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OpenStack broadening focus to ‘open infrastructure’

BERLIN – Open source cloud efforts are at full steam and on the lips of the tech community and media outlets around the world. Although garnering less mainstream attention in recent months, one of the first kids on the block – the OpenStack project – is still quietly getting on with business, pushing forward new… Read More


Etix Everywhere to build a new cluster of data centres in Frankfurt

Global data centre operator Etix Everywhere has announced plans to open a new collection of data centres in Frankfurt. Teaming up with EVO, an electricity, natural gas and heat energy supply company, and Data Centre Group (DCG), a planning, design and certification office, the new centre will be located in Offenbach. Etix Everywhere specialises in the… Read More


Infineon signs MoU with Alibaba to promote IoT

Infineon, the Munich-based semiconductor and microelectronics company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Cloud Computing to promote Chinese IoT. The MoU focuses on increasing uses and speeding adoption of IoT for smart life and smart industry applications in China. Infineon will collaborate with Alibaba Cloud to expand and promote AliOS Things, the… Read More


Chancellor Merkel proposes tax on big data

German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed a big data tax that would treat data as a raw material used in production at this week’s Global Solutions policy forum in Berlin. The proposed reform is intended to reduce tax disparities between digital and traditional companies. “The pricing of data, particularly the data of consumers, is the central… Read More


Digital Realty opens second Frankfurt data centre

Major data centre, colocation and interconnection provider Digital Realty has opened its second Frankfurt site. The new facility, working to a capacity of nine megawatts, will be the first of three at the firm’s new campus in Sossenheim, a data centre hub around three miles west of Frankfurt. This campus, named the Wilhelm-Fay-Strasse site, is… Read More