Growth of data centre development and investment

Data centre operators and major services held fast throughout the troubled, early days of 2020 onward. Data Centres, once an afterthought for global enterprises, are now a cornerstone of the information economy, and well over $100 billion has poured into the asset class over the past decade, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s Global…

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COVID-19 propels data centre growth in APAC

Emergence of a new business environment, cloud service providers and video conferencing service providers. The APAC data centre market share has been witnessing exceptional growth since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased the access to internet-related services aided by lockdowns and restrictions imposed by government agencies across…

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Specialist staff needed for all types of data centres

Greater investment, more training and more creative approaches to employment will be needed. As the data centre build-out continues across the globe, many more people will be needed to design, build and operate this critical infrastructure. The demand will exacerbate staffing shortages — but by how much? The Uptime Institute…

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Enterprise cloud spending in Philippines to reach US$2.6bn in 2024

The Philippines is one of the fastest IT business process outsourcing market. Digital transformation, increased cloud usage, edge computing and growing international connectivity offer opportunity for Philippine vendors to work with hyperscale providers to grow cloud revenues in the country. Against this backdrop, the enterprise spending on cloud services will…

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Bank of New Zealand plans large technical migration

Part of its parent company’s five-year strategic partnership to develop a multi-cloud ecosystem underpinned by Azure. Bank of New Zealand has signed up as the latest customer to Microsoft’s flagship New Zealand-based data centre. The agreement will see a large number of BNZ applications migrated to Microsoft’s Azure cloud, assisting…

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Data Centre services market to hit US$25B by 2027

Some of the major data centre services market participants are Huawei, IBM, Telefonica SA, Cisco, Fujitsu, HCL and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. Global Market Insights, Inc. has recently added a new report on the data centre services market which estimates the market valuation for data centre services will cross US$ 25 billion by 2027.…

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Australian Federal Government offered soveriegn hosted cloud services

Provided services to the government by Australian providers to assure both the security and reliability of the supply chain. Australian Data Centres (ADC) has selected Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer to provide sovereign hosted cloud services to the Australian Federal Government. Hosted within  Australian Data Centres’ secure data centre facility in Canberra, the…

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HGC connects to AirTrunk’s HK data centre

Artificial intelligence capabilities to enhance efficiency and simplify selection of property content. HGC Global Communications’ (HGC) optical fibre network has been connected to AirTrunk’s data centre in Hong Kong. AirTrunk, an expert on ultra-large data centres in the Asia-Pacific region, opened its HKG1 data centre in December 2020, strategically located…

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Colocation and data centre markets undergoing rapid shifts

Growth in the carbon neutral data centre market is expected to be driven by various government policies and environmental regulations. The colocation and data centre markets have been undergoing rapid shifts in both the vendor landscape and the ways that customers consume services. With Europe and North America remaining the largest…

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