Data Center Planning stories
DCI Data Centers to build 40MW facility in Auckland
DCI Data Centers is set to construct a second data center in Auckland, with the $600m facility expected to be operational in mid-2022.
Submarine cable investments to reach $8bn, TeleGeography map shows
TeleGeography launches its 2021 Submarine Cable Map, revealing $8bn in cable investments over the next three years.
DCI Data Centers one step closer to building NZ facility in Auckland
DCI Data Centers receives consent to build its first New Zealand data center in Auckland, with plans for more facilities to meet growing demand.
University commits 10 years to uncovering 'data centre of the future'
Researchers say about 1% of the world’s energy is used to power data centres - but that number will climb to as much as 8% by 2030.
Teraco breaks ground on South African data centre
The JB4 data centre, located in Ekurhuleni, will take just over a year to build as a standalone data centre, with completion slated for Q1 2022.
Orient Link onboards NEC to develop MIST submarine cable
NEC and Orient Link are collaborating on a new subsea cable system, the MIST Cable System, to connect Asian countries and deliver over 216 Tbps capacity. .
Digital Realty announces Hong Kong data center build
The HKG11 data center will span 21,000 square metres and deliver 24 megawatts of IT capacity, to be in Kwai Chung, a developing data center cluster.
Mines, underwater, outer space - the weirdest data centers on Earth and beyond
Scandinavian wartime sites and mines transform into innovative data centres to meet global data demands.
Huawei’s solution for streamlining data centre construction
The company’s new offering provides services to support the design, build and operation of Tier-4 data centres.
Data Holdings joins Independent Data Center Alliance
Milwaukee-based data center firm Data Holdings has joined the Independent Data Center Alliance to meet growing demand for connected services.
Lendlease announces US$1 billion data center partnership
Lendlease in major APAC data centre venture, plans $1bn investment with an institutional partner.
Katalyst to build new subsurface data centre in Malaysia
Katalyst Data Management to launch a new data centre in Kuala Lumpur, expanding its global reach in Asia Pacific.
Equinix splashes out $85m for fourth Singapore data centre
Today Equinix revealed its plans for a new data centre in Singapore, which will be the global interconnection giant’s fourth facility.
Why cloud-based computing is here to stay
Colocation and cloud services can work together to provide businesses with a strategic advantage and improved agility.
Apple’s €850m Irish data centre project goes up in smoke
After fighting a seemingly never ending battle with campaigners, Apple has thrown its €850m Ireland data centre project into the ‘too hard basket’.
Schneider Electric: Good decision making is crucial in data center planning
Understand your goal – what is the objective you are trying to achieve, problem you’re trying to solve.
Edge computing - set to significantly impact data center planning, report says
The significance of edge to an organization depends on how much they outsource data hosting/processing needs. Understanding this is critical for data.
Data centre cures
Data centre managers often struggle to get a clear picture of their facility’s capacity, energy usage or availability.
Data centres – Part three: power and protection
Doomsday has come. The earth trembles, the waters gush and your data centre is in imminent peril.