Data Center Planning stories
DCI Data Centers to build 40MW facility in Auckland
The $600 million facility, AKL02, will be built this year in the suburb of Albany.
Submarine cable investments to reach $8bn, TeleGeography map shows
"The 2021 map illustrates a market that’s experiencing more deployments. Over the last decade, we’ve seen content providers ramping up investments to meet global demand for their services."
DCI Data Centers one step closer to building NZ facility in Auckland
The company has been given OIO consent, but it still needs resource consent from Auckland Council.
University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
Teraco breaks ground on South African data centre
The JB4 data centre, located in Ekurhuleni, will take just over a year to build as a standalone data centre, with completion slated for Q1 2022.
Orient Link onboards NEC to develop MIST submarine cable
The Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit (MIST) Cable System will be designed to deliver more than 216 terabits per second (Tbps) capacity, and will span more than 8100 kilometres (5033 miles).
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.
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.
Huawei’s solution for streamlining data centre construction
The company’s new offering provides services to support the design, build and operation of Tier-4 data centres.
Data Holdings joins Independent Data Center Alliance
''By joining the Independent Data Center Alliance, Data Holdings adds its strong midwest market position and unique value propositions to create a more effective and competitive marketplace.”
Lendlease announces US$1 billion data center partnership
Commencement of the partnership is subject to the relevant regulatory approvals.
Katalyst to build new subsurface data centre in Malaysia
The company plans to open a subsurface data centre in Kuala Lumpur to support its oil and gas customers.
Equinix splashes out $85m for fourth Singapore data centre
Today Equinix revealed its plans for a new data centre in Singapore, which will be the global interconnection giant’s fourth facility.
Why cloud-based computing is here to stay
"Rather like a landlord, a colocation centre typically provides the space, power, cooling and physical security for a company’s IT Infrastructure."
Apple’s €850m Irish data centre project goes up in smoke
After fighting a seemingly never ending battle with campaigners, Apple has thrown its €850m Ireland data centre project into the ‘too hard basket’.
Schneider Electric: Good decision making is crucial in data center planning
Understand your goal – what is the objective you are trying to achieve, problem you’re trying to solve
Edge computing - set to significantly impact data center planning, report says
The significance of edge to an organization depends on how much they outsource data hosting/processing needs. Understanding this is critical for data
Data centre cures
Data centre managers often struggle to get a clear picture of their facility’s capacity, energy usage or availability.
Data centres – Part three: power and protection
Doomsday has come. The earth trembles, the waters gush and your data centre is in imminent peril.