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Orange Egypt to Build $135M Facility for ACUD

A DATA CENTER AND CLOUD COMPUTING PLATFORM Orange Egypt has just signed an agreement with the Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) to build, operate and maintain a data center and cloud computing platforms. The facility will be built in…

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Advania Acquires Finnish Cloud Services Company

ADVANIA TAKES OVER ACCOUNTOR ICT Nordics data center services firm Advania has announced the acquisition of Accountor ICT, an infrastructure and cloud services company in Finland. Accountor ICT is a subsidiary of Accountor Group which is carrying out this divestment…

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Equinix Completes $175M Deal for 3 Axtel Data Centers

AXTEL BECOMES A MARKETING PARTNER Global interconnection and data center company Equinix, has just announced the completion of the three Axtel data centers acquisition deal in Mexico. The three data centers serve the Mexico City and Monterrey metro areas of…

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UK’s University of Plymouth Seeks to Relocate Data Center

THE £500,000 TENDER IS STILL OPEN Located in the southwest of England, University of Plymouth is seeking to relocate its data center out of a science and engineering building upon upgrades of its infrastructure. The current data center infrastructure is…

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Amazon Acquires New Virginia Site for $73M

ORIGINALLY VALUED AT $3.4 MILLION The cloud giant Amazon, has just acquired an empty site in Loudoun County, Virginia, for the development of a new data center. Although a portion was used as a vegetative waste facility for mulch, the…

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G-Core Opens Its New PoP in South Africa

EXPANDING PUBLIC CLOUD CONNECTIVITY Cloud and edge service provider G-Core Labs, has opened a new point-of-presence (PoP) for its network infrastructure in Johannesburg, South Africa. Located in a Tier III data center, the new PoP promises access to dedicated servers…

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Singapore Starts Tax on Overseas Cloud Services

100+ DIGITAL SERVICE PROVIDERS ENROLLED To start the year, Singapore has today kicked-off its goods and services tax (GST) extension to now include overseas digital services such as, cloud storage, media subscription, and mobile apps. The GST extension implies that…

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Zayo Closes 2019 on Montreal to Albany Route

A NEW 100G ROUTE FOR DATA CENTERS Data center network provider Zayo Group, has just announced a new wavelength route, connecting Montreal, Quebec to Albany, New York. According to the company, the new 100G route will provide multiple terabits of…

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Microsoft and Ericsson Now On Connected Vehicle Cloud

JOIN FORCES ON VEHICLE CLOUD SOLUTIONS Microsoft and Ericsson have announced that they will be joining forces to build an improved Connected Vehicle Cloud solution for the auto industry. The collaboration will allow Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud to be built…

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EdgeMicro Partners with Murphy to Support All US Locations

OVER 30 SITES IN VIEW Colorado based micro data center (MDC) provider EdgeMicro, has signed an agreement with Murphy Company to provide data center support services across all its U.S. locations. Based on the agreement, Murphy Company will through its…

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