Specialist data center news for North America
Boomi named leader in cloud based integration, iPaaS and scalability
Boomi scored the highest marks out of all evaluated vendors, in categories of ‘cloud integration/iPaaS’ and ‘scalability and enterprise fit’.
EkkoSense launches 3D power usage schematic for DC operators
It is designed to simplify capacity planning by delivering a detailed analysis of UPS, DC and cooling power use in individual rooms and cumulatively across entire data center estates.
Scale Computing recognised for hyperconverged infrastructure solution
Scale Computing has once again been recognised in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure – and the company has appeared in every edition of this quadrant since Gartner introduced it.
Gartner names Fortinet a Challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure
Fortinet was also recently named by Gartner as one of the highest three vendors in worldwide market share for enterprise SD-WAN equipment by revenue for Q2 2019.
Veritas announces support for AWS Outposts
Veritas Technologies can now support AWS Outposts, hailing a new era of enterprise workload protection for end user customers, no matter where they are running.
Silver Peak & AWS extend collaboration on SD-WAN deployment
Joint AWS and Silver Peak customers can set up a global view of their private networks by importing AWS objects and defining on-premise resources within a centralised gateway manager.
Russia's data centre market primed for growth - iKS-Consulting
Russia’s data centre market value will see a boost of 27% year-on-year growth, reaching a total of US$561 million, according to research from iKS-Consulting.
Juniper Networks brings cloud-managed SD-LAN and new CPE devices to enterprises
New enhancements bring cloud agility and scale to more parts of the enterprise network, while lowering the cost of deploying and operating SD-Branch environments.
Rackspace extends managed service capabilities for AWS
Rackspace has extended its professional and managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the expansion of its Rackspace Service Blocks portfolio.
Nutanix receives accolade from Gartner for hyperconverged infrastructure
Nutanix has been named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
AWS announces renewable power project in Australia
The Australian project is one of six new renewable energy projects, which are expected to produce a total 711MW of new renewable energy capacity.
Forrester report shows firms feeling pressure to move to hybrid cloud
A survey from Forrester, Ensono and Wipro found that out of 153 IT directors, one in four say that internal pressures are key motivator in exploring new cloud technologies.
AWS study claims firms can slash carbon footprint by moving to cloud
Organisations can cut their carbon footprint by 88% just by moving their on-premise data center workloads to platforms such as AWS - or at least that’s according to a new study from 451 Research, which is also sponsored by AWS itself.
New Caledonia to connect to Hawaiki cable by 2021
"New Caledonia will be able to enjoy the multiple benefits of Hawaiki’s international connectivity and boost the development of its digital economy, both locally and in the Pacific region.”
QNAP releases HybridMount, a file-based cloud gateway
QNAP has officially released a new file-based cloud gateway application that integrates multiple public cloud services for enterprises that require hybrid cloud storage environments.
KT SAT successfully conducts 'world first' 5G satellite transmission
Korean satellite communications service provider KT SAT has claimed that it has successfully conducted the world’s first 5G transmission with a satellite connection.
5g subs to reach 2.6bn, driven by rapid developments
Average monthly data-traffic-per-smartphone is forecast to increase from the current figure of 7.2 GB to 24 GB by the end of 2025, in part driven by new consumer behaviour, such as Virtual Reality (VR) streaming.
Enterprises embrace cloud but struggle to assert security & control
Only 11% of respondents said their companies have been ‘extremely successful’ in realising what multi-cloud can do for their organisation.
FusionLayer introduces cloud-native blueprint for DDI solutions
The new architecture takes a cloud-native based blueprint and pairs it with a structured migration plan, so enterprises can mitigate against business continuity threats as they move away from legacy systems.
NetApp and Google Cloud deepen strategic partnership
NetApp and Google Cloud help customers unlock the power of data with tightly integrated, enterprise-class data services and solutions for Google Cloud.
ExtraHop integrates with Google Cloud's new packet mirroring feature
Google Cloud has announced a new packet mirroring feature that integrates with ExtraHop’s ExtraHopReveal(x) to enable stronger threat detection, investigation, and response.
Why SD-WAN is crucial for digital transformation
Having a modern, reliable network is crucial for digital transformation to realise the benefits associated with moving application workloads into the cloud, Vertel says.
Bluebird Network to expand underground data center in Missouri
The expansion will add more than 11,500 square feet to the data center, bringing its total footprint to more than 29,000 square feet of white space.
CenturyLink, PLDT, Colt amongst MEF 2019 Award winners
“MEF is pleased to congratulate this year’s award winners for their outstanding work in driving industry transformation,” comments MEF president Nan Chen.
Lenovo, Intel & Harvard build liquid-cooled supercomputer
Lenovo, Intel, and Harvard University are the driving forces behind an effort to create Harvard’s first liquid-cooled supercomputer, nicknamed Cannon.
Google Cloud acquires CloudSimple
Google Cloud has made another strategic move within the cloud sector after acquiring CloudSimple, a provider of secure, high-performance, dedicated environments that help run VMware workloads in the cloud.
Fujitsu to ship PRIMEHPC supercomputers in March 2020
The Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX1000 and PRIMEHPC FX700 models both utilize technology of the Fugaku supercomputer, which was jointly developed by Fujitsu and RIKEN.
Trust essential to business-driven SD-WAN deployment
Navigating the options for SD-WAN can be a bit like walking through a minefield of unknowns.
Kaspersky to store data of US and Canada customers in Switzerland
The company will also open its first Transparency Center in Latin America in Sao Paulo in January 2020.
Nokia & VMware to develop integrated cloud solutions for CSPs
The two companies will develop interoperability between VMware’s Telco Cloud, VMware vCloud NFV, and Nokia software applications.