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Toasty! Excess heat from DigiPlex data centre to warm thousands of homes
Reuse and recycle is a slogan that is becoming increasingly critical to our existence on this planet, and something DigiPlex has taken note of.
DigiPlex reveals new collaboration with AWS for Norway market
The company has made its intentions clear for the Nordic region with this news coming hot on the heels of new data centres in Sweden.
Whitepaper: Warmer water can improve the cost of data centre cooling
Research from Schneider Electric finds turning up the temperature can lower data centre PUE to provide energy savings of up to 64%.
How you can improve data centre efficiency without dropping it in the sea
Microsoft painted headlines earlier this year with its 'submarine' data centre, but Riello's GM says there's easier ways to efficient data centres.
Optimising data centre energy efficiency in a world of renewables
Eaton East Asia VP of sales says the move to renewable energy is encouraging, however change is required to combat its volatile nature.
DDN finalises acquisition agreement for bankrupt Tintri
After stepping in at the final hour to salvage Tintri, Data Direct Networks (DDN) has finalised a new reseller agreement - here are the details.
DataCentres Ireland secures support of industry heavyweights
The annual event centred on the Irish data centre industry is returning with a host of supporting international associations and government bodies.
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.
Case study: Interxion reveals the bones of its third Dublin data centre
Interxion reveals the inner workings of its Dublin facility, how it keeps it cool, and its vital partnership with Schneider Electric.
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 data centre built in an ex-mine pushing to be Europe's greenest
Set in a former underground mine, the 120,000m² Lefdal Mine Datacenter has a number of incredible power and cooling technologies.
AXA IM acquires DATA4 and its 15 data centres across Europe
The company has held a 37 percent stake in DATA4 since 2012 and has now completed a 100 percent acquisition with international expansion on the cards.
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.
New 17 acre data centre campus opens for business in London
Virtus has announced two data centres have officially gone online with another on the near horizon, burgeoning its IT capacity in the region.
Mercedes F1 head of IT discusses data storage – and the woes of backup
Matt Harris has been with the team for 20 years and here he shares its incredible data history - including a data outage he will take to his grave.
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.
AvantiGas opts for UK-based Six Degrees in multi-cloud transformation
The deal will see Six Degrees building and hosting the international company's data and IT services on a multi-cloud platform across 16 countries.
DE-CIX partners with euNetworks to launch ‘Project Reach’
The point of the Project is to reach into more data centres and expand the locations where customers can connect to the DE-CIX peering platform
Orange acquires Basefarm for €350m to strengthen European cloud reach
Orange says the acquisition will reinforce its position in the cloud computing services market across the continent.
Photo Gallery: Interxion celebrates London expansion with LON3 launch
Last night Interxion hosted an event on the top floor of the City Hall with 360 degree views to mark the launch of its third London data centre.
Opinion: Why data centres are migrating from the suburbs to the CBD
Data centre operators used to desire large plots on the fringes of city metros, but AU-based Charles Fortin says this ideal is beginning to change.
Report finds the on-prem data centre isn’t dying – it’s flourishing
When cloud computing stormed onto the scene there were many that believed the traditional on-premises data centre had met its match - not to be.
Strong demand cause for new Global Switch data centre in Frankfurt
The company says the new €115 million facility will also accompany a makeover of its existing data centre in Frankfurt.
Uganda data centre raided, operator ‘held hostage’
Concerning news has emerged of a data centre in Uganda that was raided forcefully without warning by government officials.
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."
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?
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.