Telangana IT Minister meets Foxconn Chairman to explore Investment opportunities in the state

Telangana Minister for IT and Industries K T Rama Rao met Young Liu, Chairman of Foxconn in New Delhi and pitched Telangana as a potential investment destination. Rao also briefed about the initiatives undertaken by the state government toward creating an enabling environment and infrastructure for fostering electronics manufacturing in Telangana. Foxconn has manufacturing units […]

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority develops Data Harvesting plans

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has finalised a master plan for investing its data in line with the provisions of Law No. 26 of 2015 Regulating Data Dissemination and Exchange in Dubai and subsequent policies. The law, which is aligned with the UAE Vision 2021, supports the pillars of a competitive economy driven by […]

Real Estate developer Azrieli Group to buy London data centre operator for £52 million

Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group has announced that it will be buying an unnamed London data centre operator for 52 million pounds. Azrieli, one of Israel’s largest mall operators, added that it was buying an adjacent plot of land near the data centre, and observed that both plots present future development and construction potential. […]

Kotak General Insurance partners with PhonePe to offer online Motor Insurance

Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company Limited (Kotak General Insurance) has partnered with PhonePe Insurance Broking Services Pvt. Ltd (PhonePe), one of India’s leading digital payments platforms to offer motor insurance to 380 million customers on the PhonePe platform. Through PhonePe, Kotak General Insurance will provide quick and seamless car and two-wheeler insurance policies to its […]

PLDT to activate US-Transpacific Jupiter Cable system by July

PLDT , Philippine’s largest fully integrated telco has activated the US-Transpacific Jupiter cable system by July this year. The project, which links the country to the landing station in Daet, Camarines Norte, is expected to further enhance customer experience, the company said. The addition of the Jupiter cable system to PLDT’s infrastructure greatly boosts the telco’s […]

Indonesian Minister Encourages Domestic Employment in Data Centre Industry

Indonesia’s Communications and Informatics Minister Johnny G. Plate, on a working visit to the Schneider Electric Indonesian base in Batam, Riau Islands, affirmed that the Indonesian government would strongly encourage the utilisation of local components within data centre construction to create domestic jobs. In an article originally reported by Antara, Plate affirmed the Indonesian government’s […]

Iraqi Airways Digitalises core Business Processes

Global aviation software provider Ramco Systems has successfully gone live at Iraqi Airways, the national carrier of Iraq with its Aviation M&E MRO Suite V5.9, thereby completely digitalising all core business processes in the company. Ramco’s next-gen digital platform offers Iraqi Airways real-time data availability ensuring 100 per cent aircraft airworthiness on the release. With modules for CAMO, maintenance, […]

How a light-based silicon photonic chip will be the next big thing for data centres

Scientists at Oxford University have achieved a breakthrough in innovative chip design with a new invention, a light-based silicon photonic chip which is reportedly 300 times faster than a traditional electronic semiconductor. The photonic chip demonstrates photonic technology capacity to enhance performance and energy efficiency in data centres, especially as traditional semiconductor chips have begun […]

Colt Data Centre Services Appoints David Crowther as new Chief Financial Officer

Data centre operator Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS) has announced David Crowther’s appointment as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company. Crowther will now be responsible for leading and developing Colt DC’ finance team to support and align with the business’ ambitious growth plans. Colt DCS, which has data centres located across Europe and […]