Data center

Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact Commits European Cloud and Data Centre Industry To Ambitious Sustainability Action

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:15am

BRUSSELS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One year after the adoption of the European Green Deal, leading cloud infrastructure providers and data centre operators have created the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact.

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  • BRUSSELS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One year after the adoption of the European Green Deal, leading cloud infrastructure providers and data centre operators have created the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact.
  • Companies joining the Pact represent the most significant industry players in cloud infrastructure and data centres in Europe.
  • This commitment underpins a roadmap for Europe's cloud infrastructure industry to offer climate neutral services to customers by 2030."
  • For more details on the new Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact, please visit ClimateNeutralDataCentre.net

Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact Commits European Cloud and Data Centre Industry To Ambitious Sustainability Action

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:11am

BRUSSELS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One year after the adoption of the European Green Deal, leading cloud infrastructure providers and data centre operators have created the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact.

Key Points: 
  • BRUSSELS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One year after the adoption of the European Green Deal, leading cloud infrastructure providers and data centre operators have created the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact.
  • Companies joining the Pact represent the most significant industry players in cloud infrastructure and data centres in Europe.
  • This is an historic and unprecedented commitment by an industry to proactively lead the transition to a climate neutral economy.
  • For more details on the new Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact, please visit ClimateNeutralDataCentre.net

Uptime Institute Introduces Expanded 2021 Education Calendar with New Offerings for Essential Design and Operations

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 11:02am

SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute today announced the company's 2021 education and training calendar along with two new live instructor-led online classes designed to allow business leaders and other stakeholders to gain the essential knowledge needed for design and operations.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute today announced the company's 2021 education and training calendar along with two new live instructor-led online classes designed to allow business leaders and other stakeholders to gain the essential knowledge needed for design and operations.
  • Fundamentals of Tier Standard Topology- attendees learn essential knowledge of designing and building world-class data centers that exhibit the performance outlined by the industry's Tier Standard.
  • More information is available on all accredited educational course offerings and advanced seminars, also see the full Uptime Institute 2021 Course Calendar .
  • Uptime Institute - The Global Data Center Authority, has office locations throughout the world, including those in North and South America, Europe, Middle East, Russia, and Asia.

Global Data Center Server Markets, 2020-2024: Hyperscalers Continue to Upgrade and Expand their Data Centers and Investments in Scaling Up In-house Data Centers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 10:54am

The data center server market is poised to grow by $ 69.25 mn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 14% during the forecast period.

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  • The data center server market is poised to grow by $ 69.25 mn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 14% during the forecast period.
  • The market is driven by the enterprise server refresh cycles, hyperscalers continue to upgrade and expand their data centers and investments in scaling up in-house data centers.
  • The reports on the data center server market provide a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The data center server market analysis includes type segment and geographical landscapes.

HGC brings hyperscale ultra-connectivity to 20+MW Hong Kong cloud data centre

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7:00am

HONG KONG, Jan. 20,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, today announced the availability of its hyperscale-focused fibre optic network at AirTrunk's latest hyperscale data centre in Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Jan. 20,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, today announced the availability of its hyperscale-focused fibre optic network at AirTrunk's latest hyperscale data centre in Hong Kong.
  • Asia-Pacific hyperscale data centre specialist, AirTrunk opened the doors of its HKG1 data centre in December 2020.
  • AirTrunk converted an eight-storey industrial building into a world-class hyperscale data centre with a design PUE of 1.35 in record time to support cloud customers ramping up their operations in Hong Kong and the wider region.
  • Thomas Lee, AVP, Global Carrier Data, International Business of HGC, said: "We have borne witness to rapid mounting demand for data centre to data centre network connectivity services in Hong Kong.

