Data center construction market fuelled by boom in IoT, VR and cloudThe market will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.04% between 2018 and 2023, predicts the latest Market Research Future report.
Smarter cities through cross-border and G2G collaborations
"As countries race ahead in their bid to accelerate smart city development through industrialisation, the environment and ultimately humanity is paying the price for this phenomenon."
SingleRAN Pro: Combining simplicity and openness for a 5G future
Huawei's SingleRAN Pro solution supposedly offers an open, simplified networking concept to help operators roll out commercial 5G networks.
Gartner recognizes Huawei's data center networking expertise
The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice analyzes more than 200,000 reviews across more than 300 markets posted to Gartner Peer Insights.
How Huawei aims to enhance IP networks
'We believe that the intelligent IP networks built with the four-engine series products can continuously empower users with business intelligence."
Earth Day 2019: How tech firms can support our planet's wellbeing
Six industry experts explain how they - and other tech organisations - can positively contribute to the wellbeing of our earth.
CyrusOne signs up three new senior execs for Europe
CyrusOne has appointed three new senior hires in its growing Europe-based team, including a new area vice president, engineering solutions director, and business development manager.
Dell EMC’s six server market trends
As the evolution of cloud-based computing continues, it is important to know what’s ahead to stay ahead of the market.
Park Place Technologies hires new EMEA managing director
Post-warranty data centre maintenance company Park Place Technologies has recruited Sean Sears as its new managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Huawei FusionServer Pro built for 'intelligent transformation'
The next generation X86 servers draw on an intelligent acceleration engine, an intelligent management ending, and intelligent data center solutions for ‘diverse’ scenarios as transformation shifts from digital to intelligent.
HFW deploys digital edge strategy on Equinix
Equinix announced that global law firm HFW has collaborated with Equinix to build out its digital edge in key markets including Dubai, London, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Paris.
DE-CIX and Datacenter One sign service deal for Germany
Datacenter One’s LEV1 data centre in Leverkusen is the first to be connected to DE-CIX, with further DE-CIX sites to be created in the next few years as part of the agreement.
Teradata expands as-a-service offerings for Advantage platform
Data intelligence company Teradata has announced three new cloud and on-premise solutions that are now integrated into its Teradata Vantage platform.
DigiPlex opens up Nordic data centers to international customers
"The Nordics are Europe's premier market: a firm deploying 100 megawatts over 20 years could save approximately $2 billion by placing their data center in Sweden or Norway versus the U.K."
Vertiv unveils new solution to drastically curb DC energy costs
The company asserts implementing the new UPS solution could save over US$230,000 in energy costs over five years.
Public cloud set to be a US$214b market by year’s end
New Gartner research shows the public cloud market to be aggressively expanding both now and in the foreseeable future.
Data centre titans blazing green energy trail – AWS under fire
Data from Cloudscene has revealed tech giants like Google and Apple are setting a precedent in renewable energy, but AWS has come under fire.
QNAP to leverage 2nd Gen Intel Xeon processors for data-centric workflows
The new processors are supposedly designed to support an expanding range of existing and emerging data centre and network workloads.
No ETL? No worries, with SQL Server 2019's new data virtualisation
Unlike a typical data lake, there is no need to move data from where it lives when using data virtualisation, and this is a huge advantage over traditional ETL.
Identity assurance - a refreshed approach to authentication
Today’s organisations should refresh their approach to authentication from a one-time event to continuous monitoring of users and what they are accessing. In broad terms, this is called identity assurance.Download
Park Place acquires MCSA Group to extend UK footprint
Park Place will take over all of the UK-based business-critical IT services and solution provider’s business across six offices in the UK, including one in Scotland.
Dell EMC tops the data centre hardware & software market
Spending in the market is on the rise with the usual suspects like Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, Huawei, and Cisco at the top.
Interview: Sotic talks cloud migration and the process of getting it right
Sotic's founder Leo Mindel discusses the challenges his company encountered when migrating to the cloud, and the benefits they're reaping now.
Whitepaper: How to manage mobile risk in a perimeter-less work environment
Enabling mobility and the ability to access data seamlessly is a great development for enterprise productivity, but it causes a serious challenge to security teams.Download
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.Download
EkkoSense nabs Vertiv vet as new key account manager
“It’s great that senior data centre sector sales leaders such as Adrian are recognising EkkoSense’s distinctive value."
Opinion: The growing importance of sustainability in data centres
Aruba's Alessandro Bruschini discusses why to carry on growing, the data centre industry will have to turn to green methods of energy consumption and production.
Opinion: 4 reasons cloud and colocation providers are going renewable
Schneider Electric's John Powers shares the massive impact renewable energy is having on the data center industry.
Schneider and Cisco partner for new micro data centre options
The tech heavyweights have announced a partnership in an effort to tap into a burgeoning market specialising in lightweight solutions.
