Specialist data centre news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
French cloud giant sets up shop in two APAC data centres
OVH Infrastructure has expanded its public cloud services in the Asia Pacific (APAC) market operating from two data centres within the region.
Data center colocation market to hit $90b in next five years
As data center services grow in popularity across enterprises large and small, the colocation market is seeing the benefits in market size.
Google doubles down on hybrid cloud strategy
CSP is a platform that aims to simplify building, running, and managing services both on-premise and in the cloud.
In ongoing cloud war, Google to acquire data migration specialist
Google is currently behind AWS and Microsoft in the cloud battle, and it would seem this play is an attempt to claw some ground back.
Interview: CyrusOne’s new Europe president on aggressive expansion
In this exclusive interview Tesh Durvasula shares how the company plans to have a Europe data centre portfolio providing nearly 250 MW by the year’s end.
Enterprise cloud deployments being exploited by cybercriminals
A new report has revealed a concerning number of enterprises still believe security is the responsibility of the cloud service provider.
Pure Storage expands enterprise data management solutions
It has integrated StorReduce technologies for a cloud-native back up platform, and expanded its data fabric solution for cloud-based applications.
HPE launches new real-time processing edge platform
The platform is said to help communication service providers (CSPs) to capitalize on data-intensive, low-latency services for media delivery, connected mobility, and smart cities.
‘Digital twins’ entering mainstream use sooner than expected
The term ‘digital twin’ may sound foreign to some, but Gartner says it is rapidly becoming established among modern organisations.
Infinera launches new ‘disruptive’ network architecture
The new end-to-end network architecture is said to enable instantly scalable, self-optimizing networks that adapt to the demands of specific users and applications.
Survey finds DC managers want more efficiency, not horsepower
More servers and more CPU power used to be the answer to boosting data centre performance, but it appears this is no longer the case.
DOCOMO ranked world's top mobile operator in 5G SEP applications
NTT DOCOMO has been ranked the world's leading mobile operator in terms of applications for candidate standard-essential patents.
Nlyte celebrates record year and new board chairman
The company recently announced a strong 2018 calendar year after adding more new customers than any other year in its 15-year history.
Etix Everywhere Borealis data centre goes 100% green
The company has been busy in the past months having signed several contracts with the major Icelandic power providers.
Mobile security: A case of risk versus reward?
Neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option.
Telco central offices are being transformed into the edge
Schneider Electric's Steven Carlini discusses how the old central offices are now ideal to enable the telco edge.
Whitepaper: How to secure your data in a remote world
Gartner predicts that 80% of worker tasks will take place on a mobile device by 2020.
How data silos can kill your business
"When data is siloed and hard to share it can have a devastating effect on the health of a business."
Park Place jumps aboard girls in STEM initiative
It’s no secret that the IT industry and data centre circles are short of female representation, and this trio hopes to help overcome that issue.
After more than two decades, Commvault appoints new CEO
Commvault today announced a new CEO to take over the reins from retiring president and CEO Bob Hammer.
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IBM opens up Watson to run on anything, anywhere
Big Blue has made Watson portable across any cloud with the goal to empower businesses to prevent vendor lock-in and start deploying AI wherever their data resides.
The ultimate playbook for DNS infrastructure
Advanced DNS solutions can bring legacy systems into the modern age and protect against these potentially crippling DNS attacks.
How Red Hat aims to update infrastructure control and automation
The latest version of Red Hat CloudForms aims to help enable unified and consistent management across on-premises and virtual resources.
Interview: Emerging trends for a sustainable data centre industry
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood discusses the various technologies emerging both now and in the future to boost energy efficiency among data centres.
Kao Data secures financial injection to expand operations
London wholesale colocation data centre services provider Kao Data has sealed a deal with a significant investment partner.
IBM wins multi-million dollar cloud deal
The ‘Big Blue’ has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with Smart Energy Water (SEW).
Interview: Next steps needed in data centre energy efficiency
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood shares what needs to be done to make the vision of a data-driven world more sustainable.
