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  • Hyperscalers must prep for increase in government regulation and taxation, warns Uptime Institute - computerweekly.com 2019-01-20

    Datacentre think tank Uptime Institute claims government concerns about the tightening hold the hyperscalers have on society and the economy will lead to greater measures to improve the sustainability of their operations in 2019. Read full information on external site

  • East Lothian Housing Association partners with Waterstons for 4 year project - sfha.co.uk 2019-01-15

    East Lothian Housing Association (ELHA) has partnered with business and IT consultancy Waterstons to embark on a four year transformational programme that will futureproof its IT systems whilst providing resilient online services for its tenants. Read full information on external site

  • Waterstons and ELHA partner to ‘futureproof’ IT systems - 24housing.co.uk 2019-01-15

    Waterstons will design and implement a private cloud solution model, providing ELHA with the flexibility to scale ICT infrastructures. Read full information on external site

  • 4Degrees to be acquired by Vantage for $259M - montrealintechnology.com 2019-01-11

    The Quebec data center scene continues to see a lot of action. With abundant, renewable and inexpensive power, Montreal has become one of the most attractive data center locations in North America. Read full information on external site

  • Lessons From This Year's Data Center Outages: Focus On the Fundamentals - datacenterknowledge.com 2018-12-28

    Most downtime incidents in the past year resulted from known causes and were preventable via robust design and processes. Read full information on external site

  • Caveat Emptor - datacenter.cioreview.com 2018-12-28

    Standards are typically best practices that have been formally agreed upon within an industry that provide customers a level of assurance that, the product they are purchasing meets a prescribed level of measurement for performance, safe operations, etc.  Read full information on external site

  • Vantage to Acquire 4Degrees Colocation - channelvisionmag.com 2018-12-28

    Vantage Data Centers has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian-based 4Degrees Colocation from Videotron for approximately $200 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. Read full information on external site

  • Designing power systems for co-location data centers - csemag.com 2018-12-28

    Engineers must consider many factors when designing power and electrical systems for data centers. Read full information on external site

  • Boom time for data centres - theindependentbd.com 2018-12-28

    With increasing economic and technological transformation in recent times, data has become the foremost essential in developing any business. Cashing on the growing need to store data, Bangladesh is witnessing a boom in data centre business in order to boost the country's data storage capacity. Read full information on external site

  • The Future Is Now: “AI systems will and should be given ever more direct control” With Enzo Greco, Chief Strategy Officer for Nlyte Software and Fotis Georgiadis - medium.com 2018-12-28

    Currently, many organizations use AI systems to provide predictions and recommendations which are then synthesized and processed by humans; over time, AI systems will and should be given ever more direct control; it is this boundary that will need to be managed carefully. Read full information on external site

  • Exploring the final frontier for data centres - thestack.com 2018-12-28

    In space exploration, it’s easy to answer the ‘why’ question as mountaineer George Mallory once did about climbing Everest: ‘Because it’s there.’ At first, practical applications emerging from astronauts’ missions were almost a side benefit to the sheer knowledge. Read full information on external site

  • RTC acquires Gonzales-based telecommunications company EATEL, which serves portions of Livingston Parish - livingstonparishnews.com 2018-12-28

    Reserve Communications and Computer Corporation, also known as “RTC”, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RTC Holdings, L.L.C., one of Louisiana’s leading telecommunications companies, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EATELCORP, L.L.C. (together with its subsidiaries, “EATEL”), a premier provider of telecommunications, internet, video, security, and data center services in Louisiana. Read full information on external site

  • Infibeam Avenues receives Tier III Design Certification from Uptime Institute for its Data Center - equitybulls.com 2018-12-28

    Infibeam Avenues Limited (the "Company") has received the Tier III Design Certification from Uptime Institute for its Data Center at GIFT City, Gandhinagar. Read full information on external site

  • BTC Data Centre to enhance digital transformation - http://weekendpost.co.bw 2018-12-18

    BTC will soon launch a next generation modular data centre solution that is expected to enhance digital transformation. The facility certified by the global data centre standard bearer – Uptime Institute- is a first for the Botswana market. Read full information on external site

  • Floating data centre proposed for Limerick Docks, Ireland - thestack.com 2018-12-18

    Californian firm Nautilus has filed a proposal to moor a floating data centre at Ted Russell Dock in Ireland, with the relevant port authority, the Shannon Foynes Port Company, eager to see the proposal through.  Read full information on external site

  • Can SD-WAN Help Overcome IT Skill Shortages? - networksasia.net 2018-12-17

    In a recent survey by Uptime Institute, one of the key findings showed that data center IT skill shortages will intensify as most operators continue to struggle with staffing issues. Read full information on external site

  • Schneider Electric Takes Data Center Device Management to the Cloud - military-technologies.net 2018-12-14

    Schneider Electric’s cloud-based data center infrastructure management software provides physical device visibility and makes proactive recommendations. Read full information on external site

  • Schneider Electric Expands Data Centre Infrastructure Offerings - ecdonline.com.au 2018-12-13

    Schneider Electric has continued to roll out EcoStruxure IT Expert, a cloud-based Data Centre Infrastructure Management solution (DCIM), and introduced its expanded power portfolio and TIER-Ready designs for the data centre industry. Read full information on external site

  • It ‘Mix and Match’ – Can We Make It Work? - dataconomy.com 2018-12-13

    “Mix and match” might work for products on sale at the supermarket, but it’s not necessarily the best strategy for an IT department. Read full information on external site

  • Digital Asia Fujitsu’s WA Data Centre Undergoing Efficiency Upgrade - prosyscom.tech 2018-12-13

    Fujitsu today announced that its Malaga data centre in Perth, Australia has hit a four-star rating from National Australia Built Environment Rating System (NABERS). Read full information on external site

  • New report finds shocking increase in and cost of data center outages - smart-energy.com 2018-12-13

    According to a study conducted by Uptime Institute, global data center outages have increased by 6% since 2017. Read full information on external site

  • Colo vendors, MSPs explore new data center cooling methods - techtarget.com 2018-12-12

    Unconventional cooling methods, such as evaporative cooling and data center liquid cooling, provide alternatives to traditional computer room air conditioning systems. Read full information on external site

  • Inside Enel’s new renewable energy control room - www.power-technology.com 2018-12-10

    Able to manage 4.7GW of operational power across 36 plants, Enel Green Power’s new renewable energy control room in Chile is the largest of its kind in South America. Antonio Scala, who heads up Enel’s operations on the continent, gives Ross Davies an insight into life inside the centre. Read full information on external site

  • Off-the-Grid Power Helps Solve Rising Data Center Outages Impacting Nearly 1 in 3 - www.prweb.com 2018-12-10

    Data center outages rose to 31% this year; as of 2016, the average cost per outage soared to $740,357. Silent Partner Group of Companies™ and its associates assert that hyper-efficiency, off-the-grid (HE-OTG) data centers are the optimal solution. Read full information on external site

  • The Data Exchange Network Ltd receives Tier-Ready 4 Design Review Award - kalkinemedia.com 2018-12-07

    The Data Exchange Network Ltd (ASX: DXN), a data centre builder and operator, has product line spread across Australia for fast delivery for deployments. Read full information on external site

  • Data Exchange Networks receives TIER-Ready IV design review award - www.cmo.com.au 2018-12-06

    Australian company, Data Exchange Network Limited (ASX: DXN) has become the first modular data centre developer in the world to receive both TIER-Ready III and TIER-Ready IV design review awards to allow modular capacity to be deployed with the required levels of resiliency and combined within the same site. Read full information on external site

  • Data Exchange Networks receives TIER-Ready IV design review award - www.arnnet.com.au 2018-12-06

    Becomes first global company capable of delivering blended Tier-III and Tier-IV modular capacity Read full information on external site

  • Data Exchange Networks receives TIER-Ready IV design review award - www.techworld.com.au 2018-12-06

    Becomes first global company capable of delivering blended Tier-III and Tier-IV modular capacity Read full information on external site

  • Hyperscalers must prep for increase in government regulation and taxation, warns Uptime Institute - www.computerweekly.com 2018-12-06

    Datacentre think tank Uptime Institute claims government concerns about the tightening hold the hyperscalers have on society and the economy will lead to greater measures to improve the sustainability of their operations in 2019 Read full information on external site

  • With strong growth in Prefabricated Modular Data Centers, Schneider Electric introduces expanded power portfolio and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready designs - www.cnegypt.com 2018-12-05

    Uptime Institute TIER-Ready design review shortens certification time and reduce costs Read full information on external site

  • Who wants to be a data center engineer? - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-12-04

    Finding fresh talent to operate data centers is tough enough, and the industry is growing fast Read full information on external site

  • The global data center cooling market is anticipated to reach values of around $8 billion by 2023 - www.benzinga.com 2018-12-04

    This market research report on the global data center cooling market offers analysis on market size & forecast, market share, industry trends, growth drivers, and vendor analysis. Read full information on external site

  • How robotics is shaping and shifting the next generation of data centre - thestack.com 2018-12-03

    We are at the beginning of a long and exciting journey, where robotics can complement humans to improve data centre operations, says Giuseppe Leto, Global Data Centre Portfolio Manager at Siemens Read full information on external site

  • Expert: Why data centre design and build is evolving exponentially - www.intelligentcio.com 2018-12-03

    Jos Baart, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Flexenclosure, talks to Intelligent CIO Europe to inform enterprises about how the data landscape is evolving and assures them that the future of reliable data centre construction is secure. Read full information on external site

  • Greece's Lamda Hellix gets Uptime Tier III certification - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-11-28

    The first Tier III facility in South-East Europe Read full information on external site

  • Bridging the Skills Gap in Data Center, Cloud and IT Recruitment - telecomnewsroom.com 2018-11-28

    The skills gap in the IT industry has become an increasingly pressing issue across the globe. Read full information on external site

  • IoT & Big Data: Driving holistic data centre services for London’s playmakers - datacentrereview.com 2018-11-27

    With the help of APC by Schneider Electric Elite Partner Comtec Power, IP House has deployed Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure architecture at London’s newest colocation data centre. Read full information on external site

  • Humanity has just 12 years left to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5⁰C and prevent climate meltdown. - www.sdxcentral.com 2018-11-26

    Schneider Electric’s cloud-based data center infrastructure management software provides physical device visibility and makes proactive recommendations. Read full information on external site

  • Interview: Comms sector ripe for disruption as climate change takes hold - www.computerweekly.com 2018-11-26

    Humanity has just 12 years left to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5⁰C and prevent climate meltdown. Read full information on external site

  • BA to sue CBRE over May Bank Holiday datacentre outage - www.computerweekly.com 2018-11-26

    Airline is taking legal action against the managed service provider tasked with overseeing the management of its datacentres during its outage in May 2017 Read full information on external site

  • Schneider Electric Takes Data Center Device Management to the Cloud - www.sdxcentral.com 2018-11-21

    Schneider Electric’s cloud-based data center infrastructure management software provides physical device visibility and makes proactive recommendations. Read full information on external site

  • Data centre design and build is evolving – here’s why: - datacenterpost.com 2018-11-21

    With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Read full information on external site

  • SiS joined forces with Interlink Telecom introducing cloud service business, aiming to become a leading cloud service provider within three years - www.ryt9.com 2018-11-16

    Capitalizing on its strength in customization that allows organizations to fine-tune their own cloud systems and its unique business model that offers solutions and services through over 2,000 business partners, targeting enterprise markets Read full information on external site

  • Is your data centre ready for severe weather? - blog.allstream.com 2018-11-15

    The Uptime Institute’s new 2018 report found that 71 per cent of data centres are not prepared for the increasing incidence of superstorms, flooding, lightning, drought and wildfires. Here’s why complacency is not an option. Read full information on external site

  • EdgeConneX acquires edge data center in Warsaw Poland - www.financial-news.co.uk 2018-11-14

    EdgeConneX´s broad customer base of network, content and cloud service providers are looking for a better solution to support their localized and latency sensitive requirements for Central and Eastern Europe. Read full information on external site

  • Disaster Preparedness: Achieving Generator-UPS Harmony - www.drj.com 2018-11-14

    Disaster can strike at any time. Events such as hurricanes or floods can leave businesses with outages and other power-related issues that carry significant risks. Read full information on external site

  • Enlisting Machine Learning to Fight Data Center Outages - www.itprotoday.com 2018-11-14

    How companies old and new are integrating machine learning in data center management tools to improve data center availability. Read full information on external site

  • Data Centre Design and Build Is Evolving – Here’s Why - www.manufacturingtomorrow.com 2018-11-14

    With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Read full information on external site

  • Enlisting Machine Learning to Fight Data Center Outages - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-11-13

    How companies old and new are integrating machine learning in data center management tools to improve data center availability. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC : AGM - CEO's Address - www.marketscreener.com 2018-11-13

    This is my 8th AGM and it's wonderful to look back and reflect on our journey of building NEXTDC into the extraordinary company that it is today. Read full information on external site

  • Schneider focuses on prefabricated modular data centres - www.channelpostmea.com 2018-11-12

    Schneider Electric with a focus on prefabricated modular data centre market recently expanded its portfolio of power solutions and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready reviewed designs for the growing data centre industry, especially among cloud and service providers for a faster and easier way to deploy power. Read full information on external site

  • How Machine Learning Is Used to Manage Data Center Power Today - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-11-12

    Here’s how solutions already on the market today are using ML to improve data center uptime and efficiency. Read full information on external site

  • Data centre design and build is evolving – here’s why: - electronicsmaker.com 2018-11-12

    With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Read full information on external site

  • Schneider: Expanded power portfolio and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready designs - datacentrereview.com 2018-11-12

    With strong growth in prefabricated modular data Centres, Schneider Electric has expanded its portfolio of EcoStruxure Ready prefabricated modular power solutions and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready reviewed reference designs. Read full information on external site

  • Not Just for Google: ML-Assisted Data Center Cooling You Can Do Today - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-11-09

    Cooling management software that uses machine learning algorithms has been around for years. Here’s how and where it’s been used. Read full information on external site

  • Schneider Electric Extends Data Centre Management And Modular Build Offering - data-economy.com 2018-11-09

    Further support for IoT monitoring and the promise of easier power deployments are part of the latest package unveiled by the vendor. Read full information on external site

  • Can SD-WAN Help Overcome IT Skill Shortages? - www.enterpriseitnews.com.my 2018-11-08

    In a recent survey by Uptime Institute, one of the key findings showed that data center IT skill shortages will intensify as most operators continue to struggle with staffing issues. The primary driver cited is an aging worker pool and the overwhelming male makeup of this sector. Read full information on external site

  • Schneider Electric Launches Expanded Power Portfolio & Uptime Institute TIER-Ready Designs - www.datacentre.me 2018-11-08

    Schneider Electric announced at the DCD>London 2018 conference & exhibition this week that it has released an expanded portfolio of EcoStruxure™ Ready prefabricated modular power solutions and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready reviewed reference designs. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>London: Schneider launches power modules, Uptime pre-certified data center range - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-11-06

    Customers can buy a 90kW all-in-one data center ready for a Tier II badge, or 500kW modular facility with Tier III credentials Read full information on external site

  • Schneider Electric announces Uptime Institute TIER-ready designs - thestack.com 2018-11-06

    Schneider Electric has announced new EcoStruxure Ready prefabricated modular power solutions and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready reviewed reference designs Read full information on external site

  • Schneider reveals Uptime Institute-ready pre-fab data centres - datacentrenews.eu 2018-11-06

    Using the strong growth in prefabricated modular data centres to justify its investment, Schneider Electric has unveiled an expanded power portfolio and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready designs. Read full information on external site

  • Cloud Services Key to SME Survival in Nigeria – Coker - nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng 2018-11-05

    Ayotunde Coker is the managing director of Rack Centre a data centre operator; spoke to Chike Onwuegbuchi on the impact of cloud services to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) survival in Nigeria. Read full information on external site

  • High risk implementation planning for data centres - www.techsmart.co.za 2018-11-05

    Data centres are strategic business assets and they facilitate a company’s performance and the services they are able to provide their customers. Read full information on external site

  • EdgeConneX® Expands European Footprint with Acquisition of Edge Data Center in Warsaw Poland - www.globalbankingandfinance.com 2018-11-05

    EdgeConneX, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, today announces the acquisition of the Linxdatacenter facility in Warsaw, Poland. Read full information on external site

  • With Strong Growth in Prefabricated Modular Data Centres, Schneider Electric Introduces Expanded Power Portfolio and Uptime Institute TIER-Ready Designs - www.news9.com 2018-11-05

    Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. Read full information on external site

  • Data Centre Design And Build Is Evolving – Here’s Why - itedgenews.ng 2018-11-05

    With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Read full information on external site

  • Data centers: The future is software-defined - www.zdnet.com 2018-11-02

    There's plenty of demand for IT automation among enterprise tech decision-makers, but a lot of application and infrastructure modernisation is needed before digital transformation can really take off. Read full information on external site

  • When Disaster Strikes: In the Data Center, Defense Is the Best Offense - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-10-30

    While an average data center is making better use of its energy, it’s more likely to suffer an outage. Read full information on external site

  • Batelco Signs Deal To Build New Bahrain Data Centre With Huawei - data-economy.com 2018-10-30

    The company required more efficient cloud infrastructure for storing and managing data as part of the agreement, and Huawei was only too pleased to add to its rapidly growing business in the region. Read full information on external site

  • Helping WA Customers De-Risk Their Business And Futureproof Their IT - www.publicnow.com 2018-10-30

    5 years ago, I met with our CEO, Craig Scroggie whilst he was in Perth. Given NEXTDC had no data centre in Perth, I asked him what brought him to town. Read full information on external site

  • Rack Centre Now Positioned to Offer Cloud Computing Services – Coker - nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng 2018-10-29

    Ayotunde Coker is the managing director of Rack Centre a data centre operator; he spoke to Nigeria CommunicationsWeek on the recent expansion of Rack Centre facility which enables it to offer commercial cloud computing services in Africa. Read full information on external site

  • Research advances data center liquid cooling tech - searchdatacenter.techtarget.com 2018-10-26

    You might want to investigate alternatives to water and fans to keep your data center cool. Read full information on external site

  • Rackspace launches disaster recovery as a service program - www.networkworld.com 2018-10-26

    Rackspace's fully managed disaster recovery service promises improved business continuity for on-premises, colocation, and multi-cloud environments. Read full information on external site

  • Batelco, Huawei sign partnership agreement - www.tradearabia.com 2018-10-25

    Bahrain's leading telecom services operator Batelco has signed up Huawei to build an uptime institute certified tier III data centre for the company. Read full information on external site

  • Batelco and Huawei sign partnership agreement - www.zawya.com 2018-10-24

    Huawei to Build Uptime Institute Certified Tier III Data Centre for Batelco Read full information on external site

  • Data centre design and build is evolving - www.koreaittimes.com 2018-10-24

    With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure’s eCentre for TigoUne in Colombia announced as finalist for DCD Latin America Award - news.cision.com 2018-10-23

    Flexenclosure’s eCentre data centre, built for TigoUne in Colombia, has been named as a finalist in the 2018 Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) Latin America awards. Read full information on external site

  • Data centre design and build is evolving - www.globalsecuritymag.com 2018-10-23

    With new data centre capacity needed at an ever-accelerating pace, rushing the delivery of a new facility significantly increases risk. Read full information on external site

  • MDXI flexes muscle in West Africa's cloud services space - www.itwebafrica.com 2018-10-23

    Full-scale datacentre provider MDXI has attained Gold Data Centre certification from Microsoft, which, according to MainOne, is the highest partnership level with Microsoft in datacentre competencies and "the pinnacle for cloud productivity in Microsoft's Partner Network program". Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Enterprise to highlight Digital Transformation - www.ciol.com 2018-10-19

    DCD>Enterprise|Mumbai event will be held on 25th October 2018 at St. Regis, Mumbai. More than 400+ decision makers from an array of industries such as BFSI, hospitality, entertainment &leisure, healthcare, medical, pharma &biotech, transportation &distribution, have registered to attend. Read full information on external site

  • OnX gets Tier III certification for Nova Scotia facility - www.financial-news.co.uk 2018-10-19

