Juniper Networks rolls out network upgrade for Zenlayer
Juniper Networks China VP and GM Norman Lam says that in a cloud-first world, there is growing demand for fast and smooth global interconnectivity.
Lenovo launches two new ThinkSystem computing solutions
Microsoft joins MEF to support universal SD-WAN & SASE standards
Why effective data warehousing is critical in today’s data-driven economy
Open Compute Foundation certifies first China data center as OCP Ready
Fortinet announces latest network firewall appliance
New HCI solutions powered by AMD EPYC servers
Frost & Sullivan recognises Digital Realty's APAC innovation
Digital Realty has scooped the 2020 Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award for the Asia Pacific data center industry.
QNAP launches smart edge PoE switch for Wi-Fi 6
The QGD-1602P includes multiple 2.5GbE MultiGigabit ports, 10GbE fibre ports and up to 90 watts PoE power.
NetApp unveils serverless, storage solution for containers
Spot by NetApp comprises new capabilities that NetApp CEO George Kurian hopes to help businesses thrive in the new normal.
NVIDIA launches next-gen AI 'data center in a box'
NVIDIA states that the workgroup server is more than four times faster than the previous generation of DGX station.
Verizon launches international private 5G platform
Delivered in partnership with Nokia, the offering will enable businesses to deploy a private industrial grade dedicated 5G network capability within their premises.
OpenStack Foundation rebrands with new mission to support open source
The Open Infrastructure Foundation (OIF) will focus on supporting and advancing open source as requirements for compute, networking, and storage evolve.
Tabcorp advances operations with Teradata AWS solution
Teradata has worked closely with Tabcorp to successfully migrate Tabcorp's legacy Oracle on-premises data warehouse onto Vantage, creating a new Tabcorp Data Warehouse (TDW) in the cloud on AWS.
Pure expands as-a-service offerings with focus on transparency
It aims to provide the economic benefits of cloud, along with those of Evergreen architecture including non-disruptive expansions and maintenance.
Scale Computing delivers NVIDIA-powered HC3 appliances to market
Scale Computing points to the ‘long term reality’ of remote working and how organisations must put systems in place to support all remote users across the cloud.
CX firm Qualtrics to launch Singapore data center
Qualtrics aims to open a new data center in Singapore as the company continues its expansion efforts across Southeast Asia.
Pure Storage to offer validation for integrated partner solutions
Pure Validated Designs from Commvault and Vertica deliver blueprints for data protection and analytics on Pure architecture with more to come.
IDC’s 10 IT trends for 2021 and beyond
65% of global GDP will be digitalised by 2022, driving $6.8 trillion of IT spending from 2020 to 2023.
Cloudflare rolls out zero trust security for distributed workforces
"After decades of building legacy corporate networks, organisations are left with clunky systems designed to protect their now empty offices.”
'Freezing' winter could thwart data center construction plans, warns Aggreko
A freezing winter ahead could pose major setbacks for data center construction projects already delayed by COVID-19 this year.
Microsoft, Verizon join forces to accelerate delivery of 5G applications
“By bringing together Verizon’s 5G network and on-site 5G Edge platform with Microsoft’s expertise in cloud services, we will enable the development of the next generation technologies everyone has been envisioning.”
Raritan launches new data center products to market
Offerings include a new smart rack controller that acts as an environmental monitoring tool.
Dell Technologies drives innovation with latest solutions for HPC and AI
“Data is the fuel driving innovations that can transform human lives. A crucial step in the process is to derive meaningful insights from data."
Google Cloud launches new Data Migration Service
"With Database Migration Service, we’re delivering a simplified and highly compatible product experience so that, no matter where our customers are starting from, they have an easy, and secure way to migrate their databases to Cloud SQL.”
Global Switch extends leadership team with two new appointments
Global Switch has added more expertise and experience to the company’s senior management team with two new appointments, and states that this will support the company’s growth strategy and global expansion.
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
The company has hired a team to build cloud capabilities that meet the unique needs of space.
AWS launches new EC2 instance powered by NVIDIA GPUs
The EC2 P4d, designed for machine learning and high-performance computing environment, features eight A100 GPUs and 400 Gbps of network bandwidth.
QNAP launches network virtualisation premise equipment
Supports network function virtualisation (NFV), QuWAN SD-WAN and the AMIZ Cloud VM Orchestrator platform.
F5 unveils new solutions for cloud-native 5G infrastructure
The solutions feature scalable performance, visibility, and security advancements that enable service providers to deliver new 5G-based services to consumers and enterprises.
Oracle empowers cloud database users with latest release
Oracle has released the new generation of Oracle Exadata Cloud Service, now based on the Exadata X8M platform. The new offering is available this month on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Interview: Why Acronis is building 111 micro data centres almost everywhere
We spoke to Acronis co-founder and technology president Stas Protassov to discuss these announcements.
Colt Data Centre Services opens Inzai 3 facility in Japan
The 27-megawatt Inzai 3 data center is housed on a campus that includes two other hyperscale facilities.
Data center firm EdgeConneX sold to EQT Infrastructure
EQT Infrastructure will continue to operate EdgeConneX with plans to pursue ‘aggressive’ growth in existing and new markets worldwide.
Microsoft establishes data center region in Taiwan
Microsoft’s ‘Reimagine Taiwan’ initiative will be bolstered by the company’s plans to create a new data center region in the country.
IBM partners with AMD to collaborate on AI, HPC, and Confidential Computing
IBM and AMD have announced a new multi-year joint development agreement in a bid to enhance and extend the security and artificial intelligence offerings of both companies.
Teraco breaks ground on South African data centre
The JB4 data centre, located in Ekurhuleni, will take just over a year to build as a standalone data centre, with completion slated for Q1 2022.
FreedomFi launches 5G gateway based on open source software
The x86 network appliance enables users to build a private LTE or 5G network, through the use of small cell radios and open source software.
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.”
HPE awarded $160 million contract to build supercomputer in Finland
The supercomputer, which is referred to as ‘LUMI’ by EuroHPC JU, will help European researchers and private and public organisations significantly advance R&D and drive innovation in areas such as healthcare, weather forecasting, and AI-enabled products.
SpaceDC launches first Indonesia data center
“It made sense for us to open our first facility in this market," says SpaceDC CEO.
Global cloud market grows 33% in Q3 2020 to $36.5 billion
A new surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe will continue this trend as social distancing measures are put back in place, meaning cloud will remain vital for sustaining business operations, remote working and learning, as well as customer engagement.
Acronis expands global data centre network, including new facilities in NZ
The expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organisations around the world.
Dell updates data protection/management solutions
PowerProtect DP series is an integrated data protection appliance, offering a range of capabilities to protect and manage data.
Zenlayer enhances edge capabilities across EdgeConneX data center network
The network will offer Zenlayer services such as on-demand bare metal cloud, direct connections to major public clouds and data centers, as well as managed hosting capabilities.