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Data centre deployment: Things to consider when choosing a networking vendor
Business

Data centre deployment: Things to consider when choosing a networking vendor

When selecting a networking vendor to work with for your storage environment and ensure you have a future proof and scalable network, ensure you have considered the features and performance...

Phicomm Passion 660: The Chinese are here with passion
News & Analysis

Phicomm Passion 660: The Chinese are here with passion

It’s midway through the year, and we have our hands full with phone launches, and Chinese smartphones in particular. And then comes PHICOMM Passion 660!

Pune-based Arkin raises $15 million funding; launches Platform and Cloud Service
Business

Pune-based Arkin raises $15 million funding; launches Platform and Cloud Service

The company also announced the availability of their Platform and Cloud Service, that brings visibility and converged operations to software-defined data centers (SDDC).

Seven disastrous data centre mistakes -- and how to avoid them
Business

Seven disastrous data centre mistakes -- and how to avoid them

Understanding these common mistakes will help you to better manage and plan the data centre.

Brocade invests $300 mn to capture new IP-based market in India
Business

Brocade invests $300 mn to capture new IP-based market in India

Brocade will invest $300 million in India over the next five years. The company is making new investments in India to build facilities here as an additional base to support Brocade’s new IP innovations.

Budget 2015: Relief from double taxation on software a must
Business

Budget 2015: Relief from double taxation on software a must

The government in its upcoming budget must ensure a simplified tax regime to relieve the burden of exorbitant taxes on this account.

A10, Cisco to jointly provide application networking services
Business

A10, Cisco to jointly provide application networking services

Together, the Cisco ACI and A10 Thunder ADC solutions provide an automated approach to networking services based on application-specific policies that allow data centre applications to dynamically scale on demand.

Startups have limited influence on the Indian storage market: Barun Lala, HP
Business

Startups have limited influence on the Indian storage market: Barun Lala, HP

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Barun Lala, vice president-sales, Enterprise Group, HP India, talks about new offerings for the Indian market and why he doesn’t see any competition from niche startups.

Six datacentre trends to watch out for in 2015
Business

Six datacentre trends to watch out for in 2015

Cloud providers will drive innovation in the industry as they adopt technologies and practices that achieve high reliability at the lowest possible cost.

Global IT spending to grow 2.4% in 2015: Gartner
Business

Global IT spending to grow 2.4% in 2015: Gartner

The outlook for IT services in 2015 has been reduced to 2.5 percent growth, down from the 4.1 percent growth forecast in the previous quarter.

HP intros Distributed Cloud Networking solution to simplify datacentre deployments
Biztech

HP intros Distributed Cloud Networking solution to simplify datacentre deployments

DCN is a software-defined networking (SDN) solution that enables service providers and large organisations to automatically deploy secure cloud networks across a distributed infrastructure in minutes versus months.

Global data centre traffic poised to triple by 2018: Cisco
Biztech

Global data centre traffic poised to triple by 2018: Cisco

In 2013, cloud accounted for 54 per cent of total data centre traffic, and, by 2018, cloud will account for 76 per cent of total data centre traffic.

HP announces new enterprise architecture solutions
Biztech

HP announces new enterprise architecture solutions

HP is introducing two new HP ProLiant Moonshot servers delivering ARM-based systems for hyperscale, datacentre environments; HP SDN App Store; HP StoreVirtual Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) license; and HP 3PAR StoreServ 7200 All-Flash Starter Kit.

IAF alert effect? Xiaomi to set up data centre in India to store local user data
Biztech

IAF alert effect? Xiaomi to set up data centre in India to store local user data

The move by privately owned Xiaomi comes after it said last week saying it was migrating some data on non-Chinese customers away from its servers in Beijing due to performance and privacy considerations.

EMC to buy much of Cisco's stake in data centre joint venture VCE
Biztech

EMC to buy much of Cisco's stake in data centre joint venture VCE

The VCE joint venture, set up in 2009 as a one-stop shop for data centres, bundles Cisco's networking equipment and servers with EMC's storage gear and software from EMC's VMware Inc subsidiary.

A10 joins forces with security giants IBM, Symantec, RSA, and more to develop data centre solutions
Biztech

A10 joins forces with security giants IBM, Symantec, RSA, and more to develop data centre solutions

A10 Thunder Series products, in conjunction with A10 Security Alliance members' products, offer solutions covering SSL visibility to detect advanced threats, authentication for federated security and single-sign-on, automated SSL certificate management and protection, threat and URL intelligence for effective policy decisions, and more.

IBM rolls out new server to take on Intel
Biztech

IBM rolls out new server to take on Intel

The Power S824L server, which is based on the development efforts of the OpenPower Foundation, will begin shipping on October 31.

First Microsoft, now Amazon: E-commerce giant may set up data centre in India, says Bezos
Biztech

First Microsoft, now Amazon: E-commerce giant may set up data centre in India, says Bezos

Bezos said the pace at which Internet penetration is increasing in India is stunning and that is one of the tailwinds for the growth of e-commerce.<br />

Lack of new data centre skills to limit business growth: Gartner
Biztech

Lack of new data centre skills to limit business growth: Gartner

By 2016, the availability of capacity and performance management skills for horizontally scaled architectures will be a major constraint or risk to growth for 80 percent of major businesses.