Schneider Electric and EcoDataCenter partner to produce a climate-positive data centre
Schneider Electric and EcoDataCenter have teamed up with the shared goal of advancing sustainability and eco-friendly practices in the data centre world.
These 60 performance metrics keep your servers healthy
HPE rolls out GreenLake Central, delivering edge to cloud solution
Microsoft's revenue jumps 15% as pandemic has 'little impact' on tech giant
Colt welcomes Keri Gilder as new CEO
Microsoft acquires Metaswitch, affirming investment in telcos
NVIDIA buys Cumulus Networks in push to grow software-defined data centres
Microsoft unveils preview of its Azure VMware Solution
The solution, which allows VMware workloads to run on Azure natively, was initially announced in April 2019.
NVIDIA announces new Mellanox SmartNIC for the modern data center
NVIDIA says the new SmartNIC draws on software-defined, hardware-accelerated engines to alleviate the bulk of network and security processing power typically applied to CPUs.
Organisations increasingly concerned about data centre sustainability
A Nordic company focused on improving the innovation, security and sustainability of data centres has released a guide to help businesses in improving their sustainability profile.
Northern Data AG buys data center specialist Kelvin Emtech Group
“We have experienced an extreme growth momentum in recent weeks driven by the high demand for computing capacity and in particular for HPC solutions."
Tencent cloud and SDMC enter strategic partnership for cloud-based video
Tencent Cloud has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with SDMC, a specialist in digital TV, to expand their footprint in the cloud-based video streaming market on a global scale.
Venafi acquires Jetstack, brings greater security to digital transformation
"Our team is thrilled to join Venafi so we can accelerate our plans to bring machine identity protection to the cloud native stack, grow the community and contribute to a wider range of projects across the ecosystem.”
Google Cloud & VMware reach 'milestone' for customer cloud journeys
A new first-party offering will allow customers to run VMware environments directly within Google Cloud.
Gartner updates 2020 future of work trends for post-pandemic world
The post-pandemic world will bring workplace change in terms of health support, remote working, gig workers, and employee tracking.
EcoDataCenter deploys liquid cooling tech by Iceotope
EcoDataCenter’s Sweden colocation facility will lead the way in offering chassis-level immersion cooling technology for customer’s hosted IT loads.
Zoom picks Oracle as its newest cloud provider in bid to meet demand
“We explored multiple platforms, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure was instrumental in helping us quickly scale our capacity and meet the needs of our new users."
Red Hat and AWS launch OpenShift, a joint Kubernetes service
The new offering is designed to better enable organisation wide digital transformation and is targeted towards enterprises around the globe.
Advanced Energy develops 48v power rack for Open Compute Project
Traditional data center racks use 12-volt power shelves. However, higher performance compute and storage platforms now demand more power, which results in very high current.
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
Lenovo DCG expands ThinkSystem server line
The new ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket server platforms are designed with more CPU cores, and a larger memory footprint, as well as I/O connectivity for performance workloads.
Interview: Yubico A/NZ vice president on passwords in the modern world
"With open authentication standards, like WebAuthn and FIDO2, a passwordless future is attainable."
Schneider Electric launches distributed IT management services
The new services are designed to ensure coverage at unmanned sites and provide savings over the lifecycle of the infrastructure.
Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
Operators must secure spectrum to revive 5G rollouts in 2020 - report
New research from a recently released report from GlobalData suggests that the delay of spectrum allocations and auctions due to health and financial concerns is more directly linked to the slowdown in operators’ rollout plans than previously thought.
New SPE Alliance drives development for Industrial Internet of Things
R&M, the global developer of connectivity systems for high-performance network infrastructures, has founded a Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Alliance.
Dell announces suite of open-source networking solutions using SONiC
The solutions, jointly known as Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies, builds on the open-source project SONiC, which was headed by Microsoft.
TCO puts sustainability data back in the hands of IT purchasers
TCO Certified has extended its online product finder to included measurable sustainable performance data for certified products.
NVIDIA EGX Edge AI platform to support large & small business servers
NVIDIA’s expanded EGX AI platform is making real-time artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to almost every sector.
Nutanix teams up with Veeam to simplify data protection
Nutanix and Veeam Software have teamed up to offer a data protection and management solution, designed to support storage environments.
Rambus rolls out 800 gigabit MACsec solution
“The evolution to 800 GbE will be a key enabler on the path forward," says Rambus CEO.
Dell and Google Cloud deepen integration to bolster hybrid cloud storage
Dell and Google Cloud have announced the launch of their new hybrid cloud storage system, with the capability of moving as much as 50 petabytes of high-performance workloads.
Schneider Electric and AVEVA team up, target hyperscale data centre market
AVEVA’s Unified Operations Centre scalable industrial software offering will be combined with Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure for Data Centres, the control and monitoring capabilities used for visibility to everyday operations.
Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
Since early January 2020, the number of internet-accessible Cisco ASA devices considered vulnerable has jumped from 170,000 to 220,000.
Oracle launches Gen 2 Cloud data center in South Korea
The Chuncheon data center brings Oracle one step closer to achieving its goal of launching 36 Gen 2 Cloud data centers by the end of 2020.
VMware launches 2nd gen VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
“VMware Cloud on Dell EMC further enables IT teams to transform the operation, management and protection of their on-premises infrastructure to a cloud model.”
Huawei Cloud launches new offering for govt and enterprise customers
"Huawei Cloud has released the Huawei Cloud Stack, aiming to accelerate digitalisation and intelligent upgrade of government and enterprise organisations alike."
GoDaddy reveals widespread data breach
The company, which is the world’s biggest domain registrar with 77 million domains and 19 million accounts, apologised to an undisclosed number of its users in an email.
Cloud wins big in Q1 2020 as remote work drives record demand
Research released today by Canalys reveals cloud infrastructure services spending grew 34% in Q1 2020, hitting US$31 billion in the quarter.
Supermicro announces integrated A100 GPU-powered systems
Includes full support for the New NVIDIA A100 GPUs, third-generation NVIDIA NVLink, and NVIDIA NVSwitch.
Dell releases new infrastructure storage platform
Dell EMC PowerStore is a new storage platform built with the tenets of speed and 99.9999% availability at its core.
Cloudscene develops new pathfinder app for IBM Cloud
Cloud Pathfinder for IBM Cloud facilitates connections to on-ramp providers that offer IBM Cloud Direct Link Services to customers.
NVIDIA unveils its first GPU featuring Ampere architecture
The NVIDIA A100 GPU boasts up to 20 times more power than its predecessors, boosting throughput for data centres as demand for data surges.
Nutanix automates more disaster recovery capabilities
Nutanix has released several new capabilities within its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software and AHV hypervisor this week.
CSPs need to shift their 5G strategy if they want to keep up
“Fundamentally, CSPs must become 5G ecosystem orchestrators. That's the only way they can hope to meet enterprise business needs and re-integrate themselves into enterprise 5G value-chain as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Interview: How Google Meet tackles security in the remote working age
I spoke to Google Cloud’s Asia Pacific and China (APAC) head of security for networking and collaboration specialists, Mark Johnston.