A significant public sector deal, a cybersecurity partnership, a new data center, and a new edge IX:
BT has won a major public sector contract in Scotland. They have been awarded the Scottish WAN contract by NHS National Services Scotland. The contract is for connectivity services touching 6000 sites across the country, including a wide range of schools, hospitals, GP surgeries, pharmacies, and NHS Board and local government offices.
LogRhythm has lined up a new strategic partnership over in Romania. They are teaming up with ALEF Group’s ALEF Distribution RO to improve cybersecurity of organizations in the country. ALEF Group supplies IT across a swath of eastern and southern Europe, and will leverage LogRhythm’s platform to help Romanian enterprises protect themselves from online threats.
Colt Data Centre Services has launched a new effort in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture. They have begun construction of their fourth data center in Inzai City, just 600m from their existing campus. When complete it will add some 8,747 square meters of space with a capacity of 20MW, bringing Colt DCS’s presence in Inzai to some 70MW.
And Proximity Data Centres has launched an IX in the UK’s West Midlands. IX Birmingham will be located at Proximity’s Birmingham Edge 8 facility, offering regional interconnection capabilities and eliminating the need to route everything to London or Manchester. Proximity has plans to do the same thing elsewhere in its footprint of 10 edge locations.
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