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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

Oracle's Larry Ellison has the MOST MASSIVE PACKAGE IN PUBLIC

Billionaire IT baron earns twice as much as the next in line, Disney chief Bob Iger
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Dell tanks up with hot Fluid Cache, drives databases twice as fast

Dell has extended its Compellent array's automated data tiering to place hot data in connected server's PCIe flash caches, nearly doubling database access speed, increasing user counts 6 X and lowering per user costs by 70 per cent.
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Red Hat unveils cloudy software bazaar

Red Hat has created a "software marketplace" to help it cut the steps it takes for admins to layer third-party applications on top of its OpenShift platform-as-a-service.

Canadian taxman says hundreds pierced by Heartbleed SSL skewer

900 social insurance numbers nicked, says revenue watchman

Cisco reps flog Whiptail's Invicta arrays against EMC and Pure

Storage reseller report reveals who's selling what

Bad PUPPY: Undead Windows XP deposits fresh scamware on lawn

Cybercriminals have already seized upon the end of support for Windows XP as a theme for numerous scams and fake software updates.

Misco Shared Services Centre drone brands customer 'insane'

A series of customer service blunders by Misco ended with the box-flinging dealer branding a customer "insane".

Analysts: Bright future for smartphones, tablets, wearables

There's plenty of good money to be made if you stay out of the PC market
Rik Myslewski, 11 Apr 20:51

Apple has THREE TIMES as much cash as US govt, TWICE the UK

Don't expect much of that to make its way into US coffers anytime soon
Rik Myslewski, 11 Apr 18:41

Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper

The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
Iain Thomson, 11 Apr 18:12

Heartbleed vuln under ACTIVE ATTACK as hackers map soft spots

Incoming
John Leyden, 11 Apr 14:02

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

Slashed budgets will affect IP enforcement, moans FAST

Insight warns Google embracers of hidden costs in Apps for Biz

'We haven't seen the traction we expected'
Paul Kunert, 11 Apr 13:01

HP: Lenovo's buy of IBM x86 biz is bad, bad, bad...

For customers and channel partners
Paul Kunert, 11 Apr 12:01

Top ten biz software vendors reveal Heartbleed exposure

VMware, Symantec and Citrix are digging, Microsoft and Salesforce are relaxing
Simon Sharwood, 11 Apr 01:58

Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon's brutal scale in annual letter

Analysis Bit-flipping retail mogul seems hybrid of Ford and Rockefeller
Jack Clark, 10 Apr 22:06

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

Yes / maybe / no (delete as required)
Paul Kunert, 10 Apr 13:58

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

Updated 'We are not going to go up against WhatsApp'

Apple to flush '£37bn' down the bog if it doesn't flog cheapo slabtops

Cupertino golden with laptop-like-tablet, insists analyst
Jasper Hamill, 10 Apr 05:02

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

Also: Google announces services' Heartbleed status
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Apr 03:02

Dell punts big fat switch into OpenStack clouds

'SDN useless if it takes ten PhDs to operate'
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Apr 01:57

WD unborks MYSTERY My Cloud borkage

WD has issued an update to its My Cloud, My Book Live and Mionet outage, saying Mionet customers may still be facing problems. The root cause is still not understood.
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Industry vet Buxton retires from AMD 'not from life'

AMD European channel director Andrew Buxton is planning to grow old disgracefully after retiring from the CPU and GPU maker.

Not your father's spam: Trojan slingers attach badness to attachment WITHIN attachment

Cybercrooks are upping the ante by loading malware as an attachment inside another attachment in a bid to slip past security defences.

Win XP security deadline: Biz bods MUST protect user data – ICO

The end of support for XP on Tuesday doesn't only mean increased risk from hackers exploiting vulnerabilities that will never be patched. It also creates a heightened data protection risk to businesses, the UK's data privacy watchdog has warned.

Opinion

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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Andrew Orlowski

Germans, you do the engineering. We'll design the websites...

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