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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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CMI Opens Its New Data Center in the UK

THE COMPANY’S FIRST EUROPEAN FACILITY The telecommunications company; China Mobile International (CMI), has opened its newly built data center in the UK, which is the company’s first European facility. This new CMI data center is sited in Slough Trading Estate…

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Norway-UK Subsea Cable to Land in Green Mountain Facility

A CAPACITY OF UP TO 160 TERABITS PER SECOND A network group which includes Green Mountain has announced it plans to build a new subsea fiber cable that will connect Norway to the UK. As announced, the 700km-long cable will…

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Smartedge to Launch Container-Housed Data Centers Across UK

SETTING UP 11 REGIONAL DATA CENTERS ON A SINGLE DAY Tech start-up SmartEdge Data Centers, has disclosed plans to deploy multiple 20-foot containerized data centers on an Edge network across the United Kingdom. The company said it has selected locations…

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Cellnex Buys 8,300 UK Towers from Arqiva for £2B

CELLNEX BECOMES UK NEW TELECOM GIANT Cellnex, a Spanish telecom company has just acquired 8,300 communication towers and masts across the UK from Arqiva in a £2 billion ($2.5 billion) deal. This is not just one of largest telecom deals…

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Advanced gets £2B Investment from BC Partners

BC PARTNERS BUYS 50% STAKE UK-based software service provider Advanced, which was acquired in 2015 by Vista Equity Partners, has received a £2billion private equity investment from BC Partners. While Advanced will be using this fund to support its cloud…

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Microsoft Azure Expands its UK Regions

Azure Expands Regions in UK The cloud giant Microsoft Azure, has doubled the size of its existing regions in North and South UK. This development involves the addition of new availability zones in the south region and its UK compute…

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UK’s $180m investment in Africa

UK $180m Investment in Africa. The CDC is investing $180 million in Liquid Telecom, which is Africa’s largest independent fiber optic and cloud computing provider. This deal becomes one of the biggest equity value investment of the UK government’s overseas…

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UK Cloud Infrastructure spend surpassed IT spend

UK Cloud Infrastructure spend surpassed IT spend Cloud infrastructure spending has surpassed spending on-premises IT infrastructure in UK-based organizations as reported by the Cloud Industry Forum, last week, that was based on a survey handled by Vanson Bourne.  Some of…

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Maximum Fine Issued to Facebook by UK’S ICO Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

£500k Fine for Facebook / 15 mins of Profit The social media giant – Facebook, just got fined by UK’s government via the Information Commissioner (ICO); Elizabeth Denham, who issued the 27-paged “Monetary Penalty Notice” on 24 October over the…

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