Specialist data center news for Asia
HPE building new supercomputer with €38m price tag
It will be installed at the High Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart and will be the world's fastest for industrial production.
Study claims Denmark has been misled by hyperscale data centres
Despite repeated assurances from Danish ministers, almost none of the new hyperscale data centres are reusing their waste heat.
Workday – who are they and what do they do?
We quickly summarise everything you need to know about the up and coming business software leader.
Workday customers start deployments to AWS infrastructure
Business software vendor Workday has turned it's previously announced AWS partnership into a reality.
Alibaba Cloud signs MoU to promote smart city innovation
‘Smart cities’ is one of the hot buzz phrases of 2018, and Alibaba Cloud is taking measures to ensure it’s at the forefront of the movement.
Cisco expands security capabilities of SD-WAN portfolio
Until now, SD-WAN solutions have forced IT to choose between application experience or security.
HPE launches new Datacenter Care capabilities
The company asserts the new capabilities will be delivered by HPE PointNext and will help businesses simplify complex IT environments.
Digital transformation an almost $2 trillion industry by 2022
"The unprecedented speed at which technologies are coming to market supporting DX strategies can only be described as frantic."
NEXTDC partnering with Superloop to bring Asia and AU closer
NEXTDC’s customers will be among the first to take advantage of APAC’s shortest submarine cable route between Sydney and Singapore.
Eccellente! AWS building new data centres in Italy
The new infrastructure region is expected to be complete in early 2020 to enable customers to run workloads and store data in Italy with even lower latency.
NEXTDC adds 9MW customer contracts at new Sydney data centre
“The demand for our data centre services continues to accelerate and exceed our expectations, particularly in the Sydney market."
Interview: VR’s imminent impact on the data centre
Interxion's Bryan Hill shares his insights on the impact VR will have on the data centre industry, whether we have the necessary infrastructure, and the potential risks.
Digital Realty claims sustainability award at REITworld 2018
The company took home the National Association of Real Estate Investments Trust (Nareit) data centre ‘Leader in the Light’ award for the second consecutive year.
DXN continues colocation charge with two senior appointments
The company has a vision to expand firstly across Australia and then ultimately Asia.
Huawei unveils the next-generation of cloud technology
"The prototype demonstrates the automatic deployment of access devices, automatic service provisioning, and the unified management of vendor devices."
Cisco and AWS collaborate for hybrid cloud platform
News has emerged of more data centre giants forging public cloud partnerships.
Singapore to Australia subsea cable lands in Sydney
This will be Australia’s first ever direct optical path from Sydney to Singapore, passing through Indonesia on the way.
VMware’s bid to accelerate enterprise adoption of Kubernetes
“Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that enables business transformation."
Intel who? AWS opts with AMD chips for cost-savings
AMD shares surged about four percent after the announcement that Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be employing its services.
Hitachi Vantara bolsters analytics with REAN Cloud acquisition
After revealing its intent in July this year, Hitachi Vantara has announced the completion of its acquisition of REAN Cloud.
Fujitsu providing servers for data centre inside a wind turbine
"There is plenty of space inside many wind turbine towers for IT and infrastructure equipment, enabling the low-emissions distributed data centres of the future."
Why cloud-based computing is here to stay
"Rather like a landlord, a colocation centre typically provides the space, power, cooling and physical security for a company’s IT Infrastructure."
Organisations lack holistic approach to data protection
It is paramount for organisations to have a clear understanding of what data protection is and close the gaps in their protection strategies.
Retail transformation fuelling data centre boom
A new Vertiv report has forecast data centres and public cloud adoption to skyrocket in the coming years throughout the retail industry.
Toshiba develops a high-speed algorithm for deep learning processors
Toshiba is continuously focusing on the research and development of AI technologies.
Nadella confident future data centres will be underwater
In June this year Microsoft stretched the boundaries of data centres by dumping one in the sea and Nadella says there will be many more.
The importance of workflow automation in a modern business
"Intuitive, integrated, and collaborative processes are hugely important to the success of an organisation."
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.
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.
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?
