Specialist data center news for Asia
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.
VMware’s bid to accelerate enterprise adoption of Kubernetes
“Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that enables business transformation."
Cisco and AWS collaborate for hybrid cloud platform
News has emerged of more data centre giants forging public cloud partnerships.
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.”
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.
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."
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.
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.
NTT Com establishing new data centre construction company
The new wholly owned subsidiary will completely handle data centre construction, asset management, and wholesale services.
Toshiba develops a high-speed algorithm for deep learning processors
Toshiba is continuously focusing on the research and development of AI technologies.
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.
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: 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 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 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.
Cambium enters multibillion-dollar Ethernet switching market
"Enterprise IT managers, MSPs and ISPs need affordable enterprise-grade solutions that satisfy end users."
Opinion: The future of data centre design and construction
Flexenclosure's Jos Baart discusses the evolution of data centres and how they will be built to match demand in the coming years.
Why the evolution of enterprise cloud is imminent
Oracle announced enhancements to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as well as an updated global data centre region roadmap.
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.
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.
IBM to spend $34b to acquire Red Hat
IBM and Red Hat will remain committed to the continued freedom of open source.
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."
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.
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.
Positive results for Microsoft, but Azure growth slows
Microsoft has released its latest financial results, and albeit one disappointment it’s good news for shareholders.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Why Cognizant is at the forefront of cloud migration
“Cognizant leveraged its deep cloud technology to architect, design and build SAP systems on HANA."
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.
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."
Making admin automation work for you
Now, every company can benefit from the advantages that admin automation has to offer.
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?
New partnership for cable connecting Asia, Africa & Europe
Orange and PCCW Global are confident the cable will substantially reduce network latency between the world's three most populated continents.
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.
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."
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.
Big 5 cloud providers tighten stranglehold on market
While the market is seeing strong growth, it's coming at the expense of small-to-medium sized cloud operators.
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.
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."
How processes can be the key to RoI in digital transformation
Process management and automation is vital to any digital transformation, but it is about more than just taking some forms online.
The importance of workflow automation in a modern business
"Intuitive, integrated, and collaborative processes are hugely important to the success of an organisation."
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?
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."
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.
Vertiv bets on turnkey data centres with new Thailand facility
APAC’s ICT market has seen substantial growth of late with no signs of slowing, and it appears Vertiv is looking to tap into that with its latest investment.
InSpeed opens 7 new data centre locations in APAC and EU
InSpeed Networks has announced the expansion of its data centre coverage to include global sites in Asia Pacific and Europe.
Oracle announces new global regions for data centres
The company made enhancements to its Oracle Cloud Infrastructure on top of an updated global data centre region roadmap.
Oracle is leveraging machine learning to increase productivity
Oracle’s new self-driving database cloud service is supposedly built to run the world's most demanding applications.
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.
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 targets hybrid cloud with VMware partnership
BM and VMware have announced a new partnership intended to accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption.