Thursday, November 23, 2017

Weekly Roundup | Russian spies halt DC build, $3.5tr global IT spend hold back by Trump, Brexit and data centre expansions across the globe

World News

Trump, Brexit send IT spending down to $3.5tr but data centres services grow


Data centres of tomorrow will be built on machines, says Intel top chief


Application containers en route to $2.7bn revenues


Switch Supernap top’s Greenpeace greenest internet players rank


Top global colos profit on global data centre boom


World’s 1,200 data centre operators fight for $48bn revenues


North America News

North Dakota’s largest city gives telco $500k tax break in lure for Tier III DC


Peak 10 pushes colocation footprint to nearly 1m sqf with DC acquisition


Kaminario tops $218m in funding as all-flash storage race heats


Florida REIT acquires 153,000 sqf data centre occupied by Navisite


Equinix gets $1bn to fund Verizon acquisition


US Army plan to shut down 1,900 data centres hits “virtual standstill”


Facebook Los Lunas data centre tipped to create $2bn micro-economy


Google turns to Atacama Desert to power its Chile data centre


Compass Datacentres gets capital injection to build DCs for IoT deployments


Stream Data Centres builds $250m Minnesota hub for bank as anchor tenant


New York’s largest colocation data centre comes of age


Asia-Pacific News

Tata Group aims at $1.8bn South Korea connected car market with DC build


Australia state gov’t expands data centre footprint in digital innovation drive


Singapore’s leading $12bn telco opens 570,000 sqf data centre


¥25bn. Huawei, Apple, China Telecom drive Chinese province’s data economy


Malaysia data centres to cash in revenues of $224m


Central – Latin America News


IBM Brazil data centre outage prompts cloud scare


European News

Jaguar Land Rover speeds up cloud car capabilities with $15m acquisition


Amazon set to expand €1bn data centre footprint in Ireland


Finnish IT provider expands country’s largest data centre


EC calls member states to unleash €415bn hidden in Europe’s Data Economy


Sharing the heat. Air France uses excess heat to warm up offices


Middle East & Africa News

Global cloud backup player launches “European data centre on African soil”


Djibouti Internet Exchange enters African IXP Association


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