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Cisco announces new architecture to extend data centre capabilities

Cisco has announced a new architecture that extends the data centre to everywhere that data lives and everywhere applications are deployed. The company has highlighted that application innovation is at the heart of the digital economy. A new era of apps is redefining what data centres are and need to be capable of supporting. Because […]


eHosting DataFort expert on ensuring data centre cyber-resilience

Sachin Bhardwaj, eHosting DataFort, Director, Marketing and Business Development, discusses how data centre managers can ensure cyber-resilience. The increasing use of Big Data and the onset of the Internet of Things has only added to the intensity of the need to prioritise cybersecurity within data centres. One is also mindful of the ongoing regulations and […]


Cloud-native solution now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

A10 Networks, a leading provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the availability of its cloud-native Application Delivery solution. This includes the Harmony Controller, vThunder ADC and Lightning ADC in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. A10’s customers can now take advantage of the […]


MapR expert on the growing trend towards ‘dataware’

Pinakin Patel, Head of Solutions Engineering at MapR, explores the growing trend towards a new type of data middleware – aka ‘dataware’ – that is designed to do for data what middleware did for operating systems and applications.  Information Technology has an overriding progression centred on performance and efficiency. The mainframes of the 1970s moved to […]


Berkshire Partners to invest in Teraco Data Environments

Teraco Data Environments, a leading provider of colocation data centre infrastructure in Africa, has announced that Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the company. The Permira funds, an existing shareholder, will remain a significant investor. Based in Johannesburg and established in 2008, […]


Hyve Managed Hosting expert on determining data centre locations

Jon Lucas, Director at Hyve Managed Hosting, discusses some of the key factors which determine the locations of data centres. With the amount of data being created rapidly growing and affecting businesses of all sizes, here are the ‘four C’s’ that should be noted when deciding where to locate a physical data centre. 1) Connectivity […]


EkkoSense recruiting new partners as part of 2019 expansion strategy

EkkoSense, the data centre M&E capacity planning and simulation specialist, has launched a major partner recruitment drive to help accelerate its expansion plans – both in the UK and internationally. The announcement follows the recent introduction of the company’s disruptive EkkoSoft Critical SaaS-powered 3D visualisation and optimisation software that provides data centre operators with true DCIM-class […]


MIRIS to generate sustainable edge data centre networks across Nordics

Nokia has announced that MIRIS, a leading Norwegian real estate and technology firm, will deploy AirFrame Open Edge data centre technology to support delivery of Smart City services in business parks and residential areas. MIRIS plans to build data centres in around 20 urban locations in Norway during 2019, followed by a wider rollout across […]


Nlyte Software expert on ‘a year of change in the data centre’

Mark Gaydos, Chief Marketing Officer, Nlyte Software, looks at the difficulties of keeping track of the data estate as the data centre is in a constant state of flux. He looks towards 2019 as data centre managers are searching for new comprehensive solutions to bring to the front and centre, that are not only cost-effective […]


Digital Realty and Facebook announce virtual power purchase agreement

Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, hax announced the signing of a virtual power purchase agreement on behalf of Facebook, to support Facebook’s renewable energy goals at data centre facilities leased from Digital Realty. Under the agreement, Digital Realty has executed a long-term renewable power purchase contract to […]


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