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Uptime Institute embraces a remote future

Uptime Institute has announced the availability of new remotely-enabled versions of its globally recognized Tier Standard Certifications, Accredited Educational curriculum, Data Center Risk Assessment, Management & Operations Stamp of Approval, and Facilities Management and Operations services. These new services can be utilized by clients globally today, even with non-traditional business operating plans in effect due to the COVID-19 epidemic, in order to reduce the service delivery risks associated with digital infrastructure design, operations, risk assessment and education.

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Bond issues speeds up DigiPlex's expansion

DigiPlex has successfully completed a new senior secured bond issue of NOK 655 million with maturity in May 2023. The bond issue was substantially oversubscribed and demonstrates yet again DigiPlex’s strong credit history.

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The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) selects Leaseweb

The new agreement will accelerate the growth of Eurovision Flow, and further strengthen Leaseweb’s position in the media market.

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Information overload

John Hall, Managing Director of Proximity Data Centres, explains why coronavirus is driving the demand for data

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CyrusOne joins the EUDCA Board of Directors

The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has revealed that CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has joined the Board of Directors and Policy Committee as an Associate Member, bringing great value with its experience and leadership in support of the organisation’s efforts to monitor, educate and encourage best practice in data centre policy in Europe and around the world.

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Nextgenaccess completes Bristol to Wales fibre route

New dark fibre connection to NGD data centre offers carrier-neutral alternative for major customers.

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Helping owners and operators solve today’s data centre challenges

Siemon has introduced a new WheelHouse® Interactive Data Centre Guide designed to help managed service providers (MSPs), data centre owners and operators identify the right Siemon solutions for solving common data centre problems.

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Interxion partners with Amito

New partnership provides SMB access to Interxion’s critical infrastructure.

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Equinix expands EMEA Interconnection Services

Equinix has revealed one of its largest expansions of Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric™ (ECX Fabric™) in seven new EMEA markets to help global businesses simplify hybrid and multicloud infrastructures. With this expansion of Equinix’s industry-leading interconnection service to Barcelona, Brussels, Geneva, Istanbul, Lisbon and Sofia, and extending into Hamburg in Q2 2020, enterprises and service providers can seamlessly interconnect to a rich ecosystem of clouds, networks, partners and customers that matter most to their digital businesses.

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Data centres must prepare for summer

Data centre operators must prepare their facilities for the warm summer months by implementing the correct level of temperature control and power generation equipment, following confirmation that 2019 was Europe’s hottest ever year on record.

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Onguard selects Rackspace

New customer environments can now be launched in minutes due to private cloud platform and enhanced automation.

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Equinix and GIC to form US$1.0 billion + joint venture

Equinix has signed a greater than US$1.0 billion initial joint venture in the form of a limited liability partnership with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to develop and operate xScale data centers in Japan.

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Linxdatacenter introduces IT tools for remote work

Global health crisis accelerates need, company responds.

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Epsilon becomes a London Internet Exchange Platinum Partner

The surge in global internet traffic is driving demand for remote peering and accelerating growth in connectivity to global internet exchanges.

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InnoVision publication highlights data centre innovation

Data Centre Solutions, published by Digitalisation World owner, Angel Business Communications, is embarking on the next stage in the development of our media portfolio, by revitalising DCS Solutions as a dedicated, quarterly, digital publication – enhancing the data centre coverage which is an ongoing, integral part of our Digitalisation World media platform. Alongside this exciting development, we’re also going to be re-developing our stand-alone DCS Solutions website.

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Videos

Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security, discusses the importance of carrying out a ransomware readiness assessment to discover any potentially costly security gaps within an organisation’s IT infrastructure. The company’s recently launched SmartCheck for Ransomware is designed to help companies fortify their cyber risk management.
Andre Azevedo, CEO at Ancoris, explains how the company’s new GreenLab Google Cloud service helps organisations to understand the actions they can take around their IT infrastructure to achieve their sustainability goals, with cloud migration a high priority for many.
Michael O’Hara, Group Managing Director of DataSolutions, a distributor of transformational IT solutions, talks through the results of the company’s Channel sustainability stock-take survey, revealing how companies are losing out on contracts if they can’t demonstrate their environmental credentials, how the Channel is beginning to address its sustainability responsibilities and highlights the success of DataSolutions’ Techies Go Green initiative.
Christian Gilby, Senior Director of Enterprise Product Marketing, Juniper Networks, talks through the recent updates to the Apstra intent-based networking platform, covering edge, Zero Trust and migration services. He also details a recent customer success story.

Expert Opinions

By Nathan Howe, VP Emerging Technologies, 5G at Zscaler.
Simon Spring, Operations Director of EMEA at WhereScape, discusses some of the common misconceptions surrounding data warehouses, data lakes, and data hubs, and why a proper understanding of each is key to building effective data infrastructure.
By Thabo Makoko the Head of Cash Management and Transactional Banking at Absa CIB .
By Sharon Einstein, General Manager, Customer Engagement Analytics, NICE.