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  • HP to acquire 3Com (updated)

    HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 3Com Corporation for approximately $US2.7 billion.
    The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of domestic and foreign regulatory approvals and the approval of 3Com's stockholders, and is expected to close in the first half of calendar 2010.

  • Unisys launches Stealth to secure the cloud

    In light of concerns surrounding the security of the cloud for business and mission-critical applications, Unisys has placed security at the heart of its new cloud strategy with the launch of its ‘Stealth’ security technology. According to Paul Allen, director of real time infrastructure at Unisys Asia Pacific, the Stealth technology — first developed for the US defence department to allow it to safely transfer data across any network — works by bit-splitting data and encrypting it using defence certified AES encryption. This secures the data from sniffing, allowing it to be sent safely through open networks.

  • Cisco, EMC unveil data center joint venture

    Cisco and EMC this week unveiled their anticipated collaboration, which will provide integrated products and services for customers building private cloud computing infrastructures.

  • Harbour MSP opens Singapore data centre

    Harbour MSP will open a new data centre in Singapore on November 1 to satisfy increased demands from Australian customers and direct requirements from Singapore.

  • Equinix ups US access for Aussie customers

    Equinix has acquired Switch & Data Facilities Company in a $689 million deal that will see the data centre services provider expand its presence from six to 22 markets.