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  • Cloudscene Reveals the Fast 50 Most Resilient Data Center Operators in 2017 2017-10-20

    Each quarter, Cloudscene reviews the 5,500+ service providers listed on its global directory to determine the top ten data center operators across North America, EMEA, Oceania and Asia. Read full information on external site

  • AWS Launches Direct Connect In Perth At NEXTDC P1 2017-10-20

    NEXTDC Limited (ASX: NXT), Australia's leading Data-Centre-as-a-Service provider and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company and the world's leading cloud computing provider, today announced that NEXTDC's P1 Perth data centre is the newest data centre hosting location for AWS Direct Connect, providing low-latency, secure access directly to the AWS cloud. Read full information on external site

  • T5FM Gets Uptime Institute’s Stamp of Approval 2017-10-20

    Mike Casey, president of T5 Facilities Management, has been named the recipient of the Operations Pacesetter award from the Uptime Institute in recognition of T5FM's role in earning the M&O Stamp of Approval across its data-center portfolio. Read full information on external site

  • Data Centers and Military Microgrids: The Diesel Dilemma 2017-10-20

    If something isn’t broken, why try to fix it? This kind of thinking sums up the perspective of many owners and operators of data centers. Read full information on external site

  • Why the Nextdc Ltd share price is near a record high 2017-10-19

    Nextdc Ltd also announced on 16 October that its B2 Brisbane data centre had become the first in Australia to receive Uptime Institute Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF). Read full information on external site

  • Telefonica Mexico data centre awarded Tier III Gold certification 2017-10-19

    Telefonica Mexico announced that it has received the Tier III Gold Level certification for operational sustainability from Uptime Institute for its Ixtlahuaca data centre in the State of Mexico. Read full information on external site

  • Electronic Specifier: Flexenclosure builds eCentre data centre for TigoUne in Colombia 2017-10-19

    Flexenclosure has completed the construction of a data centre in Bogotá for Colombian telecommunications company TigoUne. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC : launches Australia's first Uptime Institute Tier IV-Certified Constructed Facility 2017-10-19

    NEXTDC today announced that its B2 Brisbane data centre is the first Australian data centre - and the first Asia Pacific colocation data centre - to receive Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) from Uptime Institute, the world's leading independent data centre advisory and certification organisation. Read full information on external site

  • Flexenclosure builds eCentre data centre for TigoUne in Colombia 2017-10-18

    Data centre specialist Flexenclosure has completed the construction of an eCentre data centre in Bogotá for Colombian telecommunications company TigoUne. Read full information on external site

  • The rise of data center standards in Asia 2017-10-18

    Accreditation doesn’t make the data center, but it can certainly play a part helping the sales team shift the racks Read full information on external site

  • Centra Hub signs partnership agreement with NGN 2017-10-18

    Through this partnership, Centra Hub and NGN International are looking at ways to leverage their technology and process integration strengths across the region Read full information on external site

  • Green4IT completes T-Systems expansion in Barueri, Brazil 2017-10-18

    The company led the construction process from start to finish, from the concept stage to certification tests by the Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Mike Casey, President of T5 Facilities Management, Receives Uptime Institute® Leadership Award 2017-10-18

    Head of T5FM Recognized with Operations Pacesetter Leadership Award Read full information on external site

  • Norwegian Government State Secretary to open Datacloud Nordic in Oslo 2017-10-17

    Norway. BroadGroup’s pioneering networking and business deal-making event for the data center and cloud industry marks its return in Oslo at Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel on the 30th Oct 2017. Read full information on external site

  • Centra Hub signs partnership agreement with NGN International 2017-10-17

    UAE. Centra Hub, announced that it has signed a regional partnership agreement with NGN International, a systems integrator and IT consultant, which was established in 2015 in Bahrain as a part of NGN Group. Read full information on external site

  • Five things to look for when hiring data center support services 2017-10-16

    OMany business owners tend to overlook the benefits of hiring an excellent data support services provider. Read full information on external site

  • Data center training companies battle students' misconceptions 2017-10-16

    Officials from two training companies are trying to keep their data center courses current with the times. But they need students to realize that data center training isn't the same as IT training. Read full information on external site

  • International Finance: Huawei partners with Dubai Airports to Build a Smart Airport 2017-10-11

