Saturday, November 25, 2017

Weekly Roundup: Digital Realty, Mitsubishi to invest $2bn in data centres; JP Morgan’s $500m next mega data centre; Asia’s top data centre hot spots

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.

Asia Pacific
Digital Realty, Mitsubishi partner to invest nearly $2bn in new data centres

However, reports point out that companies could spend as much as $4.4bn in the development of further builds over the next five years. .Read more.

Asia Pacific
These are Asia’s top 10 data centre hot spots

As the region prepares to take over Europe by 2021 as the world’s largest data centre market, clear leaders are emerging. .Read more.

Asia Pacific
CyrusOne buys stake in GDS for $100m in pursue of Chinese cloud business

Chinese data centre operator’s customers include local big providers such as Alibaba Group, Tencent and Baidu. .Read more.

Salesforce using AWS data centres to serve Australian enterprises

Company banks on long-established relationship with AWS which in July resulted in the launch of data centre services in Canada. .Read more.

Amsterdam beats Frankfurt, Paris and Dublin to be mainland Europe’s largest colocation data centre hub

Yet, Digital Realty, e-shelter, Zenium and Colt could be about to threaten Amsterdam’s place in the charts with the launch of new sites elsewhere. .Read more.

OVH Summit 2017: CEO Octave Klaba vows to open data centres in ALL countries

French operator also aims at hybrid cloud environments with the launch of solution to easy VMs migrations. .Read more.

Apple vs regulations: How Ireland’s data centre arena shifted in the last 24h

From court battles to judges shortfalls, Ireland seems to be now bulking up its stance on data centres to enable a connected future in and out of the island. .Read more.

Zenium secures €100m funding for German data centre

Company expands Frankfurt capacity to nearly 27MW of power. .Read more.

Google buys site larger than 150 football fields in Sweden, but will it build a data centre?

Company has recently also acquired another equally large site in Denmark as Google Cloud Platform and other internet services continue to grow. .Read more.

North America
CPPIB announces up to $350m in data centre investment boost across APAC and Europe

Fund follows on form a partnership with private fund management Alpha Investment Partners and data centre operator Keppel Data Centres. .Read more.

North America
QTS eyes 281-acre data centre campus

Deal could close by the end of month, given operator one of the largest piece-of-land currently on sale in the wider Washington DC area. .Read more.

North America
Cleareon grows New York data centre footprint amid edge computing boom

Provider aims to enable the 5G economy by supporting the basis of large scale IoT deployments and cloud adoption. .Read more.