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Colocation
2018 will be a big year for Singapore's data center market
"2018 is shaping up to be another big year, with providers including DODID, Global Switch and Iron Mountain slated to bring new data centers online.”
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Cloud
Equinix connects global data centers to create inter-metro connectivity fabric
Any Equinix customer will be able to request connections to any of the more than 1,000 participants on ECX Fabric today.
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Colocation
New report suggests efficiency tech & programs impact selection of colocation providers
It only makes sense, then, for colo’s to try to keep their own costs down, in part by using various data center efficiency technologies.
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Internet of Things
Schneider Electric survey provides insights on the future of hybrid IT
The survey had many responses, including: “Be open to change. Internal data centres aren’t going to be here forever. Be ready to move with them.”
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Edge Computing
Research uncovers top reasons customers leave colo’s for the cloud – and vice versa
More than 4 of 10 respondents in a recent survey said they moved applications from public cloud to colocation providers within the last 2 years.
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Private Cloud
Private cloud revenue to drive OpenStack come 2018
Private cloud is expected to provide the majority of Openstack’s revenues soon, with deployments in APAC and China growing fastest.
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451 Research
Key Indian data center markets to reach almost $2bil by 2019 - report
84% of India’s data center supply is concentrated in the country’s five largest markets: Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Pune.
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Cybersecurity
New research prompts businesses to get ready for ‘EoT’
In addition to its almost infinite opportunities, BlackBerry asserts the Enterprise of Things (EoT) comes with a host of security risks.
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Edge Computing
Colocation providers are front & center in customer edge computing plans
Cloud computing often requires an assist from the edge because customers often need compute power closer to wherever they are.
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Hosting
Customers happy to pay premium for right cloud and hosting enhancements
There are big benefits in providing enhanced hosting and cloud services according to a new report, which found customers willing to pay 30% premiums.
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Internet of Things
Insights from colocation buyers delivered in new 451 Research report
“Our research identified several value-added services that align with colo customers’ changing needs.”
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Colocation
451 Research: Inside the (changing) colocation customer mind
Offering services in addition to colocation adds new revenue streams and deepens the relationship.
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451 Research
Uptime Institute launches its own data center research company
“We have identified a critically important void in the industry."
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Internet of Things
IoT already impacting IT infrastructure from edge to the cloud
The IoT 'data storm' is already being felt by companies, with many planning to increase storage capacity and IT infrastructure to cope.
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Cloud
Everything-as-a-Service 'the next big cloud opportunity'
Everything-as-a-service is the next big cloud opportunity according to 451 Research, which says there are significant opportunities for the channel.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
ServerCentral invests in Turing Group to ramp up hybrid cloud AWS offerings
"By 2018, 68% of companies will operate in multi-cloud environments."
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Hybrid Cloud
NetApp: New data center modernization, HCI & hybrid cloud offerings
NetApp identifies digital transformation as a top priority and says that global business leaders need new ways to harness their data.
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Infrastructure
Aussie data center operators get Equinix visibility tech - Tokyo next
“This helps give peace of mind to companies that are used to running on-premise data centres."
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Digital Transformation
Global study finds APAC businesses leading the way in digital transformation
A recent global study from CenturyLink has revealed Asia Pacific (APAC) businesses are on top of the world when it comes to digital transformation.
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451 Research
Enterprises' hosting and cloud budget growth outpacing total IT spend growth
Growth in hosting and cloud services spend will outpace total IT spend growth this year, with a survey also highlighting the value of specialisation.
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Internet of Things
How cloud, IoT and digital services have driven the development of DCIM as a service
Clearly the big trends which affect IT specifically and many vertical sectors generally, are also having an impact on the data center
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Microsoft
The war on cloud pricing: Object storage moves into the mainstream
451 Research says that virtual machines have been the traditional battleground for price cuts as providers seek to gain attention and differentiation.
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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
Azure closes gap on AWS, as customers call for more business alignment
​Cloud service providers need to step up their game when it comes to aligning IT and business requirements for customers, according to a new survey.
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Cloud
Data compliance top of mind for Japanese enterprises as legal deadline looms
More than half of Japanese enterprises are increasing their security spending – and topping the list is compliance.