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  • Learn to read the clouds

    One of the chief criticisms of cloud computing and virtualisation is that it all sounds so anonymous and impersonal. Worse still, the vendors all seem to be equally bland. How do you choose a vendor when they're all 'best of breed'. They ca... 

  • App-DNA scoops Citrix Synergy Award for second time running

    App-DNA has scooped a prestigious Synergy Award - the Oscars of the virtualisation world - for the second time running. Thankfully, CEO Mike Welling was British about it and refused to make a tearful speech It's official: nobody in the world pre... 

  • Could cloud computing save the NHS a fortune?

    Cloud computing could save the NHS a fortune The NHS wants to save £20 billion by 2013. In a bid to achieve this, it has given the NHS a 'QIPP challenge' (which stands for quality, innovation, productivity and prevention. Or, in other w... 

  • Who is smuggling Androids into the Enterprise? No, it's not the Klingons

    Fans of old fashioned business technology, who like to work on desktop PCs, enjoy speaking to people on the phone and refuse to communicate via Facebook or Twitter have been cleared by an enquiry of smuggling Androids into the Enterprise. The group -... 

  • How the channel could survive a cloud - we're still none the wiser

    Everyone knows that the advent of cloud computing could destroy the IT channel. If cloud computing delivers everythingit promises (and that's a big if, mind you) then buying IT will be the work of a few mouse clicks. Suddenly, resellers and systems ... 

  • Apple devices helped to make the Mac the digital hub, now it wants to put the hub in the cloud

    Am I the only one who thinks there's something ironic in the pronouncement by Steve Jobs at Apple's WWDC that the PC and Mac are being demoted from "digital hub" to "device"? Speaking for myself, I can say that my computer was ne... 

  • Ovum to Apple: You took your time with iCloud, didn't you?

    Apple took its time with iCloud, didn't it, says Ovum analyst Mark Little. Good, he says, it's all the better for it. But don't cock things up by using MobileMe. It its current state, it's a donkey. It's not easy to make it in the music business. You... 

  • Don't laugh - Cloud Computing could save us from the drought

    Trailer:Water water everywhere and not a drop to waste. The best way to manage your water is to know exactly where it is going and how it is being used. SuMo, some kind of cloud based sustainability software gadget, promises to do just that... 

  • Are data centres a waste of space asks Roger Keenan, MD of City Lifeline

    Here's Roger Keenan, MD of City Lifeline, who seems to suggest that the data centre is a waste of space and could be doomed. Or does he? Read this fascinating history of technology and draw your own conclusions. Enterprise data centres, governm... 

  • Aaron Zornes, data management evangelist. Tickets still available.

    Aaron Zornes is a recognized thought-leader in Master Data Management and Governance, says a press release from Kalido. Heevangelizes to companies throughout the world "thata master data management program without data governance is a formul...