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Colony Capital and Vantage DC forms $3.5B Partnership

TARGET EXPANSION ACROSS NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE An investor group led by Colony Capital Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Vantage Data Centers to form a strategic partnership that is worth $3.5 billion. As part of the agreement,…

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Interxion Opens Its Converted WW2 Submarine Base Facility

MARSEILLE CAMPUS EXPANSION Interxion, a Digital Realty data center services company has announced the completion and opening of the first phase of its latest Marseille facility MRS3, developed on a former World War II submarine base known as Martha. Martha…

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Amsterdam Moves to Lift Data Center Moratorium

FOLLOWING STEPS OF HAARLEMMERMEER The Municipality of Amsterdam has come out with its proposal to resume issuance of data center construction permit within its governing region after the halt order in 2019. As predicted, this announcement is coming few weeks…

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Global Switch Builds New Data Center in Amsterdam

NOT IMPACTED BY THE MORATORIUM Data center operator Global Switch, has today announced the commencement of construction on the first stage of a new data center in Amsterdam. Adding to the company’s campus capacity, the new 32,000 square meter data…

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QTS Expands Netherlands Connectivity with Duocast PoP

PLANS TO REOPEN 113,000SF EEMSHAVEN FACILITY Data center provider QTS Realty Trust, has announced the establishment of a Point of Presence (PoP) by Duocast at its data center in Eemshaven, Netherlands. Duocast is a Dutch internet service provider with a…

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UK Data Center Workers Exempt from Travelers Isolation

A 14-DAY SELF-ISOLATION ON ARRIVAL The UK government has announced new measures at its borders to guard against imported cases of the coronavirus infections as the transmission rate in the country falls, and the number of travelers arriving in the…

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KKR Invests $1B to form Data Center Platform

TARGETS THE EUROPEAN MARKET New York headquartered investment firm KKR and data center entrepreneur Franek Sodzawiczny, has today announced the formation of a data center platform Global Technical Realty (GTR). Set to be a build-to-suit and roll-up acquisition data center…

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TIM Acquires Cloud Service Provider Noovle

BOLSTERING PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE CLOUD Telecom Italia (TIM) has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire 100% of Noovle, a Milan-based cloud services company. As a consultancy and system integration company that specializes in the supply of cloud projects…

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Pioneer and Davidson Kempner to Invest €1bn in Echelon Partnership

A TOTAL OF 184MW IRISH FACILITIES Pioneer Point Partners (Pioneer) and Davidson Kempner (DK) have entered into partnership with Irish data center company Echelon, an investment program that is worth €1 billion. The partnership is expected to support Echelon’s data…

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Columbia Threadneedle acquires Lefdal Mine Datacenter

75 UNDERGROUND HALLS The Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (ESIF) has acquired a majority stake in Lefdal Mine Datacenter located in Norway. The underground mine facility has been operational since 2017, and boasts of 75 underground halls which are…

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