    OnX, which provides transformative IT solutions to enterprise and midmarket clients in all industries across Canada, has received the Uptime Institute´s Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) for its new data center facility located in Nova Scotia, the company said. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute issues a weather warning for data centers - www.networkworld.com 2018-10-18

    The number of severe weather incidents is expected to increase, yet most data centers don't have plans to ensure uptime should an event hit, an Uptime Institute study finds. Read full information on external site

  • Green Mountain selects Schneider Electric prefabricated data centre modules to double its Norway co-location capacity - www.itrportal.com 2018-10-18

    Green Mountain AS has awarded Schneider Electric a significant order to deliver data centre infrastructure to support increased capacity at its two Norwegian sites in Telemark and Stavanger. Read full information on external site

  • Green Mountain doubles its Norway colocation capacity with Schneider - datacentrereview.com 2018-10-17

    Green Mountain AS has awarded Schneider Electric a significant order to deliver data centre infrastructure to support increased capacity at its two Norwegian sites in Telemark and Stavanger. Read full information on external site

  • Web Werks Is Now a SAP Certified Provider of Infrastructure - digitalconqurer.com 2018-10-17

    India’s largest hosting service provider Web Werks announces the achievement of SAP certification in Infrastructure Operations. Read full information on external site

  • Data Centre Operators Ignoring The Risks From Climate Change Says Uptime Institute - data-economy.com 2018-10-16

    As US president Trump observes that climate change “is not a hoax” and that “something is happening”, the data centre industry is failing to prepare for adverse events caused by climate change, according to the IT infrastructure certification body. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC helping WA customers de-risk their business and futureproof their IT - www.businessnews.com.au 2018-10-16

    Five years ago, prior to joining NEXTDC, I met with the company’s CEO, Craig Scroggie whilst he was in Perth. Given NEXTDC had no data centre in Perth, I asked him what brought him to town. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Rings Climate Change Warning Bell for Data Center Operators - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-10-15

    Increased frequency of natural disasters means higher risk of downtime, but most operators aren’t ready. Read full information on external site

  • Is India Inc. ready for future storage demands? - www.enterpriseitworld.com 2018-10-15

    Boasting half a billion internet consumers, India is perhaps the sought after market in the world, already generating massive volumes of data for global businesses. Read full information on external site

  • Sberbank data centre gets Tier-III certificate for 2 of its 5 modules - www.telecompaper.com 2018-10-12

    Data centre Skolkovo of Russian bank Sberbank has received a Tier-III certificate from Uptime Institute for two of its modules, reports Tdaily.ru. Read full information on external site

  • OnX Awarded Tier III Certification of Newly Constructed Nova Scotia Facility - business.financialpost.com 2018-10-10

    OnX, which provides transformative IT solutions to enterprise and midmarket clients in all industries across Canada, has received the Uptime Institute’s Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) for its new data center facility located in Nova Scotia. Read full information on external site

  • OnX Awarded Tier III Certification of Newly Constructed Nova Scotia Facility - www.globalbankingandfinance.com 2018-10-10

    OnX, which provides transformative IT solutions to enterprise and midmarket clients in all industries across Canada, has received the Uptime Institutes Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) for its new data center facility located in Nova Scotia. Read full information on external site

  • EcoXpert™ partnership delivers a state-of-the-art smart building - blog.schneider-electric.com 2018-10-10

    Managing a data center’s environment, security, and power is vital to operations. Read full information on external site

  • Web Werks Wins The Data Center Service Provider Of The Year Award At 2nd BFSI Cloud & Security Summit - www.hostreview.com 2018-10-10

    Web Werks the leading data center hosting provider in India wins the ‘Data Center Service Provider of the Year’ award at 2nd BFSI Cloud & Security Summit on 22nd February 2018 in Mumbai. Elects Technomedia Pvt. Ltd organized “BFSI Innovative Technology Awards – 2018”. Read full information on external site

  • Why Uganda Needs A Private Data Centre - www.busiweek.com 2018-10-05

    Raxio Data Centre Ltd is building and will subsequently operate Uganda’s first enterprise-grade, Tier 3 carrier neutral Data Centre facility. Read full information on external site

  • Infomart’s New CRO, Ty Miller, Enriches Company Growth - telecomnewsroom.com 2018-10-04

    As an award-winning industry leader in building, owning and operating highly efficient, cost-effective wholesale data centers, Infomart Data Centers displays unparalleled performance, flexibility and sustainability. Read full information on external site

  • Nigeria:Nigeria Records 80 Percent Compliance Level On Local Data Hosting - uncova.com 2018-10-04

    The efforts of the federal government to demystify business process and boost local content development through the Executive Orders 5 and 6, are beginning to yield positive results. Read full information on external site

  • Web Werks Offers High-speed Content Delivery Network - www.hostreview.com 2018-10-02

    Web Werks, the best web hosting provider in India offers a few upgrades to their Content Delivery Network services delineated to enhance website performance and responsiveness while bringing down bandwidth cost. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC : Obsessed with the details so our customers business is always available - www.marketscreener.com 2018-10-02

    By Brett Ridley, Head of Central Operations and Facility Management - As published on the Uptime Institute Blog Read full information on external site

  • Obsessed with the details so our customers business is always available - www.myheadlinez.com 2018-10-02

    As published on the Uptime Institute Blog Data centres provide much of the connectivity and raw computing power that drives the connected economy. Read full information on external site

  • NNIT gets gold medal in operation - www.computerworld.dk 2018-10-01

    "We are the only supplier in Denmark with a complete certification of all our data centers" Read full information on external site

  • Why are data centre outages on the increase? - missioncriticalpower.uk 2018-09-28

    Incidences of IT downtime or severe service degradation have increased in the past year, an Uptime Institute survey of operators and IT practitioners reveals. Read full information on external site

  • Web Werks Optimizes Data Center Economics With Its New Servers - www.hostreview.com 2018-09-28

    2017 was a big year for NEXTDC. With customer demand for data centre space continuing to grow, the first-generation facilities in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne were rapidly reaching capacity. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC : Comlinx and NEXTDC join forces on Data Centre Interconnect - www.marketscreener.com 2018-09-27

    2017 was a big year for NEXTDC. With customer demand for data centre space continuing to grow, the first-generation facilities in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne were rapidly reaching capacity. Read full information on external site

  • Datacenter Demise? It’s Just A Flesh Wound! - it-tna.com 2018-09-27

    Earlier this year research giant Gartner made the somewhat controversial claim that the data center is dead. Read full information on external site

  • Most advanced data centre set for test run - www.thedailystar.net 2018-09-26

    A test run of Bangladesh's first Tier 4 national data centre, comprising the most advanced technology in use around the world, will begin in the first week of October as part of the government's move to boost the country's data storage capacity. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC named as data centre ‘champion’ in Frost & Sullivan’s Frost IQ Matrix - itwire.com 2018-09-26

    Listed Australian data centre provider NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) has been named a data centre ‘champion’ in analyst firm Frost & Sullivan’s Frost IQ Matrix in the 2018 Australia Data Centre Providers report. Read full information on external site

  • Top energy conference in Melbourne next week - www.ecdonline.com.au 2018-09-26

    Australia’s most comprehensive clean and renewable energy event, All-Energy Australia, returns to Melbourne next week. Read full information on external site

  • Data Exchange makes the Uptime Institute Tier Certification cut - itbrief.com.au 2018-09-25

    Big or small, it’s the same conditions for all with the Uptime Institute Tier system. Read full information on external site

  • Web Werks Is Now An SAP Certified Provider Of Hosting Services - www.hostreview.com 2018-09-25

    India’s largest data center service provider today announced that it is now one of the only SAP-certified providers of hosting services in India. Read full information on external site

  • Vietnam newspapers report 'considerable impact' from data center’s failure - e.vnexpress.net 2018-09-25

    Some online newspapers in Vietnam said power disconnection at a data center on Sunday caused big losses in their readership. Read full information on external site

  • Industrialising the rollout of edge data centres - thestack.com 2018-09-24

    David King, CEO, Flexenclosure, looks at how industrialising the prefabrication of new data centres is the way of the future Read full information on external site

  • Data Exchange Network achieves Uptime certification - www.arnnet.com.au 2018-09-24

    On course to achieve Tier-IV certification Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC named as data centre ‘champion’ in Frost & Sullivan’s Frost IQ Matrix - www.itwire.com 2018-09-24

    Listed Australian data centre provider NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) has been named a data centre ‘champion’ in analyst firm Frost & Sullivan’s Frost IQ Matrix in the 2018 Australia Data Centre Providers report. Read full information on external site

  • Russian telco MTS spends $130m on data center in Moscow - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-09-24

    Buys one of the country’s largest cloud and colocation facilities with 20MW of power capacity Read full information on external site

  • Demand for data centres continues to grow - africabusinesscommunities.com 2018-09-21

    Cloud infrastructure and data centres are purported to penetrate many growing African markets in 2018. Read full information on external site

  • MTS Buys $100m Data Centre In Moscow To Expand Cloud Offering - data-economy.com 2018-09-21

    The Russian company has taken its total of data centres in large Russian cities to ten, just after Yandex recently launched its own public cloud offering in the country. Read full information on external site

  • Fertilizer shortage and the ripple effects - africabusinesscommunities.com 2018-09-21

    Mergers, expansions, partnerships, taxation controversy and delays at major installations have dominated Kenya’s headlines this week. Read full information on external site

  • Safaricom listed as an elite data centre by Uptime Institute - www.standardmedia.co.ke 2018-09-19

    Kenya’s biggest Telco, Safaricom has been given a Tier III certification as the best telecommunications company in terms of data service performance and efficiency. Read full information on external site

  • Data Exchange Network meets stringent industry standard for data centre modular solutions - www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk 2018-09-19

    Tier-Ready III is the Uptime Institute’s second highest possible tier rating to consistently evaluate individual data centre performance. Read full information on external site

  • Kenya: Safaricom Thika Data Centre Gets Design Certification From U.S. IT Firm - allafrica.com 2018-09-19

    Safaricom has received Tier III Design Certification from Uptime Institute for the Thika Data Center, joining data centers in the world to be certified by the data center certification organisation. Read full information on external site

  • Safaricom's Thika data centre attains Tier III design certification from Uptime Institute - www.telecompaper.com 2018-09-19

