Latest Data Centre News

U.S. Government provides guidance on data centre recycling

“Building Resilient Supply Chains, Revitalizing American Manufacturing, and Fostering Broad-Based Growth,” offers a number of insights and recommendations that are applicable to data centre operations, including guidance on recycling materials.

Power supply issues cause uncertain future for 30+ Irish data centres

Data centres in Ireland have made agreements to expand capacity; however, this is causing concern amongst data centre providers and is putting pressure on an already stressed power grid.

Amazon to spend €2.5B on data centres in Spain

The €2.5B expenditure will cover capital expenses, operating expenses, equipment imports and employee salaries through 2031. The expansion strategy in Spain is focused on the northern Aragon region and includes a plan to hire 1,300 employees across the new facilities.

Alibaba pledges $1B for APAC data centre expansion

The Philippines data centre is expected to be operational by the end of the year and aims to support the startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia, by connecting entrepreneurs with support, funding and new opportunities, as well as expanding the availability of Alibaba Cloud services.

CyrusOne European data centres powered with 100% renewable energy

Data centres have long been the subject of scrutiny due to their power usage, carbon footprint, and overall negative effect on the environment and this milestone is an achievement that represents the company’s commitment towards a sustainable future.

Iron Mountain unveils second London data centre

Iron Mountain has announced the opening of a new data centre in the London area, which will be powered by 100% renewable energy. The three-story structure will provide carrier-neutral access to customers, offering hyper-scale cloud, disaster recovery, and consolidation/migration services, along with 100% uptime SLAs.

Tesla announces Chinese data centre

The new data centre was announced following restrictions placed on Tesla vehicles by the Chinese government, these restrictions were implemented due to concern that Tesla vehicles may pose a national security risk to the Chinese government.

‘We Connect.’ The Journey of Innovation Around the World in 300 Minutes – Live Webinar Event – 16th June 2021

‘We Connect.’ Journey of Innovation – Offers free live sessions on the latest trends in Network and Industrial Electrical Infrastructure and innovation’s role in sustainability Streamed live from 5 Panduit locations – Around the world in 300 Minutes Roundtable moderated by DataCenterDynamics and in depth live interviews Plenary sessions and regional breakouts in Panduit Customer… Read More

Commercial underwater data centre to launch this year

Following the successful deployment and retrieval of a prototype, Beijing Highlander has announced that they will build the first commercial underwater data centre. It will comprise 100 separate vessels and after construction, and be operated by ISP Beijing Sinnet.

Iceotope completes study of data centre cooling systems

Iceotope, a leading provider of liquid immersion cooling systems, commissioned an independent study from Cundall comparing liquid cooling to air cooling systems in the data centre.

Netwise to launch East London data centre in July

Netwise, a colocation services provider headquartered in London, is set to launch a new facility in July 2021. The new data centre will be located in East London, with dark fibre connection provided by Zayo.

Google partners with energy startup for Nevada geothermal data centre project

This week, Google announced that they would begin exploring the use of geothermal energy to provide power for data centres in Nevada, through a partnership with clean energy startup Fervo. The companies plan to use AI applications to overcome the challenges that have held back geothermal use till now – and they expect that they will begin adding power to the local grid by 2022.