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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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