Alibaba Cloud opening up data centres & services for AU businessesAt its dedicated China Gateway Summit held in Sydney, Alibaba Cloud announced its new programme for Australian business partners and clients.
VMware announces new features in WMware Cloud, Dell EMC integrations
VMware announced VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 is expected to be available on Dell EMC VxRail in VMware’s Q1FY20.
Developing APAC countries most vulnerable to malware - Microsoft
“As cyberattacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, understanding prevalent cyberthreats and how to limit their impact has become an imperative.”
Dropbox invests in hosting data inside Australia
Global collaboration platform Dropbox has announced it will now host Australian customer files onshore to support its growing base in the country.
Opinion: Meeting the edge computing challenge
Scale Computing's Alan Conboy discusses the importance of edge computing and the imminent challenges that lie ahead.
Alibaba Cloud discusses past and unveils ‘strategic upgrade’
Alibaba Group's Jeff Zhang spoke about the company’s aim to develop into a more technologically inclusive platform.
Protecting data centres from fire – your options
Chubb's Pierre Thorne discusses the countless potential implications of a data centre outage, and how to avoid them.
Opinion: How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks
5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services, according to Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks
TYAN unveils new inference-optimised GPU platforms with NVIDIA T4 accelerators
“TYAN servers with NVIDIA T4 GPUs are designed to excel at all accelerated workloads, including machine learning, deep learning, and virtual desktops.”
AMD delivers data center grunt for Google's new game streaming platform
'By combining our gaming DNA and data center technology leadership with a long-standing commitment to open platforms, AMD provides unique technologies and expertise to enable world-class cloud gaming experiences."
Inspur announces AI edge computing server with NVIDIA GPUs
“The dynamic nature and rapid expansion of AI workloads require an adaptive and optimised set of hardware, software and services for developers to utilise as they build their own solutions."
Cohesity and Softbank partner to offer data services in Japan
The joint venture asserts it will enable Japanese enterprises to back up, store, manage and derive insights from all of their secondary data and applications.
HPE launches 'right mix' hybrid cloud assessment tool
HPE has launched an ‘industry-first assessment software’ to help businesses work out the right mix of hybrid cloud for their needs.
ADLINK and Charles announce multi-access pole-mounted edge AI solution
The new solution is a compact low profile pole or wall mountable unit based on an integration of ADLINK’s latest AI Edge Server MECS-7210 and Charles’ SC102 Micro Edge Enclosure.
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.
Vertiv appoints new Malaysia country manager
"With Wooi Keat leading the Malaysia business, I am confident that we will be able to solidify our position as the preferred partner for critical infrastructure solutions.”
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.
Whitepaper: How you can simplify compliance and SIEM 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.Download
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.
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.
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.
Identity assurance - a refreshed approach to authentication
Today’s organisations should refresh their approach to authentication from a one-time event to continuous monitoring of users and what they are accessing. In broad terms, this is called identity assurance.Download
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.”
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."
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.Download
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.Download
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.Download
Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Many misconceptions have arisen, causing businesses to fear adopting new technologies.
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.
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.
Time to build tech on the automobile, not the horse and cart
Nutanix’s Jeff Smith believes one of the core problems of businesses struggling to digitally ‘transform’ lies in the infrastructure they use, the data centre.
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.Download
Lenovo & VMware know the secret of hyperconvergence - do you?
In this whitepaper, IDC analyses the benefits of hyperconverged solutions, and how they align with solutions from firms such as Lenovo and VMware.Download
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.
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.
Intel building US’s first exascale supercomputer
Intel and the Department of Energy are building potentially the world’s first exascale supercomputer, capable of a quintillion calculations per second.
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.
Huawei commits to Hong Kong with new cloud tech
Hosting its 2019 Cloud Summit in Hong Kong, Huawei announced it is throwing significant investment into region.
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.Download
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.Download
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.
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.Download
Unencrypted Gearbest database leaves over 1.5mil shoppers’ records exposed
Depending on the countries and information requirements, the data could give hackers access to online government portals, banking apps, and health insurance records.
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.
NVIDIA announces enterprise servers optimised for data science
“The rapid adoption of T4 on the world’s most popular business servers signals the start of a new era in enterprise computing."
DNS attackers love legacy systems - but how much damage can they inflict?
DNS infrastructure is vulnerable in terms of its security, availability, and integrity. An attacker just has to exploit the Domain Name System (DNS) on legacy systems and they get free reign.Download
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.
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.Download
Soprano announces a partnership with Smart Communications
Within Asia Pacific, Soprano is seeing a surge in demand for enterprise-grade messaging platforms.
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.Download
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.Download
Site24x7 enters China market with new Shanghai data centre
This is Site24x7’s fifth data centre around the globe, with the company set to announce another in Beijing in the next quarter.
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.
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.Download
CASE STUDY: How HiveIO used UI to optimize visibility and workflow
As a result of tight release schedules, the UI component of a product is often thrown together over a weekend by a small team.Download
How Dell EMC and NVIDIA aim to simplify the AI data centre
Businesses are realising they need AI at scale, and so enterprise IT teams are increasingly inserting themselves into their company’s AI agenda.
Cloud providers increasingly jumping into gaming market
Aa number of major cloud service providers are uniquely placed to capitalise on the lucrative cloud gaming market.
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.
Security and mobility in a mobile-first world
Explore security, productivity, mobility, and what solutions are available to you. Here's how to move your organisation towards the mobile-first world, securely.Download
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.
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.
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.
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?Download
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.
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.