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Ascenty launches second Chilean data centre

Ascenty, the Latin-American data centre services provider, has opened its second data centre in Chile. The new facility, located just outside of Santiago, is the largest of its kind in the country, boasting 226,000 square feet and 31 MW IT load capacity. The Ascenty Santiago 2 data centre is built to Tier 3 standards, with… Read More

Digital Realty selling data centre facility for $205M USD

Digital Realty, leading provider of data centre, colocation, and interconnectivity solutions, has agreed to sell an existing facility for $205 million USD.

US missile defence systems fail cybersecurity audit

Security controls and processes for ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) not consistently implemented leaving technical information exposed, according to a security audit released by the US Department of Defense Inspector General (DOD IG) A US DOD cybersecurity audit of US missile defence systems has revealed officials are failing to implement basic cybersecurity controls such as… Read More

Google to spend $140mn expanding Latin America data centre

Google has announced plans to spend $140 million expanding its only Latin American data centre. Located in Chile, Google is tripling the size of the data centre as well as employing 1,000 people to aid construction. The data centre in Quilicura located near Santiago was announced in 2012 and cost $150 million to build, becoming… Read More

Huawei requests access to smartphone market limited by the US Government

Huawei has put forward a request to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a hearing to oppose the brand’s ban in the American telecom market. Currently one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world as well as being the world’s largest telecoms equipment producer, Huawei has recently debuted its newest 5G mobile phone…. Read More