Articles about Right Job

Stained glass angels

HP CEO Whitman: We've built the PC that GOD wants

Canalys Channels Forum HP's CEO Meg Whitman says the company is not just turning around its various messes, but is doing so well it has gleaned sufficient insights into the divine and can build a computer to God's specifications. That computer is the Z1 workstation, of which blog geekbeat.TV recently said “If God needed a computer, this is the one …
Simon Sharwood, 23 Oct 2013

Ten years on: How did that cloud strategy pan out?

So the CEO is hearing all about clouds now and the financial director is looking at his pile of beans and as usual wants you to do more with less. And both think it is time for you to build or buy a cloud. Where do you start? The answer is by being brutally honest with yourself and your bosses about everything around you. A …
The Register breaking news

Hub and spoke gives data analytics a new spin

The idea behind data warehousing is simple: put historical summary data from back-end transaction processing systems in a machine designed to answer queries fast. The online transaction processing (OLTP) systems run the business, while the data warehousing systems help managers understand the business and steer it better. The …
fingers pointing at man

Flashy fists fly as OCZ and DDRdrive row over SSD performance

Two solid state disk SSD suppliers are arguing about NAND flash performance drop-off. OCZ supplies NAND flash solid state drives (SSDs) and regularly announces high-performance products. DDRdrive has recently exited stealth mode and makes the X1 hybrid DRAM/NAND SSD. It criticises OCZ and other flash suppliers for products …
Chris Mellor, 14 Jan 2011
The Register breaking news

HP reported close to naming Hurd successor

Somebody has to stop Hewlett-Packard before it acquires another company for billions of dollars again, and the word on the street is that the IT giant is getting set to do that soon. Possibly as early as next week. Bloomberg reported Friday that HP's board of directors could announce a successor to Mark Hurd, now co-president …
thumbs down teaser 75

Trend Micro's CEO says 'AV industry sucks'

Interview Trend Micro’s CEO threw down the gauntlet to her competitors last week, proclaiming that hackers are ahead of the game and that the anti-virus industry “sucks”. Chief exec Eva Chen, who co-founded the Tokyo, Japan headquartered-firm in 1988 with Steve Chang, announced last Wednesday a radical shift in business strategy for …
Kelly Fiveash, 22 Jun 2008

Dell turns to Sun in battle against, er, Sun

There's no shortage of irony when a company as savvy as Dell spends thousands of dollars on a fancy marketing campaign only to have a partner undermine the entire message of the promotion by using a rival's gear in the ad. Such is the case with the Dell Tech Force web promotion that has been in action for some time. Dell hired …
Ashlee Vance, 27 Sep 2005
The Register breaking news

And here's who will be running the Internet for the next three years

ICANN has announced who will act as its Board Directors for the next three years. Meeting all expectations, its independent Nominating Committee has chosen people already well known and connected within the ICANN community amid several executives from multi-national corporations that help fund ICANN. However, critics' …
Kieren McCarthy, 18 Jun 2003
The Register breaking news

Adaptec meets its Waterloo

Adaptec, the SCSI storage firm, is scaling back its European HQ in Waterloo Belgium, and transferring most ops to its major country subs. The company is moving tech support, admin and marketing functions and "transitioning" most of Belgium's jobs to the UK, Germany and France. In other words, the jobs are there, if not the …
Drew Cullen, 15 Apr 2002