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Cisco: you're all malware hosts

Security report also notes skills shortage
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Apr 02:02

Apple's strong iPhone sales crush Wall Street moneymen's tepid expectations

Plans seven-for-one stock split, $130bn capital return
Rik Myslewski, 23 Apr 21:17

IBM rides nightmarish hardware landscape on OpenPOWER Consortium raft

Google mulls 'third-generation of warehouse-scale computing' on Big Blue's open chips
Jack Clark, 23 Apr 18:07

Microsoft Azure adds global HUSH-HUSH connection routes with Equinix

New 'ExpressRoute' connections in 16 Equinix bit barns across world
Jack Clark, 23 Apr 17:33

EMC feels burn of declining demand for enterprise storage

Sales edge up but profits collapse by a third for fiscal Q1
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 17:02

KPMG: UK tech supplier takes on 'majority' of customers from titsup Glasshouse

49 out of 118 heads transfer to Bell Microsystems
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 15:03
Pure Storage F320

Pure Storage opens wide, VCs shovel in yet MORE millions of $$$

All-flash array startup Pure Storage has just trousered another $225m of funding, less than a year after enjoying a $150m E-round. Why on earth does it need more cash now?

Who fancies a billion-quid bonanza? Just flog the Home Office some shiny walkie-talkies

The UK Home Office is touting a mega contract worth up to £1.2bn to build a next-generation comms network for Blighty's brave emergency services.

Enterprise storage will die just like tape did, say chaps with graphs

Wikibon prognosticates, says we're all doomed

Cisco kicks off security kit/software/cloud combo

Realtime protection, apparently
Double Facepalm; when one facepalm is not enough.

Got Windows 8.1 Update yet? Get ready for YET ANOTHER ONE – rumor

The Windows rumor mill is buzzing yet again, with word that Microsoft is planning yet another update to Windows 8.1 that will ship in the fall, possibly to be followed by a new, cloud-centric version of Windows that will be available free of charge.
Pat Gelsinger

VMware slurps more cash from the death of hardware

VMware has proven once again that there's a lot of money still to be made from killing traditional data center hardware and resurrecting it as a set of software services hovering atop dumb boxes.

Despite your fancy-schmancy security tech, passwords still weakest link in IT defences

So concludes Verizon's new global data-breach probe
John Leyden, 22 Apr 14:48

El Reg gets mobile makeover

Site news Give it a spin, give us your verdict
Drew Cullen, 22 Apr 11:42

SAP's on-site apps fumble for the gearstick as cloud stamps pedal

This bandwagon is up and away, even if it's not carrying that much cash right now
Gavin Clarke, 22 Apr 11:35

SanDisk surfs cash tsunami on biz SSDs: Prelim nice, but DIMM?

Flash-on-DDR3-sticks to emerge later this year, we're promised
Chris Mellor, 22 Apr 10:38

It's a done deal! Microsoft-Nokia merger to close on Friday

Redmond to be a smartphone maker under new boss Nadella
Neil McAllister, 21 Apr 18:45

AMD stock soars after positive quarterly report

Is the PC market's death spiral slowing? Some appear to think so
Rik Myslewski, 21 Apr 18:04

Next Windows obsolescence panic is 450 days from … NOW!

The clock is ticking louder for Windows Server 2003 R2 users
Simon Sharwood, 20 Apr 08:02

El Reg drills into IBM: The storage biz's got that sinking feeling

Analysis How long before Blue Big HQ pulls the plug on the whole thing?
Chris Mellor, 17 Apr 17:04

OK, we get the message, Microsoft: Windows Defender splats 1000s of WinXP, Server 2k3 PCs

Anti-malware update gaffe trashes axed OSes
Gavin Clarke, 17 Apr 13:14

Inside the Hekaton: SQL Server 2014's database engine deconstructed

Nadella's database sqares the circle of cheap memory vs speed

Google spends in three months on data centers what used to take a year

Chocolate Factory on track for TEN BEEELLION dollar annual bit barn spend
Jack Clark, 17 Apr 03:02

Google's latest mega-earnings fail to impress shareholders

What, just $15.4bn? You bore us, Google...
Neil McAllister, 16 Apr 22:33

What's a right pain in the ASCII for IBM? Its own leech-like hardware biz

Keep your eyes on our cloud while we remove this pesky thing, say execs
Jack Clark, 16 Apr 21:38

Fusion-io: Ah, Microsoft. I see there's in-memory in SQL Server 2014... **GERONIMO!**

Server flasher leaps in to fulfil need for SQL speed
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 09:25

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

The Federation against Software Theft (FAST) and the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) have said they're very concerned about standards budgets in England and Wales being slashed by an average of 40 per cent.
Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini

Insight warns Google embracers of hidden costs in Apps for Biz

A number of Microsoft's top table resellers may have wrapped their arms around Google's Apps for Business but one that did so half a decade ago - Insight Enterprises - says it hasn't seen the benefit.
data centre

HP: Lenovo's buy of IBM x86 biz is bad, bad, bad...

The volume of noise from anxious biz customers and some channel types over Lenovo's buy of IBM's x86 server biz is deafening the ears of those gentle folk at HP.

Top ten biz software vendors reveal Heartbleed exposure

The advent of the Heartbleed Open SSL vulnerability has enterprise software development teams scrambling to figure out if they have a problem, and the news is not always good.

Opinion

Chris Mellor

How long before Blue Big HQ pulls the plug on the whole thing?

Chris Mellor

Drives nails forged with Red Hat iron into VCE's coffin
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Trevor Pott

Forget big-spending globo biz: it's about the consumer... and he's desperate for a nap
Steve Bennet, ex-Symantec CEO

Chris Mellor

Enormo security firm needs to get serious about acquisitions
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