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HDS, HP dethrone NetApp in the land of the MAGIC QUADRANT

Gartner points to critical capabilities for decision
Chris Mellor, 24 Nov 14:13

BT in talks to RE-SLURP O2 after spitting it out a decade ago

In talks with Spanish owner Telefonica

Logicalis splits with UK sales director Brooker after five months

'So long and thanks for all the cheese'
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 12:48

Bubble-licious: Good times here again for UK tech startups – research

VCs pumping in that money like it's 2001
Kat Hall, 24 Nov 12:39

Let's vote on breaking up Google, say MEPs with NO power to do any such thing

Choc teapot in Choc Factory melt threat
Jennifer Baker, 24 Nov 12:13

Gov.UK annual IT spend edges down... to £4.3 BEEELLION

But billions still going on backoffice
Kat Hall, 24 Nov 09:02
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Brit mobile firms in FOURPLAY TUSSLE – how very French of them

About 10 years ago, Faultline wrote a report on the economics of quad play. We hardly sold any (about 20), and the reason was, one of our resellers told us, was that “quad play” was old hat.
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HP boss Meg Whitman shuffles exec pawns just before biz splits

HP CEO Meg Whitman has outlined a management re-org to steer the business toward an eventual split into two separate Fortune 50 firms, according to an internal memo seen by El Chan.

IBM lifts axe, will trim UK workforce weeks before Chrimbo

All about 'rebalancing' don't yer know

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

Gilbert Fiorentino in the dock, keeping brother Carl brother company

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

Android for business is under threat from Microsoft, claims CCS Insight. The Chocolate company’s mobile OS will fall out of favour as the top alternative to Apple, says VP of Enterprise research Nick McQuire.
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We're not, er, 'cut-throat' capitalists – VC formerly known as ISIS

Not wanting to be confused with the vicious band of Middle Eastern warmongerers, ISIS Equity Partners has killed off its old brand, and is now answering the phones as Living Bridge.

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

HP, Symantec PAIR UP to fight off disaster cloud rivals

DRaaS set to appear late next year
Chris Mellor, 21 Nov 09:28

Comet’s might-have-been saviour 'not paying biz debts'

Lewisons Wholesale's Clive Coombes facing 8 CCJs totalling over £125k
Paul Kunert, 20 Nov 16:02

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

The shark threatening to eat big data just got bigger
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Nov 12:31

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
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 11:02

Oracle to axe over 450 jobs in Euro support centres – sources

Exclusive Database giant declines to comment
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 10:32

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

And you thought financial IT was scary
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 09:20

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

Apple: Want a PATCH for iOS Masque attack? TOUGH LUCK, FANBOI

Apple has downplayed the Masque iOS security threat, saying no one has actually been affected by the security vulnerability.

Mastercard and Visa to ERADICATE password authentication

Mastercard and Visa are removing the need for users to enter their passwords for identity confirmation as part of a revamp of the existing (oft-criticised) 3-D Secure scheme.
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NetApp to put Amazon’s cloud ONTAP for thirsty customers

NetApp is continuing its strategy of trying to get ONTAP more integrated with Amazon's storage cloud by having it manage data in Cumulo Amazonius, and back up data to said cloud with the recently acquired SteelStore product.

BlackBerry comeback: BES12 server revealed – it will manage ALL THE THINGS

Turnaround artiste John Chen marked one year as BlackBerry boss with an avalanche of enterprise software news related to the firm's new BES12 server, which can manage enterprise mobe devices running Android, iOS, Windows Phone – and of course, BB's own mobile OS.

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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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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
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Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms