Specialist data center news for North America
LISA Double Access fibre management system to launch at Cisco Live
“In a data centre, the protection of the fibre is key, which is exactly what the LISA Double Access offers customers.”
Data centre cybersecurity actions that most people overlook
Schneider’s Steven Carlini discusses ways to improve data centre cybersecurity that most people don’t think of until it’s too late.
5 tips to reduce data centre transceiver costs
Keysight Technologies' Nicole Faubert shares her advice on how organisations can significantly reduce test time and cost of next-generation transceivers.
The new world of edge data centre management
Schneider Electric’s Kim Povlsen debates whether the data centre as we know it today will soon cease to exist.
Can it be trusted? Huawei’s founder speaks out
Ren Zhengfei spoke candidly in a recent media roundtable about security, 5G, his daughter’s detainment, the USA, and the West’s perception of Huawei.
How HCI helps enterprises stay on top of data regulations
Increasing data protection requirements will supposedly drive the demand for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solutions across the globe.
Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
"As an industry, we've increased the speed of broadband to one gigabit and beyond, which is a remarkable achievement, but we now have to look beyond speed."
Top 3 cloud computing predictions – what’s in store for 2019?
Virtustream's Deepak Patil shares his predictions for how cloud computing will evolve in 2019.
Rubrik welcomes $261m funding for new market expansion
The company intends to use the funds from new investor Bain Capital Ventures will go toward future innovation and expansion.
Survey finds retailers 'bullish' on hybrid cloud adoption
The retail industry takes no prisoners and that’s made clear in its 'on the pulse' adoption of new technologies.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
Broadcom’s board of directors nab former Google Cloud COO
Broadcom has added some new talent to its ranks with its latest appointment.
IoT’s rapid rise fuelling an explosion of data
IDC expects global annual spending on IoT to exceed US$1 trillion by 2022, driving huge demand for data centres.
Equinix unveils ANOTHER data centre – this time in South Korea
This will be the company's third data centre revealed thus far this year - and we've barely scratched the surface of 2019.
Signs of erosion in Cisco’s IT infrastructure dominance
While still maintaining a significant lead, Cisco finished 2018 with a slightly smaller piece of the pie in the enterprise IT infrastructure market.
2019: The year of edge data centres, AI, and work/life balance
Schneider Electric's Kim Povlsen believes 2019 will be both a challenging and positive one for the IT industry.
2019 data centre predictions from Interxion’s Europe MD
The coming year looks set to be one of implementation where we see a lot of technologies that have been present on the fringes become mainstream.
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
The relentless demand for more data has seen a spike both in the size and number of hyperscale data centres.
Q&A: Cloudian CEO reveals thoughts on data centre and cloud trends
Recently we had the opportunity for a Q&A with Cloudian CEO Mike Tso to discuss the state of current data centre innovations and his predictions for the years ahead.
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
ManageEngine VP’s 5 tech trends to look out for in 2019
Next year is to be one where we will see many technologies that have been on the fringes begin to be implemented among the mainstream.
Cloud-native networking core market seeing growth
Dell’Oro group has released two reports that show that the expectation for 5G is driving the growth of cloud-native IMS VoLTE and EPC core markets.
A10 Networks’ four cloud security predictions for 2019
While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, new advances in cloud security have reduced the number of successful cyber attacks.
Increased demand driving up data centre densities
Clive Hogg says data centre operators need to keep up with the pace of innovation to meet current and future capacity demands.
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?
Insights: What will happen with data privacy in 2019?
It is certainly the season for predictions and so without further ado, here are some insights from Ensighten CEO Ian Woolley
5 strategies for widening the colocation data centre talent pool
The colocation industry has one of the lowest unemployment numbers across industries, making talent acquisition a difficult task.
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."
Positive results for semiconductor market, but decline looms
The market's revenue growth reached double-digit figures in 2018, but Gartner has identified a number of imminent roadblocks.
