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IBM lifts axe, will trim UK workforce weeks before Chrimbo

All about 'rebalancing' don't yer know
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 16:56

Former Systemax execs charged over $9m fraud, tax evasion

Gilbert Fiorentino in the dock, keeping brother Carl brother company
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 15:59

Windows Phone will snatch biz No 2 spot from Android – analyst

BlackBerry? Who they?
Simon Rockman, 21 Nov 15:34

We're not, er, 'cut-throat' capitalists – VC formerly known as ISIS

Equity firm now called 'Living Bridge'. The horror continues
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 12:47

Computacenter UK boss Muller: Happy New Year, folks... I'm off

Internal and external successors line up
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 11:32

Home Office: It's an EMERGENCY! We need proper comms

Sets out contractor for modernised network
Kat Hall, 21 Nov 10:02
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HP, Symantec PAIR UP to fight off disaster cloud rivals

HP and Symantec are partnering to develop a cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offering using Symantec software and HP's Helion cloud.
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Comet’s might-have-been saviour 'not paying biz debts'

Clive Coombes, the man who tried and failed to save the Comet brand, appears to be struggling to keep his existing business Lewisons Wholesale (LS) afloat, with supplier debts now mounting.

Huawei: KRYDER STORAGE CRISIS is REAL and 'we’re working on it'

The shark threatening to eat big data just got bigger

You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES

We don't even know where some of them ARE – Maude
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Oracle to axe over 450 jobs in Euro support centres – sources

Exclusive Oracle is rumoured to be closing all its European support centres with less than 100 staff - a move that could affect hundreds of employees.

Our system handles £130bn and it's BUST. Want the job of fixing it? Apply to UK.gov

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has identified "technical and security vulnerabilities" in its £284.9m central benefits payment system - responsible for underpinning the much-maligned Universal Credit programme and processing 13 million payments each week, The Register can reveal.

Giant bank IT cockup of 2012 'could have brought down ENTIRE financial system'

£56m fine for blundering RBS, Ulster and Natwest
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 09:01

Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP

Fat fingered geo-block kept Aussies in the dark
Darren Pauli, 20 Nov 07:21

Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads

Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Jennifer Baker, 19 Nov 17:37

Seagate connects Hadoop and Lustre in an open sourcery ceremony

Streamlining workflows, and easier processing for Hadoop-using apps
Chris Mellor, 19 Nov 16:59

All-singing-all-dancing hyperconverged Maxta gets Cisco's blessing

Follows Simplivity, but with added metro cluster support
Chris Mellor, 19 Nov 15:29

Microsoft's Azure goes TITSUP PLANET-WIDE AGAIN in cloud FAIL

Outlook: RAIN
Team Register, 19 Nov 14:20

London police chief: City bankers, prepare for a terrorist cyber attack. Again

+Comment Fingers ISIS as likely attacker
John Leyden, 19 Nov 12:16

Call the Commish! Ireland dragged into Microsoft dispute over alleged drug traffic data

Plunder your servers, not ours, says Irish govt
Jennifer Baker, 19 Nov 11:14

Hello, Mr Chips(et): Capita grabs bigger slice of UK IT education market

Rivals squeezed as buy of NMS bolsters outsourcing giant
Kat Hall, 19 Nov 10:22

It'll all end in tiers: HP tosses small biz another 3PAR-flavored bone

Data tiering and virtualisation come to MSA array land
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 18:50

EMC CEO Joe Tucci tries to win hearts and minds from VC backers

Analysis VMware spin-off? Let the shareholders decide
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 17:31

Fujitsu boss sets CDOs against CIOs at annual do

EMEAI chief tells traditionalists: ‘Don’t be a bottleneck’
Joe Fay, 18 Nov 16:56

Seagate and SGI buddy up to flog HPC bigness to big business

Another ClusterStor reseller appears
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 16:21

That dreaded syncing feeling: Will Microsoft EVER fix OneDrive?

Microsoft's long history of broken Windows sync
Tim Anderson, 18 Nov 15:57

HMRC dishes out tax rewards to GOV.UK... for inking deals with MEGABUCKS SIs

Departments using large system integrators are eligible for VAT refunds from their IT, while those purchasing off-the-shelf "cloud" services will be entitled to nada, according to the latest draft HMRC guidance.
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UK.gov teams up with moneymen on HACK ATTACK INSURANCE

+Comment The UK government last week partnered with 12 insurance companies to develop the "cyber-insurance" market. But experts are split on whether encouraging the development of the nascent market will result in the adoption of improved security practices.
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Don't like droopy results, NetApp? Develop server-side SAN

+Comment NetApp's third-quarter revenue number have confirmed its recent overall decline, with the storage and data management company trying to recover from several recent quarters of revenue falls.

Amazon cloud apps LIVE! Bezos' boys spin up 'lifecycle management' services

Amazon thinks it knows a thing or two about deploying applications in the cloud, and to prove it, it's rolling out a collection of new tools to help developers improve the build and deployment lifecycles of their cloudy apps.

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Tandberg and Sphere3D deals offer hope after 18 bad ones
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No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Frodo and the Ring
Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debate Scottish independence
You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
Internet of Things
Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms