Digital Frontrunner: An interview with Denmark’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen
Denmark, home to nearly 6 million people, might not be the world’s most populous country but it has, over the centuries, proved to be one of the most resilient and progressive societies. From the Vikings to the modern age, Denmark has primed for the development of its technology sector, from ships in the past, to the most high-tech frameworks and products a country can benefit from. In an exclusive interview, Denmark’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen speaks to Data Economy’s João Marques Lima on where Denmark sits today on the global technology stage and what the future holds.
DigiPlex could be the Nordics LARGEST colocation M&A to date
Sale has no date to close yet but could prove a boost to 2019’s acquisitions wave taking place across data centre markets globally.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.