Specialist data center news for Asia
Storage is all the rage, and SmartNICs are the key
Mellanox’s Kevin Deierling shares the results from a new survey that identifies the key role of the network in boosting data centre performance.
Opinion: Moving applications between cloud and data centre
OpsRamp's Bhanu Singh discusses the process of moving legacy systems and applications to the cloud, as well as pitfalls to avoid.
Global server market maintains healthy growth in Q4 2018
New data from Gartner reveals that while there was growth in the market as a whole, some of the big vendors actually declined.
Cloud application attacks in Q1 up by 65% - Proofpoint
Proofpoint found that the education sector was the most targeted of both brute-force and sophisticated phishing attempts.
Huawei to deploy Open Rack in all its public cloud data centres
Tech giant Huawei has unveiled plans to adopt Open Rack proposed by the Open Compute Project in its new public cloud data centres across the globe.
Beyond renewables: Emerging technologies for “greening” the data centre
Park Place Technologies’ CEO shares his views on innovations aside from renewable energy that can slim a data centre’s footprint.
Interview: Cisco on digital transformation and data centres at the edge
"On-premise we speak English, Amazon speaks French, and Amazon and Microsoft speak something else. But someone has to translate all of that and Cisco is involved with normalising those rule sets.”
Flashpoint: APAC companies must factor geopolitics in cyber strategies
The diverse geopolitical and economic interests of the states in the region play a significant role in driving and shaping cyber threat activity against entities operating in APAC.
CITIC Telecom’s Hong Kong data centre begins new expansion phase
The tech giant celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony this week to commemorate the expansion.
Opinion: 5G’s imminent impact on data centre infrastructure
Digital Realty’s Joseph Badaoui shares his thoughts on how 5G will transform data centre infrastructure now and beyond.
SolarWinds extends database anomaly detection
As organisations continue their transition from purely on-premises operations into both private and public cloud infrastructures, adapting their IT monitoring and management capabilities can pose a significant challenge.
Adura launches new SOC and MSP in Singapore
The new SOC focuses on the needs of businesses to gain insight into their organization’s security posture and increase their ability to react promptly.
Soprano announces a partnership with Smart Communications
Within Asia Pacific, Soprano is seeing a surge in demand for enterprise-grade messaging platforms.
Was Citrix unaware of its own data breach until the FBI got involved?
According to a blog post from Citrix’s CSIO Stan Black, the FBI contacted Citrix on March 6 and advised that international cybercriminals had allegedly gained access to Citrix’s internal network.
An insider's tips on how to get more from your Splunk platform
Having the right tools is only half the battle, not until you can leverage them most effectively can you see the gains that properly managed data can provide.
NVIDIA confirms $6.9b acquisition of Mellanox
The announcement of NVIDIA's largest ever acquisition follows months of speculation involving other potential bids from the likes of Microsoft and Intel.
Opinion: It’s all about deployment speed for colocation providers
Schneider Electric’s Vincent Barro believes the speed of data centre deployment is a competitive differentiator for colocation providers.
Digital Realty celebrates 12th consecutive year of ‘five nines’
Data centre colocation and interconnection solutions provider Digital Realty has reached another milestone.
Panellist insights on edge and hyperconverged architectures
Schneider Electric’s Greg Jones shares his key takings from a panel of experts at the recent Edge Congress.
Whitepaper: Simplify compliance and SIEM better with efficient logging
IT environments generate log messages with a variety of functions and significance to an organisation – but they’re only useful if they trigger the necessary responses.
Whitepaper: What will losing your data cost you?
Do you know how much your data is worth, more importantly, what it will cost if it is lost?
Check Point names February’s most disruptive malware
Check Point’s researchers confirm Coinhive holds the top position in February's Top Malware index for fifteenth successive month before it shut down, while GandCrab distribution campaigns increase.
IDC: Data drives growth of enterprise storage systems market
Global market revenue grew 7.4% during the fourth quarter of 2018, with Dell Inc taking the number one spot for market share.
Whitepaper: The Mobile Risk Matrix - how exposed are you?
The proliferation of cloud services has increased the attack surface to include applications, devices, networks, and external web and content delivery methods.
How using syslog-ng to store logs could help your business
Syslog-ng is a high-speed data processor that parses both structured and unstructured log messages.
Report: How IT Is responding to digital disruption and innovation
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
Equinix throws US$84m at new Melbourne data centre
Global data centre colocation giant Equinix has announced another new data centre for 2019 - its fourth for the year in APAC.
Gartner’s top security and risk management trends
Leaders in the space must properly prepare to improve resilience and support business objectives.
Schneider Electric caters to the edge with new UPS solution
“Our newest UPS strikes the right balance for edge and cloud customers who need innovative solutions that are easy to deploy in this hybrid ecosystem."
Global Switch and partners launch new Singapore data centre
A trio of companies has come together in a strategic partnership to launch a large-scale new data centre in Singapore.
Malaysia a ‘frontrunner’ to become data centre hub in ASEAN
Data centre services provider the Aims Group believes Malaysia’s data centre industry is set to soar.
Choosing the right data centre for your hybrid IT strategy
Since organisations will use data centres and the cloud in tandem within a hybrid IT infrastructure, choosing the right data centre partner is critical to establishing a seamless workflow system.
Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Many misconceptions have arisen, causing businesses to fear adopting new technologies.
Whitepaper: How to improve your cybersecurity sales pitch
Boards and executives who normally approve funding for IT security projects do not speak tech - they speak the language of ROI, NPV, etc.
