What is latency?
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Network & Internet

What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it
21 Jul 2021
Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions
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cloud computing

Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions

The company said that the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability will allow organisations to meet carbon reduction and sustainability goals
14 Jul 2021
Macquarie Telecom to build new Sydney data centre
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data centres

Macquarie Telecom to build new Sydney data centre

The Australian telco said it will meet the needs of government and multinational customers and enhance NSW’s cyber security capabilities
14 Jul 2021
The cost of overprovisioning
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Sponsored

The cost of overprovisioning

Having extra capacity available "just in case" may seem prudent, but it could be more expensive than you think
13 Jul 2021
The future is flexible
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Sponsored

The future is flexible

When infrastructure is available on demand, businesses become more efficient and productive
13 Jul 2021
Five business benefits of hyperconvergence
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data centres

Five business benefits of hyperconvergence

As the technology matures, what are the benefits of using hyperconverged systems?
13 Jul 2021
Google Cloud customers can now select regions based on CO2 output
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cloud computing

Google Cloud customers can now select regions based on CO2 output

The update is part of Google’s company-wide sustainability initiative that aims to achieve carbon-free status by 2030
13 Jul 2021
What are petabytes and just how big are they?
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Server & storage

What are petabytes and just how big are they?

Enterprise storage is moving from tera to peta, but what do the terms mean?
9 Jul 2021
Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer
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data centres

Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer

The chip giant will offer the system to academic medical research for free
7 Jul 2021
Intel data centre boss exits as CEO plots major shake-up
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Careers & training

Intel data centre boss exits as CEO plots major shake-up

The move is part of a major restructure at the firm which involves the creation of two new business units
23 Jun 2021
Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China
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data centres

Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China

The company is planning four new data centres in China to meet surging demand for its services
18 Jun 2021
Samsung unveils 'zoned namespace' SSDs for cloud and data centres
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solid state storage (SSD)

Samsung unveils 'zoned namespace' SSDs for cloud and data centres

The ZNS storage units offer up to four times longer lifespan for systems running bit data and AI applications
2 Jun 2021
Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1
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data centres

Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1

Increase partly attributed to its 2019 acquisition of Israeli-American datacentre specialists Mellanox
27 May 2021
South Australia gets new $70 million DCI data centre
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data centres

South Australia gets new $70 million DCI data centre

The facility is being built to meet the growing needs of local businesses and government
19 May 2021
Google Cloud and SpaceX partner on Starlink internet service
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Network & Internet

Google Cloud and SpaceX partner on Starlink internet service

The agreement will combine Starlink's satellite fleet with Google's infrastructure to launch networking services for enterprises
14 May 2021
Virtual desktops and apps for dummies
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Whitepaper

Virtual desktops and apps for dummies

An easy guide to virtual desktop infrastructure, end-user computing, and more
10 May 2021
Microsoft to give EU business customers greater control over data storage
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data protection

Microsoft to give EU business customers greater control over data storage

Engineering work is underway to make sure that by 2022, no data is routed outside of the EU
7 May 2021
HPE scores £22 million Singapore supercomputer contract
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE scores £22 million Singapore supercomputer contract

The new system will be reportedly 8x faster than the NSCC’s existing pool of HPC resources
28 Apr 2021
Dell and Secureworks team up to protect IT environments
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Security

Dell and Secureworks team up to protect IT environments

The subscription-based service is available today in North America but the rest of the world will have to wait until 10 May
26 Apr 2021
Intel’s data centre business shrinks 20% year-on-year
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components

Intel’s data centre business shrinks 20% year-on-year

Overall revenues remain flat as a surge in notebook CPU sales soften the blow
23 Apr 2021
Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities

Durham and Cambridge universities are building high-performance facilities for cutting-edge scientific research
15 Apr 2021
Nvidia takes aim at Intel with first data centre CPU
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data centres

Nvidia takes aim at Intel with first data centre CPU

The company claims the Arm-based processor will deliver 10x the performance of today's fastest server chips
13 Apr 2021
Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages
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data centres

Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages

The tech giant is said to be the first cloud provider running two-phase immersion cooling in a production environment
7 Apr 2021