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Equinix and GIC to add US$3.9 billion to expand xScale Data Centre Program

Equinix has announced agreements for additional joint ventures in the form of limited liability partnerships with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, which when closed and built out will bring the xScaledata centre portfolio to greater than US$6.9 billion across 32 facilities globally. xScale data centres add to Equinix’s global platform of more than 220 International […]

Sophos announces plans for new data centres in Canada, Australia and Japan

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced plans to provide new data centres in Montreal, Canada, in July; Sydney, Australia, in August; and Tokyo, Japan, in September. Sophos already has data centres in the United States, Ireland and Germany. The planned new data centres will provide critical additional regional capacity to address the […]

Keysource begin critical infrastructure replacement at Garmin UK HQ

Data centre and critical environment specialist, Keysource has commenced a critical infrastructure project for the headquarters of Garmin UK. This project will add to the Keysource growing portfolio of market leading brands. Data centre and critical environment specialist, Keysource has initiated a critical infrastructure project for Garmin, adding to a growing portfolio of market leading […]

BroadBand Tower deploys Infinera’s Groove (GX) Series to expand data centre connectivity across Tokyo metropolitan area

Infinera has announced that BroadBand Tower, a Tokyo-based data centre and cloud services provider, deployed Infinera’s GX Series Compact Modular Platform to expand high-capacity, ultra-low-latency connectivity between its data centres across the Tokyo metropolitan area. The Infinera GX solution enables BroadBand Tower to meet increasing customer demand for cloud-based services connectivity in Japan and enhance […]

Teraco breaks ground on 38MW hyperscale data centre build

Teraco Data Environments, one of Africa’s largest interconnection hub and vendor-neutral data centre providers, has announced that construction has commenced on a new hyperscale data centre with 38 megawatts (MW) of critical power load in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa. The facility, known as JB4, is scheduled for completion in Q1 2022 and as a […]

Sungard Availability Services expands UK data centre footprint

In response to growing demand in 2020 for colocation and cloud services, Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of highly-available, cloud-connected infrastructure in North America and Europe, has announced significant expansion of its data centre footprint in Woking. The company’s newly expanded Technology Centre 3 (TC3) data hall is now open for use, […]

CyrusOne announces partnership to research residual heat capture at its Amsterdam I facility

The Municipality of Haarlem, SADC’s PolanenPark and CyrusOne, a premier global data centre REIT, have announced the signing of a unique Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly examine the economic and technical feasibility of a heat re-use project in the region. The MoU follows successful collaboration among the three stakeholders over the last 12 months. […]

Actis investee, Rack Centre, announces US$100 million expansion to create West Africa’s largest data centre

Rack Centre, a leading carrier neutral data centre operator in West Africa, has announced an expansion programme that will increase capacity to a total net white space of 6,000 square metres and allow for 13MW of  IT power capacity in its Lagos campus. This will be in addition to the current expansion already underway to […]

Kao Data announces dedicated ‘Built-to-Suit’ service for the hyperscale community

Kao Data, a provider of advanced, hyperscale-inspired data centres for the UK’s Innovation Corridor, has announced a dedicated ‘Built-to-Suit’ service for the hyperscale community in the UK. The service enables Kao Data to fund, design, build and operate Open Compute Project (OCP-Ready) data centre capacity, for organisations dependent on scalable, resilient, digital infrastructure. With financial […]

Datacentrix advances Lenovo certification with new accreditation

Datacentrix, a high performing and secure ICT solutions provider, has extended its partnership with hardware technology company, Lenovo, adding the title of Authorised Service Partner (ASP) to its existing Tier 1 Platinum Partner certifications for Lenovo’s PC Group (PCG) and Datacentre Group (DCG). The company is now one of only two South African Tier 1 […]

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