Publishing date: 23/07/2021
GDS to build 54MW data centre in Johor, Malaysia
GDS is to build a hyperscale data centre in Johor, Malaysia.
The Chinese data centre firm has acquired greenfield land in the Nusajaya Tech Park, Johor, immediately adjacent to Singapore, from CapitaLand.
GDS plans to develop a 22,500 sqm (242,200 sq ft), 54MW hyperscale campus on the land. The first phase of development, which will have 18MW of capacity, is expected to be completed in early 2024.
Amazon reportedly planning data centre in Ceará, Brazil
Amazon is close to finalizing negotiations to bring a logistics warehouse and a data centre to the state of Ceará, Brazil.
Diario do Nordeste reports that Amazon is aiming to build both a distribution centre and data centre in Maracanaú, in the region of Fortaleza. The official agreement is expected in the second half of 2021. However, construction on the warehouse has seemingly already begun.
Rack Centre expands data centre campus in Lagos, Nigeria
Rack Centre has completed an expansion project at its data centre campus in Lagos, Nigeria.
The colocation firm has doubled capacity to 1.5MW and added 600 sqm (6,500 sq ft) of white space to the facility. This expansion – known as the LGS 1 Project – is the first of two planned projects on the site.
Art Data Centres plan in County Clare expands to €1.2bn
A proposed data centre in the West of Ireland has tripled in size, and is now a "key pillar" of Clare County Council's 2040 Economic Plan.
Dublin-based Art Data Centres is due to submit a planning application to build six two-story data halls covering 145 acres or 1.3 million sq ft (120,000 sq m), with access to up to 200MW of power, according to RTE.