HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
BDx | February 06, 2023
Big Data Exchange (BDx), a provider of data center platforms in Asia-Pacific, has recently announced its plans to construct a new 16MW facility in the emerging high-tech industrial area developed by Hong Kong's premier property development company, Sino Group. BDx intends to have the HKG8 hyperscaler-ready data center operational by the end of 2023.
This will be BDx's fourth data center in Hong Kong, situated in the Kwai Chung District, which is growing to be a highly desirable industrial and commercial zone. The data center is five kilometers from the nearest port and twenty-six kilometers from Hong Kong's airport. It will provide redundant power supply and dependable infrastructure to BDx's hyperscale and enterprise clients, ensuring super-dense connectivity, top-notch fail-safe resiliency, and IX ecosystems characteristic of BDx data centers.
As data center investments continue to increase, a recent report by Arizton Advisory and Intelligence projects that the Hong Kong data center market will reach nearly $4 billion by 2027. Hong Kong is one of the leading digital hubs in the Asia-Pacific region because of its robust adoption of cloud technologies, smart city development initiatives, and its government's dedication to developing the ICT market.
Mayank Srivastava, CEO of BDx, shared, "BDx is pleased to announce our new data center to further our commitment to the Hong Kong market. We are pleased to work with Sino Group to develop our next-generation, hyperscale-ready site, which is designed with fail-safe features and a clear focus on sustainability. We continue to support Hong Kong as The Digital Hub of APAC," He added, "With HKG8, our newest data center in Hong Kong, we continue to expand our footprint across Asia with sustainable, high quality sites. We are proud to offer our customers dense connectivity, IX ecosystems and reliable redundant options, to drive digital delivery and growth."
(Source – PR Newswire)
About BDx Data Centers
BDx Data Centers Singapore-based premier provider of data center, hybrid cloud, and colocation solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. It enables enterprises to scale across the world's most influential markets under the direction of a team with global recognition. With ultramodern facilities in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Singapore, the company provides next-gen solutions that go beyond the norm. To meet the growing digital needs of multinationals, hyperscalers, and financial service organizations, the company is actively expanding its presence in emerging regions.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, APPLICATION STORAGE
Kofax | March 13, 2023
Kofax, a leading Intelligent Automation platform for digital workflow transformation, recently announced the latest version of Printix, its cloud print management SaaS offering. Printix helps organizations with their all-cloud strategies and eliminates the need for print server infrastructure by giving them a full print infrastructure and environment that improves efficiency and productivity and saves money.
Printix supports Single Sign-on (SSO) with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and is deployable with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. The product is made to be scalable and can handle any number of users, multi-function devices (MFDs) and printers for mobile printing, secure and flexible printing, and document capture workflows.
Key features of Kofax Printix summarized:
Next-generation capture: scan or capture documents to the Printix Cloud and generate PDFs
Simple print management : manage centrally, the printers from web browsers; connect new printers from a computer, tablet or a smartphone
Print-later and print-anywhere capabilities: Users can send documents to a printer from the Printix app when they get to the printer or release documents at any time with the Print Later feature.
Automatic printer discovery: As users come and go, Printix lets users automatically find the print network, integrate printers and drivers, and set up or get rid of printers and print queues
Advanced Microsoft integration: Printix works well with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and can be easily set up with EndPoint Manager and Single Sign-On. This gives users, confidence and takes away the need for IT and administration work.
Complete support for network printers: Users can print to any printer from any device, as the system supports a diversified range of devices from different manufacturers
Rod Hughes, Vice President, Product Strategy at Kofax said, "This edition of Printix completely eliminates print servers from network infrastructure and replaces them with a secure, cloud-managed print infrastructure with next-generation integrated capture."
(Source – Business Wire)
Kofax founded in 1985 and headquartered in Irvine (California), Kofax digitally transform content-intensive workflows. They provide a software platform for intelligent automation and a number of solutions that are meant to digitally change business workflows. Their software platform uses advanced technologies like cognitive capture, analytics, robotic process automation (RPA), process orchestration, and mobile capabilities to help businesses become more competitive, grow, and make more profits. Their platform also helps businesses become more resilient by making it easy for them to adjust quickly to changing market conditions and reduce compliance risks.
STORAGE MANAGEMENT,DATA STORAGE
Inspur Systems | January 05, 2023
In a recent announcement, Inspur Information’s NF8480M6 achieved a world record of 359,780 SAPS and is ranked first in SAP SD 2-tier performance benchmark for 4-socket servers using the Copper Lake platform.
The SAP Sales & Distribution (SD) 2-Tier Benchmark is widely recognized as a benchmark in a two-tier architecture based on sales and distribution modules. The SAP SD 2-Tier Benchmark Test has evolved into a crucial indicator of operational performance for the production systems of actual enterprises. Many enterprise users regard it as a more flexible and valuable guide for selecting a server platform, since it considers exact production needs of enterprise users during the architecture design itself. A higher benchmark test score indicates that the server system can accommodate more users and offer more productivity for businesses or a higher SAPS value.
The record set by Inspur NF8480M6 in SAP SD 2-Tier Benchmark for 4-Socket Servers is due to the design philosophy of openness, excellence, extremeness and security, which enables Inspur to increase usability, reliability and performance of its servers.
About Inspur Information
Inspur Information is the second-largest server manufacturer and leading cloud computing, AI, and data center infrastructure provider. Inspur Information addresses crucial technology fields like open computing, cloud data center, AI, and deep learning by delivering cutting-edge computing hardware design and a wide range of products. Inspur Information solutions are performance-optimized and purpose-built, offering customers the tools they need to handle specific workloads and real-world problems.