Microsoft to launch data center region in Indonesia
The region aims to bring Azure services and upskill an additional three million Indonesians.
Pure Storage upgrades its flagship software
Digital Realty moves global HQ to Dallas, Texas
Lenovo DCG backs modernisation of Netherlands supercomputer
Following explosion in demand, global data center market to grow 14% in 2021
CPG expands executive leadership team with data centre veteran
Unitas Global launches purpose-built SDN to deliver access from 'edge to everywhere'
F5 Networks completes Volterra acquisition
The US$500 million acquisition gives F5 Volterra's edge-as-a-service platform.
Big Data Exchange launches new workspace initiative across data centers
Big Data Exchange (BDx) is set to launch shared Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Workspaces across its data centers.
IBM hybrid cloud services now available on cloud, on premise or at the edge
"IBM Cloud Satellite brings a secured, unifying layer of cloud services for clients across environments, regardless of where their data resides."
Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in Q3 2021, with current Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos at that time.
StorageCraft to merge with data and ransomware protection provider, Arcserve
StorageCraft will be branded 'StorageCraft, an Arcserve Company'.
The State of Data Virtualisation: Enterprises see data virtualisation as strong alternative to data warehouse solutions
"The rapid growth of data virtualisation is exposing major cracks in the business foundation that supports the technology."
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
DE-CIX: 32 exabytes of data flowed through internet's veins in 2020
With as much as 32 exabytes of total traffic traversing networks - that’s the equivalent of a video call that lasts eight million years.
Cloud4C to deliver SAP services on Google Cloud's Anthos
Together with Cloud4C, Google Cloud will help to create a Centre of Excellence which aims to help businesses modernise mission-critical IT within Cloud4C’s SAP service portfolio.
Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
By ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.
Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
The initiative is called the Climate Neutral Data Centre pact and is entirely self-regulated by its signatories.
Google Cloud & Nokia to develop 5G & network solutions for CSPs
"Cloud-native network functions and automation will enable new agility and use-cases in the 5G era.”
University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
Juniper Networks and Turk Telekom Group work to develop Open RAN 5G ecosystem
Juniper Networks and Turk Telekom Group have completed their technology and commercial partnership, designed to support the development of the Open RAN 5G ecosystem.
Google Cloud launches suite of e-commerce search solutions for retailers
“Retailers are in dire need of agile operating models powered by cloud infrastructure and technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to meet today’s industry demands."
Increase in emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks
"Cloud native apps and services are more vital than ever before, and any risk in the infrastructure has critical implications."
Southern Cross Cable selects Pioneer Consulting for shipboard representation
Pioneer Consulting will supervise operations including cable loading, freighter transfer, laying, post-lay inspections and burial, shore-end landings, and project management.
Wistron & Kalray unveil data centre storage appliance
The NVMe-oF-based appliance is designed to increase data centre performance.
Google Anthos now available on Nutanix HCI
Nutanix and Google partnered to pair GKE with a ‘born in the cloud’ architecture that Anthos can work with across on-premise and cloud environments.
IBM partners with Portworx by Pure Storage to help enterprises manage hybrid cloud workloads
“With the pace of cloud adoption accelerating, companies are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud to allow them to innovate more efficiently, while maintaining high levels of security and control."
Juniper Networks and Türk Telekom establish Open RAN 5G partnership
“We have been working for a long time on cutting-edge RIC technologies that will play an active role in setting global 5G standards."
NEXTDC wins APAC Business Award
The company has been named 'Australia’s Most Reliable Data Centre Provider'.
Cushman & Wakefield ranks top 10 data center locations worldwide
“The 2020 pandemic accelerated the change in corporate IT strategy, as companies rapidly shifted to the cloud."
VMware chief to take the reins at Intel as new CEO
In a tweet, Gelsinger describes his time at VMware as ‘incredible, and life-changing’.
New 5G download speed record set on a commercial network
The record, 5Gbps for a single smartphone, was announced today by Telstra in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm.
Revenue from global sales of private 5G infrastructure to hit $5.7 billion in 2024
This figure represents a growth from $945 million in 2019, according to IDC’s inaugural forecast for such statistics, with a five-year CAGR of 43.4%.
Confidence in public cloud grows, but challenges persist
“As organisations continue to radically transform their infrastructures and rely more on the public cloud, they are uncovering new connectivity and security challenges."
Telco Systems upgrades edge compute capabilities for public cloud
Telco Systems CEO Ariel Efrati says that the telecommunications market is discovering the ‘beauty’ of public cloud.
OVHcloud, IBM, Atempo Group develop tape-based SaaS for data centres
The offering will be based on IBM’s 3592 enterprise tape technologies and leverage Atempo’s Miria platform, while OVHcloud will host and operate it through data centres in the French territory.
TeleGeography releases data center benchmark tool
“Network designers and managers need to take a lot of factors into consideration such as office proximity, cost and connectivity. This can be a very timely and costly process without the right tools.”
Southern Cross Cables & Ciena partner on NEXT submarine cable
The 13,494 kilometre-long NEXT submarine cable that traverses the Pacific Ocean, which will be completed in early 2022.
Microsoft launches industry clouds for nonprofit, manufacturing & financial sectors
Microsoft aims to empower people, recognise the power of partnership, and it remains committed to security, compliance, and trust.
Veritas recognised with Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for NetBackup
Veritas Technologies has been recognised for the second consecutive time as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers Choice in Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions.
Frost & Sullivan recognises Tencent Cloud's competitive strategy
“Although relatively new to the cloud market, Tencent Cloud has become one of the fastest-growing players to penetrate the global industry.”
Widespread gaps in basic network management proficiency - study
"It is important that the network just works all the time, so our report findings are concerning."
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.