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Has Europe cut the UK adrift on data protection?

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

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....

Shape-shifting mega reseller Systemax has finally broken its run of top line wobbles after 10 consecutive quarters but the US titan still couldn't turn a churn out a profit in its calendar Q2.
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Pleased to meet you. I'm Joe Bloggs, MVP, vExpert, Cisco Champ

Vendor schemes that put users on a pedestal are sprouting like never before. But what's in it for those who win these laurels?

Cisco says network virtualisation won't pay off everywhere

Another sign of strain in the Borg/VMware relationship?

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

Leaking sprinklers, overheated thermostats and picked locks all online

Microsoft rolls up more Windows Server 2012 R2 updates

Microsoft has issued a new “rollup” of enhancements and fixes to Windows Server 2012 R2.

Senate introduces USA FREEDOM Act to curb NSA spying excesses

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has introduced the USA FREEDOM Act to the US Senate and claims, that, if passed, the legislation will severely curtail the amount of mass surveillance that can be carried out by the NSA and others – provided you're a citizen of the land of the free.

Texan firm buys disaster recovery bods Neverfail

Artisan Infrastructure taken it over
Chris Mellor, 29 Jul 16:02

Ah, so that's why French IT giant Atos is officially full of Bull

Integrators to cling together as top line stagnates, bottom line falls
Paul Kunert, 29 Jul 15:05

MoJ IT workers 'n' pals extend strike action over privatisation

Fears of cuts when shared services gig moves to Steria
Paul Kunert, 29 Jul 12:55

Only '3% of web servers in top corps' fully fixed after Heartbleed snafu

Just slapping a patched OpenSSL on a machine ain't going to cut it, we're told
Iain Thomson, 29 Jul 12:00

TV rudeboy and Outsourcery boss Linney joins Gov.UK SME panel

How many contracts has your cloudy biz won again? Hello?
Paul Kunert, 29 Jul 09:55

14 antivirus apps found to have security problems

Vendors just don't care, says researcher, after finding basic boo-boos in security software
Darren Pauli, 29 Jul 07:32

Microsoft says 'weird things' can happen during Windows Server 2003 migrations

Fix coming for bug that makes Kerberos croak when you run two domain controllers
Simon Sharwood, 29 Jul 06:58

Blighty will be BIGGER and BETTER than Germany, confirm beancounters

In the tech sector, anyway...
Paul Kunert, 28 Jul 11:07

AWS hell no: Can Microsoft Azure sales beat Amazon's cloud?

Comment Bezos behemoth is tottering at the top
Chris Mellor, 28 Jul 10:42

HP settles suit with popstar Chubby Checker over todger tester app

Reaches deal over eponymous software spat
Team Register, 28 Jul 10:21

Arcserve on split-up with CA Technologies: 'We’re a startup now. We’re really hungry'

Analysis We're profitable and we'll stay profitable - sales veep
Chris Mellor, 28 Jul 09:43

Colbert report reveals VMware's AirWatch integration plan

Sync and social sharing drawn onto simplified but undated roadmap
Simon Sharwood, 28 Jul 00:27

SHOCK and AWS: The fall of Amazon's deflationary cloud

Analysis Just as Jeff Bezos did to books and CDs, Amazon's rivals are now doing to it
Jack Clark, 26 Jul 08:07

NO SALE: IBM won't cash in its chips with GlobalFoundries after all

Chip fab firm wanted IBM's brains but thought its facilities had 'little or no value' – report
Neil McAllister, 25 Jul 23:33

vBlock user says EMC bug slipped through VCE's matrix

The Cisco/EMC/VMware/Intel lovechild VCE has a simple schtick: the boxed-up rigs of hardware and software it sells are sold in configurations that have been documented and tested to the last detail. As the company told us by email “we commit to delivering Systems that have been engineered, tested and certified as one.”
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IBM soups up SoftLayer for supers with Infiniband tech

IBM wants to make its newly acquired SoftLayer cloud a destination for high-performance computing workloads – so it has rolled out a high-end connectivity option unavailable in other large clouds.

Microsoft: We're making ONE TRUE WINDOWS to rule us all

+Analysis Microsoft has cracked open its annual and Q4 results, the first end of year numbers it has spat out under brevity-challenged chief executive Satya Nadella.

EMC revenues are up. But, hey Joe, I heard you shot your profits down...

EMC sold a record $5.9bn of products and services in its second 2014 quarter, representing a stately five per cent year-on-year increase in sales - and a $400m boost over the first quarter of this year.

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