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Cloud
Cyxtera tailors data center platform to federal govt workloads
Cyxtera Technologies has released a new version of its on-demand data center services platform designed especially for federal government workloads.
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Sustainability
HPE enters Swiss efficiency alliance
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has entered into an alliance to launch a first-of-its-kind data center efficiency label, designed to decarbonise data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS Outposts adds new availability regions
The seven new AWS Outpost regions include Asia (Hong Kong & Singapore), Middle East (Bahrain), Europe (London, Paris, Stockholm), and Canada (central).
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Digital Realty sells of chunk of data center portfolio
Digital Realty has sold off 10 of its data centers to investment firm Mapletree – adding US$557 million to Digital Realty’s books.
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Colocation
NYC data center provider DataGryd becomes approved CenturyLink vendor
DataGryd can now provide CenturyLink customers data center and colocation solutions.
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Business Continuity
Veritas announces support for AWS Outposts
Veritas Technologies can now support AWS Outposts, hailing a new era of enterprise workload protection for end user customers, no matter where they are running.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS study claims firms can slash carbon footprint by moving to cloud
Organisations can cut their carbon footprint by 88% just by moving their on-premise data center workloads to platforms such as AWS - or at least that’s according to a new study from 451 Research, which is also sponsored by AWS itself.
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Expansion
Bluebird Network to expand underground data center in Missouri
The expansion will add more than 11,500 square feet to the data center, bringing its total footprint to more than 29,000 square feet of white space.
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Servers
Fujitsu to ship PRIMEHPC supercomputers in March 2020
The Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX1000 and PRIMEHPC FX700 models both utilize technology of the Fugaku supercomputer, which was jointly developed by Fujitsu and RIKEN.
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Edge Computing
Vapor IO claims 'world first' software-defined edge interconnect solution
Vapor IO's Kinetic Edge Exchange, known as KEX, is a new way of allowing network operators, application developers and content providers to connect in edge meet-me rooms.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
F5 Networks extends cloud services across AWS
The two companies aim to ensure that customers are able to access the full suite of F5 Networks’ software as a service and cloud-native services to migrate, build, secure, and operate applications on AWS.
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Big Data
Alibaba Cloud achieves 'record' in big data performance
Alibaba Cloud’s MaxCompute has reportedly achieved a world record in big data performance and decision support, as defined by the Transaction Processing Council (TPC).
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Managed Services
Unisys named as leader in cloud and data center services
Information Services Group (ISG) has named Unisys as one of the global leaders in cloud and data center services.
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SD-WAN
Versa Networks celebrates success milestones
 Versa Networks is celebrating several success milestones, including industry awards, lucrative partnerships, and more than 1000 total customers to date.
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SD-WAN
Versa Networks matures into a major SD-WAN vendor
We look at the Silicon Valley networking software start-up, Versa Networks.
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Virtualisation
Apstra makes significant NSX move
We look at the innovative network software vendor's latest software release.
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Google Cloud
Cloudscene launches Google Cloud connectivity map
The Cloud Pathfinder app is designed for enterprises that wish to instantly find service poviders that deliver connectivity to Google Cloud’s global nodes.
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Internet of Things
NetEvents announces Innovation Award finalists for 2019
Darktrace, Mellanox, and NetFoundry are amongst the finalists for this year’s NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019, in the fields of Cloud/Datacenter, internet of things (IoT), and cybersecurity.
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Servers
Dell EMC brings new range of PowerEdge servers to market
The new PowerEdge servers are engineered to work with 2nd generation AMD EPYC processors and designed from the ground up to address demands of traditional, emerging, and multi-cloud workflows.
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Data center campus
Digital Fortress leases Seattle data center space
Enterprise-level colocation provider Digital Fortress has leased the entirety of Lincoln Rackhouse’s Seattle data center space in Seattle.
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Internet of Things
ON Semiconductor prepares for new era of IoT power over ethernet
ON Semiconductor is mobilising support for the new IEEE 802.3bt standard amongst its products and technologies, as it gets set for a new era of the internet of things (IoT).
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Hyperconverged infrastructure / HCI
Lanner Electronics brings hyperconvergence to Open Compute Project
Lanner Electronics has joined the Open Compute Project to provide more solutions for edge data centers.
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Ethernet
PacketFabric receives $75m investment to expand beyond US
Digital Alpha Advisors, LLC will invest the $75 million into PacketFabric, which will help PacketFabric rapidly scale in the United States and internationally.
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Cloud
Surge in uptake of VMware on AWS, survey reports
Enterprises are expressing growing interest in cloud platforms such as VMware Cloud on AWS, according to managed service provider Faction.