HPE hangs on as world’s top server vendor

03 January 2018

Worldwide server revenues increased 16 per cent during the third quarter of the year compared to the same time last year, while shipments grew 5.1 per cent, according to Gartner.

The firm says a build-out of infrastructure to support cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations was the main driver for worldwide growth in the server market during the period. 

In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), total server revenues came in at $3.1bn, a 17.1 per cent increase from the third quarter of 2016, says the analyst.

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HNS migrates Penguin to NGD’s “mega” data centre

03 January 2018

Hub Network Services (HNS) has migrated Penguin to NGD’s South Wales mega data centre.

The Cardiff-based ISP wanted to relocate its rack servers to a modern colocation facility which also offered lower costs and a more convenient location.

HNS says a critical requirement of the project was avoiding changes to the extensive IP address base managed by Penguin on behalf of its customers.

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Comtec to deliver data centre upgrade for IP House

03 January 2018

IP House has commissioned Reigate-based Comtec Power to upgrade its data centre in London Docklands.

Once completed, the 16,000ft2 facility will meet Tier III requirements to provide users with secure, resilient, and ultra-fast colocation services.

Startup operator IP House purchased what was previously a redundant data centre next to the City of London and Canary Wharf in late 2015.

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High demand forces Gatwick data centre expansion

03 January 2018

Opened in March 2017, 4D says it has sold all of its phase 1 rackspace capacity at its Gatwick facility.

Opened in March 2017, 4D says it has sold all of its phase 1 rackspace capacity at its Gatwick facility.

Independently owned operator 4D Data Centres has completed a £500,000 expansion of its Gatwick facility following what it says was “higher than expected” demand from businesses across the South East. 

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