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HP gulps down Aruba Networks for $3 BEELLION

Biggest buy since Autonomy
Kat Hall, 02 Mar 14:48

ASML‬ plays down mystery hack attack

Firm that makes machines that make chips makes statement
John Leyden, 02 Mar 14:02

High Court: IBM staff refused pay increases can claim damages

Big Blue set to appeal
Kat Hall, 02 Mar 13:28

Coms CEO: Sorry about accidentally buying 20k shares, I'm off

Loss-making B2B comms outfit looks for new boss and non-exec directors
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 12:46

3 spectastic Lumias for price of 1 rival flagship: Microsoft sells biz on cheapie experience

MWC 2015 We've missed you, Stephen Elop
Andrew Orlowski, 02 Mar 11:33

Network vendors need something far more real than ‘5G’

MWC 2015 The all-IP, gigabit dream is within reach... just buy our kit
Wireless Watch, 02 Mar 11:09
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HP Services engineer dispatch tool 'broken', say engineers

An automated service call system pilot at HP – which we are told cost $72m to develop – is fundamentally flawed because it often relies on patchy web connectivity, engineers are complaining.
Zombie rising from the grave

Windows XP's market share grows AGAIN!

It's the first Monday of the month, so time for us to have a look at desktop operating system market share again!

Lenovo: We SWEAR we're done with bloatware, adware and scumware

By Windows 10 launch our systems will be PURE, honest

BP: Oil prices crashed, so must our ICT budget

BP has confirmed it is looking to squeeze costs from its annual ICT budget on the back of crashing oil prices, and well-placed sources tell us the business wants to identify $300m in savings.
SoftLayer's data center

SCC bags universal credit hosting contract

Reseller and IT services outfit SCC has won a two-year hosting deal for the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) troubled universal credit programme for a sum worth "over six figures".

Nimble revenue diet gets fibre supplement

Losses are lessening, but can it get the result it wants
Chris Mellor, 27 Feb 13:45

ANOTHER shake-up at HP Enterprise Services

Big Cheeses moved around
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 13:06

Ingram Micro: Damn you Europe for our ghastly margins

Sales soar globally, but forex, retail PC price erosion weigh
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 12:26

Flashy upstarts facing IPO pressure. Get on with it then

Comment VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
Chris Mellor, 27 Feb 11:33

NTT Com Security to wed UK cyber specialist Nebulas, say sources

Everyone wants a bigger piece of the cyber security pie
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 11:04

TalkTalk 'fesses up to MEGA data breach

Noticed an increase in scamming late last year
Kat Hall, 27 Feb 10:39

To beat Oracle, find jurors who care about Leisure Suit Larry not Larry Ellison

Support upstart Rimini Street's secret allies are Nevada jurors
Simon Sharwood, 27 Feb 04:00

If in doubt, blow $4bn: IBM says it will fatten up on cloud, mobile, Big Data cake by 2018

Ginni eyes $40bn-a-year sales
Neil McAllister, 26 Feb 23:57

Colt sales slide, profits turn to mush in shiny new cloudy world

Medium-term forecast? Sorry, never heard of it
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 18:31

Ex-Logica beancounter pleads guilty to insider trading

CGI takeover info netted man £30k in ill-gotten gains
Kat Hall, 26 Feb 17:28

Mark Starkey quits Logicalis UK

Exclusive Family illness made exec 'realise life is very short'
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 16:55

SOLD: Emulex – for 34% less than shareholders were offered 6 years ago

Comment Avago has a go, wins neat $606m deal
Chris Mellor, 26 Feb 16:25

Soz, HP. IBM has out-mega-dealed you – tech analyst

But Big Blue still needs to hit the SMAC stack
Kat Hall, 26 Feb 15:28

Outsourcery wins first G-Cloud deal, justifies spot on SME panel

Boss Linney says small biz has 'no God-given right' to win deals
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 14:57
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Sales of HP notebooks and servers are UP! And that's all the good news

HP kicked off its fiscal 2015 with a disappointing first quarter, reporting revenue and earnings both down for the three months ending on January 31, as compared to the year-ago period.
Columns of coins in the cloud

Deutsche Bank pens cloudy infrastructure deal with HP

Fat outsourcing contracts are relatively few and far between these days, so HP’s 10-year, multi-billion dollar global win with Deutsche Bank is a welcome shot in the arm for its declining Enterprise Services division.
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Fears mount over future of hardware distributor Gamma Global

Concerns are mounting over the future of Gamma Global amid claims that top brass are reviewing strategic options after hitting a financial bump.

Don't be fooled! He's not from the IT crowd... he's a CYBERSPY – FireEye

Impersonating IT departments in spear-phishing attacks is becoming an increasingly popular tactic among hackers, particularly in cyber-espionage attacks.

Opinion

Chris Mellor

VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
Sad man stares glumly over boxed contents of desk. Image via shutterstock (Baranq)

Chris Mellor

All that is storage does not beget gold
Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

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