Data Center

  • Apple’s plan to build data center in European city fails

    US tech giant Apple announced it had shelved plans to build an 850-million-euro ($1.0-billion) data center in Ireland over a court battle with conservationists who were seeking to preserve a forest.

  • Cisco powers Artificial Intelligence initiatives with new UCS server

    With the aim of helping enterprises address the challenges emerging from the effect of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) on the underlying infrastructure and processes of IT, Cisco is unveiling its first server built from the ground up for AI and ML workloads.

  • Data center spend for smart cities in MENA to exceed $5bn by 2020

    As the Middle East accelerates its digital transformation and Smart Cities growth, regional data center spend will reach a record-high of USD 5 billion by 2020, industry experts announced today ahead of GITEX Technology Week.

  • Lenovo launches largest data center portfolio in its history

    At Lenovo's TRANSFORM event held in New York on June 20, the company unveiled an end-to-end data center portfolio that enables customers to harness the power of the "intelligence revolution" and create a strong technology foundation that supports transformative capabilities such as data analytics, high-performance computing, hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

  • Nordic nation chosen as location for the largest data center in the world

    Norway has been selected as the location for the construction of the largest data center in the world. US-Norwegian company KOLOS has formally announced its intentions to build the state-of-the-art facility inside the Arctic Circle in the town of Ballangen.

  • US global provider opens $69m IBX Data Center in Brazil

    With the new Monet submarine cable to the US and the new SAC submarine cable to Africa, the connectivity in Brazil is growing by leaps and bounds. In conjunction with this growth the cloud/data center business is getting stronger. Global provider Equinix has opened a $69m International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in São Paulo, Brazil, the company's largest to date.