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C7 sues Bitcoin mining firm for unpaid data centre services

Data centre provider C7 has filed a lawsuit against its customer CoinTerra after the bitcoin mining firm has reportedly not been paying its bills for its data centre services. The data centre company is demanding $5.4mn (approx. £3.6mn) in damages, court fees and related costs. The case comes at a time of great instability for… Read More


Bitcoin hardware company to build data centre near Arctic Circle

Sweden’s ‘Node Pole’ is becoming a vogue destination for data centres, with Facebook a resident and Bitcoin hardware company KnC Miner announcing now that it will build a 20mw data centre in the chilly data colony at Boden. The new centre is to be called ‘Boden 2’, and brings the KnC Miner footprint up to 161000 square… Read More


Interoute abolishes colocation charges, campaigns against ‘unfair’ tax

London-based telecommunications company Interoute, the largest cloud services platform in Europe, has announced that it will no longer charge customers for ‘patches’ (static data centre cables). It’s not a mere competitive sop – Interoute is conducting a vigorous campaign, including a video which demonstrates how little customers actually receive for paying this charge, in a movement to… Read More


Growing data volumes and data centre complexity drive outsourcing

Companies looking to manage an ever-growing amount of data without the hassle of running an in-house data centre will drive the sector’s outsourced services market to grow at 16% for each of the next few years. That’s according to analysis from Frost & Sullivan (F&S) in its European Data Centre Services Market report which also… Read More


Data centre users offered full benefits of infrastructure management system

An online system to help colocation customers get the most value out of advanced infrastructure management software has been introduced by London-based data centre owner, Virtus. The Virtus Intelligent Portal (VIP) gives the customer access to the data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) system and “complete transparency into and control of their colocated data centre usage”…. Read More



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