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Lagging broadband services are ‘national embarrassment’ for government’s Tech City campaign

Poor infrastructure in London’s Tech City is putting strain on the government’s Old Street technology initiative as start-ups struggle to grow their businesses. Entrepreneurs, who have recently set up new offices to the London’s flagship tech cluster, have complained that Tech City broadband is ‘not fit for purpose’ due to poor connection, delays in installation… Read More

Internap adds London data centre to global bare metal cloud high performance service

Cloud infrastructure company Internap has extended its on-demand bare metal service to its London and Hong Kong data centres. The service, where virtual machines are created directly on the server making them better suited to high performance applications, currently operates in Amsterdam, Singapore, Dallas, New York and Santa Clara. According to Christian Primeau, senior vice… Read More

IBM to open London data centre this month in SoftLayer cloud services expansion

IBM’s cloud operation, Softlayer is to invest in a new London-based data centre. The Chessington-based data centre, launching later this month, is part of the firm’s $1.2bn expansion programme which will also see new data centre builds in both Paris and Frankfurt by the end of 2014. The site will house around 15,000 physical servers… Read More

The European Commission launched a study, ranking the top ICT hubs in Europe as Munich, London and Paris

The European Commission have released the results of their study into Europe’s top ICT hubs. The report ranks Munich, London and Paris as Europe’s top tech hotspots, after examining factors such as research and development, funding opportunities, and employment growth. Findings also suggest that size is no factor when it comes to ICT success with… Read More