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Bangladesh may build world’s fifth-biggest data centre in earthquake zone

The Bangladesh Ministry of Information is considering the establishment of a Tier 4 data centre in Kaliakair, in the Gazipur region, an ambitious build which would constitute the fifth largest data centre in the world, if completed. And if it survives – the site mooted for the project is prone to earthquakes. Earthquake activity in… Read More

CenturyLink establishes data centre offering in China with new Shanghai site

The US network operator CenturyLink Technology Solutions has expanded its data centre portfolio into China with the launch of a Shanghai-based facility. Alongside its five other Asia Pacific data centres, located in Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo, CenturyLink’s Shanghai establishment is its first site in mainland China. According to the organisation expanding into the world’s… Read More

China’s Aliyun lines up Inspur as partner for international Asia markets

Aliyun, the cloud subsidiary of China’s ecommerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with rival Inspur Group, an IT services company, to exploit smart cities and international markets. According to chinatechnews.com, the two have formed a “strategic cooperation” to work together on smart city and administration cloud markets, to provide cloud solutions and “build an independent… Read More

Cofely targets big data centre growth in Asia with SMP buy out

Data centre operator Cofely South East Asia is to use the acquisition of Singapore-based specialist SMP as a springboard for growth in the region. Now trading under the name of Cofely DC, and part of GDF Suez Energy Services, the company will acquire some prestigious clients in the region including the Ministry of Home Affairs… Read More