Simon Sharwood

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E-commerce-ware provider eCorner upgrades but shuns AWS and Azure, replaces Microsoft with VMware

E-commerce-ware provider eCorner upgrades but shuns AWS and Azure, replaces Microsoft with VMware

E-commerce-as-a-service outfit adopts almost-cloud model.
Aug 15 2018 6:00AM
Dropbox scares users by shrinking syncing options

Dropbox scares users by shrinking syncing options

Dirty over loss of encryption option and shrinking filesystem options.
Aug 14 2018 6:30AM
New Linux kernel debuts, adds more suspect NSA-sourced crypto

New Linux kernel debuts, adds more suspect NSA-sourced crypto

Adds more Spectre fixes, better power management and a hint of all-day-battery PCs.
Aug 13 2018 11:58AM
IBM Australia seeks 'new vision' from employee survey

IBM Australia seeks 'new vision' from employee survey

Workers asked if they and clients will stick around.
Aug 13 2018 7:00AM
Microsoft mulls software isolation chambers for Win10 Enterprise

Microsoft mulls software isolation chambers for Win10 Enterprise

"InPrivate Desktop" mode to ensure unexpected code can't touch OS.
Aug 13 2018 6:04AM
Capgemini Australia eyes acquisitions to accelerate growth

Capgemini Australia eyes acquisitions to accelerate growth

More ‘people who don’t wear socks’ needed for digital push.
Aug 6 2018 6:50AM
Is the golden age of cloud opex already over?

Is the golden age of cloud opex already over?

Comment: AWS has US$16bn of future revenue in 3+ year contracts and Microsoft wants more cash up-front.
Aug 3 2018 11:55AM
NetApp gives AI the FlexPod treatment

NetApp gives AI the FlexPod treatment

Teams with NVIDIA for on-prem brainbox reference architecture.
Aug 1 2018 10:00PM
Australian Computer Museum Society collection faces bulldozers

Australian Computer Museum Society collection faces bulldozers

200sqm warehouse, or even a corner of your shed, needed ASAP to save historical collection.
Aug 1 2018 4:00PM
Google releases universal plumbing for containers

Google releases universal plumbing for containers

It's called ‘Istio’. Remember the name – it’ll be big like Kubernetes
Aug 1 2018 3:00PM
In your face, passwords: big three browsers all adopt authentication API

In your face, passwords: big three browsers all adopt authentication API

Standard not signed off, but already ubiquitous.
Aug 1 2018 11:04AM
Meriton fined $3 million for turning TripAdvisor into TripDeceiver

Meriton fined $3 million for turning TripAdvisor into TripDeceiver

Court finds hiding review option from grumpy customers distorted TripAdvisor ratings.
Jul 31 2018 4:52PM
SAP CRM sidelined at environment agency

SAP CRM sidelined at environment agency

Cloud, IoT sensors and low-code development are in, on-prem IT is on the way out.
Jul 31 2018 12:05AM
Google Australia funds CompSci PhDs

Google Australia funds CompSci PhDs

But only for a year.
Jul 30 2018 12:09PM
Atlassian kills Stride and Hipchat, partners with Slack

Atlassian kills Stride and Hipchat, partners with Slack

Walks from talk.
Jul 27 2018 12:05PM
It's System Administrator Appreciation Day, so give yours whatever they ask for

It's System Administrator Appreciation Day, so give yours whatever they ask for

Merry Sysmas!
Jul 27 2018 7:00AM
Facebook refutes push into public cloud

Facebook refutes push into public cloud

As share price smashed.
Jul 26 2018 5:36PM
Microsoft jabs at VMware with second semi-annual System Center update

Microsoft jabs at VMware with second semi-annual System Center update

Are you feeling agile yet?
Jul 25 2018 3:11PM
Windows Server 2019 to integrate with Azure NAS

Windows Server 2019 to integrate with Azure NAS

Unveils two cloud NAS alternatives in a fortnight.
Jul 24 2018 4:53PM
Mobile security: Tips and tricks to protect business from threats

Mobile security: Tips and tricks to protect business from threats

Anyone that’s ever had the less-than-pleasant experience of being cooped up in a cab with a taxi driver intent on educating you about the state of the world will surely tell you that when it comes to useful insights and analysis, cab drivers are not the best place to turn.
Mar 12 2007 11:41AM

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