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Publishing date: 30/04/2021

EdgeConneX to expand six facilities across the US

EdgeConneX will expand six of its data centres across the US.

The company says it will add nearly 20MW of new capacity in total across six existing facilities the Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Miami, Detroit, and Chicago.

Investment firm EQT Infrastructure acquired EdgeConneX last year. Since then the company has announced two new facilities in Barcelona, Spain, and Santiago, Chile, as well as forming a joint venture with Adani to expand in India.

Both Microsoft and EdgeConneX apply to build more data centres in Dublin business park

Microsoft has been granted permission to build two more data centres at Dublin’s Grange Castle Business Park, Ireland, while EdgeConneX has submitted plans to build two more of its own on its campus at the same park.

Both companies already have a presence in the park, as do CyrusOne and Digital Realty.

The two new facilities, DUB14 & DUB15, will be located west of the company’s data centres on the MS campus.

InterNexa opens data centre in Santiago, Chile

Latin American ICT company InterNexa has opened a new data centre in Santiago, Chile.

The 150 square meter (1,600 sq ft) facility is the company’s first in the country and located in the Barrio El Golf area of the capital city.

“Chile is one of the countries in the region in which we have a presence and which has maintained constant growth since our arrival. In addition, it has positioned itself as the technological hub of the region, which has generated the window for investment in technological development,” says Carlos Ignacio Giraldo, Internexa country manager.

CapitaLand acquires data centre campus in Shanghai, China

Singaporean real estate group CapitaLand has acquired its first data centres in China.

The company bought the campus, located in Minhang District, Shanghai for RMB3.66 billion ($564.5 million).

The campus has four buildings with a gross floor area of up to 75,000 square meters (807,000 sq ft) and up to 55MW of capacity. It currently serves two of China’s largest telecommunications companies.

In Europe, CapitaLand’s business space and industrial REIT, Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust, recently acquired 11 data centres.

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