Saturday, November 25, 2017


Weekly Roundup: DataCentred goes bankrupt as only customer turns to AWS, Alpha Real Trust to build 435,000 sqf data centre, Equinix launches $100m data centre



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

This is how Equinix and Oracle plan to take over the world (or at least cloud)
Carter Validus sells data centres worth $1bn
‘Shocking’ AWS cloud revenues growth push global market to $12bn in Q3

North America News

Facebook unveils how it will power its 2.4 million sqf Papillion Data Center
T5 Data Centers opens ‘mini’ 156,000 sqf Dallas data centre
vXchnge goes shopping and bags 18-acre data centre campus
Happy birthday Windows XP! How Microsoft’s 16-year-old OS proves humans’ dependency on legacy systems and infrastructure
QTS breaks ground on Virginian ‘mega data centre campus’
CyrusOne reinforces data centre presence in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with new 100MW campus
IBM Cloud to get SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
Data Economy Speaks To IBM’s Softlayer On The State Of The Cloud Infrastructure Market

Asia-Pacific News

Chinese $15bn data centre and cloud market STILL closed to international players
Colt doubles down on Japanese facilities as market climbs towards $15bn revenues
CITIC Telecom CPC renews alliance to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative with European infrastructure launch
Equinix launches $100m data centre in Washington DC
Huawei warns it’s deploying cloud across the world, and the world should listen

Central – Latin America News

Telefónica ups data centre play in Colombia with enterprise interconnection boost

European News

Could gas-powered data centres be the answer to Ireland’s power shortage?
DataCentred goes bankrupt after its only customer turns to AWS
Schneider Electric’s UK&I President On Market Evolution And Brexit Certainty
Alpha Real Trust to build 435,000 sqf data centre
After Italy’s largest data centre, Aruba opens facility in Poland ahead of GDPR
Data Economy speaks to Sungard AS on managing risk amid global uncertainty

Middle East & Africa News

AWS to open cloud data centres in the Middle East by 2019