What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 6-10 July, 2015
Date: 08th July 2015 | Posted by: Airedale Team | Posted in: Industry News
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Yorkshire wind farm project secured by Siemens - July 6 via @insideryorks
Siemens has secured a contract to work on what will be the largest wind farm in the world and will use its Hull facility to make the turbines for the project.
Survey: Enterprises Plan to Spend More on Data Centers - July 6 via @datacenter
Despite the popular belief that cloud services are well on their way to replacing enterprise data centers, most mid-size and large businesses are planning to increase spending on their mission-critical facilities in the near future.
Salesforce announces German datacentre opening in August - July 6 via @datacentresnews
The global CRM provider Salesforce has announced that its Germany-based European datacentre will open in August 2015 to aid German and other European customers.
Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Forecast to Grow 26% Year Over Year in 2015 - July 7 via @IDC
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) will grow by 26.4% in 2015 and will reach $33.4 billion, accounting for a third of all IT infrastructure spending, up from 28.1% in 2014.
Green datacentres to reach £140 billion by 2022 - July 7 via @datacentresnews
The global market for green data centres is forecast to reach £140 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research.
Report calls for energy efficiency to be a national infrastructure priority - July 8 via @FMJtoday
The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has responded to a new report from the Aldersgate Group on the business case for a low carbon economy, which calls on government to make energy efficiency a national infrastructure priority.
Work has finally been completed on Leeds College of Building’s brand new state of the art £17m education and training facility in Leeds city centre. Covering 8,000 sq m’s, the new building has achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating and occupies a prominent position close to Leeds city centre on Cudbear Street and Black Bull Street.
Two Thirds Of Firms Think Storage Cost Is Biggest Data Centre Problem - July 9 via @TechWeekEurope
Despite the ever decreasing cost of storage, a majority of firms reckon price is still their major data centre storage pain point.
PlanNet21 expands with new data center in Dublin - July 10 via @dcdnews
Irish converged networking specialist PlanNet21 is set to open a 10,000 square feet data center in Dublin with a focus on disaster recovery services.