Jennifer Scott
Vodafone stumps up £1bn for Cable & Wireless Worldwide
contract
Mobile

Vodafone stumps up £1bn for Cable & Wireless Worldwide

Troubled telco gets a reprieve as mobile phone operator swoops in with buyout offer.
23 Apr 2012
EMC to snap up flash player XtremIO?
Acquisition
Server & storage

EMC to snap up flash player XtremIO?

According to reports, the storage giant could be about to splash some cash on flash technology.
23 Apr 2012
hVault unveils holographic storage
holographics
Server & storage

hVault unveils holographic storage

The US start-up claims the high density storage could have a lifetime of over 50 years.
17 Apr 2012
Gartner: Firms must invest more in CIOs
Little people
Business strategy

Gartner: Firms must invest more in CIOs

Analyst claims business innovation is at stake because companies don't value the importance of CIOs.
16 Apr 2012
Portugal floats ‘terabyte tax’ in fight against illegal
Two PCs
Business strategy

Portugal floats ‘terabyte tax’ in fight against illegal

Opposition party proposes tax on storage devices to protect copyright owners.
13 Apr 2012
Intel unveils PCIe SSD range
SSD
solid state storage (SSD)

Intel unveils PCIe SSD range

The chip manufacturer announces its first PCIe-based solid state drives under the 910 series umbrella.
12 Apr 2012
Oracle reveals raft of Xeon E5-based Sun servers
Sun Fire X4170
Server & storage

Oracle reveals raft of Xeon E5-based Sun servers

The Silicon Valley giant launches five servers based on Intel’s latest Xeon E5 chips.
11 Apr 2012
Red Hat Storage 2.0 goes into beta
beta
Server & storage

Red Hat Storage 2.0 goes into beta

The open source firm unveils software designed for the management of unstructured data.
10 Apr 2012
Western Digital brings 2TB to Macs
storage backup
Server & storage

Western Digital brings 2TB to Macs

The storage firm brings the first 2TB portable drive to Apple users.
5 Apr 2012
TIBCO acquires LogLogic
M&A
cloud security

TIBCO acquires LogLogic

The software firm invests into cloud security with its latest acquisition.
5 Apr 2012
ownCloud offers open source Dropbox rival
cloud computing
cloud storage

ownCloud offers open source Dropbox rival

The open source project unveils its first commercial product, claiming to give the flexibility with extra security measures.
4 Apr 2012
HGST unveils 4TB hard drive
storage
Server & storage

HGST unveils 4TB hard drive

The company claims its newly launched Ultrastar 7K4000 is the largest enterprise level drive on the market.
4 Apr 2012
IT directors fear project vs budget battle in 2012
project management
Business strategy

IT directors fear project vs budget battle in 2012

Research claims less than 40 per cent of IT budgets are rising whilst 89 per cent of workloads are on the up.
3 Apr 2012
IDC: Hard disk market to return to growth
research charts
Server & storage

IDC: Hard disk market to return to growth

The analyst firm claims HDD vendors have pressed the ‘reset button’ following natural disasters decimating manufacturing.
2 Apr 2012
Enterprises must find secure Dropbox for employees
data protection
cloud storage

Enterprises must find secure Dropbox for employees

Like it or not, workers will be using cloud storage in the office and it is time the enterprise found a secure way to do it.
2 Apr 2012
Box unveils ‘mobile cloud for enterprise’
Cloud building blocks
cloud computing

Box unveils ‘mobile cloud for enterprise’

Box OneCloud aims to bring together business applications for workers on the move.
2 Apr 2012
O2 aims ‘On & On’ at small business
mobile phone bill
Mobile

O2 aims ‘On & On’ at small business

The mobile operator offers a new ‘unlimited tariff’ to its small business customers.
30 Mar 2012
Lite-On brings SSDs to the UK
storage

Lite-On brings SSDs to the UK

The 2.5in solid state drives will begin shipping in April.
30 Mar 2012
Google opens Tech City campus
innovation lightbulb
Business strategy

