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Equinix
Equinix to acquire Mumbai data centers from GPX for $161m
As part of the acquisition, the company will establish Equinix India, to be led by managing director Manoj Paul.
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Connectivity
Big Data Exchange opens first data center in Nanjing, China
The NKG1 data center, located in BDx’s data center campus in Nanjing, spans 12,500 square metres and offers 4 megawatts of IT capacity.
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Cisco
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Schneider Electric collaborates with Cisco and LEDC
Today, Techday speaks to Schneider's general manager of data centres Mark Deguara, who discusses the company's recent collaboration with Cisco and LEDC.
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Tencent
Tencent Cloud expands internet data center footprint in Asia & Germany
The four data centers now enable Tencent Cloud to operate in 27 regions and to offer 66 availability zones.
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Global Switch
Global Switch opens final stage of Hong Kong data center
The facility's total floor space now spans more than 70,000 square metres.
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Event
Take a virtual tour of Digital Realty's third Singapore data center
Digital Realty is excited to announce the opening of its Digital Loyang II data center in April.
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Equinix
Equinix forges ahead with $3b xScale data center launches worldwide
The Equinix xScale data center program forms part of the company’s expansion and aims to deliver workload performance needs to hyperscale companies. T
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Australian Government
Macquarie launches IC5, new sovereign data centre worth $17m
Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government are set to launch a new Government-certified, highly secure data centre facility in Canberra.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Cisco and LEDC collaborate to bring data centres to regional Australia
The effort will seek to improve upon the regions’ lack of digital infrastructure and poor connectivity, the two companies say.
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Customer experience
CX firm Qualtrics to launch Singapore data center
Qualtrics aims to open a new data center in Singapore as the company continues its expansion efforts across Southeast Asia.
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Video management software
Video management firm Panopto launches A/NZ data centre
The data centre, based in Sydney, provides local cloud-based video hosting for enterprise and higher education customers.
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Hyperscale
Colt Data Centre Services opens Inzai 3 facility in Japan
The 27-megawatt Inzai 3 data center is housed on a campus that includes two other hyperscale facilities.
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Power / Energy
SpaceDC's JAK2 data center brings 1.45 MW of pure power to Indonesia
Indonesia’s population is approximately 276.6 million, and according to SpaceDC CEO Darren Hawkins, it is also home to Southeast Asia’s largest digital economy.
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Equinix
Equinix extends digital edge with new data centre in Perth
"We will continue to plan for expansion in Australia and support digital leaders across the country."
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Customer experience
Medallia opens Singapore data center
The data center will play an important part in making sure the company delivers on regulatory and data security requirements that Medallia's customers need for their experience programs.
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Australia
Construction on new data centre for Newcastle and Hunter region kicks off
The $20 million data centre project, developed in partnership with Ausgrid, will boost jobs, create much-needed network infrastructure and strengthen the digital economy of the Newcastle and the greater Hunter region.
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Data Centre Cooling
Alibaba Cloud launches three hyperscale data centers in China
The company now operates five data centers in China, with at least 10 more planned in the coming years.
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty announces Hong Kong data center build
The HKG11 data center will span 21,000 square metres and deliver 24 megawatts of IT capacity, to be in Kwai Chung, a developing data center cluster.
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Data center management
$120m data centre project comes to Darwin, Australia
A new data centre project will commence in the Northern Territory, to the tune of $120 million. 
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Commerce Systems
commercetools expands to Australia, builds Sydney data centre
The data centre will support customer growth in Australia and New Zealand.
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Equinix
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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Smart City
Equinix launches data centre in Melbourne, up and coming smart city
Known as ME2, the new facility supports the growing demand for digital transformation globally, as well as Melbourne’s smart city development and the interconnection needs of local customers.
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Facebook
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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Vertiv
Vertiv announces expansion to key data centre
New investments will further enhance uninterruptible power supply testing capabilities for Vertiv customers worldwide.