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Enormo reseller Insight hires former Cisco man to run EMEA services

Insight EMEA claims to have taken a step forward on the long and winding path to tech services glory by recruiting a former Cisco and PricewaterhouseCoopers consulting chief to head up a newly erected division.

Oracle crashes all-flash bash: Behold, our hybrid FS1 arrays

Mutant flash/disk box a pillar of storage: It's axiomatic
Chris Mellor, 30 Sep 15:00

Universal Credit CRISIS: Howard Shiplee SHIPS OUT of top job

Exits post more than six months before contract expires
Kelly Fiveash, 30 Sep 14:37

Cisco: Intercloud no longer lonely wanderer – BT, Ingram Micro and pals sign up

Management issues? Check. Data sovereignty? Check
Paul Kunert, 30 Sep 14:22

It's official: EU chiefs WILL probe Apple's Irish tax deal

But if impropriety found, Ireland, not Apple, will have to fix it
Jennifer Baker, 30 Sep 11:57

Is Cleversafe the object storage of HP's affection?

Mirror, mirror etc, StoreAll is the fairest one of all
Chris Mellor, 30 Sep 10:12

VMware grabs UK channel exec from SAP

Places bets on industry vet Phil Croxford
Paul Kunert, 30 Sep 09:33
HP

ARMs head Moonshot bodies: HP pops Applied Micro, TI chips into carts

HP taking another shot at its Project Moonshot by today announcing two new ARM-powered servers, one 64-bit and the other 32-bit.
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Oracle: What's the X4-4? In-memory monster slams jaws down on 3TB, for starters

OpenWorld Oracle can analyse up to 3TB of data in memory with its latest Exalytics In-Memory Machine, the X4-4.

Business is back, baby! Hasta la VISTA, Win 8... Oh, yeah, Windows 9

Forget touchscreen millennials, Microsoft goes for mouse crowd

Larry: Oracle's now a CLOUDY biz. Ignore everything I said before

Former CEO insults rivals and bigs up the Oracle cloud in Openworld keynote
Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Crouching tiger, FAST ASLEEP dragon: Smugglers can't shift iPhone 6s

Chinese grey market sales of Apple's new iPhone 6 have been sluggish, according to local sources, as the Middle Kingdom fails to warm to the smartphones.

Lenovo to finish $2.1bn IBM x86 server gobble in October

Lenovo will finally get to close the deal on IBM’s x86 server division on 1 October – after slicing a few hundred million off the price tag.

EU to accuse Ireland of giving Apple an overly peachy tax deal – report

Probe expected to say single-digit rate was unlawful

Oracle plans German DCs to soothe NSA-ruffled nerves

Bit barns for Frankfurt, Munich
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Sep 07:03

BlackBerry slowly pulls out of power dive into toilet

Will it manage to clear the rim? <cough>
Andrew Orlowski, 26 Sep 15:55

Four caged in UK after cyber-heist swipes €7m in EU carbon credits

Why couldn't you be stealing Bitcoin like normal people?
John Leyden, 26 Sep 07:32

While you queued for an iPhone 6, Apple's Cook sold shares worth $35m

Right before the stock took a 3.8% dive amid bent and broken mobe drama
Shaun Nichols, 26 Sep 03:27

HP gets appy over SDN

In-house and partner software in SDN app store
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Sep 03:02

Symantec's CEO search ends where it started, with Michael Brown

Interim chief exec named third 'permanent' boss in three years
Neil McAllister, 25 Sep 22:28

Hackers thrash Bash Shellshock bug: World races to cover hole

Update your gear now to avoid early attacks hitting the web
John Leyden, 25 Sep 17:59
Apple Watch

AVOID the Apple Watch. Buy a drone or robot instead, techies told

Channels Forum 2014 Resellers should start investigating drones and robots, but needn’t bother swapping their Rolexes for Apple watches anytime soon, channel consultants Canalys warned today.

Opinion

Houses of Parliament in night-time

Andrew Orlowski

Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Joe Tucci EMC
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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties

Features

Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debate Scottish independence
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Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms
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Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever