CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for March 11, 2020: Oracle Likely to Cut Over a Thousand Employees in Europe

Check out the latest in deals, new development and innovative strategies in hyperscale, colocation, 5G, cloud migration, cloud services, edge compute, Hybrid IT, power, cooling and energy efficiency for March 11, 2020: Oracle Likely to Cut Over a Thousand Employees in Europe: The Irish Times is reporting that up to 1300 Oracle staff in Europe may soon be unemployed. In Ireland, around 200 jobs are at risk, and Oracle's Amsterdam and Malaga teams are also possibly going to be  affected. The Times reports that staff across the continent took part in an “all hands on deck” meeting by management last week Wednesday afternoon to hear the news. "The staff cuts affect people working across sales, business development and solutions engineering.The lay-offs come after Oracle fell short of quarterly revenue estimates late last year as growth in its cloud services business failed to cover losses in its traditional licensing business," writes the local publication. Landsvirkjun and Reykjavík Data Center Announce a Green Power Purchase Agreement to Provide 100% Renewable Power and Sustainability Benefits: Landsvirkjun, Iceland’s national power company, and Reykjavík Data Center (Reykjavík DC), a high-performance computing data center, have signed a Green Power Purchase Agreement guaranteeing certified renewable energy at the data center. Located in Reykjavík, the data center will utilize 100% hydro-electric and geothermal renewable energy from Landsvirkjun in Iceland. Reykjavík DC will become Landsvirkjun's fourth customer in the data center industry. A large-scale, sustainable and state-of-the-art data center,…