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Portland’s Union Bank Tower to be repurposed as a data centre

The Union Bank Tower, located in downtown Portland, Oregon, has been put up for sale, and is being marketed as a prime facility for conversion to a data centre.


Tips on how to commission a data centre for successful operation

Overall a commissioning agent’s role is a bit like that of a conductor of an orchestra: all of their hard work is done before the system goes live and is critical to delivering operational reliability. Ensuring proper coordination and communication between key stakeholders, alongside the strict adherence to a meticulously verified plan can ensure the success of a data centre deployment strategy.


Facebook partnership offers on-the-job training

Facebook has announced Hardhat in Hand, a skilled labor building program which will provide paid training for individuals interested in data centre construction.


InterXion opens new data centre in Paris

InterXion, a Digital Realty company, has opened a new data centre in the Paris metro area. The new facility, known as Par12, is the company’s 12th Parisian data centre, located in Ferrieres-en-Brie, just 30 km east of the city.


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