Members of the regional Asia Data Centre Alliance (ADCA), who met recently in Bangkok, will partner to offer multinationals in the region a world-class remote accessibility service that would enable direct, multicity connectivity through its five members’ data centres located across Asia.
One of the technology trends that have dominated this year is big data – a term that is ambiguous because it means different things to different people, writes Edwin Yapp.
AIA Bhd’s chief information officer Teh Kim Leng talks to Karamjit Singh about the importance of mobile in the company’s strategy, and why there is no business case for outsourcing.
AIMS Group has announced a partnership with China Telecom which will see the Malaysian company reselling the latter’s premium IP routes and data centre capacity to local corporations seeking to expand into various Chinese cities.
In many cases, we make pragmatic decisions or fail to implement a reasonably decent solution because the long term risks of ownership cast dark clouds over our choices, writes Mark Thiele.
In the third annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2012 – 2017) issued recently, Cisco forecasts that global cloud traffic, the fastest growing component of data centre traffic, is expected to grow more than fourfold – a 35% combined annual growth rate (CAGR) – from 1.2 zettabytes of annual traffic in 2012 to 5.3 zettabytes by 2017.
Brocade has announced a new network virtualisation gateway based on its VCS Fabric technology that it said would enable customers to bridge logical networks with physical resources to provide a unified data centre architecture.
Avaya has announced its Software-Defined Data Centre (SDDC) framework, which it said was designed to deliver productivity, agility and time-to-service enhancements to businesses operating highly virtualised data centres.
Global intelligent Power Distribution Unit (PDU) manufacturer Enlogic has announced its first OEM (original equipment manufacturing) partnership, with SJ Manufacturing’s Malaysian facility.
Google, IBM, Mellanox, NVIDIA and Tyan have announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium that would deliver more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, hyperscale and cloud data centres, based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture.