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Interview: Hyland takes the hybrid work model to heart
"We removed the concept of an office and brought in a concept of community.”
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.
NEXTDC wins APAC Business Award
The company has been named 'Australia’s Most Reliable Data Centre Provider'.
CBRE & Virtual Power Systems boost power intelligence in data centers
"Through their Software-Defined Power technology, we will enhance system optimization in ways previously unavailable."
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.
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.
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.”
ExtraHop opens data centre facilities in Sydney
The company opened the Australian data centre facilities so that it could host its security offering locally.
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.”
Using AI to boost data centre uptime and lower TCO
How integrating intel memory failure prediction with AMI firmware further reduces memory failures in the data center.
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."
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.
Akar Inti Teknologi ensures Indonesian FSIs advance cryptographic capabilities
A new partnership between two premier service providers will make securing data easier across the region.
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.
Architecting a robust customer identity and access management solution
The customer experience can make or break any organisation -
Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in Q3 2021, with current Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos at that time.
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.
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%.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
F5 Networks completes Volterra acquisition
The US$500 million acquisition gives F5 Volterra's edge-as-a-service platform.
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.
Wistron & Kalray unveil data centre storage appliance
The NVMe-oF-based appliance is designed to increase data centre performance.
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.
Asian cloud providers maintain strong reputation in the region
"With digitalisation so strong a trend, especially on the back of the pandemic, we believe there will be many new opportunities to build on the strong perception of the region’s cloud capabilities.”
TeleGeography releases data center benchmark tool
“Network designers and managers need to take a lot of factors into consideration such as office proximity, cost and connectivity. This can be a very timely and costly process without the right tools.”
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."
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.