Specialist data center news for Asia
Inspur’s server delivery to Baidu claims new record
After an urgent request, Inspur delivered a shipment of rack scale servers of more than 10,000 nodes to a Baidu data centre - equating to one server delivered every 2.88 seconds.
LISA Double Access fibre management system to launch at Cisco Live
“In a data centre, the protection of the fibre is key, which is exactly what the LISA Double Access offers customers.”
Nearly half of APAC enterprises are employing hybrid cloud without a formal strategy
"Alarmingly a significant portion of large enterprises lack a formal hybrid-cloud strategy."
Data centre cybersecurity actions that most people overlook
Schneider’s Steven Carlini discusses ways to improve data centre cybersecurity that most people don’t think of until it’s too late.
Alibaba Cloud showcases commitment to Hong Kong
The company’s service capability in Hong Kong has doubled since it established its first data centre in the city in 2014.
5 tips to reduce data centre transceiver costs
Keysight Technologies' Nicole Faubert shares her advice on how organisations can significantly reduce test time and cost of next-generation transceivers.
The new world of edge data centre management
Schneider Electric’s Kim Povlsen debates whether the data centre as we know it today will soon cease to exist.
Can it be trusted? Huawei’s founder speaks out
Ren Zhengfei spoke candidly in a recent media roundtable about security, 5G, his daughter’s detainment, the USA, and the West’s perception of Huawei.
SUSE partners with Intel and SAP to accelerate IT transformation
SUSE announced support for Intel Optane DC persistent memory with SAP HANA.
Inspur uses L11 rack level integration to deploy 10,000 nodes in 8 hours
Inspur recently delivered a shipment of rack scale servers of more than 10,000 nodes to the Baidu Beijing Shunyi data center within 8 hours.
How HCI helps enterprises stay on top of data regulations
Increasing data protection requirements will supposedly drive the demand for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solutions across the globe.
Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
"As an industry, we've increased the speed of broadband to one gigabit and beyond, which is a remarkable achievement, but we now have to look beyond speed."
Top 3 cloud computing predictions – what’s in store for 2019?
Virtustream's Deepak Patil shares his predictions for how cloud computing will evolve in 2019.
Rubrik welcomes $261m funding for new market expansion
The company intends to use the funds from new investor Bain Capital Ventures will go toward future innovation and expansion.
Chayora completes first phase of huge 300MW data centre campus
Chayora recently held a formal event to celebrate a milestone in its massive 300MW hyperscale data centre campus in Tianjin, China.
US-China trade war sees Huawei launch unique data centre chipset
The company hopes to avoid procurement problems with American suppliers by producing its own chipsets.
Should enterprises double down on cloud computing?
Snowflake Computing announced predictions which focus on how organisations will need to harness data to drive the new economy.
Who's going to dominate the disaster recovery as-a-service market through to 2028?
The DRaaS market is expected to register a global CAGR of 38.5% up to 2028.
Equinix splashes out $85m for fourth Singapore data centre
Today Equinix revealed its plans for a new data centre in Singapore, which will be the global interconnection giant’s fourth facility.
Accelerate critical workloads with Lenovo’s new flash offerings
Businesses must continually improve the speed and responsiveness of key business operations if they are to reduce time to market and increase customer satisfaction.
Alibaba’s second Indonesia data centre now open for business
A mere ten months after launching its first data centre in Indonesia, Alibaba Cloud has now opened the doors to its second.
Amazon rumoured to buy Israel DR firm CloudEndure
While neither company has confirmed or denied the rumours, they come less than a month after IT services provider Infosys announced that it was planning to divest $15.3 million worth of shares.
IoT’s rapid rise fuelling an explosion of data
IDC expects global annual spending on IoT to exceed US$1 trillion by 2022, driving huge demand for data centres.
Increased demand driving up data centre densities
Clive Hogg says data centre operators need to keep up with the pace of innovation to meet current and future capacity demands.
Why 41% of APAC enterprises remain unaware of object storage
An IDC survey reveals low awareness of object storage among enterprises in APAC.
Interview: AWS A/NZ MD discusses machine learning strategy
Last year, AWS announced 13 new machine learning services including a new ML marketplace and a managed service for reinforcement learning algorithms and simulators.
Lenovo offering the best of both worlds for modern data centres
Lenovo's HCI solution provides the benefits of traditional converged systems with the addition of a software-defined scale-out architecture.
Whitepaper: Automation platforms giving companies better insights on data
451 Research has produced an analysis sponsored by Nintex on how automation is increasingly being used to transform businesses.
Whitepaper: How to secure your data in a remote world
Gartner predicts that 80% of worker tasks will take place on a mobile device by 2020.
Broadcom’s board of directors nab former Google Cloud COO
Broadcom has added some new talent to its ranks with its latest appointment.
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.
