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Equinix makes $874m data centre deal to keep EC happy

Telstra Global is expanding into the US and Japan, and adding 155 new racks to its Sydney datacentre

Equinix has announced the sale of eight data centres across Europe to Digital Realty Trust for approximately $874 million.

Oracle and Fujitsu partner up to tackle Japanese market

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Oracle and Fujitsu have announced a partnership to deliver Oracle cloud application and platform services to Japanese customers

AWS expands footprint in India with new data centre

Location India. Red pin on the map.

AWS has expanded its reach in the Asia Pacific region, opening two new Availability Zones in Mumbai, taking the total globally to 35.

IBM makes software defined infrastructure smarter


IBM has expanded its portfolio of software-defined infrastructure solutions adding cognitive features to speed up analysis of data, integrate Apache Spark and help accelerate research and design, the company claims.

Singapore tests out its green finger on data centres

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Singapore has continued its drive towards becoming the worlds’ smartest nation by announcing trials for a Tropical Data Centre (TDC), which could potentially reduce energy consumption in data centres by up to 40%.

Salesforce to run core services on AWS

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Salesforce has announced it will run some of its core services on AWS in various international markets, as well as continuing investments into its own data centres.

Dropbox opens Hamburg office to reduce US/EU data concerns

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Dropbox has announced the opening of its latest European office, branching into the German market ahead of plans to open a new data centre in Europe latter in the year.

ST Telemedia continues expansion in data centre market

Location India. Red pin on the map.

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres has expanded its data centre footprint through a joint venture with Tata Communications, where it will now take a 74% majority stake in Tata’s data centre business in India and Singapore.

AWS announce launch of X1 Instances for EC2

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AWS has announced the availability of X1 Instances for Amazon EC2, which it claims is the most memory available in any SAP-certified cloud instance available today.

London’s Virtus Data Centres doubles annual revenues


London based Virtus Data Centres has announced it has doubled its revenues over the last twelve months, though the team haven’t released any specific numbers to substantiate the claim.