Equinix, Omantel To Build Data Center In Oman

Equinix And Omantel Enter Agreement To Build New Equinix Data Center In Oman Equinix Press Release July 6, 2018 REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MUSCAT, Oman, - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, and Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel, a MSM listed company: OTEL), announced the companies have entered into a joint venture [...]

2018-07-06T14:51:04+00:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

GCX Completes Data Center, Landing for Eagle

GCX Announces India Landing and Completion of India Data Center for Eagle Subsea Network Global Cloud Xchange Press Release June 19, 2018 MUMBAI, India  – Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), today announced new milestones in its “Cloud & Fiber” initiative with the confirmation of its India Landing and completion of [...]

2018-06-19T15:38:09+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Microsoft Deploys Underwater Data Center

Microsoft Deploys An Underwater Submarine-Like Data Center To Boost Internet Speeds By Ryan Brown, CNBC June 6, 2018 Microsoft has deployed a submarine-like data center into the waters off the coast of Orkney, a group of islands located off Scotland. The tech giant said Wednesday that it had sunk the 40-foot-long vessel from the European [...]

2018-06-06T11:12:42+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

PAIX Strikes West African Data Centers Deal

PAIX Strikes West African Data Centers Deal In Growing Market By Antony Savvas, Data-Economy May 29, 2018 The partnership with NSIA Technologies will cover services to a long list of countries and serve the colocation needs of telcos, enterprises and others. PAIX Data Centres and NSIA Technologies have formed a joint venture to run carrier [...]

Virginia: The Data Center Capital Of The World

Virginia: The Data Center Capital Of The World By Vinay Nagpal May 21, 2018 Now At The Confluence Of Five Continents Northern Virginia is currently the leading data center market in the world, and the data center development in the region is showing no signs of slowing down. Loudoun County in particular clearly takes the [...]

2018-05-24T01:13:08+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Data Centers, Magazine|Tags: , , , |

Interxion Opens Its Second Data Centre In Marseille

Interxion Opens MRS2, Its Second Data Centre In Marseille Interxion Press Release May 16, 2018 PARIS, FRANCE – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that it has officially opened the first phase of MRS2, Interxion’s second data centre in Marseille. Less than [...]

ACA International To Invest In Virginia Beach Data Center

ACA International to Invest $52 Million for 130,000-Square-Foot Data Center in Virginia Beach By City of Virginia Beach Press Release April 17, 2018 Virginia Beach, Virginia - Assured Communications Advisors International (ACA International), an international telecommunications consultancy firm headquartered in Vint Hill, Virginia, has announced plans to invest $52 million in Virginia Beach to open [...]

Liquid Telecom Invests $110m In DataCenter Expansion

Liquid Telecom Invests Almost $110m In Data Center Expansion By Tanwen Dawn-Hiscox January 31, 2018 African telecommunications group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet, has increased the capacity and doubled the size of its carrier-neutral data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The investment, totalling 1.3 billion Rand ($109.75m) over the past twelve months, is [...]

2018-03-14T17:41:34+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , |

Angola Cables Connects France-IX To Angonix

By Max Smolaks, Data Center Dynamics August 23, 2017 Submarine cable operator Angola Cables has launched a remote peering service at France-IX Marseille, which serves as a preferred peering location for companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Seacom and WIOCC. The service will improve connectivity between customers at France-IX and those peering at Angola Cables’ own [...]

2017-09-13T12:02:13+00:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , |

MainOne Advocates Need Data Growth In Africa

By MainOne Press Release May 24, 2017 LAGOS, Nigeria - Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion. Based on the theme “Achieving A Connected Continent: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa”, the expert panel session with participation from [...]

2017-05-31T06:23:51+00:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |