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Hyperscale data centre expansion planned in Hayes, West London

The planned second site will more than double existing capacity, supporting Britain’s growing digital economy. Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS), a leading global provider of hyperscale and large enterprise data centre solutions, has acquired land next to its existing site at Hayes, West London, to meet increased customer demand. This expansion will make Colt DCS’ Hayes […]

DE-CIX Frankfurt sets new Internet Exchange record in Europe

A new data throughput record has been set at Europe’s largest Internet Exchange (IX), DE-CIX Frankfurt. In parallel to the quarter-final second leg of the UEFA Champions League, on April 16 at 9:21pm (CEST), more than 17 terabits per second (Tbit/s) (to be specific, 17.09 Tbit/s) of data flowed over the IX for the first time – […]

LCL invests €30 million in fifth data centre in Diegem

Data centre specialist, LCL, is to expand one of the region’s most connected data centres, LCL Brussels-North, to continue supporting the growing digital economy. A total of €30 million will be invested. The design of the new Tier III data centre has already been certified by the renowned Uptime Institute. There are already four data […]

nLighten strengthens European presence with strategic acquisition of seven Edge data centres from EXA Infrastructure

nLighten, a digital infrastructure platform, has announced the strategic acquisition of seven Edge data centres from EXA Infrastructure. This strategic move strengthens nLighten’s position as a frontrunner in the European data centre market and expands its footprint and service offerings across the continent. For EXA Infrastructure, the transaction allows it to focus on its extensive, owned terrestrial and subsea fibre network, and on […]

Digital Realty and Schneider Electric partner to undertake data centre circular economy initiative

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has partnered with Digital Realty, one of the largest global providers of cloud and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, to deliver an innovative circular economy initiative at its PAR6 data centre in Paris. The project aims to prolong and maintain the […]

Is Italy the new rising star in the European cloud and data centre landscape?

Recent research from Colliers reported the Italian data centre market mirrors the European trend of surging demand from investors and operators seeking strategic locations. The desire for available power, low latency and connectivity are drivers in the search for success, and Italy, notably Milan, holds a pivotal European position for distributing and receiving content due […]

nLighten completes major data centre rooftop solar installation

nLighten UK has announced the completion of a major solar power installation on the 4,500 square metres rooftop of its Milton Keynes Edge data centre. With over 1,000 solar panels, the CO2e emissions saved annually are predicted to be over 90 tonnes, equivalent to flying from London to New York over 80 times each year. Believed to be one of […]

Azora and Core Capital launch Quetta platform and invest more than €500M into Iberian data centres

Azora, in collaboration with Core Capital, has launched the Quetta Data Centers platform to invest more than €500 million in the construction of a network of six highly efficient Edge data centres in Spain and Portugal. On completion, the portfolio’s data capacity will exceed 60MW and will utilise 100% renewable energy to create Iberia’s first […]

Pulsant powers up the Manchester Digital Strategy with £4.5m data centre expansion 

Pulsant, a leading UK provider of Edge infrastructure and data centres, has cut the ribbon on its new £4.5 million data hall in Manchester and welcomed IT services leader, Dacoll, as its first customer in the upgraded facility.  “Manchester needs infrastructure investment commitment. It is the number one tech city outside of London, and home […]

Deep Dive: Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson, CEO, atNorth

We ‘Deep Dive’ with Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson, CEO, atNorth, who tells us more about life inside and outside the office.   What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? The creation of our SWE01 data centre is my most memorable achievement in the data centre industry. Its truly innovative design […]

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