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Data Center
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.
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SaaS
Bitglass launches local edge data centres in Australia
The new data centres will be located in both Melbourne and Perth.
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Digital Transformation
Equinix launches fourth data centre in Singapore, backed by US$74m
The new facility has received an initial investment of US$74 million and is designed to meet the increasing demand for interconnectivity and infrastructure that supports digital transformation and remote working.
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Cloud Services
Google Cloud launches new Osaka region to support demand
In what it says is a bid to support its growing customer base in Japan, Google Cloud has announced the launch of a new region in Osaka.
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Colocation
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.
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Hyperscale
Colt DCS to build new hyperscale data centre in Osaka
The new data centre will be the company's third hyperscale facility in Japan, which it says is a direct response to surging demand.
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Data Centre Operators
DataGryd building another data center in New York
Data center provider DataGryd has shared the latest announcement around its newest data center.
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Orange
Orange Belgium opens 1,000 sqm Antwerp data centre
It consists of more than 500 high-density 52 unit racks, installed on the equivalent of 12 tennis courts.
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Cloud
Site24x7 enters China market with new Shanghai data centre
This is Site24x7’s fifth data centre around the globe, with the company set to announce another in Beijing in the next quarter.
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Colocation
Global Switch and partners launch new Singapore data centre
A trio of companies has come together in a strategic partnership to launch a large-scale new data centre in Singapore.
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Microsoft
Microsoft launches its first data centres in Africa
In launching the two new facilities, Microsoft becomes the first global provider to deliver cloud services from data centres on the continent.
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Colocation
MC Digital Realty announces new Tokyo data centre on the way
MC DIgital Realty - a 50/50 joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty - has reached an agreement to acquire a five-acre land parcel in Tokyo.
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Infrastructure
Colt DCS completes Hamburg data centre extension
The additional hall to the data centre now brings its total floor space to more than 3,000 square metres.
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Colocation
Equinix announces new Sydney data centre to capitalise on the edge
The new facility will be the colocation giant's 16th in Australia and when fully complete will be its biggest in the country to date.
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Data Centre Operators
A look at some of the big data centre openings in 2019 so far
Alibaba Cloud, Facebook, and Oracle - among others - have already opened major facilities this year, so here's a round-up.
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Servers
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.
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Data Centre Operators
Alibaba Cloud’s growth in Indonesia to bring new opportunities
Last month Alibaba Cloud celebrated the launch of its second data centre in Indonesia, and IDC says this growth will benefit the entire country.
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Data Centre Operators
Digital Realty announces build of its third Singapore data centre
The company has acquired land adjacent to its existing Singapore data centre and intends to build a 50 MW monster.
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Colocation
EdgeConneX acquires Munich data centre, plans for expansion
Germany has done it again after managing to entice EdgeConneX to establish a base in Munich.
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Colocation
Equinix unveils ANOTHER data centre – this time in South Korea
This will be the company's third data centre revealed thus far this year - and we've barely scratched the surface of 2019.
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Colocation
Interxion celebrates launch of third London data centre
The company has stamped its confidence on the local market with its opening of the third data centre within its inner city campus.
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Hyperscale
Chayora completes first phase of huge 300MW data centre campus
Chayora recently held a formal event to celebrate a milestone in its massive 300MW hyperscale data centre campus in Tianjin, China.
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Servers
Alibaba’s second Indonesia data centre now open for business
A mere ten months after launching its first data centre in Indonesia, Alibaba Cloud has now opened the doors to its second.
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Data Centre Interconnection
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.