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Data centres in a 5G era

When it comes to 5G, we’re just getting started. Entire industries are simultaneously planning for a new era of connectivity, bracing themselves for what is set to be one of the most influential roll-outs in technological history. Enabling higher speeds, lower latencies, and more machine-to-machine connections, the arrival of fifth generation networking is already sparking a revolution amongst data centres. And there’s more to come. By Eric Law, Vice President Enterprise Sales Europe at CommScope.

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ManxIX launches as the internet exchange on the Isle of Man. The not-for-profit fully independent interconnection point offers a low cost, accessible platform to allow island traffic to stay local and for global networks to be accessible to its members.
Telia Carrier has further expanded access to its global IP backbone with an additional PoP (Point of Presence) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Located in Smartdc, it connects into the existing Amsterdam network and via a separate link directly to Brussels, ensuring full route diversity.
Findings from interviews with 800+ data centre service providers worldwide to determine current state of strategic sustainability initiatives.
Ex-Global Switch Managing Director to lead data centre platform expansion as Africa’s data demand accelerates.
4D Data Centres, a leading UK-based data centre operator and infrastructure management provider, has recently shown support to Suffolk Mind in its mission to get the world talking about and taking care of mental health.
Only nine months after the opening of the DC3-Oslo data center, the site expands with an additional 4MW building. This second building is a built-to-suit project for a large international cloud provider and was delivered ahead of schedule despite the challenges posed by Covid-19.
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