Iron Mountain announces acquisition to expand in APAC
Iron Mountain will gain a number of data centres from the acquisition as it continues to spread throughout Asia Pacific.
Equinix unveils ANOTHER data centre – this time in South Korea
This will be the company's third data centre revealed thus far this year - and we've barely scratched the surface of 2019.
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
The relentless demand for more data has seen a spike both in the size and number of hyperscale data centres.
Serverless architecture market to reach $14B by 2024
According to KBV research, the drive for agility and flexibility in enterprise IT is driving the adoption of serverless architecture worldwide.
Huawei launches ‘industry-first’ AI data centre switch amid trade war
Despite being embroiled in the midst of a trade war between China and the United States, Huawei is showing no signs of slowing down its innovation.
A10 Networks’ four cloud security predictions for 2019
While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, new advances in cloud security have reduced the number of successful cyber attacks.
2019: The year of edge data centres, AI, and work/life balance
Schneider Electric's Kim Povlsen believes 2019 will be both a challenging and positive one for the IT industry.
NordVPN rounds up the worst data breaches of 2018
In 2018, over a billion people’s data was compromised.
Cloud, DevOps, governance - Modis lists 2019 predictions
Experimentation with new technologies will boom in 2019, as cloud services make advanced tools more accessible.
Whitepaper: How much is your company’s data really worth?
The most valuable companies in the world are so valued because of the data those companies control.
Q&A: Cloudian CEO reveals thoughts on data centre and cloud trends
Recently we had the opportunity for a Q&A with Cloudian CEO Mike Tso to discuss the state of current data centre innovations and his predictions for the years ahead.
IT security: How to make your case for security spending
Business will always hesitate to spend money on what will be perceived as non-revenue generating activities
Singapore tops the world in hybrid cloud adoption
A new report has revealed Singapore is in the midst of a dramatic movement away from traditional data centre infrastructure.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
Enterprise mobile security: How to get the balance right
Today, neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option. Mobile threats are prevalent and dangerous.
Upgrade to Australia-Japan submarine cable system with Infinera Subsea Solution
AJC tripled capacity on its 12,700-kilometer subsea cable system by upgrading their Infinera DTN-X network with Infinera’s fourth generation optical engine.
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?
IDC: Hyperconverged solutions a winning formula for cloud data centres
Hyperconverged solutions can deliver new levels of agility, flexibility, scale and public cloud economics.
Survey finds retailers 'bullish' on hybrid cloud adoption
The retail industry takes no prisoners and that’s made clear in its 'on the pulse' adoption of new technologies.
Own your cloud experience and set the path to innovation
IT is synonymous with constant upkeep and maintenance, but it takes a clued-up business to see the benefits of how IT can improve innovation and revenue opportunities.
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."
Signs of erosion in Cisco’s IT infrastructure dominance
While still maintaining a significant lead, Cisco finished 2018 with a slightly smaller piece of the pie in the enterprise IT infrastructure market.
The future of data with machine learning and cloud advancement
Organisations that don’t take the reins in terms of machine learning and cloud adoption may see themselves left behind.
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.
Whitepaper: The risks of mobility and how security teams can counter them
Enterprise risk management needs to evolve to address mobile risks, and security professionals must architect mobile-specific security.
Optimise your data centre with Lenovo’s all-flash storage solutions
The ThinkSystem DM and DE solutions deliver adaptable and dynamic data storage technologies that drive down the cost and complexity of IT.
Whitepaper: Three quick ways security teams can unlock the executive budget
Boards and Executives who normally approve funding for IT Security speak the language of ROI, NPV, etc.
Surging HCI adoption to drive intelligent data centers in 2019
Kevin McNamara explores the flow-on effects of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) adoption and what it means for IT teams.
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
Relentless demand for IT experts in Southeast Asia
A new report has shown hiring activity in Southeast Asia to be surging with double-digit growth.
USB regulatory body launches USB-C authentication programme
USB Type-C Authentication empowers host systems to mitigate risks from malicious firmware/hardware in USB devices attempting to exploit a USB connection.
Positive results for semiconductor market, but decline looms
The market's revenue growth reached double-digit figures in 2018, but Gartner has identified a number of imminent roadblocks.
Digital trust: The bedrock of all business transformations
Every time an organisation interacts with a partner, customer, or supplier, it is building (and hopefully not breaking) digital trust.
Toshiba pushes hard drive capacity further with 16TB CMR
The MG08 series hard disk drives are the industry's largest capacity conventional magnetic recording hard drive.
Cloud IT infrastructure revenues overtake traditional IT for first time
The rush to ‘digitally transform’ and adopt cloud-based technologies has caused some major changes in the market.
Lenovo ThinkSystem DE Series: Extreme performance with attractive cost
All-flash and hybrid-flash arrays deliver the perfect combination of performance and economics to handle your most important data.
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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.