Publishing Date: 05/02/2021.
AWS plans two more data centres in Dublin
Plans by Mullins Developments to Dublin City Council show the firm is looking to build two two-story data centre buildings for Amazon at Clonshaugh Business and Technology Park.
Each data centre building is to be 16,676 sq m (179,500 sq ft) and 16 meters (52.5ft) high in the park, located north of the capital near Dublin airport. Dublin City Council has requested additional information on the proposals and a final decision will be made later in the year.
Bridge Data Centres expands footprint in Malaysia with a greenfield data centre
Singapore-based Bridge Data Centres has announced that it will build a data centre offering 16MW of IT power in Malaysia. This will be the third data centre in the country.
MY03 is located at Bukit Jalil region of Kuala Lumpur and is scheduled for launch in Q2 2022. It is understood that the greenfield facility is being built within an existing compound with existing buildings making way.
Teraco raises $170 million in loans for data centre construction
The new loan will be funnelled into the construction of Teraco’s largest data centre in Johannesburg.
Teraco is Africa’s largest data centre company and currently operates six other data centres at five locations across South Africa.
UAE’s Khazna announces data centre expansion plans
The UAE's Khazna Data Centres has announced that it will build multiple new data centres and increase its capacity in the state five-fold over the next four years.
The wholesale data centre provider plans to have a total of 200MW of data centre capacity by 2023 - up from around 40MW currently - in order to provide vital infrastructure as companies and government agencies accelerate digitization.
The company currently owns three Tier III certified facilities located in the UAE; two are located in Abu Dhabi and one in Dubai, totalling a combined with a combined capacity of 40 megawatts. The expansion plans will see new facilities built in locations across the UAE as well as add additional capacity at current sites.