Microsoft Announces Azure Zones in UAE

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Availability Zones which will be delivered via its UAE data centers in Dubai, aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of UAE businesses through business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. “With the advent of the always-on economy, uptime and continuous access to critical data, applications and workloads have become […]

Challenges Data Center Industry Faces after COVID19

The COVID19 pandemic had affected organisations throughout the world, with a sudden shift to the work from home environment. While on the one hand organisations had to accelerate their digital transformation journey, on the other hand, there was this difficulty to shift their workloads to the cloud. The result they had. The digital transformation market […]

PLDT VITRO Data Centers Continues to Expand

PLDT, a Philippine telecommunications, internet and digital service holdings company, is increasing the total rack capacity of its VITRO data centers. Where it disclosed Wednesday, August 24 they had installed 612 racks and had reached a total rack utilization rate of 74% “We will continue to add more to ensure we are ahead of the […]

Omantel Starts 5G Deployment

The commercial introduction of 5G for fixed home internet and mobile in Oman was initially announced by Omantel. With improved network coverage, a variety of offers, and solid partnerships, the corporation is still strengthening its 5G leadership in the country. Omantel has said that it has now provided actual 5G speeds to the populous areas […]

$300M Expansion Plans for Africa Data Centers

Cassava Technologies has announced the $300 million strategic investment from the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), which was used to expand Africa Data Centers’ (ADC) data centers in South Africa. According to ADC, DFC investments will be utilized to expand the company’s footprint of data centers into additional DFC-eligible African countries; Abidjan, Accra, […]

Bridge Data Centres Acquires WHA Mega Logistic Centers’ Data Center in Thailand

As a part of its ongoing efforts to expand in the Asia Pacific region, Singapore-headquartered Bridge Data Centres has acquired WHA Mega Logistic Centers’ data center in Samut Prakan, Thailand. Bridge Data Centres is a subsidiary of NASDAQ-listed Chindata Group, one of the largest data center companies in the region, providing hyperscale and wholesale data […]

AI, 5G, Cloud to Fuel Data Center Power Market

The Data Center Power Market is expected to witness exponential growth by 2026, according to research from Graphical Research. The need for data center power is anticipated to rise over the next five years due to the spread of new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), 5G, and cloud, the report […]