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NHS supplier Trustmarque seeks backers after accounting change

The future of major NHS supplier Trustmarque looks less certain after private equity backer Dunedin confirmed that a change in the way revenue is recognised has created a “funding gap”.

Multi-billion pound UK.gov tech framework awarded to 33 suppliers

Agree to make a mini-margin? You're on board
Paul Kunert, 02 Sep 13:43

Logicalis tap up software developer, buys majority stake

Integrator grabs bitesize piece of mobile app and Wi-Fi services space
Paul Kunert, 02 Sep 11:21

Microsoft changes cert test providers, hints at fun new exams

If you really love taking tests with Prometric, do 'em before Christmas
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 02:58

Cisco climbs aboard containerisation cloudwagon, with security reservations

Teams with Red Hat to add SDN so containerised apps can get to work faster
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 00:02

Windows 7 settles as Windows XP use finally starts to slip … a bit

And at the back of the field, Windows 8.1 is sprinting away from Windows 8
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 21:54

Woe, Daddy! GoDaddy customers wail as hosting service GOES TITSUP

Support team swamped by calls as websites die
Kelly Fiveash, 01 Sep 10:56
Microsoft-themed Monopoly board

China: You, Microsoft. Office-Windows 'compatibility'. You have 20 days to explain

China's antitrust regulator has given Microsoft 20 days to hand over a written explanation of how the Windows OS works together with the bundled Office software suite as part of its probe into the firm’s alleged monopoly activities.
Oracle's Iron Man 2 ad

European Commission okays Oracle's MICROS gobble

Oracle's US$5bn purchase of integrated hardware-maker MICROS has been approved by the European Commission.

Redmond resists order to hand over overseas email

Court wanted peek as related to US investigation
Falcon 1 launches from Kwajalein

Server sales show signs of slight surge

Server sales continue to rise, according to IDC's new Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, which suggests the long-term outlook for servers might even be half-way decent.
HP

HP busts out new ProLiant Gen9 servers

Hewlett-Packard has announced the first in a series of new Gen9 servers, racks and blades it reckons turn HP’s existing designs on their head.

All-flash array shipper Violin plays concerto after re-stringing

+Comment Cuts its losses - literally
Chris Mellor, 28 Aug 13:29

Microsoft boots 1,500 dodgy apps from the Windows Store

DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! Naughty, misleading developers!
Simon Sharwood, 28 Aug 05:02

Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices $10 per terabyte, matching Google and Microsoft

Adds sharing tools, to existing lineup
Iain Thomson, 27 Aug 22:21

Hyperconverged kit is SO HOT right now. $140m sound about right, Nutanix?

Watch out, cash burn is increasing
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 15:28

HP: We're still running the ARM race with Moonshot servers

We're in, but this ain't for the faint of heart
Gavin Clarke, 27 Aug 14:28

Tim Cook: I'm NOT worried about CRAP iPad sales. It's just a 'speedbump'

'We couldn’t be happier with how we’ve done'
Jasper Hamill, 27 Aug 11:58

HUGE iPAD? Maybe. HUGE ADVERTS? That's for SURE

Noo! Hand not big enough! Don't look at meee!
Jasper Hamill, 27 Aug 11:18

Telecity boss directed to the exit after a decade at helm of data centre biz

Michael Tobin 'makes way for next stage of development'
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Aug 10:53
Micron 128-gigabit multi-level cell NAND Flash memory device

HP lets the SAN shine: StoreVirtual now bigger, flashier, OpenStack-ier

HP has added lots of features to its StoreVirtual software SAN, announced a lower-cost all-flash 3PAR array and provided cheaper backup for remote offices.

Opinion

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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants

Features

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Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club