Specialist data center news for Asia
How Schneider Electric aims to simplify IT management
With IT Expert, Schneider Electric aims to ensure secure, vendor agnostic, wherever-you-go monitoring and visibility of all IoT-enabled physical infrastructure assets.
Pitfalls to avoid when configuring cloud firewalls
Flexibility and granularity of security controls is good but can still represent a risk for new cloud adopters that don’t recognise some of the configuration pitfalls.
Cisco dominates record-high Ethernet switch & router markets
While the market is flourishing, it’s tough-going as Cisco has increased its majority share of the pie.
Tensions on the rise after Huawei CFO arrest
“Recently our corporate CFO, Meng Wanzhou, was provisionally detained by the Canadian authorities on behalf of the United States of America."
Why total visibility is the key to zero trust
Over time, the basic zero trust model has evolved and matured into what Forrester calls the Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem.
Gartner names Proofpoint Leader in enterprise information archiving
The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
QNAP introduces new 10GbE and Thunderbolt 3 NAS series
The new series is supposedly an all-in-one NAS solution for file storage, backup, sharing, synchronisation and centralised management.
HPE to supply tech to Formula E racing team
“At HPE, we believe the future belongs to the fast, and we’re focused on accelerating what’s next for enterprises, including in the world of auto racing."
Data Exchange Networks achieves world-first
After receiving a new Uptime Institute award, DXN is now the first modular data centre developer in the world equipped to blend different standards.
Why the future of IT infrastructure is always on and always available
As more organisations embrace digital business, infrastructure and operations leaders will need to evolve their strategies and skills to keep up.
Malaysia investing in data-driven future – but obstacles remain
The country has openly expressed its desire to become the prime destination for high-tech industries in Southeast Asia.
Is the on-premises data centre really going to ‘die’?
Gartner certainly thinks so, as it expects the sheer majority of enterprises to have binned their on-premises facility by 2025.
OneAsia and Megaport partner to bolster cloud services
The two companies have partnered with the goal to open up cloud connectivity options in Hong Kong
HPE announces financial results for the fourth quarter of 2018
“As we close my first fiscal year as CEO, I am incredibly proud of where we stand in the marketplace."
AWS makes building and securing data lakes easier
AWS Control Tower, AWS Security Hub, and AWS Lake Formation help with provisioning and governance, monitoring security and compliance, and building and managing data lakes.
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.
HPE exec discusses how AI is transforming storage
Brett Lobwein says as IT infrastructures become increasingly complex (and the cost of downtime skyrockets) the only option is AI.
Opinion: Interconnectivity must scale in line with bandwidth demand
Clive Hogg talks about data centre interconnectivity and what needs to take place to cater for the relentless demand for bandwidth.
Huawei obtains world’s first PUE test certificate for modular data center product
Huawei is supposedly committed to providing users with green, efficient and reliable data center energy solutions.
Digital Realty’s not yet complete Osaka data centre lands big cloud provider
The company says the multi-megawatt cloud deployment will accelerate its expansion in Japan.
HPE unveils composable hybrid cloud platform
“With our new open hybrid cloud platform, enterprises of all sizes can now manage, provision and deliver workloads and apps instantly and continuously to accelerate innovation.”
Gartner: Infrastructure services moving beyond the edge
First it was about data moving to the edge, now Gartner says it's taking one step further.
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.
Five secrets – Workday’s 2019 winning formulas
We thoroughly investigate why business software vendor Workday believes 2019 will be their best year yet.
More pie for me: Alibaba Cloud’s aggressive EMEA expansion
After elbowing its way into the EMEA market last month, the Chinese cloud provider has now unveiled the full extent of its product portfolio for the region.
Google’s new €600m Denmark data centre: The facts
The relentless march of the hyperscalers continues with today’s announcement that Google is committing a whopping €600 million to a new data centre in Denmark.
Keppel DC developing its first greenfield data centre in Malaysia
The growth of Malaysia’s IT industry continues, with news today emerging of another new data centre on the horizon from Keppel DC and the Alpha DC Fund.
Why 2019 is the year of post-modern analytics
"Large enterprises that have higher corporate data literacy experience US$320-$534 million in higher enterprise value."
