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Is security keeping pace with continuous delivery?

Broadcast On the September 27 2016 at 11am we're running a live broadcast that will explore the changing game of application security. The thinking is that the world has moved on in terms of how applications are created and deployed — two-year development cycles are being replaced by fast-moving, integrated processes delivered by …
Phil Mitchell, 22 Aug 2016

Test drive Microsoft Azure

Promo Microsoft is running an online class on how to get started with Azure cloud this afternoon. Doors open at 3pm BST. The event is free and suitable for “developers, IT Pros, Architects, students, hobbyists, and anyone interested in learning about Microsoft Azure”. Attendees will learn the basic skills and knowledge to get started …
Phil Mitchell, 14 Jul 2014

You want an IT course? Welcome to QA Training's Week of Free

Promo QA Tech Week 2014 opens its doors on Tuesday 22 April. For one week only, our favourite IT training company delivers a bunch of courses and seminars via Webex entirely free of charge. Check out the table of courses below. There are handy registration links for each event. Tuesday 22 April 10:00-11:30 Introduction to QA Week …
Phil Mitchell, 15 Apr 2014

Win a monster laptop

Competition We've got a beast of a laptop to give away for free as part of our Reg Hardware competition. If you're looking for something that packs a punch and half, this should be just the fillip. It's the afore mentioned Samsung RF711 17.3in Core i7 which should be more than enough wallop for most of your needs. It'll take approximately …
Phil Mitchell, 26 Jul 2012
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The Register is rocking on Windows Phone 7

We’re gradually updating our mobile app efforts. First out of the gate is this beauty for Windows Phone 7. El Reg news rolls on Windows Phone It’s a jazzy little number in a sleek black outfit delivering you all of our content from the convenience of your Win 7 phone. And it's completely free. Before you ask, yes. We did …
Phil Mitchell, 18 May 2012

The Big Reg data centre survey

When it comes to data centres, we know that most of you think they are pretty modern and up to date, although some tweaking wouldn’t go amiss. We also know that many of you have started consolidating servers by using virtualisation to make better use of your existing kit – and a fair number of you think that you’ve got about as …
Phil Mitchell, 27 Apr 2012
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How to manage IT like a (service) pro

Live broadcast On April 17th at 10:00 BST, we’ve got a live broadcast featuring a service management workshop. Organisations are often told that running their IT as a service is the right thing to do, but how realistic is this and what does it mean in practice? How exactly do service providers operate, and how do their best practices map to …
Phil Mitchell, 03 Apr 2012
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Is private cloud the next step for the data centre?

The Register has constructed a lovely survey about Private Cloud, which will form the basis of a freely available report that will be published in the coming weeks. The survey is, admittedly quite a chunky, one-pager and will take maybe 10mins of your time. [We do quite a lot of studies with our readers and they’re all …
Phil Mitchell, 20 Mar 2012
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Unlocking value with Business Intelligence

Live today Live today at 11:00GMT El Reg front-man Jon Collins is packing our studio with some information management experts that we hope will give you a leg-up on your BI initiatives. Tony Lock from Freeform Dynamics is coming along with a stash-bag of findings from the latest research that many of you took part in. We’ve also got Chris …
Phil Mitchell, 13 Mar 2012
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Creating information management Initiatives that deliver

Live broadcast On March 13th at 11:00GMT El Reg front-man Jon Collins is packing our studio with some information management experts that we hope will give you a leg-up on your BI initiatives. Tony Lock from Freeform Dynamics is coming along with a stash-bag of findings from the latest research that many of you took part in. We’ve also got …
Phil Mitchell, 07 Mar 2012
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For those thinking Private Cloud

Live event Our very own Tim Phillips is dragging some clever sorts from the industry and beyond into a studio to talk about building private clouds. They’re remit is ‘be helpful’ and to give us a, ‘check list for building a private cloud.’ We’re hoping by the time they're finished you'll have something of a weighty steer on what it takes …
Phil Mitchell, 22 Feb 2012
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Winners and losers in the information race

Live today Involved in information management? Then join us live today at 11:00 GMT, as we discuss the findings from the latest Reg research and offer tips and techniques on good information practice. Today's Regcast features research lead Martha Bennett from Freeform Dynamics, Jason Frost from Blueprint, which specialises in helping …
Phil Mitchell, 25 Jan 2012
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Information management in financial services

