Microsoft to launch data center region in Indonesia
The region aims to bring Azure services and upskill an additional three million Indonesians.
Unitas Global launches purpose-built SDN to deliver access from 'edge to everywhere'
StorageCraft to merge with data and ransomware protection provider, Arcserve
Asian cloud providers maintain strong reputation in the region
Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
IBM hybrid cloud services now available on cloud, on premise or at the edge
NEXTDC wins APAC Business Award
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.
Microsoft signs BNZ as one of first NZ data centre region customers
“We have a bold ambition to fully embrace digital technologies, and Azure, available in a New Zealand data centre, is going to be a key enabler.”
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."
Seagate rolls out storage-as-a-service platform
Seagate and Equinix are partnering to extend the reach of Seagate’s brand new storage-as-a-service platform Lyve Cloud.
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.”
ExtraHop opens data centre facilities in Sydney
The company opened the Australian data centre facilities so that it could host its security offering locally.
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.
Optus partners with Google Cloud to improve customer support capabilities
The move allows Optus to provide its customers with more personalised experiences and bolster its customised solution offerings, according to the company.
IBM partners with Portworx by Pure Storage to help enterprises manage hybrid cloud workloads
“With the pace of cloud adoption accelerating, companies are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud to allow them to innovate more efficiently, while maintaining high levels of security and control."
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."
Microsoft launches industry clouds for nonprofit, manufacturing & financial sectors
Microsoft aims to empower people, recognise the power of partnership, and it remains committed to security, compliance, and trust.
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.
F5 Networks completes Volterra acquisition
The US$500 million acquisition gives F5 Volterra's edge-as-a-service platform.
Pure Storage upgrades its flagship software
The revamped solution delivers enhanced ransomware protection makes hybrid storage for data centre workloads obsolete with a third-generation FlashArray//C all-QLC platform.
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%.
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.
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."
Macquarie launches IC5, new sovereign data centre worth $17m
Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government are set to launch a new Government-certified, highly secure data centre facility in Canberra.
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.
Digital Realty moves global HQ to Dallas, Texas
While the company aims to strengthen its presence in the Texas state, Digital Realty states it will maintain a significant presence in the ‘technology hub’ of San Francisco.
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.
Data centers miss the mark on cooling, cost & CO2 savings
More than three million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions could be avoided if data center operators and providers made the effort to cut their data center cooling consumption by 30%.
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.
Southern Cross Cables & Ciena partner on NEXT submarine cable
The 13,494 kilometre-long NEXT submarine cable that traverses the Pacific Ocean, which will be completed in early 2022.
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.
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.
Wistron & Kalray unveil data centre storage appliance
The NVMe-oF-based appliance is designed to increase data centre performance.
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.”
Increase in emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks
"Cloud native apps and services are more vital than ever before, and any risk in the infrastructure has critical implications."
Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
The initiative is called the Climate Neutral Data Centre pact and is entirely self-regulated by its signatories.
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.
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."
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.
Google Anthos now available on Nutanix HCI
Nutanix and Google partnered to pair GKE with a ‘born in the cloud’ architecture that Anthos can work with across on-premise and cloud environments.
The State of Data Virtualisation: Enterprises see data virtualisation as strong alternative to data warehouse solutions
"The rapid growth of data virtualisation is exposing major cracks in the business foundation that supports the technology."
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."