Thursday, October 19, 2017

Weekly Roundup: Top 10 data centre operators around the world, Google’s 1,200 acres DC campus, DC construction heads to $74bn market cap

World News

Data centre construction to top $74bn in market value
Object storage assumes frontline in cloud wars as VMs fall into 2nd plan
Top 10 data centre operators in North America, EMEA and APAC in Q1 2017


North America News

Crown Castle International buys LA provider in $600m data centre, fibre deal
Google eyes 1,200-acre DC campus next to Apple, Tesla and Switch Supernap
NTT’s RagingWire Data Centers gathers hundreds to open ‘Texas-ready’ DC
CyrusOne aligns growth strategy with Forbes, Reuters recognised expert
AI assistant uses advanced algorithms to drive enterprise data in the cloud
Manning & Napier Advisors Invests in Zayo Group Shares
RF Code appoints former IBM, Salesforce executives in global expansion drive


Asia-Pacific News

Salesforce bulks up Japan data centre fleet to bring Einstein to APAC
Google to build Australia, South East Asia submarine cable
Route Mobile opens Tier 3 data centre in Asia’s ‘commercial powerhouse’



Central – Latin America News

Brazil, Angola 6,165km internet subsea cable loading officially starts


European News

Virtus Data Centres defies Brexit critics with new London facility
£800m Lockerbie data centre given three more years for planning talks
World’s 5th largest IX opens PoP at EdgeConneX Amsterdam data centre
Amazon’s €1bn Irish DC falls victim to Apple’s €850m hub delay misery
Apple’s $950m Danish DC’s excess heat returned to local community
Telehouse MD vows to drive business through ‘challenging DC market’


Middle East & Africa News

Large Bahrain financial group invests $100m in US data centres 
Africa’s tech scene is exploding across the whole continent