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Datacentres Ireland shedding light on the nation’s €5.7b industry
Participants of the event will be able to meet the professionals powering Ireland’s data centre industry with invaluable opportunities for networking.
Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TDCG seals acquisition to become largest Dutch data centre provider
It’s taken substantial investment, but The Datacenter Group (TDCG) can now lay claim to being the largest 100 percent Dutch data centre provider.
Diginex and Symbioses deploy decentralised supercomputing network
Diginex will provide up to 2,500 nodes at its Switzerland data centre to perform optimised cryptocurrency mining on the Symbioses network.
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.
Trio of companies to invest €120m into new Frankfurt data centre
“Our combined expertise will allow us to deliver a high-quality infrastructure to meet the booming demand for IT capacity in Frankfurt."
CyrusOne shells out $442m to break into Europe data centre market
The US data centre provider has acquired a hyperscale data center provider in Europe to make its expansion into Europe.
Cloudera launches new data warehousing for hybrid cloud
Cloudera analytics general manager Anupam Singh says hybrid is the new norm for data warehouses, leaving first-gen facilities behind.
NEXTDC data centres ‘leading the market in the southern hemisphere’
NEXTDC's Brisbane data centre has becoming the first in the southern hemisphere to be awarded a new certification from Uptime Institute.
OVH Group appoints new CEO to tackle next strategic plan
The company has created 12 data centres since February 2017 and is confident this growth will only accelerate with this appointment.
Hyperscale data centre CAPEX up 59% - but dominated by usual suspects
In the first half of this year more than US$53b has been spent on hyperscale data centre development, with the bulk of that from just 5 companies.
EMEA leading global cloud adoption race – but it’s not all good news
A new report has revealed cloud adoption is rife in EMEA, but despite this, most organisations lack even the most basic security tools.
Vertiv makes tactical moves to lead AU smart city stampede
Vertiv has announced two new AU partnerships that are centred around a drive to be at the forefront in the surging number of smart city initiatives.
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?
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 make sure your security architecture keeps up with surging network speeds
The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed US$6t by 2021 with a large contributor being the sheer amount of data that requires processing.
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?