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Korea’s SK hynix Successfully Develops HBM3 chips for Data Centres

SK hynix Inc. has announced that it has become the first in the industry to successfully develop the High Bandwidth Memory 3, the world’s best-performing DRAM chips. SK hynix is top tier semiconductor supplier offering…

Alibaba Unveils new in-house processor design for use in Data Centres

Alibaba Cloud has unveiled a new in-house processor design for use in its data centres. The server chips, named Yitian 710, are custom-built by Alibaba Group’s chip development business, T-Head. Powered by these chips, Alibaba…

Alibaba Plans to Set up 2 New Data Centres in South Korea & Thailand

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, plans to set up two new data centres in South Korea and Thailand to assist local enterprises in their digital innovation journey. Commitment to…

International Monetary Fund Appoints Shirin Hamid as Chief Information Officer

The International Monetary Fund has announced the appointment of Ms. Shirin Hamid as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of the Information Technology Department (ITD). Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund…

Sustainability, Hyperscalers’ Boom & Energy Efficiency Grab the Limelight at South East Asia Cloud & Data Centre Summit

Southeast Asia has seen some of the most dramatic and rapid developments in the cloud and IT industries over the past 18 months. The role of data centres as the engine behind the success of…

Equinix & PGIM Real Estate Form a US$575 Million JV to Develop & Operate 2 Data Centres in Sydney

Digital infrastructure company Equinix and PGIM Real Estate have entered into a US$575 million JV to develop and operate two xScale data centers in Sydney, Australia. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment and…

DCs in India Seek Industrial Tariffs, Exemption from Electricity Duties & Simplified Procedures as Tech Adoption Surges

Indian data centre operators are seeking industrial tariffs and exemption from electricity duties and a further simplification in the number of steps and statutory approvals. Considering the economies of scale, data centres can be provided…

Digital Infra of Businesses in Asia-Pacific Grown 4x faster than pre-Pandemic Levels: Equinix Study

The COVID-19 pandemic has quadrupled the digital initiatives of organisations in the Asia Pacific. According to the latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI Vol. 5), an annual market study published by Equinix, the pandemic forced economies…

Alibaba to soon Launch Server Chips

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba is reportedly close to expanding into semiconductors and may introduce its first server chips as early as this week. The Chinese financial news outlook Caixin reported that the NYSE listed company…

PLDT to Develop its Biggest Data Centre for Hyperscalers in Philippines

Philippines’ largest fully integrated telco company PLDT announced on October 19 that will it build its first and biggest data centre in the country designed to service the needs of global hyperscalers. The facility, which…