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Apple to build new cloud infrastructure as Verizon sells off data centres – reports


Two US tech giants are heading in opposite directions regarding datacenters, according to a couple of recent reports

Software defined storage and security drive cloud growth, say studies

Cloud security

Data centre builders and cloud service developers are at loggerheads over their priorities, according to two new reports.

Toyota to build massive data centre and recruit partners to support smart car fleet

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Car maker Toyota is to build a massive new IT infrastructure and data centre to support all the intelligence to be broadcast its future range of smart cars.

ESI installs HPC data centre to support virtual prototyping

Cloud computing

Manufacturing service provider ESI Group has announced that a new high performance computing (HPC) system is powering its cloud-based virtual prototyping service to a range of industries across Europe.

Skyhigh Networks opens European data centre to resolve Safe Harbour fears


Cloud security vendor Skyhigh Networks has opened a new data centre in Germany as it moves to strengthen its support of European customers and multi-nationals.

EMC launches new open source tech for the software defined datacentre


EMC is launching RackHD and revised version of CoprHD and REX-Ray in its quest to be a top open source influence on tomorrow’s software defined datacentre industry.

Red Hat helps eMedlab share supercomputer in the cloud

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A cloud of bioinformatics intelligence has been harmonised by Red Hat to create ‘virtual supercomputers’ that can be shared by the eMedlab collective of research institutes.

Abraxas uses Huawei Cloud Fabric for SDN datacentre

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Cloud service provider Abraxas has built a new a virtualized multi-tenant cloud datacentre in Geneva, Switzerland using Huawei’s Cloud Fabric systems.

Google signs five deals for green powering its cloud services

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Cloud service giant Google has announced five new deals to buy 781MW of renewable energy from suppliers in the US, Sweden and Chile, according to a report on Bloomberg.

Web companies create their own problems on Black Friday – research

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The artificially created surge in demand for online bargains on Black Friday could be damaging many brands, according to a recent report by hosting giant Rackspace.