Saturday, November 25, 2017


Weekly Roundup: Digital Realty opens 27MW data centre campus, New EU directive to affect DC operators, Microsoft cybersecurity spending tops $1bn



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
Global Cloud Xchange places India at the heart of APAC’s digital economy

Company to deploy 16,650Km-long subsea cable in partnership with other industry operators with 2020 set as a goal to have the cable operational. .Read more.


Asia Pacific
OneAsia breaks ground on six floors high data centre

China’s data centre market is expected to grow 13% at a CAGR for the data centre market between 2017 and 2021. .Read more.


Europe
Nearly all data centre operators to be affected by EU directive coming into force this December

Legislation “likely to affect permitting, procurement and maintenance procedures for new and existing data centres”, European industry body warns. .Read more.


Europe
Apple’s $1bn data centre might be in doubt but these 10 companies are still building in Ireland

As Ireland awaits for CEO Tim Cook to give his final approval, more than $2bn are currently lined up for data centre investment from other players. .Read more.


Europe
IBM is about to completely change how it manages its European data centres

As the EU predicts the data economy to be worth €739bn by 2020 one of the world’s largest cloud provider is ramping up data privacy and transparency efforts. .Read more.


Europe
Interxion adds Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to all of its European data centres

That is 45 facilities across Europe getting direct access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to answer market demand for cloud services in the edge age. .Read more.


North America
Microsoft cybersecurity spending skyrockets to $1bn, much of it is used to protect Azure data centres

Company claims Azure to “represent the cutting edge of cloud security and privacy”. .Read more.


North America
euNetworks lands $500m for expansion through business acquisition

Company operates today dense fibre based metropolitan networks which link into more than 300 data centres across 15 countries. .Read more.


North America
Commvault partners with Google to boost enterprises’ cloud investments

With six in ten businesses admitting they are on a journey to host 100% of their applications in the cloud, providers seek to enlarge their market scope. .Read more.


North America
Broadcom wants to acquire Qualcomm for $130bn in what could be one of the largest tech M&As ever

Broadcom’s proposal is a direct consequence of the growing IoT market which will drive business for data centres from the edge to the core. .Read more.