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Facebook Likely to Build Another Data Center in Iowa

Apr 16, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Development  |  News

ALTOONA, IA — Facebook is poised to build another massive building at its Altoona, IA data center campus near Des Moines. The new building, which the Altoona Planning and Zoning Commission approved plans for this week,  will sit near the social network’s other 1 million-square-foot data center, which is already currently under construction and is … Continue reading “Facebook Likely to Build Another Data Center in Iowa”

 

CBRE Releases North American Data Center Trends Report: Hyperscalers Setting Records in 2018

Apr 16, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Industry News  |  News

LOS ANGELES, CA — CBRE has released their North America Data Center Trends H2 2018 report, featuring the headline “Hyperscale cloud providers & enterprises set supply/demand records in H2 2018.” According to the report’s landing page, surging demand from hyperscale cloud providers led to a record 303 megawatts (MW) of absorption in the seven primary … Continue reading “CBRE Releases North American Data Center Trends Report: Hyperscalers Setting Records in 2018”

 

Denodo Releases Cloud Usage Survey, Finds 36% of Orgs are Migrating to Cloud, 20% are in Advanced Stages

Apr 16, 2019  |  Computing  |  Data Centers  |  Industry News  |  News

PALO ALTO, CA — The second annual cloud usage survey conducted by data virtualization leader Denodo finds that cloud adoption is gaining momentum. 36% of organizations are currently in the process of migrating to the cloud while close to 20 percent consider themselves to be in the advanced stages of implementation. Due to the number of ways data is … Continue reading “Denodo Releases Cloud Usage Survey, Finds 36% of Orgs are Migrating to Cloud, 20% are in Advanced Stages”

 

Construction on Apple’s Danish Data Center Reportedly Comes to a Halt

Apr 16, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Development  |  News

VIBORG, DENMARK — Danish newspaper Viborg Stifts Folkeblad is first reporting that that construction on Apple’s new hyperscale data center in Viborg, Denmark has come to a halt, and construction workers have been sent home with no instructions as to when to return. Viborg is located in the Jutland region of Denmark. This project is … Continue reading “Construction on Apple’s Danish Data Center Reportedly Comes to a Halt”

 

T5 Facilities Management Reports Dramatic Growth for Data Center Services in 2018

Apr 16, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Industry News  |  News

ATLANTA, GA – T5 Facilities Management (T5FM) had a banner year in 2018, adding 11 data centers in eight U.S. markets to their customer portfolio. T5FM, a division of T5 Data Centers, innovators in providing secure, customizable, hyperscale enterprise computing environments, also substantially expanded its staff to meet the needs of new customers, which include … Continue reading “T5 Facilities Management Reports Dramatic Growth for Data Center Services in 2018”

 

CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for April 16

Apr 16, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  News

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in the data center space for April 16, 2019: T5 Facilities Management Reports Dramatic Growth for Data Center Services in 2018: T5 Facilities Management (T5FM) had a banner year in 2018, adding 11 data centers in eight U.S. markets to their customer portfolio. T5FM, a … Continue reading “CAPRE’s Data Center Industry Round Up for April 16”

 

De Nederlandsche Bank Outsources Data Center Mgmt to Centric

Apr 15, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Industry News  |  News

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has reportedly decided to close some of its data centers and outsource its data center management to software solutions company Centric. DNB now will relocate the data center located within ist head office in Westeinde, Amsterdam, onto a private cloud service at owned by Centric. While the details … Continue reading “De Nederlandsche Bank Outsources Data Center Mgmt to Centric”

 

Google’s AI Ethics Panel Disbands After One Week

Apr 15, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Industry News  |  News  |  Security & Compliance

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — After trying to stay together for a rough week, Google’s newly appointed AI Ethics Panel has disbanded. The Alphabet company announced the roster of individuals selected to serve on its Advanced Technology External Advisory Council in late March, and soon ran into some public relations problems. Among the earliest controversies was … Continue reading “Google’s AI Ethics Panel Disbands After One Week”

 

Prince William County May Raise Data Center Tax Rates

Apr 15, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Development  |  News

MANASSAS, VA —  InsideNoVa.com & WTOP.com are first reporting that The Board of County Supervisors for Prince William County, VA is considering raising the county’s tax rate for data centers. On April 17, the board will hold a special meeting discuss the issue. The increase is being proposed by At-large Chair Corey Stewart, who is … Continue reading “Prince William County May Raise Data Center Tax Rates”

 

Qualcomm + Swisscom Bring 5G to Europe

Apr 15, 2019  |  Data Centers  |  Infrastructure  |  News

SAN DIEGO, CA — Qualcomm Technologies, along with cutting-edge device manufactures including OPPO, LG Electronics, Askey and WNC today announced the arrival of commercial 5G services in Europe with the launch of Swisscom’s 5G network. The launch marks the beginning of a fast-paced and broad roll out of 5G networks and Android smartphones in the … Continue reading “Qualcomm + Swisscom Bring 5G to Europe”