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Gaming
Is Google’s Stadia feasible with today’s data centres?
To get a better idea of the sheer audacity behind Google’s latest move, we spoke to Unitas Global chief technical officer Grant Kirkwood.
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Public Cloud
Survey: IT pros nostalgic over on-prem data centre visibility
There are significant security and monitoring challenges faced by IT staff responsible for managing public and private cloud deployments.
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Storage
61% of CIOs believe employees leak data maliciously
Egress conducted a survey to examine the root causes of employee-driven data breaches, their frequency, and impact.
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Hybrid Cloud
VMware allures APJ channel veteran to take the reins
Balasingam will take on the role of vice president for VMware’s partner business in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
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Smartphone
Huawei talks P Series history - and drops hints on the P30
Next week will see the covers come off the new Huawei P30 Series at a special launch event held at the Paris Convention Center.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Dropbox invests in hosting data inside Australia
Global collaboration platform Dropbox has announced it will now host Australian customer files onshore to support its growing base in the country.
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Colocation
Datacenter.com joins European Data Centre Association
The company announced today it has joined other heavyweights in the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA).
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Edge Computing
ScaleMatrix acquires edge specialist Instant Data Centers
According to ScaleMatrix, the move is to take advantage of the latter company’s focus on providing ruggedized micro data centers for the edge.
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Cloud
Alibaba Cloud discusses past and unveils ‘strategic upgrade’
Alibaba Group's Jeff Zhang spoke about the company’s aim to develop into a more technologically inclusive platform.
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Internet
Slingshot recruits celebs to design modems that aren’t eyesores
With most modems being banished to dark corners or closets, Slingshot is looking to change the trend with its uniquely designed modems.
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Google
NZ investment funds throw weight against social media giants
A consortium of NZ funds managing assets worth more than $90m are appealing against Facebook, Twitter, and Google following the Christchurch terror attacks.
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Cloud
Orange Belgium opens 1,000 sqm Antwerp data centre
It consists of more than 500 high-density 52 unit racks, installed on the equivalent of 12 tennis courts.
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Cloud Services
Cloud providers increasingly jumping into gaming market
Aa number of major cloud service providers are uniquely placed to capitalise on the lucrative cloud gaming market.
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Infrastructure
Vertiv appoints new Malaysia country manager
"With Wooi Keat leading the Malaysia business, I am confident that we will be able to solidify our position as the preferred partner for critical infrastructure solutions.”
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Servers
Global server market maintains healthy growth in Q4 2018
New data from Gartner reveals that while there was growth in the market as a whole, some of the big vendors actually declined.
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Cybersecurity
Expert offers password tips to aid a stress-free sleep
For many cybersecurity professionals, the worries of the day often crawl into night-time routines - LogMeIn says better password practices can help.
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Smart Home
Haier unveils smart laundry room - ‘Internet of Clothing’
The world’s largest home appliances manufacturer has lifted the covers on something truly interesting to help you with your dirty washing.
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Cloud
CITIC Telecom’s Hong Kong data centre begins new expansion phase
The tech giant celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony this week to commemorate the expansion.
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Green IT
CyrusOne switches London data centres to green energy
CyrusOne's two London data centres are now running on a 100% renewable energy tariff, with the third one on the way.
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Hyperscale
CyrusOne signs up to Host In Ireland initiative
This comes after CyrusOne was given the go-ahead late last year for its two massive data centres in Dublin.
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Women in Technology
Report: Women being sexually harassed at tech conferences
A new survey has uncovered some startling findings, with not only misrepresentation of women but also sexual harassment.
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Smart Home
Your neighbours are watching: Smart cameras out of control
People are installing motion-sensor cameras connected to their smartphones without realising they could be filming their neighbours illegally.
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Hyperscale
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
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Colocation
Equinix throws US$84m at new Melbourne data centre
Global data centre colocation giant Equinix has announced another new data centre for 2019 - its fourth for the year in APAC.