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AMD unveils next generation of data centre GPUs

AMD has unveiled the world’s first 7nm data centre GPUs offering up to six times faster data transfer speeds The Radeon Instinct MI60 and MI50 accelerators are aimed at supporting the latest in deep learning, HPC, cloud computing and rendering applications. The new accelerators are able to process workloads such as rapidly training complex neural… Read More

MainOne to build three new data centres across West Africa

West African data firm MainOne announced plans to build three new data centres across West Africa to support the region’s growing digital enhancements. The new data centres will be located in Accra, Ghana; Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire and Sagamu, Nigeria. The data centre expansion strategy is in partnership with Minkels, a part of the public trade… Read More

Italy begins beta-testing government smartphone app

The Italian government has begun beta-testing IO, a smartphone app that consolidates a number of public services into a single user interface. IO gives users access to public services and administration, providing an easier way to make electronic payments and keep a record of receipts, request and file documents with government agencies, and set up… Read More

CommBank Australia customers affected by data centre outage

Customers of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have encountered widespread difficulties with bank cards, mobile and online banking for over 24 hours. The issues are due to a data center failure, according to a statement from the bank. Customers were reportedly locked out of online and mobile banking accounts starting in the early morning on… Read More

Interxion announces direct connectivity to Google Cloud

Interxion, a leading data center colocation company with 45 locations across Europe, has announced that the company now supports Google Cloud Platform Interconnect points of presence (PoPs), in Paris, Marseille, Frankfurt, and Stockholm. Clients may now access the Google Cloud Platform using Interxion’s multi-cloud interconnection platform, Cloud Connect. With the new Google Cloud PoPs, clients… Read More