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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 5-9 October, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 5-9 October, 2015

Date: 06th October 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, October 2015

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.

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 2nd - Oct 5 via @datacenter
DCK present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

VIDEO: All the Cooling Industry Awards winners interviewed! - Oct 5 via @RACMagazine
The Awards are over, but you can still get to watch all the winners interviewed on their successful night, and what winning the ‘Industry Oscars’ will mean for their business.

Microsoft opens Indian data centers ahead of schedule - Oct 6 via @dcdnews
Microsoft has opened three data centers in India, ahead of its plan to open them by the end of 2015, announced by CEO Satya Nadella on a visit in 2014.  

Nestle holding talks with Yorkshire’s R&R Ice Cream to form joint venture - Oct 6 via @insideryorks
Yorkshire’s R&R Ice Cream and Nestle are on the verge of joining forces, in a deal worth £2.2bn, with an aim of dominating the global ice-cream market.

NGD adds data hall in Wales - Oct 6 via @dcdnews
Next Generation Data (NGD) is building a new data hall at its site in South Wales, thanks to a long-term contract from an unnamed global company. 

Morgan Sindall completes £16.5 million Buckinghamshire education centre - Oct 7 via @MorganSindallCI

Morgan Sindall plc has completed work on a £16.5 million education centre, University Campus Aylesbury Vale (UCAV).

Kingsland Data Center opens in Singapore - Oct 7 via @dcdnews
Singapore-based real estate firm Kingsland Development is opening a data center in Jurong, in the West of Singapore, adjacent to the Singapore Data Center Park.

Datavita to launch in £200 million Scottish datacenter - Oct 7 via @datacentresnews
This week sees the launch of DataVita, a new business which will operate from Fortis, Scotland’s largest and most energy efficient purpose built datacentre. Fortis will open at Newhouse, Lanarkshire in May 2016.

Manufacturing 2015: UTC Leeds part of varied answer to skills shortages - Oct 8 via @BusinessDesk_YK
Work is underway on the site of the region's latest University Technical College (UTC), which will create a specialist engineering and manufacturing college in Leeds.

The Modern Data Center: Challenges and Innovations - Oct 8 via @datacenter
The modern data center is a complex place. The proliferation of mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones, place an ever-increasing pressure on IT departments and data centers.

Worldwide IT spending to surpass $US3.6 trillion in 2016 - Oct 8 via @datacentresnews
Research house, Gartner as part of its latest Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 3Q15 Update, has forecast worldwide IT spending to surpass US3.6 trillion in 2016, a 1.5% increase from 2015.

Ebm-Papst begins €66m investment - Oct 9 via @CoolingPost
Ebm-Papst has broken ground on a new 38,000m² distribution centre to be built adjacent to its factory in Hollenbacher.

Box to open European datacentres - Oct 9 via @datacentresnews
Box, a US cloud computing provider, is planning to set up European datacentres within a year.

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