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ElasticHosts CEO claims his firm's usage-based billing can vastly undercut Amazon, Google cloud services

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Richard Davies says his firm's usage-based billing system could cut cloud costs by over 50 per cent
09 Apr 2014

Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust deploys Brocade solution to aid digital shift

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ICT infrastructure manager Nigel Hall tells Computing why the trust opted for the Brocade server solution
04 Mar 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

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Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

From System X to System Ex

When IBM sold its PC business, observers said its x86 server systems unit would be next in line – now their predictions have come to pass. Graeme Burton reports
31 Jan 2014

NSA privacy fears driving business back to UK hosting providers

UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones says British companies want to bring their data back to Blighty to prevent snooping
28 Jan 2014

Google unveils new data centres in Asia to manage growth on continent

Google opens data centres in Taiwan and Singapore growth in internet users in Asia booms
11 Dec 2013

Cloud computing heading for brownouts, warns Cisco engineer

Power systems will struggle to accommodate 120 megawatt data centres, warns Cisco
10 Dec 2013

How Dell technology 'played a major role' in production of Free Birds movie

Reel FX IT director Scott Correll and lead technical director Ross Moshell tell Computing how Dell helped them make a feature film
04 Dec 2013

Google to expand Finnish data centre

Google set to create jobs by pouring extra €450m into Hamina site
04 Nov 2013

Boots.com the ‘least available’ of the UK’s most popular retail websites

Major retailer suffered 25 hours of downtime in just 33 days
29 Oct 2013

How CCP manages hundreds of gigabytes of data created by 500,000 Eve Online players everyday

CCP Games IT director Jón Ingi Thorvaldsson explains how the Icelandic developer manages data generated by 500,000 players in Eve Online with the help of Internap
11 Oct 2013

Research: trends in the data centre

John Leonard takes an in-depth look at the changes going on within data centres as the balance shifts between in-house and outsourced services
02 Oct 2013

Facebook's Luleå data centre is a Swedish model of efficiency

Facebook built its first non-US data centre in northern Sweden to take advantage of low energy costs and free cooling – among many other reasons
27 Sep 2013

Data centre consolidation leading to a fundamental change in connectivity architecture, says Digital Realty

Digital Realty's dark fibre network offers low-latency high bandwidth connectivity for London data centre customers
24 Sep 2013

Cool future for data centres as efficiency comes first

Verne Global CEO Jeff Monroe tells Computing that data centres in energy efficient locations will only become more popular
18 Sep 2013

Dell to buy Dell after Dell shareholders' vote

Michael Dell secures vote in favour of $24bn deal to take company he founded in 1984 private
12 Sep 2013

BMC finally completes $6.4bn private equity privatisation

Bain and Golden Gate Capital plan to drive BMC into the cloud and mobile devices
11 Sep 2013

A big data case study: Ooyala’s real-time video analytics

Ooyala CTO Peter Bakas tells John Leonard how early adoption of Hadoop and NoSQL gave the video services company the perfect platform for rapid expansion
04 Sep 2013

Driving down costs and carbon emissions at the University of St Andrews

Steven Watt, CIO at the University of St Andrews, talks to Computing’s Graeme Burton about an IT consolidation and virtualisation project that has enabled the 600-year-old institution to cut both costs and power consumption
04 Sep 2013

Green data centres can take the heat

It isn’t solar panels and wind turbines that are making data centres greener, but technology enabling servers to run reliably at higher temperatures, says Graeme Burton
02 Sep 2013

University of St Andrews consolidates and virtualises 400 servers in 50 locations

Project led by CIO Steven Watt intended to cut costs, power consumption and carbon emissions at the 600-year-old University
14 Aug 2013

Unemployed graduates to help plug 'major' data centre skills gap

Data Centre Alliance to run a 10-day Data Centre Bootcamp to help graduates and the industry
13 Aug 2013

Data centre budgets and public cloud adoption on the rise, says report

Uptime Institute research reveals 77 per cent of businesses saw data centre budgets grow in the last year
09 Aug 2013

RackSpace to provide OpenStack hybrid cloud to CERN

Rackspace technology to store the 25 petabytes of data CERN generates every year
01 Jul 2013