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Lenovo looks to enable next generation of business with purpose-built servers
“Our new ThinkSystem servers are designed to enhance mission-critical applications like SAP HANA and accelerate next-generation workloads like AI, analytics and machine learning."
LMS365 deploys new UK & Germany data centres
LMS365 will leverage the new data centres, running Microsoft Azure, to provide a learning platform that supports the data and compliance requirements within these local regions.
Data Centre Cooling
How variable frequency drives and motors create energy-efficient cooling for data centres
Investing in variable frequency drives (VFDs) and energy efficient motors in cooling systems can make a massive contribution to keeping energy consumption under control.
OVHcloud US releases new line of virtual private servers
“Our latest VPS solution is extremely easy to set-up and manage empowering users to fully-leverage the flexibility that accompanies virtualisation."
Edge computing brings lucrative opps to network operators and telcos
Network operators will play a pivotal role in enabling new revenue streams from edge computing, according to new research from Vertiv and Omdia, formerly Ovum.
Industrial IoT will aid in advancement of 5G, analysts find
Frost & Sullivan finds that the integration of 5G in industrial internet of things (IIoT) systems will help the technology evolve to reach high speed, low latency, and large volume data transfer.
Schneider Electric and EcoDataCenter partner to produce a climate-positive data centre
Schneider Electric and EcoDataCenter have teamed up with the shared goal of advancing sustainability and eco-friendly practices in the data centre world.
Organisations increasingly concerned about data centre sustainability
A Nordic company focused on improving the innovation, security and sustainability of data centres has released a guide to help businesses in improving their sustainability profile.
EcoDataCenter deploys liquid cooling tech by Iceotope
EcoDataCenter’s Sweden colocation facility will lead the way in offering chassis-level immersion cooling technology for customer’s hosted IT loads.
Lenovo DCG expands ThinkSystem server line
The new ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket server platforms are designed with more CPU cores, and a larger memory footprint, as well as I/O connectivity for performance workloads.
NVIDIA buys Cumulus Networks in push to grow software-defined data centres
NVIDIA is looking to optimise the networking system, from the chip right through to software and analytics.
Data Centre Cooling
Aggreko warns DC operators to prepare for the summer heatwave
Data centre operators must not overlook the importance of protecting data centre equipment and preventing downtime in the most critical periods.
London Internet Exchange awards Epsilon platinum partner status
Connectivity and communications service provider Epsilon has officially been crowned a Platinum Partner under the London Internet Exchange (LINX) ConneXions Partner Programme.
Nutanix HCI recognised in Gartner Customers' Choice accolade
“At a time when many organisations are struggling with the day-to-day realities of running a business remotely, we are continuing to focus on our customers by delivering an IT infrastructure that is invisible and automated."
RtBrick launches BNG software for disaggregated networks
RtBrick, a provider of carrier routing software, has made its new broadband network gateway (BNG) software generally available this month.
Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Equinix restricts access to Europe data centres to prevent COVID-19 spread
Equinix has restricted access to most of its data centres across Europe in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, with the company’s UK data centres due to follow suit on March 31.
Data traffic soars as world turns to internet for work & play
Video conferencing traffic and the overall amount of data traffic crisscrossing the world rises steadily while the world seeks to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic.
DE-CIX breaks another data throughput record at Frankfurt exchange
DE-CIX successfully delivered more than 9 terabits per second (TB/s) through a Frankfurt internet exchange. According to the company, it has now broken a new ‘sound barrier’.
ICT spending in UAE to reach US$23bn by 2024
The UAE continues to be among the most attractive ICT markets in the Middle East.
Data Centre Cooling
DigiPlex backs Nordic region as next data centre mecca
The European data centre market is ‘overheated’ and under more pressure than ever, which is why more providers are considering the Nordic region as a place to set up shop.
Digital transformation halted by lack of skills, money and partner support
Despite a desire to engage in digital transformation, Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) and BT research finds that lack of skills and resources, as well as support from partners, is slowing down these plans.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mellanox to acquire security firm Titan IC Systems
Titan IC Systems develops network intelligence technology that supports search and big data analytics across data centers worldwide.
Data center maintenance
ProLabs announces suite to bolster 400G migration
The move comes as the digital transformation towards 400G is becoming more necessary given its ability to revolutionise industry operations.
ITU encourages ICT sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The ICT industry should work towards reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by 45% in the next 10 years, in order to comply with the Paris Agreement.