Data centre expansion news stories
AWS invests NZ$7.5 billion in Aotearoa with new data centre region in Auckland
The company estimates that, over the next 15 years, the new infrastructure region will add over $10 billion to New Zealand’s GDP.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund backs $3.9b Equinix data center portfolio expansion
The joint venture agreements will help to build out the xScale data center portfolio across 32 different facilities around the world.
IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
Tech Data to launch IaaS platform with Dell, Macquarie
Cloud by Tech Data provides a variety of capabilities, including disaster recovery, data backup, data centre expansion and scale-out storage.
Fujitsu develops Western Sydney data centre as part of Aus expansion
"Fujitsu is building on more than 20 years of data centre experience in Australia, and a strong heritage of providing high quality data centre services to government and enterprise customers."
NTT's data center projects buzzing in Hong Kong, India & the UK
“With Megaport’s strong portfolio of cloud service providers, the deployment of an additional PoP at our Tai Po Data Center is an important milestone."
NTT expands data center reach worldwide
The company announced this week that it will expand its data center capabilities in several countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, India, the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States.
Equinix announces completion of $51m HK4 data center expansion
Located in Sha Tin, HK4 complements the existing Equinix footprint in Tsuen Wan and Tseung Kwan O.
Cloudscene reveals H1 2020 data center leaders
Equinix took out the top spot in three of the regions (North America, Asia, and Oceania), while Digital Realty ranked highest in EMEA.
Seagate brings modular data architecture to A/NZ
In partnership with Dicker Data, the Exos and Nytro modular system are designed for simplicity while retaining performance.
Data center cooling firm STULZ expands Oceania subsidiary
STULZ, a global specialist in data center cooling technology and mission-critical air conditioning, is expanding its Australia and New Zealand subsidiary.
Frost & Sullivan
NEXTDC earns accolades from Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan has acknowledged NEXTDC as the recipient of the the 2019 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award.
Chorus partners with Nlyte, expands edge data centre offerings
Chorus announced today that it is going ahead with expanding its Chorus EdgeCentre Colocation product to three sites across New Zealand.
Digital Realty completes Dublin data centre expansion
This latest expansion brings Digital Realty’s total investment in Ireland to more than €200 million.
Datacom celebrates $52m expansion of NZ data centres
The IT service provider has just completed the expansion and upgrade of its four New Zealand data centres.
Equinix reveals investment plans for 2019 – and there’s a lot
The colocation giant has revealed its plans for the year that contains significant amounts of investment for expansion and new facilities.
Mergers and Acquisitions
DC BLOX invests in the acquisition of Ploid
DC BLOX has signalled its intentions for expansion in the southeastern United States with the addition of Ploid to bolster its arsenal.
Equinix completes AU$15.6 Perth data centre expansion
The colocation giant says the data centre expansion will boost demand in Perth and position it as the digital hub of the country's west coast.
DigiPlex issues Nordics’ largest ever data centre bond
The data centre developer and operator says the issue is to fuel for 'continued rapid growth' in a region that continues to attract international investment.
Data Centre Maintenance / Management
Opinion: Three ‘must-haves’ for building a resilient edge
Schneider’s Steven Carlini shares his thoughts on computing at the edge – as well as some apt advice.
Mergers and Acquisitions
5GN takes over Melbourne Data Centre for $5.7m
In a move it says is ‘another completion of the infrastructure puzzle’, 5G Networks (5GN) has announced the acquisition of Melbourne Data Centre (MDC).
365 Data Centers secures additional funding for expansion
The company asserts the financing commitments come as it looks to invest in further substantial internal and external growth.
CITIC Telecom’s Hong Kong data centre begins new expansion phase
The tech giant celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony this week to commemorate the expansion.
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.
Bill advancing in Indiana to provide tax breaks for data centers
This week a bill has progressed to make life easier for data centers in Indiana and promote a digital economy.