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Interxion to Acquire Controlling Interest in Icolo

Interxion inks agreement to acquire 70% interest in Kenyan data centre company Icolo Interxion, Amsterdam-based operator of 50 European data centres in 11 countries, has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling stake of Icolo and their data centres in Kenya. At the same time, Interxion announced  a strategic partnership with the Pembani Remgro… Read More


Smart buildings lighting the way to productivity growth

The intelligent building is a sleeping giant, in terms of its capability to deliver productivity boosting advantages to technologically switched on organisations. Stuart McKay, Business Development Manager at Panduit Europe, one of the world’s largest physical infrastructure suppliers, discusses the benefits of smarter working environments The theory has been with us for over 20 years,… Read More


Beyond the Edge: High Speed, High Density Data Cabling for the Future Data Centre

The data centre is here, it’s just not evenly distributed. The drive for lower latency is fuelled by enablement of technologies such as 5G – which will push data centre’s closer to the edge, meaning compute power, storage and data centre facilities will need to physically reside closer to where those services are demanded Applications… Read More


The next-gen tech disrupting data centre management

New features leveraging DevOps, AI and data science offer companies unmatched visibility into infrastructure performance before, during and after each modernisation step, says Jeff Klaus, general manager of Intel Data Center Management Solutions How are DevOps, AI and data science transforming data centre management? Data science has created a new understanding that the data we… Read More


Modular reasoning: why DC standardisation makes sense

Data centre builds will increasingly comprise standardised, modular building blocks configured to address special power and thermal requirements Much like snowflakes, no two data centres are identical. Although they may be home to similar IT equipment, the business needs of the owners and operators of the equipment along with legal requirements, financial considerations and business… Read More


Huawei expands data centre efforts with new CPU and servers

Firm determined to expand data centre presence with new ARM-based CPU and servers, despite growing political resistance from abroad Huawei has unveiled its new ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip, a next-generation chip for servers, despite mounting resistance to its hardware from abroad. Huawei said the chipset, developed in partnership with UK-based ARM holdings, is faster and… Read More


Qatar Cabinet gives green light to Microsoft global data centre

Cabinet officially authorises Microsoft global data centre, Reuters reports Microsoft has been granted permission by the Qatari government to construct an Azure data centre in the Gulf country. The news comes from local newspaper The Peninsula, that reported the announcement after it was made at the Cabinet’s regular meeting in Amiri Diwan on January 2nd. News on… Read More


Panduit guides selection of data centre network infrastructure

New Panduit White Paper – ‘Light into Money –The Future of Fibre Optics in the Data Centre Networks provides a Guide to help future proof data centre communications network infrastructure Emerging demand drivers for high speed ethernet network infrastructure identified Includes development road maps plus migration paths to 100GBE – 800GBE and 1,6Tbps December 17th,… Read More


Latest release of 6SigmaDCX software enables greater leverage of digital twin throughout data center ecosystem

Future Facilities’ newly released data center software enables better collaboration amongst teams through its unified platform, expanded DCIM integrations, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning SAN JOSE, CALIF – December 17, 2018 – Future Facilities Inc., provider of the data center digital twin for data center design and operations, today announced Release 13 of its 6SigmaDCX… Read More


Qianhai data centre designed as a ‘digital lighthouse’

Mecanoo, the international architectural firm, has released the innovative design for its new 63,000 sq m data centre, to be located in the Qianhai business centre in Shenzhen, China The data centre will provide communications infrastructure for companies and for public services and utilities in the Qianhai zone. It also provides an ideally-located communications hub between… Read More


Qianhai data centre designed as a ‘digital lighthouse’

Mecanoo, the international architectural firm, has released the innovative design for its new 63,000 sq m data centre, to be located in the Qianhai business centre in Shenzhen, China The data centre will provide communications infrastructure for companies and for public services and utilities in the Qianhai zone. It also provides an ideally-located communications hub between… Read More


RagingWire announces Silicon Valley data centre

RagingWire has announced it has purchased land and begun development on a new data centre in Santa Clara, California The facility, known as Silicon Valley 1 (SV1) will include 16 MW of power and span 160,000 square feet in total, with 64,000 square feet of data floor space including customizable data vaults, designed for hyperscale cloud companies… Read More


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