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ALICE Technologies simplifies data centre construction with AI simulation platform

Supply chain constraints, growth in competition and increasing demand mean that data centre owners are under pressure to deliver new capacity. The need is urgent – every day of delay when constructing new centres can mean up to £800,000 in lost income. With build costs for a data centre usually ranging from around £25 to £40 […]

BDx Data Centres appoints new President and Chief Business Officer

BDx Data Centres, a portfolio company of US-based private equity firm, I Squared Capital, is expanding its business growth strategy with the appointment of Manish Prakash as President and Chief Business Officer. Prakash brings 25 plus years of executive leadership in turnarounds, building sustainable organisations and Digital Transformation across leading global technology and telecom firms. […]

Unleashing the potential of Edge data centres will accelerate regional regeneration

Wendy Shearer, Director of Smart Cities and Ecosystems at Pulsant, discusses regional revitalisation in the UK and how new business development will only be augmented by Edge infrastructure. With the UK economy facing challenges, the tech sector has taken centre stage as a key driver of growth. The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to ‘levelling up’ […]

Harnessing the power of AI: Paving the way for sustainable data centres

Terry Storrar, Managing Director, Leaseweb UK, explains how data centre operators can utilise Artificial Intelligence (AI) for sustainability practices while emphasising the significance of human expertise alongside AI. With sustainability high on the boardroom agenda of public and private sector organisations everywhere, CIOs are focused on reducing the environmental impact of the IT function itself. […]

Reliance Industries, Digital Realty and Brookfield Infrastructure to expand data center joint venture in India

Digital Connexion project to develop critical digital infrastructure for fast growing global and local customer demand in Indian market. Digital Realty is joining a planned three-way joint venture (JV) with Brookfield Infrastructure and Reliance Industries to develop scalable data centers for enterprises and digital services companies in India. The new JV will operate under the […]

Schneider Electric: Asia Pacific ICT market is dynamic and growing

Natalya Makarochkina, Senior Vice President of the Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric, discusses the remarkable progress of Digital Transformation in the Asia Pacific region, driven by widespread tech adoption and unprecedented speed and scale. She outlines the growing influence of media services such as TikTok and Instagram on consumer preferences and the rise of three […]

Africa’s data centre sector thrives due to market investments

Major data centre players are investing in the Digital Transformation of Africa. Khazna Data Centers is enhancing Egypt’s digital infrastructure by building the country’s first hyperscale data centre, while elsewhere on the continent, Africa Data Centres has formed a strategic partnership with LINX to explore digital growth opportunities. Khazna Data Centers plans to set up […]

Eaton’s micro data centre helps Televisi Republik Indonesia take digitalisation to the Edge

Global power management company Eaton has announced that Televisi Republik Indonesia (TVRI), a long-standing public broadcaster in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, has adopted Eaton’s iCube 2.0 Micro Data Centre (MDC) as part of its Digital Transformation plans. Deployed at TVRI’s Jakarta headquarters, the Eaton iCube 2.0 supports the company’s long-term goals of digitalising its operations […]

First impressions – from sustainability and AI to the talent shortage, how will today’s challenges affect the data centres of the future?

In this opinion article, Mark Yeeles, VP for Schneider Electric’s Secure Power Division in the UK and Ireland shares his first impressions of the data centre industry and its key challenges including the sustainability and the energy crisis, increased demands for digitisation, and the need to both attract and retain talent. Data centres are undoubtedly […]

Khazna Data Centres plans to set up Egypt’s first hyper-scale data centre

Khazna Data Centres (Khazna), the largest network of hyper-scale data centres in the Middle East and North Africa region, has announced its plan to enter the Egypt market with Benya Group, a leading integrated solution, Digital Transformation and ICT infrastructure provider in Egypt and the MEA region. The new US$250 million state-of-the-art data centre will […]

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