Specialist data center news for Asia
Data centre liquid cooling market set to skyrocket
The industry is set to benefit from a number of factors, with a number of vendors leading the way in innovation.
Alibaba Cloud’s growth in Indonesia to bring new opportunities
Last month Alibaba Cloud celebrated the launch of its second data centre in Indonesia, and IDC says this growth will benefit the entire country.
Q&A: Aruba manager on imminent data centre challenges
Aruba's Alessandro Bruschini shares his thoughts on booming demand for data centres and the growing obstacles bolstered by regulation and energy efficiency requirements.
Interview: Next steps needed in data centre energy efficiency
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood shares what needs to be done to make the vision of a data-driven world more sustainable.
IT employers having to up salaries and bonuses to attract talent
As the modern economy relies increasingly on data, it’s certainly a good time to be working in IT.
Gartner names ExtraHop leader in network performance monitoring
ExtraHop provides enterprise cyber analytics that deliver security and performance from the inside out.
APAC holds largest installed base of storage capacity
"The Global StorageSphere is large and diverse, encompassing many different storage technologies, and growing rapidly."
IBM opens up Watson to run on anything, anywhere
Big Blue has made Watson portable across any cloud with the goal to empower businesses to prevent vendor lock-in and start deploying AI wherever their data resides.
NEXTDC’s corporate operations go 100% carbon neutral
Much has been said of the environmental impact of data centres, and now NEXTDC is looking to do its part in curbing its own contribution.
Brisbane’s DC market continues to expand
“Continued growth and expansion was necessary to meet the growing demand for data centre services."
Verizon adds Alibaba Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect ecosystem
Verizon has expanded Secure Cloud Interconnect to allow its customers to privately connect to Alibaba Cloud.
Dell EMC’s new and improved data management capabilities
The company has made updates to its All-Flash storage system and released the ClarityNow software for data management.
Four ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
Until now, organisations have only spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately manifest in our work and personal lives.
Lenovo launches new IT infrastructure-as-a-service offering
Customers can now use and pay for data centre hardware and services - on-premise or at a customer-preferred location - without having to purchase the equipment.
NEXTDC’s M1 data centre gains Australia-first certification
NEXTDC’s Melbourne facility has set a benchmark in energy efficiency not previously achieved in the industry.
Alibaba Cloud invests in future Singapore IT talent
The joint programme with the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alibaba Cloud is the latter company's first of its kind outside of China.
How data silos can kill your business
"When data is siloed and hard to share it can have a devastating effect on the health of a business."
Hitachi announces the conclusion of company split agreement
Hitachi states that the company split will have no impact on the consolidated operating results.
Singapore govt, telcos must refrech cybersecurity focus
"The telecomm industry is key and is fundamental to secure our telco infrastructure and services, and the business that telco operators provide.”
Cybersecurity and compliance in an uncertain climate
IT Governance' Alan Calder reflects on Data Protection Day and the next steps businesses should be taking for the year ahead.
Expert comment: What the Collection #2-5 data dump means for credential abuse
Techday spoke to experts and executives in the security industry about the data leak and the implications on phishing and credential stuffing.
Dell EMC expands multicloud data protection capabilities
According to IDC, 92% of organisations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach.
Colt DCS’ new India manager to oversee hyperscale development
The hyperscale campus in Mumbai is set to be the biggest in all of Asia Pacific (excluding China).
AWS and Azure spending big bucks on data centres to get ahead
A new report from Canalys has revealed what the world’s two largest cloud providers have been up to – and they’ve certainly been busy.
Huawei biggest player in thriving network equipment services market
The market is dominated by the larger players, with more than 80 percent allocated to just the top four vendors.
Are you building (or breaking) digital trust?
Business leaders can wait and be forced to respond to market change, or they can embrace digital and lead market change themselves.
Migration away from on-prem data centres stalled by security
Despite the surging cloud adoption that is rife around the world, a new study has revealed there’s still a lack of understanding around security.
Massive 2.2bil-username data dump leaked on dark web
This makes the second leak three times bigger than the Collection #1 dump leaked last month.
US-China trade war a ‘double-edged sword’ for ICT spending
The trade war, among other factors, is set to negatively impact global ICT spending but the market will still experience positive growth.
