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Cloud provider pits 6TB hard drives in real-world face off

Cloud provider pits 6TB hard drives in real-world face off

Different hard drive speeds account for the disparity in power use, but not necessarily performance. Both models cost about the same and use 6Gbps SATA connectors. read more »

NATS server glitch to be investigated by airline regulator

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is due to hold an inquiry into the failure in air traffic management systems at NATS (National Air Traffic Services) that occured on Friday 12 December. read more »

London airspace restricted due to server failure

London airspace is closed until 7pm today due to a ‘technical failure’ at the National Air Traffic Services (NATS). read more »

IBM Watson Analytics now open for business

IBM Watson, apparently not content with its Jeopardy winnings, is looking for work. After a lot of buildup, Watson Analytics, the natural language business intelligence tool based on Big Blue's famed AI, is now available in beta under a freemium model where it's free to get started -- but the really powerful analytics are going to cost you. read more »

Google, Facebook's hunger for servers drives market

The increasing need for real-time analytics has helped buoy server sales to enterprises in a weak global economy, but most of the growth during the third quarter came from Web giants that are building their own hardware. read more »

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more

Google Nexus series

Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.

Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.

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Amazon 1p price glitch: When automated systems go ‘wrong’

Although a boon for bargain hunters, small, independent retailers selling via online retail giant Amazon were left reeling when a software glitch priced their items at just 1p and orders were automatically dispatched from Amazon’s warehouses, costing businesses thousands of pounds. Is there such a thing as too much automation? read more »

Cisco slaps Arista Networks with patent infringement suit

Cisco has filed two lawsuits against data centre switch competitor Arista Networks for allegedly violating its intellectual property. read more »

HP talks cloud delivery options, OpenStack, how it competes on price

Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President of Product and Service Management for HP Cloud and former General Manager of Product Management for Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud platform spells out his new company's strategy. read more »

Windows Server 10 Technical Preview: A first look

On October 1, Microsoft released the technical preview of Windows 10 and, with much less fanfare, it also unleashed preview releases of Windows Server and System Center. Both server previews are available for download from the TechNet Server and Cloud blog. This is a first look. read more »

Incremental SDN: Automating Network Device Configuration

The definition of Software Defined Networking (SDN) continues to broaden, today including functions such as configuration automation and orchestration. While these tasks aren't strictly SDN, the fact is software is used to define some aspect of the network infrastructure in both cases, so vendors have stretched the definition of SDN to bring configuration automation and orchestration platforms into the mix. read more »

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Amazon 1p price glitch: When automated systems go ‘wrong’

Christmas came early for some shoppers when a pricing software error valued thousands of pounds’ worth of goods at just 1p.

Cisco slaps Arista Networks with patent infringement suit

Cisco today filed two lawsuits against data center switch competitor Arista Networks for allegedly violating its intellectual property.

NATS server glitch to be investigated by airline regulator

Experts warn it could happen again despite assurances the issue has been solved

IBM Watson Analytics now open for business

After a lot of buildup, IBM Watson is now open for business.

The 10 mightiest supercomputers on the planet

China retains top spot for fourth consecutive Top500 list

White Papers

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

The term 'enterprise information archiving' incorporates products and solutions for archiving user content read more »

How to choose your Unified Communication and Collaboration Platform Vendor

Best Practice Guide read more »

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Bare Metal Clouds – Performance and Isolation Drive Consideration

Performance and Isolation Drive Considerationread more »

The Data Digest: Five Urgent Truths About Wearables

Google Glass and Apple Watch are just the startread more »

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ComputerworldUK's Mike Simons interviews Oracle's John Abel about The Cloud
ComputerworldUK Poll

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company's "devices and services" strategy is dead. So, what should Microsoft focus on instead?

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Securing the Enterprise

Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyber criminals

HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone is your source for software downloads, video, whitepapers and news on how you can keep your business data safe. Read more...

Agile Data Center

Transition to the Agile Data Center

Explore the importance of the agile data center to the business, and ideas on how IT can make this transition


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