August 2021

  • The Raxio Group sets out Pan-African colocation datacentre expansion plans - computerweekly.com 2021-08-31
    Pan-African datacentre developer The Raxio Group has embarked on a collaboration that will pave the way for it to increase its colocation footprint within the continent. Read full information on external site
  • Data Center Modernization: A Dataprev case study - missioncriticalmagazine.com 2021-08-27
    Dataprev is a state-owned enterprise (SOE) that provides IT solutions to leverage the social policies of the government of Brazil. Read full information on external site
  • BBVA obtains Tier III certification for the new Data Processing Center at Ciudad BBVA in Madrid - bbva.com 2021-08-26
    BBVA's state-of-the-art data processing centers (DPCs) hold the most prestigious certifications in the world in terms of design, construction and operational sustainability. This ensures that the Group's operations are maintained in the face of possible contingencies, offering the best service to its customers under virtually any circumstances. Read full information on external site
  • Belden : 3 Important Data Center Power Considerations - marketscreener.com 2021-08-26
    Power keeps your data center infrastructure functioning-but power also impacts how much it costs to do so. The more efficiently you can use power, the lower you can expect your data center's operating expenses to be. Read full information on external site
  • 3 Important Data Center Power Considerations - publicnow.com 2021-08-26
    Power keeps your data center infrastructure functioning-but power also impacts how much it costs to do so. The more efficiently you can use power, the lower you can expect your data center's operating expenses to be. Read full information on external site
  • Raxio Group appoints Master Power to manufacture and install data centres in Africa - telecompaper.com 2021-08-26
    The Raxio Group announced that it has appointed Master Power Technologies, specialising in the supply and installation of pre-engineered data centres, to build and install multiple data centres in Africa. Read full information on external site
  • AIMS Data Centre Recognised As 2021 Malaysia Data Centre Services Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan - malaysian-business.com 2021-08-25
    AIMS Data Centre (“AIMS”), Malaysia’s leading interconnection hub and carrier-neutral data centre service provider has been recognised with the Frost & Sullivan 2021 Malaysia Data Centre Services Company of the Year. Read full information on external site
  • Data Centres – An Underestimated Risk? - genre.com 2021-08-25
    AIncreasingly, IT infrastructures are moving to cloud-based solutions. By 2024 cloud solutions will account for more than 45% of IT spending. Read full information on external site
  • Master Power Technologies to build multiple data centers across Africa - projectstoday.com 2021-08-25
    The Raxio Group has appointed Master Power Technologies to develop data centers across Africa. Read full information on external site
  • Why is the European data centre market booming? - datacentremagazine.com 2021-08-24
    With the data centre market in Europe growing, we find out why this is the case by looking into some of the market’s growth contributors. Read full information on external site
  • Raxio Group appoints Master Power to manufacture and install its data centres in Africa - iot-now.com 2021-08-24
    The Raxio Group, a pan-African data centre developer and operator, announced that it has appointed Master Power Technologies, Africa’s data centre solutions company, specialising in the supply and installation of pre-engineered data centres to build and install multiple data centres in Africa. Read full information on external site
  • Raxio Group appoints technical partner for Africa facilities - capacitymedia.com 2021-08-24
    The Raxio Group has appointed Master Power Technologies to build and install its planned data centres across Africa. Read full information on external site
  • Raxio appoints Master Power to build multiple data centers across Africa - datacenterdynamics.com 2021-08-24
    South African firm helping Raxio deliver its facilities. Read full information on external site
  • Energy-Efficient SoCs for the Zettabyte Era Using Power-Saving IP and System Design Techniques - chipestimate.com 2021-08-24
    As the modern world becomes increasingly connected, businesses and consumers alike are relying more and more on digital data. Read full information on external site
  • The importance of female representation in the data centre sector - electronicspecifier.com 2021-08-23
    There’s been talk of a skill shortage in IT of late, but that has long been the case for female professionals in this industry. Read full information on external site
  • Uninterruptible Power In The Datacentre: Choosing Between Sustainability And Uptime - techilive.in 2021-08-23
    New uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are often based on lithium-ion (Li+) battery technology that is becoming widespread in everything from cars to computers. Read full information on external site
  • Uninterruptible power in the datacentre: Choosing between sustainability and uptime - computerweekly.com 2021-08-23
    New uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are often based on lithium-ion (Li+) battery technology that is becoming widespread in everything from cars to computers. Read full information on external site
  • Which workloads will drive the edge? - datacenterdynamics.com 2021-08-23
    Workload needs will define and drive edge buildout. Read full information on external site
