Saturday, November 25, 2017

Weekly Roundup: 200,000 sqf data centres will be the size of two dices, Microsoft to triple Chinese data centres, Court rejects appeal against Apple

The main stories that made the week’s top headlines across the globe on data centres, cloud, data, emerging technology and markets, and much more.

Microsoft Future Decoded: Large 200,000 sqf data centres will LITERALLY fit in the palm of your hand

Once again, Mother Nature steps in with answers to the problems that keep many scientists, technologists and business leaders awake at night: do we have enough space for data on Earth? .Read more.
Asia – Pacific
Microsoft to triple Chinese cloud infrastructure amid $64bn market boom

American tech giants are making their way into China as local market tightens regulatory frameworks, but IT services continue to grow exponentially. .Read more.

Asia Pacific
Google Indian data centre goes LIVE in chase for cloud business

Mumbai data centre launches with Google’s full suite of Compute, Big Data, Storage and Networking capabilities. .Read more.

Asia – Pacific
Indian data centre sector close to $2bn market valuation

84% of India’s data centre supply is concentrated in the country’s five largest markets of Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Pune. .Read more.

Asia Pacific
Equinix could open a data centre in Beijing by 2018

Expansion in China comes as company expects total revenues in 2017 to range between $4,355 and $4,363 million, an increase of 21% year over year. .Read more.

Central – Latin America
Flexenclosure lands two data centres in LATAM

Construction of the two data centres will shortly commence at Flexenclosure’s factory in Vara, Sweden. .Read more.

‘Norway is ready’. State Secretary tells Datacloud Nordic historical shift has been made to support ‘exciting’ data centre industry

“When everything goes wrong, everyone thinks of the next purge,” politician warns while praising those who keep the internet open and safe. .Read more.


Norwegian data centre leaders clash over gov’t support as Sweden takes lead backed by AWS, Google, Facebook

Power, connectivity, funding and hyperscalers. Heated debate in Oslo shows desire to make Norway the next premier data centre destination within the Nordic region. .Read more.
Irish High Court rejects appeal against Apple, $1bn data centre can now officially break ground

Objectors will not be faced with court expanses as last barrier to hyperscale facility is overcome in what has been one of the longest data centre court cases in Europe in many years. .Read more.

Microsoft outsources 180MW of power for Dutch data centre

Energy deal also includes the expansion of a wind farm in different phases until 2020. .Read more.

Lefdal Mine Datacenter soldiers on with blockchain and fintech

Provider signs up new customers and sees existing users expand footprint as Nordic region continues its drive to attract HPC businesses. .Read more.

North America
Carter Validus buys King of Prussia Data Center

The one-story, 50,000-square-foot building was built in 1960 and repurposed as an enterprise data centre in 1997. .Read more.

North America
CyrusOne begins works on 340,000 sqf data centre with plans to deploy up to 100MW

This is the company’s first ever fully-self built data centre in North Texas as total footprint breaks the 1.7 million sqf barrier. .Read more.