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Bonkers Azure bookings give Microsoft a record-breaking $110bn year

Satya's got sunshine on a cloudy day

Mmm, yes. 11-nines data durability? Mmmm, that sounds good. Except it's virtually meaningless

Analysis No one can agree on how it's calculated

Spooked Cisco chief phoned AWS, asked: You're not making a switch, are you?

Switchzilla's share price dipped following rumor of direct rivalry

Ah, British summer. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the internet is on the fritz

Sky, TalkTalk and M24Seven all withered in the heat this week

Liquidators appointed for Tintri UK as DDN bids to become reseller

Unpaid former staff will get something... eventually

Azure running out of internets in UK South, starts rationing VMs

Stop me if you've heard this one before

5G whizz: Ericsson just turned in first profit since 2016

Networks the wind beneath Börje Ekholm's wings

Azure promises to keep your backups safe and snug for up to 10 years

Auto-failover for Azure SQL Database when things wobble

Telco IT admins on red alert as Cisco flings out patches for security holes in policy toolkit

Twenty-five bugs writhing on the netops floor this week

Google Cloud Platform reins in its trigger-happy account-axing AI cops

Chocolate Factory apologizes for overzealous bots as service wobbles offline

Mellanox plumps up thanks to the storage world's hankering for high-speed Ethernet

Dell EMC and HPE help fuel record quarterly revenue

Reduxio turns inward and, er, sales off for the channel

New CEO prepares company for new direction

Micron-Intel 3D XPoint split: It's not you, it's m... nah, it is totally you

Comment Breakup lays bare Chipzilla's failures

People hate hot-desking. Google thinks they’ll love hot-Chromebooking

Especially sysadmins who want to get off the fix-this-PC-now treadmill

The crowd roars and Ruckus joins in with 802.11ax kit

Access points gets WPA3, OFDMA, Bluetooth LE, Zigbee and more

Google to build private trans-Atlantic cable from US to France

Bandwidth is better, down where it's wetter, take it from me!

AWS launches on-premises EC2 instances for reverse hybrid cloud

They’ll run on the Snowball Edge data transfer device, which packs a Xeon D

Commvault simplifies product count, condenses 20 into 4

Positive outcome from activist investor involvement

EU plans for domestic exascale supercomputer chips: A RISC-y business

Analysis Consortium possibly looking to flex Arm muscle, too

Azure certifications are awful, Microsoft admits, so it has made new ones

Changes to add ‘more of the skills that you actually need to be successful’

Don't panic about domain fronting, an SNI fix is getting hacked out

Alternative proposed to sending server names in cleartext

Western Digital formats hard disk drive factory as demand spins down

Malaysia plant faces axe in 2019 while biz powers up more flash drive assembly lines

Cisco's made DNA Center open enough to out-run Amazon

Switchzilla's kit is programmable now, so anything Bezos does an army of developers can replicate

Submarine cables at risk from sea water, boffins warn. Wait, what?

The bits on land don't expect to get salty, and that's 1,100 Internet pieces of internet infrastructure in the US alone

Intel and Micron downgrade 3D Xpoint relationship from friends with benefits to partners

The tech’s almost grown up so they’ll be sleeping in separate rooms under one roof

Official probe into HPE’s Oz 3Par crashes would create 'further negative publicity' if revealed

And that’s one reason why The Register has been denied access to the final document

Excited Exagrid embarks express earnings expansion, experiences enterprise enlargement

Quarterly revenues and bookings up a fifth – again

Salesforce slurps up cloudy Israeli AI marketing biz for 'around $800m'

It does cloud, it does AI, it does analytics - how many more boxes d'ya wanna tick?

It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming: Storage's coming home

Everyone seems to know the score... backups, benchmarks and more

'Fibre broadband' should mean glass wires poking into your router, reckons Brit survey

And definitely not copper, argues Cityfibre

Intel buys eASIC because FPGAs aren't always the answer

Chipzilla wants to stick its nose into yet more sections of semiconductor design cycles

AWS will make switches to go after Cisco – report

Updated Amazon increasingly accepts hybrid cloud is a thing, but would it really get into support?

QEMU Qicks out release Qandidate, new Qadence for version 3.0.0

Some qode qleanup, some tweaks and also an arbitrary numbering thing

Juniper makes a meal of Spectre/Meltdown

Roundup Plus BIND bugs, billion-Euro Nokia deal, and push-to-talk gets LTE-rrific

Es are good, Es are good. Xeon Es are good, says Intel: Entry-level workstation CPUs touted

Single-socket job wakes up and smells the Coffee Lake

Chirp unveils free tier of shouting-at-IoT devices audio net tech

One day, your gizmos can bellow nuclear power station info at each other too

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