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Virtualisation
Ingram Micro brings virtualisation intelligence to NZ
July 2020
Runecast Analyzer has been added to Ingram’s books, providing analytics and automated security compliance analysis for VMware and Amazon Web Services.
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
What happens when you run Linux on a toaster?
May 2020
Just because you can build a toaster that runs Linux, it doesn’t mean you should.  So why are you using commodity hardware in your data centre that was built to do something else entirely?
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Cloud
NVIDIA buys Cumulus Networks in push to grow software-defined data centres
May 2020
NVIDIA is looking to optimise the networking system, from the chip right through to software and analytics. 
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Amazon Web Services
AsiaPac to partner in VMware Cloud on AWS launch in Singapore
April 2019
VMware has revealed AsiaPac Distribution to be its launch partner for VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Singapore.
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Converged Infrastructure
Lenovo and its partners making HCI easy for data centres
February 2019
Lenovo's new HCI solution provides the benefits of traditional converged systems with the addition of a software-defined scale-out architecture.
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Microsoft
VMware nabs Microsoft director to manage Malaysia operations
August 2018
VMware has reaffirmed its commitment to Malaysia with a new appointment to lead operations within the country.
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Amazon Web Services
Rackspace to deliver fanatical support for VMware Cloud on AWS
August 2017
Rackspace announced that it intends to offer Fanatical Support for VMware Cloud on AWS through VMware’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) program early n
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Cloud
Carbon Black joins forces with VMware to ramp up data center security
August 2017
“With Carbon Black’s Collective Defense Cloud, mutual customers now have a unified security stack for the software-defined data center.”
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Hybrid Cloud
Rackspace adopts VMware’s cloud foundation
August 2017
The project is designed to deliver a Software Defined Data Centre with enhanced lifecycle management capabilities.
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IT infrastructure
Sunbird’s new release to drive faster and more secure data centre management
August 2017
The release is designed to provide data centre managers with enhanced tools that enable easy and agile responses to their most common challenges.
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Cloud
VMware updates vRealize cloud management offerings for software defined data centers
June 2017
VMware aims to improve software-defined data center operations and accelerate application and infrastructure service delivery across hybrid clouds.
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Software-defined data centre
ePLDT moves onwards and upwards with SDN technology
March 2017
ePLDT has now deployed Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology in its data center network.
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Software-defined data centre
Software defined data center market set for big growth on global scale
March 2017
That’s according to a report from Technavio titled ‘Global Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) Market’.
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Software
APAC software-defined market to grow faster than anywhere else
January 2017
A study from Research and Markets put forward a global forecast for the software-defined anything market to 2022.
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Cloud
Pi Datacenters & Suse team to bring cloud SDDC services to India
November 2016
"SUSE and Pi Datacenters will leverage each other's strength in delivering next-generation data center and Cloud services to enterprises in India."
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VMware
Telin Singapore hails Asia Pacific's first software-defined data center
September 2016
"We are very pleased to be supporting the world's first software-defined data center based on a VMware Validated Design with Telin Singapore."
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Cloud
Dell survey showcases decision makers' data center preferences
August 2016
Dell's State of IT Trends 2016 report paints a clear picture for data center operators as IT leaders realize the power of the data center.
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Virtualisation
Software-defined data centre technology taking the world by storm
May 2016
"The research shows 93% of high-ranking executives believe the benefits of migration to virtualisation and the cloud are undeniable and quantifiable."
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Storage
Software defined everything: The way of the future
February 2016
"This growing need for network simplification in organisations will drive the global SDx market over the next four years."
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Gartner
Why the software defined data centre may not be right for you
September 2015
​Gartner is urging IT managers to get ready for the software defined data centre, but cautions that it isn’t the right option for everyone now.
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Data Centre Operators
The software defined data centre may not be right for your customer
September 2015
Gartner says the future of data centres lies in software defined data centre, but is cautioning that it isn’t the right option for everyone now.