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Google Plans $10B for U.S. Offices and Data Centers

TARGETING 11 STATES Google has just announced plans to invest about $10 billion in its offices and data centers across the United States in 2020. As announced, the company will focus its new investments in 11 states which include Colorado,…

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Microsoft plans Its First Cloud Region in Mexico

PART OF A $1.1B INVESTMENT PLAN Microsoft has announced a $1.1 billion investment plan to drive digital transformation in Mexico including the development of its first cloud region in the country. According to the company, the new cloud datacenter region…

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TDCG and NLDC Merge to Rebrand as NorthC

ALEXANDRA SCHLESS IS NORTHC CEO A Netherlands data center providers’ merger between The Datacenter Group (TDCG) and NLDC (Netherlands Data Centers) has just announced NorthC as its new brand name. TDCG and NLDC were merged in July 2019 by their…

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Google Closes $2.6B Looker Acquisition Deal

GOOGLE CLOUD BIGGEST ACQUISITION Google Cloud has just completed its acquisition of the California-based data analytics firm Looker. The deal is expected to boost Google’s cloud offering. This transaction is now the biggest acquisition by Google Cloud and a major…

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Digital Realty gets another 49% of Seattle’s Exchange

THE WESTIN BUILDING EXCHANGE Digital Realty has just reached an agreement with Clise Properties to acquire a 49% ownership interest in the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle, Washington. With this transaction, Digital Realty will have a majority stake in the…

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EdgeMicro Completes Customer Deal with Cloudflare

ANCHOR TENANT ACROSS 30+ SITES Edge colocation and micro data centers provider EdgeMicro, has entered into a customer agreement with Cloudflare that makes the latter an anchor tenant across more than 30 EdgeMicro’s facilities. These edge deployments are expected to…

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Amazon gets Approval for New Data Center in Ireland

A 28,573 SQUARE METER FACILITY Amazon has secured a planning permission for its new data center facility at the IDA Business and Technology Park, Donore Road, Drogheda, Ireland. Application for the approval was submitted by U.S. firm, CAP Developments LLC…

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Vantage acquires EMEA Data Center Firm Etix

PLANS FIVE CAMPUSES IN EUROPE North American wholesale data center provider Vantage Data Centers, has today acquired Etix Everywhere, an EMEA data center provider for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition marks the launch of Vantage’s European expansion for which it…

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AWS Plans $236M Cloud Expansion in Brazil

EXPANDING LATAM PORTFOLIO Amazon’s cloud services arm AWS, has revealed it plans to invest $236 million (R$1 billion) in Brazil to strengthen its cloud infrastructure over the next two years. The company’s cloud region is precisely in São Paulo, and…

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Coresite gets Approval for New Illinois Data Center

FINALIZING TAX INCENTIVE AGREEEMENT CoreSite Realty Corporation, a data center services provider, has announced that its application with the Illinois Data Centers Investment Program has been accepted by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. This application is in…

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