ON Semiconductor acquiring Quantenna with $1b cash bid
In a major business manoeuvre, ON Semiconductor has announced the acquisition of Quantenna Communications.
Microsoft: The sky's the limit for your data with Cosmos DB
A modern Internet age with globally-distributed applications that must be fault-tolerant and scalable demands a high-concurrency, low-latency database model.
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.Download
What IT Managers Really Want: A Better Data center UI
Enterprise applications have often stuck to the traditional “Microsoft Outlook” grid-style administration interfaces for IT automation interfaces.Download
HPE & Nutanix join forces to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
The two tech giants have partnered to offer a fully integrated solution that capitalises on the hybrid IT market.
Equinix releases Azure Stack-as-a-Service in APAC
The hybrid cloud solution offers pre-configured, Microsoft validated systems, pre-installed into Equinix IBX data centres.
World Backup Day – expert panel provides insights
Sunday the 31st of March marks an occasion of increasing importance as businesses become increasingly fuelled by data – World Backup Day.
Schneider Electric appoints new country president for Ireland
Schneider Electric has promoted a VP within its own ranks to relocate to Ireland and take the reins.
Opinion: 6 steps for setting up a server room for your business
Schneider Electric's Kavita Manral discusses the modern server room and advice for setting up one for a business.
Huawei unveils new hardware to ‘smarten up data centres’
Huawei has taken the covers off a new addition to its portfolio of servers that it says has been designed for the AI era.
HCI’s surging growth props up global converged systems market
New research from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has found the global converged system market to be in good stead because of one category.
Security and mobility in a mobile-first world
Explore security, productivity, mobility, and what solutions are available to you. Here's how to move your organisation towards the mobile-first world, securely.Download
Okta announces security layer for on-prem apps
For many organisations, the present and the future will be hybrid, with mission-critical applications residing both on-premises and across multi-cloud environments.
Okta brings centralised identity security to servers
“Server access has traditionally relied on shared credentials that may never change, and that creates significant vulnerabilities for large or growing organisations.”
Traditional IT infrastructure spending surpasses cloud – for now
While the unprecedented growth of the infrastructure systems market last year was shared by both non-cloud and cloud segments, IDC says there is change in the air.
DNS attackers love legacy systems - but how much damage can they inflict?
DNS infrastructure is vulnerable in terms of its security, availability, and integrity. An attacker just has to exploit the Domain Name System (DNS) on legacy systems and they get free reign.Download
Are hard disk drives damaged by smoke recoverable?
The old saying ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is certainly an apt proverb in IT circles - ESET shares some advice for recovering smoke-damaged HDDs.
Experts and execs comment on Facebook data leak
“Tech companies are the custodians of user credentials and other personally identifiable information, a valuable resource in today's world.”
Survey shows organisations in the dark about shadow mining threat
To be successful and remain undetected, shadow mining depends on deliberately configuring security systems to function incorrectly.
Huawei’s AI fabric eclipses other data centre offerings
In an independent test run by The Tolly Group, Huawei’s data centre switch networking solutions outshone other vendors like Mellanox and Cisco.
World Backup Day – a great reason for a tech spring-clean
Five spokespeople from renowned industry vendors share their thoughts on why backing up your data is absolutely crucial – with some extra golden advice.
Whitepaper: The Mobile Risk Matrix - how exposed are you?
The proliferation of cloud services has increased the attack surface to include applications, devices, networks, and external web and content delivery methods.Download
Insider threats & breach reports: Why security needs more investment
Insider threats (those that come from within your organisation) are a serious concern - here's why.Download
Backup: Private cloud to the rescue when public cloud fails
Synology's Simon Hwang highlights the unforeseen risk of storing data on public cloud putting businesses in a difficult situation.
46% of financial organisations operating traditional data centres
Much has been said of its future prominence, but in no other industry is hybrid IT more prevalent now than in the financial services industry.
You’re invited: Unlock your business’ potential at the Cloud Migration Summit
Whether you are fully cloud-native, in a hybrid cloud environment or just taking the first steps, the event will debunk migration myths and help IT strategists.Read More
AlgoSec launches security and compliance management for multicloud
CloudFlow’s centralised management gives organisations visibility, risk and compliance analysis, and automated detection of misconfigurations.
Network security providers dominate cybersecurity - Canalys
Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, all with a strong focus on network security products, outperformed the market, recording strong double-digit growth.
Hyperscale data centre proliferation boosting colocation market
New data from Synergy shows that if it wasn’t for hyperscalers flexing their muscles, the colocation market would remain relatively flat.
How Dell EMC aims to advance its server portfolio
Dell EMC announced several advancements to Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.
VMware advances hybrid cloud operations and automation
VMware announced advancements across its integrated VMware vRealize cloud management platform.