Google's data centre in Saint-Ghislain, Belgium, the company's first to to add an on-site solar plant to power IT operations. Source: Google

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5 new types of investor players in data centres spurring competitive rivalry

Data Centre markets have experienced extraordinary growth over the past 18 months and underwritten the critical communications that have very effectively managed to sustain global economic activity during this time.

By TTC Newsroom

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June 14, 2021 | 9:03 AM BST

This exponential upturn in demand, changing the norms of behaviour in e-commerce and cognizant of the global roll out of hyperscales, and potentially morphing infrastructure strategies across on prem, colocation, cloud and edge delivery options, has not gone unnoticed by private equity investors, who had already initiated the process of acquiring data centre platforms in early 2020.

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