Stelia and Telehouse Europe launch revolutionary Stelia IX Solution

Stelia, a next-generation Internet carrier engineered for high-capacity native elastic connectivity services, and Telehouse Europe, a global data centre service provider, have partnered to launch Stelia's pioneering Stelia IX solution, a high-capacity Layer 3 Internet exchange service.

Stelia IX is said to revolutionise global connectivity and data exchange efficiency with Telehouse Europe as a key anchor location.

The new partnership comes at a critical juncture as IP...

Dutch sustainable edge data centre project gets EU green light

A consortium of seven Dutch companies and research institutes has gotten the green light from the European Commission for its project to develop a more sustainable edge data centre.

The MISD (Modular Integrated Sustainable Datacenter) project is under the IPCEI-CIS banner – an ‘important project of common European interest – cloud infrastructure and services’. The European Commission gave the green light to the IPCEI-CIS program on December 5, with funding being provided...

Swissbit introduces the N3202, a high-performance PCIe SSD

Lightening strikes.

Swissbit, a manufacturer of industrial-grade flash memory solutions, is broadening its portfolio of high-performance PCIe SSDs with the N3202, which bridges the gap between pure industrial solutions and enterprise or data centre SSDs.

With its robust design, integrated Swissbit powersafe PLP technology, and advanced security features, the N3202 is engineered to deliver unmatched reliability and endurance for industrial, NetCom, as well as enterprise storage...

Kingston Technology: How data centres are evolving to meet edge use cases

Ahead of the Edge Computing Expo in London on November 30 and December 1, Edge Computing News caught up with Ann Keefe of Kingston Technology to discuss innovations in edge, customer use cases and demands, and convergence of technologies such as 5G in enabling the edge stack.

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Can you introduce yourself, your role at Kingston Technology and give a short overview of what Kingston does?

My name is Ann Keefe and I am Regional Director for UK & Ireland at...

Fully automated edge data centre launched for commercial service

Finish-based telecoms company Elisa Oyj has achieved a significant milestone in the field of edge computing with the successful deployment of its first fully automated edge data centre site, which is the second edge site to go into commercial production this year.

This groundbreaking project combines Wind River Studio Cloud Platform as the production-grade distributed Kubernetes solution for managing cloud infrastructure, User Plane Function (UPF) application from Elisa’s...

DataBank adds $350m financing to US edge data centre expansion

Data Centre

DataBank Inc., a connectivity and cloud provider, has secured $350 million in financing for an expansion of its US data centre infrastructure.

The financing, led by TD Securities, includes a 5-year loan of $175 million as well as a delayed loan of $125 million and $50 million in revolving credit.

The $350 million package comes weeks after the Dallas, Texas-based company announced a $715 million financing on 1 March.  

DataBank will use the new funds to...

Zenlayer and Digital Edge bring edge cloud services to East Asia

Data

Zenlayer, an edge cloud service provider, and Digital Edge, an Asian digital infrastructure firm, are working together to deliver edge cloud services throughout East and Southeast Asia.

The partnership aims to give local cloud and service providers a one-stop digital hub for multiple edge solutions, helping them access global interconnectivity and reduce costs.

Tapping in to Digital Edge’s extended geographic coverage and energy-efficient data centres will support the...

Equinix and Aviatrix partner on encrypted multicloud solution

Data

Data centre provider Equinix has partnered with cloud networking company Aviatrix for a joint solution designed to help enterprises manage multicloud networks.

The move fits in to Equinix’s broader strategy to provide customers with digital services designed to accelerate innovation.

Aviatrix Edge will be available on Equinix’s Network Edge platform across more than 25 of the company’s data centres via a high-performance encrypted connection.

“We are...

IDrive expands European data centre footprint with 4 new locations

Data centre

IDrive Compute, a VPS hosting solution from IDrive, has expanded its international network of edge computing locations with a number of new data centres in Europe.

Specialising in cloud storage, online backup, remote access, and compliance technologies, the company's services help more than 4 million customers back up over 500 petabytes of data.

With its growth into Europe, IDrive hopes to help businesses host multiple virtual instances with physical servers and robust...

DataQube secures €26m from French investment management company

A pile of Euro notes.

DataQube Global, said to be the developer of the world’s first standalone edge data centre module, has acquired a €26 million funding from RGREEN INVEST, an investment management company focused on green tech projects. 

With more than €800m already invested in InfraGreen and renewable energy markets, this is the company’s first venture in the data centre industry.

DataQube’s person-free layout is said to offer a significantly lower carbon footprint...