How JIKA is looking to set New Benchmarks in Data Centre Construction

India’s home grown Modular Support system JIKA is eying 5 lakh sq. ft. of data centre-related installations in 2022, as it sees a strong momentum from some of the large operators. Talking to W.Media, Rushabh Dedhia, JIKA EPC Services Pvt. Ltd. said: “Last year we did 2.5 lakh sq. ft. of installations and this financial […]

How AFL is set to Redefine the Next in Hyperscaler Connectivity

The construction and spending on hyperscale observed little to no effects of the pandemic as prominent providers such as Google and Microsoft kept up with their spending. For instance, in April 2020, Facebook, Google, and Apple announced a slowing of construction of major new data centres in the US and Europe. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic […]

European Commission to impose Anti-dumping Duties on Optical Fibre Cables from China

The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties ranging between 19.7 per cent and 44 per cent on imports of optical fibre cables from China. The strongly subsidised Chinese optical fibre cable industry has benefitted from an unfair competitive advantage, allowing it to increase significantly exports to the EU at heavily undercut prices during recent years, […]

Cloud and Data Centres set to scale new heights in South Asia

South Asia is home to almost 25 per cent of the world’s population. With the pandemic impacting many lives and livelihoods, businesses have realised that they are left with no option but to adopt Digital. This is fuelling a boom in data centre and cloud adoption. Investment in data centres is expected to grow at […]