VMware announces new features in WMware Cloud, Dell EMC integrationsVMware announced VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 is expected to be available on Dell EMC VxRail in VMware’s Q1FY20.
Datacenter.com joins European Data Centre Association
The company announced today it has joined other heavyweights in the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA).
Opinion: Meeting the edge computing challenge
Scale Computing's Alan Conboy discusses the importance of edge computing and the imminent challenges that lie ahead.
Protecting data centres from fire – your options
Chubb's Pierre Thorne discusses the countless potential implications of a data centre outage, and how to avoid them.
Opinion: How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks
5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services, according to Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks
TYAN unveils new inference-optimised GPU platforms with NVIDIA T4 accelerators
“TYAN servers with NVIDIA T4 GPUs are designed to excel at all accelerated workloads, including machine learning, deep learning, and virtual desktops.”
AMD delivers data center grunt for Google's new game streaming platform
'By combining our gaming DNA and data center technology leadership with a long-standing commitment to open platforms, AMD provides unique technologies and expertise to enable world-class cloud gaming experiences."
Inspur announces AI edge computing server with NVIDIA GPUs
“The dynamic nature and rapid expansion of AI workloads require an adaptive and optimised set of hardware, software and services for developers to utilise as they build their own solutions."
Norwegian aluminium manufacturer hit hard by LockerGoga ransomware attack
“IT systems in most business areas are impacted and Hydro is switching to manual operations as far as possible.”
HPE launches 'right mix' hybrid cloud assessment tool
HPE has launched an ‘industry-first assessment software’ to help businesses work out the right mix of hybrid cloud for their needs.
ADLINK and Charles announce multi-access pole-mounted edge AI solution
The new solution is a compact low profile pole or wall mountable unit based on an integration of ADLINK’s latest AI Edge Server MECS-7210 and Charles’ SC102 Micro Edge Enclosure.
How Dell EMC and NVIDIA aim to simplify the AI data centre
Businesses are realising they need AI at scale, and so enterprise IT teams are increasingly inserting themselves into their company’s AI agenda.
Orange Belgium opens 1,000 sqm Antwerp data centre
It consists of more than 500 high-density 52 unit racks, installed on the equivalent of 12 tennis courts.
Time to build tech on the automobile, not the horse and cart
Nutanix’s Jeff Smith believes one of the core problems of businesses struggling to digitally ‘transform’ lies in the infrastructure they use, the data centre.
Cloud application attacks in Q1 up by 65% - Proofpoint
Proofpoint found that the education sector was the most targeted of both brute-force and sophisticated phishing attempts.
Global server market maintains healthy growth in Q4 2018
New data from Gartner reveals that while there was growth in the market as a whole, some of the big vendors actually declined.
Storage is all the rage, and SmartNICs are the key
Mellanox’s Kevin Deierling shares the results from a new survey that identifies the key role of the network in boosting data centre performance.
Check Point names February’s most disruptive malware
Check Point’s researchers confirm Coinhive holds the top position in February's Top Malware index for fifteenth successive month before it shut down, while GandCrab distribution campaigns increase.
Digital Realty celebrates 12th consecutive year of ‘five nines’
Data centre colocation and interconnection solutions provider Digital Realty has reached another milestone.
Equinix shifts executive veterans into new roles
Global colocation giant Equinix has announced that three executives will be moving into new roles, effective early Q2.
SolarWinds extends database anomaly detection
As organisations continue their transition from purely on-premises operations into both private and public cloud infrastructures, adapting their IT monitoring and management capabilities can pose a significant challenge.
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
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
IDC: Data drives growth of enterprise storage systems market
Global market revenue grew 7.4% during the fourth quarter of 2018, with Dell Inc taking the number one spot for market share.
Gartner’s top security and risk management trends
Leaders in the space must properly prepare to improve resilience and support business objectives.
Schneider Electric caters to the edge with new UPS solution
“Our newest UPS strikes the right balance for edge and cloud customers who need innovative solutions that are easy to deploy in this hybrid ecosystem."
