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HP storage revenue downturn? It's just a 'kink', says exec

Analysis Hideous kinky
Chris Mellor, 01 Aug 16:26

Hey, big spender. Are you as secure as a whitebox vendor?

Sysadmin blog The Internet of Stuff is a HUGE LIABILITY
Trevor Pott, 01 Aug 16:07

EMC channel boss: Make a bet – us or the rivals

Storage giant 'forcing' resellers' hands with shiny biz partner programe
Paul Kunert, 01 Aug 15:22

IBM snaps up identity access gatekeeper tech

Beefs up security portfolio with CrossIdeas
John Leyden, 01 Aug 14:01

Pure Data buys tech services biz Servatech

Marriage made in Yorkshire: local firms tie the knot for six figure sum
Paul Kunert, 01 Aug 11:50

Insight CEO: We've found bottom line balm to soothe Microsoft pain

Dealer titan ups profit forecasts, pesky sales a different matter...
Paul Kunert, 01 Aug 11:18

EMC promises 'lots' of news about converged compute at VMworld

VMware's rumoured “MARVIN” converged infrastructure product has piqued the interest of the virtualisation community, because despite winning a trademark for “Computer hardware for virtualization” the company insists it is in the software business.
Firing squad

Call off the firing squad: HP grants stay of execution to OpenVMS

In a surprise move, HP has granted OpenVMS a new lease on life, effectively reversing last year's decision to mothball the venerable server OS.

Veeam's vigorous voyage vindicates virty servers' backup virtues

Firm reckons breakneck customer growth rate's continuing

Microsoft's Euro cloud darkens: US FEDS can dig into foreign servers

They're not emails, they're business records, says court

Samsung faces down TAB and smartphone MOUNTAIN HORROR

Samsung has confirmed sluggish sales of smartphones and tablets combined with efforts to shift the stock mountain that cast a shadow over Europe, denting group sales and profits for calendar Q2.
BT Openreach van outside Comedy Pub

BT consumer biz saves day: Grr, if it weren't for that meddling Ofcom

Former state-owned telco monopoly BT reported top line declines across the majority of operations for the opening three months of its new financial year with only the consumer biz - fuelled by broadband demand - bucking the trend.

Disk daddy WD dishes out more drives, but profits dip anyway

Gaming gamed WD's results
Chris Mellor, 31 Jul 12:02

PEAK LANDFILL: Why tablet gloom is good news for Windows users

Analysis Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Andrew Orlowski, 31 Jul 11:39

Microsoft adds wireless industry legend John Stanton to its board

Satya Nadella backs up 'mobile-first' strategy with new director

AVG stung as search revenue from freebie scanners dries up

Come back, freetards
John Leyden, 31 Jul 09:59

Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection?

Comment EU reckons we've one foot out the door anyway

Oracle: That BUG in our In-Memory Option will be fixed in October

Don't worry, though ... it's probably (mostly) harmless
Neil McAllister, 31 Jul 05:29

Cisco's application-centric infrastructure arrives at last

Borg begins striking off its golden hardware handcuffs
Richard Chirgwin, 31 Jul 01:45

Microsoft stands on shore as tablet-laden boat sails away

Brit buyers still not falling for Windows' charms
Paul Kunert, 30 Jul 15:40

Shopping spree helps Arrow counter organic sales slump

Revenues rally but only if you don't look closely
Paul Kunert, 30 Jul 12:55

Don't Hammer Bob's backup biz: At least sales are up

Profits are down at CommVault but it's still beating Wall St
Chris Mellor, 30 Jul 11:41

Sing it, Systemax: 10 straight quarters plunging in a row, 10 straight quar....

Sales FINALLY on rise for reseller... by 1.4%
Paul Kunert, 30 Jul 09:29

Pleased to meet you. I'm Joe Bloggs, MVP, vExpert, Cisco Champ

What a mouthful. Do customers care? Six title-holders quizzed
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 07:28

Cisco says network virtualisation won't pay off everywhere

Another sign of strain in the Borg/VMware relationship?
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 06:28

'Things' on the Internet-of-things have 25 vulnerabilities apiece

Leaking sprinklers, overheated thermostats and picked locks all online
Darren Pauli, 30 Jul 05:28
Windows XP boot screen

The XP factor gives MEGA-DISTIE Ingram Q2 sales a boost

The tills rang often for massive global distie Ingram Micro during its second calendar quarter, helped by frenzied PC refresh activity, but squeezing out better long term profits remains a work in progress.
Euro notes

Termination charges drop smacks Vodafone and EE in the WALLET

The reduction in how much mobile networks receive for handling incoming calls has hit both Vodafone and EE so hard that they have both separated out the charges in interim financial reports.

UK.gov's Open Source switch WON'T get rid of Microsoft, y'know

Analysis Freetards are elated: Call-me-Dave’s people in the Cabinet Office have done the right thing and backed the Open Document Format as the default government file format.

The END of the FONDLESLAB KINGS? Apple and Samsung have reason to FEAR

The two traditional kingpins of the tablet market may soon be hearing the footsteps of competitors gaining on them as both Apple and Samsung have lost market share in the latest report from IDC.

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