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How will data centre infrastructures be affected by the 5G rollout?

The continued growth of the Internet of Things (IOT) depends on ICT infrastructures that can support its data processing and communications bandwidth requirements. Accordingly, 5G, with its ultra-low latency and high transmission rates, has a vital role as an IoT enabler. However, implementing the new standard has major implications for data centres in terms of their size, distribution and internal ICT hardware. In this article, Alex Emms, Operations Director at Kohler Uninterruptible Power (KUP), looks at this data centre evolution, and discusses how modern UPS technology can be deployed to meet the challenges it presents.

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The move to multicloud and the edge tops business priority lists

Although nearly half (45%) of IT decision-makers around the world are planning to move to a multicloud architecture, fewer than 1 in 5 businesses are currently deploying across multiple clouds.

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RETN deploys new PoP in Frankfurt, Germany

maincubes has added international network service provider RETN to its portfolio of network providers available onsite in its Frankfurt FRA01 data center in Germany. First client for RETN’s IP transit services in the maincubes facility is a German managed services provider (MSP) from the Frankfurt area, efero GmbH.

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Training to focus on data centre sustainability

With sustainability being at the forefront of industry across the world, CNet has reviewed and updated the content of its Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional (CDCSP®) program to reflect the latest sector needs and innovations.

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NHS using data to fight the virus

The NHS has a huge data gathering and information need in order to better understand and manage the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Colt provides full hosting capability to three Taiwan exchanges

Colt Technology Services now provides full hosting capability to three Taiwan exchanges in response to the growing demand from Taiwan exchanges after the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) announced the implementation of continuous trading from 23 March 2020. This is an addition to other markets across Asia, Europe and the US where Colt is already a market leader in the hosting and exchange colocation facilities provision.

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DigiPlex, the Nordic leader for scalable, secure and sustainable data centers, welcomes eRate AS to its Ulven facility in Oslo. Based in Norway, eRate helps brands establish and operate cutting edge mobile communication services that meet the precise needs of customers. The business selected DigiPlex because of its unsurpassed connectivity and the vibrant ecosystem of digital partners established within the Ulven data center.
American-European investors to put Portugal on the map of international mega data centres. Project will directly create up to 1,200 high-qualification professional jobs.
New datacentre will provide customers with options to keep its personal data in the EU.
The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI), an annual market study published by Equinix, shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has already had a dramatic effect on how businesses are planning their digital infrastructure initiatives over the next three years.
GBI (Gulf Bridge International), a global cloud, connectivity and content enabler, and 2Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, are building on their longstanding relationship by expanding collaboration and establishing a new deployment for GBI at the Equinix data center in Oman.
Colocation provider establishes presence in Marseille, boosting connectivity between Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
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Elektrobit Case Study: Enable Immense Data Intake to Support Autonomous Driving

Automated vehicles record and process massive amounts of data daily with simulations and high capacity sensors. For Elektrobit, a global supplier of connected software for the automotive industry, the biggest challenge was how to securely store, transfer and process these large amounts of data. The interconnection-first approach, deployed on Platform Equinix®, provided Elektrobit the fastest and most stable option available. Find out how Equinix, with its global data centers and digital edge presence, boosted efficiency, performance, reliability and security for Elektrobit.

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