* Posts by SIP My Drink

11 posts • joined 14 Sep 2018

Three rips up call centre outsourcing contract with Capita 2+ years early

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Re: Well, who'd have expected that?

Ive also started calling them - "Everybody's Favourite Outsourcing Badass" -

Thanks Reg...

Outage: Faulty UPS at data centre housing London Internet Exchange causes grief for ISPs and telcos alike

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Working For An MSP....

Is like attacking a bushfire with a chocolate hose...

i was in the thick of this today. We go through numerous ISPs to supply service.

V1 came back up at about 16.30 and services was flowing.

Expo much later as they have ALOT more kit across 3 floors in the LD8 / HEX. They had to replace 2 switches because they were buggered.

Virgin had 5 routers go pop - They will have to be salvaged and replaced if no good.

Equinix confirmed at 21:55 that they had resolved the issue. But VM are still hard down with some Clients of theirs being unhappy. Equinix have closed it as they have done their part...

Stirling Job Peeps - Now Off Down The Pub....

Micro Focus chairman Kevin Loosemore cuts himself loose as merger with HPE Software continues to haunt biz

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Coffee/keyboard

Loose More... Get IT? Loose-More? Meh

I love how HPE had to write down Autonomy stuff by $8.8 Billion but got paid that to flog their Software Biz... With the Autonomy stuff included...

"We broke even lads..."

Autonomy did count some hardware sales as marketing costs, ex-finance bod tells High Court

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Mushroom

Hmmmmm

Straws... Clutch...? At Something...?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.... I see HP really trying everything. But I mean - How is Lynch and crew going to cough up 5 Billion?

GPS cyberstalking of girlfriend brings surveillance and indictment for alleged American mobster

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I Know Who Did It Your Honor

Anthony Silvestro (28, aka "Bugz").

'Nuff Said...

Who you gonna call? Avaya grabs $500m investment from RingCentral to cut whopping debts

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But... But... But...

Ayava are the number 2 PBX maker in the world... How...

Yes more people are going hosted but this is nuts...

Newb admits he ran Satori botnet that turned thousands of hacked devices into a 100Gbps+ DDoS-for-hire cannon

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Re: Thank goodness.

Yep... Errr... Nope...

Transport for London Oyster system pulled offline after credential-stuffing crooks board customers' accounts

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Mushroom

That Means The City...

Will fall to its knees... "Sorry Boss, cant come to work - TFL is having a meltdown..."

Accounts whistleblower blackmailed Autonomy for a payoff, Mike Lynch tells High Court

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I Can't Contain Myself...

Like seriously... The drama this case is providing just through The Register alone is so tantalising!

So Important Finance Person whistleblew about dodgy dealings, was cleared of any injustice, was demoted and then sacked... Then got a big payout...

Then a UK Watchdog started getting involved... That alone there is enough comedy for me...

100% of credit to El Reg... Please keep making me laugh...

"INSERT POPCORN EATING GIF HERE"

Amazon probes alleged bribery of staffers for data on e-tail platform

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They will also hand over reviewers' email addresses so "Amazin" marketplace traders can ask reviewers to adjust or delete the review – often in exchange for free products.

Last time I check - I Amazon was hardly amazin' :P

US govt concedes that you can indeed f**k Nazis online: Domain-name swear ban lifted

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Well...

How about TrumpHasFucked.Us?

Wouldn't be too far from the truth... Either way - This could get very interesting yet silly very quickly.

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