Specialist data center news for Asia
Google’s new €600m Denmark data centre: The facts
The relentless march of the hyperscalers continues with today’s announcement that Google is committing a whopping €600 million to a new data centre in Denmark.
AWS tops all four global markets, APAC a unique case
The order of proceedings remains relatively the same in three of the four major regions for public cloud services providers, but the APAC market is bolstered by the prominence of China.
Cloud to drive next wave of DX in Indonesia
Indonesia has undergone a profound change in recent times, and IDC says it’s showing no signs of slowing.
Huawei obtains world’s first PUE test certificate for modular data center product
Huawei is supposedly committed to providing users with green, efficient and reliable data center energy solutions.
Five secrets – Workday’s 2019 winning formulas
We thoroughly investigate why business software vendor Workday believes 2019 will be their best year yet.
Exclusive: Strengths and limitations of the AWS/Cisco partnership
Iguazio CEO Yaron Haviv discusses whether the partnership really is a 'match made in heaven' and what it means for the industry.
Google Cloud CEO stepping down to welcome ex-Oracle exec
Google Cloud has grown significantly under Greene's tenure, but has involved tens of billions of dollars and little gains on AWS and Azure.
Mobile Infrastructure market sees fastest growth since 2014
The report from Dell’Oro shows that while the vendor rankings for the top three vendors remained unchanged with Huawei, Ericsson, and Nokia leading.
HPE unveils AI-driven operations for ProLiant, Synergy and Apollo servers
With global learning and predictive analytics capabilities based on real-world operational data, HPE InfoSight supposedly drives down operating costs.
Deloitte bolsters AWS offerings with CloudinIT
“By joining forces we can help even more organisations adopt cloud technologies and put their customers at the heart of their digital agendas.”
Enterprises to begin closing their data centres
Dan Hushon predicts next year companies will begin bidding farewell (if they haven't already) to their onsite data centres.
Exclusive: How the separation of Amazon and AWS could affect the cloud market
"Amazon Web Services is one of the rare companies that can be a market leader but remain ruthlessly innovative and agile."
Huawei unveils new cloud region in South Africa
The announcement makes it the world’s first cloud service provider that operates a local data centre to provide cloud services in Africa.
HPE extends cloud-based AI tool InfoSight to servers
HPE asserts it is a big deal as the system can drive down operating costs, plug disruptive performance gaps, and free up time to allow IT staff to innovate.
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."
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.
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.
Workday – who are they and what do they do?
We quickly summarise everything you need to know about the up and coming business software leader.
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.
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.
DDN part of data mining mission on Mars
DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that it will be playing a role in one of NASA’s most critical missions.
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.
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?
IBM targets hybrid cloud with VMware partnership
BM and VMware have announced a new partnership intended to accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption.
NTT Com establishing new data centre construction company
The new wholly owned subsidiary will completely handle data centre construction, asset management, and wholesale services.
Altaro introduces WAN-optimised replication for VMs
"WAN-optimised replication allows businesses to continue working in the case of damage to on-premise servers."
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."
NEXTDC partnering with Superloop to bring Asia and AU closer
NEXTDC’s customers will be among the first to take advantage of APAC’s shortest submarine cable route between Sydney and Singapore.
VMware’s bid to accelerate enterprise adoption of Kubernetes
“Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that enables business transformation."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Opinion: Data centre management can learn from the Navy
While a nuclear submarine may seem like a completely different beast from a data centre, the similarities in how they should be managed are striking and many.
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.
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.
Cisco and AWS collaborate for hybrid cloud platform
News has emerged of more data centre giants forging public cloud partnerships.
Eccellente! AWS building new data centres in Italy
The new infrastructure region is expected to be complete in early 2020 to enable customers to run workloads and store data in Italy with even lower latency.
14 milestones Workday has achieved in 2018
We look into the key achievements of business software vendor Workday this year
DXN continues colocation charge with two senior appointments
The company has a vision to expand firstly across Australia and then ultimately Asia.
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."
Why Cognizant is at the forefront of cloud migration
“Cognizant leveraged its deep cloud technology to architect, design and build SAP systems on HANA."
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.”
Toshiba develops a high-speed algorithm for deep learning processors
Toshiba is continuously focusing on the research and development of AI technologies.
Digital transformation an almost $2 trillion industry by 2022
"The unprecedented speed at which technologies are coming to market supporting DX strategies can only be described as frantic."
Alibaba Cloud signs MoU to promote smart city innovation
‘Smart cities’ is one of the hot buzz phrases of 2018, and Alibaba Cloud is taking measures to ensure it’s at the forefront of the movement.
Study claims Denmark has been misled by hyperscale data centres
Despite repeated assurances from Danish ministers, almost none of the new hyperscale data centres are reusing their waste heat.
HPE building new supercomputer with €38m price tag
It will be installed at the High Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart and will be the world's fastest for industrial production.
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."
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.
Cisco expands security capabilities of SD-WAN portfolio
Until now, SD-WAN solutions have forced IT to choose between application experience or security.
Digital Realty opens new AU data centre – and announces another one
On the day that Digital Realty cut the ribbon for its new Sydney data centre, it revealed that it will soon begin developing another one.
HPE launches new Datacenter Care capabilities
The company asserts the new capabilities will be delivered by HPE PointNext and will help businesses simplify complex IT environments.
'Public cloud is not a panacea' - 91% of IT leaders want hybrid
Nutanix research suggests cloud interoperability and app mobility outrank cost and security for primary hybrid cloud benefits.
Workday customers start deployments to AWS infrastructure
Business software vendor Workday has turned it's previously announced AWS partnership into a reality.