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ECL announces world’s first hydrogen-powered Data-Centre-as-a-Service
Data-Centre-as-a-Service provider, ECL, has announced the world’s first modular, off-grid, zero-emission data centre that primarily uses hydrogen power. Data centres are available in 1MW blocks that can be connected to one another to provide the required capacity, and perform with 99.9999% uptime. The final product is entirely hydrogen-powered and sustainable, so it consumes no local... Read More

14-story data centre to be part of Osaka skyline
Japanese digital infrastructure company, Optage, has announced plans to build a 14-story data centre in Osaka, Japan. This will be the company's fifth data centre. The 'Optage Sonezaki Data Center' will be located in the Kita-ku ward to meet growing demand for digital infrastructure that provides low-latency access to cloud services. Expected to open in... Read More

Blackstone explores $480M sale of stake Indian REIT to Bain
Leading global investment firm, Blackstone Group, is exploring the possibility of selling a significant portion of its 24% stake in Embassy REIT to Bain Capital. Should the transaction go through, it could be worth up to $480 million to Blackstone. Reuters reports this would mark Bain’s first entrance into the Indian REIT market and Blackstone’s fourth... Read More

Game, Set, Match for sustainable tech at Australian Open
Tennis fans and players are being empowered to enjoy a more sustainable, immersive, and accessible Australian Open through digital innovations delivered by Infosys. As part of a Digital Innovation Partnership between Infosys and Tennis Australia, the 2023 tournament will include new experiences to shape the Australian Open's future vision. "Working with Infosys over the past... Read More

VastFlux ad-fraud scheme affecting millions taken down by HUMAN
HUMAN Security, a global cybersecurity leader, has successfully taken down one of the biggest ad fraud operations known as VastFlux. The scheme made spoofs of 1,700 applications and targeted 120 publishers. In total, more than 11 million devices were impacted, with a peak volume of 12 billion false ad requests per day. "What was technically... Read More

Tech Show London 2023 conference programme announced

About CloserStill Media CloserStill Media organises international B2B tradeshows. In the technology markets, these events reach across five global territories, more than 70,000 delegates and over 2,500 exhibitors. Its portfolio includes some of the fastest growing and award-winning events, including Tech Show London, an umbrella brand featuring Cloud Expo Europe and Data Centre World. Having… Read More


Schneider Electric promotes Marc Garner to SVP of Secure Power Division
Schneider Electric has appointed Marc Garner, a 17-year veteran of the company, as the new Senior Vice President of its Secure Power Division in Europe. The new role will bolster the Division's vision to build sustainable data centres of the future and accelerate sustainability ambitions in the industry. Marc Garner will look to help customers... Read More

AirTrunk reveals plans for first data centre in Malaysia
AirTrunk, a Macquarie-backed hyperscale data centre specialist, has revealed plans for its first data centre in Malaysia. The new JHB1 facility will span 10.3 hectares of land in Johor Bahru and have a capacity of more than 150MW. JHB1 will include 5MW of solar panels on its roof, indirect evaporative cooling solutions, and direct-to-chip liquid... Read More

StarHub set to make history with multi-cloud transformation
StarHub, a Singapore telecommunications company, is embarking on a world's first by transforming its network into a unique low-latency multi-cloud architecture. The Cloud Infinity project aims to boost deliverability, scalability, and performance. Multi-cloud architectures enable organisations to reduce vendor lock-in to enhance flexibility, expand the choice of cloud platforms, and allow for co-developed platforms and... Read More

OpenAI tools including ChatGPT coming to Microsoft Azure
Microsoft has announced the general availability of OpenAI tools on its Azure cloud computing platform. The move will monetise the OpenAI tools such as Codex, DALL-E, and GPT-3.5 through a paid professional version. "We are excited to see this service go to general availability so it can help us further contextualize our reporting by conveying... Read More

Top hedge fund traders to start using AI, survey reveals
Nine out of ten hedge fund traders will start using artificial intelligence (AI) in 2023, according to a survey by Market Makers. Analysis of the top 50 hedge funds showed that traders believe AI will help them achieve portfolio returns amid soaring interest rates. "AI has the potential to fundamentally change the way investing works,... Read More

Schneider Electric makes urgent call to tackle energy crisis ahead of WEF meeting
Ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting, Schneider Electric has issued an urgent call for governments and organisations across the globe to address the worldwide energy crisis. The energy management and automation specialist pushed for more sustainability action and increased investments in technologies that will reduce carbon emissions and bolster energy security. "Today’s climate... Read More