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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.
Key Indian data center markets to reach almost $2bil by 2019 - report
84% of India’s data center supply is concentrated in the country’s five largest markets: Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Pune.
New research prompts businesses to get ready for ‘EoT’
In addition to its almost infinite opportunities, BlackBerry asserts the Enterprise of Things (EoT) comes with a host of security risks.
Colocation providers are front & center in customer edge computing plans
Cloud computing often requires an assist from the edge because customers often need compute power closer to wherever they are.
Customers happy to pay premium for right cloud and hosting enhancements
There are big benefits in providing enhanced hosting and cloud services according to a new report, which found customers willing to pay 30% premiums.
Insights from colocation buyers delivered in new 451 Research report
“Our research identified several value-added services that align with colo customers’ changing needs.”
451 Research: Inside the (changing) colocation customer mind
Offering services in addition to colocation adds new revenue streams and deepens the relationship.
Uptime Institute launches its own data center research company
“We have identified a critically important void in the industry."
IoT already impacting IT infrastructure from edge to the cloud
The IoT 'data storm' is already being felt by companies, with many planning to increase storage capacity and IT infrastructure to cope.
Everything-as-a-Service 'the next big cloud opportunity'
Everything-as-a-service is the next big cloud opportunity according to 451 Research, which says there are significant opportunities for the channel.
ServerCentral invests in Turing Group to ramp up hybrid cloud AWS offerings
"By 2018, 68% of companies will operate in multi-cloud environments."
NetApp: New data center modernization, HCI & hybrid cloud offerings
NetApp identifies digital transformation as a top priority and says that global business leaders need new ways to harness their data.
Aussie data center operators get Equinix visibility tech - Tokyo next
“This helps give peace of mind to companies that are used to running on-premise data centres."
Global study finds APAC businesses leading the way in digital transformation
A recent global study from CenturyLink has revealed Asia Pacific (APAC) businesses are on top of the world when it comes to digital transformation.
Enterprises' hosting and cloud budget growth outpacing total IT spend growth
Growth in hosting and cloud services spend will outpace total IT spend growth this year, with a survey also highlighting the value of specialisation.
How cloud, IoT and digital services have driven the development of DCIM as a service
Clearly the big trends which affect IT specifically and many vertical sectors generally, are also having an impact on the data center
The war on cloud pricing: Object storage moves into the mainstream
451 Research says that virtual machines have been the traditional battleground for price cuts as providers seek to gain attention and differentiation.
Azure closes gap on AWS, as customers call for more business alignment
Cloud service providers need to step up their game when it comes to aligning IT and business requirements for customers, according to a new survey.
Data compliance top of mind for Japanese enterprises as legal deadline looms
More than half of Japanese enterprises are increasing their security spending – and topping the list is compliance.
APAC colocation market hits US$9b; Equinix, Digital Realty retain global leadership
APAC's data center colocation and wholesale market netted nearly US$9b in Q3 of 2016 with Equinix and Digital Realty remaining the global leaders.
Enterprise wallets are opening for 'pragmatic' IoT deployments
The wallets are opening when it comes to IoT deployments, but who is deploying it and for what?
Cloud brokerage a boom business for 2017
Demand for cloud brokers is driving new opportunities for service providers and IT departments. But what makes a successful cloud broker?
IT budgets focus on cloud services, creating opportunity for vendors and MSPs
"This spending trend indicates there's an appetite for the type of bundled services a broader market of MSPs are well positioned to deliver."
Concerning majority of Australian organisations vulnerable to data threats
A worrying amount of Australian organisations are vulnerable to data threats, according to new research from Vormetric and 451 Research.