Schneider Electric launches distributed IT management services
The new services are designed to ensure coverage at unmanned sites and provide savings over the lifecycle of the infrastructure.
Supermicro announces integrated A100 GPU-powered systems
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CSPs need to shift their 5G strategy if they want to keep up
Fivetran opens Sydney office, announces APAC data centre
Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
VMware launches 2nd gen VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
NVIDIA EGX Edge AI platform to support large & small business servers
NVIDIA’s expanded EGX AI platform is making real-time artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to almost every sector.
Red Hat and AWS launch OpenShift, a joint Kubernetes service
The new offering is designed to better enable organisation wide digital transformation and is targeted towards enterprises around the globe.
Leveraging cloud networking in extreme times
As retail needs and goals continue to evolve amid the rapidly changing industry landscape, the underlying network infrastructure has never been more important.
What happens when you run Linux on a toaster?
Just because you can build a toaster that runs Linux, it doesn’t mean you should. So why are you using commodity hardware in your data centre that was built to do something else entirely?
NVIDIA announces new Mellanox SmartNIC for the modern data center
NVIDIA says the new SmartNIC draws on software-defined, hardware-accelerated engines to alleviate the bulk of network and security processing power typically applied to CPUs.
Australia within grasp of sustainable data centre ecosystem - report
The data centre sector in Australia alone is responsible for more than 4% of national energy consumption, second only to the resources sector, and is spread across the country’s 50,000 and counting data centre facilities.
Interview: Yubico A/NZ vice president on passwords in the modern world
"With open authentication standards, like WebAuthn and FIDO2, a passwordless future is attainable."
IT buyers look to cloud for simpler, easier IT management
No more in-house hardware and software management, and no more manual updates- here's why networking serves you better when it's in the cloud.
Lenovo DCG expands ThinkSystem server line
The new ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket server platforms are designed with more CPU cores, and a larger memory footprint, as well as I/O connectivity for performance workloads.
Nutanix automates more disaster recovery capabilities
Nutanix has released several new capabilities within its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software and AHV hypervisor this week.
Cloudscene develops new pathfinder app for IBM Cloud
Cloud Pathfinder for IBM Cloud facilitates connections to on-ramp providers that offer IBM Cloud Direct Link Services to customers.
Interview: How Google Meet tackles security in the remote working age
I spoke to Google Cloud’s Asia Pacific and China (APAC) head of security for networking and collaboration specialists, Mark Johnston.
Gartner updates 2020 future of work trends for post-pandemic world
The post-pandemic world will bring workplace change in terms of health support, remote working, gig workers, and employee tracking.
Data centres in 2020 need top-notch hardware. They're in luck
To keep up with surging global demand for data, data centres need the best hardware there is. With lightning-fast connectivity, massive storage capacity and iron-clad security, Secure Provenance is the answer.
New SPE Alliance drives development for Industrial Internet of Things
R&M, the global developer of connectivity systems for high-performance network infrastructures, has founded a Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Alliance.
EcoDataCenter deploys liquid cooling tech by Iceotope
EcoDataCenter’s Sweden colocation facility will lead the way in offering chassis-level immersion cooling technology for customer’s hosted IT loads.
Rackspace to open first NZ office in Auckland
The company expands into Aotearoa New Zealand as it looks to grow its customer base across Asia Pacific.
Eaton continues Aus growth, opens office in Brisbane
Eaton, the power management company, has demonstrated its investment in the Australian region and its partner ecosystem with a new office in Brisbane.
Dell releases new infrastructure storage platform
Dell EMC PowerStore is a new storage platform built with the tenets of speed and 99.9999% availability at its core.
First Aussie company joins IBM quantum computing network
The Archer team, based in Sydney, Australia, will work with the IBM teams based in New York, USA, as part of the IBM Q Network.
