Specialist data center news for North America
Dell secures certification for SAP HANA production environments
Dell EMC VxRail, powered by VMware vSphere and vSAN, supports mission-critical HCI environments.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
Lenovo forms partnership to offer edge solution for retailers
Lenovo and Scale Computing have released the new prodcuct with the goal to replace 'expensive' on-premise infrastructure.
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
Rolls Royce and Intel partner for floating data centres
The two companies are collaborating to have data centres onboard commercial ships to automate the process and make it safer.
Growing spend on data centre systems could be short-lived
Gartner's data reveals total global IT spending will continue to grow in 2019, with some sectors doing better than others.
Bad day at the office for IBM with latest quarterly results
The latest financial results for IBM have revealed a disappointment for investors as the tech giant missed almost all of its targets.
Opinion: Automating the data center with IBN
Apstra's CEO discusses the merits of intent-based networking and how it can adapt automation and AI for the modern data centre.
China vs the US – who’s winning the ICT market battle?
Amidst trade tensions, the two superpowers are taking two very different paths with their ICT investments.
IBM’s new multicloud solution plays nice with its competitors
The 'IBM Multicloud Manager' allows businesses to manage and integrate workloads from other major providers.
Water scarcity pinned as a major threat to data centre growth
By 2030 global demand for fresh water will exceed available supplies by 40 percent, while data centre demand continues to surge.
Former Cologix exec takes the reins at Infomart Data Centers
The appointment will involve heading a new leadership structure and a strategic brand relaunch.
Exclusive: ServerFarm CEO discusses data centre workforce woes
Not only is there a clear gender disparity in the industry, but Papouchado says the existing workforce is aging.
Opinion: GDPR requirements & opportunities for colocation providers
The law was enforced in May but is still confusing to some colocation providers as to which requirements they must comply with.
Lenovo hopes to open up HCI with new SAP and Nutanix partnership
The goal of the collaboration is to push development in access to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) for enterprises.
Google & Orange team up on new submarine cable connecting EU & US
Google's new cable connecting the US to the French Atlantic coast will be first for more than 15 years, and Orange will be the landing partner.
Four Asian data centre heavyweights agree to pool expertise
In a move that could be of detriment to the smaller players in the data centre market, four tech giants have signed a cooperation agreement.
Google wants carbon-free energy for data centres 24/7
Google is continuing its renewable rampage with the statement "the internet is 24/7, carbon-free energy should be too"
Veritas and Pure Storage partner to enhance AI and ML
Veritas and Pure Storage have teamed up in a bid to aid joint customers make the most of their data for a competitive advantage.
Microsoft’s new project to bring gaming to the data centre
Data centres could soon be the crutch for the army of Xbox One gamers around the world with Microsoft's latest venture, Project xCloud.
Interview: Hitachi Vantara talks challenges of compliance in financial services
Technology is advancing a lot quicker, and the incumbent banks need to be more up to speed but are held back by a lot of legacy systems.
Chinese espionage: Sweating Apple insists breach allegations are ‘not true’
The dust still hasn't settled on the report that caused Supermicro's stocks to collapse, and now Apple is stressing its innocence.
Guinness World Records migrates to AWS public cloud
Setting records itself, the Guinness World Records has made huge strides in its digital transformation journey.
Google shutting down Google+ after covering up privacy bug
Google’s management was aware of the bug but chose not to share it with the public to avoid scrutiny by regulators.
Opinion: How to capture “Lessons Learned” with cloud-based DCIM
Schneider's Kim Povlsen says it's vital to always be learning about and from problems in IT, and DCIM tools are vital to that.
DDN partners with NVIDIA to activate AI in the data centre
The duo asserts they're looking to reinvent data centres with storage and compute solutions that are equipped for AI and deep learning (DL) workloads.
Alibaba Cloud to close gap with rivals in APAC - GlobalData
Alibaba Cloud has almost 50% of the infrastructure-as-a-service market share in China and its annual revenue grew 101% in FY18.
Supermicro, Apple, & Amazon vs crippling scandal – who’s lying?
A report has exploded claiming Chinese spies have managed to plant backdoors into servers sold from Supermicro to some of the world's biggest players - all of whom deny it.
Opinion: How to execute a seamless cloud-initiated digital transformation
New Relic's Lee Atchison says there are a number of barriers for businesses that are going 'all-in' for the cloud.
SD-WAN adoption growing, but MPLS is here to stay - report
The report represents 850 companies in five industries: manufacturing, healthcare, banking, financial services and insurance, healthcare, retail, technology.
World’s first carbon-positive data centre due to be powered on
EcoDataCenter will be launching its new facility in Sweden that not only has no carbon emissions, but also promotes the reduction of them.
Trends driving secure SD-WAN services
Cloud, SD-WAN and security are in the midst of an evolution that is quickly growing in importance.