IBM partners with Portworx by Pure Storage to help enterprises manage hybrid cloud workloads
“With the pace of cloud adoption accelerating, companies are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud to allow them to innovate more efficiently, while maintaining high levels of security and control."
Cushman & Wakefield ranks top 10 data center locations worldwide
F5 Networks completes Volterra acquisition
Hyperscalers & colocation fuel data center power market growth
Google Cloud launches suite of e-commerce search solutions for retailers
Widespread gaps in basic network management proficiency - study
New 5G download speed record set on a commercial network
Pure Storage upgrades its flagship software
The revamped solution delivers enhanced ransomware protection makes hybrid storage for data centre workloads obsolete with a third-generation FlashArray//C all-QLC platform.
Digital Realty moves global HQ to Dallas, Texas
While the company aims to strengthen its presence in the Texas state, Digital Realty states it will maintain a significant presence in the ‘technology hub’ of San Francisco.
Data centers miss the mark on cooling, cost & CO2 savings
More than three million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions could be avoided if data center operators and providers made the effort to cut their data center cooling consumption by 30%.
University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
NEXTDC wins APAC Business Award
The company has been named 'Australia’s Most Reliable Data Centre Provider'.
OVHcloud, IBM, Atempo Group develop tape-based SaaS for data centres
The offering will be based on IBM’s 3592 enterprise tape technologies and leverage Atempo’s Miria platform, while OVHcloud will host and operate it through data centres in the French territory.
FSIs use private cloud as 'stepping stone' towards ideal hybrid cloud
50% of financial services organisations (FSI) respondents say they have boosted their investment in hybrid cloud as a direct result of the pandemic.
CBRE & Virtual Power Systems boost power intelligence in data centers
"Through their Software-Defined Power technology, we will enhance system optimization in ways previously unavailable."
CPG expands executive leadership team with data centre veteran
"Leveraging my two decades in the industry, I look forward to working with CPG's executive and sales team to accelerate the company's growth trajectory across all lines of business."
Telco Systems upgrades edge compute capabilities for public cloud
Telco Systems CEO Ariel Efrati says that the telecommunications market is discovering the ‘beauty’ of public cloud.
Teradata Vantage arrives on Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Teradata has announced an additional purchasing channel for Teradata Vantage on Azure - the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
Revenue from global sales of private 5G infrastructure to hit $5.7 billion in 2024
This figure represents a growth from $945 million in 2019, according to IDC’s inaugural forecast for such statistics, with a five-year CAGR of 43.4%.
Telcos plagued by DNS attacks, but budgets should focus elsewhere
“What is most attacked, or hardest to defend, is not always the same."
Confidence in public cloud grows, but challenges persist
“As organisations continue to radically transform their infrastructures and rely more on the public cloud, they are uncovering new connectivity and security challenges."
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in Q3 2021, with current Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos at that time.
Southern Cross Cable selects Pioneer Consulting for shipboard representation
Pioneer Consulting will supervise operations including cable loading, freighter transfer, laying, post-lay inspections and burial, shore-end landings, and project management.
Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
The initiative is called the Climate Neutral Data Centre pact and is entirely self-regulated by its signatories.
Juniper Networks and Turk Telekom Group work to develop Open RAN 5G ecosystem
Juniper Networks and Turk Telekom Group have completed their technology and commercial partnership, designed to support the development of the Open RAN 5G ecosystem.
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
Google Cloud & Nokia to develop 5G & network solutions for CSPs
"Cloud-native network functions and automation will enable new agility and use-cases in the 5G era.”
The State of Data Virtualisation: Enterprises see data virtualisation as strong alternative to data warehouse solutions
"The rapid growth of data virtualisation is exposing major cracks in the business foundation that supports the technology."
Frost & Sullivan recognises Tencent Cloud's competitive strategy
“Although relatively new to the cloud market, Tencent Cloud has become one of the fastest-growing players to penetrate the global industry.”
Big Data Exchange launches new workspace initiative across data centers
Big Data Exchange (BDx) is set to launch shared Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Workspaces across its data centers.
Google Anthos now available on Nutanix HCI
Nutanix and Google partnered to pair GKE with a ‘born in the cloud’ architecture that Anthos can work with across on-premise and cloud environments.
Lenovo DCG backs modernisation of Netherlands supercomputer
The company will become part of an effort to create the ‘largest and most powerful’ supercomputer in the Netherlands - a project worth €20 million.
Juniper Networks and Türk Telekom establish Open RAN 5G partnership
“We have been working for a long time on cutting-edge RIC technologies that will play an active role in setting global 5G standards."
TeleGeography releases data center benchmark tool
“Network designers and managers need to take a lot of factors into consideration such as office proximity, cost and connectivity. This can be a very timely and costly process without the right tools.”
Southern Cross Cables & Ciena partner on NEXT submarine cable
The 13,494 kilometre-long NEXT submarine cable that traverses the Pacific Ocean, which will be completed in early 2022.
DE-CIX: 32 exabytes of data flowed through internet's veins in 2020
With as much as 32 exabytes of total traffic traversing networks - that’s the equivalent of a video call that lasts eight million years.
IDC: Public cloud IT infrastructure revenue growth remained strong in third quarter of 2020
Meanwhile, investments in traditional, non-cloud, IT infrastructure declined -8.3% year over year in 3Q20.
Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
By ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.
Following explosion in demand, global data center market to grow 14% in 2021
“The impact of COVID-19 fundamentally accelerated the concept of ‘mission critical’. Overnight, businesses became even more reliant on the cloud to enable operations, processes and remote collaboration.”
Veritas recognised with Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for NetBackup
Veritas Technologies has been recognised for the second consecutive time as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice in Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Microsoft Cloud for Retail is designed specifically to help retailers turn data into insights through various Microsoft services.
Cloud4C to deliver SAP services on Google Cloud's Anthos
Together with Cloud4C, Google Cloud will help to create a Centre of Excellence which aims to help businesses modernise mission-critical IT within Cloud4C’s SAP service portfolio.