  • DC Two secures contracts worth $1.77m for eco-friendly, transportable and modular data centres - smallcaps.com.au 2021-08-23
    Data centre, cloud and software business, DC Two (ASX: DC2) has revealed a number of agreements to supply data centre co-location services worth an estimated $1,775,358 over a 36-month period. Read full information on external site
  • The Cloud: Understanding the Risks, Not Just the Benefits - cloud.cioreview.com 2021-08-18
    Jacob Ingerslev, Head of Global Cyber Risk, and The Hartford Andrew Zarkowsky, Head of Global Technology, The Hartford. Read full information on external site
  • The Cloud: Understanding the Risks, Not Just the Benefits - grc.cioapplications.com 2021-08-18
    Jacob Ingerslev, Head of Global Cyber Risk, and The Hartford Andrew Zarkowsky, Head of Global Technology, The Hartford. Read full information on external site
  • Mind The Gap: Bridging The Data Center Industry Skills Gap - marketscreener.com 2021-08-18
    Research by the Uptime Institute revealed earlier this year that the number of staff needed to run the world's data center industry will grow from around two million to nearly 2.3 million by 2025. Read full information on external site
  • Mind The Gap: Bridging The Data Center Industry Skills Gap - publicnow.com 2021-08-18
    Research by the Uptime Institute revealed earlier this year that the number of staff needed to run the world's data center industry will grow from around two million to nearly 2.3 million by 2025. Read full information on external site
  • Inc. 5000 Ranks DC BLOX Among the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America - tmcnet.com 2021-08-18
    Inc. magazine's 2021 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States, for the first-time includes DC BLOX, a provider of interconnected multi-tenant data centers that deliver the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today's digital business. The company's rank of 371 places it among the top 8% of companies recognized on the list of the nation's fastest growing private companies. Read full information on external site
  • Combatting the data centre industry’s skills gap - intelligentdatacentres.com 2021-08-18
    The skills shortage is an ongoing issue in the data centre industry and attracting younger talent into the workforce is key to resolving this. Steve Hayward, Senior Director, European Operations at CyrusOne, tells us why data centre organisations need to invest in their future workforce to ensure data centres don’t become a thing of the past. Read full information on external site
  • ClusterPower has started the construction of the largest data center in Romania - actmedia.eu 2021-08-18
    ClusterPower started in July the works at the largest data center in Romania and the first hyperscale data center in the region in Mischii, Dolj County. Read full information on external site
  • Uptime Institute Awards LCL’s Brussels Facility with Tier III Construction Certification - hostingjournalist.com 2021-08-17
    Belgian data center operator LCL from Belgium has obtained an official Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility from Uptime Institute for its new data center in the Brussels area, in Aalst. LCL has invested some €15.5 million in this brand-new colocation data center. Read full information on external site
  • Computing exams, AI, water and datacentres – Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast - computerweekly.com 2021-08-17
    In this episode of the Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast, Clare McDonald, Brian McKenna and Caroline Donnelly discuss the 2021 A-level and GCSE computing results, what algorithms are and are not good for, and the water consumption habits of datacentres, and their environmental impact. Read full information on external site
  • Herndon data center company to acquire Israeli company – virginiabusiness.com 2021-08-16
    EdgeConneX will gain Global Data Center's two underground centers. Read full information on external site
  • LCL, Couble Certification de L'uptime Inst A-Alost – solutions-magazine.com 2021-08-16
    Apres Avoir Obtenu Le Certificat TIER III Constructed Facility Pour Son Nouveau Centre De Donnees A Alost, LCL Est Le Premier En Belgique A Avoir Recu La Double Certification De L’Uptime Institute: Conception Et Construction. Read full information on external site
  • LCL’S New Data Centre Awarded TIER III Certification – datacentre.me 2021-08-16
    LCLs second data centre in Aalst obtained Uptime Institutes Tier III Certification. Read full information on external site
  • LCL Aalst data centre obtains Tier III certification – datacentremagazine.com 2021-08-16
    LCL’s newest data centre in Aalst, Belgium in the first in the country to obtain a Tier II Certification of Constructed Facility from Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site
  • LCL Aalst data centre obtains Tier III certification – datacentremagazine.com 2021-08-16
    LCL’s newest data centre in Aalst, Belgium in the first in the country to obtain a Tier II Certification of Constructed Facility from Uptime Institute. Read full information on external site
  • LCL gets double Tier III certification for new Brussels data centre – telecompaper.com 2021-08-16
    Belgian data centre operator LCL announced the opening of its new site in Aalst, known as LCL Brussels-West. It has obtained a double Tier III certification from the Uptime Institute for the data centre, in which it invested EUR 15.5 million. Read full information on external site
  • Latvia's Tet opens expanded data center in Riga – datacenterdynamics.com 2021-08-13
    Latvian telco Tet has formally opened its sixth data center in Riga after expanding capacity by 60 racks. Read full information on external site
