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Lasercharm data campus signs £9.25m funding deal with Topland Group

Topland Group has agreed to contribute £9.25m to refinance the Camro Data Park, located in Sutton, Cambridgeshire. The new campus is comprised of 43 acres and will developed into a 700,000 sq ft data centre facility, one of the largest in the UK. Lasercharm, the owner of the data park, has planning permission from local… Read More


Data centre processor race heats up with Intel’s 4-year IPU strategy

Intel has introduced a four-year strategy to iterate on infrastructure processing unit (IPU) and AI chips, in an effort to recover some ground lost to data centre competitors Nvidia and AMD.   Nvidia’s data centre business is worth more than $10 billion USD per year, more than three times the value of its business in… Read More


DigitalBridge purchases Switch for $11 billion USD

DigitalBridge has announced the acquisition of all outstanding common shares of data centre company Switch in a cash transaction estimated at $11 billion USD. The acquisition will be completed by a subsidiary of DigitalBridge, DigitalBridge II, and IFM Investors, a global digital infrastructure investment firm.   The deal still hinges on stockholder approval; but when… Read More


Virginia residents sue zoning board to block new Amazon data centre

Several residents of Culpeper County, Virginia, have filed suit against their local zoning board. The aim of the suit is to nullify a recent decision that would allow AWS to build a new data centre on a large parcel of rural land. In April, the zoning board voted 4-3 in favor of rezoning 230 acres… Read More


Tech giants lobbying EU for more favourable regulations

According to members of the EU initiative and related sources, U.S. technology companies are lobbying the EU to make upcoming regulations more tech-friendly. Just this week, technology companies reportedly attempted to utilize the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact as leverage to influence the decisions of EU lawmakers. The Pact is a voluntary association of data… Read More