Sunday, October 22, 2017


Weekly Roundup: BA’s outage blamed on human error, Monaco data centre capital for a week, Digital Realty buys DuPont for $7.6bn, Data Economy’s EMEA 50 2017



World News

‘We need to act now’. Data Centre Incident Reporting Network gaining force in the wake of British Airways global IT outage
CNet Training takes data centres to schools, colleges and universities

 

North America News

Florida approves tax exemption for mega data centre developments
Canadian 500,000 sqf data centre campus opens for business
Texas secures $1bn data centre campus investment covering 48 acres
H5 Data Centers open 300,000 sqf Seattle facility
Turbonomic taps into AWS and Microsoft to speed up hybrid cloud migrations
Digital Realty latest global provider to take on AWS to drive business
BCG Digital Ventures, AWS join forces to kill high cloud networks latency
Digital Realty to buy DuPont Fabros in $7.6bn mega-merger

 

Asia-Pacific News

Colocation, hyperscale demand forces construction of Australian data centre campus expandable up to 200 acres
Chinese Gov’t awards ChinaCache with CDN license ahead of 2018 ban
 

 

Central – Latin America News

Amazon ‘interested’ in opening Chile data centre, challenging Google’s regional footprint

 

European News

Google buys large piece-of-land for potential Denmark data centre
Telstra acquires UK-based technology services provider Company85
Aruba unveils 2 million sqf Italian data centre as ‘Brexit shifts the barycenter of the EU’ from the UK
BA’s top boss confirms human error caused company’s worst data centre incident in history
Data Economy EMEA 50 2017 top influencer and Datacloud Awards 2017 winners announced in night of glamour in Monaco
Zenium Turkish data centre lands PoP contract with one of the world’s businest internet exchanges
Datacloud Europe 2017: Finding hole fillers to fight the data centre skills shortage

 

Middle East & Africa News

Angola Cables to build $130m data centre in Brazil