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Strategic partnership launches new company to build and operate data centres in Japan

NTT Global Data Centers Japan (NTT), a subsidiary of NTT DATA Group Corporation, and TEPCO Power Grid (TEPCO PG) have agreed to establish a new company to jointly develop and operate data centres in the Inzai-Shiroi area, of Greater Tokyo, Japan. NTT and TEPCO PG look into strategic placement of data centres to secure power and connectivity together in support of […]

Macquarie Data Centres receives green light on AI-ready Sydney data centre

Macquarie Technology Group has announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Macquarie Data Centres (MDC), has received confirmation from the Independent Planning Commission NSW that it has favourably determined MDC’s state significant development application for the construction of a third data centre at the Macquarie Park Data Centre Campus (IC3 SuperWest). Selected early works are presently being undertaken on the site. Commencement of the construction of […]

Asia-Pacific Data Centre Association launches as voice of data centre operators in the region

The Asia-Pacific Data Centre Association (APDCA) has been launched to represent the collective interests of the data centre industry in APAC. This first-of-its-kind trade association group in APAC aims to identify and formulate common positions between data centre operators, suppliers and stakeholders, empowering the industry to advocate for policies and regulations that support the sustainable growth of the […]

NTT expands India footprint with new data centre campus in Noida

NTT, a leading global IT infrastructure and services company and market leader in the Indian data centre industry, has announced the launch of its new data centre campus, Noida 2, and the opening of its first data centre. Spanning six acres, the campus will support a planned capacity of 52.8MW critical IT load in two data […]

Vertiv opens new manufacturing facility and test lab in India to support thermal management demands

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Chakan, Pune, India, to meet the surging demand for data centres and supporting infrastructure solutions globally, including India and the APAC region. The new plant manufactures thermal management products and solutions tailored for colocation, cloud, telecom and […]

Equinix launches Bare Metal-as-a-Service to address accelerating XaaS demand in India

Equinix, a digital infrastructure company, has announced the launch of Equinix Metal and Equinix Network Edge in Mumbai, India. Together with Equinix Fabric, the full Equinix portfolio of digital services will provide modern enterprises in India with an automated, ‘as-a-Service’ deployment method to build their foundational infrastructure and take advantage of the global reach, interconnected ecosystems and cloud adjacency available on Platform Equinix.  As per IDC Future of Digital […]

Waste hydrogen data centre to be tested by Honda and Mitsubishi

Honda Motor Co. (Honda), Tokuyama and Mitsubishi (‘Project Members’) will conduct a joint demonstration to operate a data centre using by-product hydrogen and a stationary fuel cell power station designed to reuse fuel cell systems from fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). This project was proposed to and adopted by the New Energy and Industrial Technology […]

Vantage Data Centers expands APAC footprint to Taipei with 16MW data centre development

Entrance into Taiwan will support strong digitalisation growth, including cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI), from global hyperscalers. Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has announced its entrance into Taipei, Taiwan’s largest data centre market. The company will open TPE1 – a 16MW, 215,000 square foot (20,000 square meters) data centre […]

RETN strengthens Asian connectivity with third Hong Kong-Singapore subsea route

The APG route strengthens RETN’s connectivity landscape between key hubs and assists in delivering robust solutions amid subsea cable cuts. It serves as a wake-up call to the industry urging a minimum adoption of three redundant routes for optimal network resilience. RETN, an international network service provider with unique capabilities to connect Europe and Asia, […]

NEXTDC breaks ground on AUS$80 million Darwin data centre

NEXTDC, one of Australia’s leading data centre services providers, has officially begun development on its AUS$80 million D1 Darwin data centre facility with a targeted completion and launch in June 2024. Built in collaboration with long-standing partners, Kapitol Group, the construction of D1 Darwin will create more than 200 jobs in the region throughout the […]

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