Business Cloud News

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.

Juniper Networks and Lenovo form global datacentre partnership


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

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.

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.

Lenovo and Nutanix combo to run private cloud over hyperconverged datacentres


Datacentre hardware maker Lenovo is to install Nutanix Software in a bid to speed up the process of building the infrastructures that support private clouds.

Huawei’s OceanStor could make European data centres deliver cloud in a flash

Alibaba is boosting the performance of its cloud services and reassuring customers on data protection

Huawei has launched a drive to put flash memory in Europe’s data centres in a bid to speed up the delivery of cloud services.

Equinix creates direct link to Oracle Cloud Services via Cloud Exchange


Data centre operator Equinix has agreed to give its Cloud Exchange users direct access to Oracle Cloud Service, the software vendor’s public platform for infrastructure services.

Alibaba announces second Silicon Valley datacentre


AliCloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, has announced the opening of its second datacentre in Silicon Valley.

Equinix and Telecity to offer Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute for Office 365

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Data centre operators Equinix and TelecityGroup are both now offering Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute for Office 365 as part of their cloud offerings.

Nokia keen to promote its telco cloud portfolio

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Finnish kit vendor Nokia is continuing to promote its nascent cloud offerings for telcos, three months after the launch of its AirFrame datacenter family of products, reports