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China sets high investment goals for big data

This comprehensive form of database would help train AI technologies on very large data sets, that will benefit China’s big data sector going forward and potentially become more advanced over other nations big data strategies.


EXA Infrastructure announces connectivity deal with London Stock Exchange

“The creation of EXA, the way that we will serve our customers and our commitment to continual investment in our business is all down to one word: focus. We will have a relentless focus on the data-centre-to-data centre infrastructure services we provide, enabling our customers to provide the most compelling experiences to their clients and end-users.


Google plans $9.5 billion USD investment in U.S. offices and data centres

As a California-based company, it’s not surprising that the company will spend a large portion of its investment in the West. Google committed to provide $1 billion to build 20,000 houses in the Bay Area near San Francisco, to help the city with its ongoing housing crisis. This $1 billion comprises a large part of the overall $9.5 billion investment.


Australian PM suggests prioritising trust over cost for data centre

“I think that’s one of the great virtues of where we are today and one of the reasons why investments like this are made in Australia, because of the amazing people that we’re training and bringing into our companies and our organisations. This is enabling infrastructure such as this to be built for it,” he said.


Equinix and Dell partner on hyperconverged data centre infrastructure

Jeff Vogel, analyst at Gartner said, “Equinix colocation provides the hybrid cloud mooring that enables IT clients to transform their data centres and IT operating models into a cloud-based, as-a-services platform.”


Kent fire results in 7,400 BT customer outages

While the cause of the fire is under investigation, the company remains deeply concerned that arson may have been a factor “especially considering that so many people rely on their broadband for work, study, to get medical support, and stay connected with loved ones.”


Nvidia unveils advancements in zero-trust data centre security

Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang noted, “Data centres are becoming AI factories – processing and refining mountains of data to produce intelligence. Nvidia H100 is the engine of the world’s AI infrastructure that enterprises use to accelerate their AI driven businesses.”


French colocation data centre employs digital twin technology

A digital twin, in the data centre, is a complete simulation of the physical data centre and the processes taking place within. For Thésée Data Centre, this means a precise and accurate real-time duplication of the equipment – both facility equipment and customer IT equipment – and processes inside the data centre.


UK Unite union calls halt to Arm redundancy plan

However, international regulators and industry leaders voiced concerns with the merging of the two companies, and the deal fell apart. Softbank is reportedly setting a backup plan in motion involving an initial public offering for Arm investors, and was due a break-up fee from Nvidia of $1.25B.


Hyperscale data centres under fire in Holland

The Netherlands is one of the top data centre markets for European investment, with expected investments of $4.5 billion USD through 2026. However, as hyperscale providers like Microsoft, Facebook, and Google look to expand their footprint in the region, they are increasingly met with protests by local grassroots organizations.


Is crypto-mining changing the data centre?

In a discovery hearing with the U.S. House of Representatives, a panel of tech experts were asked questions to help clarify the state of the industry and potential effect on data centres, power grids, and the environment.


Data center vacancies: a digital ghost town

Data centre vacancy rates are a regular topic for data centre analysts. The rate of open space within a working data centre is used as a measure of the strength of the local market, and the opportunity for investors to put funds into new builds. One of the strongest data centre markets in Europe is… Read More