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Stonepeak helps raise $1B for digital edge data centres

Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, a North American private equity firm, has announced the formation of an independent data centre platform operating under the name Digital Edge. This enterprise will focus on the acquisition and development of data centres and digital infrastructure in the fast-growing APAC region. Digital Edge will launch with $1B in equity capital raised… Read More


Interxion to Acquire Controlling Interest in Icolo

Interxion inks agreement to acquire 70% interest in Kenyan data centre company Icolo Interxion, Amsterdam-based operator of 50 European data centres in 11 countries, has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling stake of Icolo and their data centres in Kenya. At the same time, Interxion announced  a strategic partnership with the Pembani Remgro… Read More


Google Cloud to deliver managed Oracle data centre service with Atos

New offering will be available in the second half of 2019  Google is expanding two of its data centres in Germany and North America in order to provide its cloud customers with local access to managed, cloud-based versions of Oracle database services. Google is partnering with technology partner Atos on the expansions, equipping the facilities… Read More


Nokia migrates all phone data to Google Cloud region in Finland

The data was previously stored on servers based in Singapore Nokia is to move its phone data to a Google Cloud facility in Europe as part of a company plan to better protect customer data. Nokia device activation and performance data, are to be moved to Hamina, Finland which is powered by Google Cloud, with… Read More


Lenovo Data Center Group thinks blockchain can improve its customer support

Recent reports claim poor customer service is costing businesses more than $75 billion (£58 billion) a year, so why not throw blockchain at the problem? Blockchain gets a lot of flack and for good reason. For a lot of overzealous startups, it has proven the perfect marketing tool to sell overcomplicated, cumbersome solutions to enterprise… Read More