    The Giant along the Maritime Silk Road Read full information on external site

  • Cloud-based networking becomes a reality 2017-10-11

    Cloud-based networking trends continue to push enterprises toward software-defined technologies and virtualization, while skill sets and networking education shift. Read full information on external site

  • Huawei partners with Dubai Airports to Build a Smart Airport 2017-10-11

    A cargo vessel loaded with commodities manufactured in China departed from Shenzhen for Dubai, a city on the southeast coast of the Arabian Gulf and an important stop on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. Read full information on external site

  • STULZ Australia and NEXTDC launch the country’s first award winning co-location facility cooled by a DFC indirect free cooling system 2017-10-10

    STULZ Australia is continuing its partnership with data centre company NEXTDC, to launch the nation’s first co-location facility that uses a DFC indirect free cooling system, leading the charge in energy efficiency. Read full information on external site

  • ComputerWorld Singapore: NextDC launches B2 data centre 2017-10-09

    Data centre operator NextDC has begun welcoming customers into B2, the ASX-listed company's second Brisbane data centre. Read full information on external site

  • NextDC launches B2 data centre 2017-10-09

    B2 is the first of its second generation of data centres Read full information on external site

  • NextDC receives Uptime Institute Tier IV certification for B2 Brisbane data centre 2017-10-09

    Australian data-center-as-a-service provider NextDC has announced that its B2 Brisbane data centre has received Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) from data centre advisory and certification organization Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site

  • Micron21 data centre awarded 2017-10-09

    Uptime Institute Tier IV Design Certification has been awarded to Micron21 for its data centre. Read full information on external site

  • NEXTDC : New generation of data centre resilience 2017-10-09

    The announcement today that B2, the first of NEXTDC's three second-generation facilities, is the first Australian data centre - and the first Asia Pacific colocation data centre - to receive Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) from Uptime Institute, has drawn back the curtain on some exciting developments in the Australian data centre industry, and reflects the growing demands placed on data centre operators for continuous uptime, scalability and connectivity. Read full information on external site

  • How New, Resilient Networks Change Data Center Design 2017-10-05

    As software and networks are increasingly designed for high availability, more data centers will be built with less redundant power and cooling systems. Read full information on external site

  • Avoid the damaging consequences of downtime 2017-10-04

    Once you are aware of the risks, how do you go about safeguarding your infrastructure? Read full information on external site

  • Multicloud architecture takes hybrid cloud to new heights 2017-10-03

    As hybrid cloud use takes hold, enterprises need to create a multicloud architecture that integrates different cloud platforms to seamlessly route data from one to another. Read full information on external site

  • Top 3 Data Center Myths Debunked 2017-09-29

    Uptime Institute study provides a reality check about the state of enterprise data centers. Read full information on external site

  • DCD>Edge: Distributed tech needs 5G networks 2017-09-27

    Definitions regarding edge infrastructure remain disputed, but one thing is clear - we will need more of it Read full information on external site

  • What’s Different about Google’s New Cloud Connectivity Services 2017-09-27

    As hybrid cloud becomes more useful, many organizations are looking for hybrid cloud architectures to bridge the gap from the cloud to their own data centers. Read full information on external site

  • What’s Different about Google’s New Cloud Connectivity Service 2017-09-27

    Private links to public clouds emerge as the glue that holds hybrid clouds together. Read full information on external site

  • What’s your problem? Survey uncovers top sources of IT pain 2017-09-26

    The struggle is real — find out if your top issues match up with these common problems for enterprise IT admins Read full information on external site

  • How the internet kept humming in 2 hurricanes 2017-09-26

    At one data center of the industrial backbone that keeps the internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building in downtown Miami. Read full information on external site

  • Govt support a must for data centre business 2017-09-26

    Govt support a must for data centre business Read full information on external site

  • How the Internet kept on humming during 2 monster hurricanes 2017-09-26

    At one node of the industrial backbone that keeps the Internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building in downtown Miami. Read full information on external site

  • Making Singapore’s green high-rise data center work 2017-09-23

    The concept presents interesting challenges related to power, cooling and compliance - all of these were discussed in detail at DCD Zettastructure Read full information on external site

  • Military precision 2017-09-22

    Lee Kirby has combined an illustrious career within the technology sector with life as an army reservist – both of which have taken him all over the world. Read full information on external site

