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Ocado - a disruptive company to rival Google?

Online groceries retailer Ocado wants it to be known that it is a tech, not a retail, company at heart.

OpenStack: Still waiting for the users

Vendor support is vital but not enough...

Foiled! How to beat software vendors' sneaky price increases

Between complex licenses and the cloud, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP have lots of ways to hike up prices. Here's how to fight back

The hidden dark side of today's hottest tech trends

New technologies and new IT strategies are here to solve all your problems -- except the ones they create

Google's next act: Diversify and conquer

Center stage at this year's Google I/O was a company honing its vision for a future beyond search

Why developers are turning to API services

As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up

Skeptcism follows Cisco-IBM led OpenDaylight SDN consortium

News analysis: Several questions remain regarding the true objectives of this consortium

National Rail Enquiries CEO makes the case for multi-sourcing

The only way 24 staff can run the system

Global ad firm urges companies to consider AWS alternatives for big data analytics

Neither AWS nor Rackspace were able to meet Struq's requirements for low latency and fast provisioning of physical servers

VMware one-ups Microsoft with vSphere 5.1

New vMotion capabilities make it easier to move VMs

Software-defined networking: one to watch in 2013

How will programmable networks be transforming your business in the years to come?

OpenStack - Why democracy beats dictatorship in the cloud

By giving control to experts in particular fields, the OpenStack Foundation hopes to get the best out of its community

The clouds that can modernise business processes

Public, private and hybrid clouds benefits and downsides explained, along with those of service models SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

7 tips for protecting your AWS cloud

Code Spaces was hacked and had to shut down - what can you learn from this?

The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards

Black Duck picks the top 10 open source projects launched in the past year.

ExtraHop mines the network to glean operations intelligence

Old school management tools are not tenable in todays' highly virtualised environment

Spiceworks CEO sets sights on the enterprise

Social business platform wants to become the Amazon of cloud services

Benchmarking Amazon EC2: The wacky world of cloud performance

Drivers of cloud machines should keep a close watch on performance

Project Moonshot can spur widespread VDI deployments, says Carrenza

HP's high density server system used in production at Comic Relief

HortonWorks: The Hadoop company everyone wants to be best friends with now

Neustar was able iterate on top of Hadoop and contribute back to the open source community

The rise of cloud-based IDEs

Development tools in the cloud enable programming from anywhere, but they're not suited for all app dev needs

Where to turn when VMware stops supporting Lab Manager in May

Where VMware leaves a hole, other vendors step in

OpenStack cloud backers hope 2013 is the year of user adoption

OpenStack is growing, with more than 600 developers working on the project

Red Hat: Most companies are still not cloud-ready

Big firms need to get their enterprise applications ready for the cloud era, says Frederik Bijlsma

Standardising cloud encryption is key to improving security

The first problem that we lawyers have when we hear "data" and "cloud" used in the same sentence is that data is valuable, and the cloud concentrates that value


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