Google opens Tech City campus

The Silicon Valley giant opens up a co-working site to inspire entrepreneurs at Silicon Roundabout.
30 Mar 2012
Flynn: EMC is the data centre ‘bottleneck’
Boxing gloves
Server & storage

Flynn: EMC is the data centre ‘bottleneck’

The CEO of Fusion IO claims EMC’s storage strategy is holding back progress in the data centre.
29 Mar 2012
Red Hat becomes billion dollar company
Red Hat
open source

Red Hat becomes billion dollar company

Along with breaking the billion barrier in revenues, the firm reveals it will be bringing SLAs to its Platform as a Service offering.
29 Mar 2012
Technology sector to boost UK job market
Jobs
Business strategy

Technology sector to boost UK job market

A survey by Barclays shows 78 per cent of technology firms are looking to recruit over the next year.
28 Mar 2012
UK Government signs three year deal with Oracle
Handshake
public sector

UK Government signs three year deal with Oracle

Liam Maxwell claims the £75 million of savings and negotiated fixed price makes the commitment worth it.
28 Mar 2012
HTC deleting customer data next month
HTC
backup

HTC deleting customer data next month

After touting its HTCSense.com back-up to customers, a renovation of the site will remove everything stored there at the end of April.
27 Mar 2012
Ofcom extends Everything Everywhere 4G consultation
Mobile phone
Network & Internet

Ofcom extends Everything Everywhere 4G consultation

The regulator bows to pressure from rival operators, extending the consultation period to 8 May.
27 Mar 2012
MPs tell Google to block privacy-breaking searches
Houses of Parliament
IT regulation

MPs tell Google to block privacy-breaking searches

The committee looking into injunctions says search engines much take a stronger role in ensuring privacy law isn’t broken online.
27 Mar 2012
Intel to launch two SSDs in May?
Question mark
solid state storage (SSD)

Intel to launch two SSDs in May?

Reports claim the Maple Crest and Ramsdale series will be out in less than two months, with more new SSDs due in the third and fourth quarter of 2012.
26 Mar 2012
Data centres integral to high-speed broadband in UK
Networks
Network & Internet

Data centres integral to high-speed broadband in UK

Government needs to shift focus from fibre to data centre network, says head of Brocade in the UK
26 Mar 2012
Microsoft and Nokia fund AppCampus programme
apps
Careers & training

Microsoft and Nokia fund AppCampus programme

The new scheme, based out of a Finnish university, will encourage more mobile app development on the Windows Phone platform.
26 Mar 2012
MoJ: Cloud adoption is a ‘no-brainer’
cloud computing
cloud computing

MoJ: Cloud adoption is a ‘no-brainer’

The Government’s G-Cloud project continues to get support from Whitehall, with the Ministry of Justice the latest to endorse
26 Mar 2012
Quantum unveils cloud back-up appliance
cloud computing
cloud computing

Quantum unveils cloud back-up appliance

The data protection firm launches its latest cloud back-up software integrated into the DXi V1000 product.
23 Mar 2012
UK lags in emerging market investment
investment
Business strategy

UK lags in emerging market investment

A study by Tata Communications shows the UK falling behind other established countries when it comes to investing in the emerging markets.
22 Mar 2012
Tata: 'No net neutrality in mobile broadband'
Mobile data on iPad
Mobile

Tata: 'No net neutrality in mobile broadband'

Executives claim traffic must be prioritised to manage the data explosion.
21 Mar 2012
Blue Coat to offer cloud, web and mobile security
Blue Coat logo
cloud computing

Blue Coat to offer cloud, web and mobile security

A new product aims itself at businesses looking to extend their networks into the cloud.
19 Mar 2012
Vtesse offers short term contracts for London 2012
Data room
cloud computing

Vtesse offers short term contracts for London 2012

The firm will provide a data centre and office safe haven outside of London for the duration of the Olympic Games.
19 Mar 2012