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Data storage trends to watch out for in 2022

Making global data storage predictions in the face of an ongoing, highly dynamic pandemic, might at first glance appear akin to reading tea leaves. We asked a number of experts to identify the biggest drivers in the 2022 data storage market, and trends related to six technologies have emerged: cybersecurity; data sovereignty; Artificial Intelligence; cloud; […]


Orange and Engie to convert Orange’s main data centre in Africa to Solar Power

The Groupement Orange Services (GOS), a resource-pooling entity for the 18 Orange Middle East and Africa (OMEA) subsidiaries, provides pooled hosting and infrastructure operation services, service platforms and IT to all the subsidiaries. The data centre in Africa was built in 2016 in Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, on a site covering 16,600 m² and hosts […]


Telehouse set to open data center in Thailand

Global colocation provider, Telehouse, has announced plans to open Bangkok’s first purpose-built data center focused on connectivity as it continues to expand its presence in the Southeast Asian market.  Telehouse, together with parent company KDDI which is located in Japan, expect to open the 9,000 sqm technologically advanced facility with power capacity of 9.5MVA, known […]


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, […]


BT engineers new digital network infrastructure for ABB

New network to deliver choice and flexibility and to create sustainable, resilient and secure core platform. BT has announced it is working with ABB to elevate its internationally managed communications infrastructure to new levels of performance, choice and agility to support the company’s new operating model. It follows the signing of a new contract between […]


Equinix supports Pexip in addressing surging video conferencing demand globally

Pexip, a leading provider of enterprise video conferencing and collaboration solutions for large organizations around the world, has deployed Equinix International Business Exchange data centers in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Washington DC. It has also leveraged Equinix Connect and Equinix Fabric to scale its global business. Pexip chose […]


AMS Helix’s team continues to grow with appointment of Snr. Technical Director

Specialist digital infrastructure solutions and consultancy company, AMS Helix, has announced the appointment of James Feeney as Senior Technical Director. Focusing on the operation, design and delivery of critical infrastructure and complex technical services, Feeney will head up technology development and innovation and will help AMS Helix to continue to deliver innovative solutions to exceed […]


Future Facilities launches Release 16 of its leading CFD and digital twin software

Future Facilities has launched Release 16 of its industry-leading Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and digital twin technology, 6SigmaDCX. The updates will deliver improved performance, accuracy and speed to support a broad range of data centre teams in decision-making and achieving sustainable success.  The new 6SigmaDCX offers a range of features to enhance data centre […]


Khazna Data Centers achieves Tier-III Certification from Uptime Institute for its Apollo 3 and Apollo 4 data centres

Khazna Data Centers, one of the UAE’s largest data centre providers, has achieved the Uptime Institute’s Tier III certification of Constructed Facility for its Apollo 3 and Apollo 4 data centres.  In meeting today’s data centre demands, innovative requirements come in the form of speed, higher density, modularity, energy efficiency, sustainability and scalability, while remaining […]


Colt Data Centre Services secures 10 sites across Europe and APAC

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS), a leading provider of global hyperscale and large enterprise data centre solutions, has announced that it has secured 10 new parcels of land across Europe and APAC for the development of greenfield hyperscale data centres. These include sites in London, Frankfurt, Paris and Japan.   The new sites see the capacity of Colt DCS’ portfolio increase dramatically by over 500MVA of secured power to support the development […]


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