How Tesco and co are testing the limits of customer data exploitation

If a consumer agrees to share information with retailers, can they complain when data about their shopping habits and lifestyle choices are used to milk them for more money?
04 Jul 2012

Vendor lock-in and cost fears over cloud justified, says DataCore CEO

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Computing Research findings backed up by George Teixeira
04 Jul 2012

FOI request: Public sector favours legacy over open-source storage

Only one of 44 government departments is using open-source storage
19 Jun 2012

Amazon S3 passes one trillion object mark

Online storage facility has 142 objects for every person on the planet
13 Jun 2012

'If you want to go EMC, go buy EMC – we’ll virtualise all of it' says HDS CEO Domme

Hitachi Data Systems boss sees industry future in heterogeneous data virtualisation and vertical-sector analytics
30 May 2012

Storage capacity slowdown can be buffered by virtualisation, says HDS’ Yoshida

Thai floods and tech ceiling can be countered by intelligent use of existing resources, says HDS CTO
28 May 2012

Google cloud will rain on IT’s parade

24 May 2012

Computing research: the many faces of IT disaster

From hardware failures to defecating pigeons, Computing examines multifarious threats facing datacentre managers
24 May 2012

Big data analytics ‘needs segmentation’ says Hitachi CTO

More focused practice will increase data analysis value and keep costs down, claims vendor
22 May 2012

"Big data is here, we just need to make sense of it", says Autonomy

Firm refutes Computacenter expert's claims that not all data is valuable
11 May 2012

Young & Rubicam signs ‘record’ 25,000-seat cloud storage deal

Egnyte extends Y&R’s storage infrastructure to the cloud
11 May 2012

Computing research: how and why big data has hit the mainstream

Exclusive Computing research explores how and why big data is here, and what UK organisations are doing to manage it effectively
10 May 2012

Yacht Havens Group moves to the cloud to simplify access to its data

Marina operator reduces costs and adds online functions for its customers, as it puts its trust in the cloud
07 May 2012

Google launches new cloud storage service (UPDATED)

Google Drive could spur on Facebook to make acquisition, says analyst
24 Apr 2012

Amazon S3 to exceed one trillion stored objects ‘within months’

Cloud services arm also launches online software store, AWS Marketplace, featuring Linux flavours and enterprise giants
22 Apr 2012

The consequences of failing to backup network and security devices

17 Apr 2012

IBM takes aim at Cisco, Oracle with new integrated systems

IBM says PureSystems line will reduce time and money spent by its clients
11 Apr 2012

Cambridge Research Institute deploys HP Converged Infrastructure to cope with big data

Cancer Research UK arm will have to cope with 750TB of data in next 18 months
26 Mar 2012

North-west fire services embark on major IT control integration

Fire services in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria aim to pick up the pieces after FireControl fiasco
02 Mar 2012

Opinion: Storage virtualisation in the cloud

Cloud-based managed service providers are well equipped to tackle latency and compliance issues
01 Mar 2012

Dell acquires AppAssure for backup and storage

Dell's new acquisition provides software to support application protection across physical, virtual and cloud architectures
27 Feb 2012

Short stories from the cloud – GoGrid, CloudBees, Attenda, City Lifeline and Xsigo Systems

27 Feb 2012

YouGov to save £100,000 a year after datacentre migration

Research firm uses Veeam to move from Berlin to London
21 Feb 2012

Imperial War Museum deploys archiving and disaster recovery solution

Installation is part of a £3m project that includes the deployment of high-end digital scanning equipment and digital asset management software
15 Feb 2012