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EMC to acquire VCE

Storage vendor EMC has announced that it is acquiring converged infrastructure firm VCE.

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Microsoft launches hybrid cloud push

With a series of cloud announcements on Monday, Microsoft moved to put a stake in the ground with hybrid cloud computing and emerge from the shadow of cloud rivals Google and Amazon.

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IBM’s Rometty defends rocky financial results

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is moving quickly to quell concerns about the company’s sinking earnings and decision to pay more than a billion dollars to cast off its money-losing microelectronics business to GlobalFoundries.

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Abu Dhabi’s GlobalFoundries buys $1.3 billion IBM semiconductor unit

IBM will sell the semiconductor technologies unit that makes its Power processors to Abu Dhabi-owned GlobalFoundries, paying the chip manufacturer about US$1.3 billion to take two factories off its hands in a move to erase losses.

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HP unveils cloud config manager and DRaaS offering

HP has unveiled a network virtualisation system for large enterprise and cloud providers designed to simplify network configuration, and has also enhanced its disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) offering in the cloud. HP says Distributed Cloud […]

Safety first

Three-day IT security conference GISEC 2014 gave the masses a chance to meet first class security vendors as well as listen to presentations from internationally renowned security professionals. CNME reports from day one of the show.

Paper chase

It will come as no shock to anyone that the UAE’s Ministry of Labour creates and manages a great deal of paper. Documents, from the HR to the legal and finance departments have historically taken up rooms filled with boxes, which in turn are filled with files.

Flying high

In his first visit to an emerging market after taking over the reins at Juniper Networks, Shaygan Kheradpir sat down with us to talk about his vision for the company and strategy for the new era of IT.

Discovery in the Big Data era

Big Data can be extremely useful, or equally as tedious. With the world generating more and more data, businesses need the tools to tame this beast.

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Acer takes on the Nexus 7 with 7.9″ Intel tablet

The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.

  • HP Spectre 13 review: a welcome return to the basics

    HP’s Spectre 13 runs Windows 8, but it doesn’t contort, flip, swivel, or do any of the other impractical tricks that look so fun in advertisements. It’s not a tablet strapped to a dock, or a tablet with a keyboard cover, either. It’s just a regular ol’ Ultrabook. A very, very good Ultrabook.

  • Lab tested: new Mac Pro is the speedster we’ve been waiting for

    Our tests of a $6799 configure-to-order Mac Pro show – as expected – that the new system is better-suited to people making their living using professional apps like Final Cut Pro than everyday users working in consumer apps like iMovie.

  • Review: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

    If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.

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