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HMRC moves file and printer servers to the cloud to reduce lost office hours

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Cetralised storage solution also enables HMRC to cut costs and reduce risk of data loss
27 Jun 2013

Bottoms up: pub chain Mitchells & Butlers' top-to-toe IT overhaul

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When Mitchells & Butlers embarked on a five-year top-to-bottom IT infrastructure upgrade, it touched every part of the company’s business
26 Jun 2013

Wargaming prepares for World of Warplanes with Equinix data centre expansion

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World of Tanks developer to use Frankfurt data centre as it prepares for new releases
03 Jun 2013

AMD unwraps 'Kyoto' Opteron-X to take on Intel Atom in the microserver market

Opteron-X to take on Intel's Atom Centertons and Avotons - when they are released
29 May 2013

Fujitsu, HP, IBM and Oracle hit as server sales slip – Gartner

Oracle sees sales drop by more than one-quarter as IBM, HP and Fujitsu also register sharp sales falls
28 May 2013

Avere Systems keeps CGI specialists Framestore rolling

Framestore CTO Stephen MacPherson tells Computing how Avere storage filers keeps the visual effects studio running
15 May 2013

Research: the autonomous data centre is far from dead

Despite rumours of its imminent demise, all the signs are that the company-owned data centre is part of a hybrid computing future
02 May 2013

Liverpool John Moores University issues £1m tender for HP hardware

LJMU is seeking bidders for provision of HP ProLiant servers and consultancy services
30 Apr 2013

Essex County Council seeks bidders for IT hardware contract

Council procuring on behalf of other public sector bodies for provision of mobiles, tablets, laptops and servers
22 Apr 2013

Big Data Summit 2013: lessons from IT leaders

Delegates at the Computing Big Data Summit heard from some of the country’s most experienced big data practitioners about the advantages and pitfalls. Sooraj Shah listened in
02 Apr 2013

Down and out: lessons of the 2e2 saga

When a company like 2e2 goes into administration, datacentre users can find just how few rights they have. Graeme Burton examines the options
19 Feb 2013

Research: Virtualisation and the rise of audit anxiety in the datacentre

Audits have increased with the rise of virtualisation technology, spreading fear and loathing in the datacentre. John Leonard highlights the areas where IT leaders are most likely to come a cropper
23 Jan 2013

Big data: 2012 in review

2012 was the year that big data went from the server room to the board room
17 Dec 2012

NHS Trust issues tender of up to £100m for IT hardware

Hardware to include tablets and desktops
26 Nov 2012

Feature: ARM and Intel on collision course

Twenty years ago, ARM was little more than a small unit in now-defunct Acorn Computers. Now, the UK company is about to take on industry giant Intel
15 Nov 2012

Runescape: A big data case study

Stuart Sumner dons his helmet and shield and explores the IT infrastructure that serves the 200 million beast-slaying denizens of RuneScape
13 Nov 2012

University of Cumbria issues £3m tender for IT infrastructure service

Six-year deal to replace 'end of life' on-premise datacentre
08 Nov 2012

Analysis: the datacentre’s new clothes

Is the software-defined datacentre the next big thing for enterprise IT, or yet another empty, overhyped marketing phrase?
01 Nov 2012

Apple starts work on Prineville datacentre

State-of-the-art facility to support growth of Apple's iCloud service - and is just over the road from Facebook's own facility
22 Oct 2012

The shape of datacentres to come: greener, leaner and, much, much bigger

The datacentres of the future will need to be markedly more energy efficient, while corporate computing needs will increasingly be split between essential applications managed in-house and applications delivered 'in the cloud'
18 Oct 2012

Research: virtualising mission-critical applications

A Computing survey seeks to find out if mission-critical software is a barrier to consolidation
19 Sep 2012

Oracle U-turn over support for Intel Itanium servers

Computer giant grudgingly complies with court verdict over withdrawal of support for Itanium
05 Sep 2012

Power plays: how enterprises can combat soaring energy bills

With datacente power costs becoming an ever-greater drain on corporate budgets, Graeme Burton explores how organisations can rein in their energy consumption
05 Sep 2012

Microsoft launches Windows Server 2012

New server operating system focuses on cloud and multiple device management, says Microsoft
04 Sep 2012