Security and network integration provider, Bridge Point Communications and datacentre services company, Server Central, have entered into a principal agreement to merge on June 30
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The datacentre is a key element in building a global infrastructure, according to Datacenter Dynamics’ Mike Foskett.
Datacentre builder, NextDC, is anticipating its Brisbane datacentre ‘B1’ will be the most widely and diversely connected co-location facility in the state.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html">Data center</a> managers are well versed in distributing power efficiently to physical servers. But the proliferation of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/102510-burning-questions-virtualization-storage.html">virtualization</a>, with multiple virtual machines and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/applications.html">applications</a> running on a single piece of hardware, has made this task a lot more complicated.
Telstra has committed $800 million over the next five years to its cloud computing business.
A host of new <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html">data center</a> startups are coming on the scene to help IT shops handle the challenges posed by virtualized infrastructures and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/supp/2009/ndc3/051809-cloud-faq.html">cloud computing</a>.
Advantages of the national program include the ability to train, accredit and support all types of partners across different products and services supplied by NEC
Not everything is handed to data center managers on a silver platter. Sure, a few administrative tools arrive on freshly produced discs right from the server vendor. But there are some indispensable tools you can get from third parties, open-source providers or even IT colleagues with some extra time to develop apps.
Research firm, Ovum, has found that the number of organisations using [[artnid:387036|green IT|]] has grown to 68 per cent in the first half of 2010 and 73 per cent in the second half.
Technology and services giant, HP, has launched several converged infrastructure solutions and extended its hybrid delivery solutions portfolio.
Users and vendors this week got a framework for implementing virtual data center and cloud computing environments from <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/112310-it-user-supergroup.html">a group formed</a> eight months ago to define such requirements.
Disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider, Acronis, has launched a new global channel partner program to boost the IT capabilities and skills of businesses.
Wyong-based Verb DC has hired Erik Nahnsen as its director of operations.
Even though sales of Layer 2/3 <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/ethernet-switch.html">Ethernet switches</a> declined 12% sequentially in the first quarter, sales of 10 Gigabit top-of-rack switches are expected to jump 51% to $1 billion this year, according to Dell'Oro Group.
It is by no means the largest or most sophisticated Cisco network there is -- yet the infrastructure implemented by Transplace is nonetheless a great example of the target application for Cisco's data center switches.
After more than five years in the top role, APC Pacific vice-president, Gordon Makryllos, will be moving on from the vendor.
The old ways of building datacentres do not deliver ‘bang for buck’ and power consumption efficiency, according to CDC managing director, Greg Boorer.
Adelaide-based Computer Site Solutions (CSS) has become certified as an Emerson Network Power Solutions Partner (SP).
With the popularity of its virtual-machine software soaring, VMware has been focusing on optimizing security for its vSphere platform both through cooperation with third-party security vendors and encouraging a shift to its own software-based security architecture known as vShield.
About a third to half of all data centers will be physically expanding or leasing new space in the next two years, according to recent surveys.
Domo vice-president and general manager, Asia-Pacific, Paul Harapin, said the channel has a significant opportunity to help customers build a successful approach to innovation.. Read more