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Ooredoo Maldives launches first ever tier-3 ready data centre in the Maldives

Ooredoo Maldives has launched the first ever tier-3 ready data centre in the Maldives, providing unparalleled connectivity, storage, security and support systems for IT-based services and operations, designed to provide reliability and safety for all types of customer segments. Located in the emerging smart city of Hulhumale’, Ooredoo Maldives Data Centre (OMDC) is a world-class-state-of-the-art […]


Macquarie launches Canberra data centre to manage classified government workloads

Macquarie has launched a secure data center in Canberra, designed to house classified Australian Government workloads. Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government have launched the latest facility in the company’s highly secure data center portfolio, Intellicenter 5 (IC5) in Canberra, purpose-built to house the most highly classified Australian Government workloads. The A$17 million ‘bunker’ data […]


Orange to build data centre for Egypt’s newest Smart City

Orange Business Services, a network-native digital services company, has announced that it will design and build a new data centre to provide cloud services for Egypt’s ‘New Administrative Capital’. The project will be implemented in collaboration with Orange Egypt, who will supply the required infrastructure and services, following their appointment as the project’s prime contractor […]


Berkeley embarks on a Digital Transformation with Nutanix to power the city of the future

Nutanix Solutions enables the City of Berkeley to increase the scalability and reliability of its data center infrastructure to meet the city’s growing technology need and continuity services. Nutanix,  a leader in private cloud, hybrid and multicloud computing, has announced that the City of Berkeley has implemented Nutanix software solutions to increase the scalability and reliability […]


Australian provider criticises government’s ‘risky’ data centre strategy

Macquarie Government has criticised the Australian Government’s ‘eggs-in-one-basket’ approach to data centres. An Australian provider of cloud and data centre services says the country’s government data is at serious risk with 79% of it housed with only one provider. Following the release of the Devolved Data Centre Decisions report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute […]


Digital Transformation in the cloud drives government efficiencies

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) selected the Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric) as it moved services to the cloud, cutting latency by two-thirds and slashing time to add new connections from months to hours. Business overview The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is an executive agency of the UK government. Its […]


Water and energy networks could be used to deliver nationwide gigabit broadband

The UK’s Government’s Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, is seeking views on changing regulations to make infrastructure sharing easier for broadband companies. This would open up access for broadband network operators to house their equipment on ‘passive’ infrastructure owned and used by other telecoms companies. Passive infrastructure includes utility ducts, poles, masts, pipes, inspection chambers, […]


Qatari data centres power World Cup connectivity

Qatar has gone live with its first internet exchange to improve its global connectivity ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Launched by the country’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), the Qatar Internet Exchange Point (QIXP) is established in MEEZA’s data centre in Doha, and will enable local networks to exchange information efficiently at a common […]


Orange Egypt to build new data centre in Administrative Capital

A data centre for the new Administrative Capital close to Cairo will be built and operated by Orange Egypt. The Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) has signed an agreement with Orange Egypt to build and operate the new administrative capital’s data centre and cloud computing platform. The data centre is an infrastructure milestone to […]


Nutanix helps accelerate Jordanian Government’s Digital Transformation

A government department in Jordan has completed its migration to Nutanix enterprise cloud software with the result that it can now manage all of its infrastructure, including storage, network and virtual machines, from a single location. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud software, has announced that Jordan’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship (MoDEE) has […]


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