KDDI drops $270m on Japanese datacentres

KDDI is investing $270m

Japanese carrier KDDI has contracted datacentre specialist Telehouse to build two datacentres in Osaka and Tokyo under a $270m project. Telehouse Osaka 2 will open in August 2015 and Telehouse Tokyo Tama 3 will open in February 2016.

Chunghwa Telecom invests $13bn in cloud datacentre

The datacentre is being built in New Taipei city

Taiwanese telo Chunghwa Telecom has begun construction on its state of the art Tier 4 cloud computing datacentre in New Taipei City, northern Taiwan.

Facebook backs project to develop ARM servers

The project could have an impact on datacentres

An organisation founded in 2010 to define the future of Linux on low power mobile chips from ARM has won support from social networking giant Facebook.

Thinking big

What actually goes on behind the glowing LEDs?

The explosion in cloud computing is driving massive demand for real estate, connectivity and power and hulking data centres are being erected in the frozen wilderness to feed this demand. But at the same time a more subtle evolution is taking place: the network has finally become the computer.

TeliaSonera unit buys datacentre specialist

Datacentres are high growth markets

Nordic systems integrator Cygate, owned by regional carrier TeliaSonera, this week acquired data centre specialist Information Infrastructure Management (IIM) for an undisclosed sum.