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Vantage Data Centers to build five hyperscale facilities in Europe

North American wholesale data centre provider Vantage Data Centers is launching itself into Europe with the acquisition of Etix Everywhere and $800 million in new funding.

Luxembourg-based Etix owns a sizable European data centre portfolio including a 55MW hyperscale campus currently under development in Germany. The two companies have not disclosed the financial terms of the deal. 


More than half of used data centre racks will be off-premises by 2024

Over half of the world’s utilised racks will be located outside of the data centre by the end of 2024.

That’s according to the latest Infrastructure Market Monitor report from 451 Research, a New York-based enterprise IT analysis firm.

“We expect to see a decline in utilized racks across the enterprise, with a mid-single-digit CAGR increase in non-cloud colocation, and cloud and service providers expanding their utilized footprint over 13 percent,” Greg Zwakman, VP of Market and Competitive Intelligence at 451 Research explained.


Report: CyrusOne mulls sale after bidder approach

CyrusOne is considering a sale after the colocation company was approached by a group of bidders, including KKR & Co., Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and I Squared Capital. 

The group has not yet made a bid but has alerted CyrusOne that it is in the preliminary stages of proposing one. A source familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that there are other bidders interested in CyrusOne and that the Dallas-based company has not yet made a decision on a potential takeover.


Global data centre colocation: Hyperscale, interconnection drivers & trends

What are the hyperscale and interconnection trends driving global data centre colocation? At Data Centre World Asia HK Jabez Tan from Structure Research distilled the latest colocation trends and more.


Hyperscale cloud giants guzzled over 100MW of colocation capacity in the past 12 months

Cloud providers have stepped up their dominance of European colocation, according to new research In the past 12 months, hyperscale cloud giants alone have bought over 100MW of colocation capacity in Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris (FLAP), equating to a capital investment of $800 million (£635 million), according to new research from real estate advisor… Read More