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Last Energy showcases micro nuclear reactor to the public
4 days ago
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Last Energy, a nuclear energy start-up, unveiled a prototype of a micronuclear reactor at a conference, positioning it as an affordable, sustainable solution for the high energy demands of data centres.
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London firms inspire sixth formers to consider data centre careers
Last week
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colocation
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data centre operators
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skills gap
VIRTUS Data Centres and HireHigher have hosted an event, stimulating London sixth form students to contemplate careers in the data centre industry, showcasing a range of roles and their crucial contributions.
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Data centre accelerator market to reach USD $89.8bn by 2031
Last week
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cloud services
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computing
The accelerating need for high-performance computing, driven by emerging technologies, is set to fuel a growth surge in the data centre accelerator market, with predictions for it to reach USD $89.8bn by 2031, up from USD $14.4bn in 2022.
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Data centre containment solutions market to hit $3.17bn
This month
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big data
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bi
Global data centre containment solutions market forecasted to surge to $3.17bn by 2034 due to increased investments by large corporations.
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Empowering businesses: T4 Group’s strategic Data Centre acquisition
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digital transformation
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T4 Group bolsters its position in the co-location market with the strategic acquisition of the East Tāmaki Data Centre, offering businesses secure and cost-effective data solutions.
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Vultr & Singtel team up to boost cloud GPU capacity in Asia
Last month
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it infrastructure
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Vultr partners with Singapore’s Singtel to enhance NVIDIA GPU cloud capabilities in Southeast Asia, allowing greater access to AI infrastructure across several countries.
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Taking organisations' physical security to the cloud
Last month
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storage
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data protection
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payroll systems
Physical security departments are recognising the value of cloud technologies for resource optimization, and many are embracing the benefits of hybrid solutions.
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Blackstone funds Aligned's USD $600M data centre development in Utah
Last month
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Blackstone Credit has partnered with Aligned Data Centers, providing a USD $600 million senior secured credit facility to back the construction of Aligned's largest data centre in Utah named SLC-03.
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Vertiv partners with NVIDIA to bolster high-density power solutions
Last month
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power / energy
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vertiv
Vertiv partners with the NVIDIA Partner Network to leverage their expertise in high-density power and cooling solutions, aiming to meet global infrastructure challenges of accelerated computing and AI workloads.
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NexGen Cloud to pioneer NVIDIA Blackwell platform in AI Supercloud
Last month
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cloud services
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colocation
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quantum computing
NexGen Cloud set to democratise AI by incorporating NVIDIA's cutting-edge Blackwell platform into services, propelling its AI Supercloud to new heights of excellence.
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NVIDIA unveils next-gen data centre blueprint with advanced AI supercomputers
Last month
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NVIDIA unveils blueprint for next-gen data centres backed by advanced AI supercomputers, Omniverse digital twins, and key industry collaborators, bolstering efficient AI infrastructure.
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NVIDIA unveils AI SuperPOD, powered by high-efficiency Superchips
Last month
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colocation
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servers
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ai
NVIDIA unveils groundbreaking AI supercomputer, DGX SuperPOD, fuelled by advanced GB200 Superchips with 11.5 exaflops AI supercomputing capability and 240Tb of fast memory.
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BDx acquires full ownership of OneTen Paya Lebar data centre in Singapore
Last month
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colocation
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BDx Data Centers has bought out the OneTen Paya Lebar data centre in Singapore from the Hwa Hong Corporation, solidifying its commitment to the local market and paving the way for customised digital solutions.
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VAST Data unveils new AI cloud architecture & partnerships ahead of NVIDIA conference
Last month
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storage
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ai
VAST Data has revealed a new data centre architecture and partnerships ahead of NVIDIA's GTC conference, setting a new approach to AI cloud architecture and promising improved efficiency, security, and scalability for AI services.
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Yondr Group energises first hyperscale data centre in Malaysia
Last month
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Yondr Group powers up its first data centre campus in Malaysia, marking a significant advancement in its expansion within the Asia-Pacific region.
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Vertiv introduces web app for modular data centre planning in EMEA
Last month
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network infrastructure
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edge data centre
Vertiv launches new web-based planning tool, Vertiv Modular Designer Lite, aiming to ease design and planning of prefabricated modular data centres across Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
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Lisbon's Vawlt Technologies secures €2.15m for supercloud expansion
Last month
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data protection
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cisco
Lisbon-based start-up, Vawlt, secures an additional €2.15m funding to boost their unique long-term distributed storage solution and expand their global footprint.
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BDx secures $155m debut loan in Singapore for data center expansion
Last month
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digital economy
Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing data center platform, BDx Data Centers, has secured a $155m debut loan from DBS Bank and OCBC for purchasing Singapore's OneTen Paya Lebar and future plans.
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CWCS Managed Hosting expands UK offering with Nottingham site
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uk expansion
CWCS Managed Hosting, a provider of managed hosting services, has purchased a new site in Nottingham to meet growing demand.
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Exclusive: Nutanix enters an exciting phase as enterprise transformations accelerate
Last month
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cloud services
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colocation
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public cloud
Nutanix SVP Sammy Zoghlami reveals the firm's key role in transforming the cloud computing and HCI sectors with agile and inventive data management across various platforms.
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IWD 2024: Beyond the server racks - Championing women in data centers
Last month
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colocation
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intel
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workplace
Drawing attention to the vital yet overlooked role of women in the data centre industry during IWD 2024, amid ongoing diversity and inclusivity challenges.
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Jason W. Adkins to take over as Bluebird Network CEO in 2024
Last month
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customer service
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Jason W. Adkins has been appointed as the new CEO of communications infrastructure provider Bluebird Network, set to assume duties from March 2024 following a successful telecom career spanning nearly three decades.
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AirTrunk initiates construction of new data centre in West Osaka
Last month
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cloud services
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japan
AirTrunk initiates the construction of a 20MW data centre, AirTrunk OSK1, in West Osaka, marking a major step in Japan's digital evolution and enhancing cloud technology infrastructure.
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Empyrion DC secures SGD$133m green loan from UOB for Singapore data centre
Last month
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singapore
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asia pacific
Empyrion DC secures its first green loan of SGD$133 million from UOB, bolstering its commitment to environmental sustainability and aiding operations of the award-winning SG1 Dodid Data Centre.