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Oracle Cloud selected to provide infrastructure for Premier League football
The league is deploying Oracle’s cloud, analytics and machine learning technologies to power in-match statistics that complement live action on the pitch.
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Edge Computing
Fastly launches storage solution on flagship edge cloud platform
Nearline Cache was built within Compute@Edge to enable customers to innovate at scale, and to the global scale and high performance.
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NTT's Cyberjaya 5 data center receives Uptime Institute, EPI certifications
NTT’s Cyberjaya 5 data center campus has this week received two certifications from the Uptime Institute, as well as separate certifications from EPI.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Trend Micro launches cloud security platform on AWS Marketplace
Organisations that build on AWS are now able to leverage Trend Micro Cloud One to protect their cloud-based environments.
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Artificial Intelligence
Lenovo launches next-gen ThinkSystem servers
The servers are built on Intel’s third-generation Xeon Scalable processors and PCIe Gen4.
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Cisco & Intel unveil new range of servers for hybrid cloud infrastructure
“Cisco and Intel are proud to deliver solutions that not only meet the demands of today’s workloads but provide the foundations necessary to embrace new and emerging technologies.” 
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Equinix gets into the business of selling time
The company recently launched a ‘Time as a Service’ offering.for microsecond-precision.
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Power / Energy
Google Cloud publishes carbon emissions data for every cloud region
The company is tracking its progress by using a figure called the Carbon Free Energy Percentage (CFE%).  
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High Performance Computing
AMD unveils new EPYC processor for high performance computing
AMD has today launched a new EPYC processor designed for the data center industry, cloud, and enterprise customers.
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Hybrid Cloud
CDS extends Raytrix MVS platform for data center industry
“We heard that we could make a significant impact on two key phases of the customer journey," says CEO.
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Partner Programme
Netrality expands partner program, adds incentives and enhancements
The Channel Partner & Strategic Alliances program is designed for Netrality Partners to leverage an ecosystem of providers to enhance and broaden their service offerings.
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Seagate rolls out storage-as-a-service platform
Seagate and Equinix are partnering to extend the reach of Seagate’s brand new storage-as-a-service platform Lyve Cloud.
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Power / Energy
CBRE & Virtual Power Systems boost power intelligence in data centers
"Through their Software-Defined Power technology, we will enhance system optimization in ways previously unavailable."
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Data center architecture
Cushman & Wakefield ranks top 10 data center locations worldwide
“The 2020 pandemic accelerated the change in corporate IT strategy, as companies rapidly shifted to the cloud."
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Cloud4C to deliver SAP services on Google Cloud's Anthos
Together with Cloud4C, Google Cloud will help to create a Centre of Excellence which aims to help businesses modernise mission-critical IT within Cloud4C’s SAP service portfolio.
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Public Cloud
Telco Systems upgrades edge compute capabilities for public cloud
Telco Systems CEO Ariel Efrati says that the telecommunications market is discovering the ‘beauty’ of public cloud.
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CPG expands executive leadership team with data centre veteran
"Leveraging my two decades in the industry, I look forward to working with CPG's executive and sales team to accelerate the company's growth trajectory across all lines of business."
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Digital Realty moves global HQ to Dallas, Texas
While the company aims to strengthen its presence in the Texas state, Digital Realty states it will maintain a significant presence in the ‘technology hub’ of San Francisco.
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Bluebird Network takes over ColoHub Data Center in Iowa
The data center was previously owned by Geneseo Communications.
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NordVPN caters to growing demand with server upgrade
NordVPN has announced it is upgrading its network to 10Gbps servers, with the intention of bringing NordVPN users better performance and maximum speed.
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Frost & Sullivan: 5G fixed wireless access poised to mimic 4G success
4G fixed wireless access (FWA) is now being delivered through 406 mobile operators in 164 countries around the world, but now is the time for 5G to mimic the same successes.
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HPE set to launch HPC offerings through GreenLake
HPE states that it will first offer an HPC service based on HPE Apollo systems, combined with storage and networking technologies.
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Internet of Things
IEEE gears up for World Forum on the Internet of Things 2021
Mark your calendar - these are the dates you need to know for the World Forum on Internet of Things 2021.
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Data Centre Interconnection
Digital Realty expands Data Gravity Index to 53 global metros
The metros expected to experience the most dramatic increase in Data Gravity Intensity include Jakarta, Indonesia, Singapore, Rome, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Atlanta.