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Europe drags, as Accenture posts steady growth

Outsourcing giant sees 13 per cent North American increase
Kat Hall, 27 Mar 09:02

VMware tells partners, punters, to pay higher prices (probably)

Purported price hike starts April 1, and that's no joke
Simon Sharwood, 27 Mar 06:34

Google botches another cloud patch, this time messing up App Engine

Not a lot of problems, but third fluff in a few weeks is not a good look
Simon Sharwood, 27 Mar 03:01

Bye bye, booth babes. IT security catwalk RSA nixes sexy outfits

Wouldn't wear it in the CEO's office? Don't wear it on the show floor
Shaun Nichols, 26 Mar 22:41

By Odin, Parallels thinks cloud service providers should buy Odin

Virty vendor's automation biz ascends to Valhalla
Neil McAllister, 26 Mar 22:18

Silicon Valley powers: Let mass spying die in May 2015 – it's bad for privacy (and business)

Citizens' personal information is all OURS, say tech giants
Iain Thomson, 26 Mar 20:59

Amazon cloud threatens to SMASH the fundamental laws of PHYSICS

Amazon hopes to knacker its competitors in the cloud world by offering endless online storage space for a flat yearly fee.

Light the lanterns people, Acer made a profit in 2014

A recovery of sorts is taking place at Acer with calendar 2014 P&L accounts returning to the black in a meaningful way, bringing closure to three consecutive years of losses.

SCC: the hosted voice market? Yep, we've got plans for that

Fresh from Fluidata investment, CEO Rigby outlines next priorities

Ex-Insight director Griffiths moves to CMS Distribution

Industry vet handed control of software division
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NetApp channel: Can the new UK boss stop the rot?

NetApp practically wrote the first chapter on how to build a well-functioning and contented channel, but that was before it was squeezed by cloud providers and converged storage upstarts.
Register Roundtable at the Soho hotel

How tech bosses manage their teams for fun and profit

CIO Manifesto It's seven years on from the great crash and IT departments are moving from the bunker mentality of keeping the lights on and maintaining legacy VB6. But what does that mean for the way we manage tech teams?

And the prize for LEAST SECURE BROWSER goes to ... Chrome!

Beats Solaris, flattens Gentoo
Darren Pauli, 26 Mar 02:28

Wall Street tips fedora to Red Hat: Sales up, profit flat, everybody dance

sudo ./buy_back_shares $500m
Iain Thomson, 26 Mar 00:17

Metro app meets Windows 10. A Microsoft win? Maybe after a little improvement

First Look Hands on with the preview tools for the UAP
Tim Anderson, 25 Mar 19:04

PATRIOT Act axed, NSA spying halted ... wake up, Neo, it's just a dream in the US House of Reps

It's the thought that counts
Iain Thomson, 25 Mar 18:51

So you've been told to build a cloud. No one was fired for buying HP hardware, er, right?

Cloud-centric Cloudline box is cloud right for the cloud world, cloud HP says in the cloud

Document Foundation pledges Office 365 and Google Docs challenger

Free, open-source, independent cloud and mob collab suite coming
Gavin Clarke, 25 Mar 16:55

Where will you place your vendor bets in 2015?

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears

Lexmark splashes $1BEEEELION on Kofax

How many printer cartridges does that equate to? A lot
Paul Kunert, 25 Mar 12:22

Capita shuns its own £2.5bn framework and touts G-Cloud IT

Controversial outsourcer admits its own product is crap
Kat Hall, 25 Mar 11:18

Phoenix IT Group says 'see ya' to repairs staff

Workshop to be outsourced to Centrex by month's end
Paul Kunert, 25 Mar 10:26

Microsoft enlists web security pariah Adobe to help build Internet Explorer-killer Spartan

Don't panic: The Photoshop giant's doing the pretty bits, not the secure bits
Simon Sharwood, 25 Mar 01:58

Apple takes ACID-compliant NoSQL upstart FoundationDB

Cupertino won't say why, or for how much, or if the sun came up today
Simon Sharwood, 24 Mar 23:58

Former Misco exec rocks up at Tech Data

Gary Withington made UK corporate and field sales director
Paul Kunert, 24 Mar 17:13

NCC bags security services outfit Accumuli for £55m

UK firm's 'business of three halves' may soon have four halves?
Kat Hall, 24 Mar 15:21
Zombie rising from the grave

Zombie SCO shuffles back into court seeking IBM Linux cash

The SCO vs. IBM case has once again thrust up an undead limb up from deep beneath the soil.
Angus Highland cow

HP's great cloud server cattle roundup with Foxconn begins

Think servers, you think Hewlett-Packard – the world’s number-one by market share.

Ex-Autonomy chief Mike Lynch's Darktrace bags £12.6m from investors

Darktrace, the Cambridge-based cyber security company backed by the billionaire superyacht-owner Mike Lynch, has raised $18m (£12.6m) from investors.
Trainspotting

Osbo: Choose a f*cking IoT fridge. Choose spirit-crushing driverless cars

Budget Day 2015 Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne vowed today that a Tory government would bring speedier internet connections of 100Mbps to most of Britain – a bold promise given the Coalition's delayed deployment of superfast broadband during the current term.

Opinion

Alexandre Mesguich

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears
Partnership

Frank Jennings

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards

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

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Big boys snare the unwary with too-good-to-be-true deals
Angus Highland cow
Pet carriers not wanted for whitebox stampede
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Sorry OpenStack and Open Compute, we're not all Facebook
Gary Kovacs, CEO of AVG. Pic: World Economic Forum
Scammy download sites? Government snooping? Run of the mill for Gary Kovacs
BlackBerry and Android, together at last
Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini