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Kao Data expands Harlow campus with construction of second data centre

Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has announced the expansion of its Harlow data centre campus, with construction now underway on its second 10MW facility, underpinning infrastructure in the UK Innovation Corridor. Following the recent investment from Infratil Limited and the launch of its […]

BCS launches 2022 apprenticeship programme

These are exciting, yet challenging times in the industry, as we move away from the direct disruption of the pandemic into bow wave of supply shortages of materials and labour, plus hyperinflation and the ongoing sustainability and efficiency drive. Business Critical Solutions (BCS), the specialist business dedicated to optimising digital infrastructure across the globe, has […]

Kao Data expands UK data centre footprint with 16MW facility in Slough

Kao Data, a specialist developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has announced the availability of a 16 Megawatt (MW), carrier-neutral data centre in Slough, west London. The launch marks a new beginning for Kao Data following the recent investment of approximately £130 million from global infrastructure business, Infratil […]

Global Technical Realty breaks ground at first UK data centre campus

An exciting day in the Global Technical Realty (GTR) journey as the company broke ground on its first 40.5 MW IT load UK data centre campus – GB One. GTR, a US$1 billion European build-to-suit data centre platform, agreed to lease the site at Slough Trading Estate, London’s premier data centre hub in June 2021, […]

Experts discuss the data centre regions most popular for development

DC Byte, a leading data centre research and analytics platform, has shared the latest statistics and insights from its most recent Data Centre Report, published in partnership with Knight Frank, a leading global property adviser. While 2021 initially brought uncertainty as to what demand would look like after the increased buying cycles accelerated by the […]

Data centre commissioning increasingly important to defeating digital downtime

We often tend to focus on the specific technology and infrastructure that makes up a data centre, paying less attention to the design and build of the data centre itself. Martin Williamson, Head of Commissioning – Middle East, AESG, outlines what a comprehensive data centre commissioning process should look like and why it is important […]

Baking resiliency into data centres from day one 

Resiliency – along with many other elements – is key to the design process when it comes to building a successful data centre facility with the future in mind. Paul Christensen, General Manager Data Centres and Security, Macquarie Data Centres, discusses the primal factors that should be considered in the data centre design phase and why […]

Working in the Indian data centre market

In 2020, the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced its draft Data Centre Policy, designed to make the country more attractive for domestic and foreign investment into the data centre sector. In this article, Ed Cooke, Founder at Conexus Law, shares some of his experiences of working on Indian projects including some of […]

Vertiv joins the sustainable digital infrastructure alliance to help drive a climate-neutral digital economy

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced that it has become a lead sponsor of the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA).  Giordano Albertazzi, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Vertiv, said: “Achieving a successful transition to a sustainable and digital future will require the co-operation of a wide variety of stakeholders, including governments as well as organisations from across the energy and technology industries.”  Vertiv will apply its expertise, global reach and lead position […]

California Association of Realtors makes a smart move with OVHcloud

When the California Association of Realtors, the premier representative of the state’s real estate professionals, faced the possibility of migrating all of its on-premise computing because of a location move, it partnered with OVHcloud. The California Association of Realtors is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. Itincludes more […]

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