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Xiotech offers hybrid storage system

Storage company Xiotech has launched a new product in its ISE range of products claiming that it combines the best of hard disk drives and solid state disks into a single product.

Written by Maxwell Cooter08 Feb. 11 04:51

Standards body sets out cloud guidelines

The US government is setting out to address concerns about security in the cloud. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a draft document looking at issues such as privacy and security within cloud environments.

Written by Maxwell Cooter05 Feb. 11 01:43

Facebook most blacklisted site says Open DNS

Social media websites remain top when it comes to blacklisting websites according to Open DNS's annual report. The web security and filtering company has produced a report detailing some of the key findings of 2010.

Written by Maxwell Cooter25 Jan. 11 01:38

Oracle users says 'yes' to cloud

With many companies expressing concerns about committing to cloud computing one group of users appears to have no such worries.

Written by Maxwell Cooter25 Jan. 11 01:49

Businesses still stumble over off-site back-up

British businesses are lagging behind many of their global competitors when it comes to disaster recovery in the clouds, according to research from Acronis. And even the companies who are diligent about backing up are failing to treat virtual servers in the same way as they treat physical ones.

Written by Maxwell Cooter21 Jan. 11 01:33

CFOs look to move to cloud ... but not yet

Companies are still wary about the security aspect of cloud computing and want more reassurance before investing in the technology. That's according to new research from SunGard which found that only 15 percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) would be happy to entrust their company's data to cloud providers.

Written by Maxwell Cooter18 Jan. 11 15:20

New community for testing professionals launched

Popular legend about software testers has it that they sit in the basement and don't come out in the daylight but one software testing consultancy is looking to turn that misconception on its head.

Written by Maxwell Cooter15 Jan. 11 02:09

LANdesk upgrades service management software

LANDesk Software has launched the latest version of its service management software, claiming that the product represented a "new generation" for help desk software. The company said that Service Desk 7.4 would take a user-centric approach to service provisioning and support.

Written by Maxwell Cooter14 Jan. 11 01:56

Amazon launches new cloud services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced two new pricing plans for its cloud service and has reduced the prices for its existing offerings.

Written by Maxwell Cooter11 Jan. 11 02:00

British company to offer remote access to Chrome

A British company has signed a deal to work with Google on the company's Chrome operating system. Cambridge-based RealVNC offers remote access technology which will be incorporated into Chrome

Written by Maxwell Cooter07 Jan. 11 01:48

iPads struggle on popular websites

While the iPad is the hottest fashion accessory for the gadget freak, recent research has revealed that users might not be getting the best out of the Apple tablet.

Written by Maxwell Cooter17 Dec. 10 05:06

Rackspace buys Cloudkick to improve management

Rackspace Hosting has bought cloud management company, Cloudkick to bring new dashboard service to its customers. Its new purchase offers what Rackspace calls a cockpit for managing complex environments and the company hopes that the Cloudkick, which is part of the Rackspace OpenStack initiative, will enable it offer improved management services to its customers.

Written by Maxwell Cooter18 Dec. 10 01:56

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