Thursday, September 21, 2017


Weekly Roundup: Colocation supply tumbles across Europe, Microsoft leads $15bn SaaS Market, ‘We’ll show the world China’s cloud power,’ Inspur warns



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.

World News

Microsoft wins over $15bn SaaS market helped by LinkedIn acquisition
Google signals end of one cloud fits all with world’s first tiered cloud network
 

North America News

Digital Realty to build $1bn data center in Texas
Stream Data Centers to break ground on four buildings in Minnesota
Zerto enhances support for AWS, Microsoft Azure clouds
TierPoint to expand Baltimore data center capacity to 65,000 sqf
Western Digital invests in cloud storage in M&A wave
Houston data centres vow to help community hit by ‘epic’ hurricane Harvey
Infomart Data Centers scales out mega Dallas hub
Official. Operator C7 Data Centers no longer exists
Palo Alto Networks, Okta partner to protect enterprises from DCs to the cloud
Penguins OP Sub places $600m tender offer on DuPont Fabros’ senior notes
 

Asia-Pacific News

NextDC closes in on Asia Pacific Data Centre REIT take over
Toshiba to sell $17bn NAND flash memory chip business to Western Digital
AMD, Baidu begin DC collaboration for artificial intelligence architectures
Samsung to invest $7bn in Chinese flash-memory production plant
‘We’ll show the world China’s cloud power,’ Inspur president warns
Macau’s Gov’t partners with Alibaba to foster cloud usage in smart city drive
 

Central – Latin America News

China could build DC in Haiti as part of $4.7bn large scale reconstruction
 

European News

Data centre colocation supply tumbles across Europe in Q2
Former UBS Investment Bank MD joins advisory board of blockchain player
European Colocation Data Centres Set For Record 20% Growth In 2017
DigiPlex Slashes Data Centre Customers’ Electricity Bills By 25%
Data centres hailed as ‘foundation for digital sovereignty’
Future Stockholm data centre will heat up 10,000 homes
 

Middle East & Africa News

Nigerian Stock Exchange gets $140m data centre
African leaders’ call for action demands data centre construction boom