    Safaricom has received Tier III Design Certification from Uptime Institute for the Thika Data Centre, after a forensic assessment of all aspects of its design. Read full information on external site

  • Government of Canada opens new, state-of-the-art enterprise data centre - markets.businessinsider.com 2018-09-18

    Canadians expect modern, reliable and secure online Government of Canada services. Shared Services Canada (SSC), Defence Construction Canada (DCC) and the Department of National Defence (DND) are proud to officially open a new enterprise data centre (EDC) in Borden, Ontario. Read full information on external site

  • Irideos receives Tier IV certification for Rome data centre - www.telecompaper.com 2018-09-18

    Irideos, the new ICT company launched by Italian infrastructure fund F2i and pan-European equity fund Marguerite, has announced that its Rome data centre has received Tier IV Certification from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Safaricom Thika data centre gets design certification from US IT firm - www.capitalfm.co.ke 2018-09-18

    The certification was achieved after a forensic assessment of all aspects of Safaricom Data Center design by Uptime Institute experts’ team. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne and Minkels Announce Expansion of West Africa’s Largest Tier III+ Data Centre Company (MDXi) - connect-world.com 2018-09-17

    Leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider in West Africa, MainOne, constructed West Africa’s largest Tier III+ Data centre company (MDXi) in 2015. Read full information on external site

  • Sysnet Global Enters into Strategic Partnership With Pi DATACENTERS - digitalterminal.in 2018-09-14

    Sysnet Global, the New Delhi headquartered, IT Infrastructure Management Services major with close to three decades into the industry, having pan India presence, has announced its strategic partnership with Pi DATACENTERS, Asia’s Largest Uptime Institute TIER IV Certified Data Center and Enterprise Cloud Provider, headquartered at Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. Read full information on external site

  • Flexential nearly doubles data center size with $32m expansion - datacenternews.asia 2018-09-13

    A project set to benefit nations around the world has reached completion. Read full information on external site

  • IXcellerate Moscow One data centre gets Tier III level evaluation - www.telecompaper.com 2018-09-13

    Russian hosting services provider IXcellerate has received the Tier III level evaluation in the design category from Uptime Institute for its IXcellerate Moscow One data centre. Read full information on external site

  • 19th CIO&Leader Conference: The Age Of The Practical CIO - www.cioandleader.com 2018-09-13

    The 19th annual CIO&Leader Conference was an ideas powerhouse with key learnings and takeaways for all participants Read full information on external site

  • Khazna receives Uptime Institute design certification for Abu Dhabi, Dubai facilities - www.telecompaper.com 2018-09-13

    Khazna Data Center, a dedicated commercial wholesale data centre provider in the UAE, has received the Tier III Certification of Design Documents (TCDD) from the Uptime Institute for its facilities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Read full information on external site

  • Azure outage spotlights cloud infrastructure choices - searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com 2018-09-12

    One difference in Microsoft's cloud infrastructure design may have contributed to the extended outage this week in an Azure region that hit a large number of customers. Read full information on external site

  • Flexential Sees Wholesale Opportunity in Portland and Beyond - datacenterfrontier.com 2018-09-12

    A look at a 90,000 square foot data hall being prepared at the Flexential Brookwood data center near Portland. Read full information on external site

  • Khazna acquires Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certification - www.zawya.com 2018-09-12

    UAE-based data center provider receives award for both facilities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Read full information on external site

  • Sysnet Global partners with Pi Datacenters to boost Cloud First Strategy - www.enterpriseitworld.com 2018-09-12

    Sysnet Global has entered into a strategic partnership with Pi DATACENTERS, Asia’s Largest Uptime Institute TIER IV Certified Data Center and Enterprise Cloud Provider, headquartered at Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. Read full information on external site

  • What we can learn from data centre projects in emerging markets - thestack.com 2018-09-11

    Availability, resilience, reliability, and redundancy are all key challenges for the modern-day data centre manager. Read full information on external site

  • Sysnet Global Ties Up With Pi DATACENTERS To Boost Its 'Cloud First' Strategy - www.itnext.in 2018-09-11

    Expert silos and manual methods are on their way out, as scale and software-defined networking demand ever more team integration and automation. Read full information on external site

  • How DevOps Gained a Foothold in the Data Center Network - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-09-11

    Expert silos and manual methods are on their way out, as scale and software-defined networking demand ever more team integration and automation. Read full information on external site

  • Sysnet Global inks strategic partnership with Pi DATACENTERS - www.varindia.com 2018-09-11

    With real-time data taking the center stage in today’s global economy, secured data hosting and high availability are an unsaid mandate. Read full information on external site

  • DCIM Software: What’s Driving User Satisfaction in 2018? - datacenterfrontier.com 2018-09-07

    Due to modernizing data center environments and advancements in the data center software itself, today’s DCIM software is a significant improvement over the data center tools of even just a few years back. Read full information on external site

  • GPX India wins TelecomLead Innovation Leaders 2018 Award - www.telecomlead.com 2018-09-07

    GPX has 4 IXes which is critical for growth of India’s internet traffic and enable the content to reach eyeballs efficiently. Read full information on external site

  • Popular hybrid data centers falling short on energy efficiency - www.ciodive.com 2018-09-06

    The limitations of PUE are known because the metric doesn't factor an IT department's efficiency or network equipment. Read full information on external site

  • Getting on with Digital Transformation: Three Steps to Making Strategic Technology Choices - www.circleid.com 2018-09-06

    In a recently published Uptime Institute Survey, Uptime Institute found that organizations operating data centers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit professionals skilled in security, networking, and hybrid technologies. Read full information on external site

  • C Spire Bolsters Network to Maintain Service as Storm Gordon Strengthens into Hurricane - telecomdrive.com 2018-09-05

    C Spire is bolstering its network resources and mobilizing employees to respond to Tropical Storm Gordon, which is expected to make landfall along the Mississippi Gulf Coast tonight as the season’s first Category hurricane. Read full information on external site

  • Hybrid IoT deployments give customers flexibility of choice - internetofthingsagenda.techtarget.com 2018-09-05

    Today’s public cloud offerings have helped many companies deploy their products faster and reduce their own data center infrastructure and capital expenses. Read full information on external site

  • Better energy efficiency but more power outages — are data centers coping with today’s challenges? - fmlink.com 2018-09-04

    Data center standard provider Uptime Institute recently announced the findings of its eighth annual Data Center Survey, which examines key trends and developments shaping today’s information technology (IT) infrastructure industry. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne, Minkels plan more data centers in West Africa - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-09-04

    To improve access to technology in the region. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne, Minkels Announce Expansion of West Africa’s Largest Tier III+ Data Centre Company (MDXi) - www.biztechafrica.com 2018-09-04

    Leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider in West Africa, MainOne, constructed West Africa’s largest Tier III+ Data centre company (MDXi) in 2015. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne to expand in West Africa - www.telecompaper.com 2018-09-04

    MainOne has announced plans to expand its data centre business, MDXi, into new territories across West Africa. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne and Minkels announce expansion of West Africa’s full scale data centre - www.itnewsafrica.com 2018-09-04

    Connectivity and data centre solutions provider in West Africa, MainOne, and data centre supplier Minkels announced the second phase of the MDXi project. Read full information on external site

  • Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Month: August 2018 - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-09-04

    Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge in August. Read full information on external site

  • Booming demand for world-class data centre infrastructure pushes NEXTDC revenue up 31% and expands its Partner Ecosystem to over 470 technology partners - www.cmo.com.au 2018-09-04

    Subsequent to 30 June 2018, the Company raised $300 million in the form of Notes IV, bringing its pro-forma cash and term deposits balance to $718 million. Read full information on external site

  • Preparing for the Future of Blockchain - www.datacenterknowledge.com 2018-08-30

    A digital twin should capture the data center in its entirety – including IT assets, racks, power networks and cooling distribution – and enable users to test what-if scenarios. Read full information on external site

  • MacTel announces government cloud expansion - www.zdnet.com 2018-08-30

    Macquarie Telecom has announced datacentre capacity expansions, as well as government cloud and cybersecurity growth to the tune of an additional AU$1.5 million in opex. Read full information on external site

  • EPIQ announces new Swiss data centre - thestack.com 2018-08-30

    EPIQ, the global legal services corporation, has announced the opening of a new data center in Zurich, Switzerland. Read full information on external site

  • Facebook hits its green energy goal for data centers a year ahead of schedule - siliconangle.com 2018-08-29

    Embattled social media giant Facebook Inc. finally has some positive news to report. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC leads data centre operations in Southern Hemisphere - cso.com.au 2018-08-29

    NEXTDC, Australia’s leading Data Centre-as-a-Service provider, has become the first data centre operator in the Southern Hemisphere to achieve Tier IV Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability by Uptime Institute, recognising the company’s world leading operations and setting new standards for the technology industry. Read full information on external site

  • NextDC Brisbane data centre scores tier IV Gold certification - itwire.com 2018-08-28

    Data centre operator NextDC’s B2 Brisbane data centre has received Tier IV Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability from Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Epiq Announces Continued Expansion in Switzerland - stockguru.com 2018-08-28

    Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today announced the continued growth of its global operations with the opening of a new data centre in Switzerland. Read full information on external site

  • NextDC B2 data centre receives Tier IV Gold Certification - telecompaper.com 2018-08-28

    Australia’s data centre-as-a-service provider NextDC has announced it has achieved Tier IV Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability by Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • One Day Seminar on Backup Power For Mission Critical and Data Center - myiem.org.my 2018-08-28

    Data centers are becoming a significant energy consumer, serving workload, cooling and supporting infrastructure represents large loads for the grid. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute: Data centers are becoming more efficient, less reliable - datacenterdynamics.com 2018-08-27

    Survey shows average PUE at a record low, but the rate of outages is increasing Read full information on external site

  • Uptime’s outage data: Logical spaghetti, simple message - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-08-24

    Equipment, expertise, and management are so much more advanced than they were five or 10 years ago. How could failures possibly be more common? Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Australia: Where do you see your data in five years? 2018-08-22

    Industry leaders to discuss living between on-prem, colo and cloud at DCD>Australia on August 23-24 at ICC Sydney Read full information on external site

  • One CIO Details her Organization’s “Journey from the Basement” to Modernize its IT Strategy 2018-08-22

