Monday, May 1, 2017


Weekly Roundup: Deadly outage hits data center, cloud fights world poverty and Apple’s new 200MW solar plant



World News

 

World leaders flock to London as data centre investments heat up

 

How Oxfam is going to use public cloud to fight poverty

 

Hitachi, Alcatel manager and NYSE head join CNet Training as DC instructors

 

How to measure data centre availability at the IoT edge

 

North America News

 

Digital Bridge readies $1b acquisition of Vantage Data Centers

 

TierPoint expand Nashivile DC in partnership with Compass Data Centers

 

SaskTel launches Canada’s latest Tier III data center

 

Amazon to teach cloud computing skills to US veterans

 

Higher education SaaS cloud provider opens Canadian data centre

 

Carter Validus tops $254m in DC investments with new acquisitions

 

SMS Systems Maintenance, Curvature merge in quest for $177bn DC market

 

How IBM is helping the US Army with its cloud data centres

 

HPE picks up Cloud Cruiser to propagate consumption-based IT

 

Storage Ahoy. Tintri expands disaster recovery and data protection footprint

 

CoreSite’s 563,000 sqf LA DC to host large IT infrastruture vendor

 

Apple readies mega 200 MW solar farm to power Reno data center

 

Motorola headquarters give space to Digital Realty data centre

 

H5 Data Centers expands 1.5 million sqf footprint with Ohio acquisition

 

Asia-Pacific News

 

China launches mega $14.6bn Internet investment fund

 

India’s largest open peering exchange and DE-CIX give nation’s digital infrastructure a boost

 

Hitachi steps up open source game with Linux Foundation

 

Central – Latin America News

 

Latin American telcos looking at cloud AI to cope with digitalisation costs

 

IaaS market in Latin America tipped for $9.3bn revenues

 

European News

 

UK tops 7 million sqf in third party data centre raised floor

 

Microsoft warns UK it could build DCs after Brexit but then says it won’t

 

Facebook to open $100m Denmark data centre by 2020

 

ManageEngine opens PoPs in Dublin, Amsterdam DCs

 

€6m Lyon data centre latest blow to dominant Paris

 

Stockholm Wants 10% Of Capital’s Heating Coming From Data Centres

 

Six Degrees Group founder Alastair Mills steps down as CEO

 

Russia arrests Kaspersky cybersecurity top investigator on treason charges

 

IDA Ireland to launch nationwide search for data centre land banks

 

Middle East & Africa News

 

Tanzania wants public sector to stop wasting money building data centres