  • Compass Datacenters Becomes Founding Participant Of Uptime Institute's TIER-Ready Program 2017-09-22

    TIER-Ready Program ensures Tier III Reliability from core IT Infrastructure to edge data centers. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute certifies "Tier-Ready" prefab edge modules 2017-09-20

    Customers can buy modular data centers with a reliability promise Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Extends Data Center Tiers to Edge Computing Sites 2017-09-20

    New “Tier-ready” program certifies prefabricated modular and micro-data centers for edge deployments Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institutes launches TIER-Ready program for modular data centers 2017-09-20

    The Uptime Institute has launched a new design review program for manufacturers that want to validate specific designs of their pre-built solutions. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Announces TIER-Ready Program For Prefabricated and Modular Data Centers 2017-09-20

    The Uptime Institute has launched a new design review program for manufacturers that want to validate specific designs of their pre-built solutions. Read full information on external site

  • New Certification Program For Prefabricated And Modular Data Centers 2017-09-20

    Uptime Institute has announced its TIER-Ready Program for equipment manufacturers, aimed at easing the planning process for data center facility managers. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Launches Edge Data Centre Tier-Ready Scheme 2017-09-19

    Schneider Electric, Compass Data Centers and Huawei first to obtain certificate for prefabricated and modular data centres. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Announces TIER-Ready Program for Data Centers 2017-09-19

    Uptime Institute has announced the introduction of its “TIER- Ready” design review program, intended to enable customers who are pushing computing to the edge with modular data centers to enjoy the same level of reliability and resiliency that they have in their larger data centers. Read full information on external site

  • How the Internet Kept Humming During 2 Hurricanes 2017-09-19

    At one node of the industrial backbone that keeps the internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building in downtown Miami. Read full information on external site

  • Second international data centre summit ends in Dhaka 2017-09-18

    Bangladeshi technology organisation DCicon and Data Centre Professionals Society of Bangladesh jointly organised international data centre summit for the second time. Read full information on external site

  • 5 Key Questions To Ask Before Moving To the Cloud 2017-09-15

    Enterprise IT pros should consider these factors before a cloud migration. Read full information on external site

  • Data centres to hold greater business prospects in Bangladesh 2017-09-14

    Data centres could become an important business in Bangladesh in the upcoming years as people are generating huge volume of information every day, said experts. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Research Launched To Provide Unbiased Data Center Guidance 2017-09-14

    Uptime Institute has announced the launch of Uptime Institute Research, a new research organization aimed at bringing informed, practical and forward-looking information and insights to global data center professionals and stakeholders. Read full information on external site

  • Iron Mountain Enters Largest, Fastest Growing Data Center Market in the U.S. 2017-09-14

    Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced the opening of the first of four planned data centers in Northern Virginia, the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center market. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute launches data center research group 2017-09-13

    451’s industry expert Andy Lawrence heads over to sister company Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute launches its own data center research company 2017-09-13

    Uptime Institute has launched its own research company that will collate primary research and insights for global data center professionals and stakeholders. Read full information on external site

  • Green Mountain CEO leaves the company to build fish farming robots 2017-09-12

    Knut Molaug helped create the Norwegian data center operator, but is now pursuing a completely different venture Read full information on external site

  • IXcellerate to expand data center in Moscow by 1,000 racks 2017-09-08

    The Uptime Institute will assist with Tier III design Read full information on external site

  • Rosneft subsidiary acquires data center near Moscow 2017-09-07

    Sibintek will take advantage of the low tax rates offered by the Zelenograd innovation zone Read full information on external site

  • M+W Group: Leading the way in data 2017-09-07

    M+W Group is a leading, global data center provider, different from the rest because the team designs, constructs, and commissions all under one roof. Read full information on external site

  • After Harvey, Dallas summit to focus on resiliency 2017-09-07

    Special sessions to discuss early observations on data center resiliency and recovery from Houston’s storm at DCD> Colo+Cloud, Fairmont Dallas, September 26 Read full information on external site

  • East Africa Data Centre: critical connectivity 2017-09-06

    As the first commercial and carrier neutral facility built in Eastern Africa, at 2,00sqm, East Africa Data Centre (EADC) remains the largest data centre in the region. Read full information on external site

  • 197 Fortune Global 500 Companies Tap Huawei for Success in New ICT Era 2017-09-06

