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Cloud
DCI plans to build new cloud edge data centre in Canberra
August 2022
DCI is one of the first to commit to the Precinct which has a focus on defence, space, cybersecurity and high-tech manufacturing sectors.
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Cloud
Vertiv introduces line of redundant power transfer switches
June 2022
Vertiv has introduced Vertiv Geist Rack Transfer Switch (RTS), a new line of transfer switches that provides redundant power to single-corded devices.
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Cloud access security broker
Juniper expands SASE offering with data loss prevention capabilities
June 2022
Juniper has announced the expansion of its SASE offering with the addition of cloud access security broker (CASB) and data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities.
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Silver Peak
The path to an adaptive, modern network
May 2022
Managing and securing the network looks different than it did just two years ago—especially given that most of these networks are made up of multi-generations of infrastructure stitched together over time.
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Cloud
Fastly named 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice
May 2022
Fastly has announced it has been named a Customers' Choice in the 2022 Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer": Global CDN.
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Power / Energy
DigitalBridge makes $30 million equity investment in LEDC
May 2022
Leading Edge Data Centres (LEDC) has announced it has secured an AUD$30 million equity investment in its regional edge network from an affiliate of DigitalBridge Group, DigitalBridge.
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Sustainable IT
Power at the edge: the role of data centers in sustainability
May 2022
The Singaporean moratorium on new data center projects was recently lifted, with one of the conditions being an increased focus on power efficiency and sustainability.
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Sustainable IT
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - SoftIron CMO on Data Center Sustainability
May 2022
In a special Power/Energy feature week presentation, we are joined by SoftIron CMO Andrew Moloney.
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Distributed Denial of Service
WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
May 2022
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
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Cloud
Akamai announces new products across security, computing
May 2022
Akamai has announced a series of new products and updates to existing products across its security and compute product lines, including its entry into the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market.
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Point of Presence
Fastly’s new NZ POP affords businesses increased resilience
April 2022
Fastly has announced a new point of presence (POP) in Christchurch, offering New Zealand businesses increased resilience, higher network availability, and extended failover services.
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Customer experience
Dell Technologies expands edge innovations for retailers
April 2022
Dell Technologies has announced the expansion of its edge solutions to help retailers quickly generate more value and deliver enhanced customer experiences.
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IDC
Alibaba named Major Player in commercial CDN by IDC
April 2022
Alibaba has been named a Major Player in global commercial content delivery network services in the latest IDC MarketScape report.
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Hyperscale
Strong growth in public cloud spending to continue in 2022
April 2022
Accoding to Gartner, worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 20.4% in 2022 to total US$494.7 billion.
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Bots
Forrester names Akamai Leader in 2022 bot management report
April 2022
Akamai has announced that Forrester has named it a Leader in its 2022 Bot Management Wave report, acknowledging the company’s standout vision.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
AMD acquires Pensando for $1.9B, builds out services platform
April 2022
"With our acquisition of Pensando, we add a leading distributed services platform to our high-performance CPU, GPU, FPGA and adaptive SoC portfolio."
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Artificial Intelligence
International Space Station experiments with HPE’s edge and AI solutions
April 2022
Hewlett Packard Enterprise drives innovation at the extreme edge on the International Space Station, with 24 completed experiments.
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Cloud
Aruba ESP delivers cloud-native services for edge-to-cloud networks
April 2022
Aruba has announced significant advancements to Aruba Edge Services Platform enabling organisations to keep pace with rapidly changing business requirements. 
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Privileged Access Management
Fastly acquires Fanout for real-time edge app development
March 2022
Fastly has announced its acquisition of Fanout as part of its growth strategy to identify and utilise technologies and talent that increase performance, security and innovation for customers.
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Lenovo
Lenovo, Kyndryl partnership expands edge and cloud offerings
March 2022
Lenovo and Kyndryl have announced an expansion of their global partnership to develop and deliver stronger hybrid cloud solutions and edge computing implementations.
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Cloud Security
Zscaler improves SSE framework for added resiliency
March 2022
Zscaler has announced improvements to its security service edge (SSE) framework with the addition of three Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solutions.
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Memory
Space ready DDR4 memory with 4GB storage capacity
March 2022
Continuing the progression of Teledyne e2v Semiconductors, the company is now shipping flight models of its Space DDR4 memory solution.
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Blockchain
Accenture launches dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group
March 2022
Accenture has launched a dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group as physical and virtual realities converge.
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Artificial Intelligence
New AI-driven optimisation tech for deep neural networks
March 2022
ENOT, a developer of neural network tools, has released AI-driven optimisation technology for deep neural networks.