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Is it possible to enjoy container agility and be secure?
Wed, 12th Jun 2019
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hybrid cloud
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colocation
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multi-cloud
In line with ever-changing demands on IT, containers are exploding in popularity and look set to become the preferred method for deploying applications.
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Deutsche Bank opts with Red Hat for its hybrid cloud journey
Wed, 8th May 2019
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cloud services
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colocation
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hybrid cloud
Deutsche Bank partners with Red Hat to boost its digital transformation with a hybrid cloud platform, improving efficiency and agility across global operations.
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Akamai’s Texas data centers soon to be powered by wind
Tue, 7th May 2019
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colocation
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power / energy
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akamai
Akamai's Texas data centres will soon be powered by the Seymour Hills Wind Farm, delivering 8MW of renewable energy, part of a push for 50% renewables by 2020.
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Equinix completes AU$15.6 Perth data centre expansion
Mon, 6th May 2019
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colocation
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multi-cloud
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data centre operators
The colocation giant says the data centre expansion will boost demand in Perth and position it as the digital hub of the country's west coast.
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AI & ML to power the future of enterprise networks
Mon, 29th Apr 2019
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network infrastructure
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network management
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ml
Aerohive's Alan Amrod shares the challenges of modern enterprise networks - as well the range of benefits that AI and ML are bringing.
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Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
Fri, 26th Apr 2019
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firewall
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email security
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breach prevention
A recent survey finds 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year, with rising costs and increasing frequency worrying IT professionals.
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Fuji Xerox NZ unveils two new feature-packed printer series
Thu, 25th Apr 2019
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printing
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fuji xerox
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fuji xerox printers
This month Fuji Xerox New Zealand announced two new series additions to its portfolio of monochrome printers ideal for the modern office.
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HPE & Nutanix join forces to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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colocation
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hybrid cloud
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converged infrastructure
The two tech giants have partnered to offer a fully integrated solution that capitalises on the hybrid IT market.
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Bartercard helping Kiwi startups and small businesses thrive
Tue, 9th Apr 2019
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tax
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smb
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bartercard
Here's a breakdown of what Bartercard actually is and how it provides invaluable opportunities for businesses privy of its network.
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AsiaPac to partner in VMware Cloud on AWS launch in Singapore
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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colocation
VMware has revealed AsiaPac Distribution to be its launch partner for VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Singapore.
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Colt DCS to build new hyperscale data centre in Osaka
Thu, 4th Apr 2019
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hyperscale
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colocation
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dc
The new data centre will be the company's third hyperscale facility in Japan, which it says is a direct response to surging demand.
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Fuji Xerox’s flagship printer offering infinite possibilities
Thu, 4th Apr 2019
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printing
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fuji xerox printers
In a market that some would say has peaked in innovation, it’s encouraging to see Fuji Xerox bucking the trend with its flagship production printer.
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ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
Thu, 4th Apr 2019
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it industry
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australian federal budget
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australian government
Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
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Pure Storage makes hybrid cloud play with new acquisition
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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storage
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hybrid cloud
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converged infrastructure
The idea of hybrid cloud has immersed the world of IT since its inception, and now Pure Storage is accelerating its vision.
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5GN takes over Melbourne Data Centre for $5.7m
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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colocation
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cloud services
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5g
In a move it says is ‘another completion of the infrastructure puzzle’, 5G Networks (5GN) has announced the acquisition of Melbourne Data Centre (MDC).
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Park Place acquires MCSA Group to extend UK footprint
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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colocation
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data centre maintenance / management
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m&a
Park Place Technologies extends its UK footprint by acquiring MCSA Group, enhancing data centre services and expanding its operations throughout the country.
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AU Budget 2019: Tech panel discuss its merits and shortcomings
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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storage
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accounting systems
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bi
Experts from the IT and tech industries share their disappointments and satisfaction on what the budget could mean for the sector in Australia.
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Schneider and Cisco partner for new micro data centre options
Tue, 2nd Apr 2019
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data centre maintenance / management
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colocation
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edge data centre
The tech heavyweights have announced a partnership in an effort to tap into a burgeoning market specialising in lightweight solutions.
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Hyve’s new innovation trims power bills and employee fat
Mon, 1st Apr 2019
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colocation
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edge data centre
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power / energy
It’s in dark times like these with Brexit looming above that it’s great to see some reassurance with classic British innovation.
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Huawei commits data centre services to APAC ISPs
Mon, 1st Apr 2019
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colocation
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huawei
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isp
In addition to releasing a host of new products, Huawei has signed an MoU and publicly stated its data centre plans for the region.