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Symantec: Corporate divorce starts on April Fool's Day

Unhappy bedfellows split sales team from next month
Paul Kunert, 05 Mar 11:31

Cisco wraps Hadoop in warm embrace of resale partnership

Borg swallows a little bit of elephant
Richard Chirgwin, 05 Mar 00:42

Docker hires'n'acquires to cure its security, networking headaches

Container wrangler adding staff to tackle top issues
Neil McAllister, 04 Mar 23:18

IBM buys 'deep learning' upstart Alchemy API, hires 40,000 devs

Soz ex-staffers, we want people who can smarten up Watson-as-a-cloud
Kat Hall, 04 Mar 21:19

HP: Windows Server + OpenStack will lure biz bods from the Amazon

Microsoft lends muscle to server on 'Linux for cloud'
Gavin Clarke, 04 Mar 17:01

Stop press! NHS trust finds G-Cloud, BUYS SOMETHING with it

£450/year/seat Lync SaaS deal boosts Outsourcery's coffers
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 16:06
Files in manager's desk drawers: manila folder marked "Redundancies". Image via shutterstock

IBM may swing axe on same departments more than once

Such is the lack of job security at IBM that staff in certain departments could be at risk of redundancy on more than one occasion during this year, The Channel can reveal.
Man in an orange jumpsuit clutches prison bars. Image by Shutterstock

Ex-Systemax execs Carl & Gilbert Fiorentino jailed over $27m fraud

Shamed former Systemax execs Gilbert and Carl Fiorentino were last night sentenced to five and six years in the slammer respectively for masterminding a $27m fraud when employed at the company.

CONFIRMED: Tiny Windows Server is on the way

Cloud OS at the bottom, server in the middle and a dedicated client on top

Pull on your dancing shoes, the server market's ALLLLIVE

Vendors did the server jig and more cash poured from the clouds (oh and hyperscale)
HP cloud

HP adds Eucalyptus to Helion cloud, but OpenStack still reigns

HP has restored Amazon Web Services compatibility to its Helion cloud product line, just over a year after it dropped support in favor of focusing on a mix of OpenStack and its own, in-house technology.
Bill Gates

He can't give it away FAST ENOUGH: Bill Gates richest man in world again

Despite Bill Gates' best efforts to offload his massive pile of cash, it seems there's literally nothing the Microsoft founder can do to avoid being the richest man in the world.

End in sight for Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe wage-fixing lawsuit

Judge seems happy with $415m offer
Kat Hall, 03 Mar 12:22

Here's what keeps VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger awake at night

Virtzilla fears deep-pocketed rivals beating it into new and cloudy markets
Simon Sharwood, 03 Mar 08:02

IBM sued for talking up semiconductor business it couldn't give away

Firm alleges investors didn't realize Big Blue would need to PAY to have its chips hauled off
Neil McAllister, 03 Mar 05:02

Brocade's pen poised over cheque to buy Connectem

If you can't build virtualised networks like everyone else at MWC, buy 'em
Richard Chirgwin, 03 Mar 01:38

$250K: That's what Lenovo earned to RAT YOU OUT with Superfish

Report suggests Lenovo can be bought for peanuts as Mozilla kills dirty cert
Darren Pauli, 03 Mar 00:20

Insight: Have you heard about Windows Server 2003 support?

No, this is not a joke...
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 17:42

HP gulps down Aruba Networks for $3bn

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

HP Services engineer dispatch tool 'broken', say engineers

Relies on high speed web connections
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 10:31

Windows XP's market share grows AGAIN!

Not even nuking it from orbit will do the job, we fear
Simon Sharwood, 02 Mar 08:02

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

It only took almost 20 months to win any business via G-Cloud’s online services catalogue but Outsourcery has finally signed a deal.
Marc Benioff of Salesforce. Pic: Techcrunch

Salesforce boss: One day I'll run a $10bn... er, software biz?

Marc Benioff has accused the world’s largest business software maker and the industry’s biggest database firm of not cutting the mustard on Salesforce's cloudy home turf.
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Britain needs more tech immigrants, quango tells UK.gov

The government's migration quango says the UK needs more immigrants from outside the EU in four key IT areas, namely senior developers, product managers, network security specialists and "data scientists"*.
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Gamma Global goes titsup after running out of cash

Manchester-based broker Gamma Global has shut up shop after running out of cash, The Channel can reveal.

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

Features

Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini
You see a diversity tickbox nightmare, I see human beings
hands waving dollar bills in the air
AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
But here's why we're (probably) not staring at a crash