CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for November 4, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for November 4, 2019: AWS to Open Data Centers in Spain: Amazon Web Services will open an infrastructure region in Spain. The new AWS Europe Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch, and will be their seventh region in Europe, joining existing regions in Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Stockholm, and the upcoming Milan region launching in early 2020. The Spain Region is expected to open late 2022 or early 2023. Currently, AWS provides 69 Availability Zones across 22 infrastructure regions worldwide. With this announcement, AWS now has announced plans for 13 more Availability Zones and four more Regions in Indonesia, Italy, South Africa, and Spain. The addition of the AWS Spain region will enable local customers with data residency requirements to store their content in Spain, with the assurance that they retain complete control over the location of their data, while customers building applications that comply with the General Data Protection Regulation will have access to another secure AWS infrastructure region in the European Union  that meets the highest levels of security, compliance, and data protection. Datacenter.com Completes Expansion of Amsterdam Data Center: Datacenter.com has completed phase II of its Datacenter.com AMS1 data center. The expansion was necessary due to the strong demand from domestic and international enterprise and cloud computing customers looking to reduce IT infrastructure costs. The data center floor area…