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Big Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloud

Enterprise round-up time...
Gavin Clarke, 22 Oct 15:28

Microsoft warns users about 0-day behind PowerPoint attacks

Might put out patch in update, might chuck it out sooner
John Leyden, 22 Oct 14:16

VMware, Cisco, EMC lovechild to live in Big Daddy EMC's house

EMC absorption rumours confirmed
Chris Mellor, 22 Oct 13:18

APPLE support doc CONFIRMS 'ORGANIZED NETWORK ATTACKS'

China govt: It wasn't us, honest
John Leyden, 22 Oct 12:26

Amazon rolls cloud and on-prem into single sign-on service

ActiveDirectory and Samba AWS bridge
Gavin Clarke, 22 Oct 11:09

Warning to those who covet the data of Internet of Precious Things

There's nothing for you here: it's personal data – watchdogs
OUT-LAW.COM, 22 Oct 10:07
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Reg man has the cure for IBM storage: Just swallow 10 firms

Comment When you are walking on the Moon, far from home and Earth's tethering gravity then giant steps are what you take. When a product set becomes low or no-growth, then its tethering product gravity effect is weakened and you need to take giant steps to rebuild it ... which brings us to IBM.
Microsoft's Scott Guthrie presents the Cloud Platform System

Microsoft and Dell’s cloud in a box: Instant Azure for the data centre

Analysis Two words were missing from Microsoft’s cloudy event in San Francisco yesterday, where CEO Satya Nadella and Cloud and Enterprise VP Scott Guthrie presented an update to the company’s Azure and hybrid cloud strategy. Those two words were System Center.

Reg Vulture grills Xen hypervisor daddy on latest storage upstart

Interview Coho Data techie gets technical on flash-disk rivals

Defence giant BAE coughs $230m for cloud heavy SilverSky

Multinational gets defensive over emails
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Hacked and ashamed? C'mon, Brits – report that cybercrime

Internet-enabled frauds reached £670m across the UK in the 12 months running up to the end of August, according to new figures from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.
Screenshot of Microsoft promotional video touting Office 2013's cloud integration

Most cloud apps flout EU data protection rules – study

Three in four cloud services do not conform to the current EU Data Protection Directive, according to a new study.

VMware gives up on dual-persona smartphone concept

AirWatch has other ideas about the best way to deliver apps to your pocket
Simon Sharwood, 21 Oct 07:01

IBM storage revenues sink: 'We are disappointed,' says CEO

Time to put the storage biz up for sale?
Chris Mellor, 20 Oct 14:32

Routine WHAT NOW? Bank of England’s CHAPS payment system goes TITSUP

Abandon hope all ye homebuyers who enter
Jasper Hamill, 20 Oct 12:18

Violin: Don't weep for Tier 1 storage... it'll soon be flashtastic

Comment CEO: Scale-out hyper-converged systems? Pah!
Chris Mellor, 20 Oct 11:28

Sophos to offshore American support operations

Exclusive Blame Canada?
John Leyden, 20 Oct 11:01

SDI Wars: EMC must FORGET ARRAYS, adapt or disappear

Sysadmin blog Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?
Trevor Pott, 20 Oct 09:03

Steve Jobs' bio man tackles geeks who 'created the digital revolution'

Page File The Innovators: Explained
Chris Mellor, 19 Oct 12:01

US government fines Intel's Wind River over crypto exports

New emphasis on encryption as a weapon?
John Leyden, 17 Oct 17:48

Let the SAN shine: Supermicro inks EVO: RAIL deal with Nexenta

Gets Supermicro on board
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 13:40

Hey small biz: You know what you need? A tape library – Overland

Puts the XL into NEOxl with a good few terabytes of storage
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 11:39

Bad news, fandroids: He who controls the IPC tool, controls the DROID

Researchers discover Binder blinder
John Leyden, 16 Oct 17:34

AMD pays new CEO $150K LESS than her male predecessor

Not only Nadella that's nuts
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 16:57

Huawei and Accenture pucker up for enterprise love-in

It's all about the cloud, people –cloud, cloud, cloud
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 16:02

Deckchairs shifted aboard tech liner HP's services biz

Time for that fiscal New Year rejig
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 15:02

Windows XP refresh will DO NOTHING for lame PC market next year

The XP refresh provided the boon that computer makers and their respective channel suppliers clung to following a period of lean sales, but the majority of replacement have now taken place.
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Ingram UK basks in rosy glow of ... successful cost-cutting

Throwing costs overboard, smaller interest repayments and walking away from lower-margin business beautified Ingram Micro UK’s bottom line in calendar ’13, as its latest Companies House filing reveals.
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Do Moan! MONSTER 6-day EMAIL OUTAGE hits Domain Monster

Updated Fed-up Domain Monster customers are still waiting for the company to fix an email outage that has been going on for six days now.

Lure of OpenStack overwhelms EMC: Must ... SLURP... startup

EMC is reportedly buying the Cloudscaling Group, a software startup helping to manage clouds of OpenStack-using servers, with the deal worth less than $50m.

Opinion

Tim Worstall

Or why the reversal of globalisation ain't gonna 'appen
The full Spanglish breakfast: mealy pudding, bacon, black pudding, sausages, fried egg, toast
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Trevor Pott

Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?

Chris Mellor

Why overlapping kit from a merger equals a disaster in waiting
management cloud2

Gavin Clarke

The executioner turns gambler as HP's PCs are set to go

Features

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