The new Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710-T4 is designed to support advanced server and network virtualisation and SAN deployments and thus enable more agile, next-generation data centres.
IBM is to build four new data centres in the UK to meet demand from corporate and public sector clients, who it says are rapidly adopting cloud services. The investment will see IBM increase from two data centres to six. The firm’s decision follows the likes of Facebook and Google who have decided that the advantages of investing in the UK outweigh the risks presented by Brexit. An IBM spokesman said: ‘UK customers truly understand the capabilities of cloud to drive innovation, to be more flexible on their business model, to have better insight for decision making and to deliver better customer service.’
APC has extended its exceptional NetShelter SX range by releasing version that is easier to operate in the low-level lighting of a data centre. Light grey in colour, the durable powder coated finish on the ‘Grey Racks’ racks is extended throughout all surfaces of the enclosures, inside and out, to provide a much greater visual contrast between the cabinet and the equipment it contains. APC says that contrast ratio testing has shown up to an improvement of four times with the new grey-coloured racks.
Intel is meeting the demanding needs of next-generation agile data centres by providing unmatched support features for server and network virtualisation...
Around 67% of IT decision-makers in the UK expect a higher adoption of software-defined data centres (SDDCs) this year, according to a study conducted by security, compliance and control software company HyTrust and Intel.