Publishing date: 16/07/2021
Macquarie Data Centres announces new Sydney North data centre
Macquarie Data Centres has announced pans to build a new data centre at its Macquarie Park campus in Sydney, Australia.
The company, part of Macquarie Telecom Group, said Intellicentre 3 Super West will be a 32MW facility, the largest on the campus in New South Wales, bringing the site’s total capacity to 50MW.
The facility is expected to be granted planning permission in early 2022 and it should be complete by H2 2023.
DataBank expands DFW3 data centre in Texas
DataBank has announced the expansion of its Dallas Fort Worth Data Center in Texas.
The colocation provider has opened Data Hall 3 at its DFW3 facility in Plano, bringing an additional 12,000 square feet (1,100 sqm) of raised floor space and an additional 1.5MW of power online.
When fully built out, DFW3 is designed to accommodate a total of six data halls delivering 72,000 sq ft (6,700 sqm) of floor space and up to 40MW of capacity.
Prime Data Centers plans new Silicon Valley data centre
Wholesale data centre developer and operator Prime Data Centers is planning its second facility in Silicon Valley.
The 9MW site on Martin Avenue in Santa Clara will span around 80,000 square feet (7,400 sq m) of data centre space across three stories.
The company is similarly looking for pre-lease customers for its new data centre, which is expected to be completed by Q2 2022.
Telmex opens data centre in Cancún, Mexico
Mexican telco Telmex has opened a data centre in Cancún, Mexico.
First announced in August 2020, El Economista reports the telco chose the Quintana Roo area due to access to the Equinix-operated NAP of the Americas IEX in Miami, Florida, via submarine cables.
The telco says it now has five data centres in Mexico: Mexico City, Cancún, Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Querétaro.