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Western Digital unveils 20TB mechanical HDDs
Select customers will be able to sample Western Digital’s 18TB Ultrastar DC HC550 CMR HDD and the 20TB Ultrastar DC HC650 SMR HDD, with full production expected to begin in the first half of 2020.
Kenyan ICT provider first in Africa to embrace Open Compute Project
Atlancis Technologies will use OCP for its industry cloud platforms, known as Servannah.
STACK Infrastructure turns up the megawatts at Chicago data center
The Chicago data center will receive an added 20MW capacity boost.
Western Digital welcomes in zettabyte-scale era with Zoned Storage
“The industry needs to come together and find new and creative ways to design and architect infrastructures for the future to more intelligently and efficiently optimise workloads.”
Western Digital goes all in on Zoned Storage to face zettabyte era
Zoned storage architecture leverages standardisation of ZNS and SMR enabling more efficient, zettabyte-scale architectures for data centre customers.
Hyperscale data centre market to exceed $65b by 2025
Global Market Insights have released new data regarding the burgeoning hyperscale data centre market.
DigiPlex opens up Nordic data centers to international customers
"The Nordics are Europe's premier market: a firm deploying 100 megawatts over 20 years could save approximately $2 billion by placing their data center in Sweden or Norway versus the U.K."
AirTrunk raises $450m: Singapore hyperscale data center on the cards
Australian hyperscale data center specialist AirTrunk has raised SG$450 million in order to finance its expansion across Asia Pacific.
Colt DCS to build new hyperscale data centre in Osaka
The new data centre will be the company's third hyperscale facility in Japan, which it says is a direct response to surging demand.
Public cloud set to be a US$214b market by year’s end
New Gartner research shows the public cloud market to be aggressively expanding both now and in the foreseeable future.
Hyperscale data centre proliferation boosting colocation market
New data from Synergy shows that if it wasn’t for hyperscalers flexing their muscles, the colocation market would remain relatively flat.
CyrusOne signs up to Host In Ireland initiative
This comes after CyrusOne was given the go-ahead late last year for its two massive data centres in Dublin.
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
IDC: Data drives growth of enterprise storage systems market
Global market revenue grew 7.4% during the fourth quarter of 2018, with Dell Inc taking the number one spot for market share.
CyrusOne nabs former Akamai and Microsoft executive
The company's new recruit will oversee enterprise cloud customers and take charge of its hyperscale accounts.
CyrusOne invests in further Silicon Valley expansion
The company has announced it has purchased an additional 8 acres of land in Santa Clara, with plans to expand its presence.
Stream Data Centers to develop hyperscale campus in Arizona
The company has acquired a 418,000 square-foot facility on 157 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona.
Colt DCS’ new India manager to oversee hyperscale development
The hyperscale campus in Mumbai is set to be the biggest in all of Asia Pacific (excluding China).
Google makes its first ever renewable energy investment in Asia
This week Google announced that it is making a huge investment in renewable energy in Asia with a huge solar farm in Taiwan.
Check Point launches hyperscale network security solution
With Check Point Maestro, organisations can scale up their existing Check Point security gateways on demand.
Chayora completes first phase of huge 300MW data centre campus
Chayora recently held a formal event to celebrate a milestone in its massive 300MW hyperscale data centre campus in Tianjin, China.
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
The relentless demand for more data has seen a spike both in the size and number of hyperscale data centres.
Dell dominates enterprise storage market, HPE declines
The enterprise storage system market continues to be a goldmine for most vendors with demand relentlessly rising year-on-year.
Schneider Electric's bets for the 2019 data centre industry
From IT and telco merging to the renaissance of liquid cooling, here are the company's top predictions for the year ahead.