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Schneider Electric survey provides insights on the future of hybrid IT
The survey had many responses, including: “Be open to change. Internal data centres aren’t going to be here forever. Be ready to move with them.”
Rackspace completes its largest acquisition to date
“This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to become the world’s number one provider in IT as a service."
A/NZ businesses still consider IoT & public cloud too risky
“The resounding message from our research is clear: senior leadership needs to invest in increasing its digital fluency.”
Expert says hybrid IT is the future with private cloud still a big part to play
Brennan IT asserts it has become clear that a hybrid cloud approach isn’t the only option and there is still a place for on-premise infrastructure.
Private cloud revenue to drive OpenStack come 2018
Private cloud is expected to provide the majority of Openstack’s revenues soon, with deployments in APAC and China growing fastest.
OpenStack offers new program for trialling public cloud deployments
The program is a collaborative effort to provide users with free trials of OpenStack public cloud offerings.
Public, private, on-premises: Introducing Cisco's multicloud portfolio
94% of companies moving to cloud say they will buy services from multiple providers. We’ve heard them loud and clear.
Alarming majority of businesses have misconceptions about cloud
"Our research backed up our assumptions that the primary responsibility for data management lies with the customer."
Disruptive report reveals mass cloud adoption more hype than reality
Nutanix has released findings from its report that shows many businesses aren't getting the benefits they thought they would from cloud adoption.
Edge - the missing link in your hybrid IT strategy
The advent of the public cloud has allowed businesses to spin up new services faster than ever before and take pain out of managing the data centre.
Interview: HPE on being at the forefront of the hybrid IT revolution
We are not seeing those doom and gloom stories of the data centre dying. We are just seeing our customer become smarter in the way they consume IT.
MapR Converged Data Platform hits the Oracle Cloud Marketplace
MapR says it’s data technologies platform will enable a unified operational and analytic data service for Oracle Cloud customers.
Ixia extends CloudLens, now supports all major cloud platforms
It has now been extended to support for Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Bluemix, and Alibaba Cloud.
5 data centre infrastructure management myths debunked
Nlyte's Mark Gaydos exposes five common myths surrounding data centre infrastructure and warns to not succumb to them.
Regulation a ‘major step forward for EU’s cloud industry’
Cloud infrastructure providers have given the thumbs up to the proposed regulation from the European Commission on the ‘Free Flow of Data' in the EU.
Global survey reveals costs, benefits & challenges of cloud migration
A recent global report delved into businesses and their respective cloud migrations – and just how successful they were.
Xilinx helps Huawei get its FPGA Accelerated Cloud Server off the ground
The collaboration will see Huawei utilize Xilinx’s VirtexUltraScale+ FPGAs to power its first FP1 instance as part of a new accelerated cloud service.
Fujitsu and VMware extend global partnership
Fujitsu will deliver VMware cloud solutions as a service on the Fujitsu’s K5 cloud service, which is currently deployed 9 regions.
Four tips for better visibility & security in public cloud
"Visibility will facilitate better control, maintain security no matter where their data goes & of course, secure reliability of core business apps."
SwiftStack: How to move a petabyte of data to the cloud
Companies that need to shift hundreds of terabytes or petabytes of data to the cloud find this migration more complex and disruptive than anticipated.
SwiftStack's 4 steps to moving enterprise data to the cloud
The benefits of cloud storage are obvious, but large data volumes can present significant challenges - SwiftStack have provided some simple steps.
Less than half of Malaysians confident about public cloud security
Less than half of Malaysians are confident about moving to public cloud, even though they trust the service more than they did five years ago.
OVH launches public cloud service in Poland – with plans for UK and Germany
The French cloud services provider is investing to broaden the offerings from its European data centres, with Poland complete and more on the cards.
IaaS set to surpass SaaS spending in 2017 and be a major driver of growth
IDC has predicted the public cloud services market to exceed the US$10b mark this year with IaaS spending surpassing SaaS for the first time.