Business Cloud News

New France-IX DNS server claims to reduce latency 10x

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International internet exchange point provider France-IX has unveiled a new DNS server in Paris that claims to reduce internet traffic latency to 1-3ms.

EMC outlines ‘Technical Debt’ challenges for data greedy enterprises

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Speaking at EMC World, President of Core Technologies Division at EMC Guy Churchward joined Jeremy Burton, President of Products and Marketing, to outline one of the industry’s primary challenges, technical debt.

Welcome to the cloud party – Michael Dell launches Dell Technologies

Michael Dell at EMC World

Speaking at EMC World, Dell CEO Michael Dell and EMC CEO Joe Tucci outlined the rationale behind one of history’s largest mergers, and announced the name of the industry’s latest tech giant – Dell Technologies.

Intel prioritizes cloud, IoT and 5G in new business strategy


Intel has outlined a new business strategy to capitalize on new trends within the industry including cloud technology, IoT and 5G.

Verizon launches NFV OpenStack cloud deployment over five data centres


Verizon has completed the launch of its NFV OpenStack cloud deployment project across five of its US data centres, alongside Big Switch Networks, Dell and Red Hat.

Software-Defined Data Centre to become a common fixture in US – survey

Cloud computing

A survey from security and compliance company HyTrust claims the Software-Defined Data Centre (SDDC) is on the verge of becoming a common fixture in corporate America.

Equinix launches Data Hub solution for customers on the edge

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Data centre company Equinix has launched its Data Hub solution to enable enterprise customers to develop large data repositories and dispense, consume and process the data at the edge.

Google continues public cloud charge with 12 new data centres


Google has continued its expansion plans in the public cloud sector after announcing it will open 12 new data centres by the end of 2017.

US revealed to have 46% of all data centres despite EU concerns

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New findings from Synergy Research Group show that 46% major cloud and internet data centre sites are located in the US, with second placed China only accounting for 7%.

Rackspace updates OpenStack-powered cloud server, OnMetal

Cisco and IBM are teaming up on converged hardware solutions

Rackspace has updated its OpenStack-powered cloud server, OnMetal, focusing its new features on building connectivity between public cloud and dedicated hardware.