DATA CENTRE

  • Xiaomi to set up data centre in India by June March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to address data security concerns, Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi will set up its data centre in the country by June this year, an investment that could run into millions of dollars. The company, which entered India last year, was in news after the Indian Air Force...
  • Apple to spend 1.25 billion pounds on two new data centres in Europe February 23, 2015

    Bengaluru-Apple said it would spend 1.25 billion pounds to build two data centres in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs. The company said the centres, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and...
  • Apple to invest $2 billion to convert sapphire plant into data centre February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple said it plans to invest $2 billion to convert a failed sapphire glass plant in Arizona into a data centre. Apple teamed up with GT Advanced Technologies Inc, to set up the plant in Mesa in 2013 to manufacture scratch-resistant sapphire screens for Apple devices. But GT Advanced filed for...
  • China's Xiaomi to move users' data to servers outside of China, to India in 2015 October 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said it plans to set up a data centre in India next year to store local user data, as the fast-growing company seeks to deflect concerns about privacy that could hamper its efforts to expand overseas. The move by privately owned Xiaomi comes after it said...
  • After Microsoft, Amazon may now set up data centre in India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: World's largest e-tailer Amazon is evaluating setting up a data centre in India to tap into the multi-billion cloud opportunity in India. Amazon, which offers cloud services under Amazon Web Services (AWS), is looking to aggressively expand its foothold in the Indian market, which has players like Google and...
  • J&K government launches 'Any Time, Any Where' access state portal September 22, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday launched single window 'Any Time, Any Where' access to the information and services of various departments of Jammu and Kashmir Government. "The portal will provide to people a single window 'Any Time, Any Where' access to the information and services...
  • Google opens first data centres in Asia; no plans for India, China December 11, 2013

    Changhua, Taiwan: Google opened its first two data centres in Asia on Wednesday to cater to the world's fastest growing consumer technology markets, but the company has no plans to open one in China or India. Choosing Taiwan and Singapore instead illustrates the problem that tech companies face in trying to...
  • Google's Eric Schmidt says NSA spying outrageous, illegal if true: Report November 4, 2013

    Bangalore: Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said widespread US government spying on its data centres would be outrageous and potentially illegal if true, the Wall Street Journal reported. "It's really outrageous that the NSA was looking between the Google data centers, if that's true," Schmidt said in an interview. "The steps...
  • Google to spend another 450 million euros on Finnish data centre November 4, 2013

    Hamina: Google said on Monday it would invest another 450 million euros ($607 million) over the next few years on a data centre in southeastern Finland, a boost for a country struggling with Nokia's decline and weakness in paper and steel industries. The investment is in addition to 350 million euros...
  • NSA breaks into Google, Yahoo data centres: Report October 31, 2013

    Washington: The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centres around the world, The Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. A secret accounting dated January 9, 2013, indicates that NSA sends millions of records...
  • UIDAI data centre to come up at Manesar January 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is setting up its data centre at Manesar in Haryana and this captive 'Green Data Centre' would be built as per global standards. While stating this on Sunday, an official spokesman said that this data centre would be one of the biggest data...
  • Google opens window into secretive data centres October 18, 2012

    San Francisco: Google is opening a virtual window into the secretive data centers where an intricate maze of computers process Internet search requests, show YouTube video clips and distribute email for millions of people. The unprecedented peek is being provided through a new website unveiled Wednesday at http://www.google.com/about/datacenters/gallery/#/ . The site...
  • Google opens window into secretive data centres October 17, 2012

    San Francisco: Google is opening a virtual window into the secretive data centres where an intricate maze of computers process Internet search requests, show YouTube video clips and distribute email for millions of people. The unprecedented peek is being provided through a new website unveiled on Wednesday at http://www.google.com/about/datacenters/gallery/#/ . The...
  • Google buys wind power for Oklahoma data centre September 27, 2012

    California: US Internet company Google Inc on Wednesday agreed to buy 48 megawatts (MW) of wind energy for its Oklahoma data center from the Canadian Hills wind power project in Oklahoma, which is expected to enter service later this year. In a release, Google said it has been working with its...
  • Google to build data centers in Singapore, HK, Taiwan September 28, 2011

    Hong Kong: Google Inc said on Wednesday that it will begin building data centers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, which will be operational within 12 years once construction begins. Investment in the data centers in Hong Kong and Taiwan would exceed $100 million each, the Internet search company said in...