CAPRE’s Data Center Round Up for October 10, 2019

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Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center industry for October 10, 2019: Equinix and GIC Complete Formation of Greater than US$1.0 Billion European Data Center Joint Venture: Equinix has announced the completion of the formation of the greater than $1.0 Billion USD joint venture in the form of a limited liability partnership with GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, to develop and operate xScale data centers in Europe. As announced with the signing of the agreement in July, xScale data centers will serve the unique core workload deployment needs of a targeted group of hyperscale companies, including the world's largest cloud service providers. The facilities will allow these key enablers of digital transformation to streamline their continued growth, while strengthening Equinix's leadership position in the cloud ecosystem, as enterprises increasingly embrace hybrid multicloud as the IT architecture of choice. The initial six facilities in the joint venture will be located in the Amsterdam, London (two sites), Frankfurt (two sites) and Paris markets, on some of Equinix's existing International Business Exchange (IBX) data center campuses. Nutanix Announces New IT Automation for Private Clouds: Nutanix has announced that the Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform is integrated with the ServiceNow IT Operations Management solution to automate critical private cloud workflows. With this integration, ServiceNow customers can not only discover Nutanix HCI environments automatically, but also gain access to Nutanix-powered IT services and get direct notification of critical…