When Facebook built its first company-owned data center in Prineville, Oregon, designing and managing the facility was only part of the challenge. In a blog post Monday, the company explained how it had to stress-test its entire software infrastructure by commandeering a giant cluster of production servers on the other side of the country.
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Technology and services giant, HP, recently launched its FlexNetwork architecture – a unified architecture for the data centre, campus and branch that enables businesses to fully utilise virtualisation, mobility, media-rich content and cloud computing.
Data center operator Tata Communications will invest S$440 million (US$357 million) in Singapore over the next four years to meet a fast-growing regional demand for data center capacity.
NTT acquires 70 per cent of Frontline Systems as it expands its global ICT services offerings
LAS VEGAS -- It's not often HP and Cisco share the same stage during a keynote address. But today at Interop that's exactly what they did -- and HP didn't share the stage nicely.
Cisco Tuesday unveiled a wireless LAN controller that allows centralized management of up to 500 branch office locations from one data center.
HP Enterprise services will migrate the ATO systems to a new datacentre and manage the government agency's IT infrastructure.
IT services provider, The Frame Group, has become the latest company to join the Whole-of-Government Data Centre Migration Services Providers panel.
The security industry has been rocked by a near-constant stream of breaches and threats in 2011, and it’s having a real impact on security resellers’ business and customer interaction, but in a very positive way.
Microsoft and VMware are the enemies of interoperability, and only open source software can prevent cloud lock-in.
IT integrator, Integ Group, has joined Emerson Network Power as an official Network Solutions Provider (NSP).
Julian Kudritzki has more visibility than most into how the Uptime Institute's data center tier system is being used around the world, and according to him it's become a useful tool to help businesses find a reliable hosting provider for their applications.
Cisco Systems launched its first containerized data center on Monday, coming late to the party but offering some unique management features that could help set it apart from other vendors.
IT services provider, Harbour IT, has launched its cloud computing service into the market based on FlexPod infrastructure.
Power supply vendor, Socomec, has expanded its Australian team.
IBM says it will support servers running Microsoft Windows on one of its mainframe platforms by the end of this year.
It has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire a vacant lot in Perth and expects to complete the purchase by July
IBM has been chosen to supply a high density cooling solution at the University of Melbourne’s new datacentre, Data Hall 2, which goes live late this year.
Polaris to open new $200 million Victorian facility
This week, a $12 billion maker of network connectors and panels will unveil a chipset to provide greater security and visibility in data center networks.
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