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Japan emerges as market leader in data centre construction costs
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Japan tops the list for data centre construction costs, while Singapore leads in land expense in the Asia Pacific region. .
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AI drives North American data centre construction sector: CBRE
Fri, 8th Sep 2023
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According to CBRE, North American data centre construction rose 25% to a record high in the first half of 2023, driven by the growth of AI.
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Equinix & GIC commit $525m to xScale data centers in Seoul
Tue, 1st Feb 2022
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An IDC report suggests the Cloud IT infrastructure market in the country could reach US$1.86 billion in sales by 2025.
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DCI Data Centers to build 40MW facility in Auckland
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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DCI Data Centers is set to construct a second data center in Auckland, with the $600m facility expected to be operational in mid-2022.
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Edge Centres buys DC Matrix to bolster Queensland data centre operations
Tue, 18th Jan 2022
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Edge Centres expands its Australian portfolio with the acquisition of data center provider, DC Matrix, adding two new data centers to its operations.
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Equinix strikes $769m deal to develop xScale data centers in Australia
Wed, 20th Oct 2021
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The limited liability partnership between Equinix and PGIM Real Estate will bring about the launch of the SY9x and SY10x data centers.
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Edge Centres to construct second Victoria data centre in Traralgon
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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Edge Centres CEO and founder Jonathan Eaves says that the Traralgon data centre is key to its network deployment across Melbourne and Sydney.
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NTT on track to expand data center footprint by 20% in next year
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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NTT president and board director Masaaki Moribayashi says the pandemic has led to global dependence on online services and infrastructure.
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Contact & Simply Energy to provide renewable power generation for Clyde data centre
Wed, 1st Sep 2021
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Simply Energy will provide 10 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy for the NZ data centre through ‘demand flexibility’ technology.
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Microsoft pledges to run data centres carbon neutral by 2030
Mon, 19th Jul 2021
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The tech giant has announced it will aim to power all its global data centres and offices with zero-carbon energy by 2030.  .
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Ascendas India Trust commits S$216.6m to data center campus in India
Tue, 6th Jul 2021
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A 6.6 acre site has been selected for the build, and will be developed in phases to become a 575,000 square-foot data center campus.
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Princeton Digital Group plans $1b hyperscale campus in Tokyo
Thu, 1st Jul 2021
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Princeton Digital Group plans to build a US$1 billion hyperscale data center in Tokyo as it aims to dominate the Asian market.
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Hong Kong a desirable data center location despite political and pandemic troubles
Fri, 25th Jun 2021
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According to Cushman & Wakefield, Hong Kong is the third most attractive data center region in the entire Asia Pacific region.
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Pure Data Centres & LOGOS to construct Jakarta hyperscale facility
Thu, 17th Jun 2021
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Jakarta's tech boost: Pure Data Centers and LOGOS to open 20,000 sqm, 20 MW data center in Q1 2022.
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DCI Data Centers to build $400m facility in Sydney
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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DCI Data Centers has secured development approval for a new AU$400 million data centre in Sydney’s Eastern Creek.
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Ardmac appoints deputy MD for data centre division
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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Jason Casey, who is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, previously worked as associate director within Ardmac’s cleanroom business unit.
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Japan-based NTT opens UK data centre
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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The company, which has invested £500 million into developing data centres over the next several years, states that it sees potential in the UK market.
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NZ's first hyperscale data centre to be built in Invercargill
Wed, 16th Dec 2020
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Invercargill’s cool climate, land space, remote location and its renewable energy capabilities make it an attractive location for a data centre.
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Equinix announces fifth Singapore data center
Mon, 7th Dec 2020
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The US$144 million data center is a purpose-built facility that will increase cloud connectivity for enterprises.
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Data center construction costs rise in 2020 - litigation ahead, suggests report
Fri, 4th Dec 2020
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The top 10 most expensive locations to build data centers include Zurich, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, London, and Mexico City, according to a new report.
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Teraco breaks ground on South African data centre
Mon, 9th Nov 2020
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The JB4 data centre, located in Ekurhuleni, will take just over a year to build as a standalone data centre, with completion slated for Q1 2022.
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Macquarie Data Centres 'tops out' Sydney IC3E data centre
Wed, 21st Oct 2020
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Macquarie Data Centers tops out Sydney-based IC3E data center, with 43 MW of power to support Australian businesses.
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Aruba dreams big with two more data centres planned
Tue, 13th Oct 2020
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Aruba is expanding its global data center network with two new facilities, DC-B and DC-C, and upgrading its renewable energy supply in Italy.
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AirTrunk to build hyperscale data center in Japan
Fri, 2nd Oct 2020
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AirTrunk TOK1 will be designed to support public cloud customers’ demand for growing capacity requirements in Japan.