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Oxford Quantum Circuits | March 15, 2023
On March 14, 2023, Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC), an industry-leading global quantum computing as a service (QCaaS) provider company, and the world's digital infrastructure provider, Equinix, announced that OQC aims make one of the world's most powerful commercially available quantum computers to via Equinix's TY11 Tokyo International Business Exchange data center.
The technology is intended to benefit a wide range of industries, including drug discovery and development, banking, risk management, and advanced manufacturing. Once connected to Equinix Fabric, organizations will have access to quantum computing as if it were on-premises, allowing them to trial and experiment with the innovative technology by connecting directly to QCaaS within their own digital infrastructure with improved security and ease.
Dr. Ilana Wisby, CEO at OQC ltd., stated, "The world has been waiting for quantum computing to mature to the point that it can change our lives. Installing quantum computing in Equinix's world-class TY11 data center brings us a step closer to this reality. Quantum computing represents a major shift in terms of technology and process. Unlike traditional classical computers, quantum computers can crunch vast amounts of data at incredible speeds. We are excited to work with Equinix to help businesses around the world to build their quantum skillset and capabilities. The future is here, and we are setting the pace for the era of quantum computing."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Arun Dev, Global Head of Digital Interconnection at Equinix, remarked, "Quantum computing has the potential to transform the way businesses solve problems both now and into the future, especially as our customers look for more innovative solutions. As the world's digital infrastructure company, we are proud to enable easier, secure, high-bandwidth access to this pioneering technology to thousands of businesses around the world. Welcoming OQC's quantum computer to our global interconnection ecosystem on Platform Equinix underpins our commitment to supporting innovation. We are looking forward to working together to solve some of the key digital challenges organizations face today."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
About Oxford Quantum Circuits
Founded in 2017, Oxford Quantum Circuits is an industry-leading quantum computing company. It makes quantum accessible to their clients, allowing them to conduct ground-breaking research. The company produced the only commercially available quantum computers in the United Kingdom. It introduced the first quantum computing as a service (QCaaS) in the United Kingdom, making quantum technology accessible to businesses.
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BDx | February 06, 2023
Big Data Exchange (BDx), a provider of data center platforms in Asia-Pacific, has recently announced its plans to construct a new 16MW facility in the emerging high-tech industrial area developed by Hong Kong's premier property development company, Sino Group. BDx intends to have the HKG8 hyperscaler-ready data center operational by the end of 2023.
This will be BDx's fourth data center in Hong Kong, situated in the Kwai Chung District, which is growing to be a highly desirable industrial and commercial zone. The data center is five kilometers from the nearest port and twenty-six kilometers from Hong Kong's airport. It will provide redundant power supply and dependable infrastructure to BDx's hyperscale and enterprise clients, ensuring super-dense connectivity, top-notch fail-safe resiliency, and IX ecosystems characteristic of BDx data centers.
As data center investments continue to increase, a recent report by Arizton Advisory and Intelligence projects that the Hong Kong data center market will reach nearly $4 billion by 2027. Hong Kong is one of the leading digital hubs in the Asia-Pacific region because of its robust adoption of cloud technologies, smart city development initiatives, and its government's dedication to developing the ICT market.
Mayank Srivastava, CEO of BDx, shared, "BDx is pleased to announce our new data center to further our commitment to the Hong Kong market. We are pleased to work with Sino Group to develop our next-generation, hyperscale-ready site, which is designed with fail-safe features and a clear focus on sustainability. We continue to support Hong Kong as The Digital Hub of APAC," He added, "With HKG8, our newest data center in Hong Kong, we continue to expand our footprint across Asia with sustainable, high quality sites. We are proud to offer our customers dense connectivity, IX ecosystems and reliable redundant options, to drive digital delivery and growth."
(Source – PR Newswire)
About BDx Data Centers
BDx Data Centers Singapore-based premier provider of data center, hybrid cloud, and colocation solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. It enables enterprises to scale across the world's most influential markets under the direction of a team with global recognition. With ultramodern facilities in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Singapore, the company provides next-gen solutions that go beyond the norm. To meet the growing digital needs of multinationals, hyperscalers, and financial service organizations, the company is actively expanding its presence in emerging regions.
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Cyxtera Technologies | March 02, 2023
On March 01, 2023, Cyxtera, a leading company in interconnection and data center colocation services, announced a strategic partnership with Dell Technologies to boost the infrastructure deployments of their customers by combining Dell's infrastructure with Cyxtera's colocation and network technologies.
Using Cyxtera's global network of colocation facilities as well as Digital Exchange network fabric, the companies will offer full stack infrastructure as a service to international enterprises of all sizes, as well as federal, local, and state government bodies. This includes server and rack unit-specific compute infrastructure, colocation space, network connectivity, and power. These capabilities enable a cloud-like deployment experience for workloads requiring performance, security, and control of dedicated infrastructure and colocation.
Within a Cyxtera data center, the Cyxtera Dell Experience Lab allows consumers to interact with Dell Technologies across various consumption models. Through Cyxtera's robust Command Center interface, participants in the Experience Lab can visualize how to construct an on-demand data center using Dell Technologies. Clients can:
Use Cyxtera's Marketplace to gain access to hundreds of providers.
Deploy and manage Dell PowerEdge servers colocated within a Cyxtera SmartCab.
Deploy Dell PowerEdge server infrastructure with Cyxtera's Enterprise Bare Metal service as needed.
Manage the Enterprise Bare Metal and colocated solutions' core networking and Layer 2 interconnections.
Establish dynamic connections to the public cloud, public internet, and enterprise WAN providers.
Chief Revenue Officer of Cyxtera, David Keasey, shared, "We're focused on providing rapid, seamless access to the technologies our customers need to support their unique business demands," He added, "By offering on-demand access to Dell infrastructure via our Enterprise Bare Metal offering, we will enable organizations of all sizes to harness the power of raw compute resources via a cloud-like delivery model across our global data center footprint."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Cyxtera Technologies
Cyxtera is a leading provider of colocation and interconnection services based in Coral Gables (Florida), offering a network of more than 60 data centers across over 30 markets. With a focus on providing customers with cloud-like infrastructure solutions that are both flexible and scalable, it can help businesses achieve their strategic objectives and maintain a competitive edge. With a customer base of over 2,300 enterprises and government organizations, the company is committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that enable customers to scale faster and achieve their financial goals.