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EMC feels burn of declining demand for enterprise storage

EMC's share price dipped today after it revealed that fiscal Q1 profits crashed by close to a third on the back of rising operational costs and falling sales of enterprise kit.

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

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

Actually, a tip-top comms network for our 999 heroes
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 13:57

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

Wikibon prognosticates, says we're all doomed
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 07:29

Cisco kicks off security kit/software/cloud combo

Realtime protection, apparently
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Apr 04:01

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

Leaker claims big release due this fall as Microsoft herds us into the CLOUD
Neil McAllister, 22 Apr 22:18

VMware slurps more cash from the death of hardware

Expectation-busting quarter means Gelsinger's ship not slowing down yet
Jack Clark, 22 Apr 21:45

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

The use of stolen login credentials continues to be the most common way for network intruders to access sensitive information. Two out of three breaches were the result of weak or swiped passwords, making a case for strong two-factor authentication, according to Verizon’s latest annual Data Breach Investigations Report.
SAP

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

The decline in SAP’s software sales has accelerated while the company’s smaller cloud operation has continued to expand.

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

Redmond to be a smartphone maker under new boss Nadella

AMD stock soars after positive quarterly report

Is the PC market's death spiral slowing? Some appear to think so

Next Windows obsolescence panic is 450 days from … NOW!

With the not-quite-panic over the end of support for Windows XP behind us, you'd think it's a time to chill out for a bit.

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

Analysis With the tremendous noise of chickens coming home to roost, IBM's first quarter storage revenues carried on crashing down with depressed revenues.

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

Speaking in Tech: Social media, big brands, smut. Never mix these three!

Podcast Plus: Why do we splatter the internet with plugs for our employers, anyway?
Team Register, 16 Apr 15:26

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

Parallels could whip VMware or Microsoft, happier as Robin Hood

Ingram deal puts junior virtualiser in box seat to broker SaaS and cloud
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 04:04

Intel sees 'signs of improvement in the PC business' but earnings remain 'Meh...'

Prospects for the future, however, please Wall Street money men
Rik Myslewski, 15 Apr 21:21

VMware fires up vCloud Disaster Recovery service

Anti-Godzilla tech saves precious bit barn data from unforeseen stomping
Jack Clark, 15 Apr 17:43

Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper

If you're one of the few people who bought a Sony VAIO Fit 11A laptop/tablet convertible unit in the last few months, you need to unplug it immediately and step away from the system, Sony has warned.

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
Sleep Cycle iOS app screenshot

Trevor Pott

Forget big-spending globo biz: it's about the consumer... and he's desperate for a nap

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