AWS RoboMaker supports future of robotics development
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is venturing deeper in the world of robotics services for developers with the launch of AWS RoboMaker.
CASE STUDY: How Ricoh avoided disruption by meeting changing business needs
Ricoh Hong Kong is a document management solutions and IT services provider that needed to evolve its product portfolio to be more dynamic and agile.
Samsung, Qualcomm and Verizon demonstrate 5G NR data connection
The test used Samsung’s commercial 5G NR and 4G LTE equipment to deliver the 5G NR data transmission using Verizon’s 28 GHz spectrum.
EkkoSense: 5 steps to maximising data centre performance
The company has shared what it believes are the five data centre optimisation trends that will maximise data centre performance in 2019.
Digital Realty appoints new CIO and APAC MD
The company is continuing its global expansion with two new high-level appointments.
AWS tops all four global markets, APAC a unique case
The order of proceedings remains relatively the same in three of the four major regions for public cloud services providers, but the APAC market is bolstered by the prominence of China.
NEXTDC introduces policy to support victims of domestic violence
NEXTDC has announced that it will be offering paid leave for victims of domestic violence, and urges other companies to do the same.
Aruba awarded licence to sell .cloud domains in China
Aruba is looking to capitalise on the thriving digital economy in China with its continued Asia expansion.
Dell.com customers urged to change passwords after breach
Dell is asking all of its Dell.com customers to change their passwords after it detected ‘unauthorised activity’ on its network earlier this month.
Google Cloud throws more money at APAC, new regions announced
"The Asia Pacific market is important for Google Cloud, and we are making long-term investments to support our growing business there.”
AWS announces two new Marketplace features
Now customers and marketplace sellers have the ability to use a private marketplace, as well as a dedicated marketplace for containers.
Edge data centres expanding to shared working spaces
Likely beginning a trend, Christie Spaces is now the first workspace in Australia to offer customers data centre rack space on-site for rent.
Park Place opens new APAC HQ with 50% more jobs on the cards
Singapore is a hot bed of innovation at the moment and Park Place Technologies is looking to capitalise on it.
Cloud to drive next wave of DX in Indonesia
Indonesia has undergone a profound change in recent times, and IDC says it’s showing no signs of slowing.
Opinion: Data centre operations must become more standardised
Schneider Electric's Anthony DeSpirito says with data centres being crucial to business profit and loss, CIOs must now be a partner in all strategic decisions.
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 protect your business from insider threats
Critical data has moved to the cloud and employees are able to access it from any network, wherever they are in the world.
AWS provides a shot in the Arm with new servers
While it can’t claim to be the first one to deploy them, it does win the race of the cloud giants in offering the architecture as a cloud service.
AWS simplifies data collection from IoT & edge devices
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced four new services that will simplify the collection of data from internet of things (IoT) applications and edge devices.
Vertiv to build AU$35 million submarine cable landing station
The cable landing station, located in Maroochydore, will help deliver Australia’s fastest data connection to Asia.
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: 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."
Gartner’s ten 2019 trends for infrastructure and operations
As IT infrastructure and operations take an continually growing role in the IT ecosystem, Gartner highlights what to prepare for in the year ahead.
Why a data protection mindset needs to be in your cyber agenda
Businesses’ access to and reliance on data means the risk of data loss are higher than they've ever been.
Vertiv’s 5 most noteworthy data centre trends for 2019
Vertiv has placed particular emphasis on edge computing being the ‘epicentre’ of innovation in the data centre space.
Colt DCS investing in 100MW data centre in Mumbai
The company says the new hyperscale facility will make it the first mainstream western data centre operator to enter the Indian market.
Lenovo DCG takes A/NZ partners on Europe experience
The fully-funded tour included the Nutanix conference in London, the Lenovo EMEA data centre, and driving on the Autobahn in fire-breathing Mercs.
Phishing: It's all too easy on mobile devices
A single errant tap moves an attacker closer to your data.
Hyperscalers hurling colossal capital at data centres
The old proverb ‘you have to spend money to make money’ could never be truer than in the hyperscale data centre industry.
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.
How Workflow automation can boost competitive advantage
There are six key ways that workflow automation can help businesses achieve a competitive advantage.