HGC brings hyperscale ultra-connectivity to 20+MW Hong Kong cloud data centre

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7:00am

HONG KONG, Jan. 20,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, today announced the availability of its hyperscale-focused fibre optic network at AirTrunk's latest hyperscale data centre in Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Jan. 20,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, today announced the availability of its hyperscale-focused fibre optic network at AirTrunk's latest hyperscale data centre in Hong Kong.
  • Asia-Pacific hyperscale data centre specialist, AirTrunk opened the doors of its HKG1 data centre in December 2020.
  • AirTrunk converted an eight-storey industrial building into a world-class hyperscale data centre with a design PUE of 1.35 in record time to support cloud customers ramping up their operations in Hong Kong and the wider region.
  • Thomas Lee, AVP, Global Carrier Data, International Business of HGC, said: "We have borne witness to rapid mounting demand for data centre to data centre network connectivity services in Hong Kong.

MPS & EPC Redefine DC/DC Power Conversion with 48V to 6V LLC Module Family for High-Density Computing and Datacenters

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

These power modules target applications for high-density computing and datacenters, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and multi-user gaming.

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  • These power modules target applications for high-density computing and datacenters, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and multi-user gaming.
  • For high-density server applications, record power density and efficiency can be achieved with simple, low-cost topologies, such as an LLC DC/DC converter.
  • The 48V to 6V module family offers an extremely powerful and versatile solution set for high-performance computing, high-density datacenters, and artificial intelligence systems migrating to the 48V power distribution architecture, said Maurice Sciammas, Sr. VP Marketing & Sales, MPS.
  • Advanced computing applications are putting higher demands on power converters, and silicon-based power conversion is not keeping pace, said Alex Lidow, CEO of EPC.

DE-CIX Deploys at Iron Mountain’s New Jersey Data Center, Increasing Interconnection Options

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:30pm

We are pleased to welcome DE-CIX to our NJE-1 data center.

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  • We are pleased to welcome DE-CIX to our NJE-1 data center.
  • Our new switch at Iron Mountains NJE-1 data center geographically expands our reach further into central New Jersey, demonstrating the continuation of our commitment to serve the entire New York and New Jersey metro region, adds Ed dAgostino, General Manager of DE-CIX North America.
  • Iron Mountains NJE-1 is a 26MW purpose-built data center with a range of services and Uptime Tier III-certified design for documented reliability.
  • Iron Mountain's data center platform is powered by 100% renewable energy and can support more than 375 megawatts of IT capacity at full build-out.

KickStart Europe Summit 2021 moves online to continue conversations around trends and investment in the European data center market

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 9:00am

The program will continue to have a mixture of plenary and panel sessions, with C-Level experts, and remains focused on the latest tech trends and investments in the data center, connectivity and cloud landscape, to kickstart the year.

Key Points: 
  • The program will continue to have a mixture of plenary and panel sessions, with C-Level experts, and remains focused on the latest tech trends and investments in the data center, connectivity and cloud landscape, to kickstart the year.
  • Penny Madsen-Jones, EMEA Data Center Research at CBRE, will talk about emerging European data center markets.
  • Tech and Business Trends- such as the Open Compute Project (OCP); edge infrastructure, digitalisation in the data center; new dynamics between colocation and cloud; and investments in emerging data center markets in Europe.
  • Scale-ups, start-ups, and enterprises who would like more in-depth information about the Netherlands can consult our Digital Gateway to Europe knowledge database.

INAP Announces Second Phase of Los Angeles Flagship Data Center Expansion Fueled By Hybrid Infrastructure Demand

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:05pm

RESTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- INAP, a global provider of performance-driven, secure hybrid infrastructure solutions, today announced the start of the next phase of its Los Angeles-area flagship data center expansion.

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  • RESTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- INAP, a global provider of performance-driven, secure hybrid infrastructure solutions, today announced the start of the next phase of its Los Angeles-area flagship data center expansion.
  • When all phases are complete, the project will increase the data center's total power capacity from 1.4 MW to 3.2 MW of critical load.
  • The expansion was initiated in June 2019 to accommodate the growth of several key customer environments, as well as broader supply constraints and demand for hybrid infrastructure services in the L.A. data center market.
  • The flagship facility, built in 2012, will boast a power utility efficiency (PUE) of 1.4an above-average mark for multitenant data centers.