into Emerging Technologies

Storage gear joins XTremIO, DSSD and ViPR
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 17:41

Cleversafe CEO: We could tell you about the 8TB drive, but...

Hot on the heels of the light-on-details announcement about the 8TB Seagate hard disk drive, The Register pressed Cleversafe CEO John Morris on whether his firm would be using the enormo capacity drives.
LG re-invents the pen thing

LG pokes G3 Stylus at Samsung's Galaxy Note

The mobile phone company once known as "Lucky Goldstar" has taken a trip back into the past and will launch a phablet with a stylus at German phonefest IFA.

Loss of unencrypted back-up disk costs UK prisons ministry £180K

The UK's Ministry of Justice has been fined £180,000 following the latest in a series of failures involving how prisons handle private information.
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Street-beating Brocade bounces back

Storage networking biz Brocade has bounced back from its disappointing and loss-making second quarter results with third quarter profits and a revenue rise.

HP lets the SAN shine: StoreVirtual now bigger, flashier, OpenStack-ier

Plus added 3PAR flash seasoning
Chris Mellor, 22 Aug 10:57

Microsoft refuses to nip 'Windows 9' unzip lip slip

Look at the shiny Windows 8.1, why can't you people talk about 8.1, sobs an exec somewhere
Shaun Nichols, 21 Aug 20:07

Microsoft: We plan to CLEAN UP this here Windows Store town

Paid-for apps that provide free downloads? Really
John Leyden, 21 Aug 13:28

Death by 1,000 cuts: Mainstream storage array suppliers are bleeding

Comment Cloud, all-flash kit, object storage slicing away at titans of storage
Chris Mellor, 21 Aug 12:57

Go on, inhale our G-Cloud via 'Digital Marketplace' – UK.gov

ANOTHER pricy project to prop up barely used G-Cloud?
OUT-LAW.COM, 21 Aug 12:01

Is it an iPad? Is it a MacBook Air? No, it's a Surface Pro 3

Review Nice hardware, shame about the use case
Tim Anderson, 21 Aug 08:02

Pull up! Pull up! Pull up! Ding ... HP ends eleven-quarter sales nosedive

Take that parachute off, Meg. You won't be needing that, eh?
Shaun Nichols, 21 Aug 00:42

Speedy software upstart PernixData showered in gold by expectant VCs

Whippersnapper gulps down initial funding, greedily tucks into second helping
Chris Mellor, 20 Aug 17:04

Samsung bags second Internet of Home Stuff home firm in a week

US electronics division slurps heating and A/C distie Quietside

Stand clear! Will HTC's One act as a defibrillator for Windows Phone?

Analysis Low end success, high end boredom
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Aug 15:33

Can it be true? A BIG DATA benchmark? Yes, says TPC

Vendor-neutral stats for tech's biggest meaningless buzzword
Chris Mellor, 20 Aug 14:02

AMD slaps 'Radeon' label on Tosh flash: >Beard stroke< Hmm, cunning ...

Hey, you wanna SSD with that graphics card, man?
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 13:27

Nexenta reckons it has Edge in squeezing your object storage BLOB

Dedupe for the little guy, not just the tech titan
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 13:03

Apple takes blade to 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

Review Shaves price, not screen on mid-2014 model
Stephen Dean, 19 Aug 09:01
Columns of coins in the cloud

Hey, biz bods: OpenStack will be worth $3.3bn by 2018

OpenStack looks like it will inject some $3.3bn into the market by 2018, growing from $890m this year according to 451 Research's recent Open Stack Pulse 2014 report.

Avago divests another chunk of LSI to Intel

Fresh from its acquisition of LSI, Singapore-based Avago Corporation has carved out the Axxia network processor business and flogged it to Chipzilla for US$650 million.
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Brit infosec firm lets hackers think they've stolen something

Security strategies generally concentrate on keeping the bad guys out, but British security outfit ClearSwift has stumbled upon another approach: if the bad guys get in, let them out with something. But scrub it clean on the way out the door.
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Cisco revenue dip means 6,000 staff to be de-assimilated

Facing rising competition, Cisco has announced another round of layoffs – 6,000 – in financial results that beat analyst expectations but were still flat.

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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants
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