Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
“CIOs are striving to adapt to changing conditions to compose the future business - this requires the organisational plasticity to form and reform dynamically. Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2021 enable that plasticity.”
DH2i launches SDP solution to enable zero trust IoT connectivity
Huawei accelerates digital transformation in APAC with ICT talent ecosystem
HPE, Schneider Electric & StorMagic launch 'Edge in a Box' micro data centre
Alibaba Cloud launches new cloud database solutions following market growth
Ericsson bolsters 5G portfolio with $1.1b Cradlepoint buyout
neutrality.one selects datamena for EMEA & Asia PoP
Trend Micro receives AWS Outposts Ready designation
rend Micro solutions are now fully and demonstrably capable of integrating with Outposts deployments.
Schneider Electric expands EcoStruxure IT capabilities
Schneider Electric has enhanced its EcoStruxure management platform with the addition of AI-supported UPS battery health assessment and a wealth of other features.
HPE completes Silver Peak buyout & strengthens edge-to-cloud portfolio
Silver Peak will now begin a new life under HPE’s Aruba business.
NVIDIA pioneers BlueField-2 DPU - a data center on a chip
Unveiled at GTC 2020, the company revealed details about its new data processing units (DPUs) that support NVIDIA’s data center infrastructure on a chip software called DOCA.
HPE, Dell tops worldwide server market - IDC
"Investments in Asia/Pacific were also particularly strong, growing 31% year over year."
DoiT announces Google Cloud agreement to the value of $1.5bn
Under this agreement, DoiT will deliver cloud services, including the Anthos app modernisation platform, to its global customer base through its Cloud Management Platform, including cost optimisation, and governance.
NVIDIA backs the future of hardware-based zero trust security
Check Point’s Infinity NEXT architecture will support NVIDIA DPUs by providing zero trust security.
Rubrik extends AWS partnership with Outposts Ready designation
“Supporting AWS Outposts is a natural fit for Rubrik, as our customers innovate more with AWS. Our SI partners also play an essential role as we work together to help our customers succeed.”
APAC taking conservative approach to 5G technologies - report
"For the industry ecosystem to develop, it is necessary to discuss how to bring 5G to the next level."
Intel rolls out additions and enhancements to 5G network infrastructure offerings
“When you consider the collective impact of the proliferation of fully virtualised cloud architectures combined with the commercialisation of 5G, the rise of AI and the growth of the edge, it truly has a multiplier effect that makes each more impactful than it would be on its own."
Supermicro doubles GPU capabilities
Expands its portfolio, bringing highest density 4U server with NVIDIA HGX A100s 8-GPU and 8U SuperBlade supporting 20 A100 PCI-E GPUs.
Seagate rolls out 18TB helium-based Exos-X18 enterprise drives
Seagate is now shipping the 18 terabyte (TB) helium-based enterprise drive, which is a new additions to Seagate’s Exos-X18 family.
Microsoft's underwater data center comes up for air
The data center housed 864 servers and cooling system infrastructure in a watertight steel tube that was approximately the size of a shipping container.
QNAP embeds AMD chip into new rackmount NAS
TS-x73AU Rackmount NAS series includes AMD Ryzen embedded processors and 2.5GbE ports for virtualisation, hybrid-cloud Apps and 10GbE expandability.
NetApp announces Elastigroup for Azure Spot VMs
NetApp has announced Elastigroup for Microsoft Azure Spot Virtual Machines (VMs) is now available, aiding in businesses wanting to improve automation of computing infrastructure.
Megaport extends Oracle Cloud interconnect services
Megaport now operates 17 FastConnect onramps, including recent additions in Melbourne, Osaka, San Jose, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, and Zurich.
STACK Infrastructure links up to Wave Data Center Ring II
The partnership will bring connections to new long haul fiber routes, cloud on-ramps, and several submarine cables that connect to Asia, Australia, and the Pacific.
Aruba dreams big with two more data centres planned
ruba’s global data centre network is undergoing an expansion that will add two more facilities and upgrades to the company’s hydroelectric and photovoltaic plants in Italy.
Alkira raises $54m to expand cloud networking IaaS exchanges
The Alkira team of Amir and Atif Khan have a strong track record and approach to network cloud that could be ‘more disruptive than SD-WAN’.
Pure Storage acquires Portworx for $370m, extends Kubernetes services and support
Pure Storage has signed an agreement to acquire Portworx for approximately $370 million in cash, with the aim of extending Kubernetes and containers solutions and support. This deal represents Pure Storage’s largest acquisition to date.
Dell announces range of VMware integration upgrades
New HCI, cloud, storage and data protection integration with latest VMware releases for edge locations, data centres and hybrid clouds.
Veeam named Nutanix Go-To-Market Partner of the Year
Veeam collaborated with Nutanix to deliver availability for applications and data running on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) with Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV.
NVIDIA & VMware on a mission to bring AI to 'every enterprise'
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger declares that the partnership is a ‘true democratisation’ of powerful technologies.
NordVPN upgrades infrastructure with launch of colocated servers
"The greatest advantage of having colocated servers is their complete ownership, which guarantees access only by our authorised people."
Red Hat, Samsung partner up to deliver 5G network solutions
"It is important for telecommunications service providers to adopt a consistent horizontal cloud-native platform hardened for their environments."
Pure Storage releases hybrid cloud enhancements across VMware portfolio
“By providing automated data services to applications in virtual machines and containers, Pure helps customers gain a modern data experience with their VMware hybrid clouds.”
Gigamon and Nokia deliver 5G network visibility solution
The purpose-built joint 5G solution delivers real-time analytics to enhance the customer experience and maximise investment impact.
Firms seek benefits of hybrid cloud, but rollouts pose problems
Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT model, although many organisations are struggling to adopt it.
IaaS revenue to reach $39 billion across APAC
Increased government spending to modernise the existing IT infrastructure and agrowing shift towards server virtualisation are the major factors likely to boost the growth of the IaaS market in the region.
Microsoft to launch cloud service for healthcare firms
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, launching on 30 October, includes managed services such as Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform, and partner solutions to support healthcare firms.
Lenovo DCG releases agility-focused HCI and cloud solutions
Lenovo is addressing the rise of remote work by delivering an open platform of HCI solutions in partnership with Nutanix, Microsoft and VMWare.
Cohesity and AWS collab on data management-aaS
Amazon has made an equity investment in Cohesity and together the companies are releasing a new DMaaS offering on AWS.
APAC region is creating its own 'data gravity' - Digital Realty
The Asia Pacific region generates so much data that it can generate its own ‘data gravity’ effect, attracting so much data that moving it becomes an almost impossible task.
Nokia to migrate all on-prem IT infrastructure to Google Cloud
Nokia’s infrastructure and applications will operate in the public cloud or in a software-as-a-service model from now, and the company expects the extensive migration to take between 18 and 24 months to complete.
QNAP new rackmount NAS designed for hybrid cloud
The quad-core TS-x32PXU series rackmount NAS includes dual 10GbE SFP+ and dual 2.5GbE for hybrid cloud environments.
Cohesity announces integrated, automated disaster recovery
The new solution is integrated with the company’s existing backup and continuous data protection capabilities.