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Multi-cloud
Is it possible to enjoy container agility and be secure?
June 2019
In line with ever-changing demands on IT, containers are exploding in popularity and look set to become the preferred method for deploying applications.
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Public Cloud
Deutsche Bank opts with Red Hat for its hybrid cloud journey
May 2019
This week at Red Hat Summit 2019 the global open source solutions provider announced a major new partnership.
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Green IT
Akamai’s Texas data centers soon to be powered by wind
May 2019
Akamai Technologies has announced it is increasing its commitment to the ‘green’ data center.
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Colocation
Equinix completes AU$15.6 Perth data centre expansion
May 2019
The colocation giant says the data centre expansion will boost demand in Perth and position it as the digital hub of the country's west coast.
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AI
AI & ML to power the future of enterprise networks
April 2019
Aerohive's Alan Amrod shares the challenges of modern enterprise networks - as well the range of benefits that AI and ML are bringing.
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Cybersecurity
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
April 2019
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
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Printing
Fuji Xerox NZ unveils two new feature-packed printer series
April 2019
This month Fuji Xerox New Zealand announced two new series additions to its portfolio of monochrome printers ideal for the modern office.
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Hybrid Cloud
HPE & Nutanix join forces to deliver hybrid cloud as a service
April 2019
The two tech giants have partnered to offer a fully integrated solution that capitalises on the hybrid IT market.
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Startup
Bartercard helping Kiwi startups and small businesses thrive
April 2019
Here's a breakdown of what Bartercard actually is and how it provides invaluable opportunities for businesses privy of its network.
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AWS
AsiaPac to partner in VMware Cloud on AWS launch in Singapore
April 2019
VMware has revealed AsiaPac Distribution to be its launch partner for VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Singapore.
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Hyperscale
Colt DCS to build new hyperscale data centre in Osaka
April 2019
The new data centre will be the company's third hyperscale facility in Japan, which it says is a direct response to surging demand.
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Printing
Fuji Xerox’s flagship printer offering infinite possibilities
April 2019
In a market that some would say has peaked in innovation, it’s encouraging to see Fuji Xerox bucking the trend with its flagship production printer.
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IT Industry
ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
April 2019
Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
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Hybrid Cloud
Pure Storage makes hybrid cloud play with new acquisition
April 2019
The idea of hybrid cloud has immersed the world of IT since its inception, and now Pure Storage is accelerating its vision.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
5GN takes over Melbourne Data Centre for $5.7m
April 2019
In a move it says is ‘another completion of the infrastructure puzzle’, 5G Networks (5GN) has announced the acquisition of Melbourne Data Centre (MDC).
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Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Park Place acquires MCSA Group to extend UK footprint
April 2019
Park Place will take over all of the UK-based business-critical IT services and solution provider’s business across six offices in the UK, including one in Scotland.
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Pure Storage
AU Budget 2019: Tech panel discuss its merits and shortcomings
April 2019
Experts from the IT and tech industries share their disappointments and satisfaction on what the budget could mean for the sector in Australia.
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Edge Computing
Schneider and Cisco partner for new micro data centre options
April 2019
The tech heavyweights have announced a partnership in an effort to tap into a burgeoning market specialising in lightweight solutions.
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Green IT
Hyve’s new innovation trims power bills and employee fat
April 2019
It’s in dark times like these with Brexit looming above that it’s great to see some reassurance with classic British innovation.
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Cloud
Huawei commits data centre services to APAC ISPs
April 2019
In addition to releasing a host of new products, Huawei has signed an MoU and publicly stated its data centre plans for the region.
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Apple
Data centre titans blazing green energy trail – AWS under fire
March 2019
Data from Cloudscene has revealed tech giants like Google and Apple are setting a precedent in renewable energy, but AWS has come under fire.
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Colocation
IT pros call on AU government to decentralise data centres
March 2019
A number of IT leaders have come forward expressing their concerns around the centralisation of data centres in cities like Sydney and Melbourne, not allowing the country as a whole to thrive.
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Car
Your car is watching: Volvo to deploy tech to curb drink drivers
March 2019
The company is introducing a driver monitoring and intervention technology capable of taking control of the car if it detects the driver is drunk or tired.
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IOT
WiFi to provide infinite opportunities as the lifeblood of modern cities
March 2019
It's become virtually impossible to imagine our personal working lives without WiFI, but Ruckus says there's still so much more it can do.