    Hybrid IT is increasingly the norm, creating technology, organizational, and management complexity, according a research report Read full information on external site

  • Data center power efficiency increases, but so do power outages 2018-08-21

    An Uptime Institute survey finds the power usage effectiveness of data centers is better than ever. However, power outages have increased significantly. Read full information on external site

  • Achieving Efficient IT in a Hybrid World 2018-08-21

    In today’s mixed environment of on-premises and cloud solutions, energy and power management play a big role in quality, reliability, and optimized asset utilization. Read full information on external site

  • Why are datacenters so severe and vulnerable to outages? – Uptime Institute survey 2018-08-20

    Despite the significant efficiency gains in last few years, the data center industry is seeing growth in rate and severity of datacenter outages, according to Uptime Institute Global Data Center Survey. The enterprises are looking for new ways to boost their resiliency. Read full information on external site

  • It’s Time to Upgrade Data Center Safety 2018-08-20

    In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Phillip Sandino, Vice President of Data Center Operations at RagingWire Data Centers, examines how data center operators can better protect employees and clients from the hazards of electrical equipment and ensure data center safety. Read full information on external site

  • McKinstry: Denver International Airport Data Center 2018-08-17

    The Denver International Airport (DEN) Data Center is the first true design-build project at DEN. As such, third-party commissioning played a critical role in achieving the facility's demanding specifications and technical standards. Read full information on external site

  • Midxi Committed to Bring Digital Transformation across Africa 2018-08-16

    MDXi, a dominant data centre startup in West Africa has highlighted the need for edge data centres to help consumers in Africa enjoy great online experiences with significantly less latency and reducing the cost of transit. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Hyperscale Beijing: exploring China’s hyperscale future 2018-08-16

    Industry leaders explore the future of China’s hyperscale data centers on December 6 in Beijing Read full information on external site

  • Integration: The heart of a mature DCIM implementation 2018-08-16

    Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is simple in theory. Read full information on external site

  • DCIM Gains IT Buy-In With Swift, Budget-Friendly Benefits 2018-08-15

    The vast majority of organizations are deploying data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions—and are seeing “significant” benefits within the first year, according to a recent survey from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Data center power efficiency increases, but so do power outages - www.networkworld.com 2018-08-15

    An Uptime Institute survey finds the power usage effectiveness of data centers is better than ever. However, power outages have increased significantly. Read full information on external site

  • How to Pick a Cloud Hosting Provider 2018-08-14

    Other than picking the right people for your firm, selecting a cloud hosting provider is one of the single most important decisions your firm will make. Read full information on external site

  • When disaster strikes 2018-08-13

    Kevin Heslin of Uptime Institute identifies disaster recovery best practices for data centres Read full information on external site

  • So, You Want to Go Liquid – Here’s What Awaits Your Data Center Team 2018-08-10

    Yes, in some cases you’ll need gloves and aprons, but once you get some practice with liquid, it may provide a more comfortable working environment. Read full information on external site

  • Upgrade - Vertiv SmartAisle receives TIER IV-Ready Certification from Uptime Institute in Asia 2018-08-10

    Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, announced that its SmartAisle solution was granted a TIER IV-Ready Certification by the Uptime Institute in Asia, the first in the company’s portfolio of IT and edge infrastructure solutions in the region to achieve this distinction. A TIER IV-Ready certification is the highest certification, signifying maximum reliability and efficiency of the solution. Read full information on external site

  • ITPro Today - Uptime's Data Center Survey Shows Increased Downtime and More Efficient Power Use 2018-08-10

    Uptime Institute has issued its eighth annual Global Data Center Survey report • Expensive downtime was up in this years survey • Gains were found in energy efficiency and server density Read full information on external site

  • Data center operators are in the midst of 'perfect storm' 2018-08-09

    Sara Barker SARA BARKER AUGUST 09, 2018 The Uptime Institute’s eighth annual Data Center Survey has found that operators are making headway into lowering energy waste, but they are also facing new challenges ahead. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime's Data Center Survey Shows Increased Downtime and More Efficient Power Use 2018-08-09

    Tuesday's release of the Global Data Center Survey report from Uptime Institute offers something of an inside view of the data center business. Read full information on external site

  • Vertiv SmartAisle receives TIER IV-Ready Certification from Uptime Institute in Asia 2018-08-09

    Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has announced that its SmartAisle solution was granted a TIER IV-Ready Certification by the Uptime Institute in Asia, the first in the company’s portfolio of IT and edge infrastructure solutions in the region to achieve this distinction. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute awards Vertiv solution TIER IV-ready certification 2018-08-09

    Asia’s Uptime Institite has awarded Vertiv’s SmartAisle Solution a TIER IV-ready certification this week. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Surveys Data Centers Around The Globe 2018-08-09

    The results of this 8th annual survey examines how operators are grappling with new challenges, including the business case and cost of hybrid IT approaches. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute: Data centers sacrifice reliability for efficiency - www.datacenterdynamics.com 2018-08-08

    Survey shows average PUE at a record low, but the rate of outages is increasing Read full information on external site

  • Data center operators battle to contain increasing frequency of outages 2018-08-08

    As the frequency and severity of data center outages increases, enterprises are searching for new ways to boost their resiliency, according to a new industry survey by the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Data centres need to address the rise of complex digital infrastructure 2018-08-08

    Despite progress with efficiency gains, the rate of outages remains high as operators struggle with change and complexity. Read full information on external site

  • Datacenter Outages on the Rise 2018-08-07

    Datacenter operators are looking for new ways to ensure IT resiliency as the frequency and severity of datacenter outages increases along with technology complexity and more demanding workloads, an industry survey finds. Read full information on external site

  • DataBank Opens its 3rd Dallas Data Center 2018-08-07

    The 145,000-square-foot facility is connected via a private network to the company's two other Dallas facilities, allowing tenants to access more than 100 carriers. Read full information on external site

  • 2N versus hybrid resilience 2018-08-07

    It has been said that the cloud will make reliable data centers unnecessary. The truth is, the cloud is revealing deep issues with our legacy IT Read full information on external site

  • Frequency and severity of datacentre outages on the rise, Uptime Institute research suggests 2018-08-07

    The Uptime Institute’s eighth annual datacentre survey reveals operators across the world are suffering more outages, as the complexity of the environments they manage continues to grow Read full information on external site

  • Vertiv SmartAisle™ receives TIER IV-Ready Certification from Uptime Institute in Asia 2018-08-07

    Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, yesterday announced that its SmartAisle™ solution was granted a TIER IV-Ready Certification by the Uptime Institute in Asia, the first in the company’s portfolio of IT and edge infrastructure solutions in the region to achieve this distinction. Read full information on external site

  • Macquarie Telecom to expand Macquarie Park datacentre campus 2018-08-07

    Macquarie Telecom is expanding its Macquarie Park datacentre campus from 10 megawatts of IT load to 43MW. Read full information on external site

  • Macquarie Telecom expanding data centre campus 2018-08-07

    Telecommunications and data centre provider Macquarie Telecom has announced the expansion of its existing Macquarie Park Intellicentre to a 43MW campus as part of its ongoing data centre consolidation and development. Read full information on external site

  • MacTel announces AU$85m Macquarie Park datacentre expansion 2018-08-07

    Macquarie Telecom has said it will be expanding its Macquarie Park Intellicentre in a staged process, with the first part to cost between AU$75 million and AU$85 million in capex during 2019. Read full information on external site

  • TM Data Centres Recognised As Best In Asia 2018-08-06

    At the recently concluded Telecom Asia Awards in Singapore where prominent telecommunications company annually gather, Malaysia’s TM One the enterprise arm of Telekom Malaysia walked away with a much envied award. Read full information on external site

  • MDXi joins data centre leaders to discuss digital transformation 2018-08-06

    MDX has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. Read full information on external site

  • Africa: MDXI Harps On Africa's Digital Transformation 2018-08-06

    One of West Africa's leading data centre company, MDXi has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. Read full information on external site

  • Edge Datacentres Will Increase Internet Traffic Across Africa-MDXi 2018-08-01

    West Africa’s leading datacentre company, MDXi, has challenged the continent’s leading content and application providers to take advantage of the growing edge data centre ecosystem to exchange traffic on the continent. Read full information on external site

  • Nigeria Communiction Week - MDXi Joins Data Centre Leaders, Uptime Institute to Discuss Africa’s Digital Transformation 2018-08-01

    MDXi, West Africa’s leading data centre company, has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. Read full information on external site

  • inAfrica24 - MDXi joins Data Centre leaders and Uptime Institute to discuss Africa’s digital transformation 2018-08-01

    West Africa’s leading data centre company, MDXi (www.MDX-I.com) has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. Read full information on external site

  • MDXi joins Data Centre leaders and Uptime Institute to discuss Africa’s digital transformation 2018-07-31

    West Africa’s leading data centre company, MDXi (www.MDX-I.com) has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure wins another APAC customer for its instant data center 2018-07-30

    The prefabricated data center revolution continues its rise with Flexenclosure’s latest announcement that it has signed another deal in Australia. Read full information on external site

  • saving - Flexenclosure to deliver its flagship eCentre solution to second customer in Australia 2018-07-30

    Flexenclosure to deliver its flagship eCentre solution to second customer in Australia Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure to deliver its flagship eCentre solution to second customer in Australia 2018-07-30

    Designer and manufacturer of prefabricated data centres and telecom site power systems Flexenclosure, has received a new Australian order for its eCentre data centre solution. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure wins Australian eCentre contract 2018-07-30

    Prefabricated data centre provider Flexenclosure said it will supply its eCentre product to a second customer in Australia, after it won a contract from Virtutel in December. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure to deliver eCentre solution to second customer in Australia 2018-07-30

    Flexenclosure will deliver the Uptime Institute Tier Certified facility as a full turnkey project, with off-site construction beginning immediately at Flexenclosure’s manufacturing plant in Sweden. Read full information on external site

  • Pi DATACENTERS implements data center encryption with new partnership 2018-07-26

    Pi DATACENTERS has announced a partnership with Ziroh Labs. Read full information on external site

  • Five Reasons Data Center Liquid Cooling Is on the Rise 2018-07-24

    Liquid cooling is poised to make its way into more data centers. Read full information on external site

