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July 1, 2009 by

Ubuntu private clouds need more than tools; they need support, too

Canonical, the London company that founded the Ubuntu Project, today announced professional services to support companies who are building "private cloud" infrastructures behind their corporate firewalls.Earlier this year, the company released a technical preview of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC), an open-source system that allows companies to build private clouds that match the Amazon EC2 interface.

November 11, 2008 by

Getting the most value out of Collaborative Technologies

I’ll be speaking at a breakfast briefing in London UK on the 20th November on the subject of ‘How to get the most value out of collaborative technologies‘ for Fujitsu Services, whose Graeme Mackay, Business Manager of Corporate Information Systems, will also talk about Fujitsu’s experiences around implementations and their internal usage. If you’d like to attend here’s the link.

March 6, 2008 by

Tech Sector Takes a Kicking in Ethics Ranking

Quite honestly it is hard to take too, too seriously sustainability ratings such as the CRO 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2008 but they are kind of fun to pull apart none the less. Predictably these rankings generate a fair degree of false humility from the ascendant and gnashing and wailing from the descendant.

April 15, 2005 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Wednesday 13/4/05To the Copyright Bar in Wapping for our Q1 party, right outside the brooding menace of the News International empire. Wapping is one of those areas of London that seems to have its own psychic microclimate: everything is a degree or two colder, the buildings a touch more threatening and the sense of foreboding just that bit more forebodery.

October 1, 2004 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Thursday 30/10/2004Much fun in a Soho pub, where a small but dedicated band of boozy hacks has decided to reconvene an old London IT journalist tradition -- the First Thursday drinking session. We have been summoned by the resourceful Lucy Sherriff of The Register, who has made good use of her science degree by getting the date wrong by a week.

June 16, 2003 by

Spam inquiry to focus on international laws

LONDON--An inquiry into spam, to be held by a cross-party group of British MPs next month, is to look at how international laws can be used to stem the flow of unsolicited bulk e-mail.Spam is an increasing problem not only for individuals, who often see their mail boxes fill up with junk e-mails offering everything from spam-blocking software to untold riches, but also for ISPs and for any company that runs corporate e-mail servers.

February 12, 2002 by

Dell laptops to hold GPRS wireless

LONDON--Dell Computer customers in the United Kingdom will soon have notebooks equipped with wide-area wireless access. From mid-March, U.K. consumers will be able to order laptops with GPRS (Global Packet Radio Service) connections that provide always-on, wide-area wireless access to the company network or the Internet. The key benefits will be the ability to send and receive e-mail, browse the Web, and access corporate databases from almost anywhere in the United Kingdom. Later, as roaming agreements fall into place, the service also will be available in other European countries. --Charles McLellan, ZDUK

April 2, 2001 by

Certifications: What's the point?

The IT field has become an over-certified one, with companies swimming through a sea of resumes that have corporate certification logos stamped on them. Is it any wonder why companies have gone back to choosing individuals with a bachelor's degree in Information Technology over those with certifications only?


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