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Vantage Data Centers to build five hyperscale facilities in Europe

North American wholesale data centre provider Vantage Data Centers is launching itself into Europe with the acquisition of Etix Everywhere and $800 million in new funding.

Luxembourg-based Etix owns a sizable European data centre portfolio including a 55MW hyperscale campus currently under development in Germany. The two companies have not disclosed the financial terms of the deal. 


CyrusOne cuts 12 percent of workforce in savings drive

Global data centre provider CyrusOne is sacking 55 employees as it seeks to save costs in response to oversupply and dwindling demand in the US market.

The Dallas-based company announced the cuts in a statement on Monday and expects the move to provide nearly $11m in savings.

Affected employees will receive severance as well as customary transition assistance.


Insight Partners snaps up data backup giant Veeam for $5B

Insight Partners has announced the acquisition of Swiss software startup Veeam for $5 billion, just months after the private equity firm invested $500 million in the data management company.

Veeam, which posted revenues of $1 billion last year and has 365,000 customers worldwide, helps companies manage data backup and recovery across public clouds and their in-house data centres. Following the deal, Veeam will become a US company.


Digital Realty to acquire Interxion in $8.4 billion deal

Digital Realty has announced the acquisition of Amsterdam-based colocation and interconnection provider Interxion in an all-stock deal worth $8.4bn.

The acquisition surpasses Digital Realty’s $7.6 billion purchase of DuPont Fabros Technology as the largest acquisition in the history of the data centre industry and puts an end to recent speculation over the future of Interxion, rumoured to be mulling takeover bids from several investment firms.


Report: Digital Realty eyes CyrusOne acquisition

The latest organisation interested in acquiring Cyrus One is its data centre rival Digital Realty, according to Bloomberg.

Last month Bloomberg broke the news that Cyrus One was looking at potential suitors after receiving takeover interest, prompting the Texas-based data centre company’s stock to surge.



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