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Barclays’ own cloud technology 'will slash 90 per cent of IT costs'

Barclays' Shaygan Kheradpir
Bank is also starting to use the Linux operating system
07 Jan 2013

2012 - The IT Perspective: Mostly cloudy

Oracle's Larry Ellison
The forecast for enterprise software is a continuation of the move towards cloud computing, while customers are also complaining about software licensing
21 Dec 2012

Java zero-day exploit being sold for ‘five digits’

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Weakness found in most recent version of Oracle's Java
28 Nov 2012

Billion dollar Oracle ERP project shot down by US Air Force

USAF scraps implementation after spending a cool $1bn on failed Oracle rollout
16 Nov 2012

Ceefax – the original 'information superhighway' – closes tonight

Teletext service to close down when last analogue signal is turned off
23 Oct 2012

Oracle, Google to appeal API case

Appeals to be filed in the US Court of Appeals
08 Oct 2012

Case study: Morrison's data warehouse

Supermarket chain bemoans lack of technical skills in the north, but benefits from IT layoffs at HBOS
03 Oct 2012

Analysis: The inexorable rise of NoSQL

Many firms find it hard to look past Oracle, IBM or HP for their data warehouse and business intelligence tools. But with the advent of big data, the niche players’ day may be dawning. John Leonard speaks to one of the upstarts
03 Oct 2012

Oracle OpenWorld: How social drives business engagement

Digital word of mouth provides the most effective advertising, while London 2012 was 'the social event of all time'
02 Oct 2012

Oracle focuses on modernising banking IT

Mark Hurd tells Oracle OpenWorld that many banks suffer from legacy applications left over from mergers
02 Oct 2012

Hurd reveals Oracle's four-pronged strategy

Also says CIOs have the toughest jobs in industry due to budget constraints
01 Oct 2012

Nokia strikes mapping deal with Oracle

Mapping the one area of Nokia that is expanding and profitable
01 Oct 2012

Paypal: Big data is a scam

Payment firm's chief architect claims relational tools can solve almost all data problems
01 Oct 2012

Oracle announces IaaS offering, private cloud, new database and Exadata X3

Larry Ellison launches new products and services at Oracle World in San Francisco, and goes on the offensive against IBM and EMC
01 Oct 2012

Case Study: Twitter's use of MySQL

Social network explains its reasons for using Oracle's open-source relational database management system
30 Sep 2012

An interview with Max Schireson, president of NoSQL innovator 10gen

John Leonard talks big data with the president of the company behind MongoDB
26 Sep 2012

Benioff: 4G will enable an enterprise to be run on an iPad

'When you have an iPad with LTE, you can run your whole enterprise on these services' - Benioff
20 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

Oracle releases fix for zero-day Java exploit as attacks increase

Company admits bug can impact availability, integrity and confidentiality of systems
31 Aug 2012

Researchers discover second security bug in zero day Java exploit

Still no word from Oracle as threat increases
29 Aug 2012

IBM spends over $1bn on Kenexa and ships new mainframe

Tech giant looks to improve software and hardware offerings
29 Aug 2012

New Java exploit details emerge as attacks escalate; no patch from Oracle yet

Hacked applet can 'do anything Java can' says security expert
28 Aug 2012

Oracle admits paying bloggers to influence public opinion

Software firm admits it has 'influencers' on its payroll
20 Aug 2012

IBM buys Texas Memory Systems

High-performance memory maker is 'critical component' of storage approach
17 Aug 2012