Trend Micro and NTT DOCOMO partner on 5G security
This solution is built upon the recently announced Trend Micro Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS) on NTT DOCOMO's "docomo 5G open cloud."
HPE opens up ‘cloud above the clouds’ for space travel
HPE today announced it is launching high performance computing capabilities to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) following a successful 12 month experiment.
DXN begins shipping modular data centres in AU – next stop Asia
Pre-fabricated modular data centres have gained traction in recent times, and it's something DXN is looking to capitalise on in APAC.
Opinion: Edge computing will turn the cloud upside down
Rittal's Clive Partridge discusses the merits of edge computing and why it won't kill the cloud, but it will certainly change it.
90% of enterprises to adopt multi/hybrid cloud by 2024
IDC has compiled its top ten global IT predictions for the coming years during the 'second chapter' of digital transformation.
VMware Cloud on AWS steps on the gas for global expansion
VMware Cloud on AWS has accelerated its global expansion - instead of one new AWS site per quarter, they're launching three new regions this month.
IBM targets hybrid cloud with VMware partnership
BM and VMware have announced a new partnership intended to accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption.
Is blockchain a solution to IoT security problems?
Could using blockchain to trace and authenticate IoT data, regardless of what that data is be the answer to the problems plaguing the Internet of Things?
Tensions between China and US causing cloud war
Ongoing trade tensions between China and the US are having a significant impact on the cloud service providers market.
Cambium enters multibillion-dollar Ethernet switching market
"Enterprise IT managers, MSPs and ISPs need affordable enterprise-grade solutions that satisfy end users."
Why Cognizant is at the forefront of cloud migration
“Cognizant leveraged its deep cloud technology to architect, design and build SAP systems on HANA."
NTT Com establishing new data centre construction company
The new wholly owned subsidiary will completely handle data centre construction, asset management, and wholesale services.
Huawei’s AI chip for edge computing takes top honours at WIC
The World Internet Conference saw Huawei's powerful Ascend 310 chip come out on top.
Dell EMC advances hybrid cloud for VMware environments
Through collaboration and joint engineering, Dell EMC and VMware are enabling organisations to derive more value from IT investments.
Digital maturity among APAC CIOs reaches ‘tipping point’
Gartner's new survey has revealed enterprises that fall behind in digital business now will have a serious competitive disadvantage in the future.
Gartner names Silver Peak Leader in WAN Edge infrastructure
Gartner’s WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant names Silver Peak among the leaders in a growing market.
Three effective strategies for protecting your backups from ransomware
Three key things you should be doing with your data protection strategy to make sure your backups are there when you need them most.
Interview: Aruba’s NZ country manager talks channel strategy
“What we're taking to market is that message around simplification and having everything in one place.”
Heat waste of Microsoft’s submarine data centre not acceptable
An expert has shared his findings into Microsoft's underwater data centre project, saying the waste heat is unacceptable for climate change.
IBM to spend $34b to acquire Red Hat
IBM and Red Hat will remain committed to the continued freedom of open source.
Using analysis to save on IT maintenance costs
Ill-fitting maintenance plans, whether over- or under-prescribed does cost you money - but, with a little analysis you can save a lot.
Opinion: Dispelling the myths of public cloud
Paul Blore discusses some of the primary considerations when it comes to the question of public vs. private cloud.
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.
IBM VP: How are CIOs mastering a multi-cloud world?
IBM's Jim Freeman discusses how CIOs are making the most of multi-cloud as a new generation of cloud tools emerge.
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."
VMware achieves carbon neutrality two years early
“As an innovative company with sustainability at our core, we are thrilled to announce our achievement of carbon neutrality two years ahead of our 2020 goal."
Analysts say AWS dominance forced IBM’s Red Hat acquisition
The largest software acquisition in history "shows how even the biggest beasts in tech are having to adapt to the Cloud computing world."
Opinion: Top 5 myths about cloud adoption in Asia
Dell Boomi's Asia MD says there are a number of myths holding back cloud adoption, despite it being the obvious future.
Schneider reveals Uptime Institute-ready pre-fab data centres
“Prefabricated and Modular data centres are on a growth trajectory as organizations strive to bring business services closer to their constituents."