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Zanzibar government signs an MoU with Oman Data Park to set up a data centre

The Government of Zanzibar signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman Data Park to establish, manage and operate a data centre in Zanzibar. This MoU was inked on the sidelines of the official visit of HE Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar, to the Sultanate of Oman. The signing of this agreement followed the […]


Work completed on telecoms cable between Galway and Iceland

Farice, a company fully owned by the Icelandic government, currently owns and operates two submarine cables linking Iceland to Northern Europe, has announced that the IRIS Sub-Sea Telecoms Cable System connecting Galway to Iceland and onwards to Denmark and the Nordics, on existing Farice networks is now in its final phase of implementation. In 2019, […]


Earth Wind & Power and The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation sign joint declaration

The exponential growth in demand for electricity to power data centre operations is slowly becoming an important global megatrend – in parallel to the process of digitalisation in the public and private sectors. Developing technologies and practices to incentivise countries and businesses to develop sustainable digital infrastructure is therefore imperative. Earth Wind & Power (EWP), […]


STACK Infrastructure connects data centre to Hafslund Oslo Celsio system for city-wide heat reuse

STACK Infrastructure (STACK), the digital infrastructure partner to some of the world’s most innovative companies and a leading global developer and operator of data centres, and Hafslund Oslo Celsio (Celsio), the district heating provider for Norway’s capital city, have successfully completed a one-year ramp-up and excess heat produced by STACK’s OSL01 data centre is now […]


Microsoft launches Azure Availability Zones to heighten competitiveness of UAE organisations

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Availability Zones, to be delivered via its UAE data centres in Dubai. The investment, which is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of UAE businesses through the vital provision of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions, reinforces Microsoft’s commitment to the UAE government, its business community and its […]


VITA announces completion of data center move in Virginia

The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) has announced the completion of a major, two-years-long project designed to move the Commonwealth of Virginia’s enterprise data center from a traditional site to a modernized, cloud-ready platform.   All 65 Commonwealth executive agencies have been migrated to the cloud-ready platform and the former data center now stands empty. “This is […]


Sapporo City selects Nutanix Cloud Clusters on AWS

Sapporo’s use of Nutanix Cloud Clusters to establish hybrid cloud environment follows the modernization of its data center using Nutanix’s hyper-converged infrastructure solution. Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, and its partner iret, have announced that the City of Sapporo has deployed Nutanix Cloud Clusters (NC2) on Amazon Web Services and selected Nutanix Flow […]


World-class data centre solution secures future for SRS

Shared Resource Service (SRS) made the decision to move to Vantage Data Centers’ CWL1 data centre campus in the UK, offering an affordable and future-proofed private cloud hosting environment for delivering shared digital services to the South Wales public sector. Matt Lewis, Chief Operating Officer at SRS, explains how the organisation now has a more […]


MAMPU keeps vital government services running smoothly with Veeam

The Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) keeps vital government services running smoothly by achieving 99.5% system availability with Veeam. Citizens throughout Malaysia use a range of digital tools to access healthcare and education services, file their taxes, manage their businesses and much more. As the IT services provider for the public sector, […]


Barracuda launches UAE data centre services offering local cloud data protection

As it looks to meet the growing demand for data protection in the Emirates and better serve its Middle East customers, Barracuda Networks, a trusted partner and provider of cloud-first security solutions, has announced that its Cloud-to-Cloud Backup solution will now be delivered to customers in the United Arab Emirates from Microsoft’s local cloud data […]


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