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maincubes secures new finance facility of over €1 billion for next phase of growth

maincubes, the Frankfurt-based data centre operator, has announced that it has signed a new scalable finance facility of €1.35 billion. The new debt facility will further accelerate its sustainable growth strategy to become a leading European data centre operator. The €1.35 billion is made up from €685 million committed facilities with a further €350 million […]

First data centre operators certify adherence to Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact

Two major data centre operators in Europe, CyrusOne and Aruba, announced that each had successfully audited an operational data centre as compliant with the terms of the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact (CNDCP or ‘Pact’). The Pact sets stringent targets for environmental performance and sustainability goals in five key areas covering energy efficiency, use of […]

Aggreko invests £150 million into European fleet over 2022-23

Following the announcement of its One Europe strategy late last year, global provider of modular power, temperature control and energy solutions, Aggreko, has confirmed a £150 million investment into its European fleet this year. The majority of this investment is centred on the business’ ongoing Greener Upgrades portfolio, comprising of new boilers, Stage V generators, batteries […]

Blue Tahiti selects Proximity Data Centres to support future expansion

Proximity Data Centres has announced that Blue Tahiti, a database marketing software solutions provider, has relocated its IT operations to Proximity’s Bristol-based Edge 9 colocation data centre.  Following an extensive review of its immediate and future IT and infrastructure requirements, Blue Tahiti made the decision to move to Proximity Edge 9 from its previous Surrey-based […]

Aruba becomes European node of Gaia-X to support companies in complying with federated cloud services

Aruba S.p.A, one of Italy’s leading providers of data centres, web hosting, email, PEC and domain registration services, has announced its entry into the Gaia-X Digital Clearing House, the network of executive nodes that assesses the compliance of companies wishing to become compliant with Gaia-X standards. Aruba will be one of two European nodes of […]

Stellium Datacentres selects Schneider Electric Galaxy VM UPS for resilience and efficiency

Stellium Datacentres, one of the UK’s fastest-growing colocation and network data centre providers in the North of England, has partnered with Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, to help it drive data centre resilience and efficiency. Stellium selected Schneider Electric’s Galaxy VM uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with Lithium-ion (Li-ion) […]

STACK Infrastructure to power Swissgrid under Winter Reserve plan

STACK Infrastructure, a digital infrastructure partner to the world’s most innovative companies and a leading global developer and operator of data centres, has agreed to provide supplemental power capacity to the Swiss energy reserve, supporting the Federal Council’s ordinance.  Known as the ‘Winter Reserve’, the ordinance seeks to prepare the Confederation for a possible energy […]

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in the digital age

From time to time, The DCA likes to take a step back from ‘what’ to consider ‘why’. Jon Summers, Research Lead at RI.SE & DCA Advisory Board Member, writes in collaboration with ChatGPT, discussing how the digital age has changed the way we operate and function and how the hierarchy of needs provides a useful framework for examining […]

Ireland’s largest university upgrades data centre cooling system with Schneider

The Future Campus project at University College Dublin (UCD) called for space utilised by facility plant and equipment to be given up for development to support the student population. Total Power Solutions, an Elite Partner to Schneider Electric, worked with UCD’s IT Services organisation to upgrade its primary data centre cooling system, to provide greater […]

Equinix Fabric launches in UAE to provide connectivity in partnership with datamena

Equinix in collaboration with datamena, the carrier neutral digital ecosystem from du,  has launched Equinix Fabric, an advanced software-defined interconnection solution in the UAE. Equinix Fabric enables businesses to connect to distributed infrastructure and digital ecosystems directly, securely, and dynamically on platform Equinix. Built on top of datamena network, Equinix Fabric provides a seamless, dependable, […]

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