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Autonomic Resources Approved to Authorize Commercial Data Centers

Autonomic Resources has been approved to authorize commercial data center facility space under a provisional authority-to-operate through the FedRAMP program. The ARC-P Secure Data Center offering is intended to help agencies and government contractors secure their non-virtualized and legacy information technology systems to meet regulatory requirements, Autonomic Resources said Tuesday. Autonomic Resources and an accredited …

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SAP Plans $150M Investment in Australian Digital Service Facilities

SAP‘s Australian business plans to invest $150 million over a five-year period in the future SAP Institute of Digital Government and a new data center in Canberra, Inside SAP reported Monday. Freya Purnell reports that the data center will offer SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud services to support citizen services and cloud-first policies at Australian federal …

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Unisys’ Premkrishnan Venkatasubramanian Highlights Software-Defined Network Approaches

Premkrishnan Venkatasubramanian of Unisys Corp. has discussed approaches toward software-defined networks as a way to secure enterprise data center. Venkatasubramanian wrote Friday that the software-defined network concept is gaining traction as protection of the data center boundary alone is insufficient. The insertion of firewalls and switches leads to increased complexity of management, he said. …

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IBM to Provide Data Center Space for Canadian Gov’t; David Anthony Comments

IBM‘s business arm in Canada will provide and operate data center space to Shared Services Canada in support of the Canadian government’s efforts to consolidate its data center infrastructure. “There’s never been a more important time for industry and government to share best-practices as Canada continues this important transformation and adapts to new …

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MarkLogic Taps Vantage Data Centers to Support Operational Workloads; Sureel Choksi Comments

MarkLogic has tasked Vantage Data Centers to provide data center tools to support operations and potential company growth through a lease of data center capacity at Vantage’s campus in Santa Clara, California. “MarkLogic was looking for a scalable infrastructure solution to deliver massive, flexible capacity and the agility to support the rapid growth of its …

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Jamie Thomas: IBM to Offer Data Storage Tools in Software-Defined Model

Jamie Thomas, general manager of storage and software-defined systems at IBM, has said that the company’s storage business will leverage a software-defined model for its portfolio in order to facilitate enterprise data storage flexibility and interoperability. IBM wants this new model to meet data analytics and storage needs amid a continuously growing volume of data …

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Pentagon to Examine Commercial Cloud-Data Center Integration Ideas

The Defense Department is exploring two options to integrate commercial cloud services into the agency’s data centers, Information Week reported Friday. Jai Vijayan writes the Defense Information Systems Agency has released a request for information in search of ideas from industry on ways to have cloud vendors deliver services to the U.S. military using DoD’s network …

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Cisco Intercloud Network Adds 30 Partners, 250 Global Data Centers; Rob Lloyd Comments

Cisco has added at least 30 Intercloud Fabric partners and 250 data centers as the company pushes forward with its plans to build a global network of interconnected clouds to support the Internet of Everything. The company said Monday its partners — cloud providers, builders, aggregators and resellers as well as independent software vendors — deploy hybrid cloud infrastructure to support enterprise …

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HP to Refresh Northern Ireland’s Health Data Center Infrastructure; Jackie Crooks Comments

HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd. has been awarded a $163.8 million contract to refresh the regional health data center infrastructure of Northern Ireland and add new information technology services. HP will collaborate with the U.K.’s business services agency to extend the health and care number services of the region and implement an e-prescribing system for patient …

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Marius Haas: Dell, VMware Come Together to Deliver Open, Automated Platform

Marius Haas, chief commercial officer and president for enterprise solutions at Dell, said the company has partnered with VMware to deliver a “game-changing” platform for data center network virtualization and security. VMWare NSX, the result of collaboration with Cumulus Networks, seeks to provide a complete, open and automated solution for enterprises and …

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