Publishing date: 28/05/2021
Hanley Energy expands in Virginia with US headquarters in Loudoun County
The Stamullen, Ireland-based company is leasing a 36,600 square foot (3,400 sqm) light industrial building on Russell Branch Parkway near Route 7 in Loudoun County from Merritt Properties.
As well as manufacturing and assembly operations, the new facility will serve as the US headquarters for Hanley, which provides power and energy-monitoring products and services to data centres.
The company plans to hire 50 new employees for the Ashburn location by the end of 2021 and an additional 120 by the end of 2022. The new positions will primarily be technical roles in areas such as electrical engineering, design engineering, manufacturing, and electrical testing.
Big Data Exchange completes 2MW expansion of Singapore facility
Hong Kong-based Big Data Exchange (BDx) has completed the first upgrade to its data centre in Singapore, and plans to more capacity later this year.
The company has added an extra 2MW of capacity to its SIN1 facility located in Paya Lebar.
In addition to the completed upgrade, BDx will expand the Tier III-certified data centre by an extra four floors and an additional 8MW of capacity later this year. This will take the total capacity to 14MW, up from its original 3.6MW.
BDx has six facilities across China and Southeast Asia.
3S Group announces new data centre in Katowice, Poland
Polish Telco 3S has announced a new data centre in Katowice that will double its current footprint in the city, and announced plans to expand in other major cities across the country.
Built on an existing complex, it's the company’s third in the city, located in southern Poland and to the west of Kraków.
The new data centre is also its largest on the complex, measuring 2,200 sq m (23,600 sq ft) and taking the site’s total area to 4,400 sq m (47,300 sq ft).
Raxio opens Tier III data centre in Uganda
The new Tier III certified facility in Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP) has colocation space of up to 400 racks.
The company first announced plans for a Ugandan facility in 2018.
Established in 2018 by Roha Group, Raxio plans to build up to 12 facilities across Africa within three years.