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How Artificial Intelligence helps Huawei build green data centres

Huawei tells Intelligent CIO how and why it is using Artificial Intelligence in data centres to promote green tech adoption, reduce repetitive work, monitor and manage fragmented resources which might otherwise easily be overlooked. Data centres are being overhauled, revamped and modernised to support Digital Transformation and the power-hungry cloud deployments they contain. Artificial Intelligence […]


Sustainability crucial for Southeast Asia as region set to deliver fastest data center growth

Southeast Asia is projected to be the fastest-growing region for data centers, according to a new study by Digital Realty and Eco-Business, with 89% of regional experts surveyed expecting significant data usage growth in the region over the next five years. Digital Realty, a leading global provider of carrier and cloud-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, and […]


Dimension Data to build massive new Johannesburg data centre

Dimension Data and its parent, Japan’s NTT, recently announced plans to build new a huge new data centre in Johannesburg. Construction on the companies’ Johannesburg 1 Data Centre has commenced, Dimension Data said in a statement. It will be located near OR Tambo International Airport and will offer diverse fibre connectivity, fully redundant power supply […]


Acronis deploys local cyber data centres and enhances Acronis cyber infrastructure

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, has announced plans to expand its global network of cloud data centres, including new state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, New Zealand and Bhutan. Announced at the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020, the expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and […]


Editor’s Question: How can data centre leaders combat the skills shortage as further outages disrupt the industry?

Uptime Institute has announced the key findings of its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, the largest and most comprehensive in the data centre industry. The results show a growing sector adapting to rapid change on multiple levels. In almost every area under discussion — outages, resiliency, staffing, workload placement or innovation — there is […]


Sparkle: First provider in Greece to be certified for renewable energy use in its data centres

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top 10 global operators, has announced that its subsidiary in Greece has been certified for the use of renewable energies at its data centres in Metamorfosis (Athens), Koropi and Chania. The Certificate of Origin – issued by Hellenic Petroleum and Edison (ELPEDISON), one of […]


Colt provides network solutions for multi-cloud storage service by Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS

Colt Technology Services has announced that Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co. Ltd (MRI DCS) is using its Dedicated Cloud Access (DCA) and Ethernet solutions for its new service ‘Dibertas’. Dibertas is a multi-cloud storage service which aggregates data from various environments, enabling its customers to access and utilise data across multiple cloud services and on-premises […]


Macquarie Data Centres tops out hyperscale-ready facility in Sydney

A new Sydney data centre from Macquarie Data Centres is designed to meet both the needs of global companies while also positioned to support Australian business. Macquarie Data Centres has announced the topping out of its hyperscale-ready data center in Sydney’s technology precinct at Macquarie Park. The topping out of Intellicenter 3 East (IC3E) signifies […]


Nokia and Google Cloud collaborate to transform Nokia’s digital infrastructure

Nokia and Google Cloud have announced a five-year strategic collaboration that will see Nokia migrate its on-premise IT infrastructure onto Google Cloud. Nokia will migrate its data centres and servers around the world, as well as various software applications, onto Google Cloud infrastructure. The deal reflects Nokia’s important operational shift to a cloud-first IT strategy […]


Research captures impact of efficiency and sustainability on cloud and service provider market

Schneider Electric, a leader in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced findings from a study by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, that captures the impact efficiency and sustainability have on the cloud and service provider business. The recently released report includes insights from a survey of over 800 […]


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