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Dell EMC expands server capabilities for the modern data centre

Dell EMC has announced three new servers designed for software-defined environments, edge and high-performance computing (HPC). The PowerEdge R6415, PowerEdge R7415 and PowerEdge R7425 expand the 14th generation of the Dell EMC PowerEdge server portfolio with new capabilities to address the demanding workload requirements of today’s modern data centre. All three rack servers with the […]


Cisco seeks to transform network management with intent-based innovations

Over the past few years, the explosion of devices, adoption of cloud and exponential growth of security threats have challenged current approaches for building and managing networks. Cisco’s vision is to create a network that anticipates operational issues, stops security threats in their tracks, and continues to learn, adapt and protect. To realise this, Cisco […]


Student with CNet Training on working in the data centre industry

CNet Training recently welcomed Alex Taylor, an anthropology PhD student from the University of Cambridge, on to its Certified Data Centre Management Professional (CDCMP®) education programme. Alex recently researched the practices and discourses of data centres. In this article, he outlines his research in more detail and explains how the education programme contributed to his […]


Digital solutions provider Batelco to launch world-class datacentres in Bahrain

Batelco, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading digital solutions provider, has begun work to build a number of world-class TIER III datacentre facilities to ensure the highest level of business continuity for the enterprise and government sectors. The project is central to the overall datacentre plan for the Kingdom of Bahrain in line with the Kingdom’s […]


Equinix executive stresses the importance of digital infrastructure

Digital infrastructure needs to be considered a basic business requirement for UAE companies, according to an Equinix executive. Brian Lillie, Chief Product Officer, Equinix, said during a visit to Dubai for a knowledge sharing session with telco du, that the rapid development of smart technology in the UAE has redefined the way companies do business. […]


How to overcome the challenges of moving to the cloud

Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, has announced the results of a global survey spanning 13 countries indicating that the majority of global organisations (56%) operate with a cloud-first mentality when it comes to deploying new applications and managing workloads. The survey shows that only one percent of organisations will not be adopting cloud […]


Commvault launches powerful scale-out data protection infrastructure

Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, has launched Commvault HyperScaleTM Appliance and Commvault HyperScaleTM Software, two powerful, cloud-ready data infrastructure offerings that provide customers with on-premises simplicity, elasticity, resilience, flexibility and scale for managing secondary data. Flexible to fit a range of customer needs, the solutions are available as an all-in-one […]


Huawei introduces new Boundless Computing strategy at GITEX 2017

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, took to GITEX today to unveil its Boundless Computing server strategy and series solutions to drive digital transformation for the Middle East’s businesses. The strategy comes as the result of Huawei’s commitment to creating greater, more tangible value for its customers pioneering the digital transformation. As part of […]


BIOS Middle East launches Microsoft Azure Stack at GITEX with Cisco

BIOS Middle East, the United Arab Emirates number one Cloud Service Provider, is ready to face the future with its new integrated cloud offering. Azure Stack built on Cisco and managed by BIOS brings the power of Microsoft Azure in-country. Azure Stack will provide the same look and feel as Azure while federating to Azure […]


Equinix acquires Istanbul data centre from Zenium

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company appearing at GITEX Technology Week 2017, have announced that they have acquired the Zenium data centre business in Istanbul from the existing shareholders in an all-cash transaction for US$93 million. The data centre currently generates approximately US$2.5 million of annualised revenues. The acquisition was […]