AWS’ on-premises play an admission of hybrid cloud's future
According to Nutanix’s Jeff Smith, public cloud is not - and never has been - a panacea, and it seems the world has finally caught up to that fact.
88% of businesses breached in the last year - Carbon Black
The report analyses survey results from different vertical sectors, organisation sizes and IT team sizes to build a picture of the attack and cyber defence landscape.
Opinion: How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks
Versa Network's Kelly Ahuja says 5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services.
Migration away from on-prem data centres stalled by security
Despite the surging cloud adoption that is rife around the world, a new study has revealed there’s still a lack of understanding around security.
APAC holds largest installed base of storage capacity
"The Global StorageSphere is large and diverse, encompassing many different storage technologies, and growing rapidly."
Hybrid cloud adoption accelerating in healthcare
In just two years, healthcare providers’ hybrid cloud deployments are set to almost double from 19 percent penetration to 37 percent.
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.
Dell EMC’s new and improved data management capabilities
The company has made updates to its All-Flash storage system and released the ClarityNow software for data management.
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
Q&A: Aruba manager on imminent data centre challenges
Aruba's Alessandro Bruschini shares his thoughts on booming demand for data centres and the growing obstacles bolstered by regulation and energy efficiency requirements.
Gartner names ExtraHop leader in network performance monitoring
ExtraHop provides enterprise cyber analytics that deliver security and performance from the inside out.
Expert comment: What the Collection #2-5 data dump means for credential abuse
Techday spoke to experts and executives in the security industry about the data leak and the implications on phishing and credential stuffing.
2019 surge in IoT spending just ‘scratching the surface’
Investment in Internet of Things (IoT) solutions In Europe is set to continue its relentless march forward in 2019.
Report: How IT Is responding to digital disruption and innovation
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Four Chinese OEMs among top 10 global semiconductor customers
High regional growth has seen a slight reshuffle in the world’s top semiconductor chip buyers.
Dell EMC expands multicloud data protection capabilities
According to IDC, 92% of organisations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach.
Whitepaper: Remote working is great – but is it a security time-bomb?
Simply extending current PC security controls to a mobile fleet is ineffective.
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.
DigiPlex launches new colo hall in Stockholm data centre
DigiPlex has announced that it has taken measures to satiate increasing customer demand.
US-China trade war a ‘double-edged sword’ for ICT spending
The trade war, among other factors, is set to negatively impact global ICT spending but the market will still experience positive growth.
Veritas strengthens AWS partnership with new competencies
Veritas NetBackup and Backup Exec now support multiple AWS storage classes.
Four ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
Until now, organisations have only spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately manifest in our work and personal lives.
Iridium completes US$3 billion satellite constellation upgrade
The upgraded Iridium constellation enables services such as the AireonSM global aircraft tracking and surveillance system and Iridium Certus, the company's new broadband service.
Lenovo launches new IT infrastructure-as-a-service offering
Customers can now use and pay for data centre hardware and services - on-premise or at a customer-preferred location - without having to purchase the equipment.
Industry vet Jay Adelson appointed to Megaport board
"Jay is an industry luminary with a tremendous track record of seeing around corners and his appointment highlights our global focus as a company."
IDC: Growth in ICT spend driven by cloud infrastructure
Service providers account for a growing share of ICT spending, led by a surge of cloud infrastructure spending, according to IDC.
Channel partners growing in importance for cloud services
Canalys analysts say the huge growth in cloud services will be of benefit to channel partners with a number of incentives.
UK IT decision makers more concerned about Brexit than GDPR
When it comes to data sovereignty, UK businesses are less prepared and thus more concerned for what Brexit will bring.
Big cloud providers continue to squeeze out smaller players
Last year saw almost manic growth in revenue for cloud providers as businesses continue to seek the benefits the services can provide.
Huawei biggest player in thriving network equipment services market
The market is dominated by the larger players, with more than 80 percent allocated to just the top four vendors.