28th January 2007 Archive
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And data shredding...sales reps calling Number 10
IBM has begun the roll-out of version 5.4 of its Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM), with a "basic" client for Microsoft's new OS, and support for Intel-chipped Macs. TSM is IBM's archiving, backup and compliance effort. It was among the first in the market to support encryption; the new version improves the key management tools, …
Storage 28 Jan 2007, 05:02
International brotherhood of disties
An international organisation has been launched to represent IT channel companies around the world. The International Technology Channels Association (ITCA) already counts the ASCII Group, Synaxon AG and the UK's Professional Computing Association among its founder members. Its board of directors includes ASCII Group CEO …
Channel Register 28 Jan 2007, 13:02
'We bought a few Xeons off the back of a truck'
Rumors of a full-on switch from AMD to Intel chips have forced Google to emerge from its warm, creepy secrecy cocoon. Contrary to claims from Intel, Google has not experienced Xeonmania and elevated Intel to favored supplier status. Rather, it's just got a few Xeons laying around its data centers. "We bought a small number of …
Servers 28 Jan 2007, 17:44
Long learning process
Were you to invent the most fundamental change to processor guts in over forty years, you'd want to tell a lot of people about it. So why on Earth did Intel and IBM reveal such a breakthrough on Friday night, as Silicon Valley went to sleep? That question sparked our interest when Intel and IBM's news statements about new …
Servers 28 Jan 2007, 18:40
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire