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Microsoft and Dell’s cloud in a box: Instant Azure for the data centre

Analysis A less painful way to run Microsoft’s private cloud
Tim Anderson, 21 Oct 14:35

Reg Vulture grills Xen hypervisor daddy on latest storage upstart

Interview Coho Data techie gets technical on flash-disk rivals
Chris Mellor, 21 Oct 13:05

Defence giant BAE coughs $230m for cloud heavy SilverSky

Multinational gets defensive over emails
John Leyden, 21 Oct 12:18

Hacked and ashamed? C'mon, Brits – report that cybercrime

Gov.uk campaign: Consumer security led to '£670m losses'
John Leyden, 21 Oct 11:14

Most cloud apps flout EU data protection rules – study

Data Protection Directive not passed yet, though...
John Leyden, 21 Oct 08:58

VMware gives up on dual-persona smartphone concept

AirWatch has other ideas about the best way to deliver apps to your pocket
Simon Sharwood, 21 Oct 07:01
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IBM storage revenues sink: 'We are disappointed,' says CEO

IBM's storage revenues are continuing to slump, with the latest overall IBM results causing the abandonment of a long-term earnings/share goal.

Routine WHAT NOW? Bank of England’s CHAPS payment system goes TITSUP

The CHAPS system used to handle most bank-to-bank transfers in the UK has collapsed, with all mortgage payments currently on pause.

Violin: Don't weep for Tier 1 storage... it'll soon be flashtastic

Comment CEO: Scale-out hyper-converged systems? Pah!
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SDI Wars: EMC must FORGET ARRAYS, adapt or disappear

Sysadmin blog Register storage supremo Chris Mellor has recently been reporting on EMC's slow descent into corporate depression due to a combination of activist investors and recalcitrant internecine political strife.
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Steve Jobs' bio man tackles geeks who 'created the digital revolution'

Page File This is an enthralling but slightly flawed read written by Walter Isaacson – of Steve Jobs' authorised biography fame.

US government fines Intel's Wind River over crypto exports

New emphasis on encryption as a weapon?
John Leyden, 17 Oct 17:48

Let the SAN shine: Supermicro inks EVO: RAIL deal with Nexenta

Gets Supermicro on board
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 13:40

Hey small biz: You know what you need? A tape library – Overland

Puts the XL into NEOxl with a good few terabytes of storage
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 11:39

Bad news, fandroids: He who controls the IPC tool, controls the DROID

Researchers discover Binder blinder
John Leyden, 16 Oct 17:34

AMD pays new CEO $150K LESS than her male predecessor

Not only Nadella that's nuts
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 16:57

Huawei and Accenture pucker up for enterprise love-in

It's all about the cloud, people –cloud, cloud, cloud
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 16:02

Deckchairs shifted aboard tech liner HP's services biz

Time for that fiscal New Year rejig
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 15:02

HP slips on Scality's RING, plans to flog it with ProLiant servers

Analysis New logo, new reseller
Chris Mellor, 16 Oct 12:37

Cyber-punch-drunk eBay slashes revenue forecasts

Chief beanie on 2014: 'series of unanticipated setbacks'
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 11:01

Citrix: Wearables allow conference calls 'while rocking a baby to sleep'

Hands up who still wants Android Wear? Not so many of you now, eh?
Simon Sharwood, 16 Oct 07:36

NO DEAL: HP/EMC merger talks are off

HP walks away after 'fruitless negotiations' stalled on price
Simon Sharwood, 16 Oct 02:01

Speaking in Tech: Hey Satya. Have YOU relied on karma in YOUR career?

Podcast Meanwhile, 'control freak' flight attendants try to wreck Kindle usage
Team Register, 15 Oct 17:23

Is HP riding the EVO: RAILs to oblivion?

Comment Adopts potential StoreVirtual killer, but needs to find it a market postion
Chris Mellor, 15 Oct 14:20

EMC reshuffles deck, reveals Core Technology SUPER DIVISION

Soz, investors, it will NOT be spinning off VMware
Chris Mellor, 15 Oct 14:09

€2 BILLION: Steelie Neelie wants US to pay for her Big Data splurge

Knowledge is power. That’s the message from Steelie Neelie as the EU Commission throws half a billion at “big data”.

Life is good in the data centre – UKFast boss reports from hot tub

If life is hard in the data centre space, then someone forget to tell the boss of UKFast, who may just be toasting a bumper 2013 from the confines of his corporate hot tub.
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Symantec backs out of Backup Exec: Plans to can appliance in Jan

Symantec is exiting the Backup Exec appliance market as it strengthens its NetBackup appliance.
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Nadella's Karmagate howler was response to MICROSOFT BOARD DIRECTOR – report

Satya Nadalla’s Karmagate will spark an examination at the highest levels within Microsoft of women’s pay and its corporate culture.

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Trevor Pott

Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?

Chris Mellor

Why overlapping kit from a merger equals a disaster in waiting
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Gavin Clarke

The executioner turns gambler as HP's PCs are set to go
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Features

No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
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You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
Internet of Things
Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms