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Oracle Plans to Launch 20 New Cloud Regions

ATTAINING 36 REGIONS BY 2020 Oracle has just announced its cloud expansion plans at the Openworld conference, which is to add 20 new availability regions to its existing 16 regions globally. The expansion target is scheduled for the end of…

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Digital Realty Sells 10 Data Centers in $1.4B Deal with Mapletree

STARTING A JOINT VENTURE ON THREE FACILITIES Famous Digital Realty has entered into definitive agreements with affiliates of Mapletree Investments and Mapletree Industrial Trust to sell a portfolio of ten Powered-Base Building data centers. The agreements also include the establishment…

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DigiPlex Starts Two Green Data Centers in Norway

100% RENEWABLE ENERGY Claiming to be the largest operator and owner in the country, DigiPlex has broken grounds on two new green data centers near Oslo, Norway. One of the data centers is sited at the DigiPlex Fetsund campus which…

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Digital Realty Opens Its Fifth Data Center in London

DIGITAL REALTY NEW CLOUD HOUSE Data center operator Digital Realty, has just opened another data center facility “Cloud House” in its Digital Docklands campus, London. This latest facility is the company’s fifth data center in London. It features four data…

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Stack Plans a Second Data Center for Portland

FROM $850 MILLION EXPANSION FUND Stack Infrastructure has announced its plans to build a second data center in Portland, Oregon. Bringing its U.S. portfolio to nine data centers. The Portland facility is the third planned data center announced by Stack…

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Cologix Opens New 5MW Data Center in Vancouver

VAN2 SOLD OUT IN SIX MONTHS Edge data center provider Cologix, has just announced the opening of its new data center with 5MW of power capacity in Vancouver, Canada. The new facility is code-named VAN3 and spans over 42,000 square…

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Nautilus Approved to Float Its Data Center in Ireland

LOCALS WITHDRAW OBJECTIONS California-based Nautilus, has finally gotten approval to develop a floating data center in Limerick Docks, Ireland, after local opponents withdrew their objections. The company had launched a waterborne data center prototype on a barge at the Mare…

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GDIT wins US Military 7.6B Cloud Email Contract

GDIT GETS 10-YEAR DoD CONTRACT US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded its Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). This $7.6 billion contract is put up by US military to run its classified, secret…

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NextDC awards P2 Construction Contract to Multiplex

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE DRAGGED YEAR RESULT Australian data center operator NextDC, has awarded the contract for the construction of its 20MW hyperscale data center P2, to Multiplex. Located in Perth, the new hyperscale facility P2; will now have its first stage…

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Keppel Plans to Float Singapore Data Center

OVERCOMING LAND CONSTRAINTS Keppel Data Centres has disclosed its plans to float a data center off the coast of Singapore. This will overcome land scarcity on the Island. The company claims that floating a data center will also be significantly…

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