DDoS attack hits UltraDNS

A distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack targeted several major retail websites late Wednesday, crippling parts of the sites for about an hour during the last minute holiday shopping rush.   People trying to shop on Amazon, Wal-Mart and Gap, as well as users of Salesforce.com and popular travel site Expedia experienced general sluggishness and outages as a […]

Big Data delivery viewed as the next challenge for digital oilfields, reveals poll

Oil and gas industry professionals believe that implementing real-time “Big Data” analytics will be the next challenge facing the development of the digital oilfield, according to a poll conducted today at the SPE Intelligent Energy International 2013 exhibition in Dubai. All of the participants saw “Big Data” as the next big challenge. The poll was […]

New offering from Cisco and NetApp support data-intensive workloads

In a continuing move to make data center infrastructures more responsive to applications’ dynamic needs, Cisco and NetApp have broadened the FlexPod portfolio with new validated designs across the entire portfolio, highlighted by the introduction of FlexPod Select for dedicated data-intensive workloads. The FlexPod portfolio now includes FlexPod Datacenter (formerly FlexPod) for core enterprise data […]

Southeast Asian data centre hub pushed

Cooperation and collaboration between data centre operators in Singapore and Malaysia will help drive growth for both markets and see a ‘win-win’ situation for both said Adrian Yong CEO of CSF Group, a regional data centre space provider with operations in multiple countries across the region.  Rather than compete with each other countries should work […]