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Digital Realty expands Data Gravity Index to 53 global metros
The metros expected to experience the most dramatic increase in Data Gravity Intensity include Jakarta, Indonesia, Singapore, Rome, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Atlanta.
STACK Infrastructure links up to Wave Data Center Ring II
The partnership will bring connections to new long haul fiber routes, cloud on-ramps, and several submarine cables that connect to Asia, Australia, and the Pacific.
Southern Cross Cable Network gains FCC approval for new system
The Southern Cross Cable Network’s NEXT cable system is set to go ahead following the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) landing license approval.
AirTrunk & StarHub to offer data center services in Singapore
“We are excited that through our partnership with AirTrunk, the benefits of the hyperscale data center campus will be made available to our corporate customers."
Megaport adds new capabilities in cloud router service
MCR enables layer 3 private connectivity on demand from 19 metro zones across Asia Pacific, Europe, the United States and Canada.
DE-CIX announces expands interconnection services in Dallas
The new PoP offers networks colocated in DataBank’s multiple Dallas area facilities the ability to connect directly to DE-CIX’s Dallas IX, enabling reach to more than 60 networks.
Equinix launches new Network Edge services for global businesses
“Digital transformation is driving enterprises to modernise their global IT infrastructures, and the continued adoption of hybrid and multi-cloud strategies further accentuates this need.”
Vertiv survey reveals telco 5G hopes and fears
Together with analyst firm 451 Research, Vertiv has unveiled the findings from its report that delves into the state of 5G.
Expert says interconnectivity is the foundation of innovation
Digital Realty’s Rod Glover shares how interconnection can support success by enabling collaboration between businesses and partners.
‘Digital twins’ entering mainstream use sooner than expected
The term ‘digital twin’ may sound foreign to some, but Gartner says it is rapidly becoming established among modern organisations.
Industry vet Jay Adelson appointed to Megaport board
"Jay is an industry luminary with a tremendous track record of seeing around corners and his appointment highlights our global focus as a company."
Equinix splashes out $85m for fourth Singapore data centre
Today Equinix revealed its plans for a new data centre in Singapore, which will be the global interconnection giant’s fourth facility.
Equinix investing in new green Helsinki data centre
Less than a fortnight after announcing the build of a new flagship data centre in London, Equinix has revealed it’s building another facility in Helsinki, Finland.
Opinion: Interconnectivity must scale in line with bandwidth demand
Clive Hogg talks about data centre interconnectivity and what needs to take place to cater for the relentless demand for bandwidth.
What Brexit? Equinix invests £90m in new London data centre
The company is confident Brexit will have no impact on the data centre market in London, with its total investment in the London metro area exceeding £930m.
Campana to build $20m data centre corridor in Southeast Asia
The huge investment into Southeast Asia’s bustling data centre industry continues with this latest venture between Singapore and Myanmar.
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.
Open for business: 4,600km cable connecting AU & SG goes live
It's taken months of gruelling work and no shortage of investment, but the ASC is now live to present huge opportunities in APAC.
euNetworks completes Dublin & Hilversum investment with more to come
Unrelenting demand has seen euNetworks initiate new network investment projects, with the latest in Ireland and the Netherlands coming to completion.
New MIX PoP launched at Aruba’s Global Cloud Data Center
Aruba has secured a PoP deal with the Milan Internet eXchange (MIX) to establish new interconnections from its modern (and huge) data centre campus.
Equinix to open new data centre in Oman, connecting EMEA
Equinix is partnering with a local telco to launch a new data centre in an attempt to connect the region that sits between Europe, Africa and Asia.
Exclusive: A tour of Interxion’s London campus that’s actually in London
In this interview, Interxion's MD took us through his data centre campus inside an old brewery, on top of various bars, cafes, and a vinyl shop.
‘Significant demand’ drives Wasabi to open new data center on west coast
The media and entertainment industry is fuelling Wasabi's expansion at the moment, with the new facility connecting Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
Equinix continues global expansion with Microsoft collaboration
The interconnection and data centre company has expanded its partnership with Microsoft to provide direct connectivity to twenty cities globally.