Negotiations over data transfer regulations between American and European officials stalled over the weekend, missing the Sunday deadline set by Europe’s national privacy agencies.
A village in Ireland will be the location of the second Facebook data center in Europe, the company officially confirmed on Sunday. Read More
As bigger and bigger parts of our lives get converted to digital formats, people get increasingly curious about the infrastructure that makes the internet, or the cloud (whatever you want to call it), possible. A lot of the things that may seem obvious to those working in the data center industry are mysteries to people outside of it. Read More
Docker Inc., the company behind the popular open-source containerization project Docker, has bought, Unikernel Systems, a company that is similarly synonymous with the Unikernel project aimed at creating stripped-down kernel images for microservice-based architectures. Read More
Equinix has closed its acquisition of the European data center services giant TelecityGroup, establishing itself as the largest data center provider in Europe for some time to come.
BT, the UK telecoms giant also known by the name of its subsidiary British Telecommunications, has landed two government cloud contracts with the European Union, together worth more than €24 million over four years. Read More
Ninety-percent of organizations plan to increase mobile app development in 2016, according to a new mobile maturity study by Red Hat.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled this week that employers have a right to read employees private messages sent via chat software during working hours.
Tableau Software, based in Seattle, has launched a data center in Dublin, Ireland, its first in Europe, in response to growing interest from customers in choosing physical location of their data. Read More
French Parliament is considering an anti-encryption amendment to its massive “Digital Republic” bill to provide easy access to digital communications by law enforcement. Read More