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Pentagon 'network intruder', dozens more cuffed in British cops' cyber 'strike week'

'Just the first step', chuckles fraudbust bigwig
John Leyden, 06 Mar 19:27

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
Quooker Fusion

Microsoft comes right out and says backup software is dead

Microsoft's been making lots of noise lately about its send-your-snapshots-to-the-cloud service Azure Site Recovery. But now it's come right out and said it: Redmond reckons backup software deserves to die.
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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.

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

Danwood no longer wants to be the loner at the edge of the M&A dance floor as romance blossoms between local rivals, especially now its finances suggest it isn’t destined for the scrapheap.

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

Unhappy bedfellows split sales team from next month
Paul Kunert, 05 Mar 11:31

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
A large hand flicks an icon of a little red man. Image via shutterstock (Lasse Kristensen)

ANOTHER shake-up at HP Enterprise Services

A mini shake-up of the Enterprise Services (ES) division at HP has seen the role of UK public sector veep Stuart Bladen carved up and shared out among several others.

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.

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
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Features

Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini
You see a diversity tickbox nightmare, I see human beings
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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