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HPE CEO Meg Whitman QUITS, MAN! Neri to replace chief exec in Feb

Developing...  Hewlett Packard Enterprise boss Meg Whitman is stepping down, and will be replaced on February 1 by company president Antonio Neri.…

While you're preparing to carve Thanksgiving turkey, the FCC will be slicing into net neutrality

Pai will lay out plan this week, vote in December

Analysis  Ajit Pai, chairman of America's broadband watchdog, today confirmed what we all knew was coming for months now: a move to tear up the Obama-era's rules on network neutrality in the US.…

Openness - The Key to Rapid Change in the Digital Era

Change is never easy, particularly in an age of constant change. So, consider new ways to implement change and smooth the process.

Wounded FalconStor flutters back to life

First profit in two years, fresh funding, new faces

FalconStor has confirmed its first profit in more than two years, bagged fresh funding and employed a new bunch of new faces in its exec lounge.…

Digital minister: We're still talking to BT about sorting crap broadband

Matt Hancock blissfully unaware that deal is on brink of collapse

UK digital minister Matt Hancock has denied that talks with BT to improve poor internet speeds in 1.4 million rural areas have fallen through.…

HPE straps AyyyyyMD chip into 2P/2U server box with Epyc results

DL385 blasts SPEC benchmark

HPE has upgraded its Opteron-using DL385p server with AMD Epyc processors and used it to notch up a pair of record SPEC benchmarks.…

DevOps Benefits Shine Through at Summit

Real-world DevOps implementers highlight how varied organizations discovered benefits from DevOps, even if they had to clear some hurdles on the path to success.

Gulp. HPE's InfoSight self-repairs and makes 'proactive decisions'

Machine-learning engine stapled to 3PAR arrays

HPE is updating its acquired Nimble Storage InfoSight array management system with a machine learning-driven recommendation engine, and adding InfoSight to 3PAR arrays.…

Iran the numbers – and Persian internet is the cheapest in the world

Burkina Faso the most expensive, UK in top third cheapest

Tired of continual price hikes on your broadband deal? Then why not move to Iran? According to a study released today, it has the cheapest broadband (if you're willing to ignore political and social problems).…

CEO: 'Claying the ongoing continuous chaos of info into one logical masterpiece'

Yeah? Us neither. Here's another 'anchored benchmark' of a storage round-up

We start this week's collection of storage news with the marketing buzzwords of the month award, which goes to startup Panoply for outstanding excellence.…

AWS stores US spy agency data in Secret Region

First XPoint, then Z-NAND: Oh dear, server-makers. SCM is happening

Storage-class memory Nirvana 1.0 could be a 2019 event, says our man

Analysis  Storage-class memory (SCM), in the shape of Optane, is already here and, with Samsung's Z-SSD, set to become available for use by servers. What does this mean and when will it actually happen?…

Flash, Sam, wallop: Samsung crashes ahead as top NAND chip flinger

According to these here estimates, anyway

Samsung increased its market share in the NAND supply world in the third quarter of the year, analysts reckon. According to TrendForce's latest estimates, the suppliers' overall flash shipments for Q3 2017 looked like this:…

AT&T wants to bin 100,000 routers, replace them with white boxes

Carrier tries to speed networking innovation with 'Disaggregated Network Operating System'

AT&T has launched an audacious attempt to push the networking industry towards software-defined networking and white-box hardware.…

Amazon launches Secret Region – so secret it's endorsed by the CIA

The rest of us just get a 0.04% improvement in EC2 reliability, to a guaranteed 99.99%

Amazon Web Services has launched a Secret Region – which we know about because the CIA has endorsed it.…

AT&T insists it's not sweating US govt block of Time-Warner gobble

'We don't care, in fact look at this letter about how little we care. Really. Please look at it'

AT&T says it is not worried about the possibility of a US government lawsuit derailing its attempts to acquire Time-Warner.…

Who has 2,000 tickets to the gun show? Cisco's HCIA platform HyperFlex

In 18 months, Switchzilla has established itself in hyperconverged market

+Comment  After 18 months of selling, some 2,000 customers are travelling along the Cisco HCIA highway.…

Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy

The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.

Whew... Toshiba rustles up $5.4bn to avoid delisting

Weakens WD position on blocking flash biz sale

Beleaguered Toshiba, facing a Tokyo stock exchange deadline, has planned a $5.4bn share issue to avoid a delisting threat.…

Nouvelle niche: Datos IO adds distributed app fragment recovery

Who are the RecoverX rivals again? Nice gig

+Comment  Distributed database protector Datos IO has added fractional backup and recovery so you can restore the data you want faster.…

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