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Moving to a colocation data centre? How DCIM software can reduce the risks

Herman Chan, president of Sunbird Software, shares three little-known ways that Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software can simplify moves to colocation data centres Managing the risks and complications involved in a colocation data centre is a challenge even for experienced data centre professionals. Resources such as checklists to manage the tasks required are a… Read More

Singapore’s colocation market made S$1.3 billion this year

Colocation providers in Singapore have had a good year as the country’s stature as a tech hub grew. A study by Structure Research found that the colocation data centre market in the Asian city-state generated S$1.3 billion (approx. £720 million) this year. It also expects to see continued growth leading to the market being ultimately… Read More

Tencent Cloud launches first European hub in Frankfurt

Chinese cloud giant Tencent Cloud has announced its debut into the European market, opening a new regional hub at Interxion’s data centre campus in Frankfurt. According to a press release, Tencent selected the colocation facility as an ideal environment for its global customers looking to expand into Europe, as well as for European companies looking to… Read More

Digital Realty to buy DuPont Fabros in U.S. expansion

Digital Realty, the international data centre operator, is set to buy fellow colocation provider DuPont Fabros for an estimated $7.6 billion (approx. £6 billion). The deal is the largest-ever made by Digital Realty and comes as the data centre giant looks to expand further into high-demand markets in the U.S., answering to demand from companies… Read More

How to rate the performance of data centres

A new global system has been proposed in order to rate the performance of colocation data centres The iMasons Data Centre Performance Index (DCPI) aims to give colocation customers a way of seeing how data centres perform over time. It’s targeted at owners, operators, providers and site selection professionals. With the relevant knowledge taken into… Read More

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