It's an ultimatum: Mobile security or securing mobility
Move your organisation towards the mobile-first world, securely.
Google discovers it’s not women that it’s underpaying - it’s men
After conducting a pay equity analysis, the company uncovered some unexpected findings that resulted in $9.7m of pay rises for underpaid staff.
Pico announces huge APAC expansion
The company intends to add 20 more data centres across Asia Pacific to its portfolio over the next 18 months.
W3C and FIDO Alliance finalise web standard for passwordless logins
Major browsers and platforms now have built-in support for the new WebAuthn security standard.
VMware NSX aims to deliver new levels of advanced automation for enterprises
VMware announced new advancements in VMware NSX that aim to extend the value of an automated, programmable, and intrinsically secure software-defined network.
A guide to using automation to digitally transform business
The report includes steps to an effective digital transformation, including what the leaders are doing right and what the laggards are doing wrong.
Exclusive interview: Google’s escalation of the cloud wars
Rackware's CEO believes Google is going to be doing more acquisitions and buying an enterprise salesforce to grow more aggressively.
IDC: Strong growth for Ethernet switch, router markets FY18
Worldwide Ethernet switch market increased 12.7% year over year in fourth quarter of 2018 - router market rebounds, up 15.6%.
Expert says interconnectivity is the foundation of innovation
Digital Realty’s Rod Glover shares how interconnection can support success by enabling collaboration between businesses and partners.
Who, what and where: Define the business context of access requests
Compiled by leading security firm RSA, this white paper will take you through those six key elements to a risk-based approach in an informative and easy-to-digest format.
Whitepaper: How to manage mobile risk in a perimeter-less work environment
Enabling mobility and the ability to access data seamlessly is a great development for enterprise productivity, but it causes a serious challenge to security teams.
VMware releases raft of solutions for telcos
With the cloud expanding into the communications provider space and 5G just around the corner, VMware is taking steps to be the go-to for telcos.
Count the hours (or the weeks): DNS attacks are a severe downtime threat
Attackers can conduct DNS attacks, including Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that can take servers offline for minutes, hours, days, or even weeks.
Huawei at 29% share of global telecom infrastructure market
Among other telecommunications infrastructure market findings, Dell’Oro reports that Huawei increased its share by 8 percentage points since 2013.
Australia’s AARNet & Cisco achieve 600Gbps terrestrial trial
The trial has potentially groundbreaking implications for Australia’s interconnect and trunkflow across AARNet and the education sector.
Forcepoint launches new converged cybersecurity solutions
Forcepoint is addressing the need for consolidated, cloud-based security solutions in a deployment-agnostic delivery model.
Scytale Enterprise streamlines authentication management
By consolidating authentication practices for all services, organizations will greatly simplify IT service orchestration as they transition to cloud environments while achieving security assurance."
Are you building (or breaking) digital trust?
Business leaders can wait and be forced to respond to market change, or they can embrace digital and lead market change themselves.
Whitepaper: How classifying your log messages makes for happier sysadmins
Operating systems, applications, and network devices generate text messages of the events that happen to them.
ImageWare unveils biometric-based digital identity platform
"Identity is the new security perimeter," declares ImageWare CEO Jim Miller.
How to optimise the performance of SIEMs
Optimising your SIEM is most easily and effectively done by also optimising your log management.
IBM Security: Cybercriminals focusing on cryptojacking
The report found that more than half of cybercriminal attacks pivot away from malware-based attacks.
VMware launches service-defined firewall
VMware’s new internal firewall solution locks down known good behaviour at both the network and host level to reduce the attack surface.
Insider threats & breach reports: Why security needs more investment
Insider threats (those that come from within your organisation) are a serious concern - here's why.
Interview: Cloud evolution means on-prem data centre here to stay
Cloudhelix's CTO discusses the future of data centres and cloud solutions and how regulations and demands will shape them.
Interview: Why log management is crucial to modern business
One Identity's IT veteran Balázs Scheidler shares his insights on log management's history and where it's going to next.
Opinion: Inclusivity the key to bridging the tech talent gap
Annabel Lee says the gender imbalance in data centre and IT circles will have a significant impact in the future with more jobs than graduates to fill them.
Should you run your central log server in Docker?
Collecting logs can be especially important in a containerized environment, where you start and stop containers around the clock.
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.
Equinix shifts executive veterans into new roles
Global colocation giant Equinix has announced that three executives will be moving into new roles, effective early Q2.
CrowdStrike announces endpoint detection for mobile devices
The workforce is more reliant than ever on business-critical applications, accessing confidential information from multiple devices anytime, anywhere.
Report: Women being sexually harassed at tech conferences
A new survey has uncovered some startling findings, with not only misrepresentation of women but also sexual harassment.
MC Digital Realty announces new Tokyo data centre on the way
MC DIgital Realty - a 50/50 joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty - has reached an agreement to acquire a five-acre land parcel in Tokyo.
Hyperconverged infrastructure: The unsung hero of cloud and data centre
Hyperconverged solutions can deliver new levels of agility, flexibility, scale and public cloud economics. What can they do for you?
SSL/TLS certificate marketplaces thriving on dark web - study
These services deliver machine-identities-as-a-service to cybercriminals who wish to spoof websites, eavesdrop on encrypted traffic, perform man-in-the-middle attacks and steal sensitive data.
Hitachi highlights partner progress and innovation within data centre space
Hitachi Vantara has highlighted its progress within the company and its partner community as it continues its investment into its partner business.