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Datacentre operator, NextDC, experienced a $7.3m loss in the first half of fiscal 2014, down from a $4.7m profit in the previous corresponding period.
Datacentre provider, NextDC, has opened the doors to its 9600sqm Perth-based P1 datacentre located in Malaga.
The storage industry is an important component of the Internet of Everything (IoE), according to Quantum.
Californian networking vendor, Arista Networks, has partnered with Distribution Central to tap into the distributor’s vendor and channel ecosystem in Australia and New Zealand.
Global telecommunications service provider Pacnet has launched a software-defined networking solution in the datacentre throughout APAC and the US.
Microsoft has named its only system centre Cloud and datacentre management MVP for 2014, Data#3's Justin Cook.
Application delivery networking company, F5 Networks, has hired Tony Bill to execute its F5 Synthesis architectural vision throughout Australia and New Zealand as managing director for the region.
The Victorian ICT sector is set to gain a significant boost as IBX datacentre and co-location provider, Equinix, prepares to commence the construction of a $US60 million datacentre in Port Melbourne.
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Value-added distributor Connector Systems aims for double-digit growth in Australia as a ‘bare minimum’, and looks for acquisitions to strengthen its presence in the market. But that is just one part of the story.
With the evolving needs of regional management, Emerson Network Power is transitioning to dedicate and focus on growth in its specific organisations within the Asia-Pacific. ARN spoke to the company’s new president of the Asia market, Anand Sanghi, about his recent promotion, company strategy and recent acquisitions.
While Cisco Systems branches out into consumer electronics, video, mobile data and other areas, one of its biggest areas of focus today is enterprise data centers. The dominant LAN provider thinks the transformation of data centers through virtualization calls for new kinds of connections and a broader role for network technology and intelligence. John McCool oversees this push as senior vice president and general manager of Cisco's Data Center, Switching and Services group. IDG News Service talked with McCool recently about the company's own role and its partnerships with other vendors in this arena.
Dr Kai Li is a professor at Princeton University and one of the founder fathers of de-duplication vendor, Data Domain, which was the subject of an acquisition battle between rivals, NetApp and EMC (the latter won). He talked to TREVOR CLARKE about the technology and what it takes to create a successful start-up.
Today's datacenters are downright cramped, yet forced to continue absorbing more technologies and tapping into the latest trends, all while maximizing efficiency and reducing costs. The current recession makes now the time to glance back for a historical perspective to better understand how to not only survive in this different world but also to best prepare for the future.
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A group of select attendees gathered at an exclusive roundtable lunch to discuss datacentre predictions for 2014 – with a key focus on the software-defined datacentres promise and vision.
For one of the world’s largest producers of zinc as well as a substantial producer of copper, lead, gold and silver, moving towards a hybrid cloud computing environment was a no-brainer.
The Gillard Government’s carbon tax has provoked varied and, in some cases, extreme reactions but the message from the channel is simple - bring it on.
Cisco, HP and others are waging an epic battle to gain control of the data center, but at the same time they are joining forces to push through new Ethernet standards that could greatly ease management of those increasingly virtualized IT nerve centers.
Faced with the continued commoditization of servers, IT vendors this year will try to differentiate their offerings by moving toward more highly integrated, unified compute platforms.
It’s the heart of the IT infrastructure and when it is beating too fast, energy – and by default money – goes to waste. For many organisations, the datacentre provides the lifeblood of operations, but when it is running ineffi ciently it eats up a signifi cant amount of dollars. In this feature, TREVOR CLARKE outlines 10 ways to help cut datacentre costs.
Do hundreds of gallons of used vegetable oil belong anywhere near a data center, let alone inside? Phil Nail thinks so.
IT takes a close look at shipping container-based data centers
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