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EMC feels burn of declining demand for enterprise storage

Sales edge up but profits collapse by a third for fiscal Q1
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 17:02

KPMG: UK tech supplier takes on 'majority' of customers from titsup Glasshouse

49 out of 118 heads transfer to Bell Microsystems
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 15:03

Who fancies a billion-quid bonanza? Just flog the Home Office some shiny walkie-talkies

Actually, a tip-top comms network for our 999 heroes
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 13:57

Enterprise storage will die just like tape did, say chaps with graphs

Wikibon prognosticates, says we're all doomed
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 07:29

Cisco kicks off security kit/software/cloud combo

Realtime protection, apparently
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Apr 04:01

Got Windows 8.1 Update yet? Get ready for YET ANOTHER ONE – rumor

Leaker claims big release due this fall as Microsoft herds us into the CLOUD
Neil McAllister, 22 Apr 22:18
Pat Gelsinger

VMware slurps more cash from the death of hardware

VMware has proven once again that there's a lot of money still to be made from killing traditional data center hardware and resurrecting it as a set of software services hovering atop dumb boxes.

Despite your fancy-schmancy security tech, passwords still weakest link in IT defences

The use of stolen login credentials continues to be the most common way for network intruders to access sensitive information. Two out of three breaches were the result of weak or swiped passwords, making a case for strong two-factor authentication, according to Verizon’s latest annual Data Breach Investigations Report.

El Reg gets mobile makeover

Site news Give it a spin, give us your verdict

SAP's on-site apps fumble for the gearstick as cloud stamps pedal

This bandwagon is up and away, even if it's not carrying that much cash right now
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SanDisk surfs cash tsunami on biz SSDs: Prelim nice, but DIMM?

SanDisk is on a revenue roll, with the first quarter of 2014 showing a 62 per cent profit rise on an annual compare, driven by rising enterprise SSD sales.
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It's a done deal! Microsoft-Nokia merger to close on Friday

Microsoft has finally cleared all of the international regulatory hurdles that it needed to overcome for it to close its acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services business.

AMD stock soars after positive quarterly report

Is the PC market's death spiral slowing? Some appear to think so
Rik Myslewski, 21 Apr 18:04

Next Windows obsolescence panic is 450 days from … NOW!

The clock is ticking louder for Windows Server 2003 R2 users
Simon Sharwood, 20 Apr 08:02

El Reg drills into IBM: The storage biz's got that sinking feeling

Analysis How long before Blue Big HQ pulls the plug on the whole thing?
Chris Mellor, 17 Apr 17:04

OK, we get the message, Microsoft: Windows Defender splats 1000s of WinXP, Server 2k3 PCs

Anti-malware update gaffe trashes axed OSes
Gavin Clarke, 17 Apr 13:14

Inside the Hekaton: SQL Server 2014's database engine deconstructed

Nadella's database sqares the circle of cheap memory vs speed

Google spends in three months on data centers what used to take a year

Chocolate Factory on track for TEN BEEELLION dollar annual bit barn spend
Jack Clark, 17 Apr 03:02

Google's latest mega-earnings fail to impress shareholders

What, just $15.4bn? You bore us, Google...
Neil McAllister, 16 Apr 22:33

What's a right pain in the ASCII for IBM? Its own leech-like hardware biz

Keep your eyes on our cloud while we remove this pesky thing, say execs
Jack Clark, 16 Apr 21:38

Fusion-io: Ah, Microsoft. I see there's in-memory in SQL Server 2014... **GERONIMO!**

Server flasher leaps in to fulfil need for SQL speed
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 09:25

Fine print: Dell bod tells us the details of Fluid Cache for SAN

It's not just for Dell's own servers, says marketer
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 08:32

This time it's 'Personal': new Office 365 sub covers just two devices

Redmond also brings Office into Google's back yard
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 02:13

Oracle working on at least 13 Heartbleed fixes

Big Red's cloud is safe and Oracle Linux 6 has been patched, but Java has some issues
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 01:02

Kaspersky's Security for Virtualization pushed to XenServer and HyperV

Platform looks to slim down security protections in virtual instances
Shaun Nichols, 15 Apr 23:52

Intel sees 'signs of improvement in the PC business' but earnings remain 'Meh...'

Prospects for the future, however, please Wall Street money men
Rik Myslewski, 15 Apr 21:21

Biz PC market's looking healthy – but is it just an XPocalypse bounce?

PC suppliers are pondering if the mini recovery in commercial IT spending is sustainable or just a Windows XPocalypse-related flash in the pan.
John Chen

BlackBerry not afraid to throw its mobe biz under a bus, says CEO Chen

Updated BlackBerry has said that it will finally consider selling off its smartphone-making business if it continues to be unprofitable.
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Apple to flush '£37bn' down the bog if it doesn't flog cheapo slabtops

A senior JPMorgan analyst has urged Apple to seize a $63bn (£37bn) opportunity by flogging a hybrid laptop-tablet device running iOS.

Not just websites hit by OpenSSL's Heartbleed – PCs, phones and more under threat

While most of the buzz surrounding OpenSSL's Heartbleed vulnerability has focussed on websites and other servers, the SANS Institute reminds us that software running on PCs, tablets and more is just as potentially vulnerable.

Opinion

Chris Mellor

How long before Blue Big HQ pulls the plug on the whole thing?

Chris Mellor

Drives nails forged with Red Hat iron into VCE's coffin
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Trevor Pott

Forget big-spending globo biz: it's about the consumer... and he's desperate for a nap
Steve Bennet, ex-Symantec CEO

Chris Mellor

Enormo security firm needs to get serious about acquisitions
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