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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 3-7 August, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 3-7 August, 2015

Date: 03rd August 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

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It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.

Facebook Gets Green Light For Irish Data Centre - August 3 via @TechWeekEurope
Facebook has been given the go ahead to construct its £145 million Irish data centre by Meath County Council. The data centre, set to be built in Clonee, was awaiting final approval from the local council. Now it’s got the green light, Facebook will build the data centre over two phases in the next ten years.

Node4 acquires Premier IT Networks - August 3 via @datacentresnews
The Derby headquartered cloud, datacentre and communications specialist, Node4 has completed the acquisition of London-based Premier IT Networks, a provider of secure cloud computing solutions to data-sensitive sectors.

BAM set for £25m London Southbank Centre revamp - August 3 via @ConstructionEnq
BAM Construction is set to secure the scaled-back modernisation and refurbishment of the Southbank Centre in London.

Shopping centre investment market picking up - Knight Frank - August 4 via @bdailyyorkshire
Lacklustre activity throughout the first half of the year contrasts with improving sentiment and stock availability in the shopping centre investment market, says global property consultancy Knight Frank.

Pollution in China Makes Free Cooling Difficult for Baidu - August 4 via @datacenter
China’s notoriously high air pollution levels are a well-documented public-health issue. But pollution also has other less talked about effects. One of them is on the efficiency of data centers in the country.

Linode launches new Frankfurt datacentre with Telecity - August 4 via @datacentresnews
Linode, a provider of cloud-hosting services has opened its newest datacentre in Frankfurt, Germany, the company's eighth datacentre worldwide, second in Europe after London.

Five Ways Our Energy Infrastructure Is Transforming - August 5 via @TechWeekEurope
To meet modern demands for a low carbon economy, our energy infrastructure will need to change beyond all recognition. There are plenty of exciting opportunities ahead, from solar panels to the ‘Uberisation’ of energy.

Equinix expands in Singapore - August 5 via @datacentresnews
Global datacentre company Equinix has announced the second phase expansion of its third International Business Exchange datacentre in Singapore, known as SG3. 

City of Liverpool College joins national datacentre for education and research - August 6 via @datacentresnews
City of Liverpool College has become the first further education provider to move into the UK's dedicated national shared datacentre for education and research. 


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