Digital Realty has created data center campuses from a former helicopter plant (Paris) and submarine base (Marseille) as it boosts its data center capacity and connectivity in France.
Iron Mountain has signed a 27-megawatt lease for a new data center in Frankfurt, serving notice that it has joined the top tier of developers that can provide capacity to the largest clients.
In the European data center business, the focus is on FLAP – short for Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris. DCF talks with Iron Mountain’s Eric Boonstra about hyperscale trends in these markets.
KKR is the latest marquee investing firm to enter the data center industry, forming Global Technical Realty (GTR) to develop more than $2.5 billion in data centers across Europe in the coming years.
Vantage Data Centers is continuing its expansion into European markets with a definitive agreement to acquire Next Generation Data (NGD), a massive data center facility in Cardiff, Wales.
Vantage Data Centers is going global with a $2 billion push into Europe, acquiring service provider Etix Everywhere along with land parcels in five markets.
European data centers are preparing contingencies for a potential “no deal” Brexit, which could impact everything from energy pricing to delivery of generators. But the runup to Brexit has been a period of surprisingly strong investment in digital infrastructure.
The growth of the CyrusOne Phoenix campus demonstrates why the company has been a pioneer in the rapid growth of the data center industry, advancing new ways of building at speed and scale. Its next phase of growth will target European markets.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Eric Boonstra, VP & GM of Iron Mountain Data Centers Western Europe explores how the European data center market is evolving and poised for future growth.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Norbert Kutter, Director of Global Business Development for Instor, leads readers through the four most important steps to consider when looking to do business in Europe in the data center industry.