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Lenovo announces new data centre solutions for Russian market

Lenovo has released a new portfolio of ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile data centre products and services for the Russian market. The solutions include servers, storage systems, network devices, and a range of data centre software technologies. ThinkSystem provides the hardware solutions in the new Lenovo series, while ThinkAgile offers the software to support these devices. The company states that… Read More

Park Place Technologies buys NCE Group in its biggest acquisition yet

Park Place Technologies has bought NCE Group Limited, a global provider of third-party data centre maintenance and repairs, in its largest ever acquisition. The purchase will see 280 members of staff join Park Place Technologies, which supports 7500 organisations in 95 countries with storage, server and networking hardware maintenance. The acquisition will increase the company’s… Read More

Seagate aims world’s fastest hard drive at the data centre

Seagate has announced the release of its final entry in the mission-critical 15k hard disk drive space. The sixth-generation release features write speeds of up to 315MB/s sustained transfer rate at capacities of up to 900gb. The new offering, available in the final quarter of this year, has a high-capacity 2.5 inch small form factor… Read More

Facebook acquires startup Nascent Objects in hardware push

Facebook has acquired modular electronics startup Nascent Objects in a bid to boost production at its top-secret hardware lab, Building 8. The modular consumer gadgets platform builds software to accelerate manufacturing processes, including 3D printing and circuitry. The Bay Area-based startup claims on its website that its technology allows developers to take products from concept… Read More

Quanta Cloud expands data centre hardware business into China and Japan

Global data centre hardware producer Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) has opened two new offices in China and Japan responding to demand for sales and support services across the two regions. QCT specialises in the design and manufacture of hardware employed in large-scale data centre operations for web giants such as Facebook. It is a branch… Read More