Why a move to the cloud makes a whole lot of sense
The need for more flexible options is driving enterprise away from on-premises deployments to cloud-based technology, writes Hyland country manager for A/NZ Jamie Atherton.
Revealed: COVID-19's impact on internet disruptions
Alibaba Cloud launches three hyperscale data centers in China
Veeam named Magic Quadrant Leader for fourth year running
Oracle launches second Gen 2 Cloud region in India
HPE to acquire SD-WAN firm Silver Peak for US$925 million
Digital Realty announces Hong Kong data center build
Vertiv looks to dominate edge infrastructure market, ramps up partner investment
Vertiv has made key additions to its award-winning Vertiv Partner Programme (VPP) including benefits for channel resellers, as well as an enhanced suite of edge-ready products.
Cloudscene reveals H1 2020 data center leaders
Equinix took out the top spot in three of the regions (North America, Asia, and Oceania), while Digital Realty ranked highest in EMEA.
Equinix announces completion of $51m HK4 data center expansion
Located in Sha Tin, HK4 complements the existing Equinix footprint in Tsuen Wan and Tseung Kwan O.
Western Digital adds top tech to data centre solutions
Worldwide availability of 16TB and 18TB capacities for Ultrastar HDDs, WD Gold HDDs and Ultrastar storage platforms.
Significant data centre projects announced for Europe and APAC
A new partnership between real estate investment firm Cromwell and data centre group Stratus has fast-tracked plans for new data centres in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and beyond.
Increased demand for cloud computing as organisations look to achieve business continuity - Aruba
The increase in remote working has also created a focus on cyber security for all businesses.
Commvault updates data management portfolio
New to the portfolio are Backup & Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Complete Data Protection and HyperScale X, plus update subscription pricing options.
Fortinet launches cloud-to-cloud SD-WAN
The solution complements Fortinet’s existing Secure SD-WAN Cloud On-Ramp capabilities to securely connect users and offices to applications and cloud workloads.
Schneider Electric shares sustainability statistics
Schneider Electric has shared the numbers behind its efforts to increase its sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Commvault named Magic Quadrant leader for 9th consecutive time
Commvault president and CEO Sanjay Mirchandani says the recognition validates Commvault’s ability to directly address the evolving data management needs facing enterprises.
Rackspace and AWS extend relationship to reach more customers
Under the Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with AWS, Rackspace Technology is set on helping customers realise greater value from AWS cloud services.
Commvault enhances partner programme
Adds proposal-based marketing development funds, new seller incentives, and a new deal registration governance practice.
Robot-related services powered by cloud computing to soar - research
The journey of the robot industry from one of individual vehicles and units, to fleets and larger systems, is being driven by its wider incorporation into the IoT ecosystem.
Cohesity named as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
Cohesity believes that it was named as a leader for its approach to modern data management.
Schneider Electric named HPE Momentum Edge Partner of the Year
The awards recognise partners from across the HPE ecosystem for their performance, customer commitment, growth and innovation, and professional achievements.
Data centre market holds strong amid wider economic outlook
Investors and developers are ‘bullish’ about the economic prospects of the data centre industry despite the overall impact of COVID-19 on the economic climate.
Microsoft's new security features address common pain points
Azure Sentinel, data loss prevention, and insider risk management are all announcements from this year's Inspire.
Equinix brings Alibaba Cloud access to the US, APAC and EMEA
"We are glad to deepen our collaboration with Alibaba Cloud in new metros around the world. In today's digital economy, delivering cloud computing has become a top priority for enterprises."
Cloudflare creates Workers Unbound platform for serverless development
Cloudflare will continue to offer the original Cloudflare Workers model, now known as Cloudflare Workers Bundled. Cloudflare Workers Unbound now allows developers using the Cloudflare Workers platform to create more complex applications.
Huawei foresees bright outlook for hyperscale & large data centers
“Hyperscalers will require much higher power, exerting great pressure on systems. This will push for the adoption of a more standardized, prefabricated, and replicable architecture of future data centers.”
Huawei ranks #6 among world’s most innovative companies for 2020
Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft and Huawei occupy the top spots, followed by Alibaba, IBM, Sony and Facebook.
Business climate stabilising for tech companies following COVID crisis - report
The survey shows technology companies are continuing to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas.
STULZ develops next generation data center cooling system
“Climate management is one of the key challenges faced by operators of large, colocation and hyperscale data centres. A failure to understand the consequences of heat generation and deal with it properly can be disastrous."
Microsoft doubles down on sustainability efforts
“This fiscal year, Microsoft is taking concrete steps to remove one million metric tonnes of carbon from the environment,” the company states.
Microsoft spruces up Teams platform with several new features
A new set of features to help virtual interactions become more engaging as the world pivots towards a stronger combination of remote and in-office working.
QNAP launches NAS engineered for backup, recovery & virtualisation
“The TS-431X3 provides comprehensive local, off-site and cloud backup and secure Snapshot technology to help create a reliable backup and disaster recovery plan."
AWS launches fully-managed fraud detection service
Businesses lose billions of dollars to online fraud every year, however businesses respond by investing in cumbersome fraud management solutions that often rely on hand-coded rules and are difficult to keep up to date.
Trend Micro launches cloud solution for Microsoft Azure
“The security of the cloud is a cloud providers’ responsibility, but security in the cloud falls to the customer, which is where we fit."
Juniper Networks named Leader in data centre and cloud networking by Gartner
It is the third consecutive year the company has been awarded the title.
Nutanix launches solutions designed to empower IT teams working remotely
Nutanix has launched new solutions for cloud infrastructure management, enabling IT teams to deploy, upgrade and troubleshoot cloud software from anywhere, whether at home or from a central office location.
Southern Cross Cable Network gains FCC approval for new system
The Southern Cross Cable Network’s NEXT cable system is set to go ahead following the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) landing license approval.
Google Cloud picks up NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs in alpha
Google Cloud is the first company to offer the new NVIDIA GPU as part of the Accelerator-Optimised VM (A2) instance family.
HPE announces worldwide remote access to new 5G lab
The goal of the lab is to accelerate adoption of open, multivendor 5G solutions by allowing HPE customers and partners a place to test and develop.
Google Cloud and Box announce strategic partnership
As part of the new partnership, Box will leverage Google Cloud as a key provider for data storage in its international operations.
24x7 server monitoring for your entire infrastructure
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Oracle updates Blockchain Platform Cloud Service
According to Oracle, the new release reflects customers’ growing needs for resilience and high availability, scale-up and scale-out to handle growing workloads.
Fastly adds greater functionality to serverless computing solution
The new features bring customisable logging, real-time and historical metrics, and end to end request visibility to organisations to give developers greater transparency into what happens after code is deployed within a serverless architecture.