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AirTrunk boosts Japan presence with West Tokyo data center
AirTrunk is planning to build TOK2, a new hyperscale data center in Japan which will strengthen the company’s presence in the country.
RDA and MVGX partner for sustainable data center development
Red Dot Analytics (RDA) and MetaVerse Green Exchange (MVGX) have entered a strategic partnership to make Singapore's data center development and operations more sustainable.
SmartCIC, BICS partner to expand wireless service options
SmarCIC has partnered with BICS to increase choice for organisations using fixed wireless services, expanding existing carrier relationships for its CELLSMART division.
Absolute Software expands Secure Access product offering
Absolute Software is enhancing its Secure Access product portfolio, enabling minimised risk exposure and optimised user experiences in the hybrid working environment.
Tech job moves
Tech job moves - Datacom, Micro Focus, SnapLogic and VMware
We round up all job appointments from May 6-12, 2022, in one place to keep you updated with the latest from across the tech industries.
Microsoft unveils adaptive accessories for disability access
Microsoft is introducing an expansive Inclusive Tech Lab to give people with disabilities greater access to technology through new software features and adaptive accessories.
Fortinet training edges toward closing cybersecurity gap
The Fortinet Training Institute has made significant progress in closing the cybersecurity skills gap, on track to train one million people by 2026.
Avaya OneCloud sees 118% ARR growth for second quarter 2022
Avaya Holdings has reported $750 million annual recurring revenue (ARR) for its OneCloud offering, up 21% sequentially and 118% from the same period last year.
Nintex named a Leader in Workflow and Content Automation
Aragon Research has named Nintex a Leader in Workflow and Content Automation (WCA) for its consistent product innovation and market leadership.
A10 Networks finds over 15 million DDoS weapons in 2021
A10 Networks notes that in the 2H 2021 reporting period, its security research team tracked more than 15.4 million Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) weapons.
Fastly named 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice
Fastly has announced it has been named a Customers' Choice in the 2022 Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer": Global CDN.
Red Hat and Accenture expand alliance for hybrid cloud
Red Hat and Accenture have announced the expansion of their partnership, collaborating on new offerings to assist businesses in their cloud continuum operations.
Power / Energy
DigitalBridge makes $30 million equity investment in LEDC
Leading Edge Data Centres (LEDC) has announced it has secured an AUD$30 million equity investment in its regional edge network from an affiliate of DigitalBridge Group, DigitalBridge.
AyalaLand and FLOW partner for data center development
AyalaLand Logistics Holdings Corp (ALLHC) and FLOW Digital Infrastructure have entered into a framework agreement to bolster the development of carrier-neutral data centers in the Philippines.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise hosts Channel Reignite sessions
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) hosted its HPE Channel Reignite sessions in Sydney and Melbourne last month to reconnect with the channel partner community.
Multiplex, NEXTDC making strong progress on S3 data centre
Multiplex has made a significant achievement on Stage 1 of NEXTDC’s S3 data centre, ‘topping out’ the structure in the Artarmon on Sydney’s lower North Shore.
Fortinet sees 34% revenue increase in latest financial results
Fortinet has released its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022, seeing a total revenue increase of 34.4% compared to the same quarter last year.
Cloudian recognised by Gartner for third consecutive year
Cloudian has announced it has been recognised as a Customers' Choice in the 2022 Gartner Peer Insights' Voice of the Customer': Distributed File Systems and Object Storage.
Techday launches TelcoNews sites to meet growing demand
Techday has launched three new TelcoNews sites to cater to our enterprise telecommunication technology audiences across Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Marketplacer and True Woo partner for wellness marketplace
Marketplacer has announced the completion of a new holistic online marketplace for True Woo, offering a range of products and services targeted at individuals seeking ways to improve their wellbeing.
Power at the edge: the role of data centers in sustainability
The Singaporean moratorium on new data center projects was recently lifted, with one of the conditions being an increased focus on power efficiency and sustainability.
Grasping the opportunity to rethink the metrics of a sustainable data centre
A data centre traditionally has two distinct operations teams: the Facility Operations team, and the IT Operations team. Collaboration between them is the key to defining, measuring, and delivering long-term efficiency and sustainability improvements.
Tech job moves
Tech job moves - Cisco, Hitachi Vantara, Tricentis & Zscaler
We round up all job appointments from April 28 - May 5, 2022, in one place to keep you updated with the latest from across the tech industries.
LYK Mobile becomes authorised Apple Repair Program partner
LYK Mobile has announced a strategic partnership with Apple, making it one of Singapore's authorised partners for the Apple Independent Repair Program.