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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 […]

EcoDataCenter to deploy chassis-level immersion liquid cooling solution from Iceotope, Schneider Electric and Avnet

The first global use case of a chassis-level immersion liquid cooling solution will be installed at EcoDataCenter’s climate positive data centre. Chassis-level immersion liquid cooling can reduce rack cooling energy by up to 90% and data centre energy usage by up to 14%. Other benefits include greater efficiency, lower operating costs and smaller footprint. Iceotope […]

OpenText announces cloud agreement with Amazon Web Services

OpenText has announced a new global strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Through this agreement, OpenText will provide customers greater choice in deploying their business-critical information management solutions. “This agreement with AWS will simplify and accelerate our customers’ transition to the cloud and fulfil our commitment to deliver OpenText anywhere, regardless of our […]

Seacom’s partnership with Raxio Data Centre will boost connectivity solutions in Uganda

Leading Pan-African service provider, SEACOM, has talked of its planned partnership with Raxio Data Centre Ltd, Uganda’s first carrier-neutral, enterprise-grade data centre scheduled to launch in Q1 2020. At the forefront of driving connectivity in Africa, SEACOM recently launched enterprise connectivity solutions in Uganda. Raxio Uganda’s world-class facility will become the cornerstone of digitisation in […]

MTI wins infrastructure transformation contract with Southern Water

MTI Technology, a global provider of IT services and solutions, has announced it has won a £15 million contract with Southern Water. The contract will see MTI provide professional and managed services around data centre modernisation, data protection and enhancing cybersecurity, as part of Southern Water’s wide-ranging transformation programme. Southern Water is one of the […]

CyrusOne integrates Megaport into London I data centre

CyrusOne, a premier global data centre REIT, today announced it is expanding its partnership with Megaport Limited, a global leading Network as a Service provider, and is deploying the full suite of Megaport services at its London I data centre in Slough, UK. By delivering access to a global ecosystem of more than 300 service […]

Goonhilly opens new data centre with green HPC platform

Satellite communications innovator and space gateway Goonhilly Earth Station has opened its new data centre and flexed its eco credentials by launching a managed green HPC platform for AI and ML compute on demand. One of the first organisations in the UK to deploy a liquid immersion cooling system from Submer to mitigate the power […]

Green Mountain AS and Schneider Electric announce DC2-Telemark has gone live

Green Mountain AS and Schneider Electric have announced that 3MW data centre capacity at the DC2-Telemark site has gone live in readiness for customer occupation. In order to achieve rapid deployment at the brown field development and meet customer requirements, Green Mountain deployed Schneider Electric’s prefabricated EcoStruxure Modular Data Center infrastructure – reducing time to […]

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