Sunday, October 22, 2017

Weekly Roundup | Equinix sued?, Oracle expands DCs worldwide, Facebook goes to Denmark, Trump in the White House, Russia’s new EU link and more

World News


Dell EMC goes all cloud, launchs software-defined data protection for DCs


Oracle to launch data centres in Turkey, USA and UK


Megaport expands global interconnectivity footprint


How to measure data centre availability at the IoT edge


North America News


Los Angeles 424,000 sqf data centre turns Indonesia-USA subsea cable base


Veeam scores $607m in revenues, hybrid cloud economy drives business


Never before there was so much data centre space in North America


Why HPE just spent $650m on SimpliVity


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


US sues Oracle over workplace discrimination


DataBank buys rival colo, tops over one million sgt of data centre space


Asia-Pacific News


IoT, finance and manufacturing lead Colt to bulk up Asian network


Inspur, DDN join to speed global HPC adoption


Central – Latin America News


Equinix ends Brazil’s 24 days ‘digital blackout’ affecting 16,000 organisations

Equinix faces being sued after 16,000 lose server access in Brazil’s ‘largest digital blackout’


IaaS market in Latin America tipped for $9.3bn revenues


European News


Open source startup profits on cloud demand from BT, EBU and 12,000 others


Facebook to open $100m Denmark data centre by 2020


EU, Russia come closer with new fiber optic route


First direct Irish-French subsea cable to avoid Brexit UK


Middle East & Africa News


Tanzania wants public sector to stop wasting money building data centres