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Firmus Supercloud sets a new standard for sustainable cloud computing

Firmus, the Australian cloud infrastructure provider that is revolutionising data centre technology, has built its ultra-efficient and sustainable public cloud on Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack and Charmed Kubernetes.

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Raxio Group continues pan-African expansion

Raxio Group is investing to build and operate a “metro-edge”, multi-mega watt, colocation data centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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Supporting sustainable digital transformation at Crossways Business Park

New Dartford data centre, DA2, provides foundational critical infrastructure for business park’s digital transformation goals.

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Equinix to expand into Chile and Peru

Entry into growing data centre and cloud hub to accelerate digital transformation opportunities for local businesses and multinational companies.

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Vantage Data Centers expands Canadian operations

Investment of CAD$900 million includes a third Montreal campus and the expansion of existing campuses in Montreal and Quebec City.

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Help with finding a digital job

The first comprehensive taxonomy of digital infrastructure job roles launches to help expand and diversify the industry’s talent pipeline.

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Glide connects Proximity Edge 8 data centre to Birmingham dark fibre ring

Initiative brings increased diversity and additional low latency connectivity options to Proximity’s edge colocation customers.

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Custodian supports Vitanium growth with a cost-effective, sustainable data centre platform

Vitanium is a world-class data protection specialist, ISO 27001/ ISO 9001 accredited data backup service, and ransomware protection provider. Founded in 2003, it meets a growing need to store sensitive data from highly regulated industries securely.

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atNorth unveils high-capacity Swedish data centre

New data centre, specifically designed for high density workloads and reduced carbon footprint, opens as the first truly renewable site using heat recovery design.

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Kao Data expands Harlow Campus

Company announces second phase of expansion at its award-winning Harlow campus, with construction of a new 10MW, NVIDIA DGX-Ready and OCP-Ready™ facility now underway.

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Equinix launches network edge in five new European countries

Network Edge enables businesses to establish a presence in new markets and process data closer to the user without the need for a physical data centre.

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Vantage Data Centers continues Frankfurt expansion

Acquires full ownership of flagship EU data center from partners Energieversorgung Offenbach (EVO) and DataCenter-Group (DCG).

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Teraco offers access to Oracle Cloud via FastConnect

FastConnect, now also via Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange, to help enable customers towards achieving high performance, reliability and a secure connection for critical enterprise applications.

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NTT adds 7th data centre site

NTT plans to double London data center capacity as part of continued investment in the UK to support acceleration of digital transformation and hybrid IT environment.

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Pressing data centre challenges necessitate immediate actions

Ensuring viable green energy technologies and alleviating risks from fluctuating power and unplanned downtime remain vital priorities for data centre professionals building hyperscale and edge data centres, according to new insights from temporary utilities specialist Aggreko.

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Videos

James Brodhurst, Principal Consultant at Resistant.ai, discusses the significant, increasing threat posed to consumers and businesses by ever more sophisticated and agile cyber-criminals. The good news is that there’s a range of technology solutions available to mitigate the risks posed by cybercrime, Resistant.ai’s identity forensics being one of them.
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.
Emely Patra, RVP and Head of EMEA Customer Success Strategy and Architecture at MuleSoft, discusses the findings of the company’s recently published 2022 Connectivity Benchmark report, highlighting some of the obstacles to creating fully connected user experiences, and explaining how APIs and low code tools can help to address the major integration challenges which need to be overcome as part of a successful digital transformation strategy.
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.

Expert Opinions

By Bengt Johannes Lundberg , CEO of Disruptive Technologies.
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.
Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.