Max Cooter
IoC uses first annual conference to tackle diversity in tech
Careers & training

IoC uses first annual conference to tackle diversity in tech

Although the event was noticeably light on industry representation
20 Mar 2019
What is Business Intelligence (BI)?
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business intelligence (BI)

What is Business Intelligence (BI)?

BI is a simple concept, but not one that's always understood
21 Feb 2019
Where will cloud take us in 2014?
cloud computing

Where will cloud take us in 2014?

Max Cooter ponders just where cloud is headed in the next year and beyond…
13 Feb 2014
Where will cloud take us in 2014?
cloud computing

Where will cloud take us in 2014?

Max Cooter ponders just where cloud is headed in the next year and beyond…
13 Feb 2014
Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 review
Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking 12 review

Is the voice dictation software a substitute for touch typing?
18 Nov 2013
AWS brings real-time analytics and low-cost VDI to the cloud
AWS Re:Invent keynote stage
cloud hosting

AWS brings real-time analytics and low-cost VDI to the cloud

Cloud services giant sets out vision for easier big data analysis and lower cost VDI deployments at Re:Invent conference.
15 Nov 2013
Experimenting with Big Data
business intelligence (BI)

Experimenting with Big Data

Big data is more than just the latest buzzword, it's a gateway to insight and understanding.
29 Oct 2013
Microsoft Business Intelligence eXperience Workshop
business intelligence (BI)

Microsoft Business Intelligence eXperience Workshop

What can you expect to learn at one of Microsoft's Business Intelligence eXperience Workshops? Max Cooter finds out.
24 Oct 2013
Have your say about Cloud Pro...
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Business strategy

Have your say about Cloud Pro...

And you might win an Amazon Kindle Fire.
16 Oct 2013
The Benefits of Business Intelligence
business intelligence (BI)

The Benefits of Business Intelligence

A well implemented business intelligence strategy can deliver real insight for your company.
15 Oct 2013
HP sets out software-defined networking app store plans
App store
Network & Internet

HP sets out software-defined networking app store plans

Hardware giant takes wraps off SDN developer kit and app store.
1 Oct 2013
Q&A: Jon maddog Hall
Q&A
Business strategy

Q&A: Jon maddog Hall

We speak to the free software champion about where he thinks the industry is headed.
22 Aug 2013
Office of Fair Trading to probe Government IT contracts
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public sector

Office of Fair Trading to probe Government IT contracts

The OFT wants to establish if the public sector is paying over the odds for ICT.
4 Jul 2013
BT chief in show of support for CIOs
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Business strategy

BT chief in show of support for CIOs

BT Global Services CEO Luis Alvarez claims CIOs still have a very important role to play in the BYOD and cloud era.
3 Jul 2013
Automation no threat to staff productivity
project management software

Automation no threat to staff productivity

A new report from the Economic Intelligence Unit shines a light on management automation fears.
5 Mar 2013
Why 2013 won't be the year of the cloud
Storm cloud
cloud computing

Why 2013 won't be the year of the cloud

Last year saw cloud make its way into the enterprise, but talk of a year of the cloud may be misguided, argues Maxwell Cooter.
4 Jan 2013
BT embarks on collaboration and comms push
Collaboration
cloud computing

BT embarks on collaboration and comms push

Telco has launched a range of new products to tap into the growing business demand for collaboration services.
26 Sep 2012
Dropbox the winner as consumer cloud products thwart CIOs
Dropbox homepage
cloud storage

Dropbox the winner as consumer cloud products thwart CIOs

Users are increasingly going against company policy to use their preferred cloud products, claims Spiceworks.
1 Aug 2012
HP debuts converged cloud offering
Cloud
cloud computing

HP debuts converged cloud offering

Hardware giant takes wraps off new converged cloud architecture.
11 Apr 2012
Server issues ruin data centre strategy
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Server & storage

Server issues ruin data centre strategy

IT departments are still struggling to cope with server management, as it continues to take time away from strategic planning.
29 Mar 2012
Sage teams up with Rackspace to deliver CRM to SMBs
balance sheets
cloud computing

Sage teams up with Rackspace to deliver CRM to SMBs

Small business software company Sage is to deliver SaaS-based CRM through a deal with Rackspace.
2 Mar 2012
Government CloudStore open for business
Cloud
cloud computing

Government CloudStore open for business

The Government's CloudStore is now open for business, a move that will shake up public IT.
20 Feb 2012
LSE: Cloud computing to fuel economic growth
cloud computing
cloud computing

LSE: Cloud computing to fuel economic growth

Cloud computing could provide a real boost to the economy and create jobs, research claims.
1 Feb 2012
Joyent snags round of funding to boost cloud attack
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Joyent snags round of funding to boost cloud attack

The firm has been boosted by $85 million in venture capital funding to help bring to market a range of new services.
24 Jan 2012
Cisco launches integrated cloud platform
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Cisco launches integrated cloud platform

Cisco has pulled together its various strands for CloudVerse, aimed at service providers and large enterprises.
7 Dec 2011
G-Cloud tender deadline extended due to weight of interest
Cloud building blocks
cloud computing

G-Cloud tender deadline extended due to weight of interest

The tender deadline for the Government's G-Cloud initiative has been extended to cope with demand.
29 Nov 2011
Cloud computing could drive growth say business leaders
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Cloud computing could drive growth say business leaders

Cloud represents best chance to grow a business says Dragon's Den star James Caan.
18 Nov 2011
Oracle releases Solaris 11: software for the cloud?
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cloud computing

Oracle releases Solaris 11: software for the cloud?

Oracle has released a new version of Solaris, claiming it is full of cloud capabilities.
10 Nov 2011
Will cloud computing skills protect against recession?
job ads
cloud computing

Will cloud computing skills protect against recession?

Mastering cloud computing is a way to combat the effects of the recession, according to a recruitment firm.
3 Oct 2011
MVA Challenge: seeing how it hangs together
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cloud computing

MVA Challenge: seeing how it hangs together

The full range of the System Center suite is a daunting one but it's gratifying to see how the parts slot
30 Sep 2011
MVA Challenge: ensuring Hyper-V is not lost in translation
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cloud computing

MVA Challenge: ensuring Hyper-V is not lost in translation

The latest part of the Cloud Pro MVA challenge finds the editor hoping to get to grips with a new vocabulary.
7 Sep 2011
Strato unveils Dropbox rival
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Strato unveils Dropbox rival

Strato has launched a cloud-based storage service that exploits Germany's strict privacy laws for added protection.
5 Sep 2011
Next stage of the Microsoft Virtual Academy challenge:
data
cloud computing

Next stage of the Microsoft Virtual Academy challenge:

The latest stage of the MVA Challenge has been handicapped by poor broadband but there's still richness to explore.
2 Sep 2011
Dell partners with VMware for first public cloud platform
cloud computing
cloud computing

Dell partners with VMware for first public cloud platform

Dell has taken first steps into the public cloud arena by building on its partnership with VMware.
31 Aug 2011
The first steps in the Microsoft Virtual Academy - taking
Cloud computing building blocks
cloud computing

The first steps in the Microsoft Virtual Academy - taking

The Editor Challenge really gets under way. Can you outscore Cloud Pro's editor on the Microsoft Virtual Academy virtualisation test?
23 Aug 2011