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'Fangless' activist investor chomps up chunk of Rackspace

Blue Harbour thirsting to quaff some fresh asset sweat
Gavin Clarke, 19 Aug 16:32

Microsoft: Azure isn't ready for biz-critical apps … yet

Microsoft will move its own IT to the cloud to avoid $200m server bill
Simon Sharwood, 19 Aug 06:29

BizTalk-as-a-Service dog wags Microsoft's on-premises tail

Two-year plan will harmonise middleware's cloudy and on-premises release cycle
Simon Sharwood, 18 Aug 01:29

Apple slings fanbois' data at Chinese servers in China Telecom deal

Mandarins won't get encryption keys, Cook & Co promises ... scout's honor
Iain Thomson, 15 Aug 20:31

Visual Studio Online goes titsup as Microsoft wrestles with database

Updated Cortana, what does 'multi-region full service interruption' mean?
Neil McAllister, 14 Aug 19:42

Sir, sir, my cloud ate my homework: Google touts grading tool to teachers

Storing kids' work in a huge advertising giant? What could possibly go wrong?
Shaun Nichols, 13 Aug 02:29

Learn about Microsoft Cloud OS platform

Promo Transform the Datacentre workshop takes to the roads
David Gordon, 12 Aug 10:01

IBM takes a shine to Lighthouse, gobbles bouncer-in-the-cloud biz

If your username's not down, you're not logging in
Shaun Nichols, 11 Aug 21:44

Pivotal puts all its eggs in one basket

Core blimey! It's a cloudy AppSuite with cunning pricing
Simon Sharwood, 08 Aug 04:30

Cloudy startup drops unified storage array into YOUR data centre

Wheee... CLUNK: Zadara offers serviced box PAYG option
Chris Mellor, 07 Aug 17:03
HP cloud

Behold the HP Helion Lean cloud, and by Lean, it means not-OpenStack

Diet offering skimps on frills to keep costs low for lighter workloads
Neil McAllister, 06 Aug 21:56

Whoops, my cloud's just gone titsup. Now what?

No email? No CRM? No Daily Mail iPad edition? You need a plan
Rachel Fielding, 06 Aug 10:01
cloud

Dumping gear in the public cloud: It's about ease of use, stupid

Sysadmin blog Look at the numbers - co-location might work out cheaper
Trevor Pott, 06 Aug 08:37

Opinion

Facebook drowning

Speaking in Tech: Meet the man who SURRENDERED to Facebook

Podcast Cloud architect tells Regcast: 'It owns my entire life'
cloud

Dumping gear in the public cloud: It's about ease of use, stupid

Sysadmin blog Look at the numbers - co-location might work out cheaper
Trevor Pott, 06 Aug 08:37
A man who has fallen asleep at an IDF booth

What is it with cloud computing? Engage VM, disengage brain?

Sysadmin blog Nine bits of advice from our man Trevor
Trevor Pott, 25 Jun 19:50
Puppet Labs Logo

If you like slipping your hand into Puppets, look for these certified types

Sysadmin blog Software to do your job for you, what's not to love?
Trevor Pott, 24 Jun 21:29

News

Yes, we know Active Directory cloud sync is a MESS, says Microsoft

So have this four-click fix to paint your directories Azure
Simon Sharwood, 05 Aug 04:58

Meet Solaris 11.2, where SDN means 'Software-Defined Net profit'

Analysis This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants
Gavin Clarke, 05 Aug 04:28

CloudControl to major chum: We'll gobble Docker's dotCloud

Did you know the Linux container upstart has, sorry, had a platform-as-a-service?
Neil McAllister, 04 Aug 22:20

Free 2004-spec AS/400 pops up in the cloud

German hosting company thinks you might want to go back in time and Tweet
Simon Sharwood, 04 Aug 05:02

Linode open-sources its secret support sauce

IaaS operator happy for you to edit its tutorials
Simon Sharwood, 01 Aug 04:28

Microsoft's Euro cloud darkens: US FEDS can dig into foreign servers

They're not emails, they're business records, says court
Neil McAllister, 31 Jul 19:47

Forrester says Australia, not China, is next boom market for cloud

It's cloudy but fine down under, analyst says
Simon Sharwood, 29 Jul 23:18

VMware counters containers with SaaSy VM disk swap

Patent-in-process offers new way to upgrade cloudy apps
Simon Sharwood, 28 Jul 06:35

SHOCK and AWS: The fall of Amazon's deflationary cloud

Analysis Just as Jeff Bezos did to books and CDs, Amazon's rivals are now doing to it
Jack Clark, 26 Jul 08:07

Amazon Reveals One Weird Trick: A Loss On Almost $20bn In Sales

Investors really hate it: Share price plunge as growth SLOWS in key AWS division
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 21:37
From left to right: Mastodon, mammoth, gomphothere. Credit: Sergio de la Rosa

Hadoop coop's $50m scoop: Hortonworks takes HP coin

Investment gives IT titan seat on the board – just in time for The Machine
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 17:58
Comparison of BlackBerry Passport with rectangular phones

BlackBerry: Toss the server, mate... BES is in the CLOUD now

BlackBerry Enterprise Services takes aim at SMEs - but there's a catch
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Jul 16:06
BBC iPlayer

Auntie remains MYSTIFIED by that weekend BBC iPlayer and website outage

Still doing 'forensics' on the caching layer – Beeb digi wonk
Kelly Fiveash, 24 Jul 10:55
cloud

VMware fuels cloudy drive, plonks second bit barn in UK

First Slough, now Chessington... give it a year and they'll be EVERYWHERE
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 09:15
Cat 5 cable

IBM soups up SoftLayer for supers with Infiniband tech

Amazon-beating, Google-ganking, Microsoft-muddling high-speed IO lands
Jack Clark, 23 Jul 21:22
three amigos movie poster + three speaking in tech podcast hosts: Greg Kniereman, Sarah Vela, Ed Saiptech

Speaking in Tech: Microsoft DOES have a stake in Android, y'know

Podcast Ever been asked to give feedback on enterprise helldesks? Thought not

Apple fanbois SCREAM as update BRICKS their Macbook Airs

Ragegasm spills over as firmware upgrade kills machines
Jasper Hamill, 23 Jul 15:31
Oracle Linux

Attack of the clones: Oracle's latest Red Hat Linux lookalike arrives

Oracle's Linux boss says Larry's Linux isn't just for Oracle apps anymore
Neil McAllister, 23 Jul 12:01