    Huawei, and its Fortune Global 500 partners and customers showcased jointly-developed ICT solutions driving digital transformation at HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, which kicked off today in Shanghai. Read full information on external site

  • How data centre infrastructure management software improves planning and cuts operational costs 2017-08-30

    According to the Uptime Institute (a division of the 451 Group), the market for data centre infrastructure management systems will grow from $500 million in 2010 to $7.5 billion by 2020. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime in Space and Under the Sea 2017-08-24

    The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that took supplies to the International Space Station last week had something new on board: the first commercial computers headed for space. Read full information on external site

  • LuxConnect: Preventing Data Centre Outages 2017-08-24

    In the last few months, a large number of companies in the airline industry had to deal with data centre outages. Major players, including well-known brands, were hit with IT failures causing severe disruption to their global operations during several days. Planes were unable to fly, a large number of flights were cancelled and chaotic scenes played out at the terminal airports. The impact involved compensating passengers, refunds, additional staffing and lost revenues of millions of dollars. Read full information on external site

  • Distributed data centers boost resiliency, but IT hurdles remain 2017-08-15

    Distributed data center architectures increase IT resiliency compared to traditional single-site models, with networking, data integrity and other factors all playing critical roles. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Expands Data Center Leadership to Turkey 2017-08-01

    Brings Global Uptime Institute Symposium Series to the Region to Explore IT Infrastructure Trends and Innovation Read full information on external site

  • Metronode is expanding three of its data centers 2017-07-19

    Australian data center operator Metronode will inject AU$150m (US$118.7m) into the expansion of three data centers this year: Sydney 2, Melbourne 2 and Illawarra 1. Read full information on external site

  • How to Manage Data Center Risk and Reduce Insurance Premiums 2017-07-18

    Some data center operators view the insurance underwriting process as opaque and wonder why the underwriter requests access to sensitive, and even proprietary, information as part of risk assessment. Read full information on external site

  • CNA lowers insurance costs for Uptime certificate holders 2017-07-14

    America’s eighth largest commercial insurer likes reliable infrastructure Read full information on external site

  • Insurance savings for data centres that meet Uptime Institute standards 2017-07-13

    The insurer, CNA, has announced that the independent advisory organisation Uptime Institute has been named the newest member of its Allied Vendor Programme. Read full information on external site

  • Tiers for fears: How to ensure data centres keep companies flying 2017-06-30

    The meltdown of British Airway’s IT systems, after a power-supply failure, demonstrates how critical data centres are to business operations. Andy Pearson looks at levels of resilience and explains why cloud computing is making firms more susceptible to power cuts Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute reaches 1000 certifications 2017-06-29

    The Uptime Institute has awarded its 1000th Tier certification for data centres around the world. The organisation said certifications have “more than tripled” over the last five years “reflecting the global industry demand for predictable levels of performance” Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Awards Its 1,000th Certification 2017-06-29

    Uptime Institute announced the company has completed its 1,000th certification and is experiencing substantial growth in all geographies worldwide. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute awards certification #1000 - demand for performance insight continues 2017-06-28

    Uptime Institute has announced the completion of its 1000th data center certification. Read full information on external site

  • Uptime Institute Awards Its 1000th Certification 2017-06-27

    Tier Certifications more than triple in the past five years, enabling data center operators across the globe to increase data center efficiency and performance. Read full information on external site

  • Fujitsu to upgrade four Australian data centers to Tier IV 2017-06-27

    $100 million push after lightning strike outage Read full information on external site

  • ‘Localisation of data can aid economic growth’ 2017-06-27

    Managing Director, Rack Centre, Tunde Coker, spoke to Adeyemi Adepetun on the importance of Tier Certification of Constructed Facilities (TCCF) in data centre management and the need to host same locally, among other issues. Read full information on external site

  • Killing Cloud Outages With Data Centre Intersects 2017-06-24

    A recent AWS outage that nearly broke the internet – as many labelled it -, sparked fears amongst users and businesses. João Marques Lima spoke to Chris Sharp, CTO at Digital Realty, who explains how outages can be minimised in a connected world. Read full information on external site

  • Here’s why major airline outages keep happening, and what you can learn from them 2017-06-23

    Pointing to the failure of a single piece of equipment or operator error can be misleading. Read full information on external site