China continues to lead global e-commerce market

The COVID-19 pandemic has further accelerated the e-commerce activities in China China’s e-commerce market, the world’s largest, is expected to register a strong growth of 10.4 per cent in 2022, as consumers are increasingly shifting from offline to online. The market is expected to grow by 10.4 per cent in 2022 to…

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Data centre project in Gangnam, Seoul

Gangnam is widely recognized as the “Silicon Valley” of Seoul Empyrion DC, Asia’s first green data centre developer, announced today that it is developing a 40MW green data centre in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea (“GDC”). Empyrion DC signed a binding agreement with a local promoter to acquire 100 per cent of the development rights, with…

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Public cloud costs versus resiliency

Users must architect cloud-native applications to reduce the impact of cloud outages As many were reminded amid major data centre outages due to Europe’s massive July heatwave, deploying apps in the cloud doesn’t remove the risk of critical failures. Given these events, Uptime Institute’s newly released Intelligence Report – “Public cloud costs versus resiliency”…

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Empyrion DC announces 40MW data centre project

Gangnam is home to several of the largest Korean conglomerates Empyrion DC, Asia’s first green data centre developer, announced today that it is developing a 40MW green data centre in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea (“GDC”). Empyrion DC signed a binding agreement with a local promoter to acquire 100 per cent of the development rights,…

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One of the top considerations for datacentre-related investments

The increase in demand for digital infrastructure is indisputable According to IDC Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) Datacentre Survey (2021), about one-third of organizations in Indonesia see sustainability as one of the key considerations when selecting a colocation provider. These organizations identify investments in renewable energy sources and green initiatives as…

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US, China tech giants emerge as significant contributors to global patents

Amazon has patented artificial intelligence methods to enhance data sets The US tech giants Google, Apple, Meta, Amazon, and Microsoft (GAMAM) have filed more than 106,000 patents and Chinese tech trio Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent (BAT) have filed over 80,000 patents during the last five years. This indicates that innovation…

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Consumer IT spending slowing down

Enterprise IT spending has been stable as businesses continue to protect IT budgets The risk of recession worldwide has continued to rise amid increasing inflation and the expectation of a tightening monetary policy. The rising inflation is driven by ongoing supply chain constraints, geopolitical tensions, growing food and energy prices,…

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Woolpert to collect Topo-Bathy Lidar data and imagery

The mapping data and products will assist ICI Woolpert has been contracted by Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) to collect topographic and bathymetric lidar data and aerial imagery across the Cook Islands. The multimillion-dollar contract is funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Green Climate Fund.…

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