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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 …
Phil Mitchell, 14 Jul 2014

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

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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University of Colorado

SCC Team Profile The Colorado Buffaloes are one of five teams returning to the fifth annual Student Cluster Challenge in Seattle next month during SC11. Like Purdue, Colorado has participated in every challenge but has yet to take home the gold medal. (There aren’t any gold medals awarded. Pity.) The Buffaloes have won some awards and plaudits …
Phil Mitchell, 01 Nov 2011
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IRIS gets close up and SaaS-y with accountants

Video IRIS Software and Services produces packaged apps that half the UK's accountants use. But continually updating them as regulations change is a pain - so why not provide its software as a service? That's the plan that Accountancy Division CEO Phill Robinson explains to The Reg. Phill talks about why a stable, profitable …
Phil Mitchell, 15 Jun 2011

Servers: Getting a grip on power and control

Video Power has long been a consideration for server and data centre operations and design. In many cases, power was a constant to design the solution around, and not something that could easily be monitored, manipulated or optimised. But developments such as regulation in the form of the Carbon Reduction Commitment, the increasing …
Phil Mitchell, 05 May 2010
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The road to high availability systems

Webcast While the vision of IT might be rows of gleaming systems running standardised applications, the truth is that many organisations struggle with their IT environments as wave after wave of new IT projects have had to work alongside older kit and software. The end result is felt most keenly in terms of service delivery meaning IT …
Phil Mitchell, 21 Apr 2010

The great desktop refresh debate

On Demand Last week in a secret central London studio, somewhere beneath the bells of St Pauls, a crack squad of desktop experts gathered round the fireside for a mid-afernoon discussion on the desktop refresh. The Register’s own incomparable host Tim Phillips chaired the discussion, and he was joined on our new comfy chairs by our old …
Phil Mitchell, 09 Apr 2010
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Security in the virtualised world

On Demand If virtualisation is creeping across your organisation then you should tune in to this, the latest webcast in our virtualisation series: Virtualisation and Security: Practical Matters. The event was broadcast live last week and is now available to watch at your leisure, when it suits you. Reg impresario Tim Phillips steers …
Phil Mitchell, 17 Mar 2010
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The challenge of virtualised workloads

On Demand Virtualisation might be something everyone likes to talk about in general terms, but what of the specifics of migrating workloads? In this On Demand Webcast we tackle just that issue. We’ve put Jon Collins of Freeform Dynamics in a room with Brett Johnson, a Microsoft unified comms technical specialist, and Andrew Fryer, a …
Phil Mitchell, 15 Mar 2010
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Security in the virtualised world

Webcast If virtualisation is creeping across your organisation you’ve presumably ticked some of the security boxes, right? Well, whether you have or not, you may still want to tune in the next webcast in our virtualisation series: Virtualisation and Security: Practical Matters. This particular gem is running live from the Reg Towers …
Phil Mitchell, 04 Mar 2010
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5000 desktops to virtualise

On Demand Ready, steady.....wait Webcast If you’ve got ‘Virtualise Desktops’ on your to-do list for 2010, you might want to watch this first. It's a webcast we recorded on the 11th of Feb with the project leads from a 5,000 strong desktop virtualisation project talking us through their experiences. They come from Lancashire …
Phil Mitchell, 01 Mar 2010
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5000 desktops and a virtualisation project

Webcast If you’ve got ‘Virtualise Desktops’ on your to-do list for 2010, you might want to hold your horses a minute, because we’ve got something that might make that project a little more pleasant. On 18 Feb at 11am GMT we’ve got the project leads from a 5,000 strong desktop virtualisation project joining us in our studio. They come …
Phil Mitchell, 10 Feb 2010
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Zoo man uses virtualisation to tame his server herd

On Demand It’s not every day you get to look under the bonnet of somebody else’s projects, but today you can. Reg reader, Phil Morris from Chester Zoo, joined us in the studio last week to talk about how he virtualised a raft of servers at his data center in the North West of England. And if you’re looking for some insight before you …
Phil Mitchell, 29 Jan 2010
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Tales of the data centre

The Register produced some 25 webcasts in 2009, Today we present five of the best, all with a data centre or sysadmin bent, for your viewing delectation. Not tried a Regcast yet? Give us a twirl and tune into some deep and meaningful conversation, Q&A sessions with Reg readers supplying the Qs, leavened with a pinch of humour …
Phil Mitchell, 19 Jan 2010
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Virtualisation as a business enabler for wild animals

Webcast Join us as we continue our virtualisation workshop with this latest webcast in the series - but with a whole new twist. We’ll be examining the role that virtualisation is playing for Reg reader gurus from the UK’s Chester Zoo – who recently implemented a server virtualisation program. This is an interesting place for several …
Phil Mitchell, 14 Jan 2010
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Is production scale virtualisation ready for the big time?

On Demand Most IT Professionals nowadays have tried virtualisation of some kind or another – whether it’s dabbling on the desktop, super-charging servers or apportioning activity to application delivery. Rolling these developments out into production scale systems hasn’t hit the mainstream just yet. It’s no surprise either. Defining a …
Phil Mitchell, 16 Dec 2009
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Thinking about production scale virtualisation projects?

Webcast We estimate that most of you are exploring the idea of taking your virtualisation plans up to production scale. You’ve done the easy stuff, the tinkering, some moderate x86 consolidation, perhaps even some desktop virtualisation in branch offices. But chances are you’re now thinking about stepping up to the plate. How timely. …
Phil Mitchell, 09 Dec 2009
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Thinking about production scale virtualisation projects?

Webcast From what we can tell, most of you that want to have tried virtualisation of some kind or another – whether it’s dabbling on the desktop, super-charging your servers or apportioning activity to application delivery. But just how many of you have got virtualisation systems running on a production-scale? Our research suggests not …
Phil Mitchell, 08 Dec 2009
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Server Virtualisation for Hard-Nosed People

Webcast The cost-benefits of virtualisation for discrete workloads is reasonably clear and straightforward to articulate. But where can organisations look, and how do the economics stack up, once virtualisation takes more of a centre-stage role in the data centre? On 9 December at 2pm we’ll be asking just this question and many more …
Phil Mitchell, 02 Dec 2009
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The Desktop refresh

On demand For those of you who missed our recent live webcast on refreshing the desktop estate, the panic is over. Here it is, recorded it in full colour, for your viewing pleasure. The webcast is, as alway, hosted by Reg front man and all round good egg, Tim Phillips. He’s joined by desktop gurus from Intel and Freeform Dynamics. The …
Phil Mitchell, 06 Nov 2009

So how do you manage remote users?

You the Expert We set you a challenge to join our expert panel and answer questions from our readers on how to deal with your desktop, and mobile desktop, environment. This week we've got the first of what promises to be regular installments on this topic. We welcome the first contribution from our resident reader experts, Adam Salisbury and …
Phil Mitchell, 19 Oct 2009
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To upgrade or not to upgrade?

Webcast With Windows 7 ready to bite, the recession drawing to a close - maybe - and a certain optimism crossing the land, we’ll soon enter the season for desktop upgrades. But seriously, what’s the rationale for keeping an up-to-date desktop environment? In our latest live webcast, on the 3rd November, 2009 at 11am, we tackle this …
Phil Mitchell, 12 Oct 2009
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Getting a handle on the virtual help desk

Webcast For those of you managing desktop real-estate, we’ve got a treat – a live webcast that will show you how to reduce your costs, simplify your processes and save you time. Hosted by Reg superstar Tim Phillips, this live seminar will demonstrate how to win the hearts and minds of your customer-base through well chosen management …
Phil Mitchell, 17 Sep 2009

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