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The hybrid cloud: a concept comes of age

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As the barriers between public and private cloud are broken down, the hybrid model is becoming increasingly practicable
25 Nov 2014

VMware’s vCloud Air ‘knocks Amazon Web Services out of the park’ claims Bluefin head of IT

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Kevin Turnbull claims AWS gave Bluefin zero capability to export its SAP systems
24 Nov 2014

VMware gives Carisbrooke Shipping ‘extra peace of mind’ for sailing the seas

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Daniel Lewandowski, IT manager at Carisbrooke Shipping, explains how VMware vCloud Air has benefited the firm
19 Nov 2014

Why the Department of Health moved 12,000 users to a private cloud

The Department of Health's Bob Armstrong explains the thinking behind the Atos-led, £74m-plus ‘Open Service’ project
05 Nov 2014

Software-defined data centres ‘the only way’ to provide IT as a service

Panel discussion at Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit concludes that the future of the data centre is virtual
26 Sep 2014

Microsoft fights back against US warrant demanding overseas emails be handed over

Microsoft resists US search warrant demanding data held in data centre in Ireland
01 Sep 2014

More than meets the eye: transforming IT at Jagex - an interview with head of IT Barry Zubel

Barry Zubel, head of IT at game developer Jagex, tells Danny Palmer about virtualising servers, automation and how IT infrastructure will be key to a smooth launch for their next big release
20 Aug 2014

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Jimmy Parker, development office lead at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, tells Danny Palmer why the trust opted to switch to a Liquidware Labs virtual interface
08 Aug 2014

Cloudera defends Intel deal as Hadoop battle rages on

Cloudera’s co-founder and chief strategy officer, Mike Olson, responds to growing criticism of the company from its rivals
16 May 2014

EMC World 2014: "In two years, software-defined data centres will be the norm" says Cancer Research UK

Head of infrastructure Mick Briggs reflects on EMC's part in a changing industry attitudes
09 May 2014

EMC World 2014: What do the customers think of the 'Federation'?

Vodafone, Lotus F1 and Major League Baseball weigh in
07 May 2014

Google, Facebook, Amazon unite in a bid to ensure Heartbleed doesn't happen again

13 technology giants team up with The Linux Foundation to support ‘critical’ open source projects
24 Apr 2014

Cisco launches $1bn push into cloud services

Networking giant latches on to growing cloud computing market - but won't compete head-to-head with Amazon
24 Mar 2014

Citrix loses two key Zenprise MDM execs a year after acquisition

Ex-CEO and ex-CMO are off, say sources
14 Mar 2014

Betfair puts its money on VMware’s stack ahead of Cisco’s UCS

Betfair’s CIO tells Computing that the firm would have bet differently if they went through the VMware transition again
27 Feb 2014

Several 'hidden costs' in public cloud offerings, warns Betfair CIO

Online gambling giant opted for VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service
27 Feb 2014

'We’re in the midst of the most disruptive, dramatic period in IT,' claims VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger likens shift to DEC's rise and subsequent acquisition by Compaq 25 years ago
26 Feb 2014

Betfair CIO: Shortage of VMware skills meant we had to cross-train staff

When systems integrator 2e2 went bust, Betfair decided to do the job in-house
25 Feb 2014

VMware to build data centres in Germany and France as vCloud Hybrid Service hits Europe

VMware acknowledges that US government can still get hold of data that is held in European data centres through Patriot Act
25 Feb 2014

London's CIOs to see average salary rise to £185,000 a year

Meanwhile, IT contractors are seeing huge year-on-year pay rises of up to 13 per cent
24 Feb 2014

Birmingham City University overhauls data centre, network and telephony requirements in multimillion-pound refresh

BCU selects Logicalis as a partner, and Cisco telephony system to help improve services for staff and students
14 Feb 2014

Hammersmith and Fulham Council opts for Colt's VDI solution ahead of Citrix XenApp to reduce costs

Replacing Citrix Presentation Server will help council to save £2m in four years
03 Feb 2014

VMware’s purchase of AirWatch is all about getting one over on Citrix, says Good Technology CEO Christy Wyatt

'The larger enterprise vendors have been taking their time working out what their mobility strategy should be. Now we're seeing them starting to act'
23 Jan 2014

VMware purchases mobile security vendor AirWatch

VMware's expansion out from the data centre continues as it gains a foothold in the mobile space in a $1.17bn deal
22 Jan 2014