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Juniper Networks and Lenovo form global datacentre partnership

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Lenovo and Juniper Networks have announced a global strategic partnership to drive development of next-generation datacentre infrastructure solutions.

Spotify shifts all music from data centres to Google Cloud

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Music streaming service Spotify has announced that it is to switch formats for storing tunes for customers and is copying all the music from its data centres onto the Google’s Cloud Platform.

Cohesity claims data silo fragmentation solution

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Santa Clara based start-up Cohesity claims it will be able to drastically reduce the escalating costs of secondary storage.

Apple augments CloudKit with new APIs – eyes enterprise

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Apple has given developers a new option in CloudKit, a new application programming interface (API) into its servers. The new feature is announced on the Apple developer news blog.

Hitachi launches Hyper Scalable Platform with in-built Pentaho

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Hitachi Data System (HDS) has launched a rapid assembly datacentre infrastructure product that comes with a ready-mixed enterprise big data system built in.

Microsoft’s submarine datacentre makes a splash

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Microsoft has released details of a new pilot project for an undersea datacentre designed to cut power costs with free water cooling.

Qualcomm and Guizhou to make new server chipsets in China

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San Diego based chip maker Qualcomm and China’s Guizhou Huaxintong Semi-Conductor company have announced a joint venture to develop new server chip sets designed for the Chinese market.

AWS, Azure and Google intensify cloud price war

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As price competition intensifies among the top three cloud service providers, one analyst has warned that cloud buyers should not get drawn into a race to the bottom.

AWS adds hydro-powered Canadian region to its estate

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AWS has announced it will open a new carbon-neutral Canadian region to its estate as well as running a new free test drive service for cloud service buyers.

Snooper’s charter a potential disaster warns lobby of US firms

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The ‘snooper’s charter’ could neutralise the contribution of Britain’s digital economy, according to a representation of US tech corporations including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo.

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