Specialist data center news for North America
CyrusOne invests in further Silicon Valley expansion
The company has announced it has purchased an additional 8 acres of land in Santa Clara, with plans to expand its presence.
In ongoing cloud war, Google to acquire data migration specialist
Google is currently behind AWS and Microsoft in the cloud battle, and it would seem this play is an attempt to claw some ground back.
Interview: CyrusOne’s new Europe president on aggressive expansion
In this exclusive interview Tesh Durvasula shares how the company plans to have a Europe data centre portfolio providing nearly 250 MW by the year’s end.
Enterprise cloud deployments being exploited by cybercriminals
A new report has revealed a concerning number of enterprises still believe security is the responsibility of the cloud service provider.
Pure Storage expands enterprise data management solutions
It has integrated StorReduce technologies for a cloud-native back up platform, and expanded its data fabric solution for cloud-based applications.
Hurricane Electric seals data center deal with EdgeConneX
Edge data centres continue their steady march onwards after another major deal was signed this week to benefit 10 key markets
Infinera launches new ‘disruptive’ network architecture
The new end-to-end network architecture is said to enable instantly scalable, self-optimizing networks that adapt to the demands of specific users and applications.
Survey finds DC managers want more efficiency, not horsepower
More servers and more CPU power used to be the answer to boosting data centre performance, but it appears this is no longer the case.
DOCOMO ranked world's top mobile operator in 5G SEP applications
NTT DOCOMO has been ranked the world's leading mobile operator in terms of applications for candidate standard-essential patents.
Nlyte celebrates record year and new board chairman
The company recently announced a strong 2018 calendar year after adding more new customers than any other year in its 15-year history.
Stream Data Centers to develop hyperscale campus in Arizona
The company has acquired a 418,000 square-foot facility on 157 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona.
Telco central offices are being transformed into the edge
Schneider Electric's Steven Carlini discusses how the old central offices are now ideal to enable the telco edge.
Pliops raises US$30m to ‘transform’ data centre infrastructure
With backing including the likes of Intel and SoftBank Ventures Asia, the company intends to expand its operations in the US, China, and Israel.
Bill advancing in Indiana to provide tax breaks for data centers
This week a bill has progressed to make life easier for data centers in Indiana and promote a digital economy.
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.
AWS and Azure spending big bucks on data centres to get ahead
A new report from Canalys has revealed what the world’s two largest cloud providers have been up to – and they’ve certainly been busy.
Interview: Emerging trends for a sustainable data centre industry
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood discusses the various technologies emerging both now and in the future to boost energy efficiency among data centres.
Gartner names ExtraHop leader in network performance monitoring
ExtraHop provides enterprise cyber analytics that deliver security and performance from the inside out.
Four Chinese OEMs among top 10 global semiconductor customers
High regional growth has seen a slight reshuffle in the world’s top semiconductor chip buyers.
Four ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
Until now, organisations have only spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately manifest in our work and personal lives.
Huawei biggest player in thriving network equipment services market
The market is dominated by the larger players, with more than 80 percent allocated to just the top four vendors.
How Red Hat aims to update infrastructure control and automation
The latest version of Red Hat CloudForms aims to help enable unified and consistent management across on-premises and virtual resources.
Industry vet Jay Adelson appointed to Megaport board
"Jay is an industry luminary with a tremendous track record of seeing around corners and his appointment highlights our global focus as a company."
IDC: Growth in ICT spend driven by cloud infrastructure
Service providers account for a growing share of ICT spending, led by a surge of cloud infrastructure spending, according to IDC.
Iridium completes US$3 billion satellite constellation upgrade
The upgraded Iridium constellation enables services such as the AireonSM global aircraft tracking and surveillance system and Iridium Certus, the company's new broadband service.
AWS’ on-premises play an admission of hybrid cloud's future
According to Nutanix’s Jeff Smith, public cloud is not - and never has been - a panacea, and it seems the world has finally caught up to that fact.
Mobile security: A case of risk versus reward?
Neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option.
Q&A: Aruba manager on imminent data centre challenges
Aruba's Alessandro Bruschini shares his thoughts on booming demand for data centres and the growing obstacles bolstered by regulation and energy efficiency requirements.
Whitepaper: Remote working is great – but is it a security time-bomb?
Simply extending current PC security controls to a mobile fleet is ineffective.
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.
Channel partners growing in importance for cloud services
Canalys analysts say the huge growth in cloud services will be of benefit to channel partners with a number of incentives.
Businesses ‘well-served’ to look into HCI
"The hyperconverged infrastructure is a vast improvement over traditional architectures, depending on the right usage."
Veritas strengthens AWS partnership with new competencies
Veritas NetBackup and Backup Exec now support multiple AWS storage classes.
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Lenovo launches new IT infrastructure-as-a-service offering
Customers can now use and pay for data centre hardware and services - on-premise or at a customer-preferred location - without having to purchase the equipment.
Migration away from on-prem data centres stalled by security
Despite the surging cloud adoption that is rife around the world, a new study has revealed there’s still a lack of understanding around security.
Cybersecurity and compliance in an uncertain climate
IT Governance' Alan Calder reflects on Data Protection Day and the next steps businesses should be taking for the year ahead.
Expert comment: What the Collection #2-5 data dump means for credential abuse
Techday spoke to experts and executives in the security industry about the data leak and the implications on phishing and credential stuffing.
Opinion: How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks
Versa Network's Kelly Ahuja says 5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services.
Dell EMC expands multicloud data protection capabilities
According to IDC, 92% of organisations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach.
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.
Big cloud providers continue to squeeze out smaller players
Last year saw almost manic growth in revenue for cloud providers as businesses continue to seek the benefits the services can provide.
123Net forms partnership to support Michigan’s innovation drive
With self-driving cars entering the market, the amount of data being used and generated is skyrocketing - demanding the need for more data centres.
APAC holds largest installed base of storage capacity
"The Global StorageSphere is large and diverse, encompassing many different storage technologies, and growing rapidly."
Park Place jumps aboard girls in STEM initiative
It’s no secret that the IT industry and data centre circles are short of female representation, and this trio hopes to help overcome that issue.
After more than two decades, Commvault appoints new CEO
Commvault today announced a new CEO to take over the reins from retiring president and CEO Bob Hammer.
IBM opens up Watson to run on anything, anywhere
Big Blue has made Watson portable across any cloud with the goal to empower businesses to prevent vendor lock-in and start deploying AI wherever their data resides.
Expert asserts BaaS ‘critical for data centre security’
In an IT world clogged with acronyms, Comport says there is one that many data centres are failing to properly implement.
Hybrid cloud adoption accelerating in healthcare
In just two years, healthcare providers’ hybrid cloud deployments are set to almost double from 19 percent penetration to 37 percent.
US-China trade war a ‘double-edged sword’ for ICT spending
The trade war, among other factors, is set to negatively impact global ICT spending but the market will still experience positive growth.
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.
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
Massive 2.2bil-username data dump leaked on dark web
This makes the second leak three times bigger than the Collection #1 dump leaked last month.
How data silos can kill your business
"When data is siloed and hard to share it can have a devastating effect on the health of a business."
Dell EMC’s new and improved data management capabilities
The company has made updates to its All-Flash storage system and released the ClarityNow software for data management.
IBM wins multi-million dollar cloud deal
The ‘Big Blue’ has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with Smart Energy Water (SEW).
Interview: Next steps needed in data centre energy efficiency
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood shares what needs to be done to make the vision of a data-driven world more sustainable.
The ultimate playbook for DNS infrastructure
Advanced DNS solutions can bring legacy systems into the modern age and protect against these potentially crippling DNS attacks.