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Aruba trebling capacity with two new Milan data centres
One year since the opening of Italy’s largest data centre campus, Aruba has announced it is now working on two additional data centre buildings.
Equinix opening second data centre in Bulgaria early 2019
The company has sunk around US$19 million into the new facility that will be located in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia.
SJC subsea cable finds home in HKCOLO.NET’s Hong Kong data centre
The cable itself spans a colossal 8,900 kilometres and connects seven countries and territories in South-East Asia.
ServiceNow invests in Germany with two new data centres
In addition to the new facilities, ServiceNow hopes to double its workforce in the area by the end of next year.
Data Exchange makes the Uptime Institute Tier Certification cut
Big or small, it’s the same conditions for all with the Uptime Institute Tier system, and after reaching Tier III Data Exchange is confident it can go one better.
Equinix beware: Digital Realty throws down gauntlet with new $1.8b acquisition
With future CAPEX costs included the acquisition will cost around $2.25b and will strip Equinix's title of having the most colocation facilities in South America.
Study finds “huge variations” in Europe data centre prices
Data centre rack space rates among the more expensive nations are more than triple those at the other end of the scale.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profits down but revenue & CAPEX up as NEXTDC eyes the future
There may be less money to play with but the company had a very busy year with a series of new data centre launches revenues rising 31 percent.
Equinix drops US$11m into Perth data centre expansion
Equinix is adding 225 cabinets and more than 550 sqm of colocation space to its Perth data centre where the Australia Singapore Cable terminates.
REPORT: An in-depth look into Japan’s largest data center markets
Structure Research recently published a 160 page study on the Tokyo and Osaka colocation data center markets – we’ve picked out the important bits.
NEXTDC makes strategic investment to drive new data centre solutions
NEXTDC has revealed its plans to accelerate its influence in the field of data-centre-as-a-service in Australia with a new senior appointment.
Early delivery from QTS of commissioned space in new hyperscale data center
10 months since it commenced, the first phase development of the QTS Realty Trust 32 megawatt data center has been completed.
Hurricane Electric strengthens APAC influence with new Hong Kong location
The company says the opening of its third location in Hong Kong represents its commitment to the bustling APAC market.
Colt Data Centre Services & INAP commit to global alliance
Colt Data Centre Services and Internap (INAP) have announced a global, multi-year alliance to be based in North London.
INAP invests in flagship data center for Phoenix market
Internap Corporation (INAP) has announced that it has plans to significantly expand its presence in Phoenix.
Gartner opinion: The data centre is dead
Gartner's managing VP says by 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data centre, versus 10% today.
Investing.com invests with Equinix to deploy closer to APAC customers
Equinix says the company's move highlights the need for decentralized IT infrastructure to deliver on today’s demands.
Digital Realty opens up IBM Cloud access in 70 global data centres
Digital Realty today announced that it will be expanding its dedicated access to the IBM Cloud in 15 major metropolitan areas around the globe.
Opinion: Super-fast IoT enabled 5G is right around the corner - or is it?
Steven Carlini says telcos are falling over themselves to be the first to offer 5G services, but it looks like Asian telcos have the inside line.