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Equinix faces being sued after 16,000 lose server access in Brazil’s ‘largest digital blackout’

Colo caught up in large scandal created by ServerLoft which has “shocked” the industry. Data Economy spoke to owner who has been accused of keeping clients’ data hostage.

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UK’s largest data centre campus tops £68m in funding

New hub just outside London is now fully funded. First of four data centres, comprising 16 data halls in total, to be launched in 2017.

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Italian telco to expand Milan data center and build second facility

Company also plans to consolidate edge services including high-density colo services in a TierIV-equivalent facility.

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Private real estate fund to build 420,000 sqf data centre in Frankfurt

JLL acted as adviser during the land acquisition process. Building will count with a minimum power supply of 35 MVA.

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ISIS cyberterrorist attack on data centres a real threat

Recent warnings surrounding nuclear plants, power stations and airports spark fears that data centres could also become a sought-after target for terrorists.

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The state of the European data centre market from ownership and expansion to developers and investors’ record-breaking year

Corporates more reluctant on future demand levels for data centre services, whilst developers and investors show the highest positivity about the potential levels of demand.

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UK’s 750,000 sqf mega data centre campus in world’s first deployment

Welsh operator bulks up on growing demand for cloud based services following its play on Microsoft Azure.

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7 in 10 businesses use 2 to 5 colocation providers marking the birth of the hybrid data centre era

Facilities uptime, security and cost top the number one priorities when selecting a provider as knowing target customers becomes key for operators’ success.

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Amsterdam beats Frankfurt, Paris and Dublin to be mainland Europe’s largest colocation data centre hub

Yet, Digital Realty, e-shelter, Zenium and Colt could be about to threaten Amsterdam’s place in the charts with the launch of new sites elsewhere.

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‘2016 wasn’t a one off’ – Global data centre M&As hit all time high as record market growth in Europe brings 20% of ALL market supply online in a SINGLE year

London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris had a total supply of 1,073 MW at the end of Q3, with more than 80MW set to be added in Q4 as datacenter-dot-com, KAO and maincubes enter the market.

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