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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.
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.
Google reveals AI system taking charge of its data centres
Once used only on a recommendation basis, the AI system is now taking direct control of Google's data centres with significant energy savings.
Data centres “must leverage high-density fibre management systems”
Michael Zammit says it's crucial to implement future-proof connectivity solutions now to reduce outages and avoid unnecessary costs down the road.
CBRE appoints new director to lead expansion into the Nordics
The company is making substantial investments into the area following significant market growth and rapid expansion.
Dell EMC unveils latest fabric switch focusing on the ‘modern data centre’
The new Z-series fabric doubles the capacity of its predecessor and is targeted at the US$19.9 billion market.
Opinion: Technology enabling the next generation of data centres
Corning's Clive Hogg says tech's rapid advancement has resulted in not only an explosion of data, but a reliance on data centres never before seen.
Authorities approve Orange’s €350m acquisition of Basefarm
Orange's 100 percent acquisition of Basefarm has been signed off by the relevant competition authorities.
Interxion and Google partner to offer direct GCP connectivity
Interxion is adding to its lineup of cloud providers with new dedicated access to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) across its Europe footprint
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
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."