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Key considerations for would-be cloud users


05 Jul 2011

Will the ODCA help drive cloud uptake?

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Is the Open Data Center Alliance an elaborate marketing exercise on the part of Intel and its partners, or a genuine attempt to bring standardisation and interoperability to cloud services?
05 Jul 2011

Government needs joined-up cyber security policy to protect smart grid

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Consultants advise DECC to implement national security framework for UK power companies or face the consequences
30 Jun 2011

Orb Data offers Tivoli-as-a-Service for SMEs

Firms get Remote Support and TaaS service offerings for Tivoli application management
24 Jun 2011

Panasas offers high-performance parallel storage

ActiveStor 11 parallel storage system ideal for private cloud high-performance computing, says Panasas
20 Jun 2011

Ovum: CIOs are waking up to the value of green IT

CIOs are increasingly deploying green IT, with virtualisation leading the way
09 Jun 2011

Visa plans new London datacentre

Payment card giant to build 10,000 sq ft facility close to the capital
08 Jun 2011

HP Discover: HP launches 'world's most efficient datacentre'

The EcoPOD has a power usage effectiveness rating of just 1.05, according to the firm
07 Jun 2011

KVM alliance sets sights on hypervisor leader

Industry heavyweights are getting behind Linux-based virtualisation technology KVM in a bid to challenge VMware’s market dominance. But while the move may make sense from a supplier perspective, some question the value for users
06 Jun 2011

Pizza Hut gets new tech to process online orders

Restaurant moves operations to Virtustream's datacentre as online sales soar
03 Jun 2011

Store wares: A new hope for data managers

What are the latest storage technologies available to help IT departments to optimise capacity, management and performance?
01 Jun 2011

Major Socitm report calls for more shared services

Public sector CIO body makes the case for more collaboration, standardisation and IT reuse
27 May 2011

All-inclusive pricing leads to quick sale for Knight Frank

Estate agency trims IT costs with extensive server and storage consolidation project
20 May 2011

Desktop21 framework pioneer lifts the lid on groundbreaking procurement deal

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust IT manager outlines planned benefits of seven-year managed services agreement with HP
19 May 2011

The parlous state of datacentres


12 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Security needs a new model for virtual world

EMC COO Pat Gelsinger says that security needs to move from physical to logical
11 May 2011

Interview: KPMG CIO Bryan Clark

KPMG’s IT chief explains the roles the cloud and virtualisation are playing in the accounting giant’s IT strategy, and how he is assessing the potential of tablet devices
10 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Big data meets the cloud

The annual conference kicks off in Las Vegas today
09 May 2011

Matterhorn invests £250m in south-east datacentres

Sites in Bury Green and Chesham will house more than 180,000 sq ft of data hall space
03 May 2011

Amazon profits dented by cloud

Retailer's profits expected to be damaged by increased cloud investment
26 Apr 2011

Force10 Networks launches Open Cloud Networking

ISPs and multinationals offered low power, high network capacity datacentre-focused infrastructure
26 Apr 2011

Centrica signs new deals in IT revamp

Energy firm pays £8m for a one-year contract with SQS and extends deal with Fujitsu
20 Apr 2011

Technology giants cross swords in the cloud

Moves by IBM, Dell and HP mark a major milestone on the road to mainstream enterprise acceptance of cloud computing. But which has the most convincing offering?
20 Apr 2011

Microsoft to reduce datacentre PUE to 1.25 within 24 months

The giant has created modular datacentres and designed a new motherboard to help it go green
18 Apr 2011