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Survey finds retailers 'bullish' on hybrid cloud adoption
The retail industry takes no prisoners and that’s made clear in its 'on the pulse' adoption of new technologies.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
Broadcom’s board of directors nab former Google Cloud COO
Broadcom has added some new talent to its ranks with its latest appointment.
IoT’s rapid rise fuelling an explosion of data
IDC expects global annual spending on IoT to exceed US$1 trillion by 2022, driving huge demand for data centres.
Equinix unveils ANOTHER data centre – this time in South Korea
This will be the company's third data centre revealed thus far this year - and we've barely scratched the surface of 2019.
2019: The year of edge data centres, AI, and work/life balance
Schneider Electric's Kim Povlsen believes 2019 will be both a challenging and positive one for the IT industry.
Toshiba pushes hard drive capacity further with 16TB CMR
The MG08 series hard disk drives are the industry's largest capacity conventional magnetic recording hard drive.
Serverless architecture market to reach $14B by 2024
According to KBV research, the drive for agility and flexibility in enterprise IT is driving the adoption of serverless architecture worldwide.
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
Cloud IT infrastructure revenues overtake traditional IT for first time
The rush to ‘digitally transform’ and adopt cloud-based technologies has caused some major changes in the market.
Singapore tops the world in hybrid cloud adoption
A new report has revealed Singapore is in the midst of a dramatic movement away from traditional data centre infrastructure.
A10 Networks’ four cloud security predictions for 2019
While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, new advances in cloud security have reduced the number of successful cyber attacks.
Interxion celebrates launch of third London data centre
The company has stamped its confidence on the local market with its opening of the third data centre within its inner city campus.
Equinix to launch data centre in Hamburg, its fourth German market
It’s clear that Equinix is not wasting any time getting settled in for the new year with news of another data centre on the way with a hefty price tag.
The future of data with machine learning and cloud advancement
Organisations that don’t take the reins in terms of machine learning and cloud adoption may see themselves left behind.
Three things that will happen in 2019 – and one that will not
Commvault's Nigel Tozer reflects on the year that's been and the one ahead with three predictions of what will be and one that won't.
5 strategies for widening the colocation data centre talent pool
The colocation industry has one of the lowest unemployment numbers across industries, making talent acquisition a difficult task.
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
Cloud-native networking core market seeing growth
Dell’Oro group has released two reports that show that the expectation for 5G is driving the growth of cloud-native IMS VoLTE and EPC core markets.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
The nine for ‘19: Citrix’s top nine tech trends for 2019
Instead of delivering the usual 'Top 10', Citrix's CTO has shared his take on the top 9 trends that will be crucial in 2019.
Huawei CEO goes public on CFO arrest & China security concerns
Ken Hu faced a press conference where he addressed all the elephants in the room and growing concerns around the company's future.
US-China trade war sees Huawei launch unique data centre chipset
The company hopes to avoid procurement problems with American suppliers by producing its own chipsets.
Whitepaper: The risks of mobility and how security teams can counter them
Enterprise risk management needs to evolve to address mobile risks, and security professionals must architect mobile-specific security.
Insights: What will happen with data privacy in 2019?
It is certainly the season for predictions and so without further ado, here are some insights from Ensighten CEO Ian Woolley
2019 data centre predictions from Interxion’s Europe MD
The coming year looks set to be one of implementation where we see a lot of technologies that have been present on the fringes become mainstream.
AI driving liquid cooling renaissance in modern data centres
Liquid cooling has been around in niche applications for HPC applications for a while, but the new core applications for AI are putting increased demands in a much bigger way.
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.
Opinion: Forget the hype, here's some edge computing clarity
Schneider Electric's Kevin Brown discusses the confusion surrounding edge computing and what he believes is the definition - and its place in our future.
How to deliver real-time communication without network failures
Until now, delivering any VoIP or UC solution meant investing in purpose-built appliances and proprietary software licenses for each location.
Opinion: 2018’s top 10 data centre management trends
A look back at 2018's top data centre management trends and why modern data centre managers need to take steps now to keep ahead of them next year.
Digital Realty nabs new executive appointment from Equinix
Keep your friends close and your enemies closer could be the game plan that Digital Realty is currently following.
Q&A: Cloudian CEO reveals thoughts on data centre and cloud trends
Recently we had the opportunity for a Q&A with Cloudian CEO Mike Tso to discuss the state of current data centre innovations and his predictions for the years ahead.
Report: Bulk of data centre managers don’t care about environment
This week Supermicro released its first annual report detailing the environmental impact of today’s cloud-scale data centres.
ManageEngine VP’s 5 tech trends to look out for in 2019
Next year is to be one where we will see many technologies that have been on the fringes begin to be implemented among the mainstream.
Surging HCI adoption to drive intelligent data centers in 2019
Kevin McNamara explores the flow-on effects of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) adoption and what it means for IT teams.
NordVPN rounds up the worst data breaches of 2018
In 2018, over a billion people’s data was compromised.
USB regulatory body launches USB-C authentication programme
USB Type-C Authentication empowers host systems to mitigate risks from malicious firmware/hardware in USB devices attempting to exploit a USB connection.
Cloud, DevOps, governance - Modis lists 2019 predictions
Experimentation with new technologies will boom in 2019, as cloud services make advanced tools more accessible.
Nutanix snaps up leader spot in Gartner Magic Quadrant
Nutanix has scored a position as a leader on the November 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
Positive results for semiconductor market, but decline looms
The market's revenue growth reached double-digit figures in 2018, but Gartner has identified a number of imminent roadblocks.
Virtustream launches cloud automation and security capabilities
Virtustream Enterprise Cloud enhancements accelerate time-to-value for enterprises moving mission critical apps to the cloud.
Huawei launches ‘industry-first’ AI data centre switch amid trade war
Despite being embroiled in the midst of a trade war between China and the United States, Huawei is showing no signs of slowing down its innovation.
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
Equinix splashes out $85m for fourth Singapore data centre
Today Equinix revealed its plans for a new data centre in Singapore, which will be the global interconnection giant’s fourth facility.
CSPs ‘not capable enough’ to meet 5G demands of end-users
A new study from Gartner produced some startling findings, including the lack of readiness of communications service providers (CSPs).
Cloudera completes Hortonworks merger
As of January 4, Hortonworks has now merged with Cloudera to create enterprise data cloud that unlocks “the power of any data, running in any cloud from the edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform”.
Three 2019 mainframe industry predictions
Bill Miller presents his three predictions for the coming year in the industry that is the backbone of the expanding digital environment.
Increased demand driving up data centre densities
Clive Hogg says data centre operators need to keep up with the pace of innovation to meet current and future capacity demands.
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
The relentless demand for more data has seen a spike both in the size and number of hyperscale data centres.
Amazon rumoured to buy Israel DR firm CloudEndure
While neither company has confirmed or denied the rumours, they come less than a month after IT services provider Infosys announced that it was planning to divest $15.3 million worth of shares.
Signs of erosion in Cisco’s IT infrastructure dominance
While still maintaining a significant lead, Cisco finished 2018 with a slightly smaller piece of the pie in the enterprise IT infrastructure market.
Enterprise mobile security: How to get the balance right
Today, neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option. Mobile threats are prevalent and dangerous.
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.
A10’s app delivery solution now on Azure Marketplace
With the Harmony Controller, organisations can automate deployment and operations of application services.
Who's going to dominate the disaster recovery as-a-service market through to 2028?
The DRaaS market is expected to register a global CAGR of 38.5% up to 2028.