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M&A: an emerging strategy in the African data centre market

A company that builds a new facility from the ground up has the advantage of control: they can choose the design and apply specific solutions that have proven to be effective at other locations.


Sustainability-linked loans and the data centre

Sustainability-linked loans are bolstered by government policy, which has incorporated SSLs into ESG (environmental, social, and government) initiatives, making these loans an attractive option for both lenders and borrowers.


VA provides data centres $124.5M USD in 2021 tax breaks

One of the problems with offering tax incentives to data centres is that the tax benefits are substantial and often ongoing for years or even decades – while the number of permanent jobs that are added to communities as a result can be quite small.


Sweden and the sustainable data centre

As of 2019, top technology firms including Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon and Google had active sites in Nordic countries, particularly Sweden.


Partners Group acquires largest data centre company in Iceland

Partners Group has announced the acquisition of atNorth, the largest data centre company in Iceland.


AWS suffers three major outages in a single month

On Wednesday, December 22, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a power outage that affected services for enterprise clients such as Slack, Epic Games, and Imgur. Amazon blamed the interruption of service on a power issue in an East Coast data centre, affecting one Availability Zone in the region.


4 considerations to improve data centre risk management

With the increasing adoption of work from home, digital events, and online social activities, many of the events that we used to expect to attend in person can now occur in the digital world as well. 


Investment in Taiwan data centre market expected to reach $4.47 billion

Investments in the Taiwanese data centre market are expected to grow at a very high CAGR of 23.6% over the next five years, reaching $4.47 billion USD. 


China Mobile breaks ground on Hong Kong data centre

China Mobile International (CMI) has begun construction of a new data centre in the Fo Tang area of Sha Tin, New Territories.


L&T sign agreement with Tamil Nadu government to build data centre

Larsen & Toubro India (L&T) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government to build a data centre at Kanchipuram.


Digital temp agency Jobandtalent raises $500M in funding

Founded in 2009, the company uses AI to match workers with open temporary positions, promising consistent work opportunities and professional stability.


Addressing the climate crisis with a digital twin of Earth

The increasing adoption of big data analytics (BDA) has acted as proof of the opportunity and value presented by predictive modelling. Organizations are able to forecast widely divergent factors such as future demand for products and services, the possible effects of supply chain disruptions, business growth modelling, and more. And as we grow more adept… Read More