Involved in information management? Then join us on January 25 at 11:00 GMT, when we discuss the findings from the latest Reg research and offer tips and techniques on good information practice. This Regcast features research lead Martha Bennett from Freeform Dynamics, Jason Frost from Blueprint, which specialises in helping …
Phil Mitchell, 24 Jan 2012
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Think twice before moving to SaaS office

Reg Reader Study We all have enough scars to remember that when it comes to core email and office productivity capabilities, migrations are never as easy as they seem. So when SaaS vendors claim that they can magically make things cheaper and simpler we know that it may not be quite that smooth in practice. So what's the real deal when it comes …
Phil Mitchell, 10 Jan 2012

El Reg takes man for romantic weekend for two at Intel chip factory

So what do you get when you enter a competition on the Reg? The leftovers from the Cash and Carrion bin? Whatever unboxed review kit we’ve managed to hide from the courier? Or a cracking weekend for two in a luxury hotel in one of the world’s liveliest cities, with a trip to Europe’s most advanced chip factory thrown in. For …
Phil Mitchell, 09 Dec 2011

Infographic: The road to desktop virtualisation

So much been said over the years about desktop virtualisation, so many claims, so much noise, so much clutter. Let us to bring some clarity to the proceeding with a cunning diagram that demonstrates the familiar options, the uptake, some of the challenges - and we've even sprinkled it with some top drawer advice from our …
Phil Mitchell, 06 Dec 2011
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It's the customer, not stupid

Broadcast Organisations of all shapes and sizes know they can no longer just spend money on new technology, especially in the light of today's economic travails. Such an approach, common enough, results in information and process silos. Not good. With the information deluge getting every more deluge-y, and with belts tightening and …
Phil Mitchell, 05 Dec 2011

Couldn't be there? Our conference vids for you

Last week The Register teamed up with Intel to put on an all-day conference in Millbank, central London. We had a great line-up of speakers, which included Professor Brian Cox and security God Bruce Schneier - for me a stand-out. We filmed the proceedings for those of you who couldn't be there. The event went down a storm with …
Phil Mitchell, 02 Dec 2011
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Driving customer focus with information

Broadcast Given today's economic background, organisations of all shapes and sizes are recognising they can no longer just spend money on new technology. While prevalent in the past, this approach has led to information and process silos that can be a long way from optimal. With quantities of information continuing to increase, but with …
Phil Mitchell, 29 Nov 2011
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Business Cloud Summit preps for launch

It’s called the Business Cloud Summit and it’s about how Cloud Computing changes the way we all do business. But what about the technology behind the Cloud that enables us to realise the potential of the Cloud model – and the people who deploy and develop that technology? This year’s Business Cloud Summit in London on December 5 …
Phil Mitchell, 28 Nov 2011
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Flex your tech for remote working goodness

Live Today Remote workers need support and training. The IT department needs to secure their devices and fix them when they go wrong. Consumer devices need to be integrated, and business systems need to be re-engineered. But that's not all. Research shows that remote working demands a whole new set of skills from the staff - time …
Phil Mitchell, 24 Nov 2011
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Tech productivity tactics

Broadcast It's clear that there are fundamental changes happening in the way people, and businesses, want to work. The relentless pace of technology developments has given us ever better and more connected notebooks, and now smartphones and tablets. This means we can work wherever and whenever it suits. That's all well and good, but just …
Phil Mitchell, 18 Nov 2011
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What happens when users are left to their own devices?

Broadcast It's clear that there are fundamental changes happening in the way people, and businesses, want to work. The relentless pace of technology developments has given us ever better and more connected notebooks, and now smartphones and tablets. This means we can work wherever and whenever it suits. That's all well and good, but just …
Phil Mitchell, 14 Nov 2011
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The Register goes Live on 22 Nov 2011

We’ve got five places left* for what promises to be the sci-tech event of the year – The Register and Intel Live 2011. It’s going to be a day with El Reg and some of the brightest brains in science and technology, and it’s all happening by the Thames. We have Professor Brian Cox, from the telly, Mr (Security) Bruce Schneier and …
Phil Mitchell, 10 Nov 2011
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It's time to rethink storage management

In these cash-strapped times spending you way out of a data boom isn't as easy as it was so last week we packed our studio with 3 storage experts to talk through the alternatives. Jon Collins from Inter Orbis hosted the gig and he was joined by Tony Lock from Freeform Dynamics and Ian Shave from IBM. They look at the challenge …
Phil Mitchell, 07 Nov 2011