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Equinix & GIC commit $525m to xScale data centers in Seoul
Tue 1 Feb 2022
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data centre operators
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partnerships
An IDC report suggests the Cloud IT infrastructure market in the country could reach US$1.86 billion in sales by 2025.
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DCI Data Centers to build 40MW facility in Auckland
Tue 25 Jan 2022
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The $600 million facility, AKL02, will be built this year in the suburb of Albany.
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Edge Centres buys DC Matrix to bolster Queensland data centre operations
Tue 18 Jan 2022
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cloud
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colocation
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mergers and acquisitions
“DC Matrix’s mission statement, ethos, leadership experience, and assets are a "perfect fit for Edge Centres’ key values and priorities”.
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Equinix strikes $769m deal to develop xScale data centers in Australia
Wed 20 Oct 2021
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The limited liability partnership between Equinix and PGIM Real Estate will bring about the launch of the SY9x and SY10x data centers.
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Edge Centres to construct second Victoria data centre in Traralgon
Tue 12 Oct 2021
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colocation
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solar power
Edge Centres CEO and founder Jonathan Eaves says that the Traralgon data centre is key to its network deployment across Melbourne and Sydney.
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NTT on track to expand data center footprint by 20% in next year
Mon 6 Sep 2021
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data center interconnection
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data center construction
NTT president and board director Masaaki Moribayashi says the pandemic has led to global dependence on online services and infrastructure.
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Contact & Simply Energy to provide renewable power generation for Clyde data centre
Wed 1 Sep 2021
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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contact energy
Simply Energy will provide 10 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy for the NZ data centre through ‘demand flexibility’ technology.
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Microsoft pledges to run data centres carbon neutral by 2030
Mon 19 Jul 2021
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microsoft
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data center construction
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carbon emissions
The tech giant has announced it will aim to power all its global data centres and offices with zero-carbon energy by 2030. 
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Ascendas India Trust commits S$216.6m to data center campus in India
Tue 6 Jul 2021
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data center construction
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ascendas india trust
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capitaland
A 6.6 acre site has been selected for the build, and will be developed in phases to become a 575,000 square-foot data center campus.
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Princeton Digital Group plans $1b hyperscale campus in Tokyo
Thu 1 Jul 2021
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hyperscale
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data center construction
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princeton digital group
The company also aims to build a portfolio of facilities in Japan with a combined 600 MW of power.
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Hong Kong a desirable data center location despite political and pandemic troubles
Fri 25 Jun 2021
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data center interconnection
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hong kong
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cushman & wakefield
According to Cushman & Wakefield, Hong Kong is the third most attractive data center region in the entire Asia Pacific region.
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Pure Data Centres & LOGOS to construct Jakarta hyperscale facility
Thu 17 Jun 2021
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colocation
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data centre operators
The hyperscale facility will span 20,000 square meters and deliver 20 megawatts of power. 
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DCI Data Centers to build $400m facility in Sydney
Tue 12 Jan 2021
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data center interconnection
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dci
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data center construction
DCI Data Centers has secured development approval for a new AU$400 million data centre in Sydney’s Eastern Creek.
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Ardmac appoints deputy MD for data centre division
Tue 12 Jan 2021
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appointments
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data center construction
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Jason Casey, who is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, previously worked as associate director within Ardmac’s cleanroom business unit. 
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Japan-based NTT opens UK data centre
Wed 16 Dec 2020
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data center interconnection
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ntt
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data center construction
The company, which has invested £500 million into developing data centres over the next several years, states that it sees potential in the UK market.
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NZ's first hyperscale data centre to be built in Invercargill
Wed 16 Dec 2020
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undersea cables
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meridian energy
Invercargill’s cool climate, land space, remote location and its renewable energy capabilities make it an attractive location for a data centre.
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Equinix announces fifth Singapore data center
Mon 7 Dec 2020
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colocation
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data centre operators
The US$144 million data center is a purpose-built facility that will increase cloud connectivity for enterprises. 
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Data center construction costs rise in 2020 - litigation ahead, suggests report
Fri 4 Dec 2020
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it industry
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data center construction
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turner & townsend
The top 10 costly locations in the world to build data centers include Zurich, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, New Jersey, London, Sydney, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Auckland, and Mexico City. 
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Teraco breaks ground on South African data centre
Mon 9 Nov 2020
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data center planning
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teraco
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data center construction
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.
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Macquarie Data Centres 'tops out' Sydney IC3E data centre
Wed 21 Oct 2020
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data center interconnection
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data centre operators
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data centre cooling
The data centre, which has a stage one investment of AU$85 million, will generate 43 megawatts of power to support Australian businesses, including the Federal Government.
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Aruba dreams big with two more data centres planned
Tue 13 Oct 2020
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aruba networks
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data center architecture
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data center construction
ruba’s global data centre network is undergoing an expansion that will add two more facilities and upgrades to the company’s hydroelectric and photovoltaic plants in Italy.
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AirTrunk to build hyperscale data center in Japan
Fri 2 Oct 2020
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public cloud
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data center interconnection
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airtrunk
AirTrunk TOK1 will be designed to support public cloud customers’ demand for growing capacity requirements in Japan.
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Microsoft's $100 million+ data centre approved for Auckland
Fri 18 Sep 2020
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data center construction
Microsoft has been granted consent from the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office to advance its plans to open a datacenter region in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Macquarie to build Government data centre in Canberra
Tue 16 Jun 2020
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data centre operators
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dc
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australian government
With construction due to commence in July, the initial investment of AU$17 million will be used to build stage one by December 2020.
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