Alibaba Cloud to launch data center in South Korea

Also eyes Thailand for data center opening. Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, today announced it will launch its first local data center in South Korea in the first half of 2022 to offer South Korean customers more secure, reliable and scalable cloud services, underlining…

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Equinix and PGIM real estate enter into a US$575 Million JV

Extends hyperscale data centre program into Australia. Digital infrastructure company Equinix, and PGIM Real Estate, the real estate investment and financing arm of Prudential Financial’s global asset management business, today announced an agreement to establish a US$575 million joint venture in the form of a limited liability partnership to develop…

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Zenith Partners invests in tech to manage the tech maze

Tech financial solutions firm moves from AWS to Azure. Finding the right financial product can feel a little like navigating a maze of high hedges; just when you think you’re there, another impenetrable barrier pops up and you’re back reading the fine print. Zenith Partners Group wants to simplify the…

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Preserving the historical significance of the Lugang Mazu Temple through digital modelling

Rugged tablets play a role in played a key role in the documentation and protection of priceless cultural assets. The Ministry of Culture in Taiwan has created 3D models of the culturally significant Lugang Mazu Temple and its historical artifacts. Lugang Mazu Temple, built in 1591, and other age-old artifacts…

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Demand from government and manufacturing verticals drove India’s external storage systems

14.8 per cent YoY growth. India’s external storage market witnessed a growth of 14.8 per cent year-over-year (YoY) by vendor revenue and stood at USD 73.7 million in Q2 2021 (April – June), according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker Q2 2021 release. The quarter witnessed YoY…

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The importance of data centres for New Zealand organisations

Regional based infrastructure will allow customers to run workloads and store data in New Zealand. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans to open an infrastructure region in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2024. The new AWS Asia Pacific (Auckland) Region will consist of three Availability Zones (AZs) and join the existing 81…

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Australian service provider passes 200 government cleared security staff

Security accreditations governed by the Department of Defence. Macquarie Telecom Group stated it has surpassed 200 government-cleared security staff, with plans to continue to grow that number, as it continues to invest in local skills and capability to protect Australia’s sensitive government and citizen data. Surpassing 200 security-cleared staff is…

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Hong Kong office of CIO promotes green data centre

Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO talks about various initiatives. Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO gave a big salute to the BEAM Society and the Hong Kong Green Building Council for your unceasing efforts in introducing green building practices and assessment tools to promote green data centre development. According to Lam…

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