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Outsourcery has ‘greater flexibility to pursue opportunities’ after £4m Voda loan

It plugs a hole, but where are the profits?
Kat Hall, 03 Jul 12:43

Cloud market spins up a cyclone of sales

Server, storage and switch sales surge 25 per cent, says IDC
Simon Sharwood, 03 Jul 04:30

Looking forward to getting Windows 10 the day it ships? Yeah, about that...

Not everyone will get it all at once
Neil McAllister, 02 Jul 22:49

Japan's NTT whips out OpenStack cannon at cloud Godzilla AWS

Tokyo wants to avoid head-to-head with Amazon
Gavin Clarke, 02 Jul 22:38

Intel 80386 queen Renée James quits as chipmaker's president

Will assume role of CEO of another company in January
Neil McAllister, 02 Jul 18:44

Rigby clan jumps into private equity game

Industry vet Paul Eccleston heads up investment arm for Midlands-based group
Paul Kunert, 02 Jul 17:11
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Kelway MD: A deal with CDW is NOT around the corner

Top brass at Kelway this week scotched talk on the shop floor of a pending deal with NASDAQ-listed CDW, claiming it will not be acquired outright by the US giant any time soon.

Fujitsu 'insurgent' Keegan pops up in top EMEIA post

It's all change at the top of Fujitsu’s UK management deck, with boss man Michael Keegan being catapulted into the firm’s EMEIA hardware business.

Atos buys up Xerox ITO, splashing almost $1 billion in process

French firm sets its sights on US takeover

NHS IT failures mount as GP data system declared unfit for purpose

‘Failed projects have long been an expensive cliché … this is no exception’
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Privacy watchdog ICO slashes its fines in half

The total value of fines issued by the UK Information Commissioner's Office has halved compared with last year – despite the watchdog receiving roughly the same number of complaints about data protection.
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Windows 7 and 8.1 market share surge, XP falls behind OS X

Here we are again in the early days of a month, so off we go to Netmarketshare and StatCounter to see what the world's computers are running.

We read Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 316-page post-split blueprint so you don't have to

SEC docs show shape of tomorrow's HP after breakup
Neil McAllister, 02 Jul 00:57

Microsoft in Blighty reveals its 78 THOUSAND POUND Surface 3 slabloid

That is a VERY expensive LTE option indeed
Simon Sharwood, 01 Jul 07:03

Former VMware staffer blows whistle on government pricing plan

Virtzilla and partner Carahsoft to pay US$75 MEELLION in overcharging settlement
Simon Sharwood, 01 Jul 00:57

IBM gets green light to sell off chips biz to GlobalFoundries

US regulators furrow brows, frown, nod
Neil McAllister, 30 Jun 21:11

HP's split surgeon Bill Veghte splits from HP

Antonio Neri ascends to top of Enterprise Group
Neil McAllister, 30 Jun 20:04

Cisco gobbles OpenDNS, sorts out cloud security portfolio

'Vast new wave of opportunities for security breaches’

Confused Colt dumps the IT services market while revenues shrink

Company will burn millions shutting down biz
Kat Hall, 30 Jun 14:21

Half of Windows Server 2003 fans will miss July's security cut-off

Please, sir, can we have a Custom Support Agreement?
Gavin Clarke, 30 Jun 13:39

Universal Credit white elephant needs 'urgent breakthrough' says MP

£16bn moneypit project shambles on, ignoring deadlines as it goes
Kat Hall, 30 Jun 12:40

Surging US dollar curbs global IT budgets

5.5% fall masks increased activity, says Gartner
Drew Cullen, 30 Jun 10:58

VPNs are so insecure you might as well wear a KICK ME sign

Brit boffins' test of 14 prominent privacy tunnels finds leaks galore thanks to IPv6 mess
Darren Pauli, 30 Jun 06:32

Wallet wafting into the Cloud? Amazon hears your pain

Launches tools to forestall surprises
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Jun 04:26

We’re in bed together, admit Intel Security, Trend Micro and NCA

Infosec firms confirm they're dating – but not exclusively

Tech Mahindra posts profit warning: The end for Indian outsourcing?

‘Seasonally weak’ mobility business to blame
Kat Hall, 29 Jun 11:03

Docker shocker: It's got a commercial product, and is ready to SELL IT

DockerCon 2015 The themes of Docker's past conferences has been increasing adoption of the container tech, but the theme of this year's DockerCon was moving beyond experimentation and into production deployment.
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Juniper pals up with Ruckus Wireless, targets Cisco (again)

Juniper Networks is moving to fill out footprint in enterprise wireless access, signing a deal to integrate kit from Ruckus Wireless into its Ethernet switch range.
Scott Johnson and Mark Russinovich at DockerCon 2015

Docker and Microsoft unite Windows and Linux in the cloud

DockerCon 2015 Microsoft has doubled down on its support for Docker, further integrating the software container tech with Azure and Visual Studio Online and demoing the first-ever containerized application spanning both Windows and Linux systems.
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Where's the Network Services framework at? Uh, dunno, says UK.gov

Clown Crown Commercial Services has told prospective candidates for the mega Network Services framework that it will confirm the line-up of suppliers at some point. Maybe soon.

Opinion

Windows 10 on Surface 3

Tim Anderson

It's do-or-die for Microsoft's new operating system on 29 July
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Simon Sharwood

Clouds sell compute by the glass. On-premises kitmakers want to sell wine-as-a-service

Greg Knieriemen

Privacy, security, information sovereignty, what we all want, right?
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore, speaking at Build 2015

Andrew Orlowski

Redmond devotees may as well have demanded manga desktop wallpaper
Android icon desktop toys

Andrew Orlowski

Samsung ponders thwarted efforts to climb up the stack

Dale Vile

Or more to the point, what people do with it

Features

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Nice devices, now speak 'enterprise' to me
Standard Form 86 reads like a biography of each intelligence worker
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Breaking through the hardware barricades to a new network state
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‘AWS is to the era of cloud what Microsoft is to client/server’