Jack Clark

Jack Clark has spent the past three years writing about the technical and economic principles that are driving the shift to cloud computing. He's visited data centers on two continents, quizzed senior engineers from Google, Intel and Facebook on the technologies they work on and read more technical papers than you care to name on topics from distributed computing to the ongoing debate over homogenous versus heterogeneous computing architectures. His articles have been quoted by Reuters, highlighted by The Guardian newspaper and syndicated across ZDNet and CNET.

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Iomega sets out small business NAS range

Iomega sets out small business NAS range

EMC subsidiary Iomega has launched a range of network-attached storage boxes for small and medium-sized businesses.The Iomega StorCenter PX Server Class Series have up to 36TB of storage and come with an updated version of EMC's industrial environment LifeLine software, the company announced on Thursday.

published February 17, 2012 by

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EU cyber-defence push wins crucial MEP vote

EU cyber-defence push wins crucial MEP vote

The EU's security agency is on the way to getting more muscle to help it keep member states' cybersecurity up to scratch.MEPs in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) passed a proposal by 52 to 3 on Monday to strengthen and extend the lifespan of the European Networking and Information Security Agency (Enisa).

published February 7, 2012 by

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AWS cuts S3 cloud storage prices

AWS cuts S3 cloud storage prices

Amazon has lowered the cost of storing information in its datacentres.The price change, announced on Monday, shaves a few cents off the monthly cost of storing a gigabyte in Amazon Web Services's Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud.

published February 7, 2012 by

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Raspberry Pi boards set to go on sale

Raspberry Pi boards set to go on sale

Raspberry Pi open-source Linux computers will go on sale at £16 before the end of February, the project said on Monday."We have a date for the first batch: the boards will be finished on February 20," team member Liz Upton wrote in a blog post.

published February 7, 2012 by

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Dell climbs stack with new software group

Dell climbs stack with new software group

Dell has created a dedicated software group and tapped John Swainson, former head of IT services specialist CA Technologies, to run it.The move, announced on Thursday, is a key step in Michael Dell's plan to transform the company from a hardware specialist into a more rounded services-led organisation.

published February 3, 2012 by

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Cisco, storage and cognitive dissonance

Cisco, storage and cognitive dissonance

Cisco encourages companies to build their public, private and hybrid clouds on its routers, switches and servers, but doesn't have any storage technology itself, which could be a mistake.Almost three years ago the networking company started selling servers under the Unified Computing System (UCS) moniker.

published January 31, 2012 by

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TfL adds camera feeds to live travel news

TfL adds camera feeds to live travel news

Developers and London's drivers can find out where congestion is across the capital thanks to real-time information made available by Transport for London on its website and a new twitter feed.The live traffic news website gives people access to the feeds from over 170 cameras across London.

published January 30, 2012 by

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Amazon moves into the private datacentre

Amazon moves into the private datacentre

Amazon has made its first move into the private datacentre with a product that provides a backup service from on-premise IT to the Amazon Web Services cloud.The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Gateway beta, announced on Wednesday, links a company's IT systems with Amazon's storage cloud via a software agent that can be installed on commodity hardware.

published January 26, 2012 by

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Eden heads to Israel in Intel management shake-up

Eden heads to Israel in Intel management shake-up

Intel has staged an executive shake-up that replaces its PC chip head, Mooly Eden, with datacentre expert Kirk Skaugen.In a sideways move, Mooly Eden, who ran the PC Client Group — Intel's largest division by revenue — will become general manager of research hub Intel Israel, the company announced on Friday.

published January 23, 2012 by

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Unite and Fujitsu end long-running dispute

Unite and Fujitsu end long-running dispute

Unite has ended its long-running industrial dispute with Fujitsu, which centred on pensions, pay, overtime and other issues at the IT services provider.On Friday, the union signed a new agreement that raises pay and provides an 'escalation' method for employees wishing to express concerns to upper management.

published January 20, 2012 by

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