Specialist data centre news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
GlobalData forecasts major APAC data center growth by 2023
The Asia Pacific data center and hosting services market could reach US$32 billion by 2023, second only to the United States market.
Data center operators missing out on energy savings - Supermicro report
The survey found that 86% of businesses don’t consider the environmental impact of their facilities to be an important factor for their data centers.
Four mistakes that can plague PKI administrators
These mistakes increase security risks and negatively impact the reliability and availability of business-critical network resources, Venafi has found.
DE-CIX smashes data throughput world record
Germany-based internet exchange operator DE-CIX has reportedly broken a new data world record after it successfully delivered data throughput with more than 8.1 Terabits per second.
Vertiv to go public on New York Stock Exchange
Vertiv is going public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), thanks to a merger with a special purpose acquisition company called GS Acquisition Holdings (GSAH).
Cisco heralds silicon & optics as core of 'next decade of digital innovation'
Cisco has a plan for the next decade of digital innovation, and it all starts with pushing innovation beyond the boundaries of what’s currently possible.
This holiday season, give your data centre manager the gift of clarity
With any infrastructure deployment, it’s self-evident that monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting and visibility into the data centre are major concerns.
Virtana enhances hybrid IT infrastructure management platform
VirtualWisdom 6.3 reflects Virtana’s push into capacity management with global storage array analytics, an expanded range of integrations, and new portable reports and dashboards.
IDC names DDN fastest-growing all-flash array vendor
The company has also been recognised as a Leader in the File Storage Map market by Codalgo Research.
Boomi named leader in cloud based integration, iPaaS and scalability
Boomi scored the highest marks out of all evaluated vendors, in categories of ‘cloud integration/iPaaS’ and ‘scalability and enterprise fit’.
EkkoSense launches 3D power usage schematic for DC operators
It is designed to simplify capacity planning by delivering a detailed analysis of UPS, DC and cooling power use in individual rooms and cumulatively across entire data center estates.
Scale Computing recognised for hyperconverged infrastructure solution
Scale Computing has once again been recognised in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure – and the company has appeared in every edition of this quadrant since Gartner introduced it.
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.
Veritas announces support for AWS Outposts
Veritas Technologies can now support AWS Outposts, hailing a new era of enterprise workload protection for end user customers, no matter where they are running.
Silver Peak & AWS extend collaboration on SD-WAN deployment
Joint AWS and Silver Peak customers can set up a global view of their private networks by importing AWS objects and defining on-premise resources within a centralised gateway manager.
Russia's data centre market primed for growth - iKS-Consulting
Russia’s data centre market value will see a boost of 27% year-on-year growth, reaching a total of US$561 million, according to research from iKS-Consulting.
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.
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.
Nutanix receives accolade from Gartner for hyperconverged infrastructure
Nutanix has been named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
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.
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?”
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.
Serverius modernises Dutch data centres
Dutch colocation data centre provider Serverius is working with technology firm ABB to modernise its two data centres located in Meppel and Dronten.
QNAP releases HybridMount, a file-based cloud gateway
QNAP has officially released a new file-based cloud gateway application that integrates multiple public cloud services for enterprises that require hybrid cloud storage environments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.