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EdgeUno announces CTO appointment and partnership with Sunnyvale Networks

Brazil-based network services company will be joining EdgeUno to further expand its services in Latin America. Latin America-based EdgeUno has appointed Epafras Schaden as Chief Technology Officer and announced its union with Sunnyvale Networks. Sunnyvale Networks provides network engineering, operations and architecture services to more than 50 ISPs in Brazil. The Sunnyvale team has engineers at Juniper, Cisco, Arista, Infinera and...

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Rubrik expands its executive team with two new appointments

The new VP for EMEA, Martin Brown will build on solid growth in the EMEA theatre, whilst Jan Ursi will lead the channel in the region. Cloud data management company Rubrik has announced two new appointments, Martin Brown as VP for EMEA, and Jan Ursi as Senior Director – EMEA Channels and Technology Partners. In his new role, Brown will be responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy for EMEA, introducing more Data-Forward...

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Google Cloud partners with AI solutions firm to deliver financial services solutions in the cloud

The company provides enterprise intelligence and surveillance solutions that help financial services firms reduce risk, prevent fraud, and meet stringent regulatory scrutiny. Artificial Intelligence solutions firm Digital Reasoning and Google Cloud announced a global strategic partnership to help banks and other financial institutions leverage the global scale, reliability, and performance of the cloud. The pair initially began...

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HPE announces $925m acquisition of SD-WAN firm Silver Peak

The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of HPE’s fiscal year 2020, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Silver Peak, an SD-WAN firm, in a transaction valued at $925 million. Silver Peak will be combined with HPE’s Aruba business unit and will extend Aruba’s...

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Facebook rumoured to be behind plans for largest data centre in the Netherlands

It has been said that Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) could be the tech giants behind the planning of a large new data centre facility in the Netherlands. The Zeewolde municipality in the Netherlands has reportedly unveiled its plan to expand the existing Trekkersveld business park, which will include a hyperscale data centre, according to a report by Silicon Canals. Data Economy reached out to Facebook for confirmation, to which a spokesperson...

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Red Bee Media expands connectivity with Equinix

The company utilises an interconnection-first approach within Equinix International Business Exchange data centres in Amsterdam, Helsinki and London, to support its growing Channel Store. Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) has announced that managed media services company Red Bee, has expanded its connectivity on Platform Equinix to the UK. The move supports the growth of the Red Bee Channel Store, whereby broadcasters, streaming services,...

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Stratus to manage data centre properties for Cromwell across Europe and Asia Pacific

The company says the data centre roll out will be through the Stratus Cromwell Data Centre Fund. Real estate investor and manager Cromwell Property Group (ASX:CMW) has entered into a strategic partnership with Stratus Data Centres, a member of the EXS Capital Group (EXS), to invest in and manage the rollout of a data centre property platform across Europe and Asia Pacific. Stratus will be responsible for project development, leasing,...

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NTT DATA Services to operate data centre for Retirement Systems of Alabama

Owned and operated by RSA since 2012, the 300-rack capacity data centre currently provides hosting services for more than 50 companies. NTT DATA Services has announced an agreement with the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) to manage and operate its 44,000-sqf data centre, located in downtown Montgomery, Alabama. The company said it will enhance the industry standard certification posture of the data centre, as well as expand its...

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Google pledges $10bn for India’s digital economy

The tech giant has been a partner in India’s digitization journey since 2004, with the opening of its first offices in Hyderabad and Bangalore. Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) CEO Sundar Pichai announced a $10 billion Google for India Digitization Fund to help accelerate India’s digital economy. The company is set to invest in India over the next five to seven years through a mix of equity investments, partnerships, and operational,...