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Data center construction
NTT on track to expand data center footprint by 20% in next year
NTT president and board director Masaaki Moribayashi says the pandemic has led to global dependence on online services and infrastructure.
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Connectivity
Epsilon and SpaceDC offer global network services to Southeast Asia
“With a diverse mix of emerging and mature markets, the region is now experiencing sharp demands for cloud as more companies digitalise to meet the increase in digital consumption."
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong a desirable data center location despite political and pandemic troubles
According to Cushman & Wakefield, Hong Kong is the third most attractive data center region in the entire Asia Pacific region.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Digital Edge acquires two data centers from ARTERIA Networks Corp
The two data centers will complement Digital Edge’s regional footprint, bringing the total number of data centers to six.
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Data Centre 220
NZ's most connected data centre outlines latest developments
Data Centre 220 announced half a million dollars worth of investment into its technical resources at the Chorus Live event last month.
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Data center management
STT GDC starts construction on eighth Singapore data center
STT Defu 3, which will span seven levels and more than 14,500 square metres, will be completed by the third quarter of 2022.
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Connectivity
TeleGeography releases data center benchmark tool
“Network designers and managers need to take a lot of factors into consideration such as office proximity, cost and connectivity. This can be a very timely and costly process without the right tools.”
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Colocation
Bluebird Network takes over ColoHub Data Center in Iowa
The data center was previously owned by Geneseo Communications.
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Uptime Institute
Chayora's China data center Chayora now Uptime Insitite certified
Chayora, the operator of several hyperscale data center campuses in China, has received Uptime Institute Tier III Certification of Design Documents, and OCP Ready certification.
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Open source
Open Compute Foundation certifies first China data center as OCP Ready
Chayora Limited develops and operates data center campuses in China, including the TJ1 facility that serves the Greater Beijing region in Tianjin.
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Data Centre Interconnection
STACK Infrastructure links up to Wave Data Center Ring II
The partnership will bring connections to new long haul fiber routes, cloud on-ramps, and several submarine cables that connect to Asia, Australia, and the Pacific.
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Cloud
AirTrunk to build hyperscale data center in Japan
AirTrunk TOK1 will be designed to support public cloud customers’ demand for growing capacity requirements in Japan.
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Stratus
Significant data centre projects announced for Europe and APAC
A new partnership between real estate investment firm Cromwell and data centre group Stratus has fast-tracked plans for new data centres in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and beyond.
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Huawei
The importance of the lithium-ion battery for future data centres
Inefficient energy expenditure; huge physical footprints; limited product lifespan - these are the primary issues facing data centres today. But the Li-ion battery and its use in this UPS system could change that.
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Facebook
Mines, underwater, outer space - the weirdest data centers on Earth and beyond
Demand for data is exploding, and data center leaders are getting creative in building new facilities. Here are the most unusual locations for data centers around the world.
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Cloud
Equinix expands Melbourne footprint with fourth data centre worth $116 million
"This new IBX demonstrates our continued commitment to the Victorian and Australian digital economies."
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Cloud
Facebook opens new data center in New Albany, Ohio
February has marked the launch of Facebook’s new data center in New Albany, Ohio - but the work isn’t over yet.
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Sydney
Macquarie Data Centres 'breaks ground' on $80m Sydney data centre
Macquarie Data Centers has announced a new Intellicentre 3 data centre, to be built in Sydney, Australia.
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Expansion
Bluebird Network to expand underground data center in Missouri
The expansion will add more than 11,500 square feet to the data center, bringing its total footprint to more than 29,000 square feet of white space.
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Cloud
EkkoSense previews 3D data center capacity planning solution
“Traditionally facilities and capacity managers have relied on unwieldy spreadsheets and complex DCIM systems to manage changes to their data center estate."
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Data center campus
Digital Fortress leases Seattle data center space
Enterprise-level colocation provider Digital Fortress has leased the entirety of Lincoln Rackhouse’s Seattle data center space in Seattle.
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Data center architecture
How Interxion is growing its data centre operations with scalable DCI networks
By connecting its data centres in Marseille using Ciena technology, Interxion can provide a seamless experience for clients.
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Hyperscale
STACK Infrastructure turns up the megawatts at Chicago data center
The Chicago data center will receive an added 20MW capacity boost.
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty continues to expand within the APAC region
“In developing our data centers, we look to efficiently maximize the space we occupy, to ensure the optimal technology solution for our customers.”