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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