  • Data Centers Take the Plunge – missioncriticalmagazine.com 2021-08-13
    Raising awareness around liquid immersion cooling. Read full information on external site
  • Breaking Down Data Center Tier Level Classifications – coresite.com 2021-08-12
    How much downtime can your organization tolerate? Read full information on external site
  • ClusterPower Kicks Off The Construction Of The Largest Data Center In Romania – romaniajournal.ro 2021-08-12
    ClusterPower started in July the works at the largest data center in Romania and the first hyperscale data center in the region in Mischii, Dolj County. Read full information on external site
  • ClusterPower has started the construction of the largest data center in Romania – thediplomat.ro 2021-08-12
    ClusterPower started in July the works at the largest data center in Romania and the first hyperscale data center in the region in Mischii, Dolj County. Read full information on external site
  • ClusterPower has started the construction of the largest data center in Romania – nineoclock.ro 2021-08-12
    ClusterPower started in July the works at the largest data center in Romania and the first hyperscale data center in the region in Mischii, Dolj County. Read full information on external site
  • I Can Grasp Kilowatts, But Not Kiloamps – eetasia.com 2021-08-12
    Extrapolating to predict the future is risky; can server racks now dissipating tens of kW and thus requiring thousands of amps continue on their growth trend? Read full information on external site
  • I Can Grasp Kilowatts, But Not Kiloamps – eetimes.com 2021-08-10
    Extrapolating to predict the future is risky; can server racks now dissipating tens of kW and thus requiring thousands of amps continue on their growth trend? Read full information on external site
  • Mantra Data Centres commits $1 billion to build 7 Indian data centres – techerati.com 2021-08-09
    Mantra Data Centres, the India-based hyperscale and colocation services provider, has announced plans to expand across India, building new data centres in urban centres across the country. Read full information on external site
  • Gradual change is possible: Sustainability & energy efficiency in data centers – it-zoom.de 2021-08-07
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  • Tony Grayson Discusses Putting an End to Human Error in Data Center Outages – imasons.org 2021-08-05
    Over the past decade, human error has played a significant role in most of the industry’s Data Center outages. According to a 2021 Uptime Institute Annual Outage Analysis, an aggregated year-on-year average of 63% of failures are due to human error. Read full information on external site
  • It's Electric! Motor City Electric Co. is ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year – enr.com 2021-08-05
    Detroit electrical contractor takes on design-build data centers, wind and solar. Read full information on external site
  • Tony Grayson Discusses Putting an End to Human Error in Data Center Outages – ocnjdaily.com 2021-08-04
    Over the past decade, human error has played a significant role in most of the industry’s Data Center outages. According to a 2021 Uptime Institute Annual Outage Analysis, an aggregated year-on-year average of 63% of failures are due to human error. Read full information on external site
  • EfficiencyIT: Leave it to the experts – datacentrereview.com 2021-08-04
    EfficiencyIT, a specialist consultancy in data centre design and build, edge computing and IT services, has welcomed DC design expert Steve Henson as its new senior data centre architect. Read full information on external site
  • EfficiencyIT bolsters data centre services with new hire – iteuropa.com 2021-08-03
    Data centre services firm EfficiencyIT has appointed Steve Henson as its new senior data centre architect, to help manage its partner alliances with the likes of Schneider Electric, Microsoft, Mimecast and Cisco. Read full information on external site
  • EfficiencyIT appoints Uptime Institute accredited data centre design expert – intelligentdatacentres.com 2021-08-03
    EfficiencyIT has announced its appointment of Steve Henson as its new Senior Data Centre Architect. Henson joins the company following a 30-year tenure in the data centre industry. He will work collaboratively with EfficiencyIT to growing customer base to help data centre owners and operators in the enterprise, life science and local government sectors implement power. Read full information on external site
  • The changing landscape of data centre energy storage – intelligentdatacentres.com 2021-08-03
    Emerging energy storage technologies signal radical changes for data centre power. Ed Ansett, Founder and Chairman, i3 Solutions Group, discusses the future of the data centre industry with a focus on data centre energy storage developments and emerging technologies. Read full information on external site
  • EfficiencyIT Appoints Uptime Institute Accredited Data Centre Design Expert – techerati.com 2021-08-02
    EfficiencyIT has announced its appointment of Steve Henson as its new Senior Data Centre Architect. Henson joins the company following a 30-year tenure in the data centre industry. He will work collaboratively with EfficiencyIT to growing customer base to help data centre owners and operators in the enterprise, life science and local government sectors implement power. Read full information on external site
  • Making data centres work in Cyprus – cyprus-mail.com 2021-08-01
    Simplex has been the pioneer of the data centre industry in Cyprus, operating the first carrier-neutral data centre in Cyprus (LIM1) in Limassol back in 2007. Read full information on external site