HP and Salesforce have joined Verizon’s secure cloud interconnect service, which uses private IP addresses to connect its cloud and multiple cloud platforms together.
Network security specialist Akamai has opened a new datacentre in Japan in a bid to extend the reach of its cloud-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation service. The move comes at a time when DDoS attacks are more easily procured than ever before.
IBM has aggressively expanded its cloud platform with the addition of twelve datacentres across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe. The move will see the IT giant partner with Equinix for nine of those datacentres.
Chinese infrastructure specialist Huawei and open source software vendor Red Hat have announced a partnership to deliver carrier grade, OpenStack-based cloud solutions to enable NFV deployments.
Cisco and IBM are teaming up to offer integrated server solutions that combine Cisco’s UCS technology with IBM’s Storwize storage system. The VersaStack deal is Cisco’s first big integrated infrastructure announcement since its divestment from VCE in October.
Hosting, cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb has opened a datacentre in Hong Kong to drive adoption of the company’s services in the region. The move comes just one month after the company announced a US expansion and partnership with Equinix.
Google announced that its cloud platform is now PCI certified, paving the way for companies to use the platform to handle services that process or store credit card information.
Datacentre, colocation and cloud services provider IO announced this week that the company intends to split into two companies in early 2015, one to focus on its cloud and colocation business and the other to focus on datacentre hardware and software.
Spanish operator Telefónica announced that the company will offer direct connectivity to Equinix’s cloud exchange in a bid to bolster access to a broader array of commercial cloud services.
Dimension Data has unveiled a managed cloud platform in Canberra Monday in a bid to capture more business from the Australian public sector. The facility, under final construction, is due to open early next year.