Specialist data centre news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
Equinix: Interconnection between businesses to grow 10x the internet
There are a number of reasons for the meteoric growth of private connectivity between businesses, all of which Equinix has highlighted in its latest study.
Survey finds Nordic data centre market full of promise – and naivety
DigiPlex has released the results of its IDC survey that found despite huge progress in data centre operations, ignorance still exists.
Interxion rolling out the big bucks to keep up with demand
The company has increased its 2018 CAPEX guide range to €425m-€450m to cater for several data centre expansions.
Internet of Things
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
Expert says data centres are investments with almost guaranteed profits
Data centres offer long-term contracts and recurring revenues like conventional property, but they come with the added bonus of rapid growth prospects.
Opinion: Market collaboration is imperative in the hyperscale data center era
Schneider Electric's Frank Nash discusses the history of the data center and what needs to happen for the next step.
90% of organisations to demand IaaS & PaaS from same provider
Public cloud revenue is expected to continue its surging growth in 2019, driven by the IaaS and PaaS sectors.
Frankfurt to pinch London’s crown as Europe’s data centre king
The future is certainly looking rosy for the data centre market in not just the common cities like London and Frankfurt, but the whole of Europe.
Digital Realty lures in two new senior exec job appointments
In another game of tech company musical chairs, Digital Realty has poached execs from Microsoft and Blue Shield to fill in its CIO and CISO roles.
Teraco: Digital transformation will be defined by the race to the edge
Edge computing is undoubtedly one of the buzzwords of choice within data centre circles at the moment – up there with AI, IoT, and gender imbalances.
Data centre switch market grows as VoLTE dips - Dell’Oro
Two new reports from Dell’Oro show growth in the data centre switch market, while the voice over LTE market had a temporary setback.
Our new look: A user experience revolution and a stronger content focus
We’re excited about how this new look reflects what we believe in delivering.
Data centre infrastructure revenue at all-time high – hybrid cloud the driver
Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, and Cisco (among others) are all profiting from a burgeoning market that has no signs of slowing.
Charles Meyers takes the reigns at Equinix – effective immediately
Having spent eight years with Equinix, Meyers will now take over as CEO of the company.
Exclusive: Marseille is THE interconnection market to target says Interxion MD
Marseille is Europe's fastest growing interconnection hub, driven by its location as the gateway between Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Colt DCS expanding London data centre & almost doubling power supply
The company says the investment is simply to meet unrelenting demand, with the bulk of the expanded halls already claimed.
Azure outage postmortem: Microsoft reveals what happened and why
Headlines around the world have been shouting about Azure's outage - here's MIcrosoft's postmortem on the matter.
Google continues renewable rampage with new wind farm investment
Google's goal with this Finland investment is to buy enough renewable energy to match the power consumed across its global operations.
Dell domination – Global enterprise storage revenue surges 21.3%
Rampant growth continues throughout the global enterprise storage market with Dell ahead of competitors HPE, NetApp, and IBM.
Enterprise WLAN market still on the rise in Q2 2018
The combined consumer and enterprise WLAN market segments rose 1.9% year over year in the second quarter of 2018.
Solving the storage dilemma: Is open source the key?
"Unstructured data now makes up a large majority of business data and that presents a new set of challenges."
Huawei aims to reinvent intelligent network maintenance
By applying intelligent technologies and risk management capability, the service will be able to measure network health and predict network risks.
US public cloud startup moves into Interxion’s Amsterdam data centre
The company is looking to utilise Interxion’s facilities in Amsterdam to better serve its European customer base.
Facebook to launch first data center in Asia – a S$1.4b colossus
The new data center will be located in Singapore and will be more than three times bigger than the nation's current largest facility.
Hydro66 appoints new exec to support blockchain investments
A new executive role has been created to support the company's ambitions to take advantage of the opportunities present in the blockchain markets.
IDC - Server market hits record revenue numbers in 2Q18
Dell Inc. takes the top spot with HPE coming in at number two as global market revenue reaches US$22.5 billion.
Huawei, Ericsson take majority of growing evolved packet core market
As market revenue grew by 4% from last quarter, the companies combined market shares reacher over 60%.
DDN completes $60m acquisition and reboots Tintri for business
There were six rounds of heated negotiations and an extensive bidding process, but now that it's complete DDN is wasting no time.
City Network to base cloud services in DigiPlex data centre
City Network will be basing its cloud services in DigiPlex's Stockholm data centre as it looks to expand its presence in the area.
Exclusive: Juniper EVP shares company strategy and market opportunities
Recently we were given the chance to speak to Juniper Networks about current industry trends and where the company is placing its bets for the future.
Huawei releases ShapeCloud DC integration solution
Huawei ShapeCloud data center integration solution supposedly helps operators cope with data center requirements and challenges.
Telcos moving ‘manically’ to replicate cloud services provider model
IDC says the telco industry is scrambling to convert entire data centres from vertically integrated stacks to software-defined infrastructure.