NordVPN rounds up the worst data breaches of 2018
In 2018, over a billion people’s data was compromised.
Who's going to dominate the disaster recovery as-a-service market through to 2028?
The DRaaS market is expected to register a global CAGR of 38.5% up to 2028.
The nine for ‘19: Citrix’s top nine tech trends for 2019
Instead of delivering the usual 'Top 10', Citrix's CTO has shared his take on the top 9 trends that will be crucial in 2019.
USB regulatory body launches USB-C authentication programme
USB Type-C Authentication empowers host systems to mitigate risks from malicious firmware/hardware in USB devices attempting to exploit a USB connection.
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
How to deliver real-time communication without network failures
Until now, delivering any VoIP or UC solution meant investing in purpose-built appliances and proprietary software licenses for each location.
Report: How IT Is responding to digital disruption and innovation
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Cloud, DevOps, governance - Modis lists 2019 predictions
Experimentation with new technologies will boom in 2019, as cloud services make advanced tools more accessible.
Surging HCI adoption to drive intelligent data centers in 2019
Kevin McNamara explores the flow-on effects of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) adoption and what it means for IT teams.
Equinix splashes out $85m for fourth Singapore data centre
Today Equinix revealed its plans for a new data centre in Singapore, which will be the global interconnection giant’s fourth facility.
Serverless architecture market to reach $14B by 2024
According to KBV research, the drive for agility and flexibility in enterprise IT is driving the adoption of serverless architecture worldwide.
Whitepaper: How to secure your data in a remote world
Gartner predicts that 80% of worker tasks will take place on a mobile device by 2020.
Report: Bulk of data centre managers don’t care about environment
This week Supermicro released its first annual report detailing the environmental impact of today’s cloud-scale data centres.
Huawei launches ‘industry-first’ AI data centre switch amid trade war
Despite being embroiled in the midst of a trade war between China and the United States, Huawei is showing no signs of slowing down its innovation.
US-China trade war sees Huawei launch unique data centre chipset
The company hopes to avoid procurement problems with American suppliers by producing its own chipsets.
The future of data with machine learning and cloud advancement
Organisations that don’t take the reins in terms of machine learning and cloud adoption may see themselves left behind.
Cloud IT infrastructure revenues overtake traditional IT for first time
The rush to ‘digitally transform’ and adopt cloud-based technologies has caused some major changes in the market.
AI driving liquid cooling renaissance in modern data centres
Liquid cooling has been around in niche applications for HPC applications for a while, but the new core applications for AI are putting increased demands in a much bigger way.
Amazon rumoured to buy Israel DR firm CloudEndure
While neither company has confirmed or denied the rumours, they come less than a month after IT services provider Infosys announced that it was planning to divest $15.3 million worth of shares.
Opinion: Forget the hype, here's some edge computing clarity
Schneider Electric's Kevin Brown discusses the confusion surrounding edge computing and what he believes is the definition - and its place in our future.
Singapore tops the world in hybrid cloud adoption
A new report has revealed Singapore is in the midst of a dramatic movement away from traditional data centre infrastructure.
Enterprise mobile security: How to get the balance right
Today, neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option. Mobile threats are prevalent and dangerous.
Toshiba pushes hard drive capacity further with 16TB CMR
The MG08 series hard disk drives are the industry's largest capacity conventional magnetic recording hard drive.
Digital Realty wins U.S. efficiency rating and commits to solar
In a time where the environmental impact of data centres is under the spotlight, Digital Realty has just announced a new sustainability achievement.
Whitepaper: The risks of mobility and how security teams can counter them
Enterprise risk management needs to evolve to address mobile risks, and security professionals must architect mobile-specific security.
Cloudera completes Hortonworks merger
As of January 4, Hortonworks has now merged with Cloudera to create enterprise data cloud that unlocks “the power of any data, running in any cloud from the edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform”.
Three 2019 mainframe industry predictions
Bill Miller presents his three predictions for the coming year in the industry that is the backbone of the expanding digital environment.