FSIs use private cloud as 'stepping stone' towards ideal hybrid cloud
50% of financial services organisations (FSI) respondents say they have boosted their investment in hybrid cloud as a direct result of the pandemic.
Infradata deploys BroadForward Signaling Transfer Point at BICS
Data center construction costs rise in 2020 - litigation ahead, suggests report
Stratus Technologies updates ztC edge platform
Aruba unveils new solutions to streamline IT deployment
Nutanix takes out winning spot in Gartner's HCI Magic Quadrant
Equinix accelerates new data centre development with US$144m investment
Vertiv identified as global leader for data centre cooling
The Omdia paper, Data Centre Thermal Management Report 2020, published in late 2020 and based on 2018 and 2019 data, states that Vertiv has a 23.5% share of the global data centre cooling market.
NordVPN caters to growing demand with server upgrade
NordVPN has announced it is upgrading its network to 10Gbps servers, with the intention of bringing NordVPN users better performance and maximum speed.
Telcos plagued by DNS attacks, but budgets should focus elsewhere
“What is most attacked, or hardest to defend, is not always the same."
Research: Pandemic no match for resilient internet infrastructure
Despite fears that the increase in traffic could overwhelm the global internet infrastructure, new research shows it has been absolutely consistent.
Nutanix extends storage services to its hybrid cloud platform
New features include cloud tiering for objects storage, hybrid cloud file storage, and simplified disaster recovery, all of which build on the recent launch of Nutanix Clusters.
Lenovo launches new data management solutions
The new solutions are designed to enable businesses to harness data more securely and efficiently, from edge to core to cloud, with a single set of tools and capabilities.
Fortinet buys SaaS firm Panopta
“With the convergence of security and networking through a security-driven network approach organisations can get the connectivity and performance that is crucial to protect today’s hyper-connected businesses.”
JetStream launches disaster recovery software, with support for Azure
JetStream will integrate its offerings with Microsoft to deliver new DR capabilities for Microsoft Azure VMware Solution, employing JetStream DR software along with Azure Blob Storage.
Siemon continues family tradition with newest CEO and president
The Siemon Company, a global network infrastructure specialist, has announced Henry Siemon is the company’s new president and CEO, effective 1 January 2021.
Gartner: Six infrastructure and ops trends for 2021
Plus, recommendations for infrastructure and operations leaders to respond to these trends and achieve optimal results in a post-pandemic environment.
Twitter chooses AWS to provide its global cloud infrastructure
Under a two-year deal signed by the two companies, Twitter will leverage AWS’s infrastructure for the first time to deliver millions of tweets a day, in an effort to scale their service in 2021.
Japan-based NTT opens UK data centre
The company, which has invested £500 million into developing data centres over the next several years, states that it sees potential in the UK market.
Google Anthos makes the move to bare metal cloud
“Now, with the option of running Anthos on bare metal, there are even more ways to enjoy the benefits of this modern cloud application stack.”
Alibaba Cloud extends hybrid cloud offerings, aids with digital transformation
The company’s revamped hybrid cloud strategy focuses on bringing compatibility, security, compliance, scalability and reliability with its newly upgraded product offerings and its Hybrid Cloud Partner Program.
Data center power market set to reach US$15 billion by 2026
The Global Market Insights report finds that the widespread adoption of IoT and cloud computing technologies among enterprises is propelling the market growth.
Pure Storage named Leader in Gartner MQ for Primary Storage Arrays
“This is an honour achieved by our great team, loyal customers, and partners.”
AWS SageMaker gets nine new capabilities
The updates to the machine learning platform aim to meet the needs of existing ML developers and reduce barrier-to-entry for new users.
Equinix announces fifth Singapore data center
The US$144 million data center is a purpose-built facility that will increase cloud connectivity for enterprises.
Hitachi Vantara makes play at midsized market with latest offerings
Hitachi Vantara has announced the expansion of its E Series line of high performance NVMe all-flash arrays, additions to the HNAS family of NAS solutions, and introduced the Hitachi Virtual Storage as a Service aimed at midsized enterprises.
Alibaba Cloud Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management
The company’s DBMS has seen a doubling in demand year-over-year as more businesses are adopting database technologies.
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.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Microsoft Cloud for Retail is designed specifically to help retailers turn data into insights through various Microsoft services.
Hyperscalers & colocation fuel data center power market growth
The data center power market could be worth up to US$15 billion by 2026, driven by a boom in the creation of hyperscale data centers.
Digital Realty expands Data Gravity Index to 53 global metros
The metros expected to experience the most dramatic increase in Data Gravity Intensity include Jakarta, Indonesia, Singapore, Rome, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Atlanta.
Veeam AWS backup v3 adds support for RDS
Veeam Backup for AWS v3 now delivers AWS-native backup and recovery of Amazon RDS databases.
Frost & Sullivan: 5G fixed wireless access poised to mimic 4G success
4G fixed wireless access (FWA) is now being delivered through 406 mobile operators in 164 countries around the world, but now is the time for 5G to mimic the same successes.
IDC: Public cloud IT infrastructure revenue growth remained strong in third quarter of 2020
Meanwhile, investments in traditional, non-cloud, IT infrastructure declined -8.3% year over year in 3Q20.
Ardmac appoints deputy MD for data centre division
Jason Casey, who is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, previously worked as associate director within Ardmac’s cleanroom business unit.
Teradata Vantage arrives on Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Teradata has announced an additional purchasing channel for Teradata Vantage on Azure - the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
Epsilon brings multi-cloud networking to enterprises with Aviatrix
"We are excited to partner with Aviatrix to deliver a cloud networking service beyond traditional connectivity. Epsilon Cloud Networking addresses the real challenges in enterprise networking within and across the clouds."
Nordic Semiconductor completes Imagination Technologies acquisition
Nordic Semiconductor has announced it has acquired the Imagination Technologies Ensigma Wi-Fi development team and associated Ensigma Wi-Fi IP tech assets from Imagination Technologies.
Oracle releases new version of converged database
Panduit joins ETIM International to standardise product management
Panduit states that its move to the ETIM data model is supported in data centers, enterprise, and industrial product groups.
Samsung and IBM announce massive collaboration
Together, the companies intend to explore new 5G, edge and hybrid cloud solutions to improve operational efficiency, safety, and flexibility for the enterprise.
Former VMware COO jumps ship to Nutanix as new CEO; VMware begins litigation
Former VMware COO Rajiv Ramaswami has been caught up in litigation from his former employer, which alleges that he breached contractual obligations after jumping ship to Nutanix as its new CEO.
Equinix unveils new network connectivity options across portfolio
The new connection capabilities are designed to augment the mass adoption of remote working within enterprises.