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Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
Aussie edge data centre provider receives $20m in funding
Leading Edge Data Centres has received a $20 million cash injection from Washington H. Soul Pattinson which will be used to fund growth of its regional data centre network in Australia.
Dell announces suite of open-source networking solutions using SONiC
The solutions, jointly known as Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies, builds on the open-source project SONiC, which was headed by Microsoft.
Microsoft to launch data centre region in New Zealand
Microsoft is calling the announcement a ‘major milestone’ towards delivering enterprise-grade cloud services locally.
Equinix and GIC launch US$1B partnership to build Japanese data centres
Equinix and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, have signed a limited liability partnership to the value of US$1 billion in order to develop and operate xScale data centres in Japan.
Cohesity Peer Insights choice for data centre backup
Recognised in Gartner’s first Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ report for data centre backup and recovery solutions.
Energy efficiency, decent budgets and strong teams crucial for data centre projects
“Having the key personnel and external partners is critical to the long-term success of any data centre project, so the time required to assemble that team needs to be factored into any transformation project.”
NVIDIA expands licences for vGPU trial to 500
vGPU software creates virtual GPUs that can be shared and allocated between multiple virtual machines for remote workers.
Top vendors collaborate to advance data centre tech
Ranovus has entered into a strategic collaboration with IBM, TE Connectivity and Senko Advanced Components with key focus on advancing data centre technology for global customers.
Equinix further establishes itself in Singapore's foreign exchange market
"With more demand for low-latency solutions in FX and bond markets, we are confident that Equinix's mature FX ecosystem in the country will create more opportunities for major banks, financial services institutes and retail FX brokers both regionally and globally."
R&M announces sales are up, but profit is down for 2019
R&M has announced it has experienced increased sales in 2019, reaching CHF276.7 million, with sites now in the US East Coast and China.
Fortinet updates FortiOS & launches next-gen firewall product
Fortinet has recently released updates to its FortiOS cybersecurity platform, as well as a new FortiGate next-generation firewall product to its portfolio.
Huawei’s solution for streamlining data centre construction
The company’s new offering provides services to support the design, build and operation of Tier-4 data centres.
Cohesity named customers’ choice for data centre B&R
For the third time in a row, based on feedback from end-user professionals who purchase, implement, and/or use the product or service.
NEXTDC brings Microsoft ExpressRoute site to Sydney
The data-centre-as-a-service provider will offer Sydney customers an enhanced experience when connecting to their Microsoft Azure services.
Swiss lead charge on data centre efficiency certification
HPE, academia and industry have launched a data centre efficiency label to decarbonise data centres and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
You don’t need to be Google or Facebook to achieve data centre greatness
“It’s not just about remediating problems, it’s about being able to plan for eventualities and being proactive in their approach.”
2020 Vision: Game-changing storage trends for the year ahead
Companies that want to make the most of data storage should be on top of these developments.
NTT and Microsoft team up for future solutions
Initiatives include creating a Global Digital Fabric, enterprise solutions built on Azure, and all-photonics network and digital twin computing tech.
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.
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.
Wipro named Leader in data centre outsourcing Magic Quadrant
It was positioned as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Centre Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Asia/Pacific.
New Schneider tool helps discern value of Li-ion
Schneider Electric’s TradeOff Tool delivers detailed cost and energy advantages of lithium-ion cells versus VRLA batteries.
Edge computing paving the way for Aus businesses – Stratus
According to Gartner, by 2022, half of all enterprise-generated data will be created and processed beyond centralised cloud data centres, via edge computing.