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Unplugging the data centre

How AMAG Pharmaceuticals rebuilt IT using as little internal infrastructure

How IBM announced System/360 to the world

The enterprise-ready, single architecture mainframe turns 50 this week

Fifty years on, mainframer remembers 'a fantastic time to be an engineer'

The IBM System/360 revolutionized business computing with the first set of compatible, scalable systems

The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards

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

Bringing brains to computers

Silicon brains will create new computers that can use the human brain as a model to make decisions

Brocade CEO: Why we are eating our own young

Brocade's focus on fabrics undermines its own core business model, but that's ok, says Lloyd Carney

Project Moonshot can spur widespread VDI deployments, says Carrenza

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

National Rail Enquiries CEO makes the case for multi-sourcing

The only way 24 staff can run the system

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

City Lifeline MD: why inner-city hosting is worth the expense

When latency and connectivity are key, Central London is the place to be

Supercomputers face growing resilience problems

As the number of components in large supercomputers grows, so does the possibility of component failure

Red Hat, Xen, Java, Cloudera software support ready for 64-bit ARM

The software support is needed for ARM-based servers to take off

HANA is nothing short of dazzling, says SAP, which early customers confirm

SAP's claims of the in-memory database's speed and power are valid, but it still has a new product's growing pains, users say

Michael Dell: On SDNs and networking for the masses

Aim is to have compelling offer in compute, storage and networking

The mainframe turns 50, or, why the IBM System/360 launch was the dawn of enterprise IT

In 1964, mainframes weren't new, but IBMs' System/360 revolutionised the computer industry

Sisters bet robotics in schools will plant seeds for STEM careers

They've developed a robot-building kit that they want to sell to schools

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

So, a comic walks into a tech convention

Ex-engineer and standup comedian Don McMillan says he is 'still a geek at heart'

Benchmarking Amazon EC2: The wacky world of cloud performance

Drivers of cloud machines should keep a close watch on performance

Muted excitement for latest Toshiba Android tablet

Pitching Toshiba's Excite 10 SE tablet against HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook

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

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

Data Centre Maturity Model: providing a holistic view of sustainability

PUE is no longer enough for some data centre operators

Opinion: Personal data syncing to the cloud is broken; let's fix it

Here's why calendar syncing among iCal, Google Contacts and Mac Outlook 2011 doesn't work: Microsoft doesn't support the CalDAV protocol in Mac Office 2011

Power efficiency a growing concern in the data centre and for end users

Energy consumption is at the forefront of IT as industry leaders seek to lower costs and, for the more altruistically inclined, save the planet at the same time


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