  • Pi DATACENTERS launches Asia's Largest Uptime Institute TIER IV Certified Data Center - 'Pi Amaravati' 2018-07-24

    Pi DATACENTERS, India, the enterprise class Datacenter and Cloud service provider, has today launched “Pi Amaravati” - Asia’s Largest Uptime Institute TIER IV Certified Data Center at Amaravati, Vijayawada, the capital of newly reorganized state of Andhra Pradesh. Read full information on external site

  • Alleviate Datacenter Challenges with Digital Disruption 2018-07-24

    Organizations increasingly depend on their IT infrastructure to support mission-critical activities. Read full information on external site

  • DCIM-rescue to key challenges in data center management 2018-07-24

    The worldwide trend for consolidation and construction of huge data centers has been basically driven by economy-of-scale benefits. Read full information on external site

  • Etix Everywhere, Compunet are set to build Tier IV data center in Colombia 2018-07-20

    The facility in Cali will house 240 racks Read full information on external site

  • Virtus opens London’s largest colocation campus 2018-07-19

    Stockley Park offers 40MW of power capacity– and is closer to the city than Slough Read full information on external site

  • VIRTUS opens London's biggest data centre 2018-07-19

    The firm's Stockley Park campus will soon deliver 115MW of IT capacity to the UK's capital. Read full information on external site

  • The World News - Why FG Must Enforce Data Domiciliation Regulations–Adegbiji 2018-07-18

    Gbenga Adegbiji is the general manager of MDXI Data Centres. In this Interview, he speaks with ONYEANUNA ONYEDIKACHI on the company’s new Tier III Constructed Facility Certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute and related issues. Read full information on external site

  • Attend DCD London To Explore European IT Infrastructure 2018-07-18

    Are you curious to make your presence in the field of IT infrastructure that supports transformation in cloud, IoT, Smart Cities and across the Zettabyte economy? Well, DCD has got the best solution for it. DCD brings you the next IT event 'DCD London' to explore the IT infrastructure in EU data centres. Read full information on external site

  • Why FG Must Enforce Data Domiciliation Regulations–Adegbiji 2018-07-18

    Gbenga Adegbiji is the general manager of MDXI Data Centres. In this Interview, he speaks with ONYEANUNA ONYEDIKACHI on the company’s new Tier III Constructed Facility Certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute and related issues. Read full information on external site

  • Data Center Power Poised To Rise 2018-07-18

    Shift to cloud model has kept power consumption in check, but that benefit may have run its course. Read full information on external site

  • Virtus opens Stockley Park campus, near London 2018-07-18

    UK data centre provider Virtus Data Centres has opened its new Stockley Park campus, near London, and said its first pre-let customer will very soon be live. Read full information on external site

  • London’s largest data centre campus goes live 2018-07-18

    VIRTUS Data Centre Campus at Stockley Park will meet the need for hyper efficient, well connected, flexible and scalable space. Read full information on external site

  • Join Senator John Albers, Intel Corporation, CBRE, INAP, Winthrop Resources, T5 Data Centers & More at CAPRE Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit 2018-07-17

    CAPRE, organizer of The Third Annual Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit, has confirmed high-level expert speakers in advance of the popular conference on August 21. Read full information on external site

  • Pi DATACENTERS Is Poised To Be The Digital Transformation Partner For Enterprises 2018-07-16

    As a datacenter and cloud service provider, we operate in a $2.2 billion space, where the transformation is driven by the market dynamics and market sustenance for the enterprises. Read full information on external site

  • China Mobile launches Singapore data center 2018-07-06

    The mainland giant is expanding across the region Read full information on external site

  • Data Center Management as a Service Promises to Be Disruptive 2018-07-06

    The next phase in data center management is data center-management as-a-service, or DMaaS, according to some industry experts. Read full information on external site

  • MDXI achieves TCCF, now most certified data center in Nigeria 2018-07-06

    Mainone’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • MDXI bags Uptime Institute’s certification 2018-07-05

    MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI, has received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne’s MDXI Obtains Tier III Constructed Facility Certification 2018-07-05

    This TCCF certification is awarded by the Uptime Institute as a performance-based evaluation of a data centre’s concurrently maintainable site infrastructure. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne’s MDXI Becomes Most Certified Data Center in Nigeria, Achieves TCCF 2018-07-03

    MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure receives two new orders for eCentre in South America 2018-07-02

    Prefabricated data centre specialist Flexenclosure has received two new orders for eCentre data centres in Nicaragua and Honduras, following recent projects in Paraguay, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne’s MDXI becomes most certified Data Center in Nigeria 2018-07-02

    MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure to build two new data centres in Nicaragua and Honduras 2018-07-02

    Sweden-based prefabricated data centre provider Flexenclosure has received two new orders to build data centres from unnamed customers in Nicaragua and Honduras. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne’s MDXI achieves TCCF… now most certified Data Center in Nigeria 2018-07-02

    MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure to install eCentres in Nicaragua, Honduras 2018-07-02

    Both will be built in the countries’ respective capitals Read full information on external site

  • Well, clouds sprint on Data Centers! 2018-06-29

    A Data Center (DC) is a provision used to lodge digital systems like workstations, personal computers and various other correlated units such as storage and network components. Read full information on external site

  • China, Already a Fifth of the World’s Online Population, Presents a Tremendous Opportunity for Multinational Enterprises 2018-06-29

    Nearly 800 million people in China have internet access, a number that is expected to increase to more than one billion within the duration of the next Five Year Plan. China, a nation of 1.4 billion people, is an enormous market, representing more than 20 percent of the world’s online community. Read full information on external site

  • C Spire Buys Cloud Company 2018-06-29

    C Spire has acquired Birmingham, Alabama-based TekLinks, a resell, cloud, managed and professional services provider. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne’s MDXI attains new certification 2018-06-29

    MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne’s MDXI achieves TCCF, now most certified Data Center in Nigeria 2018-06-28

    Lagos – MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Africa to focus on major data center and cloud disruptors 2018-06-28

    DCD>Africa will bring together leaders of Liquid Telecom, Nestle, MainOne, Rack Centre and many more in Johannesburg on 24 July at the Hilton Sandton to discuss how digital transformation in the enterprise is disrupting regional data center markets. Read full information on external site

  • Turkcell launches Izmir data center 2018-06-26

    Plans another two facilities in Ankara and Corlu Read full information on external site

  • AzInTelecom joins American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan 2018-06-25

    AzInTelecom LLC, which operates under the Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies, has joined the American Chamber of Commerce ("AmCham Azerbaijan"), where influential companies are represented. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Middle East event explores new wave of data centers 2018-06-22

    Event to discuss data center evolution in the region on the 27th November 2018, Hyatt Regency. Dubai. Read full information on external site

  • Rack Centre wins Datacloud awards in Monaco 2018-06-22

    Rack Centre, Africa’s Premium Data Centre and the leading carrier neutral Tier III constructed facility certified colocation data centre provider has been honoured with the prestigious Datacloud Award for regional excellence in the Data Centre Geographical Location category. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure deploys eCentre in Ecuador for CenturyLink 2018-06-21

    Modular data center manufacturer Flexenclosure has completed the deployment of one of its eCentre facilities in Quito, Ecuador’s capital city, on behalf of US communications giant CenturyLink. Read full information on external site

  • Data Centers on the Edge: Stay Ahead of DCI 2018-06-21

    Rack Centre -- which connects to more than 27 major carriers and ISPs in Africa, as well as all undersea cables serving the nation's south Atlantic coast -- must stay ahead of technological advances in order to serve customers via its Tier III data center. Read full information on external site

  • Rack Centre wins Datacloud Award in Monaco 2018-06-21

    Rack Centre, Africa’s Premium Data Centre, has been honoured with the prestigious Datacloud Award for regional excellence in the Data Centre Geographical Location category. Read full information on external site

  • For Ultimate Data Center Security, Technology Alone is Not the Answer 2018-06-21

    The security of data – and in particular people’s personal data – has been a hot topic in recent months. The EU’s rollout of new GDPR regulations; the Cambridge Analytica scandal; or the seemingly weekly revelations of financial institutions or consumer service providers which have had their databases hacked are all examples most of us will be aware of. Read full information on external site

  • New eCentre data centre in Ecuador 2018-06-21

    CenturyLink is now beginning operations at its new Ecuadorian data centre, offering colocation, hosting, cloud computing, security, collaboration, communication and managed services to its clients. Read full information on external site

  • Rack Centre, Data Centre Provider Recognized as Winner @ Datacloud Awards 2018-06-21

    Rack Centre, Africa’s Premium Data Centre and the leading carrier neutral Tier III constructed facility certified colocation data centre provider has been honoured with the prestigious Datacloud Award for regional excellence in the Data Centre Geographical Location category. Read full information on external site

  • Infomart Data Centers finishes first of six Ashburn data center suites 2018-06-13

    Infomart Data Centers announces completion of new Ashburn data center capacity. Read full information on external site

  • Istanbul event to focus on data center & cloud infrastructure growth 2018-06-13

    DCD>Turkey conference to discuss the dynamic regional IT infrastructure landscape on 4 December 2018 at Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent Read full information on external site

  • Viva Bahrain data centre achieves Uptime Institute Tier III certification 2018-06-13

    Viva Bahrain's data centre has become the first Uptime Institute Tier III-certified facility in the country. Read full information on external site

  • VIVA DataCenter, first in Bahrain to achieve International Tier III certification 2018-06-11

    VIVA DataCenter ensures 24/7 readiness and high-quality operations Read full information on external site

  • Infomart Unveils Ashburn Data Center, Retooled for the Future 2018-06-11

    Northern Virginia has a long history as a crossroads for the Internet. One of the data centers that has played a key role in the region’s past is now ready for the next phase of growth in Data Center Alley. Read full information on external site

  • Hybrid, edge, and 5G to spearhead debate at DCD>Colo+Cloud 2018-06-07

    Hyatt Regency, Dallas to host the national conference for colo, cloud, and telco operators on October 30 Read full information on external site

  • Ixcellerate opens doors and reveals tech to largest data hall in Russia 2018-06-07

