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All change at top of distie EntaTech as veep Atherton splits

22 years on the job enough for any man... tech vet Stevison gets call
Paul Kunert, 06 Mar 16:05

Can someone please standardise cloud standards?

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards
Frank Jennings, 06 Mar 14:06

Analyse this! Gartner puts data warehouse leaders on the couch

Teradata, Oracle, IBM deliver Robert De Niro's lines
Chris Mellor, 06 Mar 12:58

Job cuts klaxon: SAP axes 2,200 staff, denies 'cost cutting' to blame

'We are in growth mode' giant maintains
Gavin Clarke, 06 Mar 11:29

Violin Memory's strings snap as losses DOUBLE from last quarter

Red-splattered numbers reveal firm's nosediving into the do-do
Chris Mellor, 06 Mar 11:01

Microsoft comes right out and says backup software is dead

When you run a cloud, everything looks like it's approaching boiling point
Simon Sharwood, 06 Mar 01:45
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VMware sued, accused of ripping off Linux kernel source code

Linux kernel developer Christoph Hellwig has sued VMware in Hamburg, Germany, over alleged violations of the GNU General Public License.

IBM System x biz sales: The numbers are out... and they're not pretty

The extent of the slide in System x sales in Blighty during the final year under IBM ownership was laid bare today, and the eye-watering declines were bad: bad meaning bad, not bad meaning good.

Sales up at NSA SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto

Dutch biz points to 'challenges' experienced last year

Danwood CEO: No more M&A disco watching for us

Steve Francis wants to get down now his bottom line is up

PATCH FREAK NOW: Cloud providers faulted for slow response

Hundreds of cloud providers are still vulnerable to the serious FREAK cryptographic vulnerability.

Symantec: Corporate divorce starts on April Fool's Day

Symantec is to operate as two separate storage and security organisations from April Fool’s Day, as the deadly serious game of long-term survival begins in earnest.

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, inhales 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

IBM may swing axe on same departments more than once

Job security in tech? Maybe try another industry
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 14:05

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

Brothers get five and six years of stripey suntan time
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 11:05

CONFIRMED: Tiny Windows Server is on the way

Cloud OS at the bottom, server in the middle and a dedicated client on top
Simon Sharwood, 04 Mar 03:28

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)
Paul Kunert, 03 Mar 22:58

HP adds Eucalyptus to Helion cloud, but OpenStack still reigns

Support for Amazon-lookalike clouds is back in HP's IaaS
Neil McAllister, 03 Mar 22:23

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

Microsoft founder back on Forbes rich list
Kat Hall, 03 Mar 21:19

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

Ingram Micro: Damn you Europe for our ghastly margins

Weaker margins in Europe due to forex losses and cut-throat retail pricing was the only major blip in an otherwise decent end to the calendar 2014 for Ingram Micro. It was not a vintage year though.

Flashy upstarts facing IPO pressure. Get on with it then

Comment Conventional wisdom has it that VC-funded tech start-ups get acquired or, hopefully, go through an IPO to become successful stand-alone companies. However, such may not be the fate of the five main surviving all-flash array (AFA) vendors in the face of fast and furious mainstream supplier reaction to their success.

NTT Com Security to wed UK cyber specialist Nebulas, say sources

NTT Com Security is to acquire rapidly growing London-based Nebulas Solutions Group, according to well-placed industry tipsters.

TalkTalk 'fesses up to MEGA data breach

TalkTalk has admitted to a major breach of sensitive user information, which may have led to some customers handing over bank data to hackers.

Opinion

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

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