365 days to build Africa’s first hyperscale data centre

The end of 2017 marks the completion of Africa’s first hyperscale data centre, JB2-Bredell. Owned and operated by Africa’s largest and only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco, the Bredell Hyperscale Data Centre Facility located in Bredell features over 24 MW of power and 6000m² of technical deployment space and is the largest commercial data centre in operation in Africa. The record-breaking build brings with it much anticipation as the continent sees more and more technology giants choosing to colocate to Africa.







EDP Europe appointed UK distributor for Hubbell Premise Wiring solutions

EDP Europe has been appointed as the UK distributor for Hubbell Premise Wiring solutions.  Hubbell Premise Wiring is a leading manufacturer of high performance networking systems and components which deliver unmatched quality, innovation and reliability. Offering a full range of copper and fibre optic networking solutions, their products are designed to exceed current standards, enabling their customers to have confidence that the chosen solution will last long into the future.



Supersize your IT infrastructure ahead of Black Friday

The 24th November is Black Friday, which marks the largest online retail event of the year and sees discounted items available across major high street outlets and at online retailers. According to data prepared by price comparison site GoCompare, which surveyed approximately 2 000 individuals, the projected UK consumer spend this Black Friday will be around the £3 billion mark, with 49 per cent expecting to shop online. So with Black Friday consumers poised to spend, how prepared are the ‘e-sellers’?



Powertek selects 3W Infra as global reseller

Powertek, a global vendor delivering intelligent and highly customized Power Distribution Units (rack PDUs) worldwide, headquartered in Hong Kong, announces a partnership with 3W Infra – a fast-growing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) hosting provider from Amsterdam. Under the channel agreement, 3W Infra will deliver the intelligent Powertek PDUs built for flexibility and high-customization options to its global IaaS hosting clientele.








Hybrid IT insights

There is no better way to understand trends in any industry than by going directly to those leading the way in that space. With this in mind, Schneider Electric commissioned a new 451 Research study designed to shed light on hybrid IT environments at large enterprises from across the globe. This research was conducted through intensive, in-depth interviews with C-suite, data centre and IT executives and offers peer lessons and perspective into innovative deployment of technologies others in the industry can use to evaluate and manage their own hybrid landscapes.


Tier IV certification for North Denmark hospital facility

North Denmark Region data center has been Tier IV certified for its constructed facility by Uptime Institute, the globally recognized data center authority. This Certification is testament to the focus by the organization on building a highly resilient data center that ensures availability of critical systems that benefit patients in the form of supporting stable hospital operation in a secure environment.








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