Gartner names Fortinet a Challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure
Fortinet was also recently named by Gartner as one of the highest three vendors in worldwide market share for enterprise SD-WAN equipment by revenue for Q2 2019.
DigiPlex study finds consumers want eco-labelling on digital services
Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
Serverius modernises Dutch data centres
Lenovo, Intel & Harvard build liquid-cooled supercomputer
QNAP releases HybridMount, a file-based cloud gateway
SoftwareONE completes strategic acquisition of BNW Consulting
F5 Networks extends cloud services across AWS
The two companies aim to ensure that customers are able to access the full suite of F5 Networks’ software as a service and cloud-native services to migrate, build, secure, and operate applications on AWS.
Google Cloud acquires CloudSimple
Google Cloud has made another strategic move within the cloud sector after acquiring CloudSimple, a provider of secure, high-performance, dedicated environments that help run VMware workloads in the cloud.
Cyxtera spins out cybersecurity business into AppGate
AppGate brings together a set of differentiated cloud- and hybrid-ready security and analytics products and services.
Microsoft & GBI sign deal to bring cloud adoption to Middle East
The agreement will enable organisations to access Microsoft Azure Cloud faster, delivering high performance, security and compliance to their business operations.
ExtraHop integrates with Google Cloud's new packet mirroring feature
Google Cloud has announced a new packet mirroring feature that integrates with ExtraHop’s ExtraHopReveal(x) to enable stronger threat detection, investigation, and response.
Multicloud not an all-or-nothing proposition for applications – report
“When it comes to the multi-cloud hype machine, the focus seems to be around the hyperscale platforms for app development instead of what customers actually want.”
Digital Realty & Interxion to undergo $8.4b mega merger
Digital Realty and Interxion have announced a mega-merger that will bring both businesses under a single global provider of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions.
Juniper Networks advances customers' private cloud data centers
Data center monitoring continues to increase in complexity as more infrastructure abstractions, services and software are stacked up to construct cloud-native applications.
Fujitsu to ship PRIMEHPC supercomputers in March 2020
The Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX1000 and PRIMEHPC FX700 models both utilize technology of the Fugaku supercomputer, which was jointly developed by Fujitsu and RIKEN.
Kaspersky to store data of US and Canada customers in Switzerland
The company will also open its first Transparency Center in Latin America in Sao Paulo in January 2020.
Alibaba Cloud gains new security accreditations
Alibaba Cloud obtained the Level 3 assessment in TISAX for automotive and Good “x” Practice (GxP) readiness assessment for the healthcare industry.
Public cloud services to drive APAC cloud computing revenue during 2018-23
"Smart cities initiatives will be one of the prime catalysts for the adoption of public cloud services."
DXC Technology & VMware team up on IaC cloud platform
“By combining VMware’s hybrid cloud offerings with DXC cloud services and industry expertise, DXC Managed Multi-Cloud Services powered by VMware gives IT the ability to rapidly deploy a universal management experience across all cloud environments."
Nutanix receives accolade from Gartner for hyperconverged infrastructure
Nutanix has been named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
Cloudera: Training, uptake and security main challenges for the cloud
“Our customers will never be 100% cloud, they’ll always be on premise to some degree. The struggle is, how can we do both?”
5g subs to reach 2.6bn, driven by rapid developments
Average monthly data-traffic-per-smartphone is forecast to increase from the current figure of 7.2 GB to 24 GB by the end of 2025, in part driven by new consumer behaviour, such as Virtual Reality (VR) streaming.
Scale Computing integrates retail solution with Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric has struck a deal with Scale Computing to deliver the Scale Computing HC3 Edge for retail solution in Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Micro Data Centers.
FusionLayer introduces cloud-native blueprint for DDI solutions
The new architecture takes a cloud-native based blueprint and pairs it with a structured migration plan, so enterprises can mitigate against business continuity threats as they move away from legacy systems.
Rackspace extends managed service capabilities for AWS
Rackspace has extended its professional and managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the expansion of its Rackspace Service Blocks portfolio.
Enterprises embrace cloud but struggle to assert security & control
Only 11% of respondents said their companies have been ‘extremely successful’ in realising what multi-cloud can do for their organisation.
NetApp and Google Cloud deepen strategic partnership
NetApp and Google Cloud help customers unlock the power of data with tightly integrated, enterprise-class data services and solutions for Google Cloud.
Juniper Networks brings cloud-managed SD-LAN and new CPE devices to enterprises
New enhancements bring cloud agility and scale to more parts of the enterprise network, while lowering the cost of deploying and operating SD-Branch environments.
Telia Carrier selects Ciena to boost European capacity
“The new O-OLS from Ciena provides great flexibility and scalability, enabling us to strengthen our European network within our core transport infrastructure."
VMware releases new IoT platform capabilities
VMware’s Pulse IoT Center is going through an evolution – one that the company says will help advance its customers’ digital transformation at the edge.
Google Cloud launches enterprise version of TensorFlow AI & ML
Google Cloud has introduced TensorFlow Enterprise for businesses that want to become more deeply involved in artificial intelligence technologies.
HPE introduces AI-driven hyperconverged infrastructure
Advancements to HPE SimpliVity deliver an AI-driven experience, modernises data protection and enhances usability.
CenturyLink, PLDT, Colt amongst MEF 2019 Award winners
“MEF is pleased to congratulate this year’s award winners for their outstanding work in driving industry transformation,” comments MEF president Nan Chen.
Google Cloud sets sights on network intelligence automation
Google Cloud’s new network intelligence platform could potentially automate thousands of networking jobs and speed up cloud migrations to new levels of efficiency.
AWS announces renewable power project in Australia
The Australian project is one of six new renewable energy projects, which are expected to produce a total 711MW of new renewable energy capacity.
Forrester report shows firms feeling pressure to move to hybrid cloud
A survey from Forrester, Ensono and Wipro found that out of 153 IT directors, one in four say that internal pressures are key motivator in exploring new cloud technologies.
AWS to launch new infrastructure region in Spain
The AWS Europe (Spain) Region is expected to open late 2022 or 2023 and will consist of three Availability Zones at launch.
Dynatrace doubles cluster capacity and adds more options for enterprise
Dynatrace has doubled the capacity of a Dynatrace cluster enabling it to scale up to 50K hosts while maintaining system performance.
KT SAT successfully conducts 'world first' 5G satellite transmission
Korean satellite communications service provider KT SAT has claimed that it has successfully conducted the world’s first 5G transmission with a satellite connection.
Why SD-WAN is crucial for digital transformation
Having a modern, reliable network is crucial for digital transformation to realise the benefits associated with moving application workloads into the cloud, Vertel says.
AWS leads cloud race, but Microsoft & Google grow faster
“The largest systems integrators are investing in partnerships and building business practices with all three of the top cloud providers – AWS, Microsoft and more recently Google Cloud."
NVIDIA smashes MLPerf benchmarks for AI
NVIDIA has achieved its fastest results yet for its AI inference workloads in data centers and the edge.