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Proximity adds 3 more sites to UK regional edge network

UK edge colocation provider Proximity Data Centres has made three more facilities available on its regional edge network.

The new sites in Chester, Liverpool and Coventry join existing sites in Wakefield, Nottingham and Bridgend and add a further 8 MW of IT capacity and 80,000 square feet of technical space.


Adapting to the unexpected in today’s “virtual everything” world

The past year has shown the value of Edge Cloud and adaptive networks, driven by the need to support unexpected traffic demands. By Jürgen Hatheier, CTO at Ciena.


Microsoft unveils modular Azure data centre

Microsoft has introduced a transportable modular data centre to bring Azure access to hard to reach locations in need of cloud computing and storage.

The tech giant said the ruggedised data centre, which comes in a radio frequency shielded unit, enables cloud access even in areas where there is unreliable network availability, or where temperature, humidity, and surface levels usually pose a deployment challenge. 


Schneider Electric, StorMagic and HPE team up on ‘Edge in a Box’

Schneider and alliance partners reveal latest pre-integrated edge solution Schneider Electric and alliance partners StorMagic and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have launched a pre-integrated edge solution to alleviate some of the challenges of deploying compact IT infrastructure in distributed environments. The companies released details of what is being marketed as an “Edge in a Box”,… Read More


Edge data centre operations challenged by exposure to the elements, ASHRAE bulletin warns

Data centre efficiency and reliability standards body ASHRAE has released a technical bulletin addressing the environmental and sustainability challenges of small edge data centres.

Edge computing is a rising and trend in the IT industry and refers to infrastructure that stores and processes data closer to its source, outside of the enterprise or cloud data centre.