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M&A: an emerging strategy in the African data centre market

A company that builds a new facility from the ground up has the advantage of control: they can choose the design and apply specific solutions that have proven to be effective at other locations.


Samsung Q4 2021 profit soars 52% year-over-year

Samsung’s financial results signal that the global memory market is improving more quickly than anticipated.


VA provides data centres $124.5M USD in 2021 tax breaks

One of the problems with offering tax incentives to data centres is that the tax benefits are substantial and often ongoing for years or even decades – while the number of permanent jobs that are added to communities as a result can be quite small.


Partners Group acquires largest data centre company in Iceland

Partners Group has announced the acquisition of atNorth, the largest data centre company in Iceland.


AWS suffers three major outages in a single month

On Wednesday, December 22, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a power outage that affected services for enterprise clients such as Slack, Epic Games, and Imgur. Amazon blamed the interruption of service on a power issue in an East Coast data centre, affecting one Availability Zone in the region.


Schneider Electric Recognised as Vendor Champion in Canalys Channel Leadership Matrix EMEA For Third Year Running

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Investment in Taiwan data centre market expected to reach $4.47 billion

Investments in the Taiwanese data centre market are expected to grow at a very high CAGR of 23.6% over the next five years, reaching $4.47 billion USD. 


China Mobile breaks ground on Hong Kong data centre

China Mobile International (CMI) has begun construction of a new data centre in the Fo Tang area of Sha Tin, New Territories.


Panduit Launches ITE Adjustable Depth 4 Post Rack

Panduit has launched its Adjustable Depth 4 Post Rack, designed to support network equipment in data centre and telecommunication environments.


Schneider Electric Releases First-of-its-Kind Sustainability Framework Empowers Data Centre Industry to Take Control of Sustainability Goals

Schneider Electric’s framework proposes 5 key areas of impact to address with 23 key metrics in Beginning, Advanced and Leading categories


L&T sign agreement with Tamil Nadu government to build data centre

Larsen & Toubro India (L&T) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government to build a data centre at Kanchipuram.


Digital temp agency Jobandtalent raises $500M in funding

Founded in 2009, the company uses AI to match workers with open temporary positions, promising consistent work opportunities and professional stability.