    IXcellerate has announced the official opening of the largest data hall in Russia and the third expansion of its Moscow-based data centre campus. Read full information on external site

  • Saudi Telecom opens Riyadh data center 2018-06-06

    Making the company the largest operator in the Middle East Read full information on external site

  • STC inaugurates data centre in Riyadh 2018-06-04

    Saudi operator STC has inaugurated its new data centre in Riyadh, which it says has international standards. Read full information on external site

  • How to keep data centers running optimally 2018-05-31

    Check out some tips to save money and energy with your data centers. Read full information on external site

  • Sonda to Build Chile’s First Tier-4 Data Center 2018-05-31

    This new data center is an apparent bid from Sonda to protect its market share from the likes of Amazon Web Services, which is expanding rapidly in the Andean country. Read full information on external site

  • Why Rack Centre Leads The Market For Data Centre 2018-05-29

    Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director of Rack Centre, the only Tier III-constructed facility certified data centre in Nigeria, shares with IT Edge News, Oluwatobi Opusunju and Chinedu James, the challenges and opportunities in building and promoting a data centre in a market that is young and perpetually in transition. Read full information on external site

  • Training on cloud technologies held in Baku for media representatives 2018-05-25

    A training on the topic ‘Access to cloud technologies and their application in business’ for representatives of media outlets was held by the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Hi-Tech with the steering support of AzInTelecom LLC on May 25. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Africa tracks the growth of the African colo and cloud markets 2018-05-22

    Senior IT experts will discuss the cloud and data center landscape in Africa, on 24 July at DCD>Africa in the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, Read full information on external site

  • Gartner Data Center Conference Yields Few Surprises 2018-05-22

    Gartner’s 2012 Data Center Conference in Las Vegas is noted for not yielding any major surprise. Read full information on external site

  • Location, Location, Location 2018-05-21

    The Australian Securities Exchange outlines key considerations for firms weighing up their choice of co-location facility. Read full information on external site

  • Rack centre bags ICT infrastructure, data centre provider awards 2018-05-18

    Rack Centre, Africa’s premium data centre provider has won two awards at the 2018 Beacon of ICT Awards. Read full information on external site

  • London event explores a new dawn for EU data centers 2018-05-17

    DCD>London event to discuss the dynamic European IT infrastructure landscape on 5-6 November at Old Billingsgate in London Read full information on external site

  • Coker: Data Centre Operations Will Enhance Growth 2018-05-10

    The managing director of Rack Centre, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, spoke with Emma Okonji on the importance of data centre operations to business growth and economic development. Read full information on external site

  • Bridge finalises acquisition of two data centres in Malaysia 2018-05-10

    Bridge Data Centres (Bridge), a regional data centre services provider headquartered in Singapore, completed its acquisition of two data centres located in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, from Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), a Malaysian Government Pension Fund. Read full information on external site

  • Risky business: You'd better have a plan for tech to go wrong 2018-05-09

    Power outages, automation, rollback... and more Read full information on external site

  • Upcoming data center in a nuclear bomb shelter gets Tier IV design certification 2018-05-07

    The Uptime Institute has awarded American data center operator Data Shelter a Tier IV Design certificate for its sole project, a planned former-nuclear-bunker-turned-data-center of the same name. Read full information on external site

  • Data: Local hosting to save Nigeria 60bn yearly loss 2018-05-07

    In what appears to be a gain amidst several negative impacts of the current foreign exchange rate in the country, Nigerians are beginning to patronise local data centres to host their servers in the country in a twist that is capable of saving Nigeria N60 billion hitherto lost yearly to foreign web hosting, New Telegraph has learnt. Read full information on external site

  • Decommissioning is Part of Disaster Recovery Planning 2018-05-04

    More moving parts mean more chance of failure. Replace “moving parts” by “comatose IT servers” and the adage still holds true. Read full information on external site

  • Data center combines fabric, sheet metal for efficient HVAC design 2018-05-03

    There are dozens of data center cooling methods. But multitenant, shared location data center operator Involta LLC said it believes its HVAC design team has developed one of the industry’s most efficient concepts. Read full information on external site

  • Data Center Logs A Low PUE Via Air Distribution Design 2018-05-03

    Involta Northpointe, a recently-opened, 40,000-sq-ft data center in Freeport, PA, is already recording a 1.3 power usage effectiveness (PUE). Read full information on external site

  • Can Your Colocation Provider Ensure Maximum Uptime? 2018-05-02

    From physical location to network integration, there are important elements to consider when placing your hardware with a colocation data center. Read full information on external site

  • MainOne Data Centre, MDXI Wins Most Connected Nigerian Data Centre Award 2018-05-01

    Premier data centre operator in West Africa, MDXI (a MainOne Company) won the most Connected Tier III Data Centre award at the Beacon of ICT Awards (BoICT), organized by the Nigerian Communications Week over the weekend. Read full information on external site

  • How to Improve Data Center Energy Usage 2018-04-26

    Data centers are notoriously energy intensive, but business can take many different measures to reduce such energy usage, including using a containment system, virtualizing servers and storage and simply turning off idle equipment. Read full information on external site

  • Understanding the Role of Data Centers in Modern Business 2018-04-26

    As the cloud continues to expand and more organizations rely on data to run their businesses, it’s important that we seek to understand the role of data centers and why they’re necessary in today’s landscape (as well as in the future). Read full information on external site

  • Hyperscale and hybrid IT will be the key drivers in Southeast Asia 2018-04-25

    DCD>Southeast Asia promises to give a sharp insight into the growth of services in the region Read full information on external site

  • Arm Mbed Simplifies IoT Security, Development and Device Management 2018-04-23

    For Arm, enabling a world of a trillion connected devices requires more than designing the industry’s most efficient and secure chips. Read full information on external site

  • Africa Data Centers opens new floor at Nairobi data centre facility 2018-04-20

    Africa Data Centres,part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has today opened a new floor at East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi, Kenya. Read full information on external site

  • DCD launches 2018 Singapore event 2018-04-20

    Over 80 industry professionals celebrate advances in the data center industry with an interactive panel session launching DCD>South East Asia Read full information on external site

  • Africa Data Centres expands its Nairobi facility 2018-04-20

    Africa Data Centres, part of pan-African group Liquid Telecom, has expanded facilities at its flagship East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi, Kenya. Read full information on external site

  • Africa Data Centres expands flagship facility in Nairobi, Kenya 2018-04-20

    Adding enough space for another 160 racks Read full information on external site

  • Enabling Reliable Data Center Growth in an Era of Water Scarcity 2018-04-20

    As people and industries continue to shift to cloud and IoT-based solutions, the cloud computing market is experiencing exponential growth. This expansion, along with the growing global population, will lead to greater demand for goods, services, and natural resources–notably water. Read full information on external site

  • Telin Singapore enters partnership with SGIX 2018-04-19

    Telin Singapore has teamed up with the Singapore Internet Exchange (SGIX) to enhance internet connectivity for business customers. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Focuses on Hybrid Infrastructure at DCD>Enterprise 2018-04-18

    Global Data Center Authority delivers deep dive for enterprises on hybrid IT strategy at the East Coast’s largest data center conference in New York, May 1-2 Read full information on external site

  • NextDC to build data centers in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth 2018-04-18

    Planning to add 100MW of capacity Read full information on external site

  • Digital Transformation to hit the energy wall 2018-04-18

    Digital transformation is leading toward an “always on” paradigm Read full information on external site

  • Four Data Center Trends To Watch In 2018 2018-04-17

    Significant developments, both internal and external, are impacting data center facilities. Read full information on external site

  • Addressing the Data Center Skills Shortage 2018-04-17

    With many seasoned data center employees reaching retirement age in an that industry that doubles in size every four years, data center operators face staffing problems. Read full information on external site

  • Hablamos Con...Lee Kirby 2018-04-17

    La inversión en colocation, telecomunicaciones y centros de datos prefabricados está en alza, afirma el presidente de Uptime Institute Read full information on external site

  • Web Werks Opening Up The Road To Cloud 4.0, India's First Web-based On-demand Utility Cloud Hosting Service. 2018-04-17

    Web Werks, the leading cloud hosting provider in India recently announced the release of Web Werks Cloud 4.0 enabling associations to enhance proficiency, reduce costs, and recognize new sources of income through advanced tracking of resources, laborers, and vehicles; real-time issue discovery; and prescient analytics. Read full information on external site

  • Telin opens first Hong Kong data center 2018-04-13

    Its first in the Pearl River estuary Read full information on external site

  • T5 Data Centers Celebrates 10 Years Of Data Center Excellence 2018-04-06

    March marked the 10-year anniversary for leading provider of enterprise-scale, custom-built data centers. Read full information on external site

  • Carrenza expands data centre presence 2018-04-05

    Agreement expands data centre footprint and enables Carrenza to work with Crown Hosting to extend multi-cloud services to public sector. Read full information on external site

  • GovDC's success celebrated at Innovation Show 2018-04-05

    Last week’s Public Sector Innovation Show in Canberra was a highly successful event, attracting around 800 attendees to hear local and international experts convey the latest news, developments and learnings in the ICT space. Read full information on external site

  • Colocation and Interconnection Services Company Cologix Achieves Tier III Certification for Data Center 2018-03-29

    Colocation and interconnection services company Cologix Inc. (Cologix) has achieved Tier III certification for one of its data centers. Cologix has headquarters in Denver, Colorado, United States. Read full information on external site

  • Data centre market sees fast growth in Romania 2018-03-29

    A significant growth of the data centre market is expected in Romania in 2018, as several expansion and upgrade projects will be conducted. Read full information on external site

  • Cologix Columbus Data Center Earns Prestigious Tier III Certification From Uptime Institute 2018-03-29

    DENVER – Cologix™ a network and cloud neutral interconnection and data center company announced that the Uptime Institute awarded the coveted Tier III certification of Constructed Facility to the new COL3 data center in Columbus, Ohio. Read full information on external site

  • Grupo Gtd acquires Falabella data centre in Chile 2018-03-21

    Grupo Gtd, the Chilean telecoms operator, has acquired a data centre in Santiago de Chile owned by department store chain Falabella. Read full information on external site

  • Cloud Exchange to build first Tier IV Data Center 2018-03-20

    Cloud Exchange West Africa, a virtual computing and end to end IT solutions company, has announced its receipt of Uptime Institute Certification for Tier IV data center design. Read full information on external site

