DIF Capital Partners has signed an agreement to acquire Tonaquint Data Centers, a leading data center provider in the Mountain West region in the United States, headquartered in St. George, Utah. Tonaquint's management continues to hold a minority stake. The investment will be done through DIF's core-plus CIF III fund.
Concerns around recent global events and the subsequent inflationary pressure on power, materials and labour costs are not, as yet, adversely affecting growth in the data centre sector which continues to remain buoyant. This is according to the latest independent industry survey, which captures the views of over 3000 senior datacentre professionals across Europe, including owners, operators, developers, consultants and end users.
atNorth Holding AB has reached a definitive agreement to acquire two data center facilities in Finland from Advania AB (”Advania” ). This acquisition will fuel atNorth’s expansion in the region, as the company also looks to build a third site in Finland.
Proptivity, a market leading indoor 5G network provider in the Nordics and Baltics, has selected atNorth’s state-of-the-art sustainable and future proofed data center facility in Kista as its Swedish data center provider.
Goldacre, the Noé Group’s digital infrastructure and technology investment arm, announces the first site for its NED data centre platform and a partnership with The Levinstein Group, which will see a new ground-breaking data centre built in Israel.
In the first of a series of interviews with leading industry experts, David Bond, from our series sponsor company, Centiel, shares valuable thoughts on and insights into current data centre industry challenges and opportunities – with sustainability and skills very much the focus. He also reveals what keeps him busy away from the workplace.
Steven Wood, Director, Solution Consulting (EMEA, APAC), OpenText Cybersecurity, provides some brilliant insights into what actually happens during a security breach, how organisations can address the pain points of skills shortages and the need to consolidate security solutions, and explains how OpenText’s cybersecurity platform provides MSPs and MSSPs with a great opportunity to help end users optimise their cyber resilience strategies.
Jason Gerrard, Director of International Systems Engineering at Commvault, explains the advanced security features recently added to the company’s data protection solutions portfolio, featuring on-prem and SaaS management integration, risk analysis, threat scan and advisor, auto recovery and Microsoft and CyberArk integrations.
Jimmy Tam, CEO of Peer Software, discusses the need for modern file management and orchestration solutions to be able to meet today’s digital data demands. He explains the essential technology components of an active/active high availability system and the benefits it provides end users.