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Digital Transformation
Qlik and Stimson Center partner helping coastal cities that face severe climate risks
Qlik and Stimson Center have partnered on the CORVI Data Portal, a centralised home for data related to the CORVI risk assessments of a variety of under-resourced, at-risk coastal cities across the world facing severe climate risks. 
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Amber Infrastructure takes majority stake in iseek, Aussie data centre platform
iseek’s existing management team, led by CEO and shareholder-founder Jason Gomersall, has been a key part of its success and will continue to work with Amber.
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Remote Working
How MSPs can grow their businesses in 2021
Because they need to service their clients and support IT infrastructures remotely, managed service providers are realising their operation methods need to change. To avoid any revenue dips in 2021, new strategies are likely to be required.
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Infrastructure
Why legacy technology is swallowing too much of your IT budget
Given the restrictions caused by legacy IT infrastructure, why are more organisations not pushing ahead with plans to rid themselves of the burden?
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Gartner
Data centre infrastructure spending still on the rise, despite setbacks
“Gartner expects larger enterprise data centres sites to hit pause temporarily and then resume expansion plans later this year or early next. However, hyperscalers will continue with their global expansion plans due to continued investments in public cloud.”
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Servers
OVHcloud US releases new line of virtual private servers
“Our latest VPS solution is extremely easy to set-up and manage empowering users to fully-leverage the flexibility that accompanies virtualisation."
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Data
Top 4 ways to eliminate data fragmentation within your organisation
By taking the steps needed now to tackle fragmentation, organisations will be well placed to deal with data growth in the years ahead.
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Gartner
Gartner recognizes Huawei's data center networking expertise
The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice analyzes more than 200,000 reviews across more than 300 markets posted to Gartner Peer Insights. 
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Storage
Cohesity and Softbank partner to offer data services in Japan
The joint venture asserts it will enable Japanese enterprises to back up, store, manage and derive insights from all of their secondary data and applications.
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Healthcare
How Philips IT solutions are reinventing healthcare
Philips has a dream of completely interconnected healthcare system that offers the right information at the right time, as health knows no bounds so why should healthcare?
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Data
Are data integration tools still on the rise?
“There is currently no forgiveness for inadequate metadata capabilities."
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High Performance Computing
Dell EMC’s HPC to cater for burgeoning autonomous driving data
Zenuity has just announced Dell EMC as a strategic partner to provide a managed high performance computing (HPC) environment.
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Machine Learning
2018 to be the ‘year of the self-learning data organisation’
Whatever the industry or business need, organising data in 2018 should be a top priority for companies big and small.
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Enterprise content management (ECM)
IDG report finds CIOs are using legacy systems and being swamped with data
69% of business are highly-reliant on manual processes to share and manage documents - despite research showing huge benefits from ECM integrations.
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Storage
Storage Switzerland report shows data centres ‘storing data in jail’
New research from Storage Switzerland focuses on the migration, management and modernisation of data in today’s cloud era.
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Cisco
Commvault announces new ‘ScaleProtect’ for Cisco resellers
​Commvault has announced a new product –ScaleProtect – with Cisco UCS for scale-out data protection for the enterprise.
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Data Centre Operators
Nearly half of UK IT infrastructure moving to cloud in next 6 months
A new survey has found digital transformation is driving mass cloud adoption in the UK, however many still remain cautious about costs.
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Data analytics
Advisor shares how businesses can maximise value of their data
RoZetta Technology asserts many businesses still misunderstand how to optimise the value of their data assets.
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Cybersecurity
Majority of organisations that think they’re GDPR compliant actually aren’t
A global study from Veritas has made some disconcerting findings, revealing only 2% of supposedly ‘GDPR-ready’ organisations are in fact compliant.
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Storage
'A new era of data-centric computing' - DDN announces new storage innovations
DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced a number of performance and reliability innovations across its storage appliances.
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GDPR
$1.8 MILLION: Average Investment by AU organisations to surge on EU data compliance
A global survey from Veritas has made some startling findings in AU that look likely to translate as opportunities for the channel.
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Infrastructure
Are you prepared for the future of data? Here’s some guidelines
The next leap forward in enterprise storage speed and consolidation is upon us - fail to prepare for it and you will prepare to fail.
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SDN & NFV
Polaris Data Centre makes 'Mega' update for new and existing tenants
Already widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading Tier 3+ data centres, Polaris has now taken the experience to a whole new level.
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Partner Programme
Informatica unveils new global channel partner program
Informatica launches program designed to make lives easier for distributors and resellers by extending product portfolio to a wider range of customers