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"What VMware was to server virtualisation we want to be to network virtualisation" - Pluribus

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But don't mention SDN, says CMO Dave Ginsburg
02 Apr 2014

Moore’s Law can’t help us now – big data processing and the drain on energy supplies

Babak Falsafi EPFL
Data volumes are “sky-rocketing” as Moore’s Law efficiencies are flatlining, says EPFL’s Babak Falsafi
18 Mar 2014

The threat to internet security from quantum computing

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Like nuclear fusion, universal quantum computers always seem to be five years away. But as John Leonard reports, a major breakthrough may not be far off, and for internet security nothing will be the same again
03 Feb 2014

Danger lurks in the shadows: the darker side of collaboration

John Leonard examines the risk for IT from employees setting up their own collaboration systems
14 Nov 2013

IBM IOD 2013: IBM gets serious about big data with a brace of new product announcements

'We’re on the cusp of tremendous change' says Le Blanc
04 Nov 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle goes cloud mad, launching 10 new products and Database as a Service

But company not aiming to be 'a one-stop shop' insists product development VP Kurian
25 Sep 2013

Microsoft has lagged behind in infrastructure space, admits cloud CTO Campbell

'It’s like ski slalom – do you want to go back up the hill and try again, or just go onto the next gate?'
20 Sep 2013

Google working on migrating from MySQL to MariaDB

Google has been working with the MariaDB Foundation since the beginning of the year
13 Sep 2013

Data revolution will dwarf internet revolution and change society - MIT

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, one of the world's leading data scientists, tells Campus Party Europe that the data revolution will dwarf the internet revolution
03 Sep 2013

BT Sport chooses Aspera for high-speed file transfer at new Stratford production hub

Transfer and automation platform to handle live sport workflow between BT Tower and new studio
08 Aug 2013

Newport City Homes ousts 'poorly performing' Microsoft load balancing in favour of JetNexus

Microsoft NLB did not offer 'acceptable level of service' for end users says IS manager
26 Jul 2013

Thames Water issues €60m tender for industrial control systems and services

Contract split into two lots, with an initial duration of three years
28 Jun 2013

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25 Jun 2013

50 per cent of UK firms using outdated BI practices, says HDS

Most companies still dealing with 'lots of bits of little data' says HDS's Abdessamad
14 Jun 2013

EE sticks with Aris to tie processes together with customer experiences

Software AG's platform selected for ease of use and cost effectiveness
04 Jun 2013

DWP: the benefit claims site 'does not work properly' with Mac, Unix or IE 7 and above

'You may wish to claim another way' says DWP advice screen
02 May 2013

The USB flash drive is “dying”, says inventor of product

“Connected world” negates need for portable storage, claims Dov Moran
19 Apr 2013

Interview: WANdisco CEO David Richards

Richards tells Computing how firms get sucked into the Amazon cloud, and how he plans to replicate entire data centres over the WAN
19 Apr 2013

In-memory computing market to be worth £700m by 2016 says Gartner

Mainstream adoption beckons for IMC, say analysts
03 Apr 2013

MWC: NEC aims to dominate western telco infrastructure and energy storage markets

President expects 50 per cent company profit to come from overseas by 2017
01 Mar 2013

Data now safer in the cloud than in-house, says Mazars chief

Google and Microsoft solutions particularly desirable, says infrastructure manager Jayson Dudley
13 Feb 2013

VMware sheds 900 jobs as it diversifies away from server virtualisation

Cloud, software-defined datacentre, virtualised networks and open source on the agenda
29 Jan 2013

London councils aim to save £30m a year through shared services deal with BT

'Radical redesign' will see HR and finance tech upgraded under a deal that could be extended to 20 councils
22 Jan 2013

Focused capacity management has ‘avoided 20 major incidents’ at BSkyB

Cost implications ‘huge’ for IT managers who don’t prioritise capacity, says broadcaster
28 Nov 2012