Latest Data Centre News

Majority of development teams admit to skipping security steps

New research from Invicti Security finds that 70% of development teams always or frequently skip security steps as a result of time pressures when finishing projects. Obvious issues arise when essential steps are missed, with the study also discovering that one in three issues under remediation reach production without being caught in the development or test… Read More

Schneider Electric Appoints Karlton Gray as IT Channel Director for the UK & Ireland

Schneider Electric™, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the appointment of Karlton Gray as its new IT Channel Director for the UK & Ireland.

Schneider Electric Introduces Easy Micro Data Centers

Schneider Electric™, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced it has expanded its Micro Data Center solutions portfolio with the introduction of the Easy Micro Data Center Series for standard IT and commercial environments.

Panduit New OptiCam® 2 Fibre Optic Termination Tool

Panduit the enterprise and data centre physical infrastructure supplier announces the OptiCam 2 Termination Tool which is designed to offer 100% right first-time termination of OptiCam fibre connectors. The tool calculates insertion loss value on completion of the camming process. The red and green light indicators provide additional visual confirmation of termination. Using the OptiCam… Read More

Facebook eyes second Danish data centre

Facebook has acquired 212 hectares of land in Andrup, Esbjerg, Denmark to build a new data centre facility.

African data centre boom expected to continue

Data centre growth in Africa has been strong and is expected to continue its current trajectory, led by markets in South Africa and Nigeria.

Zella DC launches outdoor micro data centre in Japan

The data centre was commissioned by Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ), and is a complete, outdoor-optimized facility is a 12U model of the available 12-38U range of products.

Schneider Electric Calls for Urgent Action to Decarbonise

Schneider Electric’s flagship annual Innovation Summit World Tour (October 12-November 12) will address global climate challenges and guide customers, partners, regulators, and policymakers on rapidly reducing emissions to decarbonise the world’s economy in this decisive decade.

Vietnam data centre investments to reach $673 million by 2026

The data centre market in Vietnam is growing quickly, bolstered by a variety of factors including digital acceleration resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The data centre market by investment is expected to reach $673 million USD by 2026.

Africa’s first prefabricated Data Centre launched

Cloud Exchange West Africa, a colocation, IT support and managed services provider from West Africa, has partnered with Huawei to launch the first Tier IV prefabricated data centre on the continent. The modular, prefabricated data centre is located in Lagos, Nigeria. Glad Dibetso, CEO of Cloud Exchange, said that the growth of Nigeria’s digital economy… Read More

Teraco completes hyperscale data centre in Cape Town

Teraco Data Environments, a leading data centre services provider in South Africa, has completed a new hyperscale data centre in Brackenfell, Cape Town. The data centre, known as CT2, is Teraco’s second data centre campus in Cape Town and the largest in the Western Cape.

AI firm Databricks purchases 8080 Labs

Leading AI and data business, Databricks, recently announced their acquisition of Frankfurt-based 8080 Labs, the creator of bamboolib, a UI-based data science tool. Bamboolib gives data scientists the ability to investigate data and transform it, without the need to write code.