UK Data Center Industry Links for May 31

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Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the UK data center industry from the past week:

  • Further optimism for data centre industry – The outlook is positive for the data centre sector according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s Spring Data Centre Barometer (DCB4). “The majority of our survey respondents hold an increasingly positive attitude towards industry prospects for the remainder of 2010 and into the first half of 2011,” said Mark Larard, director in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Data Centre team “Over the last couple of months we have seen a number of significant transactions occur, demonstrating that previous optimism is now being converted into hard fact.”
  • Logicalis Opens Data Centre – Logicalis has announced the launch of its 10,000 square foot high density data centre. The Tier 3+ facility, located on the M4 corridor, will provide customers with made-to-measure hosted and managed services to support hyper-virtualised computing, storage and networking technologies. Press Release.
  • Telehouse Opens New Flagship Facility in London’s Docklands – The launch of Telehouse West marks the latest evolution of the Telehouse brand, which has also seen the organisation expand into emerging markets such as South Africa and Vietnam. Press Release.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.