Wednesday, March 22, 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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