Thursday, October 19, 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