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Data centre industry thrives in challenging times

Jim Hart, CEO of BCS, discusses the company’s Summer Report, which finds that the data centre industry continues to expand and innovate as it faces any number of challenges around sustainability, energy supplies and costs, skills shortage and supply chain volatility.

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Strong data centre industry growth

Uptime Institute’s 2022 Global Data Center Survey findings highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and more.

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Hyperscalers propel data centre CAPEX to new heights

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the US cloud hyperscalers—Amazon, Google, Meta, and Microsoft—increased data center capex by 45 percent in 2Q 2022, propelling global data center capex to new heights. However, demand pullback is anticipated among certain Chinese and Tier 3 US cloud service providers and select enterprise verticals.

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Raxio Group breaks ground for construction of Raxio Kinshasa

The Raxio Group held a ground-breaking ceremony that formally kicks off the construction of the first Tier III carrier neutral colocation data centre in the DRC, located at 12eme, Limete, Kinshasa.

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Arelion introduces additional Belgrade PoP for growing ICT economy

Arelion (formerly Telia Carrier), has announced the availability of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Belgrade, Serbia’s capital city. The new PoP, located at CETIN’s carrier-neutral datacenter, will provide high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, and Internet Exchange (IX) Connect services for content providers and enterprises across the metropolitan area.

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New data from Synergy Research Group shows that Q3 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services were almost $33 billion, up 33% from the third quarter of 2019.
Whitespace Software, the digital insurance and reinsurance trading platform, has delivered one year of continued 100% uptime to its customers, with no unplanned downtime, thanks to utilising Node4’s managed services. With Node4 managing Whitespace’s Azure environment, the company has been able to provide its customers with consistently secure and uninterrupted services.
Acquirer owns Norwegian-based operator Green Mountain whose operations will expand to the London market.
Africa Data Centres is building a 30MW data centre facility in Accra, Ghana.
Following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in June 2021, the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) proudly announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors. Michael Winterson, Managing Director at Equinix Services Ltd has been elected Chair to guide the association at this important stage of its evolution.
Despite the continuing disruption to both education and industry as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, BCS (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist business dedicated to optimising digital infrastructure across the globe, has started recruiting for this year’s apprenticeship programme.
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Elektrobit Case Study: Enable Immense Data Intake to Support Autonomous Driving

Automated vehicles record and process massive amounts of data daily with simulations and high capacity sensors. For Elektrobit, a global supplier of connected software for the automotive industry, the biggest challenge was how to securely store, transfer and process these large amounts of data. The interconnection-first approach, deployed on Platform Equinix®, provided Elektrobit the fastest and most stable option available. Find out how Equinix, with its global data centers and digital edge presence, boosted efficiency, performance, reliability and security for Elektrobit.

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