Latest Brazil publications

Scala launches new Brazilian data centre in Sao Paulo

Scala Data Centres has launched a new data centre in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The facility, which cost $140 million USD, is currently operational in Phase I and occupied by a sole customer.

Digital Realty expands into Latin America with $1.8bn acquisition of Ascenty

Digital Realty has announced it is to acquire Ascenty, a leading data centre provider in Brazil. While Ascenty will be sold for $1.8 billion, an additional $425 million investment covering data centre development will take the final figure to $2.25 billion. Ascenty owns and operates eight top-tier data centres located in key metro areas. Its fibre optic… Read More

New algorithm identifies lockstep reputation attacks

Researchers from the University of Sao Paolo have created an algorithm which they claim demonstrates 95% effectiveness in identifying fake reviews intended to damage the reputation of new companies, and which are likely to have been originated by the companies’ competitors. ORFEL: super-fast detection of defamation or illegitimate promotion in online recommendation [PDF], by Gabriel… Read More