Colt Data Centre Services appoints director of sustainability
Former BT energy and environmental director joins the Colt DCS team.
Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
NVIDIA launches next-gen AI 'data center in a box'
F5 unveils new solutions for cloud-native 5G infrastructure
Oracle empowers cloud database users with latest release
Cohesity and AWS collab on data management-aaS
Nokia to migrate all on-prem IT infrastructure to Google Cloud
Teraco breaks ground on South African data centre
The JB4 data centre, located in Ekurhuleni, will take just over a year to build as a standalone data centre, with completion slated for Q1 2022.
Google Cloud launches new Data Migration Service
"With Database Migration Service, we’re delivering a simplified and highly compatible product experience so that, no matter where our customers are starting from, they have an easy, and secure way to migrate their databases to Cloud SQL.”
Frost & Sullivan recognises Digital Realty's APAC innovation
Digital Realty has scooped the 2020 Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award for the Asia Pacific data center industry.
Colt Data Centre Services opens Inzai 3 facility in Japan
The 27-megawatt Inzai 3 data center is housed on a campus that includes two other hyperscale facilities.
NetApp unveils serverless, storage solution for containers
Spot by NetApp comprises new capabilities that NetApp CEO George Kurian hopes to help businesses thrive in the new normal.
'Freezing' winter could thwart data center construction plans, warns Aggreko
A freezing winter ahead could pose major setbacks for data center construction projects already delayed by COVID-19 this year.
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
The company has hired a team to build cloud capabilities that meet the unique needs of space.
Dell updates data protection/management solutions
PowerProtect DP series is an integrated data protection appliance, offering a range of capabilities to protect and manage data.
Global cloud market grows 33% in Q3 2020 to $36.5 billion
A new surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe will continue this trend as social distancing measures are put back in place, meaning cloud will remain vital for sustaining business operations, remote working and learning, as well as customer engagement.
Increased demand from enterprises to close digital gaps at the edge
Digital service providers are forecast to increase private connectivity by five times the current rates between 2019 and 2023.
QNAP launches smart edge PoE switch for Wi-Fi 6
The QGD-1602P includes multiple 2.5GbE MultiGigabit ports, 10GbE fibre ports and up to 90 watts PoE power.
Zenlayer enhances edge capabilities across EdgeConneX data center network
The network will offer Zenlayer services such as on-demand bare metal cloud, direct connections to major public clouds and data centers, as well as managed hosting capabilities.
Open Compute Foundation certifies first China data center as OCP Ready
Chayora Limited develops and operates data center campuses in China, including the TJ1 facility that serves the Greater Beijing region in Tianjin.
Pure Storage to offer validation for integrated partner solutions
Pure Validated Designs from Commvault and Vertica deliver blueprints for data protection and analytics on Pure architecture with more to come.
Dell Technologies drives innovation with latest solutions for HPC and AI
“Data is the fuel driving innovations that can transform human lives. A crucial step in the process is to derive meaningful insights from data."
SpaceDC launches first Indonesia data center
“It made sense for us to open our first facility in this market," says SpaceDC CEO.
Data center firm EdgeConneX sold to EQT Infrastructure
EQT Infrastructure will continue to operate EdgeConneX with plans to pursue ‘aggressive’ growth in existing and new markets worldwide.
AWS launches new EC2 instance powered by NVIDIA GPUs
The EC2 P4d, designed for machine learning and high-performance computing environment, features eight A100 GPUs and 400 Gbps of network bandwidth.
HPE awarded $160 million contract to build supercomputer in Finland
The supercomputer, which is referred to as ‘LUMI’ by EuroHPC JU, will help European researchers and private and public organisations significantly advance R&D and drive innovation in areas such as healthcare, weather forecasting, and AI-enabled products.
Lenovo launches two new ThinkSystem computing solutions
The company has launched its Lenovo ThinkSystem SD650-N V2 and ThinkSystem SR670 V2 solutions, which uses Lenovo's Neptune liquid cooling technology and NVIDIA GPUs.
Interview: Why Acronis is building 111 micro data centres almost everywhere
We spoke to Acronis co-founder and technology president Stas Protassov to discuss these announcements.
OpenStack Foundation rebrands with new mission to support open source
The Open Infrastructure Foundation (OIF) will focus on supporting and advancing open source as requirements for compute, networking, and storage evolve.
IDC’s 10 IT trends for 2021 and beyond
65% of global GDP will be digitalised by 2022, driving $6.8 trillion of IT spending from 2020 to 2023.
New HCI solutions powered by AMD EPYC servers
The new solutions from HPE, Dell and Lenovo DCG expand the ecosystem of AMD EPYC based cloud and virtualized solutions.
Microsoft, Verizon join forces to accelerate delivery of 5G applications
“By bringing together Verizon’s 5G network and on-site 5G Edge platform with Microsoft’s expertise in cloud services, we will enable the development of the next generation technologies everyone has been envisioning.”
QNAP launches network virtualisation premise equipment
Supports network function virtualisation (NFV), QuWAN SD-WAN and the AMIZ Cloud VM Orchestrator platform.
Pure expands as-a-service offerings with focus on transparency
It aims to provide the economic benefits of cloud, along with those of Evergreen architecture including non-disruptive expansions and maintenance.
Fortinet announces latest network firewall appliance
“In this complex environment, deploying enterprise-class security anywhere is essential.”
Meet JAK2, SpaceDC’s newest Indonesian data center
Delivering 1.45 MW of power, green design, and Uptime Institute Tier III certification, JAK2’s carrier-neutral data center services are online and perfect for accommodating your business needs. Click here for more info and to book a tour.
Nokia onboards HPE GreenLake for data centre sustainability
According to a company blog post, Nokia and HPE will work together to transform Nokia’s data centres into ‘carbon negative’ IT producers.
Huawei plans to train 150,000 datacom engineers over three years
Huawei recognises the need for new network and architecture requirements as digital transformation and networks develop. As such, the company developed a new set of ‘talent cultivation standards’.
Acronis expands global data centre network, including new facilities in NZ
The expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organisations around the world.
Raritan launches new data center products to market
Offerings include a new smart rack controller that acts as an environmental monitoring tool.
Why effective data warehousing is critical in today’s data-driven economy
By rationalising information in a single data warehouse, businesses can get a much more holistic view of their data estate, which in turn allows them to accelerate internal processes, deliver better analytics, and ultimately save time and money.
Scale Computing delivers NVIDIA-powered HC3 appliances to market
Scale Computing points to the ‘long term reality’ of remote working and how organisations must put systems in place to support all remote users across the cloud.
ABI Research: Telco cloud revenue set to rise 27% over 5 years
The growth will be driven by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as virtual networks, orchestration, and cloud-native functions.
Cloudflare rolls out zero trust security for distributed workforces
"After decades of building legacy corporate networks, organisations are left with clunky systems designed to protect their now empty offices.”
Microsoft joins MEF to support universal SD-WAN & SASE standards
Microsoft commits to a vision of collaboration that will help to expand SD-WAN and SASE standards.
Microsoft establishes data center region in Taiwan
Microsoft’s ‘Reimagine Taiwan’ initiative will be bolstered by the company’s plans to create a new data center region in the country.