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Growing spend on data centre systems could be short-lived
Gartner's data reveals total global IT spending will continue to grow in 2019, with some sectors doing better than others.
Opinion: Automating the data center with IBN
Apstra's CEO discusses the merits of intent-based networking and how it can adapt automation and AI for the modern data centre.
The potential of secure data storage and analytics
According to a recent study, the data industry still has a lot of untapped potential.
Water scarcity pinned as a major threat to data centre growth
By 2030 global demand for fresh water will exceed available supplies by 40 percent, while data centre demand continues to surge.
Google wants carbon-free energy for data centres 24/7
Google is continuing its renewable rampage with the statement "the internet is 24/7, carbon-free energy should be too"
Hungry vendors: EMEA server shipments fall while revenues rise
Higher average selling prices across standard and custom servers has seen data centre vendors cashing in on a bustling market.
Accelerating the intelligence revolution: How companies are investing
According to Lenovo Data Centre Group, billions of dollars are being spent to develop powerful AI and discover new business advantages.
India’s external storage market jumps again – but change is on the horizon
The market recorded very healthy growth in Q2 2018, but IDC has revealed it there are some speed bumps coming.
Study finds “huge variations” in Europe data centre prices
Data centre rack space rates among the more expensive nations are more than triple those at the other end of the scale.
Opinion: Edge computing is the answer to limited, centralised cloud
Jaheer Abbas says many organisations are bumping up against the limitations of the cloud’s centralised nature, but the solution is on our doorsteps.
Teraco: Digital transformation will be defined by the race to the edge
Edge computing is undoubtedly one of the buzzwords of choice within data centre circles at the moment – up there with AI, IoT, and gender imbalances.
Data centre infrastructure revenue at all-time high – hybrid cloud the driver
Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, and Cisco (among others) are all profiting from a burgeoning market that has no signs of slowing.
Telcos moving ‘manically’ to replicate cloud services provider model
IDC says the telco industry is scrambling to convert entire data centres from vertically integrated stacks to software-defined infrastructure.
Profits down but revenue & CAPEX up as NEXTDC eyes the future
There may be less money to play with but the company had a very busy year with a series of new data centre launches revenues rising 31 percent.
Boom in some areas of data center infrastructure, decay in others
It would seem the steady march of innovation continues, with some technologies riding the wave and others being left in its wake.
NEXTDC data centres ‘leading the market in the southern hemisphere’
NEXTDC's Brisbane data centre has becoming the first in the southern hemisphere to be awarded a new certification from Uptime Institute.
New whitepaper determines what cooling compressor matches your data centre
Schneider Electric has released a new whitepaper that delves into the different types of cooling compressors and what their ideal usage is.
Data centres “must leverage high-density fibre management systems”
Michael Zammit says it's crucial to implement future-proof connectivity solutions now to reduce outages and avoid unnecessary costs down the road.
Dell EMC unveils latest fabric switch focusing on the ‘modern data centre’
The new Z-series fabric doubles the capacity of its predecessor and is targeted at the US$19.9 billion market.
Optimising data centre energy efficiency in a world of renewables
Eaton East Asia VP of sales says the move to renewable energy is encouraging, however change is required to combat its volatile nature.
Schneider Electric chips in for a sustainable data centre future
Very soon we will have consumed more from the planet than it can renew in the future - but Schneider Electric says it can be reversed.
New cooling regulations driving innovation for data centres
The cooling practices of data centres around the world have been placed under the microscope of regulation - Vertiv is hard at work on new innovation.
Gartner opinion: The data centre is dead
Gartner's managing VP says by 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data centre, versus 10% today.
Case study: Interxion reveals the bones of its third Dublin data centre
Interxion reveals the inner workings of its Dublin facility, how it keeps it cool, and its vital partnership with Schneider Electric.
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.