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Simon Sharwood

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Sydney, Australia
APAC Editor — The Register
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Covers:  Virtualisation, cloud, servers, storage
Doesn't Cover: Software development, consumer technology, kickstarters, case studies, vendor-commissioned research

Husband. Parent. Slow cyclist. Cricket tragic. @Theregister APAC Editor. vExpert 2014-17. Tweets don't reflect employer's views. Or mine, sometimes. Not a brand

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Biography

Hello, I am Simon Sharwood. I am Asia-Pacific Editor for The Register.

I live in Sydney, Australia.

I've been doing enterprise tech journalism for 20 years. I also did a few years in tech PR.

I run The Register for eight hours a day, between when the San Francisco office clocks off and the Londo...

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@ssharwood — 5,413 followers, 41,207 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

@dobes I refuse to believe this is the real Shane Warne. Anything below 100kg is robo-Warnie.

Nov 23, 2017

England’s tactics superior to Australia’s in the #ashes they have a plan for each batter and bowl to it. Australia just talks of keeping the pressure on

Nov 23, 2017

I reckon Microsoft’s mystery VMware partner is a hyperconverged company. Your thoughts?  https://twitter.com/TheRegister/status/933841940008890370 

Nov 23, 2017

@elreg v12N news VMware refuses to support its wares running in Azure  http://ow.ly/OX6f50flvFX 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

PC Week Australia, 1995.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. In fact I own a typewriter that belonged to my grandfather. It is a beautiful artefact in a two-tone leather case with a brass zipper.

How is social media changing news?

By proving the world is an idiocracy