Data Centre News, Features, and Interviews

  • Chorus expands colocation services with Nlyte

    Chorus is expanding its Chorus EdgeCentre Colocation product from its Auckland Mt Eden exchange with sites in Christchurch and Wellington due to go live in June, and is bolstering the product with a data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) product from Nlyte, becoming Nlyte’s first New Zealand customer.

    16 May 19 12:35 Written by Stuart Corner
  • NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

    By delivering high speed and low latency storage over a network fabric, NVMe over Fabrics promises to take demanding applications to a new level of performance. Here's what you need to know.

    14 May 19 20:00 Written by John Edwards
  • SKA team completes design for world’s most powerful supercomputer

    Australia’s CSIRO, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are part of an international consortium that has completed a five-year effort to design supercomputing infrastructure that will help process the masses of data generated by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.

    13 May 19 12:52 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • How the Bank of England is modernising its systems for the future

    The Bank of England is looking to modernise its technology platform to open up its payments infrastructure to smaller fintech players, better manage the proliferation of data, and leverage advanced automation and AI techniques.

    02 May 19 00:08 Written by By Scott Carey
  • Google to buy data migration company Alooma

    Google has announced it will buy data migration company Alooma, as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amazon and Microsoft.

    20 Feb. 19 13:36 Written by Reuters
  • How Dynatrace CEO John Van Siclen completely rebuilt his company around AI

    Some years ago, monitoring software vendor Dynatrace made the decision to pivot to an AI-first approach. The decision was based, as the story goes, on the belief that it was better "to be the disruptors rather than the disrupted" in the words of current CEO John Van Siclen. To move from a traditional monitoring and logging vendor to a 'software intelligence' company would involve a massive leap of faith though, and a radical restructuring of the company from inside and out.

    04 Feb. 19 13:47 Written by By Laurie Clarke
  • How Dynatrace is instrumental to the Royal Caribbean customer journey

    Royal Caribbean is known as an innovator within the cruise liner industry - boasting the first robot bartenders, onboard skydiving and onboard surf simulators - but it is not a technology company, and like most modern travel companies it relies on seamless technology and web-booking as a key differentiator.

    02 Feb. 19 00:49 Written by By Laurie Clarke
  • Cisco extends ACI to public cloud

    Cisco has extended its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) software-defined networking solution to the public cloud, with the vendor announcing today that ACI would support Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure.

    29 Jan. 19 20:36 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • AWS offers to put its infrastructure in your data centre

    Amazon Web Services has launched a private preview of ‘AWS Outposts’: A new offering that involves the deployment of AWS-designed hardware within a customer’s own data centre.

    29 Nov. 18 14:16 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Suncorp NX deploys Nutanix to support Citrix VDI

    Banking and insurance group Suncorp New Zealand has deployed Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS software to support its Citrix virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), enabling staff to work remotely.

    05 Nov. 18 09:08 Written by Stuart Corner
  • In pictures: IT Leaders Breakfast | Digital Now and Digital Savvy - Auckland

    How can IT leaders continuously reinvent the business - with technology at the core - to stay competitive and address internal and external stakeholder demands? Technology and digital leaders share insights on this and other challenges in the cloud era, at the CIO and Computerworld breakfast forum in Auckland, held in conjunction with Zoho.

    04 Oct. 18 06:00 Written by Divina Paredes
  • Openstack Rocky builds on automation, upgrades and usability

    Time again for another Openstack release, the open source infrastructure's 18th iteration - Rocky - which promises to heap on new features that further improve automation and usability among a variety of hardware architectures.

    04 Sept. 18 09:10 Written by Tamlin Magee
  • Be afraid, Dell EMC CTO tells CIOs

    CIOs “have every right to be scared” as they face the challenge of responding to disruptive forces of unprecedented number and magnitude that are transforming enterprise IT, according to Dell EMC CTO John Roese.

    03 Sept. 18 12:33 Written by Stuart Corner
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