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AWS adopts biofuels for data center backup generators

AWS adopts biofuels for data center backup generators

Amazon will introduce HVO generators in its EU data centers, starting in Ireland and Sweden. This week Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it is adopting hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) for its backup generators in Europe. The cloud services giant has confirmed that the new HVO-powered sys... Read more

date12 months ago
AWS plans to expand its datacenter footprint in Virginia

AWS plans to expand its datacenter footprint in Virginia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to invest $35 billion by 2040 to establish multiple datacenter campuses across Virginia, according to a press release from the Virginia Governor's Office. Numerous localities are under consideration, the announcement claims, adding that exact locations will be dec... Read more

date1 year ago
OT security of data centers should be a top priority

OT security of data centers should be a top priority

Virtually all incidents start at a data center. Yet the OT security of data centers in particular is often substandard. This has to change, Secior believes. OT security must play a much greater role in the security strategy of organizations and providers of data center services. Organizations pu... Read more

date1 year ago
Meta slashes water use in data centers

Meta slashes water use in data centers

The company seeks to burnish its sustainability bona fides. Facebook parent Meta is aiming to cut the volume of water used in its datacenters by operating servers at higher temperatures and lower humidity levels. Meta said the plan is part of its commitment to become 'water positive' by 2030. ... Read more

date1 year ago
IQM Quantum Computers gets €35 million to continue development

IQM Quantum Computers gets €35 million to continue development

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has awarded IQM Quantum Computers of Finland €35 million to help it develop and commercialize quantum processors produced at Europe's first quantum-dedicated fabrication facility in Espoo, Finland. The business is developing on-premises quantum computers for ... Read more

date2 years ago
Google Cloud lost $5.6 billion last year

Google Cloud lost $5.6 billion last year

Google has heavily invested in Google Cloud, and while the revenue growth has accelerated, its losses are piling up. For the first time on Wednesday, Google revealed its operating income/loss for its Google Cloud Platform in its quarterly earnings. Google Cloud lost $5.6 billion in Google’s fi... Read more

date3 years ago
AWS plans to expand its cloud in Switzerland

AWS plans to expand its cloud in Switzerland

Amazon Web Services announced that they plan to build a cloud region or data center cluster in Switzerland. The move will support several local companies and the public sector organizations that will use the platform. The announcement is just another move by AWS to expand in Europe. In recent ye... Read more

date3 years ago
Oracle wants to expand cloud activities, hires 2,000 new employees

Oracle wants to expand cloud activities, hires 2,000 new employees

Oracle wants to further expand its cloud computing services. With that in mind, the company is going to hire 2,000 additional employees. By hiring additional people and further expanding their services, the intention is to compete better with rivals such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microso... Read more

date4 years ago
Equinix acquires Amsterdam’s data centre for 30 million euros

Equinix acquires Amsterdam’s data centre for 30 million euros

Equinix has taken over the AMS1 data centre activities of Switch Datacenters for 30 million euros. This location is located near the Equinix campus in Amsterdam Zuidoost. The data centre will continue under the name Equinix AM11 International Business Exchange (IBX). As a result of the acquisition, ... Read more

date5 years ago
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