Opinion: Inclusivity the key to bridging the tech talent gap
Annabel Lee says the gender imbalance in data centre and IT circles will have a significant impact in the future with more jobs than graduates to fill them.
Huawei to deploy Open Rack in all its public cloud data centres
Tech giant Huawei has unveiled plans to adopt Open Rack proposed by the Open Compute Project in its new public cloud data centres across the globe.
Intel building US’s first exascale supercomputer
Intel and the Department of Energy are building potentially the world’s first exascale supercomputer, capable of a quintillion calculations per second.
Hitachi highlights partner progress and innovation within data centre space
Hitachi Vantara has highlighted its progress within the company and its partner community as it continues its investment into its partner business.
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
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
NVIDIA announces enterprise servers optimised for data science
“The rapid adoption of T4 on the world’s most popular business servers signals the start of a new era in enterprise computing."
Microsoft launches its first data centres in Africa
In launching the two new facilities, Microsoft becomes the first global provider to deliver cloud services from data centres on the continent.
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
VMware launches service-defined firewall
VMware’s new internal firewall solution locks down known good behaviour at both the network and host level to reduce the attack surface.
Panellist insights on edge and hyperconverged architectures
Schneider Electric’s Greg Jones shares his key takings from a panel of experts at the recent Edge Congress.
Beyond renewables: Emerging technologies for “greening” the data centre
Park Place Technologies’ CEO shares his views on innovations aside from renewable energy that can slim a data centre’s footprint.
Unencrypted Gearbest database leaves over 1.5mil shoppers’ records exposed
Depending on the countries and information requirements, the data could give hackers access to online government portals, banking apps, and health insurance records.
CyrusOne signs up to Host In Ireland initiative
This comes after CyrusOne was given the go-ahead late last year for its two massive data centres in Dublin.
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
Google launches new cloud region in Zurich
Google kicked off the new region launch with a dedicated event in Zurich which brought in more than 800 business representatives and developers.
Cradlepoint debunks common connectivity and security myths
Many misconceptions have arisen, causing businesses to fear adopting new technologies.
New analysis paints a grim picture of data management pre-GDPR
Redscan’s data reveals most data breach reports were late and incomplete, and that GDPR is not necessarily the panacea solution.
Can your vulnerability assessments protect your organisation?
33% of enterprises surveyed are at a low maturity, conducting only limited assessments of selected assets.Download
Report: Women being sexually harassed at tech conferences
A new survey has uncovered some startling findings, with not only misrepresentation of women but also sexual harassment.
Google discovers it’s not women that it’s underpaying - it’s men
After conducting a pay equity analysis, the company uncovered some unexpected findings that resulted in $9.7m of pay rises for underpaid staff.
Cloud providers increasingly jumping into gaming market
Aa number of major cloud service providers are uniquely placed to capitalise on the lucrative cloud gaming market.
CyrusOne switches London data centres to green energy
CyrusOne's two London data centres are now running on a 100% renewable energy tariff, with the third one on the way.
Opinion: It’s all about deployment speed for colocation providers
Schneider Electric’s Vincent Barro believes the speed of data centre deployment is a competitive differentiator for colocation providers.
Interxion’s David Ruberg wins Europe’s best data centre industry CEO
The European CEO Awards took place this week to celebrate the key figures at the helm of corporations that are driving innovation.
Opinion: 5G’s imminent impact on data centre infrastructure
Digital Realty’s Joseph Badaoui shares his thoughts on how 5G will transform data centre infrastructure now and beyond.
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
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
NVIDIA confirms $6.9b acquisition of Mellanox
The announcement of NVIDIA's largest ever acquisition follows months of speculation involving other potential bids from the likes of Microsoft and Intel.
Opinion: Moving applications between cloud and data centre
OpsRamp's Bhanu Singh discusses the process of moving legacy systems and applications to the cloud, as well as pitfalls to avoid.
EMEA external storage market hits record high, Dell EMC on top
IDC's recent analysis on the external storage market in EMEA has shown healthy results - with some countries performing better than others - largely fuelled by all-flash arrays.