Jack Clark

Currently a reporter for ZDNet UK, I previously worked as a technology researcher and reporter for a London-based news agency.

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HP 'leapfrogs' EMC to take deduplication record

HP has "leapfrogged" rival EMC to claim the greatest deduplication rate in the industry.The update to HP's StoreOnce software technology, named Catalyst, was announced at HP Discover in Las Vegas on Monday.

June 4, 2012 by Jack Clark


Microsoft patches Windows to quell Flame

Microsoft has pushed out a security update for Windows to seal a hole exploited by the sophisticated Flame malware.The update prevents Flame or other bits of malware spoofing Microsoft certificates to phish, spoof content, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks, Microsoft said on Sunday.

June 4, 2012 by Jack Clark


Huawei, ZTE face EU 'illegal state subsidies' probe

Huawei and ZTE could face having to pay extra to import their products into the European Union, after regulators said they had gathered solid evidence that China had been subsidising them.Representatives from the EU's 27 member states were told by officials on Thursday in a closed-door meeting that the European Commission had amassed "very solid evidence" of illegal state subsidies of the companies, the The Financial Times reported on Friday.

May 28, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Facebook malware works across major browsers

Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have detected an example of a breed of malware that uses a cross-browser plugin to create a worm that works across multiple browsers.The LilyJade worm malware spoofs ad modules on Yahoo, YouTube, Bing, MSN, AOL, Google and Facebook.

May 23, 2012 by Jack Clark


EMC bumps VMAX array to 4 petabytes

EMC has released a new family of its flagship VMAX series of storage arrays, which have huge storage capacities and are backed by the latest enterprise-grade Intel processors.The company gave details on the VMAX 10K, 20K and 40K arrays on Monday at EMC World in Las Vegas.

May 21, 2012 by Jack Clark


Amazon broadens on-premise storage features

Amazon has given datacentre administrators greater control over its on-premise AWS Storage Gateway technology via a set of APIs.The APIs were released on Wednesday and give businesses another way to manage the cloud storage and backup technology, and some new functions, according to Amazon.

May 10, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Google: Inertia blocks enterprise cloud adoption

The greatest issue that stops businesses from adopting cloud services is inertia, according to Google.A belief that upgrading to the cloud entails new management headaches, coupled with a decision not to experiment or test cloud productivity tools, prevents businesses from going to the cloud, Jonathan Rochelle, product manager for Google Apps, told ZDNet UK on Tuesday at Interop Las Vegas.

May 9, 2012 by Jack Clark

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Data gravity: The reason for a cloud's success

As clouds get larger, they gain a greater hold over their customers because of "data gravity", according to researcher Dave McCrory.In a packed session at Interop Las Vegas on Monday, McCrory, a senior architect of VMware's Cloud Foundry service, gave a talk on his pet subject of "data gravity".

May 7, 2012 by Jack Clark