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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

VMware slurps more cash from the death of hardware

Expectation-busting quarter means Gelsinger's ship not slowing down yet
Jack Clark, 22 Apr 21:45

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

So concludes Verizon's new global data-breach probe
John Leyden, 22 Apr 14:48

El Reg gets mobile makeover

Site news Give it a spin, give us your verdict
Drew Cullen, 22 Apr 11:42
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SAP's on-site apps fumble for the gearstick as cloud stamps pedal

The decline in SAP’s software sales has accelerated while the company’s smaller cloud operation has continued to expand.
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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.

It's a done deal! Microsoft-Nokia merger to close on Friday

Redmond to be a smartphone maker under new boss Nadella

AMD stock soars after positive quarterly report

Is the PC market's death spiral slowing? Some appear to think so

Next Windows obsolescence panic is 450 days from … NOW!

With the not-quite-panic over the end of support for Windows XP behind us, you'd think it's a time to chill out for a bit.

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

Analysis With the tremendous noise of chickens coming home to roost, IBM's first quarter storage revenues carried on crashing down with depressed revenues.

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

VMware fires up vCloud Disaster Recovery service

Anti-Godzilla tech saves precious bit barn data from unforeseen stomping
Jack Clark, 15 Apr 17:43

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

Dell tanks up with hot Fluid Cache, drives databases twice as fast

Flushed with flash success
Chris Mellor, 15 Apr 07:00

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.
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Dell punts big fat switch into OpenStack clouds

Dell has tagged software-defined networking (SDN) and big data centre switching in its latest switch/controller release.
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PC market's bleeding slows thanks to XP phase-out

The end of support for the Windows XP operating system has triggered a jump in sales, bringing a rare bit of good news for PC vendors.
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Microsoft's Azure cloud LASHED by BT's private cables

Microsoft's Azure cloud is being hooked into BT's private fibre cables giving security-focused organizations another way to access Microsoft's technology.

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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