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Colt DCS launches 27MW hyperscale data centre in Japan

UK-based data centre operator Colt DCS has launched a third hyperscale data centre at its Inzai campus in Japan, 30 kilometres outside of Toyko, to meet increased cloud demand in the Japanese market.


London on track to become ‘Gigawatt’ colocation hub by 2023 – report

London is set to become one of four European regions with live colocation power of over 1,000 MW by 2023 thanks to a surge in cloud and internet service demand, a new report has claimed.

Report authors Knight Frank, a global property consultancy, and data centre market analysts DC Byte, said local and national lockdowns spurred an unprecedented upturn in demand for digital services across Europe, cementing London as a top-four colocation hub alongside Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Dublin.


EcoDataCenter wins 6-year HPC contract with BMW

Sustainability-focused EcoDataCenter has penned a six-year agreement to supply HPC colocation to BMW.

The company’s flagship data centre in Falun will deliver 4MW of high-density capacity to the automotive giant through 2026.


Kao Data announces new service to quickly on-board hyperscale customers

UK colocation provider Kao Data is launching a new service aimed squarely at hyperscale clients who want to roll out new data centre capacity at speed.

Kao Data operates a gargantuan 40MW data centre campus in North London that has scalability for a further 30MW of capacity.

Not only is its Kao Park campus one of the UK’s largest developments, it was also the first in Britain to achieve OCP-ready status. 


Leaseweb UK opens Slough data centre for low-cost colocation and disaster recovery

Leaseweb has officially opened a third data centre in the UK.

The new facility is located in Slough, Berkshire, and joins the company’s LON-11 and LON-12 facilities in central London. 

Leaseweb has partnered with Iron Mountain, which acquired Leaseweb sister company EvoSwitch in 2018, to provide storage and information management services, including disaster recovery, via the facility.