Veritas strengthens AWS partnership with new competencies
Veritas NetBackup and Backup Exec now support multiple AWS storage classes.
Channel partners growing in importance for cloud services
Canalys analysts say the huge growth in cloud services will be of benefit to channel partners with a number of incentives.
Oostven farewells Dell EMC, welcomes Pure Storage as APJ CTO
Having announced his departure from Dell EMC in a LinkedIn post three weeks ago, Matthew Oostven has revealed his next vocation.
Alibaba Cloud making global moves with new data centre
Opening a second data centre in Indonesia, a relatively small but growing IT economy, shows Alibaba is thinking strategically about its place in APAC.
Four Chinese OEMs among top 10 global semiconductor customers
High regional growth has seen a slight reshuffle in the world’s top semiconductor chip buyers.
The ultimate playbook for DNS infrastructure
Advanced DNS solutions can bring legacy systems into the modern age and protect against these potentially crippling DNS attacks.
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.
India’s ‘data eruption’ to cause boom in private cloud
IDC has unveiled its top 10 predictions to impact the cloud initiatives of India organisations through 2023.
Industry vet Jay Adelson appointed to Megaport board
"Jay is an industry luminary with a tremendous track record of seeing around corners and his appointment highlights our global focus as a company."
Mobile security: A case of risk versus reward?
Neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option.
The future is bright for hyperconvergence and data centres
In 2018 alone, companies that leveraged hyperconverged infrastructure in their data centres expected to increase their number of workloads and VMs by more than 100%.
Whitepaper: How to secure your data in a remote world
Gartner predicts that 80% of worker tasks will take place on a mobile device by 2020.
IBM wins multi-million dollar cloud deal
The ‘Big Blue’ has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with Smart Energy Water (SEW).
Iridium completes US$3 billion satellite constellation upgrade
The upgraded Iridium constellation enables services such as the AireonSM global aircraft tracking and surveillance system and Iridium Certus, the company's new broadband service.
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.
NEXTDC ships micro data centre from Sweden for WA customers
Data-centre-as-a-service provider NEXTDC has formed a partnership with prefabricated data centre specialist Flexenclosure.
IDC: Growth in ICT spend driven by cloud infrastructure
Service providers account for a growing share of ICT spending, led by a surge of cloud infrastructure spending, according to IDC.
Interview: Emerging trends for a sustainable data centre industry
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood discusses the various technologies emerging both now and in the future to boost energy efficiency among data centres.
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
How Red Hat aims to update infrastructure control and automation
The latest version of Red Hat CloudForms aims to help enable unified and consistent management across on-premises and virtual resources.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
Whitepaper: Remote working is great – but is it a security time-bomb?
Simply extending current PC security controls to a mobile fleet is ineffective.
Whitepaper: What will losing your data cost you?
Do you know how much your data is worth, more importantly, what it will cost if it is lost?
Big cloud providers continue to squeeze out smaller players
Last year saw almost manic growth in revenue for cloud providers as businesses continue to seek the benefits the services can provide.
NTT Communications hangs on to top rung in APAC telco cloud market
The telecom cloud market in Asia Pacific (APAC) is a fierce one, but a new report purports NTT Communications to be the dominant player - for now.
After more than two decades, Commvault appoints new CEO
Commvault today announced a new CEO to take over the reins from retiring president and CEO Bob Hammer.
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.
IDC’s top 10 predictions for Indonesia’s promising IT future
IDC believes the digitalised economy will bring rise to intense competition particularly when the digital disruptors are heavily insinuated into the Indonesian market.
Avoid a game of guess who - get authentication right first time
Analyse the who, what, and where of any person, data, and environment?
Hybrid cloud adoption accelerating in healthcare
In just two years, healthcare providers’ hybrid cloud deployments are set to almost double from 19 percent penetration to 37 percent.
Expert asserts BaaS ‘critical for data centre security’
In an IT world clogged with acronyms, Comport says there is one that many data centres are failing to properly implement.
Whitepaper: Three quick ways security teams can unlock the executive budget
Boards and Executives who normally approve funding for IT Security speak the language of ROI, NPV, etc.
AWS’ on-premises play an admission of hybrid cloud's future
According to Nutanix’s Jeff Smith, public cloud is not - and never has been - a panacea, and it seems the world has finally caught up to that fact.