Sunday, October 22, 2017


Weekly Roundup: Nightmare week for BA as data centre outage grounds thousands, Global Switch raises €1bn, IBM launches Australian data centre PoP



World News

NVIDIA bets on hyperscale data centre artificial intelligence
Global Switch raises €1bn to finance global data centre expansion

 

North America News

HPE, LinkedIn, GE confident open DCs and edge solutions are the future
Ocado penetrates data centre game with open source package
$247bn cloud market drives IaaS provider to open New Jersey data centre
Amazon’s shares break $1000 barrier carried by its AWS cloud business
US Gov’t tech supplier brings CyrusOne on board 
TierPoint to build 60,000 sqf data centre in Oklahoma
Alliance for Quantum Tech brings industry, gov’t and academia together
Google Cloud adds one more region as rivalry against AWS heats up
CenturyLink’s board reaction to the $34bn Level 3 merger might surprise you

 

Asia-Pacific News

IBM launches Australian data centre PoP run by Digital Realty
GDS Holdings Grows Profit By 96% As Chinese Data Centre Business Booms
After Germany, India lands Oracle data centre

 

Central – Latin America News

Data centres reaching maturity in Latin America with outsourcing gaining pace
Equinix scales out AWS cloud interconnection footprint

 

European News

Green Mountain Vows To Power Data Centres With 100% Renewable Energy
‘Catastrophic’ global data centre outage grounds British Airways
Infinity hub geared up with Schneider Electric modular edge data centre
Claranet working with Microsoft on Portugal Azure data centre
Giant 93-acre data centre park comes online in Scotland
Yahoo! installs base in Vienna, Marseille data centres
Human error behind BA’s ‘tragic’ DC outage that grounded 75,000 passengers

 

Middle East & Africa News

Angola Cables to build $130m data centre in Brazil

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