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Security Information and Event Management
Interview: Why log management is crucial to modern business
March 2019
One Identity's IT veteran Balázs Scheidler shares his insights on log management's history and where it's going to next.
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Drones
Farm dogs being put out of business by drone that barks
March 2019
Man’s best friend might be able to enter retirement early if this new drone innovation from DJI Ferntech has anything to do with it.
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Apple
High cost means the foldable phone fad won’t catch on in 2019
March 2019
Research analyst Canalys says while it’s inevitable that more vendors will jump in on the fad, it won’t be gaining much traction in 2019.
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Cloud
Microsoft bolsters green portfolio with 74MW solar investment
March 2019
The tech giant’s latest investment brings its total renewable energy portfolio to more than 1.3 gigawatts.
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Servers
Digital Crossroads appoints MD for new Lake Michigan data center
March 2019
Digital Crossroads has appointed a director for its new data center in Hammond that is still under construction.
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Colocation
Global Switch and partners launch new Singapore data centre
March 2019
A trio of companies has come together in a strategic partnership to launch a large-scale new data centre in Singapore.
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Startup
NZ entrepreneur launches app to make travel easier
March 2019
The web app streamlines flight and hotel bookings by keeping an organisation’s passenger details on the one platform.
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Smartphones
Ever lost a diploma? List emerges of things left in NZ Ubers
March 2019
​​​​​​​Uber New Zealand has released the findings from its 2019 Lost & Found Index, detailing all the things that Kiwis left behind in cars last year.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches its first data centres in Africa
March 2019
In launching the two new facilities, Microsoft becomes the first global provider to deliver cloud services from data centres on the continent.
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Cloud
Google discovers it’s not women that it’s underpaying - it’s men
March 2019
After conducting a pay equity analysis, the company uncovered some unexpected findings that resulted in $9.7m of pay rises for underpaid staff.
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Google
You can now wander down NZ’s longest river with Google
March 2019
The Google Street View Trekker has now mapped the length of New Zealand’s longest river - all 425 kilometres of it.
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Cartech
R.I.P car keys:  New Hyundai tech lets you use your phone
March 2019
The new tech enables you to use your phone to lock and unlock your car, start it, save your individual settings, and control it remotely in ride sharing.
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Hyperscale
CyrusOne nabs former Akamai and Microsoft executive
March 2019
The company's new recruit will oversee enterprise cloud customers and take charge of its hyperscale accounts.
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Colocation
MC Digital Realty announces new Tokyo data centre on the way
March 2019
MC DIgital Realty - a 50/50 joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty - has reached an agreement to acquire a five-acre land parcel in Tokyo.
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Colocation
Malaysia a ‘frontrunner’ to become data centre hub in ASEAN
March 2019
Data centre services provider the Aims Group believes Malaysia’s data centre industry is set to soar.
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Hybrid Cloud
Interview: Cloud evolution means on-prem data centre here to stay
March 2019
Cloudhelix's CTO discusses the future of data centres and cloud solutions and how regulations and demands will shape them.
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Amazon Web Services
Exclusive interview: Google’s escalation of the cloud wars
March 2019
Rackware's CEO believes Google is going to be doing more acquisitions and buying an enterprise salesforce to grow more aggressively.
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Smartphones
Oppo ‘zooms in’ on smartphone competition with new camera
March 2019
The Chinese smartphone giant has launched the world's phone with a 10x lossless zoom camera array.
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5G
More than 90% of operators fear energy bills from 5G and edge
March 2019
A new survey reveals there is optimism surrounding the services 5G will enable and the interplay with edge computing, but concerns remain around energy usage.
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Public Cloud
NTT SG interview: Is hybrid cloud a panacea or just hype?
February 2019
In this exclusive interview, NTT Singapore's Kiyoshi Matsumoto shares his thoughts on the issue of hybrid cloud and its potential future.
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Cloud
Huawei unveils new additions to its all-flash storage family
February 2019
According to the tech giant, enterprises around the world are scrambling to future-proof their infrastructure, resulting in a boom in all-flash storage.
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Data Centre Operators
Intel DCM GM divulges on the future of data centre management
February 2019
In this exclusive interview, Intel's Jeff Klaus shares insights on the data centre management industry and its capabilities for the future.
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Iron Mountain extends commitment to greenhouse gas reduction
February 2019
The company recently announced the formal approval from the Science Based Targets initiative of its 2025 greenhouse gas emissions goals.
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Amazon Web Services
Exclusive Q&A: Why has Google thrown down the $13b gauntlet?
February 2019
Unitas Global's Francesco Paola says the ongoing cloud war is good for everyone involved.