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Internet
Hawaiian Telcom & Hawaiki extend capacity between APAC & the US
The end result is a new route linking Sydney, Guam, Hawai‘i and Los Angeles, offering greater connectivity and route diversity to organisations operating between Australia and the United States.
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Electricity
Panduit joins ETIM International to standardise product management
Panduit states that its move to the ETIM data model is supported in data centers, enterprise, and industrial product groups.
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Edge Data Centre
Zenlayer enhances edge capabilities across EdgeConneX data center network
The network will offer Zenlayer services such as on-demand bare metal cloud, direct connections to major public clouds and data centers, as well as managed hosting capabilities.
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA launches next-gen AI 'data center in a box'
NVIDIA states that the workgroup server is more than four times faster than the previous generation of DGX station. 
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Servers
Raritan launches new data center products to market
Offerings include a new smart rack controller that acts as an environmental monitoring tool.
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Edge Data Centre
Data center firm EdgeConneX sold to EQT Infrastructure
EQT Infrastructure will continue to operate EdgeConneX with plans to pursue ‘aggressive’ growth in existing and new markets worldwide.
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Data Centre Cooling
'Freezing' winter could thwart data center construction plans, warns Aggreko
A freezing winter ahead could pose major setbacks for data center construction projects already delayed by COVID-19 this year.
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Open source
Open Compute Foundation certifies first China data center as OCP Ready
Chayora Limited develops and operates data center campuses in China, including the TJ1 facility that serves the Greater Beijing region in Tianjin.
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Open source
OpenStack Foundation rebrands with new mission to support open source
The Open Infrastructure Foundation (OIF) will focus on supporting and advancing open source as requirements for compute, networking, and storage evolve.
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Data Centre Interconnection
STACK Infrastructure links up to Wave Data Center Ring II
The partnership will bring connections to new long haul fiber routes, cloud on-ramps, and several submarine cables that connect to Asia, Australia, and the Pacific.
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Servers
NVIDIA pioneers BlueField-2 DPU - a data center on a chip
Unveiled at GTC 2020, the company revealed details about its new data processing units (DPUs) that support NVIDIA’s data center infrastructure on a chip software called DOCA.
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Digital Transformation
Alibaba Cloud launches new cloud database solutions following market growth
"We want our customers to ride on the future trend, and we will continue to innovate and provide our customers with the best database technology so that together, we can build a solid foundation in their digital transformation process."
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Hybrid Cloud
Firms seek benefits of hybrid cloud, but rollouts pose problems
Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT model, although many organisations are struggling to adopt it.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Trend Micro receives AWS Outposts Ready designation
rend Micro solutions are now fully and demonstrably capable of integrating with Outposts deployments.
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Cambium Networks
Cambium Networks' "breakthrough" in 60 GHz fixed wireless broadband
The technology can deliver ‘fibre-like’ internet speeds at a lower cost and faster time to market than last-mile wired networks.
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Artificial Intelligence
VIDAR: A new technology that could be 'bigger than 5G'
I genuinely don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say this is simply the most exciting technology to ever come out of Australia… in fact, I’m starting to wonder if this could become as big as cloud.”
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5G
Blue Wireless expands 5G portfolio into the Americas
Before today’s announcement, the company had previously only expanded in the Europe and Asia Pacific regions; now, Blue Wireless has added the United States, Canada and Mexico to the list of countries it serves, bringing the total to 61.
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Data Protection
California's CCPA now enforced worldwide
“The expansive reach of the CCPA and scope of data it covers can make compliance feel daunting to many,” comments ISACA Privacy Group member David Bowden.
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Submarine Cable Projects
Orient Link onboards NEC to develop MIST submarine cable
The Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit (MIST) Cable System will be designed to deliver more than 216 terabits per second (Tbps) capacity, and will span more than 8100 kilometres (5033 miles).
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SD-WAN
Megaport gears up to release Virtual Edge platform
Megaport has announced the new release of Megaport Virtual Edge (MVE), a platform designed to enable SD-WAN capabilities through strategic collaboration.
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Firewall
Fortinet unveils firewall offering for hyperscale & 5G environments
The company continues to push the boundaries of hardware-accelerated performance for security and networking convergence.
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Server-less computing
Cloudflare creates Workers Unbound platform for serverless development
Cloudflare will continue to offer the original Cloudflare Workers model, now known as Cloudflare Workers Bundled. Cloudflare Workers Unbound now allows developers using the Cloudflare Workers platform to create more complex applications.
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Gartner
Cohesity named as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
Cohesity believes that it was named as a leader for its approach to modern data management.
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Equinix
Cloudscene reveals H1 2020 data center leaders
Equinix took out the top spot in three of the regions (North America, Asia, and Oceania), while Digital Realty ranked highest in EMEA.