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Edge Computing
Eaton launches new micro data centre and UPS offerings
"Continued technological advancements are transforming the way data is processed, managed and delivered."
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Event
Take a virtual tour of Digital Realty's third Singapore data center
Digital Realty is excited to announce the opening of its Digital Loyang II data center in April.
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Data center architecture
Cushman & Wakefield ranks top 10 data center locations worldwide
“The 2020 pandemic accelerated the change in corporate IT strategy, as companies rapidly shifted to the cloud."
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Cloud data center
Darwin to become home to world's first Indigenous operated data centre
In a coup for the Darwin area, local Indigenous-owned business Binary Security has acquired the rights to operate a major new data centre at Charles Darwin University.
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Power / Energy
SpaceDC's JAK2 data center brings 1.45 MW of pure power to Indonesia
Indonesia’s population is approximately 276.6 million, and according to SpaceDC CEO Darren Hawkins, it is also home to Southeast Asia’s largest digital economy.
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Equinix
Equinix extends digital edge with new data centre in Perth
"We will continue to plan for expansion in Australia and support digital leaders across the country."
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Stratus
Significant data centre projects announced for Europe and APAC
A new partnership between real estate investment firm Cromwell and data centre group Stratus has fast-tracked plans for new data centres in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and beyond.
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Microsoft
More in store for NZ data centre landscape after Microsoft investment
The country’s successful fight against COVID-19, and its status as a ‘standout nation’ as characterised by the Fletcher School’s Digital Evolution Index, means New Zealand remains an ‘attractive market’ for continued investment, according to GlobalData.
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Data center management
$120m data centre project comes to Darwin, Australia
A new data centre project will commence in the Northern Territory, to the tune of $120 million. 
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Equinix
Equinix expands Melbourne footprint with fourth data centre worth $116 million
"This new IBX demonstrates our continued commitment to the Victorian and Australian digital economies."
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty enters South Korea
"Our entry into South Korea is an important milestone as we continue to expand our platform across the Asia Pacific region."
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Hyperscale
$43m tax-break for Google to house data centre in Ohio
There could soon be another hyperscaler on the horizon as the Ohio Tax Credit Authority has laid the bait for Google.
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Data Centre Operators
COTP launching two new data centres in North Virginia
Construction has already begun on the first facility, which will be within a campus densely populated by data centers.
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Colocation
Digital Realty turns old printing plant into third Toronto data center
Digital Realty has converted what was once Toronto's largest newspaper facility into one of the most efficient and reliable data centers in the area.