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Aussie Sex Party takes the whip to .xxx domains

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/fiona_patten_blasts_icann/

9 years ago

The Australian Sex Party has joined a growing international chorus of voices accusing ICANN and ICM Registry of a shakedown over the .xxx domain space. Companies that don’t want their domain names appearing in front of the already-notorious dot-triple-x are facing an October 28 deadline to register with ICM, the sole …

DRAM, Flash in same box named after killer mountain

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/kaminario_hybrid_k2/

9 years ago

You can now buy a tiered solid state device with both DRAM and flash because Kaminario has added Fusion-io flash to its DRAM-based K2 storage box. Kaminario introduced its K2 solid state storage device using DRAM last year, competing with DRAM RamSans from Texas Memory Systems. A flash option was quietly introduced earlier …

Flash

Belgians aim to be third neutral-net nation

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/belgium_headed_for_net_neutrality/

9 years ago

Belgium could be the second European country after the Netherlands to adopt net neutrality for both fixed and mobile networks. Three political parties have joined forces to launch a proposed law (in Dutch), which they hope will be approved early next year. If accepted, all internet traffic in Belgium needs to be treated …

Hunt: We'll slightly inconvenience pirate sites

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/hunt_pirates_sites_speech/

9 years ago

In August the government said it wouldn't implement the Digital Economy Act's web-blocking powers. But it still thinks pirate websites hurt British business and wants something to make accessing them more more difficult, and to make sanctions against them less expensive. But what might all this look like? According to a leak …

Facebook music dashboard: Revenue at last?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/facebook_music_and_tesco/

9 years ago

Analysis We all know why Facebook has such astronomical valuations. It is already as ubiquitous as Tesco. It is a place a billion people go to: whereas they only ever leave Google search, to go somewhere else. But people hanging around, poking, throwing cows, ignoring the adverts and goofing around doesn’t pay the rent. To increase …

FacebookMusic

Cloud startup's business model defies laws of physics

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/bitcasa_cloud_store/

9 years ago

Start-up Bitcasa invites you to shove all your data into the cloud and use your hard drive as a cache. It's offering infinite storage capacity, it says, for 10 bucks a month. Really. Bitcasa says it is different from Nirvanix, Mozy and others because it is not a cloud-based backup company. It's different from Dropbox because …

AWSCloud

Mainframe shops (a little) more optimistic about System z

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/09/13/bmc_mainframe_survey/

9 years ago

There are only about 4,000 IBM mainframe shops in the world, but they sure do spend a lot of money. And according to a new survey, they are going to keep on spending it for the foreseeable future. IBM is not the only player with skin in the System z game. BMC Software, which sells provisioning, monitoring, and management …

Analysis: All hail the ‘supercloud’

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/risks/1703/analysis-all-hail-%E2%80%98supercloud%E2%80%99

9 years ago

The supercloud model would do wonders for IT, but is the truly open and flexible cloud really a possibility?

Cloud

IPF ‘transforms’ with Fujitsu cloud offerings

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/iaas/1679/ipf-%E2%80%98transforms%E2%80%99-fujitsu-cloud-offerings

9 years ago

The credit provider pays out £10 million to revamp its IT department.

Cloud

CA offers backup from virtual to cloud

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/iaas/cloud-backup/1673/ca-offers-backup-virtual-cloud

9 years ago

The latest version of ARCserve offers monitoring and backup from virtual machines to the cloud.

Cloud

Salesforce's Dreamforce spectacle: photos

https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/salesforces-dreamforce-spectacle-photos/

9 years ago

Over 45,000 people flocked to San Francisco this week to attend Salesforce.com's Dreamforce event.

Salesforce

Storage hypervisors tout faster, cheaper storage for cloud services

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/private-cloud/1627/storage-hypervisors-tout-faster-cheaper-storage-cloud-services

9 years ago

Virsto and DataCore target cloud I/O bottlenecks with VM-specific storage virtualisation software

CloudServices

Next stage of the Microsoft Virtual Academy challenge: learning more on Hyper-V

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/paas/cloud-deployment/1599/next-stage-microsoft-virtual-academy-challenge-learning-more-hyper-v

9 years ago

The latest stage of the MVA Challenge has been handicapped by poor broadband but there's still richness to explore

Microsoft

Dell builds up assets for its cloud offerings

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/clive-longbottom/1575/dell-builds-assets-its-cloud-offerings

9 years ago

Dell is a company that has been busily reinventing itself and seems to taking the right steps towards being a true cloud player

Cloud

Building a NAS server from scratch: pics

https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/building-a-nas-server-from-scratch-pics/

9 years ago

There are several options to expand your network's storage, but one of the most rewarding learning experiences can be building your own network-attached storage (NAS) server. ZDNet UK walks us through the process.

Dell storage cosies up with VMware

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/iaas/virtualization/1553/dell-storage-cosies-vmware

9 years ago

A plethora of new storage announcements from Dell stay focused on virtualisation.

Vmware

Amazon announces AWS for Government

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/cloud-essentials/compliance/1517/amazon-announces-aws-government

9 years ago

US Government agencies now have the cloud option for sensitive data.

AmazonAWS

Inside Equinix's SY3 datacentre: photos

https://www.zdnet.com/pictures/inside-equinixs-sy3-datacentre-photos/

9 years ago

Datacentre provider Equinix yesterday officially launched its US$65 million SY3 datacentre in south Sydney, complementing its SY1 and SY2 centres located nearby.

Equinix

UK firms find virtualisation storage a step too far

https://www.cloudpro.co.uk/saas/1491/uk-firms-find-virtualisation-storage-step-too-far

9 years ago

Survey finds strong appetite for server virtualisation projects compared to storage ones

Innovation spend to rise in banks: IDC

https://www.zdnet.com/video/video-innovation-spend-to-rise-in-banks-idc-1/

9 years ago

Current IT spending within banks and financial institutions focuses on maximising staff productivity and keeping the lights on, but that's all about to give way to more innovative projects in the near future, according to IDC analysts.