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Dec 10, 2018

David Richards: Sheffield's economy ready to fly as Steel City shows modern mettle

The UK is in the midst of the “fourth industrial” revolution and at the forefront of this are the Northern regions. We rightly celebrate London’s success as a leading city for tech innovation in the UK, with 36 of the “unicorn” start-ups created in the UK since 1990 being housed in the capital. But all corners of the n...

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Dec 10, 2018

Going it alone: Tech giants to be hit by UK digital services tax

Technology giants operating in the UK will be served with a narrowly-targeted digital services tax, chancellor Philip Hammond announced today.With consultations to occur before the tax goes live in April 2020, the chancellor said the move is to ensure "the UK continues to be the best place in the world to start and scale up a tech bu...

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Dec 10, 2018

WANdisco launches new multicloud live data platform

 Big data company WANdisco has announced the launch of a new live data platform that will enable businesses to manage their applications in a multicloud environment.The Sheffield-based technology firm says the LiveData platform for Multicloud will provide data accuracy and consistency for business applications in any combination of major cloud...

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Dec 10, 2018

The Brexit dilemma: Will London's start-ups stay or go?

The capital's tech companies are trying to plot a course that will steer them past Brexit. That will mean some difficult decisions ahead.It's hard to imagine a group less likely to have voted for Brexit than the people running London's tech start-ups.International, smart, metropolitan: London's tech entrepreneurs might be just those...

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Dec 10, 2018

We're on the cusp of a Blockchain revolution

Earlier this year, Bank of England governor Mark Carney scrutinised blockchain technology, describing it as an inadequate currency platform set for a “brutal reckoning”.His views come as no surprise for someone deeply ingrained into the traditions of the financial system and the institutions that have set the industr...

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Dec 10, 2018

Jobs being lost over Brexit data uncertainty

 Uncertainty over the UK’s data regime post-Brexit is already seeing jobs move to mainland Europe and could hurt Britain’s position as a technology hub, the boss of live data company WANdisco has warned.David Richards, CEO and chairman of Sheffield-based WANDisco, says the Government needs to send out a clear message that, whatever...

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Dec 10, 2018

WANdisco forges stronger ties with IBM

Big data firm WANdisco today revealed it had made “significant improvements’ to its business model as it forged stronger ties with technology giant IBM.Sheffield-based WANdisco is a big data specialist which helps some of the world’s largest firms transfer information from servers into the cloud.The amount of data in the world is ...

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Dec 10, 2018

IBM deepends WANdisco OEM Partnership

WanDisco has increased its royalty payout to 50% and is now offering a guaranteed annual minimum royalty commitmentWanDisco has announced it's "deepening" its relationship with IBM, increasing its OEM royalty to the firm to 50%, in addition to introducing a guaranteed annual minimum royalty commitment.The two businesses said they...

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Dec 10, 2018

The week in storage, lovingly crafted by our machine-learning algos. loljk, we had to write this

One day, one day...By Chris Mellor 3 Sep 2018 at 11:49 El Reg has once again curated a selection of storage news tidbits for all you thought leaders out there. Surely there's some sort of machine learning algorithm that can find the stuff and write it by now, hm?Anyway, grab a cup of your favour...

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Dec 10, 2018

Amaze your colleagues, confound customers and perturb partners with your encyclopaedic storage news knowledge

Amaze your colleagues, confound customers and perturb partners with your encyclopaedic storage news knowledgeThe knowledge you need lies beneathBy Chris Mellor 20 Aug 2018 at 09:32 Yes, you can become an instant storage thought leader with our unique highly available, deduplicated, cloud-native and multi-region st...

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