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.



JPIX expands Tokyo data centre presence with Colt Data Centre Services

JPIX (Japan Internet Exchange), one of the country’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operators, is expanding its presence to Colt DCS’ Tokyo Shiohama carrier-neutral data centre. Colt DCS has enjoyed years of strong growth across Asia, and is now expanding its connectivity capabilities to serve its customers’ requirement for optimal network solutions.




Datacenter.com completes first phase of green Amsterdam colo data centre

Datacenter.com, a recently established European colocation data center provider that paid over $500,000 to buy its domain name while planning a targeted global roll-out of large-scale colocation data centers globally, has completed the first phase of its flagship data center in Amsterdam, Datacenter.com AMS1. This highly energy-efficient facility features a unique data center setup with indirect adiabatic cooling technologies while achieving a calculated pPUE figure of 1.04.










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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