Microsoft acquires Metaswitch, affirming investment in telcos
The acquisition affirms Microsoft’s significant investment in 5G technology – the announcement comes only weeks after the tech giant revealed its plans to buy Affirmed Networks, a company with a focus on 5G and edge computing.
Organisations increasingly concerned about data centre sustainability
A Nordic company focused on improving the innovation, security and sustainability of data centres has released a guide to help businesses in improving their sustainability profile.
Aussie edge data centre provider receives $20m in funding
Leading Edge Data Centres has received a $20 million cash injection from Washington H. Soul Pattinson which will be used to fund growth of its regional data centre network in Australia.
GoDaddy reveals widespread data breach
The company, which is the world’s biggest domain registrar with 77 million domains and 19 million accounts, apologised to an undisclosed number of its users in an email.
Venafi acquires Jetstack, brings greater security to digital transformation
"Our team is thrilled to join Venafi so we can accelerate our plans to bring machine identity protection to the cloud native stack, grow the community and contribute to a wider range of projects across the ecosystem.”
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
HPE rolls out GreenLake Central, delivering edge to cloud solution
First unveiled in December last year, the service aims to bring the cloud experience to customers’ applications in a self-serve, pay-per-use, scale up-and-down way and managed as-a-Service by HPE.
Operators must secure spectrum to revive 5G rollouts in 2020 - report
New research from a recently released report from GlobalData suggests that the delay of spectrum allocations and auctions due to health and financial concerns is more directly linked to the slowdown in operators’ rollout plans than previously thought.
Google Cloud & VMware reach 'milestone' for customer cloud journeys
A new first-party offering will allow customers to run VMware environments directly within Google Cloud.
Advanced Energy develops 48v power rack for Open Compute Project
Traditional data center racks use 12-volt power shelves. However, higher performance compute and storage platforms now demand more power, which results in very high current.
These 60 performance metrics keep your servers healthy
Get Windows and Linux monitoring, Microsoft applications monitoring, virtualisation and network monitoring, as well as more than 50 plugin integrations.
Tencent cloud and SDMC enter strategic partnership for cloud-based video
Tencent Cloud has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with SDMC, a specialist in digital TV, to expand their footprint in the cloud-based video streaming market on a global scale.
Oracle launches Gen 2 Cloud data center in South Korea
The Chuncheon data center brings Oracle one step closer to achieving its goal of launching 36 Gen 2 Cloud data centers by the end of 2020.
Cloud networking reigns with half of all enterprises globally
“There is significant interest in ExtremeCloud IQ for the simplicity and ease of management that cloud networking platforms bring to organisations."
Microsoft unveils preview of its Azure VMware Solution
The solution, which allows VMware workloads to run on Azure natively, was initially announced in April 2019.
Dell announces suite of open-source networking solutions using SONiC
The solutions, jointly known as Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies, builds on the open-source project SONiC, which was headed by Microsoft.
Dell and Google Cloud deepen integration to bolster hybrid cloud storage
Dell and Google Cloud have announced the launch of their new hybrid cloud storage system, with the capability of moving as much as 50 petabytes of high-performance workloads.
Rambus rolls out 800 gigabit MACsec solution
“The evolution to 800 GbE will be a key enabler on the path forward," says Rambus CEO.
$120m data centre project comes to Darwin, Australia
A new data centre project will commence in the Northern Territory, to the tune of $120 million.
Network automation with the human element in mind
Why should human admins bother with tedious network tasks when automation could free up their time for more important things? Automation can be astonishingly easy, and incredibly smart.
NVIDIA launches 'world's most advanced AI system' - the DGX A100
NVIDIA says the first order of the system will be delivered to a lab in the US, which will use the DGXTM A100’s computing power to ‘better understand COVID-19’.
Catalyst Cloud comments on Microsoft’s new Kiwi data centre
Having greater choice for local options enables New Zealand companies to partake in the global trend for multi-cloud, according to Catalyst Cloud, Kiwi cloud solutions provider.