Hardware

The cloud and the coming software-defined revolution

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Intel's Alan Priestley explains how the software-defined world will impact both the cloud and the data centre. Graeme Burton reports
29 Sep 2014

Lenovo to finalise $2.1bn IBM x86 server business aquisition

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Deal will see Lenovo become third largest player in x86 server market
29 Sep 2014

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

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'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Phones4U reneges on iPhone 6 refund pledge

Administrators to the bust mobile phone chain have said that they will not refund people who pre-ordered an iPhone 6 – despite earlier promises
26 Sep 2014

Intel to invest $1.5bn in Chinese government-owned semiconductor firm

Deal sees Intel take 20 per cent stake in Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd as firm looks to increase share in Chinese market
26 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres ‘the only way’ to provide IT as a service

Panel discussion at Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit concludes that the future of the data centre is virtual
26 Sep 2014

Apple officially apologises for broken iOS 8 update as #bendgate trends onwards

Is this Tim Cook’s worst week?
26 Sep 2014

Samsung provides UEL students 4,000 tablets, while exiting Europe laptop market for good

Devices pre-loaded with course textbooks, virtual learning environment resources
25 Sep 2014

Customers 'should demand better collaboration' from storage providers in colo situations, says Digital Realty

'For too long the sales guy just clears off' says VP of engineering
24 Sep 2014

'Frugal' Facebook considering Blu-ray as cost-effective data storage medium

One fifth the power of server-based hardware, says datacentre ops boss
24 Sep 2014

How storage virtualisation has helped Quorn to cut storage spending by one-quarter

DataCore's Adam Mager explains how Quorn, Capgemini and VW cut storage costs and increase flexibility
24 Sep 2014

ROI for cloud IS possible but not for everyone, say CIOs

Windsor and Maidenhead council, Framestore and Greenpeace all see ROI from cloud, but Oxford Economics is not there yet
24 Sep 2014

Data centre DNA: how will it evolve?

John Leonard dissects the current state of data centre computing and puts emerging trends under the microscope
24 Sep 2014

Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit 2014 Live!

Follow all of the latest from the Waldorf Hilton Hotel, as some of the industry's top names discuss all things data centre related
23 Sep 2014

Huawei buys Cambridge-based Internet of Things start-up Neul

Huawei to base IoT investments around British acquisition
23 Sep 2014

NHS Spine 2: Q&A with HSCIC

Sooraj Shah speaks to Spine programme head Andrew Meyer and solution architect Martin Sumner about the changes required at HSCIC for the switch to Spine 2
23 Sep 2014

Data analytics firms make a serious play for telematics

The rise of telematics in the insurance industry has data analytics vendors’ tongues wagging, Sooraj Shah investigates
18 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Apple offers one-click U2 removal after Bono backlash

Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly the last U2 fan on Earth
16 Sep 2014

Intel working on wireless PCs and $1,000 luxury smart bracelet

Chip giant also plans wireless charging phone covers and wire-free PC-to-monitor connectivity
15 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Doom for Canon printers!

Internet-connected Canon Pixma printers cracked by security company – and modified to play Doom
12 Sep 2014

Managing the BYOD Matrix: Three reasons why, and three ways how

The pace of adoption of BYOD amongst organisations is literally breathtaking - for many of the CIOs we speak to at Computing it's a top three issue - one of the most important issues on the IT agenda. Modern organisations are changing the way they work, and soon the office as we know it, with its fixed desks and hardware supplied exclusively by the employer will be a thing of the past - just another museum exhibit in the fast paced world of tech.
11 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Security warning over the Internet of Things

Lack of security built into the Internet of Things could be catastrophic, warn researchers
11 Sep 2014