Unitas Global launches purpose-built SDN to deliver access from 'edge to everywhere'
The purpose-built network connects cloud providers, carrier-neutral data centres, SaaS applications, and edge access networks to form a multi-service global interconnection fabric, the company states.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Southern Cross Cables & Ciena partner on NEXT submarine cable
Google Anthos now available on Nutanix HCI
Data centers miss the mark on cooling, cost & CO2 savings
VMware chief to take the reins at Intel as new CEO
Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
Telstra's 5G footprint now covers 50% of Australians, the company says
“Our customers have told us coverage is the most important thing when it comes to 5G so Telstra’s 5G roll out reaching more than half of the Australian population is a huge milestone.”
F5 Networks completes Volterra acquisition
The US$500 million acquisition gives F5 Volterra's edge-as-a-service platform.
Forrester names WSO2 Identity Server a 'strong performer'
WSO2 received the highest ratings possible in the Customer Identity and Access Management category.
FSIs use private cloud as 'stepping stone' towards ideal hybrid cloud
50% of financial services organisations (FSI) respondents say they have boosted their investment in hybrid cloud as a direct result of the pandemic.
Hyperscalers & colocation fuel data center power market growth
The data center power market could be worth up to US$15 billion by 2026, driven by a boom in the creation of hyperscale data centers.
CBRE & Virtual Power Systems boost power intelligence in data centers
"Through their Software-Defined Power technology, we will enhance system optimization in ways previously unavailable."
Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in Q3 2021, with current Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos at that time.
Cushman & Wakefield ranks top 10 data center locations worldwide
“The 2020 pandemic accelerated the change in corporate IT strategy, as companies rapidly shifted to the cloud."
Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
By ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.
TeleGeography releases data center benchmark tool
“Network designers and managers need to take a lot of factors into consideration such as office proximity, cost and connectivity. This can be a very timely and costly process without the right tools.”
Veritas recognised with Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for NetBackup
Veritas Technologies has been recognised for the second consecutive time as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice in Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions.
University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
Cloud4C to deliver SAP services on Google Cloud's Anthos
Together with Cloud4C, Google Cloud will help to create a Centre of Excellence which aims to help businesses modernise mission-critical IT within Cloud4C’s SAP service portfolio.
DE-CIX: 32 exabytes of data flowed through internet's veins in 2020
With as much as 32 exabytes of total traffic traversing networks - that’s the equivalent of a video call that lasts eight million years.
Google Cloud launches suite of e-commerce search solutions for retailers
“Retailers are in dire need of agile operating models powered by cloud infrastructure and technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to meet today’s industry demands."
Revenue from global sales of private 5G infrastructure to hit $5.7 billion in 2024
This figure represents a growth from $945 million in 2019, according to IDC’s inaugural forecast for such statistics, with a five-year CAGR of 43.4%.
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
Frost & Sullivan recognises Tencent Cloud's competitive strategy
“Although relatively new to the cloud market, Tencent Cloud has become one of the fastest-growing players to penetrate the global industry.”
Following explosion in demand, global data center market to grow 14% in 2021
“The impact of COVID-19 fundamentally accelerated the concept of ‘mission critical’. Overnight, businesses became even more reliant on the cloud to enable operations, processes and remote collaboration.”
Palo Alto announces new cloud location in Australia
The move will allow regional organisations in Australia to utilise several of Palo Alto’s high-performance solutions, as well as enabling these organisations to store their logs within Australian borders, the company says.
CPG expands executive leadership team with data centre veteran
"Leveraging my two decades in the industry, I look forward to working with CPG's executive and sales team to accelerate the company's growth trajectory across all lines of business."
New 5G download speed record set on a commercial network
The record, 5Gbps for a single smartphone, was announced today by Telstra in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm.
Southern Cross Cable selects Pioneer Consulting for shipboard representation
Pioneer Consulting will supervise operations including cable loading, freighter transfer, laying, post-lay inspections and burial, shore-end landings, and project management.
Getting customer identity & access management right first time
Logins, account verification, single sign-on... they are essential for securing the customer experience. Learn about the five pillars of CIAM so you make no mistakes.
Wistron & Kalray unveil data centre storage appliance
The NVMe-oF-based appliance is designed to increase data centre performance.
Asian cloud providers maintain strong reputation in the region
"With digitalisation so strong a trend, especially on the back of the pandemic, we believe there will be many new opportunities to build on the strong perception of the region’s cloud capabilities.”
NEXTDC wins APAC Business Award
The company has been named 'Australia’s Most Reliable Data Centre Provider'.
Confidence in public cloud grows, but challenges persist
“As organisations continue to radically transform their infrastructures and rely more on the public cloud, they are uncovering new connectivity and security challenges."
OVHcloud, IBM, Atempo Group develop tape-based SaaS for data centres
The offering will be based on IBM’s 3592 enterprise tape technologies and leverage Atempo’s Miria platform, while OVHcloud will host and operate it through data centres in the French territory.
Google Cloud & Nokia to develop 5G & network solutions for CSPs
"Cloud-native network functions and automation will enable new agility and use-cases in the 5G era.”
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Interview: Hyland takes the hybrid work model to heart
"We removed the concept of an office and brought in a concept of community.”
Big Data Exchange launches new workspace initiative across data centers
Big Data Exchange (BDx) is set to launch shared Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Workspaces across its data centers.
Lenovo DCG backs modernisation of Netherlands supercomputer
The company will become part of an effort to create the ‘largest and most powerful’ supercomputer in the Netherlands - a project worth €20 million.
Juniper Networks and Türk Telekom establish Open RAN 5G partnership
“We have been working for a long time on cutting-edge RIC technologies that will play an active role in setting global 5G standards."
Using AI to boost data centre uptime and lower TCO
How integrating intel memory failure prediction with AMI firmware further reduces memory failures in the data center.
Architecting a robust customer identity and access management solution
The customer experience can make or break any organisation -
ExtraHop opens data centre facilities in Sydney
The company opened the Australian data centre facilities so that it could host its security offering locally.
Telco Systems upgrades edge compute capabilities for public cloud
Telco Systems CEO Ariel Efrati says that the telecommunications market is discovering the ‘beauty’ of public cloud.
Widespread gaps in basic network management proficiency - study
"It is important that the network just works all the time, so our report findings are concerning."
Telcos plagued by DNS attacks, but budgets should focus elsewhere
“What is most attacked, or hardest to defend, is not always the same."