Tablets making inroads in the enterprise and power costs continually on the rise were some of the key topics of last year, and Gartner expects these issues to grow in importance in 2012 and beyond
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Local Web hosting outfit, Anchor, has “gone Hollywood” and set up a point of presence (POP) in Los Angeles.
An open mindset will enable businesses to realise their “ideal Cloud,” according to VMware products and solutions senior manager, Michael Warrilow
Integrated critical power and cooling services provider, APC by Schneider Electric, has appointed Andrew Sylvester as sales manager for datacentre software, and Grant Barnes as professional services and engineering solutions manager for the Pacific region.
In 2012, the supply side of the market will facilitate a broad-based adoption of automation capabilities
Data centre provider, Equinix, has appointed Tony Simonsen as the new country manager in Australia.
Expects to connect more than 800 customers with 27 technology vendors
Also expects ripple effect on regional businesses and new employments
Macquarie Telecom’s North Ryde datacentre secures anchor client
Energy management company, Schneider Electric, has acquired the Viridity EnergyCentre 2.0 platform, a product specialising in DCIM management software.
2011 was challenging. It's that simple, according to IDC A/NZ market analyst, Amy Cheah. This was despite major industry-wide stand-outs such as the launch of ultrabooks, the first look at Microsoft’s Windows 8 and the release of Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
Nimsoft maps the future growth of IT management
Google today announced the start of construction of its first data centre in Southeast Asia located in Singapore. It slated to cost the Internet search giant US$120 million and is expected to be fully operational in early 2013.
Industry experts tip the key areas for the channel
The chip vendor claims it has released the world's first 16 core x86 CPU will increase scalability for virtualisation
IT budgets and responsibilities are moving out of the control of IT departments and into the hands of others, thanks to trends such as consumerisation and cloud computing, Gartner says in its vision for 2012 and the coming years.
IDC researchers say some big battles will be brewing in 2012 in the cloud, mobile and Big Data arenas, so much so that "companies like Microsoft, HP, SAP, RIM, and others - including Apple- will face 'crossroads moments' in 2012. By the end of the year, we should have a good idea which vendors will - and won't - be among the industry's leaders at the end of the decade," said Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief analyst at IDC in a statement.
Global cloud computing traffic will grow 12-fold from now to 2015, according to a new Cisco study.
Logica to offer larger portfolio of specialised services in networking and datacentre solutions
With the uncertain economic outlook for 2012, analyst house IDC expects companies in the region to take a cautious approach to ICT spending in the coming year.
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