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Ramboll acquires leading data centre consulting company

Ramboll has acquired the data center consultancy EYP Mission Critical Facilities (EYPMCF). With the strategic acquisition Ramboll will strengthen its position in the international premier league of data center consultancies and add fuel to its important mission of contributing to lowering the carbon footprint of the industry which is a key component in our digitalized society.

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Pipedrive enhances service with Rackspace Technology Private Cloud management and UK data centre

Pipedrive, the global sales-first CRM and intelligent revenue management platform for small businesses, has opened a newly built Rackspace OpenStack private cloud environment in the UK, provided by Rackspace Technology.

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Surging supply necessitates contingency power for under-strain FLAP markets

A large surge in data centre supply across the FLAP market and an anticipated record-breaking year overall means facility operators must explore distributed energy solutions to avoid potential disruption from under-strain power grids.

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Equinix opens co-innovation facility

Equinix has opened its first Co-Innovation Facility (CIF), located in its DC15 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centre at the Equinix Ashburn Campus in the Washington, D.C. area. A component of Equinix’s Data Centre of the Future initiative, the CIF is a new capability that enables partners to work with Equinix on trialling and developing innovations. These innovations, such as identifying a path to clean hydrogen-enabled fuel cells or deploying more capable battery solutions, will be used to help define the future of sustainable digital infrastructure and services globally.

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Internet2 transitions to 400G national infrastructure

New services, capabilities, and efficiencies for the research and education community that accelerate scientific collaboration at a global scale.

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Data centre demands steady in EMEA

EMEA markets show little to no growth after experiencing rapid development for several quarters.

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Simwood expands LINX presence to Wales

Wholesale telecoms carrier, Simwood, has announced a new point of presence in Wales as they extend their network to Vantage Data Centers’ facility in Cardiff.

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Daimler transitions to sustainable mobility

Infosys provides ‘Green Data Center as a Service’, part of Infosys Cobalt to facilitate Daimler on its journey to net zero.

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Africa Data Centres unveils 10MW data centre in Lagos

The new facility will pave the way for Africa Data Centres hyperscale customers to deploy digitisation solutions to West Africa.

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Sustainability and climate actions dominate

Mainstream adoption of artificial intelligence and increased equipment integration also likely, according to Vertiv experts.

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SUPERNAP Italia delivers hyperscale data centre on Milan Campus

Overcoming global construction and supply chain constraints, SUPERNAP Italia shows what’s possible in Milan.

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The top 10 project success factors for emissions reduction in the data centre industry

As the world increasingly turns its attention to the action required to limit the damage being done to the environment by human activity, the data centre sector is getting to grips with the role it must play in reducing carbon emissions. Energy consumed by data centres is attracting more attention as a matter of concern, as global computing capacity continues to rapidly increase. Already, data centres use an estimated 200 terawatt hours (TWh) each year, more than the national energy consumption of some countries.

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European data centre market on course for a record-breaking year

CBRE forecasts 394MW of new supply will be added to the Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, and Paris (FLAP) markets in 2021. That is more than double the new supply brought online in 2020.

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CyrusOne to expand Frankfurt capacity

CyrusOne has purchased land in Hanau, East of Frankfurt, for the construction of a state-of-the-art data center facility with incoming power of 90MW and a critical power capacity of 63MW. This will be its fifth data center in Europe’s digital capital.

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Kao Data expands leadership team

Appoints Matthew Harris as Chief Financial Officer.

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Videos

The opening of Telehouse South at its London Docklands campus might represent something of a change for Telehouse, as it represents an ‘ambitious and aesthetic’ refurbishment of an existing data centre, as opposed to a new build, but it continues the company’s focus of providing high level colocation facilities, where latency, cloud, connectivity and sustainability all have key roles to play. Mark Pestridge, Senior Customer Experience Director, Telehouse Europe, explains all.
Angus Shaw, Sales Director at Brigantia Partners Limited, outlines the company’s unique approach to Value Added Distribution as it focuses on both consolidating and expanding its highly successful cybersecurity solutions portfolio, and its key vendor and Channel partner relationships.
Rob Elder, Vice President Data Centers, Bulk Infrastructure AS, discusses the current energy price spike and the impact it is already having on the global data centre industry - with a particular focus on how location is becoming an increasingly important factor for end users.
Florian Malecki, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Arcserve, discusses the findings of the company’s recent ransomware survey, which reveals that far too many organisations are still unprepared, not least in terms of recovering lost data. The good news is that businesses do have plans to increase their data resilience investments to meet the challenges of today’s hybrid, digital workplace.

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