Thursday, October 19, 2017

Weekly roundup: Equinix’s Trump ban reaction goes viral, UK gov’t Brexit data plans revealed, Africa latest data centre to open soon and Facebook solar plans surface

World News

Welcome to the digital-dependent society on data centres, cloud and data


Schneider Electric reacts to critical security vulnerability found in its data center monitoring system (and the answer might surprise you)


North America News

‘Millions will live in fear of deportation’. Trump’s immigration ban blasted by tech bosses at Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Tesla


‘Equinix leads US data centres in response to Trump’s travel ban


EdgeConneX lands new Miami edge data center to serve South America


QTS acquires Texas health insurance data center


DataBank acquires Ohio, Pennsylvania data centers days after scooping C7


Big Switch Networks bets on container economy and hyper-convergence


Juniper Networks ups data center game with Unite cloud bet


IPsoft, EMC AI expert joins Virtual Instruments as EMEA MD


Lumos Networks acquires North Carolina DC74 Data Centers


Facebook’s solar power plans emerge for $1.5bn New Mexico data center


CyrusOne moves Dallas HQ in search for Uptown funk vibes


Epsilon expands footprint to NA with Metcom data center acquisition


Texas DC boom continues with Stream Data Centers new 265,000 sqf hub


Data Center M&A Surge Sees Cologix Acquired By Stonepeak Infrastructure


Asia-Pacific News

Hyland opens cloud data centres in New Zealand to support SaaS economy


Tokyo Stock Exchange takes on Juniper Networks to bulk up infrastructure


Global IaaS provider opens Hong Kong data centre


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

How Telehouse proves Brexit isn’t stopping data centres in the British capital


DEAC doubles down data centre fleet in Riga driven by business across former Soviet Union countries


The Node Pole CEO promises to put the Nordics at the heart of digital Europe


UK gov’t vows to maintain data stability between EU-UK after Brexit


CITIC Telecom CPC eyes expansion in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia with Linx Telecommunications acquisition


Digital Realty expands London data center power capacity


Middle East & Africa News

Radware’s machine learning acquisition aims to boost data center security


Zambia gov’t nears launch of $440m data center (but warns it will be down 94 minutes a year)


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