Thursday, November 23, 2017

Weekly Roundup: Hurricane Irma bashes the Caribbean and US, Huawei vows to be Top 5 cloud player, Australian collocation growing to $1bn revenues

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.

World News

Oracle bets on today’s hottest tech to power its IoT cloud
Cisco expert joins Colt to help drive $500m network roadmap
How to land a talented workforce for your data centre


North America News

Why data centre operators need to risk more
Enterprise edge cloud adoption drives HPE acquisition
How the $12bn SDN data center market is delivering a new order of magnitude
First Harvey, now Irma. Data centre operators ready for category 5 hurricane
DataBank to challenge VaporIO cell tower edge data centres with own deployment
Houston data centres vow to help community hit by ‘epic’ hurricane Harvey
Infomart Data Centers scales out mega Dallas hub
Official. Operator C7 Data Centers no longer exists
Palo Alto Networks, Okta partner to protect enterprises from DCs to the cloud
Penguins OP Sub places $600m tender offer on DuPont Fabros’ senior notes


Asia-Pacific News

China Mobile buying colocation space ahead of Pan African expansion
Huawei Connect 2017: ‘We have never taken shortcuts and will never do,’ says CEO vowing to make it to the Top 5 global public cloud providers
Twitter global head leaves to join Megaport as CTO
Australian top colocation data center markets to sky rocket to $1bn revenues
Huawei to target Sweden’s booming fintech scene with data centre business
Asia Pacific Data Centre rejects takeover bid from 360 Capital
Digital Realty breaks ground on 176,000 sqf Sydney data centre

Central – Latin America News

China could build DC in Haiti as part of $4.7bn large scale reconstruction


European News

How to sustain business assets in the next decade
What digitalisation means to the data center
How to do business in the automated age
Rackspace new EMEA CTO tasked with coaching emerging leadership and technical talent
Why there is only one storage, and that is storage
DigiPlex’s CEO opens up about the evolution of the Nordic data centre market
Vertiv President: Speeding decision making key for business in today’s EMEA
HPE talks booming cloud market and its Cloud28, Discovery projects


Middle East & Africa News

Nigerian Stock Exchange gets $140m data centre
African leaders’ call for action demands data centre construction boom