  • Vertiv helps NEXTDC achieve Tier IV Data Centre Certification 2018-03-20

    Recognising the growing value of reducing energy consumption and maximising energy efficiency, Australian data centre provider NEXTDC selected a cooling solution from Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, for its new facility in Melbourne. Read full information on external site

  • Vertiv ramps up the energy efficiency of NEXTDC's Melbourne data center 2018-03-19

    Australian data center provider NEXTDC will rely on Vertiv to cool its new facility in Melbourne. Read full information on external site

  • SightLogix protects Telecom Italia Mobile’s data center 2018-03-15

    SightLogix smart thermal cameras are providing data center physical security for Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) in Acilia Rome, Italy. Read full information on external site

  • DataCenterNews-NEXTDC's Sydney data center wins gold for operational sustainability 2018-03-12

    NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney data center has been awarded Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Certification for Operational excellence, which is the highest possible certification of this kind from Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC's Sydney data center wins gold for operational sustainability 2018-03-12

    One of Australia’s top Data-center-as-a-Service providers has been recognized for the operational sustainability of its facilities. Read full information on external site

  • Vivo invests BRL 125 million in data centre expansion 2018-03-12

    Vivo Empresas, the B2B unit of Telefonica Brasil, announced an investment of BRL 125 million for the expansion of the Tambore I data centre by around 2,300 square metres, with the capacity to install up to 900 racks. Read full information on external site

  • Risky Business No More 2018-03-11

    When Hurricane Sandy hit the Eastern seaboard in 2012, it left more than 8 million businesses and households without electricity. Read full information on external site

  • T5 Data Centers: Mission critical data centers you can count on 2018-03-06

    Achieving an array of awards from the Uptime Institute, T5 Facilities Management has proven itself time and time again to be the top critical facility management company for data center owners who demand 100% uptime. Read full information on external site

  • How Edge Computing Is Transforming IT Infrastructure 2018-03-01

    New technologies such as IoT and cloud architectures are driving computing to the edge. Companies must embrace this trend in order to survive. Read full information on external site

  • The state of edge computing in Asia 2018-02-28

    Asia is expected to see dramatic edge computing growth in the next three to five years. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Indochina 2018 reveals changes to IT strategies 2018-02-26

    Technology leaders found how to keep IT strategies and infrastructure up to date at DCD’s 4th annual conference and expo in Bangkok Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Energy Smart highlights fuel cells in the data center 2018-02-23

    Stockholm event on 13 March will hear how NREL improved data center efficiency with hydrogen fuel cells. Could they replace the grid? Read full information on external site

  • Computer World HK: Uptime Institute rolls out new hybrid resiliency assessment for data centers 2018-02-23

    Uptime Institute has unveiled its new Hybrid Resiliency Assessment service, which is designed to reduce the risks associated with business service delivery when the underlying infrastructure spans multiple data centers, co-locations sites and the cloud. Read full information on external site

  • Communications Today: Uptime Institute Rolls Out New Hybrid Resiliency Assessment For Hybrid Infrastructures 2018-02-23

    Uptime Institute has unveiled its new Hybrid Resiliency Assessmentservice, which is designed to reduce the risks associated with business service delivery when the underlying infrastructure spans multiple data centers, co-locations sites and the cloud. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute rolls out new hybrid resiliency assessment for data centers 2018-02-23

    Uptime Institute has unveiled its new Hybrid Resiliency Assessment service, which is designed to reduce the risks associated with business service delivery when the underlying infrastructure spans multiple data centers, co-locations sites and the cloud. Read full information on external site

  • Dubai Forum: Dubai Airports opens world’s first Tier III modular data center 2018-02-23

    Dubai Airports has opened a modular data center at Dubai International, built by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Read full information on external site

  • Dubai Airports opens world’s first Tier III modular data center 2018-02-21

    Built with hardware from Huawei Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute deploys new hybrid resiliency assessment for hybrid infrastructures 2018-02-21

    The Uptime Institute has unveiled its new Hybrid Resiliency Assessment service, which is designed to reduce the risks associated with business service delivery for multiple data centres, co-location sites and the cloud. Read full information on external site

  • MDXi invests $6.58m in Lagos expansion 2018-02-21

    Urges federal government to classify data centers as ”critical national assets” Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute unveils Hybrid Resiliency Assessment 2018-02-21

    The Uptime Institute has unveiled its new Hybrid Resiliency Assessment service, aimed at reducing the risks associated with business service delivery when the underlying infrastructure spans multiple data centers, co-locations sites and the cloud. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute introduces Hybrid Resiliency Assessment 2018-02-20

    New service to help fight complexity of hybrid IT Read full information on external site

  • NetworkAsia: Uptime Institute rolls out new hybrid resiliency assessment for hybrid infrastructures 2018-02-20

    Uptime Institute has unveiled its new Hybrid Resiliency Assessment service, which is designed to reduce the risks associated with business service delivery when the underlying infrastructure spans multiple data centers, co-locations sites and the cloud. The new offering provides an independent evaluation of an organization’s hybrid infrastructure and its ability to deliver specific IT services over the expected range of operating conditions. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute to start testing hybrid IT resiliency 2018-02-15

    Uptime Institute’s new Hybrid Resiliency Assessment service is an independent evaluation of an organization’s hybrid infrastructure and its ability to deliver specific IT services over the expected range of operating conditions. Read full information on external site

  • Opus Interactive completes 90kW expansion in Infomart's Portland facility 2018-02-14

    Opus Interactive, a provider of cloud hosting solutions, has completed a 90kW expansion of its footprint within Infomart Data Centers’ facility in Portland, Oregon. Read full information on external site

  • Hong Kong multi-tenant datacenter market continues to edge out Singapore 2018-02-14

    451 Research, a top five global IT analyst firm and sister company to datacenter authority Uptime Institute, has published Multi-tenant Datacenter Market reports on Hong Kong and Singapore, its fifth annual reports covering these key APAC markets. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Rolls Out New Hybrid Resiliency Assessment For Hybrid Infrastructures 2018-02-13

    New service evaluates business risks and expected performance for IT services spanning traditional data centers, colocation facilities, and cloud environments. Read full information on external site

  • Dubai Airports’ new Modular Data Centre Complex a ‘world first’ 2018-02-13

    Dubai Airports today announced the successful completion of the world’s first Tier III certified Modular Data Centre Complex (MDCC)* at Dubai International (DXB) following a tour of the new facility by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports. Read full information on external site

  • Vic Falls data expo generates collabo interest 2018-02-09

    THE Data Centre Africa Expo conference, which ends today in Victoria Falls, has generated a lot of interest towards the need for collaboration among service providers worldwide. Read full information on external site

  • Making the Digital Thailand plan a reality 2018-02-07

    Thailand has a plan to make government data centers more efficient. How’s it coming along? Read full information on external site

  • Meltdown, Spectre Create Data Center Dilemma 2018-02-07

    CPU flaws raise capacity and cost concerns for data center operators. Read full information on external site

  • Leading the Digital Age 2018-02-02

    Etisalat Group active to lead the digital age with advancements in 5G and Enterprise Services Read full information on external site

  • Why Data Centers Still Dominate Tech Deployments 2018-02-01

    Despite the growing presence of the cloud, the majority of IT assets are still deployed at enterprise-owned data centers, according to the Uptime Institute's seventh annual "Data Center Industry Survey." Read full information on external site

  • Hub of activity 2018-01-31

    Across Africa, there is a massive shortage of data centres – giving huge scope for the continent’s leading IT companies. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Indonesia Pre-event Launch highlights direction for the industry 2018-01-31

    Over 40 industry leaders came together on the afternoon of 23rd January over an exclusive networking lunch to share valuable insights on the latest data center and cloud infrastructure trends and innovations in Indonesia. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Indochina to Shed Light on Infrastructure Transformation 2018-01-30

    DCD>Thailand & Indochina 2018 at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre on February 13 2018 to explore the effects of 5G, AI, Robotics in the data center space Read full information on external site

  • DreamWorks infrastructure chief to speak at Cloud & DC Edge 2018 2018-01-25

    DreamWorks Animations' vice president of platforms and infrastructure Justin Decker is set to reveal the company's data centre architecture and strategies at Cloud & DC Edge 2018 on 13–15 March on the Gold Coast. Read full information on external site

  • 1547 and CIM Group buy I.C.E data center near Toronto 2018-01-25

    Partially leasing it back to the previous owner Read full information on external site

  • Sabey Data Centers’ Intergate.East Facility Receives Uptime Institute’s M&O 2018-01-24

    The company received the “Gold Standard” Management & Operations Stamp Of Approval. Read full information on external site

  • DataLine completes deployment of data centre in Moscow 2018-01-22

    Russian hosting services provider DataLine has completed the final part of the construction and deployment of the engineering infrastructure for the Nord-4 datacentre in Moscow, reports Cnews.ru. AMD Technologies deployed the cooling system for the data centre. Read full information on external site

  • Getting Uptime accredited in Southeast Asia 2018-01-22

    The strong demand seen by Uptime Institute is a testament to the beehive of data center and cloud-related activity in Asia Pacific Read full information on external site

  • CorpCloud taps NEXTDC for network boost 2018-01-17

    Brings points-of-presence to Perth and Melbourne data centres Read full information on external site

  • Redundant Solution Saves Energy for Data Centers in Milan 2018-01-17

    Mitsubishi Electric Hydronic & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand RC, has supplied the HPAC units for WIIT Data Center in Milan. Read full information on external site

  • Sri Lanka Telecom announces grand opening of the state-of-the-art Tier 3 'National Data Center' in Sri Lanka 2018-01-17

    Together with Ministry of Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure and Sri Lanka's leading, world class enterprise solutions provider and the licensed national backbone network operator, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) launched its newly built, state-of-the-art, Tier 3 (Tier III) Data Centre in Pitipana - Homagama recently. Read full information on external site

  • Pulse DC set to bring AU$40m facility online 2018-01-16

    And plans two more data centers on top of existing expansion plans Read full information on external site

  • Energy saving solution for TierIV WIIT Data Center in Milan 2018-01-16

    RC HPAC units for the new WIIT data center Read full information on external site